Sunday, May 31, 2020

China reports one new mainland COVID-19 cases

BEIJING: China reported 1 new confirmed coronavirus case in the mainland as of end-May 26, up from 7 a day earlier, the National Health...

Brazil jumps to world No 2 in coronavirus cases, behind the US

BRAZILIA: Brazil became the world No 2 hotspot for coronavirus cases, second only to the United States after it confirmed that 330,890 people had...

Australian economic recovery riding on COVID-19 medical breakthrough: RBA

SYDNEY: Australian economic future was “unusually uncertain” while growth was expected to remain in the slow lane without a medical breakthrough to prevent and...

UK jobless claims jump to highest since 1996 as COVID crisis hits

LONDON: The number of people claiming unemployment benefits in Britain soared to its highest level since 1996 in April, the first full month of...

India always helps traitors, played negative role in Afghanistan: Stanikzai

DOHA: Head of Taliban negotiating team Sher Muhammad Abbas Stanikzai has said that India has always played a negative role in Afghanistan and New...

China welcomes outstanding people from across the world: President Xi

BEIJING: Chinese President Xi Jinping wrote back to Pakistani students studying in Beijing, telling them that the country welcomes "outstanding young people" from across...

Thailand reports three new coronavirus cases, no additional deaths

BANGKOK: Thailand reported three additional cases of the new coronavirus, bringing its total cases to 3,028 as the country relaxes local restrictions and re-opens...

Brazil crosses Italy, Spain in infections with 233,919, deaths reach 15,633

BRASILIA (Brazil): With 816 new deaths related to the coronavirus pandemic Brazil death toll surged to 15,633. 14,919 confirmed cases of infection were reported...

Wuhan tested almost a third of residents for coronavirus since April

WUHAN: Wuhan, the original epicentre of the new coronavirus outbreak in China, has tested over 3 million residents for the pathogen since April, and...

California cancels fall university classes as Fauci warns of reopening too soon

CALIFORNIA: California's state university system, the largest in the United States, cancelled classes on Tuesday for the fall semester because of the coronavirus, while...