A lousy year turns even worse for Lebanon. According to Reuters, Western powers just handed Beirut an ultimatum: there will be no bailout unless they form a credible government to overhaul a bankrupt state – and do it quickly.
Israel will enter a three-week nationwide lockdown starting on Friday to contain the spread of the coronavirus after a second- wave surge of new cases, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday.
Today marks one month since a nationwide lockdown began in Nepal. The borders are closed and there’s no domestic or international travel allowed Only five COVID-19 cases have been confirmed so far in Nepal, but authorities strictly maintain and enforce the restrictions. See our full pandemic coverage here.