A British vessel came under an attempted piracy attack in the Gulf of Aden. The attack has been confirmed by pro-government coast guard forces of Yemen on May 17. Captain Nasser Awlaki, with the Yemeni Coast Guard forces, confirmed that, “a British vessel was subjected to an attempt of piracyContinue Reading

The Spokesman of Russian President Vladimir Putin, Dmitry Peskov has been tested positive of the COVID-19 and is currently receiving treatment at the hospital. Dmitry Peskov is the latest high-profile government official to have been tested positive of the disease. Earlier, Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin has been tested positive ofContinue Reading

With the COVID-19 pandemic witnessing no near end, the European Commission has recommended the extension of a travel ban on May 8. In a targeted effort to prevent a second wave of COVID-19 infections, the EU has recommended to bar non-EU citizens from the borders of its member states. TheContinue Reading

The Foreign Minister of Ireland, Simon Coveney has expressed his concerns about the trade negotiations between the Britain and the European Union after he consulted with the chief EU negotiator Michel Barnier on May 5. The EU-Britain talks have been hit by complications after its resumption in late April. TheContinue Reading

As part of the government’s efforts to contain the spread of novel Coronavirus or COVID-19, new rules mandating people to wear masks in some public places were pushed into force across most of Germany on Monday, April 27. While the exact rules and enforcement are different in different states, in mostContinue Reading

The COVID-19 crisis and the measures taken to curb the spread has augmented the dependence on technology that has raised privacy concerns. As a result of it, the use of mobile-phone location data to enforce quarantine by the Israeli police has been halted. The measure to use this technique toContinue Reading

Requesting the European Union to issue common euro zone bonds to showcase the solidarity of the EU comprising of the 19-nation euro currency bloc in tackling the coronavirus crisis, Italy’s Prime Minister Guiseppe Conte has called for action. Prime Minister Guiseppe Conte’s request isn’t related to socialising previous or futureContinue Reading

Mauro Ferrari, President of the European Research Council has resigned amidst COVID-19 crisis. Mauro Ferrari became the head of the European Union’s top science organization on January 1, 2020 and his resignation has sparked a criticism in the midst of the global crisis. He wrote, “I have seen enough ofContinue Reading

As intensive-care units in hospitals have reached their capacity and the number of cases of Coronavirus is still on a rise, an Italian oncologist and his team has begun treating Coronavirus patients at their homes. The director of the oncology ward at Piacenza Hospital in the Emilia-Romagna region on theContinue Reading

In a move to foster the efforts to deal with the novel Coronavirus or COVID-19, UK’s Prince Charles has opened a new 4,000-bed temporary hospital in a conference centre in east London on Friday, April 3. The first of several being built in Britain and that has been built inContinue Reading