Monday, April 6, 2020
Tags Diplomacy / foreign policy

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UK wants more ventilators, hospital beds as coronavirus spreads

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain told manufacturers to ramp up the country's production of ventilators and ordered private hospitals to prepare for an overspill of...

Four cruise companies will suspend outbound voyages for 30 days: Trump

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that four cruise line companies had agreed to suspend outbound cruises for...

Montenegro bars gatherings, closes schools, ports and border crossings

PODGORICA (Reuters) - Montenegro barred public gatherings, closed schools for at least two weeks and adopted an array of other measures on Friday, including...

Ethiopia confirms its first case of coronavirus

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopia has confirmed its first case of the new coronavirus, the country's public health institute told Reuters on Friday. Takele...

Iraq puts Germany and Qatar on coronavirus entry ban list

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq has banned entry to travelers coming from Germany and Qatar, its health minister said on Friday, bringing the total number...

North Macedonia bars foreigners arriving from ‘high-risk countries’ over coronavirus

SKOPJE (Reuters) - North Macedonia's outgoing government barred public gatherings on Friday and said it would deny entry to foreign nationals arriving from "high-risk...

Romanian president taps quarantined interim PM to form new government

BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Romanian President Klaus Iohannis asked quarantined interim Prime Minister Ludovic Orban to form a new government on Friday that parliament could...

Hong Kong records fourth coronavirus-related death – hospital spokeswoman

HONG KONG (Reuters) - An 80-year old man became the fourth patient in Hong Kong to die due to the coronavirus, a...

Canada’s Trudeau to be in isolation after wife tests positive for...

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will be in isolation for two weeks after his wife, Sophie, tested positive for coronavirus on...

As coronavirus chaos spreads globally, Trump declares U.S. emergency

WASHINGTON/GENEVA (Reuters) - President Donald Trump declared a U.S. national emergency over the quickly spreading coronavirus on Friday, opening the door to more government...