WHO head says he will keep leading virus fight after Trump threat

Al Jazeera - Tue, 05/19/2020 - 19:30
WHO member states pass resolution calling for an investigation into the global response to the coronavirus pandemic.
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Thousands of Filipino seafarers out of work

Al Jazeera - Tue, 05/19/2020 - 19:27
More than 20,000 Filipinos who work on ships have been repatriated.
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Coronavirus: Trump says he is taking unproven drug hydroxychloroquine

BBC News - World - Tue, 05/19/2020 - 19:17
The president claims hydroxychloroquine is harmless but regulators warn it may cause heart problems.
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Coronavirus threatens remote Indigenous communities in the Amazon

Al Jazeera - Tue, 05/19/2020 - 18:55
Pan American Health Organization warns the virus is spreading rapidly in Amazon areas between Brazil, Colombia, Peru.
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'Tortured Zimbabwe abductees' may face prosecution

BBC News - World - Tue, 05/19/2020 - 18:46
Opposition activists, including an MP, say they were beaten and forced to drink urine by state agents.
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Facebook and Instagram allow online shops

BBC News - World - Tue, 05/19/2020 - 18:35
From brand pages to live streams, Facebook is rolling out new shopping features across its apps.
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To fix social media, we need to introduce digital socialism

Al Jazeera - Tue, 05/19/2020 - 18:19
Proprietary social media networks need to be transformed into local and global digital commons.
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Israel cyberattack caused 'total disarray' at Iran port: Report

Al Jazeera - Tue, 05/19/2020 - 18:13
Security officials say strike on Shahid Rajaee terminal was 'tit-for-tat' after alleged hack in Israel: Washington Post.
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EasyJet admits data of nine million hacked

BBC News - World - Tue, 05/19/2020 - 17:58
The attack was "sophisticated" the airline said, adding that some credit card details had been accessed.
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Parents in China find son abducted outside hotel 32 years ago

Al Jazeera - Tue, 05/19/2020 - 17:29
Mao Yin was just two when he was snatched in 1988 and sold to a childless couple in neighbouring Sichuan province.
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Climate change: Scientists fear car surge will see CO2 rebound

BBC News - World - Tue, 05/19/2020 - 16:59
An analysis shows a huge daily CO2 drop, but a return to car travel may see emissions rebound.
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Coronavirus: Remote controlled mask invented to allow eating

BBC News - World - Tue, 05/19/2020 - 16:09
Israeli investors have developed a coronavirus mask that has an automatic mouth hole.
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France's Macron loses majority as defectors form new party

BBC News - World - Tue, 05/19/2020 - 16:05
The French president's party loses seven MPs amid further signs of dissatisfaction in parliament.
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Coronavirus: Anger grows for stranded crew on forgotten cruises

BBC News - World - Tue, 05/19/2020 - 15:51
Months into the pandemic, thousands of cruise crew remain stuck at sea, desperate to get home.
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Coronavirus: World Health Organization members agree response probe

BBC News - World - Tue, 05/19/2020 - 15:46
The vote follows criticism of the organisation and China, particularly from the United States.
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Sudan 'must pay' US East African embassy attack victims

BBC News - World - Tue, 05/19/2020 - 13:56
The US Supreme Court rules in favour of damages over the 1998 bombings in Kenya and Tanzania.
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Megaraptor: Fossils of 10m-long dinosaur found in Argentina

BBC News - World - Tue, 05/19/2020 - 13:41
Palaeontologists say the remains date back 70 million years, close to the end of the dinosaurs.
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Coronavirus: What's going wrong in Sweden's care homes?

BBC News - World - Tue, 05/19/2020 - 13:16
Swedish healthcare is under scrutiny over the high rate of Covid-19 deaths in care homes.
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US coronavirus death toll exceeds 90,000 as Trump urges reopening

Al Jazeera - Mon, 05/18/2020 - 21:47
Number of US confirmed COVID-19 cases surpasses 1.5 million as White House attempts to deflect blame for grim milestones
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US attacks WHO for 'failure' to curb coronavirus: Live updates

Al Jazeera - Mon, 05/18/2020 - 21:33
Failure to obtain information needed to fight COVID-19 cost 'many lives', US Secretary of Health Alex Azar alleges.
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