Exclusive: Iranian diplomats instigated killing of dissident in Istanbul, Turkish officials say

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Two intelligence officers at Iran’s consulate in Turkey instigated the killing last November of an Iranian dissident in Istanbul who criticized the Islamic Republic’s political and military leaders, two senior Turkish officials told Reuters. The accusation is likely to strain ties between Turkey and Iran, two regional powers which had grown closer under the government of Turkish […]

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Boris Johnson in isolation after testing positive for coronavirus

The UK prime minister says he has mild symptoms and will continue to lead government. United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for coronavirus and is self-isolating. “Over the last 24 hours I have developed mild symptoms and tested positive for coronavirus,” Johnson announced on Twitter on Friday. “I am now self-isolating, but I will continue to lead the government’s […]

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Reaction to news UK's Johnson has tested positive for coronavirus

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday he had tested positive for coronavirus and was in self-isolation at his Downing Street office. Here is reaction to the news. JEREMY CORBYN, LEADER OF UK’S OPPOSITION LABOUR PARTY “I wish the Prime Minister a speedy recovery and hope his family are safe and healthy. “Coronavirus can and does […]

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Coronavirus: How scientists are working on ‘universal cure’ for ALL flu

Coronavirus has killed more than 27,000 people with over 600,000 reported infections around the world. Dealing with the outbreak, governments – including the UK – have issued nationwide lockdowns to slow the spread. However, as explained by 2020 Netflix documentary ‘Pandemic: How to Prevent an Outbreak’, scientists are all too aware of the risks posed by viruses and were working on ways […]

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No one hurt in Pembina Highway apartment fire

No one was hurt after a fire in a 14-storey apartment building Friday. Firefighters were called to the scene just after noon to 3030 Pembina Highway. When they got there, a second alarm was called, which generally happens when dealing with a high-rise fire. Crews found smoke pouring from the building, and they launched an offensive attack. The fire was […]

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Doctor who ignored coronavirus arrested after allegedly coughing on colleagues

An American doctor has been arrested after he allegedly deliberately coughed on his co-workers as the country grapples with huge numbers of coronavirus cases. Dr Cory Edgar, an assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery at UConn Health in Connecticut, was charged with breach of peace on Thursday. UConn Health spokeswoman Jennifer Walker told the Daily Mail that witnesses told police Dr […]

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