President Vladimir Putin has ordered Russia's defence and foreign ministries to hold talks with Syria for Moscow to obtain additional facilities and maritime access in Syria, the Interfax news agency cited a government resolution as saying on Friday.
Ship owners and insurers say it may be impossible for the maritime industry to fully comply with the Trump administration’s new guidelines on how to avoid sanctions penalties related to Iran, North Korea and Syria, raising the risk of disruptions in a sector already struggling with the fallout of the coronavirus outbreak.
With the coronavirus spread across the world, citizens are finding innovative ways to help frontline workers. CNN's Arwa Damon follows people in Afghanistan, Zimbabwe and Syria who have found ways to build ventilators from recycled parts and with limited funding.
Syria said on Monday it would lift an overnight curfew starting Tuesday and allow movement between governorates, easing coronavirus lockdown measures even as the health ministry reported the largest single-day increase in cases.
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