Britain to introduce 14 days quarantine period for travellers

Britain has told airlines it will introduce a 14-day quarantine period for most people arriving from abroad to try to avoid a second peak of the coronavirus. Airlines UK, which represents British Airways (ICAG.L), Easyjet (EZJ.L) and other British airlines, said the move required “a credible exit plan” and should be reviewed weekly. Airport operators مزید پڑھیں

Iran sent 40,000 test kits to several countries: Zarif

The Iranian foreign minister has stressed the importance of international cooperation on the response to the coronavirus pandemic, thanking Indian Parsis for sending aid to Iran, and saying that Tehran has sent 40,000 COVID-19 test kits to several countries. “The Parsis of India—Zoroastrians whose ancestors long ago emigrated to India—have remained ever faithful in their مزید پڑھیں

UNSG Antonio calls for global action against hate speech

United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres has called for global action against hate speech that has risen alongside the Coronavirus pandemic. Listing the examples of hate speech that have surfaced during the crisis, he stressed the need to end anti-foreigner sentiments, conspiracy theories and attacks against Muslims on the pretext of Coronavirus pandemic. The UN Secretary مزید پڑھیں

Brazil could face “economic collapse” in a month’s time: Paulo Guedes

Brazil could face “economic collapse” in a month’s time due to stay-at-home measures to stem the coronavirus outbreak, with food shortages and “social disorder,” Economy Minister Paulo Guedes warned Thursday. Brazil, Latin America’s biggest economy, is also the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic in the region. But far-right President Jair Bolsonaro — who appeared alongside مزید پڑھیں

Casualties reported after powerful 5.1 earthquake hits Iran

An earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale occurred near Damavand at 00:48 local time on Friday which was felt in Tehran. According to Tehran University’s Geophysics Center, the earthquake occurred seven kilometers underground six kilometers from Damavand, a city in the eastern capital, at 35.78 latitude and 52.05 longitude. Meanitme, spokesman for Fire Department مزید پڑھیں