Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said the number of cases could top 10,000 by next week - more than double the current level - and asked citizens to play their part.
US President Donald Trump's sweeping travel ban drew an angry response from EU chiefs Ursula von der Leyen and Charles Michel who rebuked his "unilateral action" and called for cooperation to fight the pandemic.
Any attempts to revive this long-planned alliance will be ineffective in trying to counter China, and instead will simply be viewed as an alliance of Islamophobes.
Two Muslim architects and a Christian priest are breaking the barriers of hate in Pakistan.
A new report shows Sri Lanka is now ranked at 71 out of 189 countries in the HDI, the highest rank out of all its neighbouring countries.
Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena summoned an emergency meeting of his cabinet on Friday night to oppose the Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC) probing the April 21 attacks that killed 258 people and wounded nearly 500.
President Maithripala Sirisena orders emergency for another 30 days, citing "public security," a month after deadly Easter bombings killed 258 people.
Hundreds gather in Colombo in a first major vigil and memorial since April 21 Easter bombings that killed 257 and wounded nearly 500 people.
Muslims in Sri Lanka are concerned that the short-term ban on the face veil could lead to the further marginalisation of Muslims in society.
Multiple dwellings and houses collapsed in the mudslides triggered by days of rains, said KwaZulu-Natal Emergency Medical Services spokesman Robert McKenzie.
Global terror groups are relying on the power of online networks to drive discussions and shape opinions - often without any inkling of their real motives.
A journalist was killed while covering rioting in the border town of Londonderry.
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