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US: NYC Mayor Says Coronavirus Crisis May Last into May
US: NYC Mayor Says Coronavirus Crisis May Last into May

The impact of coronavirus pandemic on the U.S. could last into May, New York City mayor said on Friday, disputing President Donald Trump's remarks to open up the country by Easter...

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World Health Organization Warns Countries Not to Treat Covid-19 Patients with Unproven Medicine
World Health Organization Warns Countries Not to Treat Covid-19 Patients with Unproven Medicine

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Friday warned governments against treating infected coronavirus patients with medications not scientifically proven to fight the pathogen...

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5 Members of US Congress Test Positive for Coronavirus
5 Members of US Congress Test Positive for Coronavirus

Five members of the US Congress have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, and more than two dozen others have said they are self-quarantining in hopes of limiting the spread of the...

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Coronavirus: Pakistan Struggles to Limit Islamic Prayers to Stem Spread
Coronavirus: Pakistan Struggles to Limit Islamic Prayers to Stem Spread

Religious Affairs Minister Noor-ul-Haq Qadri on Thursday capped the maximum number of people at prayers at five...

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WHO Announces ‘Historic’ Testing of Four COVID-19 Drugs
WHO Announces ‘Historic’ Testing of Four COVID-19 Drugs

"Historic" testing is to start on four drugs, but a coronavirus vaccine is still up to 18 months away, according to the World Health Organization's director-general, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus...

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Save the Children Calls Kabul Lockdown ‘Good First Step’ Against COVID-19
Save the Children Calls Kabul Lockdown ‘Good First Step’ Against COVID-19

Lockdown of Kabul a 'good first step' but more needed to avoid a devastating death...

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Hundreds Dead in Iran after False Rumour Methanol can Help Fight Coronavirus
Hundreds Dead in Iran after False Rumour Methanol can Help Fight Coronavirus

Nearly 300 people are reported to have been killed and more than 1,000 have become ill after ingesting toxic methanol across Iran amid rumours it can help cure coronavirus...

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Half a Million Infected by Coronavirus
Half a Million Infected by Coronavirus

The number of people infected with coronavirus has reached 500,000 as economies around the world reel from the impact of widespread lockdowns...

27 Mar 2020
United States Now Has the Most Coronavirus Cases
United States Now Has the Most Coronavirus Cases

Scientists warned that the United States someday would become the country hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic. That moment arrived Thursday...

27 Mar 2020
India’s Poor Struggle to Eat after Virus Lockdown Leaves them Jobless
India’s Poor Struggle to Eat after Virus Lockdown Leaves them Jobless

Some of India's legions of poor and people suddenly thrown out of work by a nationwide stay-at-home order began receiving aid distribution on Thursday, as both the public and private sector work to blunt the impact of efforts to curb the coronavirus pandemic...

27 Mar 2020
UN Chief Urges Accountability for IS-Attack in Kabul
UN Chief Urges Accountability for IS-Attack in Kabul

The Secretary-General condemned Wednesday’s attack on a Sikh-Hindu temple in the heart of Kabul, Afghanistan, that left dozens of civilians killed and injured...

27 Mar 2020
Coronavirus: EU President Criticizes Member States for Closing Borders to Each Other during Pandemic
Coronavirus: EU President Criticizes Member States for Closing Borders to Each Other during Pandemic

The president of the European Commission has criticised EU member states for throwing up border controls to each other during the coronavirus pandemic...

26 Mar 2020
Modi Says There’s Enough Food for India During Coronavirus Lockdown
Modi Says There’s Enough Food for India During Coronavirus Lockdown

When Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that a 21-day nationwide lockdown would take effect from Wednesday to stem the spread of the deadly coronavirus, anxious...

26 Mar 2020
Coronavirus Death Toll Passes 1,000 in US
Coronavirus Death Toll Passes 1,000 in US

The United States has registered more than 1,000 COVID-19 deaths as the country confirmed more than 69,000 cases...

26 Mar 2020
Coronavirus: Iran Bans Internal Travel, Death Toll Passes 2000
Coronavirus: Iran Bans Internal Travel, Death Toll Passes 2000

Iran's government has banned internal travel and warned of a "second wave" of its coronavirus disease outbreak, as the official death toll passed 2,000...

26 Mar 2020
No Child Should Experience Traumatic & Brutal Event: Save the Children
No Child Should Experience Traumatic & Brutal Event: Save the Children

Save the Children has condemned a suicide and armed attack on Sikh worshippers in Afghanistan on Wednesday that left many dead including at least one child...

