Pope goes livestream to fight viral epidemic

Pope goes livestream to fight viral epidemic

VATICAN CITY: Pope Francis decided to deliver Sunday’s prayer by livestream and Italy called in retired doctors as the new coronavirus epidemic gathered strength and emptied streets in Europe’s worst affected country. The 83-year-old pontiff broke with...
UN asks 9 countries to delay peacekeeper rotations due to coronavirus

UN asks 9 countries to delay peacekeeper rotations due to coronavirus

UNITED NATIONS, United States: The United Nations on Friday (Mar 6) asked nine countries, including China, South Korea and France, to delay by three months the rotations of their UN peacekeeping forces due to the coronavirus outbreak. The request was made to the...
Kabul victims describe scenes of carnage after attack

Kabul victims describe scenes of carnage after attack

KABUL: Kabul was reeling Saturday (Mar 7) after Islamic State extremists killed 32 people and wounded dozens more, with injured survivors describing scenes of terror as gunmen opened fire in the deadliest attack to hit Afghanistan since a US-Taliban deal. The attack...