Federal Minister for Planning Asad Umar has said that the number of coronavirus cases in the country is expected to rise to 225,000 by the end of June, and cautioned that the virus threat is still not over.
Prime Minister Imran Khan says that there has been no confusion in the government’s policy to tackle the challenge of coronavirus pandemic. Addressing at the National Assembly, he said that the government had immediately enforced a lockdown.
The fight for control of drug kingpin Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman’s legacy spilled into the open after a gun battle between rival Mexican gangs left 16 dead, authorities said.
Kosovo President Hashim Thaci has accused international justice of “rewriting history” after he was charged with war crimes linked to the 1990s conflict with Serbia.
Tourism-reliant Fiji has proposed a “travel bubble” to welcome visitors from virus-free countries, as the South Pacific holiday hotspot desperately tries to revive its stalled economy.
Health workers fanned out across suburbs of Melbourne yesterday in a testing blitz aimed at choking off a surge in coronavirus cases in Australia’s second-biggest city.
With no sign of the global coronavirus threat easing anytime soon, protective masks are fast becoming fashion accessories for Indonesians and Malaysians keen to add some style and humour to healthwear essentials.
US Vice-President Mike Pence sounded a note of optimism yesterday about the novel coronavirus pandemic, saying that 34 states show a measure of stabilising numbers of new cases, but encouraged people to continue social distancing and other strategies to help contain the spread of the virus.