A Constitutional Court in Russia on Monday has approved a constitutional amendment that will allow country president Vladimir Putin to rule for 16 more years. Putin who became President of Russia in 2012 backed a constitutional amendment that would allow him to run again for the fourth time after his current term. This means that he will run for another six years in 2024 and 2030.
The coronavirus outbreak which began in China in late 2019 and swept across the globe has prompted the intervention of China to assist Italy to battle the deadly disease. A plane loaded of medical supplies, including masks and respirators, and medical experts have arrived in Italy from China to help address the crisis occasioned by the spread of the virus.
British MP Ms Nadine Dorries has tested positive for coronavirus and is in self-isolation at home. The Health Department is officials are now racing to trace those who have had contact with Dorries, who first showed symptoms on Thursday – the same day she attended an event hosted by the Prime Minister of UK, Boris Johnson.