RPT-Like mass pilgrimage to the Malaysian mosque has become a coronavirus hotspot

(Repeats without modification) * Four-day Muslim meeting attended by 16,000 people * Hundreds of coronavirus cases among participants * Malaysia closes its borders to contain the outbreak * Cases of the mosque event spread across South Asia By A. Ananthalakshmi and Joseph Sipalan KUALA LUMPUR, March 17 (Reuters) – The faithful slept in full tents […]

The UK government evokes the wartime Blitz spirit to fight the coronavirus

LONDON (Reuters) – The British government has called for a national effort similar to that which helped the country survive during World War II as it prepares to combat the spread of coronavirus. PHOTO FILE: pedestrians cross the street while a woman is wearing a protective mask, while the number of coronavirus cases is growing […]

Gatherings are prohibited, travel is limited as coronavirus cases grow worldwide

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Leaders in Europe, the Middle East and the Americas have launched bans on the occasion of major meetings and stricter travel restrictions as cases of the new coronavirus spread worldwide. The U.S. reported his first death from the disease on Saturday, a man in his fifties in Washington state, where officials reported […]

The Swiss court convicts a British lawyer for defamation of the oil trader at MI5

GENEVA (Reuters) – A Geneva court has found a British lawyer guilty of defamation and attempted to be extorted for writing letters to Western intelligence services accusing his former client, a Russian-led oil dealer, of financing terrorism. An indictment presented to the court by a public prosecutor in Geneva states that Matthew Parish, a 44-year-old […]