Indonesia confirms two more coronavirus cases, total six

03/08/2020

JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesia confirmed on Sunday that two more people had tested positive for the coronavirus, taking the total of confirmed cases in the country to six. One of the Indonesians is a 36-year-old male, a crew member on the Japan-docked Diamond Princess cruise […]

Unknown gunmen kill three in daylight in Afghan capital Kabul

03/08/2020

KABUL (Reuters) – Unknown gunmen shot and killed three people in Kabul on Sunday, including a member of eastern Logar province’s provincial council, underscoring the ongoing risk of violence despite U.S.-led efforts to negotiate peace with the insurgent Taliban. “Logar provincial council member, Naser Ghairat […]

WHL Roundup: Saturday, March 7, 2020

03/08/2020

REGINA – Kyle Crnkovic scored twice, including 4:13 into overtime, as the Saskatoon Blades edged the Regina Pats 5-4 on Saturday in Western Hockey League action.. Nolan Kneen, Tristen Robins and Scott Walford also scored for the Blades (33-24-5). Koen MacInnes made 20 saves for […]

Panthers snap 8-game home skid with 4-1 win over Canadiens

03/08/2020

SUNRISE, Fla. – Backup goalie Chris Driedger stopped 33 shots, Mike Hoffman had a goal and an assist, and the Florida Panthers broke their eight-game home losing streak Saturday with a 4-1 win over the Montreal Canadiens. On a night when Roberto Luongo’s number was […]

Coronavirus infections cross 100,000 as Europe sees spike in cases

03/07/2020

Coronavirus infections continued to spread rapidly around the world – especially in emerging hot spots across Europe – officially crossing the 100,000 mark globally. Meanwhile, the World Health Organisation (WHO) tamped down hopes that the outbreak may taper off with warmer weather in summer, saying […]

Italy set to lock down Lombardy after coronavirus jump

03/07/2020

ROME (Reuters) – Italy is set to lock down its wealthiest and most populous region, which includes the financial capital Milan, as part of tough new measures expected to be approved on Saturday to try to contain the coronavirus outbreak. The new rules include telling […]