Category: FOREIGN

Japan to declare emergency as Tokyo cases soar

Japan to declare emergency as Tokyo cases soar

Apr 6, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) -   Japan is to declare a state of emergency in the capital Tokyo and six other ... Read More

George Pell: Court to rule on cardinal’s final bid to quash sex abuse verdict

George Pell: Court to rule on cardinal’s final bid to quash sex abuse verdict

Apr 6, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) -  Australia's top court is set to rule on Cardinal George Pell's final appeal to overturn his ... Read More

Coronavirus: Too early to consider lockdown exit strategy, says Raab

Coronavirus: Too early to consider lockdown exit strategy, says Raab

Apr 6, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) -  It is too early to consider a strategy for exiting the coronavirus lockdown, the foreign secretary ... Read More

Coronavirus: Spanish deaths fall for fourth consecutive day

Coronavirus: Spanish deaths fall for fourth consecutive day

Apr 6, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) -  The daily number of coronavirus deaths has fallen in Spain for a fourth consecutive day, boosting ... Read More

Portugal gives migrants and asylum-seekers full citizenship rights during coronavirus outbreak

Portugal gives migrants and asylum-seekers full citizenship rights during coronavirus outbreak

Mar 31, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) -  Portugal has temporarily given all migrants and asylum seekers full citizenship rights, granting them full access ... Read More

More than 3,000 coronavirus deaths in U.S

More than 3,000 coronavirus deaths in U.S

Mar 31, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) -  The U.S. hit another grim milestone in the COVID-19 pandemic Monday, recording its 3,000 death as ... Read More

Global coronavirus cases top 200,000 as nations tighten clampdowns

Global coronavirus cases top 200,000 as nations tighten clampdowns

Mar 19, 2020

(FASTNEWS | Coronavirus outbreak) - The number of global coronavirus infections shot past 200,000 on Wednesday, as governments across Europe, ... Read More

Italy coronavirus deaths rise by record 475 in a day

Italy coronavirus deaths rise by record 475 in a day

Mar 19, 2020

(FASTNEWS | Coronavirus outbreak) - The number of people dying from coronavirus in Italy has risen by 475 in one ... Read More

China: No new coronavirus cases in Hubei

China: No new coronavirus cases in Hubei

Mar 19, 2020

(FASTNEWS | Coronavirus Outbreak)) - Chinese health authorities say no new coronavirus cases were reported in Hubei Province on Wednesday, ... Read More

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe released from Iran prison

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe released from Iran prison

Mar 18, 2020

(FASTNEWS |Tehran- Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe case) - Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been temporarily released from prison in Iran because of the coronavirus ... Read More

Iraq military bases: US pulling out of three key sites

Iraq military bases: US pulling out of three key sites

Mar 17, 2020

(FASTNEWS | Iraq military bases) - The US army is pulling out of al-Qaim and two other key military bases ... Read More

Nigeria gas explosion leaves 15 dead

Nigeria gas explosion leaves 15 dead

Mar 16, 2020

(FASTNEWS | NIGERIA) - At least 15 people have been confirmed dead and many others injured after an explosion at ... Read More

Coronavirus: Downing Street to give daily TV briefings on outbreak

Coronavirus: Downing Street to give daily TV briefings on outbreak

Mar 16, 2020

(FASTNEWS | Coronavirus) - The government is to hold daily televised press conferences to update the public on the fight ... Read More

Israeli rivals hold unity government talks to tackle coronavirus

Israeli rivals hold unity government talks to tackle coronavirus

Mar 16, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Israeli President Reuven Rivlin has met the leaders of two rival political parties to try to ... Read More

Coronavirus: EU states record highest one-day death toll

Coronavirus: EU states record highest one-day death toll

Mar 16, 2020

(FASTNEWS | Coronavirus) - The three states bearing the brunt of the coronavirus pandemic in Europe have all recorded their ... Read More