state of emergency

Japan announces easing of virus emergency ahead of Olympics

Holding the Olympics before elections in the fall is also a political gamble for Suga, whose support ratings have tumbled over dissatisfaction with his handling of the pandemic.

published on : 17th June 2021

Japan to expand virus emergency ahead of Tokyo Olympics

Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga will make a formal announcement at a government task force meeting later Friday. He’s also scheduled to hold a news conference.

published on : 14th May 2021

Central African Republic declares state of emergency

The spokesperson for the presidency, Albert Yaloke Mokpeme, made the announcement on Thursday on national radio.

published on : 22nd January 2021

COVID-19: Japan regional govts request state of emergency

There was no immediate decision, but the government panel of medical experts will study the situation, Yoshimura said.

published on : 9th January 2021

Sri Lanka declares national state of emergency over communal violence

Sri Lanka declared national state of emergency to quell anti-Muslim violence after mobs from the majority ethnic Sinhalese population burned shops and homes.

published on : 6th March 2018

UN Security Council told Maldives crisis may get worse

A senior UN official warned the Security Council that the situation in the Maldives where the president has declared a state of emergency may deteriorate even further.

published on : 9th February 2018

UN chief asks Maldives to uphold rule of law

Guterres' statement comes after President Abdulla Yameen ordered a state of emergency in the country and gave sweeping powers to the law enforcement agencies and the military.

published on : 7th February 2018

UN chief Antonio Guterres urges Maldives to lift state of emergency

The appeal comes after President Abdulla Yameen of the Maldives declared a state of emergency and his security forces stormed the Supreme Court.

published on : 6th February 2018

Maldivian crisis deepens, former President, Chief Justice arrested

Former President of Maldives Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, Chief Justice Abdulla Saeed, Supreme Court Justice Ali Hameed and Judicial administrator Hassan Saeed have been arrested.

published on : 6th February 2018

France extends state of emergency for sixth time

The extension gives security forces greater freedom to carry out raids and surveillance and has been in place since November 2015 when a string of jihadist attacks in Paris left 130 people dead.

published on : 6th July 2017