26 Mar 2020
Mixed Reactions Over IS-K Attack on Sikhs Temple in Kabul
Mixed Reactions Over IS-K Attack on Sikhs Temple in Kabul

Heavily armed gunmen and suicide bombers blasted their way into a Sikh gurdwara in the heart of Afghanistan's capital of Kabul on Wednesday, killing at least 25 worshippers and wounding 8 others...

25 Mar 2020
US Announces $2 Trillion Aid Package
US Announces $2 Trillion Aid Package

The US has announced an agreement on a $2 trillion (€1.85 trillion) federal relief package to aid workers, businesses and the healthcare system. The agreement followed days of negotiating, and still needs to be finalized in detailed legislative language...

25 Mar 2020
Pentagon Officials Estimate Coronavirus Ronavirue Crisis Could Last Months
Pentagon Officials Estimate Coronavirus Ronavirue Crisis Could Last Months

Top Pentagon leaders have estimated that the coronavirus outbreak could last months, as the number of military service members with confirmed cases continues to climb...

25 Mar 2020
Family of 4 Could Get $3,000 Under White House’s Coronavirus Relief Plan
Family of 4 Could Get $3,000 Under White House’s Coronavirus Relief Plan

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell proposed direct payments of $1,200 per person and $2,400 for couples as part of an initial Republican response to the coronavirus outbreak...

25 Mar 2020
COVID-19 Puts Children at Risk of Exploitation & Violence, UNICEF Warns
COVID-19 Puts Children at Risk of Exploitation & Violence, UNICEF Warns

UNICEF HAS issued a stark warning that hundreds of millions of children around the world are likely to face increasing threats to their safety and wellbeing following actions to contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic...

24 Mar 2020
Trump Says Coronavirus Restrictions Could Be Eased Within Weeks
Trump Says Coronavirus Restrictions Could Be Eased Within Weeks

Next week, a 15-day government shutdown ordered by the president to slow the spread of the coronavirus will end and “America will again and soon be open for business,” Trump told a White House news conference...

24 Mar 2020
COVID-19: Cases in India near 500 with 9 deaths; Global death toll crosses 16,000
COVID-19: Cases in India near 500 with 9 deaths; Global death toll crosses 16,000

As the global death toll due to novel Coronavirus reached 16,572 on Tuesday, the World Health Organisation warned that the virus is accelerating...

24 Mar 2020
Coronavirus: Number of Confirmed Cases in Pakistan Rises to 892
Coronavirus: Number of Confirmed Cases in Pakistan Rises to 892

Pakistan's tally of positive cases of coronavirus reached 892 after more cases were reported in Sindh and Punjab on Tuesday...

24 Mar 2020
Iran Reports 127 More Virus Deaths; Death Toll Now 1,812
Iran Reports 127 More Virus Deaths; Death Toll Now 1,812

Iran is reporting another 127 coronavirus deaths, bringing its death toll to 1,812 amid 23,049 confirmed cases...

24 Mar 2020
UN Chief Warns of Coming Recession For Planet
UN Chief Warns of Coming Recession For Planet

The United Nations has shut down most of its meetings and all of its conferences, but the world body in New York stays open. There are peacekeeping missions to follow, conflicts around the world...

24 Mar 2020
Over 100,000 People Have Recovered From CORONAVIRUS Around The World
Over 100,000 People Have Recovered From CORONAVIRUS Around The World

More than 100,000 people have recovered from the novel coronavirus, according to the latest figures from Johns Hopkins University...

24 Mar 2020
U.S. Cuts $1 Billion in Assistance to Afghanistan After Pompeo’s Visit to Kabul
U.S. Cuts $1 Billion in Assistance to Afghanistan After Pompeo’s Visit to Kabul

The United States announced that it is cutting $1 billion in economic assistance to Afghanistan in reaction to ongoing political impasse, the State Department said...

24 Mar 2020
Trump Says Coronavirus Cure Cannot ‘Be Worse Than the Problem Itself’
Trump Says Coronavirus Cure Cannot ‘Be Worse Than the Problem Itself’

President Donald Trump on Sunday night said that the government would reassess the recommended period for...

23 Mar 2020
Beijing’s Leading Doctor Warns of a NEW Coronavirus Outbreak
Beijing’s Leading Doctor Warns of a NEW Coronavirus Outbreak

One of China's top coronavirus experts has warned that the nation is facing a second outbreak due to the increasing...

23 Mar 2020