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Coronavirus global deaths cross 350,000

The number of global coronavirus deaths reached 350,456 on Wednesday morning while the confirmed cases rose to 5,591,067, according to the Centre for System Science and Engineering of the Johns ...

Workers roll a casket down a city street outside the Andrew T. Cleckley Funeral Services funeral home, where it was found to be storing dead bodies in unrefrigerated U-Haul vehicles, during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the Brooklyn borough of New York City, New York, US, 30 April 2020

10 shot dead in Chicago during Memorial Day weekend

Ten people were shot dead and 32 others injured in Chicago during the city’s deadliest Memorial Day weekend since 2015, when 12 persons were killed

A pedestrian walks past a photo of Chicago Cubs player Javier Baez in the Wrigleyville neighborhood near the Chicago Cubs home stadium of Wrigley Field, which has been closed due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) restrictions in Chicago, Illinois, US on 20 May.

Latin America's largest airline files for bankruptcy in US

Latin America's largest airline LATAM filed for bankruptcy in the US on Tuesday, the company said in a statement, following a drastic slump in business caused by the coronavirus pandemic

In this file photo taken on 24 March 2020 aircrafts of Latam airline sit on the tarmac at Santiago International Airport, in Santiago, during the new coronavirus, COVID-19, pandemic

Bangladesh exports 6.5m PPE to US

Bangladesh on Monday joined the select group of countries that manufacture world-class, large-scale Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) by shipping 6.5 million PPE gowns to American brand Hanes for ...

Bangladesh exports 6.5m PPE to US

US, China at 'brink of new Cold War': Chinese foreign minister

The United States is pushing relations with China to "the brink of a new Cold War", the Chinese foreign minister said on Sunday, with tensions soaring over coronavirus, Hong Kong's status and other ...

US president Donald Trump shakes hands with Chinese president Xi Jinping

Trump back on golf course as US gradually reopens

US president Donald Trump returned to a gold course at one of his properties as jurisdictions across America reopened additional public spaces for people eager to take advantage of the long Memorial ...

US president Donald Trump delivers a statement to reporters about reopening places of worship by declaring them "essential" in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, US on 22 May.

Protests, pandemic rob Iraqi students of graduation dreams

According to the US embassy in Baghdad, between 200 and 250 students who were meant to study in the US this year will not be able to travel, due to coronavirus movement restrictions

In this file photo taken on 2 February 2020, An Iraqi student wearing a beret and a surgical mask holds signs with a red X mark on the face of the new Iraqi prime minister designate Mohammad Allawi reading in Arabic "rejected by order of the people" during a demonstration against him in the central holy shrine city of Karbala

US plans massive coronavirus vaccine testing

The United States plans a massive testing effort involving more than 100,000 volunteers and a half dozen or so of the most promising vaccine candidates in an effort to deliver a safe and effective ...

Scientists in Britain began clinical trials of a potential COVID-19 vaccine on Thursday as other vaccine developers across Europe also stepped up work on experimental shots against the disease caused by the new coronavirus.

Global coronavirus cases surpass 5.2m

The highly contagious coronavirus continues to spread across the world as the officially confirmed cases rise to 5,210,065 on Saturday morning, according to Johns Hopkins University

A patient is wheeled from Wyckoff Heights Medical Center to an ambulance as the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues in Brooklyn New York.

Guatemala scolds US for deporting migrants with virus

Guatemalan president Alejandro Giammattei criticised the United States on Thursday for sending back migrants infected with the novel coronavirus to his Central American country and straining its weak ...

Community members wearing protective masks talk to a person breaking social restrictions amid the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Totonicapan, Guatemala on 19 April 2020
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