CHINESE AMBASSADOR TO ISRAEL FOUND DEAD

The Chinese ambassador to Israel was found dead in his home north of Tel Aviv on Sunday, Israel’s Foreign Ministry said. Israeli Police Spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said the ambassador's death was believed to be from natural causes. Du Wei, 58, was appointed envoy in February in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. He previously served…

U.S. EMBASSY IN GUATEMALA APOLOGISES FOR USING PHOTO OF DEAD CHILD

The U.S. embassy in Guatemala, on Sunday apologised for using the photograph of a boy, who died in a social media campaign against illegal migration after angry responses to its tweet. The embassy’s original tweet, which has since been deleted, advised readers to look after their children and not to expose them to the dangers…

EX-REAL MADRID STRIKER ARRESTED & QUESTIONED OVER COCAINE TRAFFICKING RING

Former Real Madrid player Edwin Congo has been arrested and questioned by police in relation to a cocaine trafficking ring in Spain. Congo who is a retired Colombian international was taken in by officers in Madrid on Tuesday before undergoing an hours interrogation. He was allowed to go home after questioning and has since pleaded his innocence. “I’m very…

CANADIAN ACTRESS AND ACTIVIST SHIRLEY DOUGLAS DIES AT AGE 86

Shirley Douglas, the impassioned Canadian activist and veteran actress who was mother to actor Kiefer Sutherland and daughter of Canada medicare founder Tommy Douglas, died Sunday. She was 86. Sutherland announced his mother's death on Twitter, saying she succumbed to complications surrounding pneumonia. He said it was not related COVID-19. Shirley Douglas poses with her…

COVID-19: BORIS JOHNSON RECEIVES OXYGEN TREATMENT IN HOSPITAL

Coronavirus-hit Boris Johnson is having checks in hospital today amid calls to hand over the reins of the UK’s fight against the disease while he recovers. The PM was dramatically admitted to St Thomas’s, near Downing Street, last night after doctors became concerned his symptoms have still not subsided 10 days after his positive test. …

LIBYAN REVOLUTION PREMIER JIBRIL DIES FROM CORONAVIRUS

Mahmoud Jibril, who abandoned Muammar Gaddafi to become Libya’s rebel prime minister during the 2011 revolution, died on Sunday after contracting the novel coronavirus, an aide and his party said. Jibril was interim leader until the country held its first free elections in four decades in 2012, following the toppling of Gaddafi the year before.…

CORONAVIRUS : VIRAL POST SAYING ITALIANS ARE THROWING THEIR MONEY ON THE STREETS IS FALSE

With the number of dead and infected due to coronavirus rising by the hour in Italy, a pair of images showing currency notes littered all around is going viral on social media with the claim that Italians are throwing their money on the streets as it is useless to them now. Facebook user "Manish Dhawan"…