Israeli PM says exit from COVID-19 lockdown to last 6-12 months

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in a meeting of his coronavirus cabinet on Wednesday that the exit from the COVID-19 lockdown is expected to last six to 12 months. “The exit from this lockdown [...]

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Israel’s COVID-19 cases up 8,568 to 245,494

October 1, 2020 0

Israel’s Ministry of Health reported 8,568 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, bringing the total to 245,494. The death toll increased to 1,569, with 41 new fatalities, while the number of patients in serious condition rose […]

Middle East



Bayern overcome Dortmund to lift Super Cup

October 1, 2020 0

Joshua Kimmich’s late goal helped a wasteful Bayern Munich beat resilient Borussia Dortmund 3-2 on Wednesday to clinch the 21st edition of the German Super Cup. Bayern continue their trophy hunt after adding the Super […]



Porto lining up bid for Brazil U-23 striker Pepe

October 1, 2020 0

Porto have emerged as frontrunners to sign Gremio’s Brazil U-23 forward Pepe, according to media reports in the South American country. The reigning Portuguese champions have offered 15 million euros (around 18 million U.S. dollars) […]


Business & Money

IMF approves 6.5 bln USD loan for Ecuador: president

October 1, 2020 0

Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno on Wednesday announced the board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved a 6.5-billion-U.S.-dollar loan agreement reached at the end of August. “A few minutes ago I had a conversation with […]