Overnight fire on Grosvenor Avenue closes River Heights streets

03/09/2020

A house fire overnight in Winnipeg’s River Heights neighbourhood meant streets were closed in the area while crews finished their work. Firefighters were called to the two-and-a-half storey home in the 900 block of Grosvenor Avenue at about 11:15 p.m. Sunday. When firefighters arrived, they […]

South Korea's Moon sees 'stable phase' near in coronavirus fight

03/09/2020

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in expressed guarded hope for the country’s fight against the coronavirus on Monday, saying an ongoing downward trend in new infections could lead to a phase of stability. But he warned against prematurely calling the peak of the […]

Guyana court halts release of election results amid fraud accusations

03/08/2020

GEORGETOWN (Reuters) – Guyana’s top court on Sunday upheld an injunction blocking the elections commission from proclaiming a winner in this month’s presidential election, delaying the results of a vote that has been marred by accusations of fraud. A protester was killed and demonstrators took […]

Italy locks down millions as its coronavirus deaths jump

03/08/2020

MILAN (Reuters) – Italy ordered a virtual lockdown across much of its wealthy north, including the financial capital Milan, in a drastic new attempt to try to contain a outbreak of coronavirus that saw the number of deaths leap again sharply on Sunday. The unprecedented […]