Brazilian 99-year-old former WWII combatant Ermando Armelino Piveta gestures as he leaves the Armed Forces Hospital, after being treated for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and discharged, in Brasilia, Brazil, April 14, 2020. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino BRASILIA (Reuters) – World War Two veteran Ermando Piveta, aged 99, became the oldest Brazilian to recover from the coronavirus on
LONDON (Reuters) – The British government is hiring former Nestle executive Chris Tyas to oversee a “war room” set up to ensure the country’s food security as the coronavirus crisis deepens, Sky News reported on Saturday. Reporting by James Davey; Editing by Alexander Smith Source link
Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks during a news conference on the ongoing situation with the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in London, Britain March 17, 2020. Matt Dunham/Pool via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Tuesday he would go further and faster in the coming days to fight coronavirus by acting
PARIS (Reuters) – The Cafe de Flore, once the drinking hole of Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul Sartre, and the Brasserie Lipp continued serving customers during World War Two. But on Sunday they locked their doors until further notice, as France upped its fight against the coronavirus. FILE PHOTO: Tables and chairs are seen on
Relatives of victims killed in the Philippines’ drug war act a scene during their theatre performance on their journey of loss and healing in a Catholic school in Makati City, Philippines, March 4, 2020. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez MANILA (Reuters) – Relatives of some of the thousands killed in the Philippines’ war on drugs acted out their
(Reuters Health) – While army suicides have historically decreased during wartime, that trend appears to have reversed in recent decades, a new study of U.S. records finds. Researchers poring over nearly 200 years of data found that unlike earlier times when there was a decline in suicide rates among U.S. Army soldiers during and just
LONDON/RIYADH (Reuters) – Saudi Aramco is looking to buy insurance against war and terror attacks after a damaging drone and missile attack on some of its oil facilities in September, two sources told Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Workers are seen at the damaged site of Saudi Aramco oil facility in Khurais, Saudi Arabia, September 20, 2019.
A pigeon builds a nest with collected poppies at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra, Australia in this recent undated handout photo. The Australian War Memorial via REUTERS MELBOURNE (Reuters) – A pigeon has been pinching poppies from the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Australia’s national war memorial in Canberra and using them to