WASHINGTON - The United States neared six million coronavirus cases on Sunday, nearly a quarter of the planet’s total, as nations around the world battle to contain the raging pandemic.
SYDNEY - Australia reported fewer than 100 new coronavirus cases Monday, the lowest number in two months as authorities appeared to bring an outbreak in the country’s second-largest city under
RIO DE JANEIRO - Just over six months after registering its first case of the new coronavirus, Brazil crossed the grim threshold of 120,000 people killed by COVID-19 Saturday, with
BERLIN, Aug 29, 2020 (AFP) - German police Saturday halted a Berlin march by thousands opposed to coronavirus restrictions in the biggest of several European protests against anti-virus curbs and
PARIS, Aug 29, 2020 (AFP) - French President Emmanuel Macron led nationwide outrage Saturday after an ultra-conservative magazine portrayed a black lawmaker as a slave. The French presidency said Macron
WASHINGTON — US President Donald Trump on Thursday pledged to “crush” the coronavirus pandemic with a vaccine by the end of the year, as he accepted the Republican nomination for
WASHINGTON - The US Defense Department said Thursday that Chinese test launches of ballistic missiles in the South China Sea were threatening peace and security in the region. Confirming reports
JAPAN’S Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is to announce his resignation over health issues, local media reported Friday hours before he is due to address a press conference. “Abe intends to
GENEVA - The WHO said Thursday it was setting up a committee to consider changing the rules on declaring an international health emergency, following criticism of its Covid-19 pandemic response.
MONTEVIDEO (AFP) - Latin America and the Caribbean surpassed Europe on Friday to become the region hardest-hit with coronavirus deaths, as India passed the milestone of two million infections. The