The city of New York delivered a freezer truck to a funeral home on Wednesday after it was found to be storing dead bodies in unrefrigerated U-Haul vehicles, a Reuters eyewitness said. The eyewitness saw bodies in a U-Haul van and said two vans and a truck were parked outside[…]
New York state recorded 731 new coronavirus deaths on Tuesday, marking the biggest one-day jump in the outbreak. The state’s death toll since the beginning of the outbreak is now 5,489, according to Governor Andrew Cuomo. “That’s 731 people who we lost. Behind every one of those numbers is an[…]
The United States is entering what a senior official warned on Sunday would be the “hardest” week of the coronavirus crisis as the death toll mounted, but some saw glimmers of hope from a slight slowing of fatalities in hard-hit New York. New York, the epicenter of the U.S. coronavirus[…]
President Donald Trump said on Saturday that he would issue a travel warning for the hard-hit New York area to limit the spread of the coronavirus, backing off from an earlier suggestion that he might try to cut off the region entirely. “A quarantine will not be necessary,” he said[…]
Chad is one of the world’s poorest countries, but in its capital, Ndjamena, rent rates rival those of New York or London at upwards of $2,000 a month for a two-bedroom flat in the city centre. The dusty city on the edge of the Sahara was ranked the most expensive in Africa and[…]
The Presidency and the International Relations Department has confirmed that President Cyril Ramaphosa will skip his planned trip to New York in 2019 to attend the annual General Assembly debate along with other world leaders. The high-level segment of United National General Assembly was due to kick off on September 24. The[…]
A Bangladeshi immigrant with a homemade bomb strapped to his body set off an explosion at a New York commuter hub during rush hour on Monday, wounding himself and three others in what New York Mayor Bill de Blasio called an attempted terrorist attack. The suspect in the incident in[…]
Two Muslim women working for authorities in New York suffered hate crimes just 36 hours apart, officials said Monday, following an explosion in such incidents across America since Donald Trump’s election. A uniformed city transit employee was taken to hospital with injuries to her knee and ankle after being pushed[…]
President Jacob Zuma and First lady Bongi Ngema-Zuma have arrived in New York on a commercial South African Airlines (SAA) flight from Johannesburg to begin his official programme on the margins of the United Nations 71st session of the General Assembly. Zuma’s commercial flight on SAA’s non-stop flight to New[…]
At least 29 people suffered minor injuries in an explosion in a busy part of New York that the city’s mayor said appeared to be intentional, adding there was no evidence of a “terror connection”. “There is no specific and credible threat against New York City at this point in[…]
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