The FRN Daily News Brief 2020-02-01


This Daily FRN News Brief is a summary of 3, articles about Anglo-5, Eu, Headline-News, Politics, Scotland, United-Kingdom, China, Eurasia, Mena, Syria.

Tags in this brief: Brexit, Scotland, UK, China, Coronavirus, Healthcare, Anti-Terrorism, Idlib, Syria.

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MAJOR: Scotland Eyes Independence Amid Brexit Conclusion

Published 2020-02-01 23:40:58 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, Eu, Headline-News, Politics, Scotland, United-Kingdom

EDINBURGH – On the day the United Kingdom officially left the European Union, Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon told SNP activists that they must be patient in order to ensure that any future independence referendum is “legal” and “legitimate”. It may be necessary to test Scotland’s right to hold a consultative referendum on independence, Sturgeon told members of the Scottish National Party (SNP) on Friday, Sputnik reported. Speaking in Edinburgh on Brexit day she claimed that Britain’s exit from the EU “has put Scotland on the wrong road”. Sturgeon said that she will do “all that she can” to secure… Continue ->

Tags: Brexit, Scotland, UK

MAJOR: WHO Declares International Health Emergency Over Coronavirus Outbreak, Commends China’s Efforts as Setting New Standards for Outbreak Response

Published 2020-02-01 10:00:59 by Drago Bosnic in China, Eurasia, Headline-News

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Geneva, Switzerland – The World Health Organization declared a “public health emergency of international concern” over the outbreak of the 2019nCoV, also knows as the “Wuhan coronavirus”. WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus called the coronavirus “a previously unknown pathogen, which has escalated into an unprecedented outbreak” at a press conference on Thursday.  He also added the WHO was not recommending restrictions of trade or travel with China, where the virus originated, RT reported. Tedros pointed out that the declaration was “not a vote of no confidence in China”, but made out of concern for other countries, with “weaker” healthcare systems…. Continue ->

Tags: China, Coronavirus, Healthcare

Domino of Terrorists’ Collapse in Idlib Continues as SAA Liberates More Regions

Published 2020-02-01 08:19:10 by Drago Bosnic in Headline-News, Mena, Syria

Idlib, Syria – The countdown has started for the collapse of terrorists in Idlib as they are losing ground to the advancing SAA after the strategically important city of Ma’arat al-Nauman was liberated earlier this week. The situation in eastern Idlib continues to deteriorate for the terrorists as Syrian army units have announced the capture of several areas on Thursday night. Syrian troops continued their push north of Ma’arat al-Nauman, seizing several areas in the eastern part of Idlib. According to a military source, the Syrian Army recaptured the towns of Kafr Batikh, Qomhanah, Al-Hartimah, Tal Mardikh, and Jawbas after… Continue ->

Tags: Anti-Terrorism, Idlib, Syria

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