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What happend on March 12th 2020

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Coronavirus in South Korea: How 'trace, test and treat' may be saving lives

Thursday 12th of March 2020, 0:02
related countries: South Korea South Korea

South Korea is testing more people per capita than anywhere else - and could be a role model for others.
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Guinea-Bissau: Political chaos could boost cocaine trade

Thursday 12th of March 2020, 0:11
related countries: Guinea-Bissau Guinea-Bissau, Guinea Guinea
related places: Bissau

Guinea-Bissau, which has a history of coups, briefly had two presidents after disputed elections.
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Greenland and Antarctica ice loss accelerating

Thursday 12th of March 2020, 4:34
related countries: Antarctica Antarctica

The Earth's great ice sheets are losing mass six times faster today than they were in the 1990s.
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UK soldier and two Americans killed in rocket attack in Iraq

Thursday 12th of March 2020, 5:17
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States
related places: Baghdad

More than a dozen rockets hit a base near Baghdad, killing two Americans and one British soldier.
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Tom Hanks coronavirus: Actor and wife Rita Wilson test positive

Thursday 12th of March 2020, 9:12
related countries: Australia Australia

The couple are being isolated after confirming they have coronavirus in Australia, Hanks says.
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Coronavirus: 'Wash hands' written in the skies above Sydney

Thursday 12th of March 2020, 12:02
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Sydney

The message appeared in the sky as Australia takes measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
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Pakistan Zainab murder: New law aims to catch child abusers

Thursday 12th of March 2020, 12:25
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan legislates two years after the murder of a girl of seven prompts a debate on child abuse.
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Coronavirus: Republic of Ireland to close schools and colleges

Thursday 12th of March 2020, 13:54
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Airports and ports will remain open in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak and the UK is being briefed.
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Coronavirus: Trump suspends travel from Europe to US

Thursday 12th of March 2020, 14:49
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

The US restricts arrivals from 26 European countries in a bid to tackle the coronavirus outbreak.
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Michel Roux: French restaurateur and chef dies aged 78

Thursday 12th of March 2020, 15:22
related countries: France France
related places: Bray

Roux passed away at his home in Bray, Berkshire, following a long battle with a lung condition.
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EU to give migrants in Greece €2,000 to go home

Thursday 12th of March 2020, 17:38
related countries: Greece Greece

The scheme aims to ease the burden on Greece, where migrant camps are squalid and overcrowded.
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Coronavirus: Italy says 1,000 have died but lockdown can work

Thursday 12th of March 2020, 17:45
related countries: Italy Italy

Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio hopes his country will be first in Europe to get over the emergency.
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Iraq base attack: Coalition denies strike on Iran-backed fighters in Syria

Thursday 12th of March 2020, 18:16
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The militias were struck in Syria after UK and US troops were killed by rockets at an Iraqi base.
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UK soldier killed in Iraq was 'larger than life'

Thursday 12th of March 2020, 18:41
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Brodie Gillon, killed on a military base, was "destined for great things", her commanding officer says.
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Coronavirus: 'There is a way to defeat this virus' - Italian minister

Thursday 12th of March 2020, 18:43
related countries: Italy Italy

Italy’s foreign minister says that the severe restrictions in the country can defeat coronavirus.
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Coronavirus: French elections to go ahead - Macron

Thursday 12th of March 2020, 20:37
related countries: France France

President Macron says the vote can go ahead, but said schools and colleges would shut from Monday.
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Coronavirus: US is failing on testing, says Fauci

Thursday 12th of March 2020, 21:03
related countries: United States United States

"Let's admit it," said top health official Anthony Fauci. "The system is not geared to what we need."
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Christchurch mosque attacks: Anniversary to be marked by joint prayers

Thursday 12th of March 2020, 23:24
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Fifty-one people were killed during the shootings in the New Zealand city one year ago.
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