UN Commission of Inquiry on Syria on the effects of COVID-19

Video message by Karen Abuzayd, Member of the Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic, on the effects of COVID-19 in Syria: “The first COVID-19 cases have now been reported from Syria. For millions of Syrians the global pandemic threatens to unleash new facets of suffering on a population that has already … Read more UN Commission of Inquiry on Syria on the effects of COVID-19

Donald Trump: the first thing Boris Johnson said to me is ‘we need ventilators’

Donald Trump said on Friday that he had a conversation with Boris Johnson, who has tested positive for coronavirus, and ‘the first thing he said to me is: “We need ventilators.”‘ Trump mentioned Johnson ‘asking for ventilators today’ twice during the Coronavirus Task Force briefing  Coronavirus US live: Trump signs $2.2tn stimulus bill after invoking … Read more Donald Trump: the first thing Boris Johnson said to me is ‘we need ventilators’

Trump Invokes Production Law, Ordering GM to Build Ventilators

After days of pleading from the nation’s governors, U.S. President Donald Trump took steps Friday to expand the federal government’s role in helping to produce critically needed supplies to fight the coronavirus pandemic. #Coronavirus #Covid19 #DonaldTrum #TrumpGM #GeneralMotors It was an abrupt about-face by Trump, who had questioned governors’ needs for crucial medical equipment like … Read more Trump Invokes Production Law, Ordering GM to Build Ventilators

33,000 new UK hospital beds for coronavirus patients – BBC News

Mr Gove says that the best analysis shows the rate of infection in the UK has been doubling every three to four days. “These figures are a powerful reminder of the need for all of us to act,” he says. “Strict social distancing measures have been put in place to restrict the spread of Covid-19.” … Read more 33,000 new UK hospital beds for coronavirus patients – BBC News

China denounces new U.S. bill on Taiwan

U.S. President Donald Trump has signed into law an act that requires increased U.S. support for Taiwan internationally. China’s Foreign Ministry condemned the move. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on Google Play (Android): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.imib.cctv Follow us on: Website: https://www.cgtn.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ChinaGlobalTVNetwork/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cgtn/?hl=zh-cn … Read more China denounces new U.S. bill on Taiwan

Christchurch gunman pleads guilty to New Zealand mosque attacks that killed 51

Brenton Tarrant, 29, had previously denied 51 charges of murder, 40 of attempted murder and one of engaging in a terrorist act but changed his plea after a hurriedly arranged court hearing. Story by Emerald Maxwell. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our … Read more Christchurch gunman pleads guilty to New Zealand mosque attacks that killed 51

Germany: The Coal War | People and Power

A country that has relied on coal as an energy source for hundreds of years has had enough. Germany has declared the industry must end. The country’s last black coal mines were closed in 2018, and now Chancellor Angela Merkel’s administration has decided to phase out all remaining brown coal mines and coal-fired power plants. … Read more Germany: The Coal War | People and Power

Coronavirus: How do we protect our mental health?

The coronavirus pandemic has plunged the entire world into a state of uncertainty that is taking a toll on people with existing mental health conditions. And as millions face sickness, isolation, financial hardship and information overload it is likely to trigger a whole new set of conditions. One group particularly at risk during this time … Read more Coronavirus: How do we protect our mental health?