Day: May 5, 2020

Born in a concentration camp: the Holocaust's youngest survivors

Holocaust survivor Florence Schulmann has always worried that if she went into schools to recount her experience, it would sound almost fantastical: “I’d be too scared that they wouldn’t believe me.” It is the first time that the retired French shopkeeper, now living in Paris’s 11th district, has […]

Rise in Jhelum water: Advisor Baseer Khan inspects arrangements at Emergency Operation Centre

open view news desk SRINAGAR, MAY 05: Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Baseer Ahmad Khan today reviewed the arrangements at Emergency Operation Centre (EoC) established here at Hari Niwas in the backdrop of rise in Jhelum Water Level. The government has established the Emergency Operation Centre to deal with […]

Biden pressed to choose a black woman as his running mate

DETROIT — After a devastating start to the Democratic primary, Joe Biden’s campaign was revived when black voters in South Carolina and throughout the South overwhelmingly sided with him. Now that he’s the presumptive Democratic nominee, black voters and leaders are pressing for him to pick a black […]

Police clash with crowds as India eases coronavirus curbs

AHMEDABAD/NEW DELHI – Indian police fired tear gas at a crowd of protesting migrant workers in Gujarat and launched baton charges against hundreds of people queuing at liquor stores in New Delhi, even as the first steps were being taken to relax a coronavirus lockdown. The world’s largest […]

Israel isolates coronavirus antibody in 'significant breakthrough' – minister

JERUSALEM – Israel has isolated a key coronavirus antibody at its main biological research laboratory, the Israeli defence minister said on Monday, calling the step a “significant breakthrough” toward a possible treatment for the COVID-19 pandemic. The “monoclonal neutralising antibody” developed at the Israel Institute for Biological Research […]

Venezuelan authorities detain U.S. citizens allegedly involved in incursion

CARACAS – Venezuelan authorities have detained two U.S. citizens working with a U.S. military veteran who has claimed responsibility for a failed armed incursion into the oil producing country, President Nicolas Maduro said on Monday. In a state television address, Maduro said authorities arrested 13 “terrorists” on Monday […]

India should put in large enough stimulus package to revive demand: Abhijit Banerjee

New Delhi, May 5: India should come out with a large enough stimulus package to revive demand, Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee said on Tuesday, asserting that putting cash in the hands of people would be the best way to boost the economy post lockdown. Banerjee, while talking to Congress […]

AP PHOTOS: Kashmir athletes struggle during virus lockdown

SRINAGAR, India — The coronavirus pandemic has restricted athlete Afreen Hyder to a small space in Indian-controlled Kashmir where she finds it difficult to do the martial arts routines she needs to keep fit. The 20-year-old shares a two-bedroom apartment with her parents in the disputed region’s main […]

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