Noon briefing by the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General

Noon briefing by Stephane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General of the United Nations. Highlights: COVID-SG World Economic Prospects report COVID-country notes COVID-refugees Global Humanitarian Response Plan Libya Nigeria Somalia Afghanistan IAEA Syria Yemen WMO Full Highlights: https://www.un.org/sg/en/content/noon-briefing-highlight?date%5Bvalue%5D%5Bdate%5D=01%20April%202020

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

Refugees in Greece at severe risk due to dire living conditions

There are nearly 50,000 refugees in Greece. Most of them are on the mainland and the islands of Lesbos, Chios, Kos, Samos and Leros. The United Nations says more than 9,000 asylum seekers arrived by land and sea this year alone. Many of them have fled war and instability in the Middle East, Africa and … Read more Refugees in Greece at severe risk due to dire living conditions

COVID-19 in Syria | Empty streets of Damascus as lockdown enforced

Drone footage shows empty roads, squares and parks as the Syrian capital entered its second day of lockdown due to the coronavirus threat. 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 us on Twitter http://twitter.com/RT_com Follow us on Instagram http://instagram.com/rt Follow us … Read more COVID-19 in Syria | Empty streets of Damascus as lockdown enforced

Syria: Fear of coronavirus outbreak mounts in Idlib

Even though the number of coronavirus cases is low in Syria, there are big worries that this will change very quickly. Millions of displaced people live in the northwestern province of Idlib, which has a weak healthcare system destroyed by years of conflict. Five COVID-19 cases have been reported, but many are concerned the virus … Read more Syria: Fear of coronavirus outbreak mounts in Idlib

Could the coronavirus pandemic provide an opportunity for relief in Yemen? | Inside Story

Much of the world’s focus is on the growing coronavirus pandemic. And as the war on the disease is stepped up, the United Nations is calling for a ceasefire in other wars – such as in Syria and Yemen – saying people should be fighting the outbreak, not each other. The warring sides in Yemen … Read more Could the coronavirus pandemic provide an opportunity for relief in Yemen? | Inside Story

Coronavirus: how bad could the situation get for migrants in overcrowded camps?

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, fears grow for migrants in overcrowded camps. ‘The situation is already really bad’, Hakan Bilgin, Turkey/Syria coordinator at M├ędecins du Monde says. 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 our YouTube channel: http://f24.my/youtubeEN Like us … Read more Coronavirus: how bad could the situation get for migrants in overcrowded camps?

WHO: 3,000 diagnostic kits to arrive in Syria Wednesday

A WHO spokesman said COVID-19 testing is to start within days in northwest Syria. Some 3,000 diagnostic kits will be delivered to a laboratory in Idlib on Wednesday. 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/ … Read more WHO: 3,000 diagnostic kits to arrive in Syria Wednesday

George Galloway – The Mother Of All Talkshows – Episode 40

Joining us on the show today is Ben Norton – Assistant Editor of GrayzoneProject, Journalist, Writer, Filmmaker to give us a coronavirus update from the US and talk about US elections. Jonathan Davies – economist, wealth advisor & presenter of podcasts “Booms & Busts Show” will discuss with George economic impact of coronavirus. Director of … Read more George Galloway – The Mother Of All Talkshows – Episode 40