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Coronavirus timeline

Coronavirus Timeline A time line of Coronavirus developments to date Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses. They cause a range of illness ranging from the common cold and pneumonia to other severe diseases, such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV), Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV) and now 2019-nCoV, the current outbreak. 31…


Muscat Marathon 2020 postponed in honour of the death of Sultan Qaboos

Muscat Marathon 2020 postponed to honour the death of Sultan Qaboos إِنَّا لِلَّهِ وَإِنَّآ إِلَيْهِ رَاجِعُونَ HM Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al-Said 18/11/1940 – 10/01/2020 Al-Mouj Muscat Marathon 2020 has been postponed following the death of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said bin Taimour Al-Said organisers have confirmed. A statement…


Priti Patel backs UK police decision to put Extinction Rebellion on terrorist list

Priti Patel backs police decision to declare Extinction Rebellion a Terror Group UK Home Secretary – Priti Patel backs police decision to declare Extinction Rebellion members Terrorists Priti Patel, the UK’s Home Secretary, has supported a decision by anti-terror police to include the extreme environmental group Extinction Rebellion (XR) on a list of extremist terror…



A world in mourning: His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al-Said passes away

إِنَّا لِلَّهِ وَإِنَّآ إِلَيْهِ رَاجِعُونَ‎ Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al-Said 1940-2020 إِنَّا لِلَّهِ وَإِنَّآ إِلَيْهِ رَاجِعُونَ‎ PUBLIC SERVICE BROADCAST – EMERGENCY BROADCAST The Diwan of Royal Court issued an obituary this morning with the following text: “To the people of the beloved homeland in all its districts, to the Arab…


London Bridge Terror Attack: Attacker disarmed by convicted murderer and other offenders attending rehabilitation session

At least one of the civilians who disarmed the attacker in Friday’s London Bridge Terror Attack was a convicted murderer A convicted murderer and other offenders attending a rehabilitation class were part of the members of public who disarmed the London Bridge attacker A convicted murderer was among members of the public…




Balkan Earthquakes – Three killer earthquakes hit the Balkans triggering Tsunami warnings as rescue team recover the dead in Bosnia, Albania and Crete

Balkan earthquakes trigger tsunami warning as dead recovered in Bosnia, Albania and Crete Killer Balkan earthquakes trigger tsunami warnings as rescue teams continue to recover the dead in Bosnia, Albania and Crete. The Balkans were hit with three powerful earthquakes in 24 hours as Albania’s Tirana was hit by a…