2020-04-07: News Headlines

Adriaan Alsema (2020-04-07). Colombia's ambassador to Uruguay resigns after 'surprise' criminal probe into cocaine lab on family estate. colombiareports.com Colombia's ambassador to Uruguay resigned on Monday after expressing surprise he was being investigated over a cocaine laboratory found on one of his family's estates. The office of President Ivan…

en.mehrnews (2020-04-07). Savior to come to spread peace, justice. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Apr. 08 (MNA) — Secretary-General of the Lebanese Hezbollah Resistance Movement Hassan Nasrallah said All religions believe that the savior will come to spread peace and justice but the identity of this savior differs.

en.mehrnews (2020-04-07). Fight against coronavirus top priority for intel. community. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Apr. 07 (MNA) — Chinese Ambassador to the Islamic Republic of Iran Chang Hua said that the fight against COVID-19 is a mutual responsibility for the international community and a top priority for the governments.

WSWS (2020-04-07). COVID-19 pandemic threatens millions in war-torn Libya and Syria. wsws.org Imperialist wars and proxy conflicts costing hundreds of thousands of lives have destroyed infrastructure critical to fight the spread of coronavirus.

yenisafak (2020-04-07). Vietnam donates 550,000 masks to EU countries in coronavirus fight. yenisafak.com Vietnam donated 550,000 face masks to five European countries on Tuesday to support their fight against the coronavirus that has killed more than 75,000 people worldwide.The masks, made of antimicrobial fabric, were handed to the ambassadors of France, Germany, Italy, Spain and Britain in Hanoi, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement.Vietnam, which has reported 245 coronavirus cases, with no deaths, said it has also donated masks and other medical equipment to other countries, including China, Cambodia and Laos.The Southeast Asian country last week asked its mask producers to step up their production to make 5…

John McEvoy (2020-04-07). UK extends its 'immense gratitude' to Cuba for helping British cruise ship. thecanary.co UK ambassador to Cuba Dr Antony Stokes has But the Cu…

news.un (2020-04-06). Syria: Warring parties failed to abide by international law over hospital attacks. news.un.org Parties to Syria's brutal civil war, now in its tenth year, failed to abide by their obligations under international law to avoid attacks on hospitals and other civilian facilities that featured on the UN's so-called deconfliction list, Secretary-General António Guterres said on Monday.

Carlos Miguel Pereira Hernández (2020-04-05). Message from Cuba's Ambassador to China, Carlos Miguel Pereira Hernández. liberationnews.org "The noble, massive, and commendable effort by the founder of Alibaba and the Jack Ma Foundation that had reached some fifty countries around the world could not touch Cuban soil."

Emily Apple (2020-04-05). One NATO country is using the coronavirus as a weapon of war. thecanary.co Across the world, countries are struggling to deal with coronavirus (Covid-19). But one NATO country, Turkey, is using the pandemic as a weapon of war and a tool of repression. | Both domestically and in its war in the North East of Syria (aka Rojava), the Turkish state is seizing the opportunity of coronavirus to continue its war against majority Kurdish communities. | Cutting off water supplies during a pandemic: | On 3 April, Kurdistan 24

Agha Hussain (2020-04-03). Erdogan's Idlib Misadventure: Reality Checks and Hard Lessons for Turkey. mintpressnews.com Turkey has found itself as a historic diplomatic crossroads following its military blunder in Syria. Now, wounded and humiliated, it faces a choice between neighborly detente or escalating its NATO-backed aggression in Syria.

news.un (2020-04-02). COVID-19 crisis 'unlike any we have dealt with', as new tragedy looms for Syria. news.un.org The risk of the COVID-19 pandemic having a devastating impact on war-torn Syria is intensifying, where six million are displaced, living in conditions that make them particularly vulnerable to the deadly virus, the Senior Humanitarian Advisor to the UN Special Envoy to Syria warned on Thursday.

Jason Ditz (2020-02-20). Turkey Kills Over 50 Syrian Troops, Russian Warplanes Intervene to Halt Offensive. theantimedia.com Russia called the situation a "worst case scenario."

Middle East Eye (2020-02-07). Russia Says Israel Used Civilian Plane as Human Shield During Syria Strikes. theantimedia.com Russia accused Israel of "making a total mockery of the lives of hundreds of innocent civilians."

