Italy death toll rises by 743 : Live coronavirus updates | News

The death toll in Italy from the coronavirus pandemic rose by 743 in one day to 6,820, reversing a declining trend in fatalities observed over the last two days. In India, 1.3 billion people will go under “total lockdown” from midnight (1830 GMT) on Tuesday for 21 days to combat the spread of the contagion. Spain’s deaths surged…

Brockville, Ont. teen found guilty of manslaughter in connection with Hardy Park death

The now-15-year-old Brockville girl charged with manslaughter in the death of Damian Sobieraj was found guilty Wednesday evening. In her judgment, Justice Kimberly Moore explained that she didn’t accept the defence’s argument that the teen was defending her friends when she rushed in and “body-checked” Sobieraj off the Hardy Park boardwalk and into the St….

Coronavirus: Death toll rises to 81 as China extends holiday

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionRoad blocks and ghost towns: Inside the province where the virus originatedThe number of people killed in China by the new coronavirus has risen to 81, with almost 3,000 confirmed ill. The national new year holiday has been extended by three days to Sunday, in an attempt…

Avenging the Death of Qassem Soleimani

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Sudan Sentences 27 Intelligence Officers to Death for Teacher’s Killing

NAIROBI, Kenya — A Sudanese court on Monday sentenced to death 27 members of the national intelligence service over the killing of a teacher, the latest in a series of convictions and investigations this month targeting the government of the deposed president, Omar Hassan al-Bashir. The court sentenced the men in the killing of Ahmed…