Saturday, September 25, 2021


Sydney extends virus lockdown, imposes partial curfew

The lockdown in Australia's largest city which has run for two months now will be extended for another month.

Australia’s second-largest city introduces virus curfew

Stay-at-home restrictions in both Melbourne and the capital of Canberra have also been extended to Sept 2.

Vietnam’s economic hub imposes night curfew as country battles virus surge

No end date has been announced for the measure, an unprecedented move to curb infections as Vietnam battles a rapid Covid-19 surge.

Thailand imposes tougher Covid-19 curbs, including Bangkok curfew

Thailand recorded 9,276 new cases and 72 fatalities Friday as it battles a severe third wave of infections that kicked off in April.

French police battle partygoers at illegal rave

Five police officers were injured, two of whom were taken to hospital, and two of the ravers were also hurt, including a 22-year-old man who lost a hand.

US city under curfew after black motorist shot dead in taser-handgun mix-up

Police say that the officer, now on leave pending an investigation, had intended to deploy her taser but instead shot Daunte Wright with a single bullet.

Philippine police probe death of curfew violator forced to do squats

Police spokesman says the city's police chief and two officers have been removed from their posts pending the results of the investigation.

India imposes new curbs as Covid-19 cases hit record

Experts blame the country's fresh wave on people ignoring guidelines and attending huge religious and political events, as well as weddings and cricket matches.

Filipino Covid curfew breaker ‘dies after cops make him do 300 squats’

The local mayor condemned the alleged punishment as 'torture'.

Inquiry in France over ‘clandestine’ Covid-defying dinners

Guests had reportedly included ministers, in violation of pandemic restrictions.

Dutch police break up anti-lockdown protest ahead of election

Police said they detained 20 people and that two demonstrators had been injured by police dogs after refusing to leave.

Third French national lockdown on the cards as new Covid variants run amok

A strict curfew was implemented last weekend, but cases continue to climb.

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