Day: March 5, 2020

Greece blocks 35,000 migrants, plans to deport arrivals after March 1

KASTANIES, Greece/EDIRNE, Turkey – Greece has repulsed nearly 35,000 migrants trying to cross onto its territory illegally since Turkey opened its border nearly a week ago, government sources said on Thursday, as it prepares to deport hundreds of others who made it through. Thousands of migrants have made […]

Robotic arm designed in China could help save lives on medical frontline

SHANGHAI – Researchers at one of China’s top universities have designed a robot they say could help save lives on the frontline during the coronavirus outbreak. The machine consists of a robotic arm on wheels that can perform ultrasounds, take mouth swabs and listen to sounds made by […]

Iran’s Khamenei asks India to stop attacks on Muslims after deadly riots

NEW DELHI – Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei urged India on Thursday to “confront extremist Hindus” and “stop the massacre of Muslims”, adding to the international fallout over deadly Hindu-Muslim violence in New Delhi. At least 44 people were killed and hundreds injured in the worst communal […]

Biden surges past Sanders in Democratic race as Bloomberg exits

Joe Biden, counted out just days ago, took control of the race for the Democratic presidential nomination on Wednesday after racking up stunning primary victories over Bernie Sanders and earning the endorsement of deep-pocketed billionaire Michael Bloomberg. President Donald Trump hailed the “incredible comeback” of the 77-year-old former […]

Putin, Erdogan look to defuse Syria crisis at Moscow talks

The leaders of Russia and Turkey met in Moscow on Thursday after a surge in fighting in Syria raised fears of their armies clashing and launched a new migrant crisis. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is hoping Russia’s Vladimir Putin will agree to a rapid ceasefire in Idlib, […]

290 million students out of school as global virus battle intensifies

Almost 300 million students worldwide faced weeks at home with Italy and India the latest to shut schools over the deadly new coronavirus, as the IMF urged an all-out global offensive against the epidemic. More than 95,000 people have been infected and over 3,200 have died worldwide from […]

U.S. virus death toll hits 11; feds investigate nursing home

SEATTLE — Federal authorities announced an investigation of the Seattle-area nursing home at the center of an outbreak of the new coronavirus as the U.S. death toll climbed to 11, including the first fatality outside Washington state. Officials in California’s Placer County, near Sacramento, said Wednesday an elderly person who […]

Russian, Turkish presidents meet as Syria violence continues

MOSCOW — The Turkish and Russian presidents on Thursday sat down for talks in Moscow aimed at ending hostilities in northwestern Syria involving their forces and proxies that threaten to pit the two countries against each other in a direct military conflict Both leaders underlined the need to […]

No shortage of medicines in the country to deal with the outbreak of Corona virus: Shri Sadananda Gowda

open view news desk The Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilizers, Shri V Sadananda Gowda has said that there is no shortage of medicines in the country to deal with the outbreak of Corona virus. Inaugurating India Pharma & Medical Device 2020 conference in Gandhi Nagar, Gujarat Today’ Shri Gowda […]

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