Violence mars Paris protest for health workers

Nationwide demonstrations in France demanding better pay and resources for health workers have been marred by violence in the capital, Paris. Police fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of masked protesters who threw stones and other projectiles and overturned a car. Officials said they have 19 officers injured, furthermore, they...

Oman records 810 further infections, 342 foreign residents

Oman reported Wednesday 810 new cases of the novel CORONAVIRUS, bringing to 26,079 the country's overall infections. The newly diagnosed cases include 468 Omanis and 342 foreign residents, the Health Ministry said. The ministry announced two more deaths from COVID-19 over the previous day, making Oman's total of such fatalities to...

India impatiently awaits Modi’s response to China

INDIA impatiently awaited Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s response on Wednesday to the death of at least 20 soldiers in a border clash with Chinese troops as the country’s media vented its fury and political rivals goaded Modi over his silence. Modi, in a Twitter message, called for an all-party meeting...

Daily News Briefing: UK expert finds cheap, life-saving coronavirus drug – ‘major breakthrough’

Wednesday 17 June coronavirus updates BRIEF - ME! – DAILY NEWS BRIEFING Wednesday 17 June 2020 News Briefing - Today's headlines are dominated by the global Coronavirus Pandemic. As of 6:30 am (GMT), these are the global active numbers. Global COVID-19 UPDATE Coronavirus Cases: 8,264,468 Deaths: 446,135 Recovered: 4,321,998   Premier League...