Hong Kong’s Carrie Lam says China’s national security legislation  will not affect them at all

Hong Kong’s Carrie Lam says China’s national security legislation will not affect them...

Hong Kong’s leader said Tuesday that national security legislation proposed by China’s legislature will not threaten the semi-autonomous territory’s civil rights, despite widespread criticism...
Hopes of economic recovery overshadow virus concerns

Hopes of economic recovery overshadow virus concerns

Global shares rose Tuesday as hopes for economic recovery overshadowed worries over the coronavirus pandemic. Investors are shifting their focus to how various nations are...
France to unveil plan to rescue its struggling car industry

France to unveil plan to rescue its struggling car industry

 French President Emmanuel Macron is set to unveil new measures Tuesday to rescue the country’s car industry, which has been hammered by the virus...
Serbian officials criticize Montenegro for keeping border ban on Serbs

Serbian officials criticize Montenegro for keeping border ban on Serbs

Montenegro, the first European country to declare itself free of the coronavirus, plans to open its borders to citizens of several European countries except...
News from Asia and the coronavirus outbreak: on the Philippines and Asia-Pacific regions

News from Asia and the coronavirus outbreak: on the Philippines and Asia-Pacific regions

As about 24,000 Filipinos who lost their jobs abroad are being transported by land, sea or air to their provincial homes, the president warned...
Scotland Minister Douglas Ross said in a resignation letter that “the vast majority of people” didn’t agree with Cummings and that Boris Johnson should have fired him

Scotland Minister Douglas Ross said in a resignation letter that “the vast majority of...

A junior British government minister quit on Tuesday over Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s failure to fire his top aide for allegedly breaching coronavirus lockdown...
Latest on activities of the coronavirus

Latest on activities of the coronavirus

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing...
Brian May experiences “a small heart attack” but says he’s good now

Brian May experiences “a small heart attack” but says he’s good now

Queen guitarist Brian May says he recently had three stents put in after experiencing “a small heart attack.” May said Monday in an Instagram video that the...

Egypt’s medical union describes the Egyptian health ministry’s negligence in handling the virus outbreak...

Egypt’s medical union on Monday blamed the government for increasing levels of coronavirus infections and deaths among healthcare professionals, its sharpest criticism yet of...
Latam Airlines, South America’s biggest carrier, seeks U.S. bankruptcy protection stemming from sharp downturn in air travel sparked by the coronavirus pandemic

Latam Airlines, South America’s biggest carrier, seeks U.S. bankruptcy protection stemming from sharp downturn...

Latam Airlines, South America’s biggest carrier, sought U.S. bankruptcy protection Tuesday as it grapples with a sharp downturn in air travel sparked by the...
Moroccan Muslims celebrated Eid Al-Fitr at home, subdued and isolated amid their country’s newly extended coronavirus lockdown

Moroccan Muslims celebrated Eid Al-Fitr at home, subdued and isolated amid their country’s newly...

 Instead of mass prayers and large family gatherings filled with colorful clothes, gifts and traditional foods, millions of Moroccan Muslims celebrated Eid Al-Fitr at...
Father of modern gambling in China, Stanley Ho, dies at age 98

Father of modern gambling in China, Stanley Ho, dies at age 98

Stanley Ho, the Macao casino tycoon who was considered the father of modern gambling in China, died Tuesday in Hong Kong. He was 98. A...
Lebanese migrant workers are among the most vulnerable

Lebanese migrant workers are among the most vulnerable

Long before the pandemic struck, they lived and worked in conditions that rights groups called exploitative — low wages, long hours, no labor law...
“We’re right in the middle of the first wave globally,” says World Health Organization executive director Dr. Mike Ryan

“We’re right in the middle of the first wave globally,” says World Health Organization...

The risks of reigniting coronavirus outbreaks are complicating efforts to fend off further misery for the many millions who have lost jobs, with a...
Even with physical evidence, some in Brazil’s Amazon still in denial of death of loved one

Even with physical evidence, some in Brazil’s Amazon still in denial of death of...

As the white van approached Perfect Love Street, one by one chatting neighbors fell silent, covered their mouths and noses and scattered. Men in full...
Brazil’s president Jair Bolsonaro refuses to accept any responsibility for the coronavirus crisis, casting blame on mayors, governors, the health minister, and the media

Brazil’s president Jair Bolsonaro refuses to accept any responsibility for the coronavirus crisis, casting...

With Brazil emerging as one of the world’s most infected countries, President Jair Bolsonaro is deflecting all responsibility for the coronavirus crisis, casting blame...
Mink With Coronavirus Infected Two Humans in the Netherlands

Mink With Coronavirus Infected Two Humans in the Netherlands

Mink with the coronavirus have infected two people in the Netherlands in what are probably the first such cases of transmission during the epidemic,...
The coronavirus lockdown has given the fashion industry time to pause to rethink the pace of fashion

The coronavirus lockdown has given the fashion industry time to pause to rethink the...

Gucci and Saint Laurent are two of the highest profile luxury fashion houses to announce they will leave the fashion calendar behind, with its...
WHO Warns of ‘Immediate Second Peak’ in Countries Where Coronavirus Infections Are Declining

WHO Warns of ‘Immediate Second Peak’ in Countries Where Coronavirus Infections Are Declining

Countries where coronavirus infections are declining could still face an “immediate second peak” if they let up too soon on measures to halt the...
World Health Organization will temporarily drop hydroxychloroquine from its global study

World Health Organization will temporarily drop hydroxychloroquine from its global study

The World Health Organization said Monday that it will temporarily drop hydroxychloroquine — the anti-malarial drug U.S. President Trump says he is taking —...