WATCH | Two members of Kennedy family missing on US canoe trip

2020-04-04 13:58

Two members of the Kennedy US political dynasty, including a grand-niece of assassinated president John F Kennedy, were missing Friday after they went canoeing.

Virus patients in Spain get five-star hotel quarantine

2020-04-04 11:21

An ambulance driver wearing a white protective gown enters a Barcelona hotel and announces the arrival of three new "customers" -- a trio of coronavirus patients discharged from hospital into luxury quarantine.

China pauses in memory of virus victims and 'martyrs'

2020-04-04 09:25

China came to a standstill on Saturday to mourn patients and medical staff killed by the coronavirus, as the world's most populous country observed a nationwide three-minute silence.

Covid-19: Corona beer stops brewing for now

2020-04-03 18:05

Two Mexican brewers, including the producers of Corona beer, have said they are reducing production because of the health emergency in the country over the Covid-19 pandemic.

Light at coronavirus tunnel's end: Wuhan's cautious reawakening

2020-04-03 16:12

Cars are back on city streets and shoppers are strolling in malls again as life slowly returns to Wuhan. But the cradle of the global coronavirus pandemic remains under the shadow of the contagion.

Under-fire UK government rushes to build field hospitals as virus death toll surges

2020-04-03 15:04

The UK government has said it was rushing to build more emergency field hospitals ahead of an expected surge in coronavirus cases, hours after recording a record 569 deaths from the disease.


New York hospital ship tries to stay in virus-free 'bubble'

2020-04-04 13:04

A military hospital ship which arrived in New York City on Monday is fighting to stay in a coronavirus-free "bubble" so as not to risk bringing the disease on board, its medical officer said.

Trump, Macron plan UN Security Council talks on coronavirus

2020-04-04 10:27

US President Donald Trump and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on Friday urged top-level UN talks on the coronavirus crisis, with France pushing for a focus on war zones around the world.

International Covid-19 wrap: ‘Five fold’ increase in domestic abuse in Tunisia, EU to assist Africa

2020-04-03 19:57

Tunisia is setting up a free helpline to support families after seeing a spike in domestic abuse cases linked to a lockdown to curb the spread of the coronavirus, AFP reports.

Germany's Angela Merkel returns to office after quarantine stint

2020-04-04 08:36

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has left her Berlin home for the first time in almost two weeks, after she was forced into quarantine following contact with a Covid-19-infected doctor.

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