Thank you Mr. President. President Trump’s made clear from the first days of this administration, we have no higher priority than the safety, security, health and wellbeing of the American people. And from the first word of an outbreak of the coronavirus, the President took unprecedented steps to protect the American people from the spread of this disease. He recounted those briefly, but the establishment of travel restrictions, aggressive quarantine effort of Americans that are returning, the declaration of a public health emergency and establishing the White House corona task force, are all reflective of the urgency that the President has brought to a whole of government approach. … [Read more...] about Report Reveals Which Countries Are Best, Worst Prepared To Deal With Coronavirus
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SHIMLA: BJP president J P Nadda on Thursday said Narendra Modi had implemented what Mahatma Gandhi and previous prime ministers merely talked about ringing in the Citizenship Amendment Act. Addressing a rally in Solan, Nadda called Modi a “world leader”, citing also the praise he got from US President Donald Trump during his recent India visit. Nadda claimed that Jawaharlal Nehru, Indira Gandhi, Rajiv Gandhi and Manmohan Singh talked about bringing minorities persecuted in the neighbouring countries to India. “They merely said so but Modi did so,” he said. The population of minorities in Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan has reduced drastically, he said, claiming that many of their members have converted. The new law fast-tracks Indian citizenship for Hindus, Sikhs, Christians, Jains, Buddhists and Parsis who left these countries before 2015 due to religious persecution. Nadda accused opposition parties of misleading people on the amended citizenship … [Read more...] about Narendra Modi did what previous PMs said they would: J P Nadda on CAA
Hundreds of faithful deplaned in Pakistan as the ban came into effect, while Indonesia and Turkey had to turn away thousands of pilgrims set to fly. Authorities at Cairo’s international airport said the Saudi decision created “intense confusion” and “extreme anger” among thousands of passengers waiting for flights. Security officials needed to call in reinforcements to control the crowd as news of the ban broke, said the officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity as they weren’t allowed to speak to reporters. … [Read more...] about Saudi Arabia halts pilgrimages over virus; Iran cases spike
“Whereas in other parts of the world they have different objectives and a different point of view that tends to bring Islamic State and al-Qaida into conflict, here they’re able to overcome that and work for a common purpose,” Anderson said, emphasizing that it’s a local phenomenon. … [Read more...] about West Africa the only place in world al-Qaeda and IS affiliates team up ―US Military
The attendant had been on a Korean Air KE958 flight from Israel to Incheon on Feb. 15 and 16, the KCDC has said. Passengers included a South Korea tour group among whom 31 virus cases were seen to have originated. … [Read more...] about South Korea reports 505 new coronavirus cases, postpones military drill with U.S.