ANTI-HOUSE ARREST LOCKDOWN PROTESTS IN SEVERAL GERMAN CITIES TODAY MUNICH, FRANKFURT AND COLOGNE........VIDEO LINK COLOGNE PROTEST
AN INCIDENT BEING CALLED "FATAL" INVOLVING AN IRANIAN NAVAL LOGISTICS SHIP NEAR THE PORT OF JASK WITH UNOFFICIAL REPORTS CALLING IT A "FRIENDLY FIRE" INCIDENT. IRANIAN MEDIA POINTING TO AN ACCIDENT BUT OTHER REPORTS SPEAKING OF FRIENDLY FIRE CAUSING CASUALTIES AND EVEN SINKING THE SHIP.......PRESS TV IRAN REPORT....BBC NEWS REPORT
Al Qaeda affiliated jihadists in northwestern Syria launched a surprise attack on government forces today in Hama province. The attack in violation of the Greater Idlib cease-fire is said to have killed 21 government soldiers and 13 of the jihadists according to the pro-opposition Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.....ASSOCIATED PRESS STORY........SOUTHFRONT STORY
In the African nation of Niger at least 20 people reported killed in attacks in a region where Al Qaeda and Islamic State operate. The attackers rode motorbikes into villages, looted shops, stole cattle and told residents to flee.......
Protesters on the streets of Iraq today demanding action from the new government of Prime Minister Mustafa Al Kadhimi. They are demanding a systematic change in the political system of the country. Police using water cannon and tear gas on protesters in Baghdad with tear gas employed against demonstrators in the southern city of Nasiriyah. The release of demonstrators jailed earlier announced today by the new government......THE NATIONAL UNITED ARAB EMIRATES STORY
IRAN SAYS ITS READY FOR A FULL PRISONER EXCHANGE WITH THE UNITED STATES. THAT MESSAGE TODAY FROM A GOVERNMENT SPOKESMAN WHO SAYS 'WE ARE PREPARED TO DISCUSS THE ISSUE WITHOUT ANY PRECONDITIONS'-AL JAZEERA QATAR NEWS STORY
Word leaking out in Israel that members of its Diplomatic-Security Cabinet met last Thursday to discuss cyberattacks against Israel's water system. It's been reported by Fox News that Iran was behind the attacks two weeks ago that officials are saying did not cause significant damage. An unidentified senior official told Israel's "News 13" that "this is an attack which it's forbidden to conduct"....ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS STORY
A PHYSICAL ALTERCATION BETWEEN CHINESE AND INDIAN SOLDIERS ALONG THE BORDER BETWEEN THEIR TWO COUNTRIES SATURDAY WITH SOLDIERS ON BOTH SIDES REPORTED INJURED.......ITV NEWS UK STORY
THE FIANCE OF MURDERED SAUDI JOURNALIST JAMAL KHASHOGGI SAYS THAT:
'MORAL VALUES SHOULD PREVAIL'
WHEN IT COMES TO THE PLANNED SAUDI STAKE IN THE MANCHESTER UNITED SOCCER CLUB IN THE UNITED KINGDOM.
HATICE CENGIZ SPOKE TO BBC RADIO FIVE ALSO SAYING:
'THERE SHOULD BE NO PLACE IN ENGLISH FOOTBALL FOR THOSE CREDIBLY ACCUSED OF ATROCITIES AND MURDER'
JAMAL KHASHOGGI MURDERED IN THE SAUDI CONSULATE IN ISTANBUL IN OCTOBER OF 2018 WITH A UN REPRESENTATIVE AGNES CALLAMARD SAYING THERE IS CREDIBLE EVIDENCE THAT SAUDI ARABIA'S DE-FACTO RULER CROWN PRINCE MOHAMMED BIN SALMAN AND OTHER TOP SAUDI OFFICIALS WERE INVOLVED IN THE KILLING.
SEVEN ARRESTS AT A BIRTHDAY PARTY IN THE UK THAT VIOLATED HOUSE ARREST RULES OF THE CORONAVIRUS CRACKDOWN. POLICE SAY THEY WERE COUGHED AND SPAT AT WHEN THEY RESPONDED TO A REPORT OF A FIGHT AT THE PARTY IN BOLTON THAT WAS ATTENDED BY 40 ADULTS AND CHILDREN. ARRESTS SAID TO BE DRUNK AND DISORDERLY CONDUCT. EIGHT FINES ALSO HANDED OUT FOR BREAKING COVID-19 HOUSE ARREST.....LBC NEWS STORY
SIX NEW RULES AND A FIVE TIER ALERT SYSTEM ALL PART OF BRITISH PRIME MINISTER BORIS JOHNSON'S NEW SCHEME OF CONTROL IN THE UNITED KINGDOM TO ADDRESS COVID-19...HIS PLAN REVEALED AHEAD OF A SUNDAY NIGHT SPEECH....LBC NEWS STORY
THE US TREASURY SECRETARY STEPHEN MNUCHIN WARNING OF 'PERMANENT DAMAGE' IF THE ECONOMY DOES NOT 'REOPEN', BUT MNUCHIN ALSO ENDORSING RESTRICTIONS IN THE NATIONS WORKPLACES AS WELL. HE MADE HIS COMMENTS ON 'FOX NEWS SUNDAY'....VIDEO LINK
Protests in opposition to coronavirus restrictions in Calfornia this weekend including one at the State Capitol in Sacramento......CBS 13 VIDEO..... and another at a shopping mall in Stockton......KCRA 3 VIDEO
One person is dead after a fire at a Moscow hospital treating coronavirus patients. Medical equipment is said to have malfunctioned causing the blaze. Patients from the N50 hospital moved to other hospitals in the city......TASS NEWS STORY.....109,000 plus cases now reported in Moscow with 209,688 cases nationwide in Russia. 11,012 new Covid-19 cases reported today.
THE NOVELCORONAVIRUS LOSES ITS ABILITY TO CAUSE THE DISEASE WHEN THE TEMPERATURE IS ABOVE 86 DEGREES FAHRENHEIT (30 DEGREES CELSIUS). LOW HUMIDIITY AND SUNRAYS DESTROY THE VIRUS AS WELL. THAT'S THE WORD FROM RUSSIA'S SANITARY AGENCY.....TASS NEWS AGENCY
There's been an increase in the coronavirus alert level of a Chinese city bordering North Korea. 11 new cases reported in Shulan over the weekend. The Chinese President Xi Jinping has expressed his willingness to provide North Korea with support in fighting the coronavirus.....BNN BLOOMBERG NEWS STORY
A French hairstylist working all night tonight from 1201 am local time Monday (601 pm Sunday Eastern US time). Karin Granger is booked solid with new appointments starting when Monday begins in Clichy-la-Garenne France. That's the exact moment when coronavirus restrictions will ease in her community to allow hairstylists to operate again. Her shop will continue to operate during the day Monday limited to two employees and five customers at a time under the new restrictions..... (Google Translation BFM-TV Le Parisien newspaper)