Iran warns virus could kill ‘millions’ in Islamic Republic

posted in: Middle East, News

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran issued its most dire warning yet Tuesday about the new coronavirus ravaging the country, suggesting “millions” could die in the Islamic Republic if people keep traveling and ignore health guidance. A state TV journalist who … Read More

Global Coronavirus Death Toll Passes 10,000

A concourse at Sky Harbor Airport is unusually empty as airlines cut flights due to the coronavirus outbreak, March 17, 2020, in Phoenix. THE LATEST: Global Coronavirus Death Toll Passes 10,000 Trump Touts Two Drugs for Coronavirus Treatment South Korea’s … Read More

Italy coronavirus death toll passes China’s for first time

The number of people to have died from coronavirus in Italy has now surpassed that of China, where the disease originated, according to figures released Thursday. The death toll in Italy over the past 24 hours rose by 427 to 3,405, officials said. Some … Read More

Las Vegas: MGM Resorts announces layoffs, closures, ‘several’ employees with coronavirus

Gai Phanalasy After almost two years of construction, which blocked Las Vegas Strip traffic at time, new superclub-restaurant Hakkasan is set to open. – Armando Navarro/FOX5 UPDATE (8:30 p.m.): MGM Resorts International announced in a company-wide letter on Friday that … Read More

Locust swarms put millions at risk of starvation across Africa and Asia

Photo: Tony Karumba/AFP via Getty Images In East Africa, the Middle East and South Asia, traveling swarms of locusts the size of Manhattan are putting potentially hundreds of millions at risk of starvation in what the UN has called the … Read More

Vatican Confirms First Case of Coronavirus

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Outpatient services at Vatican’s health clinic suspended The Vatican has reported its first coronavirus case, saying it had suspended outpatient services at its health clinic after a patient tested positive for Covid-19. The clinic inside the city-state – which has around … Read More

Powerful drone images reveal destroyed homes, rubble left from deadly Tennessee tornadoes

As Tennessee reels from a pair of thrashing tornadoes that left 25 people dead this week, staggering aerial images captured by a drone reveal the widespread destruction in the area. The storm ripped through Middle Tennessee early Tuesday morning, knocking out power for nearly 50,000 customers, destroying homes, … Read More

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