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Xi Jinping bans travel from everywhere to China, Cruise Lines included.

In a press release from Thursday, Chinese Ministry of Foreign affairs announced the ban on the entry of foreigners due to the international spread of coronavirus. The statement from the Chinese goverment is below in entirety. “In view of the rapid spread of COVID-19 across the world, China has decided to temporarily suspend the entry […]

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Delta Air Lines, United and AA are getting a bailout but they are not giving refunds for cancelled flights

The United States Congress has agreed to the approval of the most powerful economic rescue plan in the U.S. history, an arsenal of nearly two trillion dollars to help relieve the economic impact of Coronavirus.The agreement between the White House and Republicans, on the one hand; and the Democratic opposition, on the other hand, arrived […]

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Syria shoots down the drone signed by Erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan likes to sign killer drones and one of those drones is shot down by the Syrian army. The corresponding photo appeared on Steele M.’s Twitter account. The fragments of the Turkish drone are visible on the published frames, on which you can distinguish the identification mark of the Turkish Air […]

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Syria’s parliament recognises the Armenian Genocide

The Syrian parliament recognized the murder of up to 1.5 million of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire as genocide. It is reported by AFP. It is noted that the resolution was adopted amid worsening relations with Turkey, as well as clashes with the Turkish military in northwestern Syria. Earlier it was reported that the Turkish […]

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Chinese authorities give new name to Wuhan coronavirus

Chinese authorities have introduced a new temporary official name for an acute respiratory disease, which was previously known as coronavirus nCoV-019. According to the China State Health Committee, this new disease will now be called NCP or “Novel Coronavirus Pneumonia.” The decision of the Chinese authorities was announced at a press conference by representatives of […]

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Ten-year-old girl in India stoned and buried alive after being raped.

In the Indian state of Rajasthan, a ten-year-old girl was buried alive after being raped and stoned. It is reported by The Times of India. According to the police, she left home at about 9:30pm to buy chocolate in a nearby store. On the way to the store, several young people attacked her. They lured […]

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Idaho National Guard readies 4000 soldiers and 400 airmen for deployment to Germany and Southwest Asia

Idaho Gov. Brad Little announced Monday that more than 4000 Idaho Army National Guard soldiers will be deployed to Germany in the next few months as “part of a training exercise”. The exercise will be conducted along with NATO partners and is meant to demonstrate US military readiness. Guard spokesman Lt. Col. Christopher Borders said […]

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Gold surged to a 7 year maximum due to the killing of Soleimani

The price of gold jumped to its highest level for the first time in seven years (since 2013). Gold now costs $1588.13 per ounce (28 grams). The price of palladium also increased – it reached a record $2,027.91 per ounce. The Bloomberg, citing Goldman analysts, writes that the price of gold can rise even more. […]

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Iran out of nuclear deal after U.S. strike that killed Soleimani

TEHRAN- Late on Sunday, January 5th, state TV has announced the final rejection of the arrangements for the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) for its nuclear program. “The Iranian nuclear program will not have any restrictions in terms of production, including enrichment capacities, percentage and amount of enriched uranium, as well as research in […]

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US warned Iraq of attack on Suleimani few minutes before airstrike

A few minutes before the missile attack on Iranian General Qassem Suleimani at the airport in Baghdad, the United States warned the Iraqi authorities of their plans. This was stated by Iraqi Prime Minister Abdul-Mahdi, Al Arabiya television channel reported. According to Mahdi, Baghdad did not give Washington its consent for the attack. Mahdi added […]