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Borders tighten around world as coronavirus curfew fury spills over

Borders tighten around world as coronavirus curfew fury spills over

Border restrictions were being tightened around the world Monday in the face of an unrelenting coronavirus threat, after a weekend in which anger at social distancing rules bubbled over into fiery clashes in the Netherlands.

France extends curfew as Covid second wave surges in Europe

France extends curfew as Covid second wave surges in Europe

France extended curfews to around two thirds of its population on Thursday and Belgium's foreign minister was taken into intensive care with Covid-19, as the second wave of the pandemic surged across Europe.

Sudan soldier kills 2 on speeding rickshaw during curfew

Sudan soldier kills 2 on speeding rickshaw during curfew

A Sudanese soldier fatally shot the occupants of a tuk-tuk that sped through a military checkpoint in Khartoum during a coronavirus curfew, the army said Sunday.

Turkey to impose 4-day curfew in 31 provinces amid coronavirus

Turkey to impose 4-day curfew in 31 provinces amid coronavirus

Turkey will impose a four-day curfew in 31 provinces beginning Thursday, as part of the country's measures to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

Jordan blows sirens for start of nationwide curfew to combat coronavirus: witnesses

Jordan blows sirens for start of nationwide curfew to combat coronavirus: witnesses

Jordan blew sirens at the start of a nationwide curfew on Saturday, limiting the mobility of its 10 million citizens indefinitely to combat the spread of coronavirus, witnesses and officials said.

Sri Lanka government declares curfew, shuts down access to major social media sites

Sri Lanka government declares curfew, shuts down access to major social media sites

The Sri Lankan government declared a curfew with immediate effect, junior defence minister Ruwan Wijewardene said on Sunday, following eight explosions ...

Sri Lanka imposes curfew in Kandy after days of unrest

Sri Lanka imposes curfew in Kandy after days of unrest

Police said there had been riots and arson attacks since the weekend in Kandy, home to tea plantations and Buddhist relics.

Zambia declares curfew in Lusaka slum struck by cholera

Zambia declares curfew in Lusaka slum struck by cholera

Zambia has declared a curfew in a poor Lusaka township badly affected by a cholera outbreak that has killed 58 people across the country since September, the government said on Sunday.

Honduran army enforces curfew to stem violence after delayed vote count

Honduran army enforces curfew to stem violence after delayed vote count

Honduras suspended the right to free movement on Friday, imposing a dusk-to-dawn curfew and giving the army and police extended powers after looting and protests triggered by a contested election ...

Egypt imposes partial curfew in Sinai after deadly attack

Egypt imposes partial curfew in Sinai after deadly attack

Egypt imposed a partial curfew in Sinai on Wednesday, a day after a deadly attack claimed by the Islamic State extremist militia near a monastery on the volatile peninsula.

Charlotte protests diminish as family views video

Charlotte protests diminish as family views video

Largely peaceful protests dwindled early on Friday in Charlotte, North Carolina, as police chose not to enforce a curfew prompted by two nights of riots that engulfed the city after a black man was shot dead by a police officer.

India's tech capital, firms shut down after water protests

India's tech capital, firms shut down after water protests

Indian and foreign technology companies including global outsourcing firm Accenture closed offices and told staff to stay at home in the technology hub of Bengaluru on Tuesday after riots over the diversion of water from a river.