Citing “a public health emergency", British officials in charge of tackling the raging epidemic stressed the vitality of isolation measures and shelters for those that have no recourse to public funds.
China unveiled the new IP-related proposal in the form of a PowerPoint presentation due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, which has already hit at least 199 countries worldwide.
Italy's death toll from coronavirus has exceeded that of China. The situation could get even worse in the next few days as the peak infection will probably only come in two weeks.
The final burial place of Ancient Greek King Alexander of Macedonia, the subject of long years of research and excavation work, has piqued curiosities for decades, and one historian’s claims on the matter even triggered a political controversy, as has been revealed.
Earlier this month, Mount Merapi erupted, shooting an enormous ash cloud over 6,000 metres into the atmosphere. Indonesia has almost 130 active volcanoes across its territory, as is located on the Pacific Ocean's 'Ring of Fire', a vast zone of geological instability known for frequent powerful earthquakes and major volcanic activity.
New Delhi (Sputnik): The novel coronavirus pandemic has affected 199 countries, infecting some of the world's most famous personalities including the UK’s Prince Charles, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Hollywood celebrities like Tom Hanks, and even Sophie Grégoire Trudeau – the wife of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
The South American continent which has been engulfed by public protests since last year is now bracing for the Covid-19 pandemic. Professor Heinz Dieterich has given his prognosis on how the coronavirus outbreak may affect the balance of power in Latin America.
This weekend marks the beginning of the start of the War of the Triple Alliance, which wiped out 90 percent of Paraguay's men. But how did it start and how does the map of South America look different from how it did before the war began?