France confirmed a record 32,427 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours on Saturday. The new daily record comes after a strict night-time curfew went into effect in Paris and eight other cities between 9pm (1900 GMT) and 6am. Residents are only allowed to leave their homes if they have a valid reason. Source: Coronavirus digest: France reports over 32,000 new infections | News | DW | 18.10.2020
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Donald Trump will hold a rally in Wisconsin on Saturday evening, despite state health officials declaring a crisis over the coronavirus pandemic and his own experts warning that public gatherings there risk causing “preventable deaths”.
A year ago, hundreds of thousands of Lebanese took to the streets protesting taxes and a rapidly deteriorating economic crisis. A spontaneous and hopeful nationwide movement was born, denouncing an entire political establishment that had for decades pushed Lebanon toward collapse.
Today, as crises multiply and the country dives deeper into uncertainty and poverty, protests seem to have petered out. Even widespread anger over a devastating explosion at Beirut’s port on Aug. 4, blamed on government negligence, failed to re-ignite the movement.
On Saturday, thousands of people marked the first anniversary of the protest movement in different parts of Lebanon including its three largest cities, Beirut, Tripoli and Sidon. But the protesters were far fewer than those last year.
As poets we have learned not to hate Theories of race, religion we cannot relate. A poet cannot be dictated to We write what our hearts hold true. From across the globe, we come to share Joys, sorrows, burdens we bare We are here today, gone tomorrow Life is but a time that we borrow […]The World Of Poets — yaskhan
What is stress? It’s the gap between our expectation and reality. More the gap, more the stress. So , expect nothing and accept everything.Thought Of the Day….. — Just my thoughts
68,000 new Covid-19 cases on Friday Dr Fauci warns of danger of ‘high community infection baseline’