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New York City’s death toll from coronavirus has officially eclipsed the number of those killed at the World Trade Centre on September 11, health officials said.
White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham is leaving her post after never holding a single formal press briefing.
Authorities in Paris have banned all outdoor sports activities between 10am and 7pm after Parisians took to the streets in numbers over the weekend to enjoy the sunny weather.
Four German students who were invited to shelter with a New Zealand family during a nationwide lockdown said they have been having lots of fun sharing meals, playing football and trying to learn guitar.
Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has declared a month-long state of emergency for Tokyo and six other prefectures to ramp up defences against the spread of coronavirus.
Pandemics are by nature worldwide events and the Covid-19 outbreak has seen every country forced to change the lives of its citizens in the battle to beat it.
Cardinal George Pell welcomed Australia’s highest court clearing him of child sex crimes and said his trial had not been a referendum on the Catholic Church’s handling of the clergy abuse crisis.
Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has announced a complete lockdown over the upcoming Passover holiday to control the country’s Covid-19 outbreak.
Boeing said it will repeat a test flight of its astronaut capsule following last year’s botched demo, considered a perilous close call by Nasa.
China said it has recorded no deaths from the coronavirus in the last 24 hours.
Cardinal George Pell, the most senior Catholic found guilty of child sex abuse, has welcomed the Australian High Court’s decision to quash his convictions.
Cardinal George Pell, the most senior Catholic found guilty of child sex abuse, will be released from prison after his convictions were quashed.
The steep rise in coronavirus deaths in New York appears to be levelling off in a possible sign that social distancing is working in the most lethal hot spot in the US, the governor said — a trend that seems to have taken hold even more convincingly in hard-hit Italy and Spain.
The United States is braced for one of its darkest weeks in living memory amid the coronavirus pandemic, as some hard-hit European areas were seeing glimmers of hope.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has said he will declare a state of emergency for Tokyo and six other prefectures as early as Tuesday to fight the coronavirus outbreak but there will be no hard lockdowns.
Emergency teams in Ukraine are tackling a forest fire in the contaminated area around the Chernobyl nuclear power plant that has raised radiation fears.
Grocery workers around the world are among those on the frontline of the Covid-19 crisis and they have earned praise from the likes of Pope Francis and former US president Barack Obama for their role in keeping people supplied.
The Taliban said their peace deal with the United States was nearing a breaking point, accusing Washington of violations that included drone attacks on civilians, while also chastising the Afghan government for delaying the release of 5,000 Taliban prisoners promised in the agreement.
Coronavirus deaths in New York state climbed to nearly 4,200 as US President Donald Trump said his country was “starting to see light at the end of the tunnel”.
Three people have died after travelling on a cruise ship with coronavirus patients that has docked in Florida, authorities said.
A tiger at the Bronx Zoo has tested positive for coronavirus, in what is believed to be the first known infection in an animal in the US or a tiger anywhere, federal officials and the zoo said.
The US surgeon general has braced the country for the worsening fallout from coronavirus, warning “this is going to be the hardest and the saddest week of most Americans’ lives”.
Pope Francis has begun the first of several Holy Week ceremonies that will be held behind closed doors this year because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Countries across Africa face a “complete collapse of economies and livelihoods” unless the spread of coronavirus can be controlled, a UN official has warned.
Another cruise ship with coronavirus patients on board has docked in Florida.
Donald Trump has described as “a disgrace” the sacked inspector general who handled an anonymous whistleblower’s complaint that sparked his impeachment.
New York governor Andrew Cuomo says China is facilitating a shipment of 1,000 donated ventilators to his state, in another example of the extreme measures being taken in what is now a scramble to source lifesaving devices in the coronavirus pandemic.
Canada will not retaliate against the US despite the Trump administration’s announcement it would prevent the export of N95 protective masks to its northern neighbour, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Saturday.
The US is heading into what could be its “toughest” week as coronavirus cases swell nationwide, Donald Trump has said.
A man wielding a knife has attacked residents of a French town while they ventured out to shop amid a nationwide coronavirus lockdown, killing two people and wounding five others in an act that led authorities to open a terrorism inquiry.