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State of emergency

Japan's Okinawa declares state of emergency after 'explosive spread' of COVID-19

Japan has so far escaped the worst of the epidemic, with around 35,200 infections and just over 1,000 deaths so far

01 Aug 2020 12:59 PM

Has Japan dodged the coronavirus bullet?

With infections sharply down, Japanese government is now hoping to lift the state of emergency declared in most of the country

14 May 2020 9:57 AM

State of emergency declared in El Salvador over Covid19

The measures include a restriction on free movement and assembly for a period of 3a0 days

15 Mar 2020 12:02 PM

France to consider state of emergency to contain violent riots

'We have to think about the measures that can be taken so that these incidents don’t happen again,' spokesperson said.

02 Dec 2018 2:02 PM

Maldives leader seeks approval to extend state of emergency

Parliament cancelled Monday's vote without giving a reason after the opposition boycott, which left only 39 ruling party MPs in the chamber.

20 Feb 2018 2:39 PM


Amid political crisis, Ex-Maldives President urges India to ‘act swiftly’

The archipelago was plunged into chaos on Thursday when the Supreme Court called for the release of 9 imprisoned opposition politicians.

06 Feb 2018 1:19 PM

Over 15000 sacked in coup purge

In total, 15,726 people have been dismissed under the latest decrees.

23 Nov 2016 12:53 AM

Ethiopia: Over 11,000 held amid violent protests

The 6-month long state of emergency was declared on October 9, an unprecedented move by current govt.

12 Nov 2016 5:53 PM