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New York declares a state of emergency over coronavirus

New York declares a state of emergency over coronavirus

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Saturday declared a state of emergency in one of the nation's largest states to deal with the growing coronavirus outbreak.

WHO declares China virus outbreak an international emergency

WHO declares China virus outbreak an international emergency

The World Health Organization declared on Thursday that the coronavirus epidemic in China now constitutes a public health emergency of international concern.

European Parliament declares 'climate emergency' in symbolic act

European Parliament declares 'climate emergency' in symbolic act

A clear majority of lawmakers in the European Parliament voted to declare a ‘climate and environmental emergency’ in Europe on Thursday, a symbolic act to put EU policymakers ...

Sri Lanka government declares curfew, shuts down access to major social media sites

Sri Lanka government declares curfew, shuts down access to major social media sites

The Sri Lankan government declared a curfew with immediate effect, junior defence minister Ruwan Wijewardene said on Sunday, following eight explosions ...

Prague declares public transport free on smoggy days

Prague declares public transport free on smoggy days

When a smog alert is declared in the Czech capital Prague in the future, public transport will be free.

Papua New Guinea declares state of emergency over riots

Papua New Guinea declares state of emergency over riots

Papua New Guinea has declared a state of emergency, suspended a provincial government and is sending armed forces to its rugged highlands to restore order after rioters went on a rampage of looting and burning ...

Ethiopia emergency to last six months

Ethiopia emergency to last six months

Ethiopia said Saturday that a state of emergency will remain in place for six months, as the authorities move to quell ‘chaos and unruliness’.

Zambia declares curfew in Lusaka slum struck by cholera

Zambia declares curfew in Lusaka slum struck by cholera

Zambia has declared a curfew in a poor Lusaka township badly affected by a cholera outbreak that has killed 58 people across the country since September, the government said on Sunday.

Philippines declares battle with rebels over in Marawi City

Philippines declares battle with rebels over in Marawi City

The Philippines announced on Monday the end to five months of military operations in a southern city held by pro-Islamic State rebels, after a fierce and unfamiliar urban war ...

Sudanese minister praises Qatar’s support

Sudanese minister praises Qatar’s support

The Minister of Tourism, Antiquities and Wildlife of Sudan Dr Mohamed Abu Zaid Mustafa praised the significant role played by Qatar in enhancing security...