Day: March 21, 2020

Afghanistan: Concern about COVID-19 as refugees return home

In Afghanistan, at least 22 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus. But with limited checks along the border with Iran, where the pandemic is spreading rapidly, health officials worry the number could quickly grow. Al Jazeera’s Katia Lopez-Hodayan reports. Article source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/03/afghanistan-concern-covid-19-refugees-return-home-200321185618161.html

New Slovak government sworn in amid coronavirus pandemic

A four-party coalition government has taken office in Slovakia, with the coronavirus outbreak an immediate policy challenge.  Slovak President Zuzana Caputova on Saturday appointed a centre-right coalition government headed by Igor Matovic, leader of the Ordinary People and Independent Personalities (OLANO) party, after a February election which swept anti-corruption […]