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    Wuhan opens, sparking hope despite rising global deaths

    Agence France-Presse . Wuhan, China | Updated at 12:38am on April 09, 2020

    Thousands streamed out of the Chinese city of Wuhan Wednesday after a lockdown on the birthplace of the coronavirus was lifted, offering a ray of...

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    Britain set for 66,000 COVID-19 deaths, most in Europe: study

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 11:21pm on April 07, 2020

    Britain could see as many as 66,000 COVID-19 deaths during the first wave of the current pandemic, new research showed Tuesday, making the outbreak there...

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    US braces for hardest week as British PM hospitalised

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:23am on April 07, 2020

    The coronavirus threatened Americans with their hardest week in living memory on Monday and put Britain’s prime minister in hospital, despite early signs that some...

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    Smartphone vs virus, is privacy always going to be the loser?

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 11:41pm on April 04, 2020

    In Europe, officials, doctors and engineers are looking at how smartphones could be enlisted in the war against the spread of the new coronavirus. One...

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    Global COVID death toll crosses 61,000

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 12:22pm on April 04, 2020

    Americans on Saturday came to grips with recommendations to wear masks against the coronavirus, while Spain added to hopes that Europe could be turning a...

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    ADB warns global cost of virus could top $4 trillion

    Agence France-Presse . Manila | Updated at 10:13pm on April 03, 2020

    The coronavirus pandemic could cost the global economy $4.1 trillion as it ravages United States, Europe and other major economies, the Asian Development Bank warned...

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    Bangladeshis in Europe ask PM to protect migrants 

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:26pm on April 03, 2020

    Bangladeshi diaspora leaders in Europe have requested the government and prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to protect the rights of the country’s migrants amid coronavirus pandemic....

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    Global virus cases top a million, deaths surpass 50,000

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:44am on April 03, 2020

    Confirmed coronavirus cases approached one million around the world on Thursday as Europe reeled from the pandemic and the United States reported record numbers of...

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    Europe, US coronavirus deaths surge

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 11:09pm on March 29, 2020

    The global coronavirus death toll surged past 30,000 over the weekend as Europe and the United States endured their darkest days of the crisis. A...

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    Coronavirus toll passes 30,000 worldwide, two thirds in Europe

    Agence France-Presse. Paris | Updated at 11:13am on March 29, 2020

    The number of officially confirmed deaths around the world from the novel coronavirus passed 30,000 on late Saturday, according to a tally compiled by AFP...