Category: World

Bolivia, Jeanine Anez, coronavirus, COVID-19

Bolivia’s interim president tests positive for coronavirus

Story by AFP Bolivia’s interim president, Jeanine Anez, announced on Thursday she had tested positive for the novel coronavirus, becoming the latest in a long...

US policy, visa, international students, US visa students

What is the new US policy for international students?

Story by Reuters The US government’s new rules for international students studying in the country will force tens of thousands of students to leave the country...

US police officer, arrest, rights activist, Austin

VIDEO: US cop slammed for ‘inappropriately touching’ woman during arrest

A disturbing video has emerged which appears to show a male police officer touching a woman’s private parts during an arrest. The footage shows the police officer...

Japan, coronavirus, COVID-19

Japan supercomputer suggests changes to travel, work amid airborne virus threat

Story by Reuters Supercomputer-driven models simulated in Japan suggested that operating commuter trains with windows open and limiting the number of passengers may help...

New Zealand, patient, shopping, coronavirus, quarantine, coronavirus patient charged

New Zealand to charge coronavirus patient who went shopping

New Zealand authorities have said that they will press charges against a coronavirus patient who escaped quarantine in Auckland and went shopping at a...

Bride, Italy, wedding cancellation, coronavirus, COVID-19

Brides-to-be in Italy protest over wedding cancellations

A group of would-be brides, all dressed in white, marched through the centre of Rome on July 7 during a flash mob organized by the Italian Association “regalo,...

COVID-19, Coronavirus, brain damage, coronavirus brain damage

Scientists warn of potential wave of COVID-linked brain damage

Story by Reuters Scientists warned on July 8 of a potential wave of coronavirus-related brain damage as new evidence suggested COVID-19 can lead to severe neurological...

Prince Harry, Prince William, Diana fund

Prince William and Harry agree to divide earnings from Diana fund

Prince William and Prince Harry have agreed to officially split future proceeds of their late mother Princess Diana’s memorial fund. As part of their separation of...

United States, foreign students, visa, coronavirus, COVID-19, US foreign students

US says foreign students whose classes move online cannot stay

Story by AFP The United States said Monday it would not allow foreign students to remain in the country if all of their classes are moved online in the fall because of...

Mike Pompeo, ban, Chinese apps, China, TikTok

US looking at banning Chinese social media apps, including TikTok

Story by Reuters Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said late on Monday that the United States is “certainly looking at” banning Chinese social media apps,...