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Bitcoin to Face Stronger Global Recession Than In 2009, IMF Forecast Shows

Bitcoin to Face Stronger Global Recession Than In 2009, IMF Forecast Shows

In a reaction to the International Monetary Fund forecast, the Economy Ministry noted that Malta would be suffering the least COVID-19 economic impact in the EU. IMF Managing Director Kristalina G...

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China moves to block new virus flare-up on Russian border

China moves to block new virus flare-up on Russian border

The increase has sparked concern about a second wave of infections in China , which was the original epicenter of the pandemic.The latest figures in China are just over 82,000, with 3,341 deaths,...

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Coronavirus: Modi extends India's lockdown to May 3

Coronavirus: Modi extends India's lockdown to May 3

Modi on Tuesday announced that the lockdown across the country will be extended till May 3 to fight the pandemic, saying the measure has produced a significant outcome in containing the infection....

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NY coronavirus deaths top 10,000

NY coronavirus deaths top 10,000

NY state recorded 671 deaths due to COVID-19 complications on Sunday, down from the daily record of 799 set on April 8. Governors in the northeastern and western coasts announced Monday they would r...

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New Covid-19 Cases In Thailand

New Covid-19 Cases In Thailand

A total of 302,599 people have been tested, of which 93,873 tested positive. Patients were aged between 34 and 102 years old - 58 of the 744 patients aged between 38 and 96 years old had no known un...

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North Korea test-fires multiple missiles from ground and air

North Korea test-fires multiple missiles from ground and air

During the first barrage, North Korean troops in Munchonto fired what were presumed to be cruise missiles, according to a statement by South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff. But the use of cruise missil...

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Dairy farmers forced to dump milk as demand drops amid coronavirus closures

Dairy farmers forced to dump milk as demand drops amid coronavirus closures

IFA National Dairy Chairman Tom Phelan reports that the group has been contacted by multiple concerned farmers who were anxious over media stories of milk dumping in other countries affected by COVID...

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Ontario's COVID-19 death toll rises by 43 in one day

Ontario's COVID-19 death toll rises by 43 in one day

In Canada, as of midday Monday, there were 24,786 positive cases across the country and a further 734 deaths. Premier Doug Ford expressed frustration last week that Ontario has been testing for CO...

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Joe Biden wins the Wisconsin primary that was clouded by coronavirus

Joe Biden wins the Wisconsin primary that was clouded by coronavirus

But the absentee-ballot-fueled victory by liberal Supreme Court candidate Jill Karofsky was a huge win for Democrats . Biden, who is ready to be nominated on the Democratic National Convention in Aug...

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PM Modi to address the nation at 10 am on April 14

PM Modi to address the nation at 10 am on April 14

India's 1.3bn inhabitants face an uncertain future as the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi reportedly agreed an extension to the nationwide lockdown imposed in response to the coronavirus...

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Teen in remote Amazonian tribe tests positive for coronavirus

Teen in remote Amazonian tribe tests positive for coronavirus

A 97-year-old Brazilian woman apparently did not receive the note that the coronavirus is particularly risky in the elderly. Brazil presently has 18,397 confirmed coronavirus circumstances, with 974...

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Italy’s daily Covid-19 cases decline, deaths rise by 566 to 20,465

Italy’s daily Covid-19 cases decline, deaths rise by 566 to 20,465

The total death toll since the outbreak came to light on February 21 rose to 20,465, the Civil Protection Agency said, the second highest in the world after that of the United States. Now you can re...

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Coronavirus has 'reactivated' in more than 100 South Koreans who recovered

Coronavirus has 'reactivated' in more than 100 South Koreans who recovered

Officials are still investigating the cause of the apparent relapses. South Korea has called on residents to follow strict social distancing until at least April 19, but as cases have dropped and ...

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Fires near Chernobyl station raise fears of radioactive material release

Fires near Chernobyl station raise fears of radioactive material release

The Ukrainian government has mobilised helicopters and firefighting planes to drop water on the fire. Demchuk said firefighters are now focused on stopping the spread. Yemelianenko noted that toda...

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Kim reshuffles N. Korea's top decision-making body

Kim reshuffles N. Korea's top decision-making body

She has frequently been pictured alongside him at summits with Trump or the South's President Moon Jae-in. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's powerful younger sister has been reinstated to a key de...

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Too early to talk about relaxing lockdown, says foreign secretary

Too early to talk about relaxing lockdown, says foreign secretary

Addressing the NHS staff who have been working not only throughout the long weekend, but also beyond, he added: "We thank you, we pay tribute to you, and we are immensely proud of all you're doing"....

