OVIEDO, Spain (AA): For the third day in a row, Spain registered over 800 daily deaths due to COVID-19, according to data released by the Spanish Health Ministry on Monday. Over the last 24 hours, 812 people have died, raising the death toll to 7,340. Together, Spain and Italy have registered around half of the…

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LONDON (Reuters): British heir-to-the-throne Prince Charles, who had tested positive for coronavirus, is out of self-isolation after seven days and is in good health, his spokesperson said on Monday. Last week, his Clarence House office revealed that Charles, 71, had been tested after displaying mild symptoms of the virus and had been in self-isolation at…

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BERLIN (AA): Death toll from coronavirus in Germany has climbed up to 541 on Monday, with 120 new deaths in the past 24 hours, according to the figures released by local health authorities. The Berlin-based website Coronavirus-Monitor, which compiles up-to-date numbers from the local health authorities, has reported 6,996 new cases, bringing the total infections…

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JERUSALEM (AA): Israeli Premier Benjamin Netanyahu and some of his advisors will go into quarantine after an aide tested positive for the coronavirus, the prime minister’s office said on Monday. Netanyahu decided to enter self-quarantine until he receive the test result, according to his office. Netanyahu’s parliamentary adviser Rivka Paluch tested positive for the novel…

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PYONGYANG (AFP): Nuclear-armed North Korea successfully tested “super-large multiple rocket launchers”, state media said on Monday, but leader Kim Jong Un was not described as commanding the drill as analysts say Pyongyang seeks to normalise its launches. With the world focused on the coronavirus pandemic and North Korea insisting it has not had a single…

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TEHRAN (AFP): Iran´s official coronavirus death toll reached 2,757 on Monday and the number of infections crossed 40,000, as President Hassan Rouhani´s political opponents slammed his response to the outbreak. The Islamic republic is one of the countries worst hit by the virus, which originated in China. Iran has been scrambling to contain COVID-19´s spread…

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Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump on Sunday abandoned his timetable for life returning to normal in the United States, extending emergency coronavirus restrictions for another month, while Spain suffered its deadliest day. Trump, who had hoped to shortly re-open much of the US, said the death rate in the country was likely to increase…

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Monitoring Desk TEHRAN: Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif in a message referred to the US’ background of sabotage and assassinations and warned Americans to stop aiding war crimes. “The US has gone from sabotage & assassinations to waging an economic war & #EconomicTerrorism on Iranians—to #MedicalTerror amidst #covid19iran,” Zarif wrote on his Twitter account on…

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RIYADH (Agencies): Local Yemeni sources have confirmed a missile attack on the Saudi capital, Riyadh, in reprisal for the regime’s air raids on the impoverished country. Speaking to Press TV, the sources said the Yemeni army targeted Riyadh with ballistic missiles late Saturday without giving any further details.  Earlier in the day, Saudi state media…

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