Tag: Coronaavirus

EU To Shut Borders As France, Germany Tighten Restrictions To Control Coronavirus

With the number of coronavirus cases pushing past 180,000 worldwide, the European Union proposed the closure of its external borders for 30 days in a move to contain the spread of the pandemic, while Germany and France, among the hardest-hit countries in the region, imposed new restrictions on their citizens aimed at increasing social distancing. […]

In Afghanistan, Coronavirus Complicates War and Peace

When the coronavirus began spreading, many Afghans were in denial even after it became an obvious and deadly crisis in neighboring Iran. Some touted their piety as a shield — they already washed and prayed five times a day. Others, even some officials, joked that the health system had been so bad, the country already […]