North Korea announces first death from COVID-19 as fever spreads explosively

SEOUL (Reuters) – At least one person confirmed to have COVID-19 has died in North Korea and hundreds of thousands have developed symptoms of fever, state media said on Friday, providing hints about the potentially dangerous scale of the spread of the country’s first confirmed case. epidemic. The data is an unprecedented acknowledgment of an … Read more

North Korea reports 6 deaths after accepting COVID-19 outbreak

North Korea said on Friday that six people had died and 350,000 people had been treated for a fever that had “explosively” spread across the country, a day after it first acknowledged the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19). The true scale is unclear, but the spread of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) could be devastating … Read more

Biden hosts Southeast Asian leaders as he tries to refocus on China

WASHINGTON – President Biden on Thursday began hosting Southeast Asian leaders at the White House for a two-day visit, delivering a message of solidarity – and aimed at providing a bulwark against Chinese influence in the region – even in much of his administration. He still focuses on the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The summit, … Read more

Pussy Riot begins its Ukraine tour after fleeing Moscow

Placeholder while loading article actions BERLIN (Reuters) – Russian feminist arts group Pussy Riot took to the stage with an anti-war message on Thursday, performing for the first time in three years, after their lead singer fled Russia by posing as a food courier to evade police. Speaking in Berlin at the start of a … Read more

Sri Lanka appoints new prime minister in bid to tackle growing crisis

Wickremesinghe has held this position five times before The island nation is in dire need of liquidity, in talks with the International Monetary Fund The protests turned bloody this week before they subsided COLOMBO (Reuters) – Sri Lanka appointed a new prime minister on Thursday as its embattled leader seeks a way out of the … Read more

Gas supply crisis in Europe worsens after Russia imposes sanctions

Russia imposes sanctions on European companies affiliated with Gazprom The Polish operator of the Yamal-Europe division was also affected Germany loses 10 million cubic meters per day of gas supply Dutch gas prices closed 12% higher BERLIN (Reuters) – Pressure on Europe to secure alternative gas supplies increased on Thursday as Moscow imposed sanctions on … Read more

North Korea reports COVID cases, launches 3 ballistic missile tests

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea and Japan said North Korea fired three ballistic missiles toward the sea off its east coast on Thursday in its latest tests aimed at advancing its weapons programs even as it reported an outbreak of the COVID-19 disease. for the first time. Three short-range ballistic missiles were launched at about … Read more

Sherine Abu Akle: Thousands mourn the murdered journalist, and the Palestinians demand accountability

Journalists, diplomats, religious leaders and officials, including Arab members of Israel’s parliament, the Knesset, attended the memorial procession at the Palestinian Authority President’s residence, which saw Abu Aqla’s coffin draped in a Palestinian flag carried while honor guards played musical instruments. Crowds gathered in the streets outside the house were heard chanting “A true voice … Read more

Kyiv: Video shows Russian soldiers killing two civilians before looting a shop

CNN has obtained surveillance video of what is now being investigated as a war crime by Ukrainian prosecutors. Two civilians were killed after the brutal shooting they were subjected to The so-called rules of war that prohibit targeting civilians. CNN identified the victims. One of them was the owner of a car dealership that was … Read more

5 things to know Thursday

Supreme Court justices meet for the first time since Roe v. Wade’s opinion was leaked The nine Supreme Court justices are meeting in private on Thursday for their first scheduled meeting since then Draft opinion leaked that would overturn Roe v. Wade, The Associated Press reports. The meeting comes at a time when the future … Read more