Moscow authorities on Friday began free coronavirus testing for all residents. Under the program announced by Mayor Sergei Sobyanin, tests for coronavirus antibodies, a marker of infection, will be conducted at 30 clinics throughout the city.
Turkish authorities on Friday detained four more elected mayors from Turkey?s mainly Kurdish populated east and southeast regions, the state-run news agency reported, as the government pressed ahead with its crackdown on a pro-Kurdish party it accuses of links to Kurdish militants.
The German economy shrank by 2.2% in the first quarter compared with the previous three-month period as shutdowns in the country and beyond started to bite, official data showed Friday. That means Europe’s biggest economy went into recession following a small dip at the end of last year.
Ukraine’s human rights ombudswoman has appealed to authorities to find a solution for scores of infants born to surrogate mothers for foreign parents who are stranded because the country?s borders are closed under coronavirus restrictions.
An American cargo pilot who admitted to ?poor judgment? in breaking a quarantine order to buy medical supplies became the first foreigner imprisoned in Singapore for breaching its restrictions meant to curb the coronavirus, his lawyer said Friday.
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