‘Daesh is Today’s Werwolf’ – Eyewitness About Nazi Militia in 1945

On 1 April 1945, an SS officer announced the founding of the militia Werwolf to schoolchildren in Altenberg located in the Ore Mountains. The youngsters had earlier been obliged to do military service. “My schoolmates...

No COVID-19 Deaths in Mainland China Over Past Day – State Health Committee

BEIJING (Sputnik) - Not a single person died of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in mainland China over the past 24 hours, the first such day since January, according to China's state health committee. The...

Norway Claims Coronavirus Epidemic ‘Under Control’

As of today, each infected is likely to infect only 0.7 other people, down from 2.5 before the introduction of social distancing measures. The coronavirus epidemic is under control, Norwegian Health Minister Bent Høie has...

Bolton Accuses WHO of Being ‘Accomplice to China’s Massive Coverup of COVID-19’

Former US National Security Advisor John Bolton has repeatedly blamed China for 'lying' about the novel coronavirus outbreak, and has cast doubt on the country's economic recovery and statistics on the pandemic. Former US National...

India’s Ex-Foreign Minister Expresses Shock as Trump Makes Threats Over ‘Game Changer’ Drug Supply

New Delhi (sputnik): Despite several attempts to resolve niggling trade issues, the US and India are yet to sort out their differences mainly over tariffs on goods and services. The threat of retaliation on...

Israel’s coronavirus death toll up to 60, with 9,006 confirmed cases

Health Ministry says among the latest COVID-19 fatalities is an 80-year-old man and a 95-year-old woman who suffered both from underlying health conditions; 30% increase in number of patients in serious condition over the...

UK PM Johnson is Not on Ventilator – Cabinet Minister Gove

The head of the UK government was admitted to St. Thomas hospital in London earlier this week, as his condition has not improved since he was diagnosed with coronavirus last month. Boris Johnson was not put...

Japanese Prime Minister Informs Parliament of Imminent State of Emergency Declaration

JAPAN (Sputnik) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has informed both chambers of parliament of his intention to declare a state of emergency in Tokyo and six other prefectures as the number of COVID-19...

Сoronavirus Aerosol Can Be Airborne for Several Minutes – Finnish Research

Given the new find, researchers emphasised the importance of following the recommendations to stay at home, practice self-distancing, and to wash one's hands frequently. Coronavirus droplets ejected when a person coughs, sneezes, or even speaks...

From ‘Fighting for Life’ to ‘National Emergency’: Media Covers PM Johnson’s Move to Intensive...

Boris Johnson’s admission to an intensive care unit over his worsening coronavirus symptoms is dominating the front pages of the press this morning, with many news outlets opting for really grave stories. Speculation is running...

Trump Asks US Pharma Companies to Help in Treatment of UK PM Boris Johnson

The head of the British cabinet was diagnosed with the COVID-19 virus back in March and quarantined himself at 10 Downing Street; however, his condition has not improved over the past several weeks, so...

Erdoğan announces new hospitals for Istanbul

(Edited to clarify that the measures to support employment were already in place.) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Monday announced two hospitals to be built in Istanbul as part of his government’s measures to combat...

Trump seeks counsel from celebrity Turkish doctor on pandemic – Daily Beast

U.S. President Donald Trump is turning to popular TV doctor of Turkish origin, Mehmet Öz, for advice on the coronavirus pandemic in a move that is raising eyebrows for some of the public health...

China reports zero daily deaths from coronavirus for the first time since January

Milestone comes as nation struggles with ongoing outbreaks, including in Wuhan where dozens of residences have been locked down again Helen Davidson -  The Guardian Officially the number of coronavirus cases in China is dwindling, with...

Turkey starts distributing free face masks due to coronavirus outbreak

Turkey has started providing people with free of charge masks due to the COVID-19 outbreak, Deutsche Welle Turkish service reported on Monday. The masks will reportedly be delivered to people between the ages of 20...

Nearly 70 Turkish nationals aboard ferry test positive for coronavirus: report

Some 70 Turkish nationals aboard a Greek passenger ferry have tested positive for the coronavirus and are being treated at a hotel near the Greek port of Piraeus, the Hürriyet daily reported, citing the...

George Pell: Court quashes cardinal’s sexual abuse convictions

BBC.COM - Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Cardinal George Pell has had his child sexual abuse convictions overturned Cardinal George Pell has been freed from jail after Australia's highest court overturned his convictions for...

Turkish authorities investigate 750 people for coronavirus-related offenses

Turkish Minister of Justice Abdülhamit Gül has announced that prosecutors across 66 cities have launched investigations into 750 people for various offenses in connection with the COVID-19 outbreak, caused by the novel coronavirus, the...

Turkey will assemble board to discuss sociological, religious aspects of coronavirus outbreak: minister

Turkey’s Health Ministry added seven new professors to a scientific board that is assisting the ministry in the fight against the coronavirus, while a second board will soon be announced to look into the...

Turkish military has dismissed more than 19,000 members over Gülen links since coup attempt

The Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) has since a coup attempt in 2016 dismissed 19,203 of its members due to alleged ties to the faith-based Gülen movement, which is accused of orchestrating the abortive putsch...