Official figures from China claim there are 20,478 cases in the country, with 13,522 of these recorded in the virus epicentre and surrounding Hubei province, although the actual figure is suspected to be higher. With Wuhan and some other cities in virtual lockdown, travel severely restricted and China facing increasing global isolation, fears of wider economic disruption are growing; sources at the OPEC oil cartel said producers were considering cutting output by nearly a third to support ...
Flying from Canada, the plane will first stop in Hanoi, Vietnam where it will await approval from the Chinese government to fly to Wuhan and land at the now-closed airport. "These are Canadians who have been through a very dramatic experience over the past couple months and in many cases will have significant stressors".
The crisis is just the latest to confront Chinese leader Xi Jinping, who has been beset by months of anti-government protests in the semi-autonomous Chinese city of Hong Kong, the reelection of Taiwan's pro-independence president and criticism over human rights violations in the traditionally Muslim northwestern territory of Xinjiang.
Joe Biden , who was the first of the main candidates to address his supporters, said: "Well it looks like it's going to be a long night but I'm feeling good". This is the Iowa caucus in 2020. The president's allies also seized on the Democrat's problems. Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale tweeted Monday evening, adding a emoji with furrowed brows.
The sentence will be carried out soon, Gholam Hossein Esmaili, the judiciary spokesman, added. Esmaili did not elaborate on what Rahimpour was accused of doing, nor on his age or background. But in July US officials cast doubt on an announcement by Iran that it had arrested 17 spies who were allegedly collecting information on the country's nuclear and military sectors for the Central Intelligence Agency.
The former United States vice president and long-time front-runner, had appeared to be underperforming in some precincts, though it was hard to get a statewide picture. For Democrats, the moment was thick with promise for a party that has seized major gains in states since Trump won the White House in 2016. Still, Trump's campaign was using Monday's contest to test its organizational strength, deploying Cabinet secretaries, top Republican officials and Trump family members to the state.