Russian doctor who met Putin tests positive for coronavirus

Head of Moscow's main coronavirus hospital tests positive for COVID-19 a week after meeting President Putin.Arutz Sheva Staff, Wednesday, 3:09 AM

France pushes back Charlie Hebdo attack trial to September

Trial of 14 people accused of aiding gunmen in 2015 terrorist attack on newspaper pushed back due to coronavirus.AFP, Tuesday, 4:01 PM

Poland launches 'Fly Home' program for Poles stranded abroad

Polish program is helping Poles stranded abroad return home, while helping other nationals as well.Arutz Sheva Staff, Tuesday, 3:48 PM

German minister commits suicide over coronavirus

Finance minister of Germany's Hesse state commits suicide over concern about how to cope with the economic fallout from the coronavirus.Elad Benari, Monday, 5:26 AM

Princess Maria Theresa dies of coroanvirus

Princess of Bourbon-Parma dies at age 86 after contracting coronavirus.Arutz Sheva Staff, Saturday, 10:47 PM

Israeli, 82, dies of coronavirus in Italy

Shmuel Safri identified as Israeli who died of coronavirus during trip to Italy. Israeli Consul is helping the family.Arutz Sheva Staff, Saturday, 10:03 PM

Italy's coronavirus death toll surges by 919

Death toll from coronavirus in Italy rises by 919 to 9,134, the highest daily tally since the epidemic emerged.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/27/2020, 9:48 PM

Boris Johnson tests positive for coronavirus

British PM tests positive for coronavirus, will isolate in Downing Street.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/27/2020, 2:21 PM

Coronavirus: The main measures taken in Europe

A roundup of the main measures being taken in Europe to fight the spread of the novel coronavirus.AFP, 3/27/2020, 11:34 AM

Germany: Islamist sent to prison for planning attack

German court sentences Tunisian ISIS supporter to 10 years in prison for planning attack with deadly poison ricin.Elad Benari, 3/27/2020, 5:39 AM

Berlin police: Stop asking dumb coronavirus questions

Berlin police say glut of dumb questions to coronavirus hotline preventing them from helping people who are actually in need.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/26/2020, 7:10 PM

WATCH: German Parliamentarian explains success in virus fight

German Parliamentarian says Germany "hammered" down on disease early, will ease protocol once situation improves.i24NEWS , 3/26/2020, 6:48 PM

'We took coronavirus seriously thanks to Netanyahu'

Austrian Chancellor in interview with Israeli TV: Conversation with Netnayahu caused us to take the coronavirus issue more seriously.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/26/2020, 4:16 AM

Britain's death toll from coronavirus rises to 463

Total number of coronavirus cases in the UK has risen to 9,529.Ben Ariel, 3/26/2020, 2:12 AM

France's virus lockdown delays Charlie Hebdo attack trial

Trial of 14 accused of helping terrorists who attacked Charlie Hebdo newspaper and other Paris targets postponed due to Covid-19 lockdown.AFP, 3/25/2020, 5:46 PM

Prince Charles tests positive for coronavirus

Prince Charles tests positive for coronavirus, is displaying mild symptoms, statement says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/25/2020, 12:48 PM

Last German Righteous Among the Nations dies

Last surviving German recognized by Yad Vashem as righteous gentile for Holocaust heroism dies at 98.Marcy Oster, JTA, 3/24/2020, 7:27 AM

EU to send humanitarian aid to Iran

EU foreign minister says €20 million in humanitarian aid will be sent to Iran to help alleviate the coronavirus outbreak.Elad Benari, 3/24/2020, 6:35 AM

Merkel's first coronavirus test comes back negative

The German Chancellor is in self-isolation after a doctor who vaccinated her was infected with the novel coronavirus.Ben Ariel, 3/24/2020, 5:58 AM

'You must stay at home or risk being fined'

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson imposes curbs on everyday life in a bid to fight the spread of coronavirus.Ben Ariel, 3/23/2020, 11:43 PM

Angela Merkel goes into isolation

German chancellor enters self-isolation after receiving vaccine from doctor who tested positive for the coronavirus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/22/2020, 8:41 PM

'Netanyahu convinced me to act against coronavirus'

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz says PM Netanyahu urged him to take preventive measures to combat COVID-19.Nitsan Keidar, 3/22/2020, 6:24 AM

Death toll in Italy from coronavirus continues to climb

Italy reports 793 new deaths from coronavirus, a one-day record that brings its total to 4,825.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/22/2020, 5:51 AM

Britain orders pubs and restaurants to close

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson orders pubs, restaurants, theaters, cinemas and gyms to shut their doors.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/20/2020, 11:08 PM

Italy records almost 6,000 new coronavirus cases

Italy sees staggering increase of 5,986 cases of COVID-19 since Thursday.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/20/2020, 8:38 PM

'We're pulling together in the most phenomenal ways'

Rabbi Dr. Moshe Friedman, community rabbi of the New West End Synagogue, Bayswater, UK, tells how his community is managing the crisis.Yoni Kempinski, 3/20/2020, 10:48 AM

This organization is bringing food to Holocaust rescuers

Aging Poles who rescued Jews during the Holocaust are at risk from the coronavirus. So this Jewish group is delivering food to them.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 3/20/2020, 7:49 AM

Italy's death toll from coronavirus surpasses China's

Italy's death toll from coronavirus rises to 3,405 since February 21.Ben Ariel, 3/20/2020, 2:58 AM

Watch: Dutch Health Minister collapses in parliament

Dutch Health Minister Bruno Bruins collapsed during parliament discussion on the coronavirus crisis. He later said he was fatigued.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/19/2020, 5:58 AM

