US points 3.3 million voters to ballot box despite coronavirus outbreak | NOW

While half of the world’s population is limited by quarantine measures, more than 3.3 million voters in Wisconsin are asked to come to the polls on Tuesday. They must express their preference for a candidate in the presidential primaries. Otherwise, those elections would be “fundamentally affected”, the court ruled in the state of over 5.7 […]

UN boss warns against ‘horrific increase’ reports of domestic violence | NOW

Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN) António Guterres warned in the night from Sunday to Monday about the “horrific increase in reports of domestic violence against women”. In several countries, helplines would have spoken twice as many women as normal, but Guterres did not name which countries. In the Netherlands, there is as yet no […]

Corona figures Belgium, Germany and Spain appear cautiously positive NOW

On Sunday, cautious positive news about the coronavirus will come from three European countries: Spain sees a decrease in new deaths, in Germany there are fewer new infections and Belgium sees a decrease in corona patients in the hospital. In Spain, the country with the most infections in Europe, the death toll rose by 647 […]

Nineteen killed by gang shooting in Mexico | NOW

Nineteen people were killed in a shooting between gangs in northern Mexico, the Mexican government reports on Saturday. It is one of the deadliest cases of gang violence in the country this year. “These are two criminal gangs fighting over drug routes to the United States,” said the Chihuahua state attorney general, where the shooting […]

Two killed and seven injured in knife attack in France NOW

In the municipality of Romans-sur-Isère in southeastern France, a man stabbed several people. At least two victims died. In addition, seven individuals were reported to have been injured, several of whom were seriously injured. According to the mayor of the municipality, the stabbing took place around 11 am outside a bakery, where people were waiting […]

Americans recommended to wear masks, but Trump ‘doesn’t have to’ NOW

The US government recommends that citizens wear cloth masks if they wish to combat the spread of the coronavirus, US President Donald Trump said Friday. In addition, Trump said he himself will not follow the advice and will not wear a mask in public. In the President’s daily press conference on the coronavirus, Trump emphasized […]

Pentagon Refuses To Evacuate Aircraft Carrier With 100 Corona Infections | NOW

In a letter, the commander of the US aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt sounded the alarm about the situation on the ship. More than a hundred of the nearly five thousand crew members have tested positive for the corona virus. US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper said on Tuesday that he did not yet consider […]

Hungarian Parliament Gives Orbán More Power to Fight Coronavirus | NOW

The Hungarian parliament gave the government of Prime Minister Viktor Orbán the authority on Tuesday to govern by decree because of the corona crisis. Critics fear the consequences of the law, which does not include an end date. Orbán had requested additional powers for his government as an extension of the state of emergency. The […]

More than 2,000 corona deaths in US, no mandatory quarantine yet NOW

The number of coronavirus deaths in the United States has risen to more than 2,000. US President Donald Trump issued a travel warning to the states of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut to prevent further spread of the virus. New York in particular is currently hard hit. In the US, more than 2,100 people […]