Afghan forces arrest regional IS leader behind attack on gurudwara

Kabul, Apr 04 (AFP): Afghan forces have arrested the leader of the country's Islamic State group affiliate and the mastermind behind the attack on...

Man Kills Two, Injures 7 In Knife-Attack In France

Paris, Apr 04 (AFP): A man in south-east France attacked several people with a knife on Saturday, killing two and wounding seven, before being...

Spain says coronavirus deaths down for second straight day at 809

Madrid, Apr 4 (AFP) Spain recorded a second successive daily drop in coronavirus-related deaths with 809 fatalities, official figures showed Saturday. The total number of...

UK Reports 708 Coronavirus Deaths, Highest In One Day

London, Apr 04 (AFP): Britain on Saturday reported 708 more deaths from COVID-19 in a new daily high, as the number of confirmed cases...

Spain Extends Lockdown Until April 25 As Virus Death Count Crosses 11,000

Madrid, Apr 04 (AFP): Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez announced Saturday the extension of the country's lockdown until April 25 in order to curb...

Switzerland Reports 500 Coronavirus Deaths, Cases Cross 20,000

Geneva, Apr 04 (AFP): Switzerland on Saturday saw the number of cases of the new coronavirus in the country pass 20,000, as number of...

Iran coronavirus death toll rises 134 to 3,294

Tehran, Apr 3 (AFP) Iran on Friday announced 134 more deaths from the novel coronavirus, bringing the officially confirmed total to 3,294. Health ministry spokesman...

Poor nations need COVID-19 research to avoid system ‘breakdown’

Paris, Apr 3 (AFP) Research on the prevention of treatment of COVID-19 in poor and developing nations is urgently needed to avert a "complete...

New 4,000-bed coronavirus field hospital opens in London

London, Apr 3 (AFP) Prince Charles opened a new 4,000-bed temporary hospital in a conference centre in east London on Friday, the first of...

China to launch communications satellite named after Wuhan

Beijing, Apr 3 (PTI) China will launch the first two communications satellites for its space-based Internet-of-Things project this month with one of them named...