Day: April 23, 2020

US coronavirus death toll surpasses 46,000

April 23, 2020

The death toll in the US from the coronavirus exceeded the 46,000 mark Wednesday after more than 1,700 new fatalities in the past 24 hours, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. The university’s running tally counted 46,785 deaths and 842,624 cases. The country continues to lead in COVID-19 cases and virus-linked deaths worldwide. […]

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US: 4.4M more Americans seeks jobless aid; total at 26M

April 23, 2020

More than 4.4 million more Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week as the US continues to grapple with economic repercussions from the novel coronavirus, according to data released Thursday by the Labor Department. In all, 4,427,000 jobless claims were filed, representing a week-on-week decrease of 810,000 claims. The five-week total for those who have […]

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Italian prosecutors probe nursing home deaths

April 23, 2020

Italian prosecutors are investigating hundreds of deaths from coronavirus in the country’s nursing homes, considering criminal charges for health officials accused of being responsible for the elderly victims’ deaths. The possible charges for the health managers involved in the probe are culpable epidemic and multiple culpable homicides, Italian media reported. Thousands of family members and […]

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Trump wishes Muslims ‘Ramadan Mubarak’ in message

April 23, 2020

US President Donald Trump on Thursday wished Muslims across the nation and the world “Ramadan Mubarak,” or a blessed Ramadan, saying he prays for those observing the holy month.  “Over the past months, we have seen how important the power of prayer can be during challenging times. Today, as the holy month of Ramadan commences, […]

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UK: Coronavirus deaths top 18,700

April 23, 2020

British health authorities announced on Thursday that the UK-wide death toll from coronavirus rose 616 in the last 24 hours. The Department of Health reported: “425,821 people have been tested of which 138,078 tested positive. “As of 5pm on 22 April, of those hospitalised in the UK who tested positive for coronavirus, 18,738 have sadly […]

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Scholars urge caution amid pandemic on eve of Ramadan

April 23, 2020

A- A A+ 5Y-2133413823-04-2020 18:28 Ankara      Newsml 1.2 indir Newsml 2.9 indir Metin Bülten GenelÖzel Kategori Genel Kültür, Sanat, Yaşam Scholars urge caution amid pandemic on eve of Ramadan – Muslim scholars call for compliance to official precautions on fasting, prayers ahead of holy month By Mahmut Geldi BEIRUT (AA) – Muslim scholars warned the […]

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Split in Sudan’s ruling political coalition

April 23, 2020

Sudan’s ruling political coalition, the Forces for Freedom and Change (FFC), saw a split on Thursday as one of the main political parties suspended its participation in the alliance. The National Umma Party (NUP), headed by ex-Prime Minister Alsadig Almahdi and which led protests against former President Omar al-Bashir, has called for reformation in the […]

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European volleyball cup scuttled due to coronavirus

April 23, 2020

 The European Volleyball Confederation (CEV) on Thursday announced that the rest of the 2020 European Cups will not be played due to the coronavirus crisis in Europe. ”The CEV Board of Administration agreed to cancel the remainder of the 2020 European Cups, including the CEV Champions League Volley Super Finals scheduled for May 16 in […]

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