Bernie Sanders quits American presidential run, setting stage for Trump-Biden clash
The Vermont senator was once seen as a frontrunner for the Democratic Party 2020 presidential ticket.
UK PM Johnson stable after second night in intensive care battling COVID-19
The 55-year-old British leader has received oxygen support but was not put on a ventilator.
German police to monitor virus lockdown from airship during Easter
One of the advantages of the airship is the silence in which it moves.
British PM Boris Johnson moved to intensive care unit
Mr Johnson’s condition worsened over the course of Monday afternoon.
‘There’s going to be a lot of death’, Trump tells America as coronavirus spreads
Mr Trump says “We probably have never seen anything like these kinds of numbers. Maybe during the war, during a World War One or Two or something.”
Chinese city bans consumption of dog, cats, others
The law is expected to take from effect May 1.
COVID-19: Putin orders Russians not to go to work in April
Russia has reported more than 3,500 cases of the new coronavirus.
Coronavirus: Saudi Arabia imposes 24-hour curfew in Mecca and Medina
The country of 30 million has taken drastic steps to contain the disease, halting international flights, closing most public places and suspending the year-round Umrah Pilgrimage.
India turns rail cars, stadiums into COVID-19 isolation wards, jails
The Indian Railways said work had commenced on modifying 20,000 carriages into medical facilities, with each carriage containing 16 beds
Ex-Pope Benedict ‘doing well’ but no longer accepting visits
“Nobody is allowed to visit the pope as part of the precautions against the spread of the novel coronavirus.”
Renowned American neurosurgeon dies of coronavirus
Mr Goodrich developed a multi-stage approach for separating craniopagus twins, who were fused at the brain and skull.
Coronavirus: France records 292 deaths in a day, total death toll now 2,606
France has been under lockdown since March 17 and Prime Minister Édouard Philippe says the unprecedented peacetime restrictions on public life will remain in place.
Spain’s health crisis chief tests positive for coronavirus as infections top China’s
Officials are pointing to a slower growth rate for both deaths and confirmed cases and expressing hope that the peak of the outbreak was approaching.
Coronavirus: German minister commits suicide over Covid-19 financial worries
The state premier, Volker Bouffier, said Mr Schaefer committed suicide apparently after becoming “deeply worried” over how to cope with the economic fallout from the coronavirus.
Netherlands recalls over half a million ‘substandard’ face masks imported from China
The problem with the masks delivered by a Chinese manufacturer on March 21 was that they did not close over the face properly, or had defective filters
Coronavirus: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson tests positive
The British leader is experiencing mild symptoms, reports say.
UN needs $2bn to help poorer countries fight Coronavirus – Official
UN says the $2 billion is needed for international humanitarian aid to the countries.
Covid-19 deaths rise to 1,100 in France as country faces six-week lockdown
The overall death toll makes France the fifth country to register more than a thousand deaths from Covid-19
Khashoggi: 20 Saudis prosecuted by Turkey, including two close to crown prince
Jamal Khashoggi was assassinated in October 2018 in the Saudi consulate where he went to retrieve a document.
Coronavirus: USA to become epicentre of disease –WHO
The virus has infected more than 54,000 people in the US, leaving more governors to join states ordering Americans to stay at home.
#Coronavirus: Spain records over 432 deaths in a day
The rise in infections in this country of 46 million people has brought Spain’s healthcare system to the brink of collapse.
Democratic nomination: Gabbard ends presidential bid, endorses Biden
Ms Gabbard says she does not agree with Mr Biden on every issue but he has a good heart.