Cameroon Military Acknowledges Soldiers Arrested in Togo

9 months ago Web Desk 0
YAOUNDE – Cameroon’s military says three of five men recently arrested by Togolese police and portrayed by Togolese media as notorious criminals who committed serious offenses against Togolese citizens are Cameroonian soldiers, while the other two are former convicts. The three military men stole weapons from the military headquarters in Yaoundé and went to Togo’s Read More

Second Russian official in hospital due to COVID-19

10 months ago Web Desk 0
 Russian media report say a second minister in the Russian government has tested positive for COVID-19 and is being treated in a hospital. Construction Minister Vladimir Yakushev said on May 1 that he has been hospitalized in Moscow and is receiving “treatment under the supervision of doctors,” according to TASS, quoting the ministry’s press office. Read More

Senior Police Staff Will Transfer 50% of Their Monthly Salary to Assist COVID-19 Tackling Fund

10 months ago Web Desk 0
DUSHANBE,  The senior staff of the internal affairs bodies have expressed their readiness to donate 50% of their monthly salary to the COVID-19 Tackling Fund. This decision was made today during a videoconference with the Minister of Internal Affairs Ramazon Rahimzoda. The conference focused on the implementation of President Emomali Rahmon’s recommendations and instructions, which Read More

Pharmacy shelves in Buston stripped of antiviral drugs, while some drugstores shut down

10 months ago Web Desk 0
 Four of ten drugstores located near the city central hospital have been shut down. The operating drugstores have taken measures to ensure social distancing in line for medications. The majority of drugstores do not have medications recommended by doctors for prevention and treatment of acute respiratory infections, including flu – anaferon, ergoferon, and grippferon. Only Read More

Tajikistan airports and air carriers send their employees on unpaid vacation due to coronavirus concerns

11 months ago tngadmin 0
 The majority of employees of airports in Dushanbe, Khujand, Kulob, Bokhtar and Khorog as well as Tajik Air Navigation Company have been sent on unpaid vacation amid coronavirus concerns. Human rights activists say the companies must pay salaries to them according to the staff payroll. Employees of Dushanbe International Airport complain that they have been Read More

COVID-19 cases reportedly jump to 174 in Afghanistan

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 Citing the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH), Pajhwok reported on March 31 that the number of positive coronavirus cases in Afghanistan has increased to 174 MoPH spokesman Wahidullah Mayar reportedly said that of 60 tests, four were positive — two from Kandahar and one each from Daikundi and Nimroz provinces. At least 29 new positive Read More

Two killed, one injured in Vahdat traffic accident

11 months ago tngadmin 0
 Two persons were killed and one injured in a traffic accident that took place in Vahdat Township on March 30, according to the Interior Ministry’s website. The accident took place near the Autostantsiya bazaar in the morning at around 9:20 pm. A 71-year-old resident of Vahdat reportedly lost control of his Lexus RX 150 and Read More

COVID-19: Moscow Has App To Monitor Quarantine; Belarus Denies First Fatality

11 months ago tngadmin 0
The global death toll has surpassed 45,000 with over 900,000 infections confirmed, causing mass disruptions as governments continue to try to slow the spread of the new respiratory illness. Here’s a roundup of developments in RFE/RL’s broadcast countries. Russia Moscow authorities say they have developed a smartphone application to help control the movement of residents Read More