Middle East Eye (2020-02-06). Turkey Gives Assad Deadline to Pull Back or Face Military Action. theantimedia.com Turkey has given the Syrian government until the end of this month to withdraw from recently seized territory in Idlib province.

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Savior to come to spread peace, justice
en.mehrnews.com | 2020-04-07
TEHRAN, Apr. 08 (MNA)

UK extends its 'immense gratitude' to Cuba for helping British cruise ship
John McEvoy | thecanary.co | 2020-04-07
UK ambassador to Cuba Dr Antony Stokes has formally thanked the Cuban government for taking in British cruise ship MS Braemar. The vessel, with a number of people infected with coronavirus (Covid-19) onboard, was refused permission to dock in the Bahamas and Barbados. | But the Cu…
thecanary.co/global/world-news/2020/04/07/uk-extends-its-immense-gratitude-to-cuba-for-helping-british-cruise-ship/

Fight against coronavirus top priority for intel. community
en.mehrnews.com | 2020-04-07
TEHRAN, Apr. 07 (MNA)

Colombia's ambassador to Uruguay resigns after 'surprise' criminal probe into cocaine lab on family estate
Adriaan Alsema | colombiareports.com | 2020-04-07
Colombia's ambassador to Uruguay resigned on Monday after expressing surprise he was being investigated over a cocaine laboratory found on one of his family's estates. The office of President Ivan…
colombiareports.com/colombias-ambassador-to-uruguay-resigns-after-surprise-criminal-probe-into-cocaine-lab-on-family-estate/

COVID-19 pandemic threatens millions in war-torn Libya and Syria
wsws.org | 2020-04-07
Imperialist wars and proxy conflicts costing hundreds of thousands of lives have destroyed infrastructure critical to fight the spread of coronavirus.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2020/04/07/lisy-a07.html

Vietnam donates 550,000 masks to EU countries in coronavirus fight
yenisafak.com | 2020-04-07
Vietnam donated 550,000 face masks to five European countries on Tuesday to support their fight against the coronavirus that has killed more than 75,000 people worldwide.The masks, made of antimicrobial fabric, were handed to the ambassadors of France, Germany, Italy, Spain and Britain in Hanoi, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement.Vietnam, which has reported 245 coronavirus cases, with no deaths, said it has also donated masks and other medical equipment to other countries, including China, Cambodia and Laos.The Southeast Asian country last week asked its mask producers to step up their production to make 5…
yenisafak.com/en/world/vietnam-donates-550000-masks-to-eu-countries-in-coronavirus-fight-3516214

Syria: Warring parties failed to abide by international law over hospital attacks
news.un.org | 2020-04-06
Parties to Syria's brutal civil war, now in its tenth year, failed to abide by their obligations under international law to avoid attacks on hospitals and other civilian facilities that featured on the UN's so-called deconfliction list, Secretary-General António Guterres said on Monday.
news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2020/04/1061192

One NATO country is using the coronavirus as a weapon of war
Emily Apple | thecanary.co | 2020-04-05
Across the world, countries are struggling to deal with coronavirus (Covid-19). But one NATO country, Turkey, is using the pandemic as a weapon of war and a tool of repression. | Both domestically and in its war in the North East of Syria (aka Rojava), the Turkish state is seizing the opportunity of coronavirus to continue its war against majority Kurdish communities. | Cutting off water supplies during a pandemic: | On 3 April, Kurdistan 24 reported that: Shelling by Turkish-backed armed groups on Thursday caused severe…
thecanary.co/global/world-analysis/2020/04/05/one-nato-country-is-using-the-coronavirus-as-a-weapon-of-war/

Erdogan's Idlib Misadventure: Reality Checks and Hard Lessons for Turkey
Agha Hussain | mintpressnews.com | 2020-04-03
Turkey has found itself as a historic diplomatic crossroads following its military blunder in Syria. Now, wounded and humiliated, it faces a choice between neighborly detente or escalating its NATO-backed aggression in Syria.
mintpressnews.com/erdogans-idlib-misadventure-reality-checks-hard-lessons-turkey/266275/

COVID-19 crisis 'unlike any we have dealt with', as new tragedy looms for Syria
news.un.org | 2020-04-02
The risk of the COVID-19 pandemic having a devastating impact on war-torn Syria is intensifying, where six million are displaced, living in conditions that make them particularly vulnerable to the deadly virus, the Senior Humanitarian Advisor to the UN Special Envoy to Syria warned on Thursday.
news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2020/04/1060952