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As Pandemic Spreads, The Developing World Looks Like The Next Target

As Pandemic Spreads, The Developing World Looks Like The Next Target

44 minutes ago   |   NPR

So far, the coronavirus has hit hardest in the wealthy countries of Asia, Europe and the U.S. But the pandemic appears poised to explode in the developing world -which has far...
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Europe's trade system with Iran finally makes first deal

3 hours ago   |   ABC News

European countries trying to keep Iran's nuclear deal with world powers alive said Tuesday that a system they set up to enable trade with Tehran has finally concluded its first...
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As U.S. Hospitals Face Shortages, Trump Vows to Send Ventilators-to Europe

10 hours ago   |   Vanity Fair

Trump is claiming that ventilator production will “outpace” demand-even as governors beg for help.
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Fighting Pandemic, Europe Divides Again Along North and South Lines

Fighting Pandemic, Europe Divides Again Along North and South Lines

16 hours ago   |   Foreign Policy

Southern countries push for a eurobond while the wealthy North says “nein.”
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Czech govt extends restrictions on movement until April 11

Czech govt extends restrictions on movement until April 11

17 hours ago   |   RT

The Czech government is extending measures that limit people's movement by another 10 days to April 11, to help curb the coronavirus outbreak. Travel to work or to visit family...
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Coronavirus death toll surpasses 3,000 in France, with 418 deaths in one day

Coronavirus death toll surpasses 3,000 in France, with 418 deaths in one day

19 hours ago   |   RT   |   2 articles

The Covid-19 pandemic has killed 3,024 people in France, the country's director-general of health said on Monday. A total of 44,550 confirmed cases have been registered in...
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Sweden says no to quarantine - is this the most reckless or the most proportionate Covid-19 response in the West?

Sweden says no to quarantine - is this the most reckless or the most proportionate Covid-19 response in the West?

19 hours ago   |   RT

With most of Europe imposing extraordinary restrictions to slow the spread of coronavirus, Sweden has left its citizens surprisingly free. Are Swedes rolling the dice with...
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Air pollution decreases across Europe as coronavirus locks down major cities

Air pollution decreases across Europe as coronavirus locks down major cities

19 hours ago   |   New York Post

BRUSSELS - Air pollution has decreased in urban areas across Europe during lockdowns to combat the coronavirus, new satellite images showed on Monday, but campaigners warned...
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Europe Covid-19 death toll breaks 25,000 milestone

Europe Covid-19 death toll breaks 25,000 milestone

23 hours ago   |   RT   |   2 articles

The death toll from the coronavirus pandemic in Europe surpassed the grim milestone of 25,000 on Monday, according to a tally taken from official sources by the AFP news...
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Spain's grim Covid-19 tally continues with 812 new deaths but rate of fresh fatalities drops

Spain's grim Covid-19 tally continues with 812 new deaths but rate of fresh fatalities drops

1 day ago   |   RT   |   2 articles

Spain has surpassed China in the total number of confirmed coronavirus infections, as the number of cases rose from 78,797 on Sunday to 85,195 on Monday. The death toll rose by...
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First US service member dies from coronavirus

First US service member dies from coronavirus

An Army National Guardsman from New Jersey passed away on Saturday, according to a statement from the Department of Defense. Read more ...

NCAA to give spring sport athletes extra year of eligibility

NCAA to give spring sport athletes extra year of eligibility

The NCAA Division I Council voted Monday to give college athletes who compete in spring sports a way to get back the season they lost. Read more ...

Covid-19 deaths in Russia almost DOUBLE in single day: Parliament clears...

Covid-19 deaths in Russia almost DOUBLE in single day: Parliament clears path for state of emergency

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Russia rose by 500 on Tuesday - a new daily record for the world's largest country. Authorities also reported eight new deaths... Read more ...

SJC to hear case that calls for inmates to be released amid coronavirus outbreak

SJC to hear case that calls for inmates to be released amid coronavirus outbreak

The Supreme Judicial Court will hear arguments Tuesday in a case that seeks the release of prisoners who may be particularly vulnerable to the coronavirus. Read more ...

Iran-Turkey gas pipeline stops functioning after 'terrorist' attack - gas...

Iran-Turkey gas pipeline stops functioning after 'terrorist' attack - gas company official

A senior official with Iran's state gas company has alleged that terrorists were behind an explosion and massive fire on the pipeline transporting natural gas from the Islamic... Read more ...

Dollar General offers discount for medical workers, guardsmen, first...

Dollar General offers discount for medical workers, guardsmen, first responders fighting coronavirus

Dollar General will provide medical personnel, first responders and activated National Guardsmen with a 10% discount on qualifying purchases. Read more ...

Oil recovers from decades' lows as Russia & US agree energy talks

Oil recovers from decades' lows as Russia & US agree energy talks

The price of crude rebounded on Tuesday from an 18-year low after Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Donald Trump have agreed talks to stabilize energy... Read more ...

Macy's to furlough majority of its 130,000 workers amid COVID-19

Macy's to furlough majority of its 130,000 workers amid COVID-19

Macy's will furlough a majority of its 130,000 workers with its stores dark. Read more ...

Corona heist? Van Gogh painting stolen overnight from Dutch museum

Corona heist? Van Gogh painting stolen overnight from Dutch museum

A painting by Dutch master Vincent van Gogh has been stolen from a museum in the Netherlands closed due to Covid-19. The piece was on temporary loan, with officials of both... Read more ...

Chicago chef starts effort to help laid-off food workers

Chicago chef starts effort to help laid-off food workers

Celebrity chef Rick Bayless launches an effort to help restaurant workers who have been laid off during the coronavirus outbreak. Read more ...