Kenya police arrests warden over rape of patient in coronavirus isolation facility

Kenyan police arrested a prison warden accused of raping a female patient in a COVID-19 isolation facility he was meant to be guarding, a police report said on Friday. It was the latest in a string of incidents highlighting substandard conditions at some government-run coronavirus treatment centre in the East African country. The attack may… Read More Kenya police arrests warden over rape of patient in coronavirus isolation facility

Queen Elizabeth knights centenarian veteran who held fundraising walk for health workers

Queen Elizabeth knighted Captain Tom Moore on Friday, recognising the 100-year-old for lifting Britain’s spirits during the gloom of the coronavirus pandemic by raising millions of pounds for health workers. The World War Two veteran raised a record 33 million pounds (an equivalent of $41 million) by walking 100 laps of his garden with the… Read More Queen Elizabeth knights centenarian veteran who held fundraising walk for health workers

U.S. imposes sanctions on four China-based individuals, company over fentanyl trafficking

The United States on Friday announced sanctions against four China-based individuals and one company run by alleged Chinese drug kingpin Fujing Zheng for links to trafficking in fentanyl. The U.S. Treasury Department named the individuals as Songyan Ji, Longbao Zhang, Guifeng Cheng and Guangfu Zheng, and the firm as Global United Biotechnology Inc, which it… Read More U.S. imposes sanctions on four China-based individuals, company over fentanyl trafficking

Britain’s Princess Beatrice marries her fiance Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi in Windsor

Britain’s Princess Beatrice, the eldest daughter of Prince Andrew and Sarah, Duchess of York, married her fiance Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi in Windsor on Friday, in a small, COVID-19 secure ceremony attended by Queen Elizabeth. The couple originally planned to marry in May, but the coronavirus lockdown forced them to reschedule. “The private wedding ceremony of… Read More Britain’s Princess Beatrice marries her fiance Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi in Windsor

Russian hackers attempt to steal coronavirus vaccine data

Hackers backed by the Russian state are trying to steal COVID-19 vaccine and treatment research from academic and pharmaceutical institutions around the world, Britain’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) said on Thursday. A co-ordinated statement from Britain, the United States and Canada attributed the attacks to group APT29, also known as Cozy Bear, which they… Read More Russian hackers attempt to steal coronavirus vaccine data