Migrant workers in Singapore are living in fear following a surge of coronavirus infections in their dormitories where they say cramped and unhygienic conditions make social distancing impossible.
World powers scrambled on Thursday to build a global response to the human tragedy and once-in-a-century economic collapse caused by the coronavirus pandemic, as death tolls in the US and Europe soared higher.
Canada's coronavirus death toll is set to soar from the current 435 to as high as 22,000 by the end of the pandemic, health officials said on Thursday, while the economy lost a record 1 million jobs last month.
The Indian government on Thursday claimed initial success in its fight against the coronavirus epidemic, saying it would have been hit with 820,000 cases by next week had it not imposed a nationwide lockdown.
Bernie Sanders, a democratic socialist whose progressive agenda pushed the Democratic Party sharply to the left, ended his White House campaign on Wednesday
Cuts to Tripoli’s water and power supply on Tuesday and yesterday aggravated conditions for civilians after days of intensified fighting that have undermined preparations to cope with the novel coronavirus.
In his first media encounter since resigning as Punjab food minister a day ago, Samiullah Chaudhry has claimed that Asad Umar, when he was federal finance minister, had asked for the export of wheat despite Chaudhry’s opposition.
Hundreds of monkeys have taken over the streets around India’s presidential palace, leading an animal offensive taking advantage of deserted streets as the country remains under a coronavirus lockdown.