New York gets hospital ship as emergency rooms fill with coronavirus patients

A military hospital ship arrived in New York Monday as America’s coronavirus epicenter gears up for the peak of the pandemic, with emergency restrictions extended as the national death toll passed 3,000. 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 website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to … Read more New York gets hospital ship as emergency rooms fill with coronavirus patients

Driving COVID-19 away | Russian military disinfect retirement homes in Lombardy

Russian military specialists and their Italian colleagues disinfected retirement homes in the town of Leffe in the Lombardy region on Sunday as part of the fight against the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak. According to the Russian Defence Ministry, three nursing homes in the town, altogether more than 12,000 square metres, were completely disinfected. Russian military epidemiologist … Read more Driving COVID-19 away | Russian military disinfect retirement homes in Lombardy

‘Successful fight against ISIS’ | Kirkuk ‘K1’ becomes 3rd military base US gives back to Iraq

The US-led coalition handed over a ‘K1’ military base to the Iraqi forces in Kirkuk, Sunday. US Colonel Miles Cakins said that the transfer was being planned for months with other withdrawals yet to come. 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 … Read more ‘Successful fight against ISIS’ | Kirkuk ‘K1’ becomes 3rd military base US gives back to Iraq

Saudi Arabia intercepts missiles over capital city

Saudi Arabia says it has intercepted ballistic missiles over its capital, Riyadh, and a city along the Yemen border. Multiple explosions shook Riyadh in the attack. At least two civilians were reportedly injured. A Saudi-led military coalition blamed the attack on Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthi rebels who have targeted Saudi cities in the past. The capital … Read more Saudi Arabia intercepts missiles over capital city

Give it a rest! Corona-hit US finds time to put $15mn bounty on Maduro

Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro fired back at the US, which is offering a $15 million bounty for information leading to his arrest, dismissing the narco-terrorism charge as a smear to deflect attention from its coronavirus woes. Maduro came out swinging after the US Justice Department, in an almost unprecedented move, indicted the president of the … Read more Give it a rest! Corona-hit US finds time to put $15mn bounty on Maduro

Coronavirus: Bergamo Doctors Say They Weren’t Prepared as Italy Records Jump in Cases

Dr. Stefano Fagiuoli, Papa Giovanni XXIII hospital in Bergamo, Italy said “no hospital can be prepared” for coronavirus as Covid-19 cases spread further throughout the country despite a strict eight-week lockdown. Italy reported 6,153 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours on Thursday, its biggest rise in the last five days, and 662 deaths. … Read more Coronavirus: Bergamo Doctors Say They Weren’t Prepared as Italy Records Jump in Cases

Emmanuel Macron drafts French military into ‘coronavirus war’

The French president has launched a special military operation to help fight the coronavirus pandemic in France. Speaking at a military field hospital in the city of Mulhouse, he paid tribute to medics on the frontlines of the pandemic and promised to boost spending on hospitals after years of cuts Coronavirus – latest updates See … Read more Emmanuel Macron drafts French military into ‘coronavirus war’

Coronavirus – Covid-19: French President Macron orders military to join virus fight

French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday announced the launch of army Operation Resilience to provide support in the fight against Covid-19 along with ‘massive investments’ in the country’s public health system as France’s coronavirus death toll rose to 1,331 with 25,233 confirmed cases. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all … Read more Coronavirus – Covid-19: French President Macron orders military to join virus fight

Macron launches ‘Resilience’ military op to battle COVID-19

French President Emmanuel #Macron has announced the launch of a military operation called ‘Resilience’ to help with “health, logistics and protection” as the country battles an increasing level of #coronavirus infections. During a visit to a military hospital on Wednesday, Macron revealed the plan, saying it “will be entirely devoted to helping and supporting the … Read more Macron launches ‘Resilience’ military op to battle COVID-19

COVID-19 | Russian experts head to Bergamo to help Italy battle coronavirus

Russia Today (RT) reported on a convoy of 22 Russian military trucks which was headed to Bergamo, Italy, to assist with the Covid-19 outbreak which has badly affected the region: Russian military specialists who arrived in Italy to help with the fight against coronavirus are heading towards the north of the country, which has been … Read more COVID-19 | Russian experts head to Bergamo to help Italy battle coronavirus