Italy reports record number of coronavirus deaths in one day

Italy reports 475 new deaths from COVID-19, the highest one-day official toll of any nation since the outbreak began.Elad Benari, 3/19/2020, 3:39 AM

Eurovision 2020 canceled

EBU announces annual song contest canceled this year due to the coronavirus outbreak.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/18/2020, 4:18 PM

Israeli ambassador to Germany infected with coronavirus

Jeremy Issacharoff and deputy diagnosed positive for COVID-19; embassy closed and site isolated.Mordechai Sones, 3/17/2020, 7:18 PM

Jewish cemetery vandalized in Hungary

Gravestones in Jewish cemetery of Kiskunfélegyháza were pushed over and severely damaged earlier this month.Ben Ariel, 3/17/2020, 5:06 AM

French President orders lockdown to fight coronavirus

French President Emmanuel Macron orders stringent restrictions on the movement of people in attempt to slow the spread of the coronavirus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/17/2020, 12:58 AM

Italy reports more than 3,000 new coronavirus cases in one day

Italy reports 3,590 additional cases of the coronavirus, its biggest one-day increase since the outbreak began.Elad Benari, 3/16/2020, 5:03 AM

Wife of Spain's PM tests positive for coronavirus

Begoña Gómez, wife of Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez, tests positive for COVID-19 and is reportedly in good health.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/15/2020, 5:53 AM

Italy records 250 new cases of coronavirus in one day

Number of deaths from coronavirus in Italy, the worst hit country in Europe, rises to 1,266.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/13/2020, 10:06 PM

Italian rabbi: 'Listen to the Israeli government, they're right'

'Our healthcare system is collapsing, listen to the Israeli government - they're right,' Chabad emissary to Milan warns.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/13/2020, 11:29 AM

Top Dutch museums close over coronavirus

Major museums announce closure to help stop spread of coronavirus as Netherlands bans gatherings of over 100 people.AFP, 3/13/2020, 10:01 AM

EU attacks President Trump's travel ban

Presidents of European Commission and European Council: U.S. travel ban was taken unilaterally and without consultationArutz Sheva, 3/12/2020, 1:00 PM

Portugal: Law establishes memorial day for Inquisition victims

Reconectar org applauds passage of law in Portuguese Parliament designating March 31 as  Memorial Day for victims of the Inquisition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/12/2020, 11:09 AM

Italy orders closure of shops amid coronavirus outbreak

Italian Prime Minister orders all shops closed except for supermarkets, food stores and chemists.Elad Benari, 3/12/2020, 12:06 AM

Auschwitz Memorial closes to visitors over coronavirus fears

The Auschwitz Memorial and the site of the former Nazi camp are closed to visitors due to concerns over the coronavirus.Marcy Oster, JTA, 3/11/2020, 6:43 PM

EU to mobilize economic, health care, response to coronavirus

EU will take stock of protective equipment and respiratory devices, ensure funds available for companies in need, statement says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/11/2020, 12:55 PM

Arson suspected in fire at Israel-run refugee school in Greece

Israeli-run school for refugees burns down in suspected arson.Ben Harris, JTA, 3/11/2020, 8:40 AM

British health minister tests positive for coronavirus

British MP Nadine Dorries, a minister in the health department, tests positive for coronavirus, is in self-isolation.Elad Benari, 3/11/2020, 3:56 AM

Italy in total lockdown until April as coronavirus spreads

Italy's prime minister locks down entire nation of 60 million people after over 400 die from coronavirus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/10/2020, 6:39 PM

Dutch PM tells public not to shake hands, then shakes hand

Dutch Prime Minister held a press conference to tell people in the Netherlands not to shake hands due to the coronavirus, 3/10/2020, 3:10 PM

Italy extends travel restrictions

Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte announces he is extending restrictions on travel from the north to entire country.Ben Ariel, 3/9/2020, 11:35 PM

97 die of virus in past day

Number of deaths in country as result of virus rises to 463. World Health Organization finally declares coronavirus 'global pandemic'.Mordechai Sones, 3/9/2020, 10:03 PM

2 youths attack Austrian Jewish teen wearing Star of David ring

16-year-old hospitalized after anti-Semitic in Austrian city of Gratz.Toby Axelrod/JTA, 3/9/2020, 9:08 PM

Italy to impose lockdown on 16 million people

New guidelines include lockdowns on Lombardy and 11 other provinces.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/8/2020, 12:24 AM

Dutch synagogue asks: Use kippahs as masks

In Purim coronavirus joke, Dutch synagogue asks congregants to wear kippahs over their mouths.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 3/7/2020, 9:40 PM

Coronavirus appears in Poland, March of the Living fate unclear

Schools begin to cancel their participation in April March of the Living after first case of Coronavirus reported in Poland.Cnaan Lipshitz/JTA, 3/5/2020, 7:40 PM

Lufthansa halts all flights to Israel over virus restirctions

Airline giant Lufthansa cancels all flights to Israel until March 28 after Israel bars entry to travelers from 5 European nations.AFP, 3/5/2020, 4:12 PM

Greece: 21 new Coronavirus cases in group returning from Israel

31 confirmed Coronavirus cases in Greece after large group who traveled to Israel on a bus test positive for the disease.AFP, 3/5/2020, 3:46 PM

Polish lawmaker: Natural selection at Auschwitz made Jews strong

Far-right lawmaker Janusz Korwin-Mikke says 'Jews are now powerful because they had pogroms deliberately provoked by rabbis.'Cnaan Lipshitz/JTA, 3/4/2020, 8:08 PM