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China tells US to stop wasting time in coronavirus battle

China tells US to stop wasting time in coronavirus battle

The United States should stop wasting time in its fight against the coronavirus and work with China to combat it, rather than spreading lies and attacking the country, the Chinese government's top diplomat Wang Yi said

US sees 1,260 coronavirus deaths in past 24 hours

US sees 1,260 coronavirus deaths in past 24 hours

The United States recorded a further 1,260 deaths from Covid-19 on Friday, bringing its total to 95,921 since the global pandemic began, according to a tally kept by Johns Hopkins University.

Fauci to warn of 'needless death' if US opens too soon

Fauci to warn of 'needless death' if US opens too soon

Top infectious diseases expert Anthony Fauci will Tuesday warn the Senate the United States will see "needless suffering and death" from the coronavirus if it tries to reopen too soon, The New York Times reported.

Iran ready to swap prisoners with US without precondition

Iran ready to swap prisoners with US without precondition

Iran is ready for a full prisoner exchange with the United States, Iranian government spokesman Ali Rabiei was quoted as saying by Khabaronline news website on Sunday

Coronavirus inflicts huge US job losses as pandemic breaches White House walls

Coronavirus inflicts huge US job losses as pandemic breaches White House walls

The US government reported more catastrophic economic fallout from the coronavirus crisis on Friday as the pandemic pierced the very walls of the White House and California gave the green light for its factories to restart after a seven-week lockdown.

President Trump hails US coronavirus testing as infections cross a million

President Trump hails US coronavirus testing as infections cross a million

The United States has reported more than a million coronavirus infections only because of its testing, President Donald Trump said on Wednesday, hailing the effort as being "much better than any other country in the world".

US thanks Qatar Airways for transporting citizens

US thanks Qatar Airways for transporting citizens

The US has appreciated 'Qatar Airways' continued assistance in transporting US citizens home from Qatar and other destinations around the world'.

Syria, Iran slam US for upholding sanctions despite virus

Syria, Iran slam US for upholding sanctions despite virus

Syrian president Bashar al-Assad and Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Monday slammed their common foe the United States for maintaining sanctions amid the coronavirus pandemic.

US says China should stop 'bullying behaviour' in South China Sea

US says China should stop 'bullying behaviour' in South China Sea

The United States called on China on Saturday to stop "bullying behaviour" in the South China Sea and said it was concerned by reports of Beijing's "provocative actions" aimed at offshore oil and gas developments

Some US states inch toward easing coronavirus curbs after Trump unveils guidelines

Some US states inch toward easing coronavirus curbs after Trump unveils guidelines

Some US states were expected on Friday to announce timetables for lifting restrictions aimed at blunting the coronavirus pandemic, a day after President Donald Trump

S.Korea to ship 600,000 coronavirus testing kits to US on Tuesday

S.Korea to ship 600,000 coronavirus testing kits to US on Tuesday

South Korea plans to send 600,000 coronavirus testing kits to the United States on Tuesday in the first such shipment following a request from US President Donald Trump, a Seoul official told Reuters on Monday.

Trump: US could impose visa sanctions on countries not accepting deportees

Trump: US could impose visa sanctions on countries not accepting deportees

President Donald Trump on Friday said the US government could impose visa sanctions on countries that refuse or unreasonably delay accepting people returned from the United States.