Tag: state of emergency

Spain to extend state of emergency to April 26 as rise...

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said on Saturday he would ask parliament to extend lockdown measures by 15 days until April 26, as the rate of new coronavirus infections and deaths slowed again in one of the world's worst-hit countries.

Spain extends state of emergency as coronavirus crisis worsens

Spain awoke to the prospect of more lockdown on Thursday after parliament approved an extension to its state of emergency in the early hours of the morning following a mammoth session of debate.

Spain declares emergency as coronavirus shuts down parades, schools, shops

Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said the number of cases could top 10,000 by next week - more than double the current level - and asked citizens to play their part.

South Sudan floods force 200,000 children from homes

More rain is predicted in the coming weeks.

Samoa measles outbreak kills 20, mostly children

The state declared a state of emergency eight days ago

Watch: Chilean community in Malta shows its solidarity with protests at...

A gathering in solidarity with people protesting in Chile was organised by the Chilean community in Malta on Saturday afternoon. The community...

Chile President Pinera declares emergency as capital rocked by riots

Chile's President Sebastian Pinera declared a state of emergency in the capital Santiago early on Saturday, as the city of 6 million...

Trump confident he will prevail against lawsuits over emergency declaration

President Donald Trump expressed confidence on Tuesday that he would prevail against a lawsuit filed by 16 U.S. states seeking to block his declaration...