Coronavirus: Huge crowds as India lockdown prompts mass migration

Thousands of migrant workers packed into bus stations in a desperate attempt to get home after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a complete lockdown of the country on March 24 to curb the spread of coronavirus. #coronavirus #COVID-19 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 … Read more Coronavirus: Huge crowds as India lockdown prompts mass migration

Hungary’s Orban handed open-ended powers to fight coronavirus, alarming rights groups

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on March 30 secured the right to rule by decree after his Fidesz party passed a law in parliament granting him open-ended extra powers to fight the coronavirus outbreak. Story by Erin Ogunkeye. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN … Read more Hungary’s Orban handed open-ended powers to fight coronavirus, alarming rights groups

Supermarkets will open on Easter Sunday | nzherald.co.nz

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says supermarkets will be closed as usual on Good Friday but will be open on Easter Sunday. Full story: https://bit.ly/2Uut4TT Subscribe: https://goo.gl/LP45jX Check out our playlists: https://goo.gl/Swd249 Like NZ Herald on Facebook: https://goo.gl/tUC4oq Follow NZ Herald on Instagram: https://goo.gl/oLicXe Follow NZ Herald on Twitter: https://goo.gl/Wi6mbv

Hungary passes controversial coronavirus law – opposition say puts democracy in ‘quarantine’

Hungary’s Prime Minister has secured sweeping new powers giving his government the unlimited right to rule by decree during the coronavirus crisis. Opposition figures said it means Hungarian democracy is now in quarantine. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) Meanwhile, Spain has reported hundreds more deaths, but the World Health Organization chief has said there should start to be … Read more Hungary passes controversial coronavirus law – opposition say puts democracy in ‘quarantine’

Hungary’s PM Orban gets sweeping powers to tackle coronavirus

Hungary’s government has passed a law that grants nationalist prime minister Viktor Orban special powers to take extraordinary measures to tackle the coronavirus crisis, sparking concerns that it could lead to an ‘abuse of power’. The law passed on Monday indefinitely extends the state of emergency introduced on March 11, suspends Parliament and introduces jail … Read more Hungary’s PM Orban gets sweeping powers to tackle coronavirus

Coronavirus: Indian migrant workers sprayed with disinfectant amid mass exodus from cities

Concerns about the use of disinfectant via hose on migrant workers in India: Video footage shows Indian health workers spraying disinfectant on a group of migrant workers, amid fears that a large scale movement of people from cities to the countryside risks spreading the coronavirus widely. The prime minister, Narendra Modi, has ordered the country’s … Read more Coronavirus: Indian migrant workers sprayed with disinfectant amid mass exodus from cities

Coronavirus: Understanding Spain’s Death-Toll Spike

On a day where Spain experienced a record number of deaths related to the new coronavirus, Bloomberg reporter Charlie Devereux reports from Madrid on how the country is coping. European governments have moved to tighten restrictions to contain the coronavirus outbreak amid an unrelenting rise in infections and deaths. Spain reported 812 coronavirus fatalities on … Read more Coronavirus: Understanding Spain’s Death-Toll Spike

Moscow mayor calls for a city lockdown

Russia’s prime minister has asked regional authorities to follow the capital’s lead in COVID-19 control efforts. Moscow’s mayor announced late on Sunday that the city would be locked down to help curb the spread of the disease. 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 … Read more Moscow mayor calls for a city lockdown

India PM Narendra Modi seeks forgiveness for virus lockdown

CGTN, the Chinese state funded broadcaster, picked up this story about Indian PM, Modi, seeking forgiveness for the Covid-19 lockdown happening in the country. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi apologized to the country on Sunday for hardships caused by the nationwide lockdown. Modi’s apology came after he imposed a three-week lockdown that started on Wednesday. … Read more India PM Narendra Modi seeks forgiveness for virus lockdown

Britain goes to ’emergency footing’ to prevent country reaching COVID-19 levels in Italy | ABC News

For the fist time since the Second World War Britain is on an “emergency footing”. Prime Minister Boris Johnson is trying to prevent the outbreak getting as bad as Italy. 11,000 Italians have dies, and almost 100,000 have been infected. For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content … Read more Britain goes to ’emergency footing’ to prevent country reaching COVID-19 levels in Italy | ABC News