Coronavirus protection kit pollutes French coast – BBC News

Video shot by a French NGO in the Mediterranean shows masks and gloves littering the seabed. Opération mer propre (Operation clean sea) is trying to clean up the coast near the resort of Antibes. It is alarmed by this new coronavirus pollution, which adds to the already chronic problem of plastic pollution. Please subscribe HERE … Read more Coronavirus protection kit pollutes French coast – BBC News

The boat that disappeared – BBC News

The IOM has warned that the current situation in the Mediterranean that could mean more and more people are disappearing at sea. The number of migrant boats leaving Libya for Europe has increased four times on last year and at the same time there are less search and rescue missions in operation. NGO boats are … Read more The boat that disappeared – BBC News

Malta: Migrants accuse authorities of blocking ships

Authorities on the Mediterranean island of Malta are being accused of violating international law. Footage has been released showing Maltese armed forces actively preventing a vessel with 101 people on board coming into port. Al Jazeera’s Sonia Gallego reports. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find us on … Read more Malta: Migrants accuse authorities of blocking ships

40th anniversary of the eradication of smallpox & other topics – Daily Briefing (8 May 2020)

LIVE Noon briefing by Stephane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General of the United Nations, and by Reem Abaza, Spokesperson of the President of the General Assembly. Highlights: SG/hate speech SG/WW2 remembrance COVID/Pacific COVID/resident coordinators Iraq Syria Horn of Africa Somalia Mediterranean UNHCR/DRC Smallpox Highlights of the briefing by the Spokesperson of the President of the … Read more 40th anniversary of the eradication of smallpox & other topics – Daily Briefing (8 May 2020)

CGTN Nature: Yellow River Series | Episode 2: Guests from Afar

In 2014, several flamingos arrived in the wetlands around the Yuncheng Salt Lake in north China’s Shanxi Province. These native inhabitants of the Mediterranean coasts and east Africa have been attracted by the rich wetlands and the abundance of food the area offers. The birds settled there and have grown into a small flock of … Read more CGTN Nature: Yellow River Series | Episode 2: Guests from Afar

Coronavirus spreads on French aircraft carrier

Nearly 700 sailors assigned to the French aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle have tested positive for the coronavirus. The French armed forces ministry said almost 1,800 mariners, nearly all from the carrier, had been tested so far. Results have yet to come in for a third of those tests. Charles de Gaulle initially set sail … Read more Coronavirus spreads on French aircraft carrier

UN-backed Libya government takes control of key coastal cities

Libya’s UN-backed Government of National Accord said its forces took control of three key cities on the Mediterranean coast, as they expelled troops loyal to the Libyan National Army (LNA) of General Khalifa Haftar. Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on VK https://vk.com/rt_international Follow … Read more UN-backed Libya government takes control of key coastal cities

Whale break: rare sighting off Marseille as lockdown quietens sea

A maritime patrol has filmed fin whales powering through Mediterranean waters off the coast of southern France – showing how wild animals are roaming more freely while people isolate indoors because of coronavirus. The graceful pair appeared off the Calanques National Park, a protected reserve next to the usually bustling but now locked-down Mediterranean port … Read more Whale break: rare sighting off Marseille as lockdown quietens sea

Women and girls impacted by COVID-19 & other topics – Daily Briefing (9 April 2020)

Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Highlights: – SG Women/COVID-19 – Security Council – Yemen – WHO– 100 Days – COVID-19/Children – COVID-19/ Poverty – Sustainable Development – Human Rights/COVID-19 – COVID-19/Civil Rights – Lebanon – Afghanistan – Kenya – Locusts – Mediterranean Crossings SG WOMEN/COVID-19 Today the Secretary-General released a policy … Read more Women and girls impacted by COVID-19 & other topics – Daily Briefing (9 April 2020)

COVID-19/Nurses & other topics- Daily Briefing (7 April 2020)

Noon briefing by Stephane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General of the United Nations. Highlights: – World Health Day – COVID-19/Nurses – Together At Home – Peacekeeping – Mali – COVID-19/Uzbekistan – COVID-19/Jordan – Nigeria – East Africa – COVID-19/Geneva Discussions – Cameroon – Libya – Rwanda WORLD HEALTH DAY Today is World Health Day. The … Read more COVID-19/Nurses & other topics- Daily Briefing (7 April 2020)

Syrian doctor says he cannot get into the NHS to help fight coronavirus | ITV News

A fully-qualified Syrian doctor has told ITV News he cannot get into the NHS to help in the fight to tackle the coronavirus pandemic due to exacting English language tests which cost thousands of pounds to sit. Dr Hussam Allahham knows what it is like to be a frontline medical professional during a crisis as … Read more Syrian doctor says he cannot get into the NHS to help fight coronavirus | ITV News

Coronavirus: “Avoid desperation remedies”

While the Mediterranean University Hospital Institute embraces chloroquine treatment for mild cases of Covid-19, Drs Sterghios about balancing the risks and the benefits. Subscribe to France 24 now: https://f24.my/YouTubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 https://f24.my/YTliveEN … Visit our website: https://www.france24.com Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.English Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/France24_en

Slavoj Zizek | Coronavirus situation is way too serious to be in panic

Zizek on coronavirus Russia Today got Slavoj Zizek on to their show to discuss some sociological points in relation to the European impact of novel coronavirus: Top officials in a number of countries including the UK, US and across the Mediterranean in Europe have been infected by Covid-19… or are in self-quarantine. And many say … Read more Slavoj Zizek | Coronavirus situation is way too serious to be in panic