Australia puts 500 tennis players, staff into coronavirus isolation

Australia puts 500 tennis players, staff into coronavirus isolation

More than 500 tennis players and officials were ordered into isolation in the Australian city of Melbourne on Thursday as authorities reintroduced coronavirus restrictions after a worker at a quarantine hotel tested positive ...

Australian state to deploy military, impose hefty fines to enforce Covid-19 isolation

Australian state to deploy military, impose hefty fines to enforce Covid-19 isolation

Australia's second-most populous state Victoria said on Tuesday military personnel will be deployed to enforce Covid-19 isolation orders, with anyone caught in breach of those rules facing hefty fines ....

PM visits isolation complex, medical factories

PM visits isolation complex, medical factories

HE Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz al-Thani on Thursday visited a medical isolation complex and hospital in Umm Salal and several factories ...

Qatar files complaints against three Gulf countries: WTO

Qatar files complaints against three Gulf countries: WTO

The World Trade Organisation (WTO) confirmed on Friday that Qatar has filed complaints against three of its Gulf neighbours for their economic boycott.

Germany and US oppose bid to isolate Qatar

Germany and US oppose bid to isolate Qatar

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said that he and his American counterpart Rex Tillerson agree on the need to refuse attempts by certain countries to isolate Qatar.

Britain to create isolation units to counter extremism in jails

Britain to create isolation units to counter extremism in jails

Britain will isolate Islamist extremists in special units in high security jails to limit their ability to radicalise other inmates, the government said on Monday.