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Trump administration considering the first US nuclear test since '90s
Members of the Trump administration have explored conducting the first U.S. nuclear test since 1992 in a move that would mark a reversal from a decades-long freeze on such tests.
All airports in Italy will open June 3
All Italian airports will open from June 3 after the prolonged closure of the peninsula decreed by the coronavirus pandemic, the Italian Ministry of Transport announced Wednesday.
China will use 'all necessary measures' over latest rules against Huawei
China’s commerce ministry said on Sunday it is firmly opposed to the latest rules by the United States against Huawei and will take all necessary measures to safeguard Chinese firms’ rights and interests.
A SAD day for a 100 years old industry of AVIATION
Virgin fires more than 3,000 people including 600 Pilots.
Germany in recession as economy takes biggest hit since crash
While the country may face its deepest downturn since World War Two, it is set to fare better than its neighbours.
US blocks UN vote on global ceasefire resolution
The United States has blocked a vote on a UN security council resolution pushing for a truce in global conflicts to help nations better tackle the Covid-19 pandemic.
Ivanka Trump’s assistant tests positive for coronavirus
Ivanka Trump’s personal assistant has reportedly tested positive for the coronavirus, and the FDA commissioner has been forced to self-quarantine after exposure to another staffer who came down with the disease.
China and US agree to move forward with trade deal despite Covid-19 blame game
Chinese and US trade representatives agreed Friday to "create favorable conditions" for the phase one trade deal signed in January, Beijing officials said, despite recent tensions over the coronavirus pandemic.
Panama included in the European Commission list of non-cooperative tax jurisdictions
In addition to Panama and Nicaragua, Brussels added the Bahamas, Barbados, Botswana, Cambodia, Ghana, Jamaica, Mauritius, Mongolia, Myanmar and Zimbabwe to the list.
The EU is facing its worst recession ever, which has a major effect on the rest of the world
New forecasts predict a 7.4 percent economic collapse, and risks of even worse decline, if the reopening triggers a second virus wave.
China hits back: Pompeo has no evidence about virus lab leak
China responded Wednesday at US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo over his claims that the coronavirus originated in a laboratory in Wuhan, saying he "doesn't have any" evidence.
Elon Musk and Grimes confirm baby name X Æ A-12
The singer Grimes offers an explanation of the unusual name to her followers on social media.
Head of Sweden's no-lockdown coronavirus plan said its heavy death toll 'came as a surprise'
Anders Tegnell, Sweden's state epidemiologist, said on 'The Daily Show with Trevor Noah' his team did not choose to risk lives to keep Sweden open.
Just when you thought 2020 couldn’t get worse, ‘Murder Hornets’ appear in the U.S.
Sightings of the Asian giant hornet have prompted fears that the vicious insect could establish itself in the United States and devastate bee populations, adding another element to the existing Coronavirus pandemic.
Mexico stops brewing Corona beer, deemed non-essential in epidemic
Mexico's Grupo Modelo said on Thursday it will temporarily stop brewing Corona beer and other brands exported to 180 countries after its business activities were declared non-essential under a government order aimed at curbing the spread...
Trump Says Democrats And The Media Want To Keep Businesses Closed To Hurt His Reelection, Not Protect From The Coronavirus
Public health experts say it’s vital people stay home to help stop the spread of the coronavirus.
Alibaba founder sends medical equipment to Africa
Africa has received a coronavirus care package from mainland billionaire Jack Ma.
Couple holds wedding ceremony on New York City street amid coronavirus outbreak
A couple got married on a nearly empty New York City street amid the coronavirus pandemic. A friend officiated the ceremony from his apartment window.
Coronavirus vaccine trials: Chinese volunteers recount their experiences
108 people aged 18-60 from Wuhan have been injected with a potential vaccine developed by a Chinese pharmaceutical firm and the military. One says that by taking part she can ‘rise above the simple interests of a normal person for once’
New York State coronavirus count tops 10K as Cuomo warns young people
The number of new coronavirus cases in New York surged by 3,250 on Saturday, lurching the statewide total to 10,356, according to Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who flatly told young people who think they have some special immunity to the deadly bug...
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