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Ending lockdown too quickly could cause 'deadly coronavirus resurgence', says WHO

Ending lockdown too quickly could cause 'deadly coronavirus resurgence', says WHO

Among his critics, USA lawmakers have been some of the most prominent. A group of Republican lawmakers from the House Oversight Committee wrote to Ghebreyesus , demanding full disclosure of the nature...

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Why Africa's coronavirus outbreak appears slower than anticipated

Why Africa's coronavirus outbreak appears slower than anticipated

Apparently, treatment of coronavirus often requires intensive care unit, where patients are helped to breathe through ventilators. "We can not be neglected in this effort", John Nkengasong, director...

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Italy's daily coronavirus cases decline, deaths rise

Get push notifications with news, features and more. French President Emmanuel Macron was set to tell the nation that its lockdown would stay in place for several more weeks, while India braced for ...

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As deaths near 15k, France's Macron extends coronavirus lockdown until 11 May

As deaths near 15k, France's Macron extends coronavirus lockdown until 11 May

He acknowledged that France had not been adequately prepared for the rapid onslaught of the disease. A total of 335 of the deaths occurred in hospitals, up from 315 the previous day, while 239 dea...

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Zebra Gives Birth to a Zonkey in Kenya After Mating with Donkey

Zebra Gives Birth to a Zonkey in Kenya After Mating with Donkey

A zebra at the Chyulu Hills National Park in Kenya has given birth to a peculiar-looking foal after she reportedly mated with a donkey. "At first, we thought that it had just been wallowing in the m...

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Boris Johnson leaves hospital as coronavirus recovery continues

Boris Johnson leaves hospital as coronavirus recovery continues

Thomas' Hospital. "Then he told the world". "It was always on the cards that someone with her seniority would be somewhere around about where the prime minister was". She chose to go to the Otago ...

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NYC Can’t Return to Normal Without Universal Testing, Mayor Says

NYC Can’t Return to Normal Without Universal Testing, Mayor Says

This comes as U.S. surgeon Jerome Adams says cases in some of the country's hotspots - New York , New Jersey, Detroit and New Orleans - appear to be "leveling off" or even decreasing. "I understand t...

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6 killed as severe storms, tornadoes rip through U.S

6 killed as severe storms, tornadoes rip through U.S

In addition, the same storm system that brought all the tornadoes to the South also brought up to a foot of snow from the Plains into the Great Lakes on Easter Sunday. "I am declaring this emergen...

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Global coronavirus death toll exceeds 114,000

Global coronavirus death toll exceeds 114,000

As of this morning (12 April), the total number of cases in the United States was recorded at 529,887 according to John Hopkins University . "I hope that I'm going to make the right decision", Trump ...

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USS Theodore Roosevelt Sailor Dies of Coronavirus-Related Complications

USS Theodore Roosevelt Sailor Dies of Coronavirus-Related Complications

The USS Theodore has been at the center of controversy since the ship's commander, Capt. Brett E. Crozier, sent an email pleading for help as the coronavirus ran rampant on the aircraft carrier. B...

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Julian Assange 'secretly fathered two children', says his partner

Julian Assange 'secretly fathered two children', says his partner

The 48-year-old Australian is allegedly the dad of two boys - Gabriel, aged two and Max, aged one - born to South African-born lawyer Stella Morris , the Mail on Sunday reported. He has been ther...

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Taiwan warned World Health Organization of possible pandemic in December

Taiwan warned World Health Organization of possible pandemic in December

President Trump said to reporters that next week he will make an announcement on the World Health Organization, " "as you know, we have given them approximately $500 million a year, and we are going t...

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Shanghai reports 60 new coronavirus cases on single flight from Russian Federation

Shanghai reports 60 new coronavirus cases on single flight from Russian Federation

The new cases have reportedly left China anxious about a second wave of COVID-19, which could possibly paralyze the country, according to Reuters . Suifenhe and Harbin, the capital of Heilongjian...

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Global pact forged to contain oil price crash

Global pact forged to contain oil price crash

Opec producers and allies in a record oil deal on Sunday agreed to slash global output by 9.7 million barrel to shore up energy markets, which are battered by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and o...

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Punjab Police officer's hand chopped off, 7 Nihangs held

Punjab Police officer's hand chopped off, 7 Nihangs held

The hand of assistant sub-inspector Harjit Singh was severed with a sword in the attack that followed when the Nihangs were asked for curfew passes , the police said. While police are on duty enf...

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Uttarakhand: Foreigners Defying Lockdown Forced to Write Apology 500 Times

Uttarakhand: Foreigners Defying Lockdown Forced to Write Apology 500 Times

Ten foreigners who broke a coronavirus lockdown in an Indian town made famous by the Beatles, were forced to repent by writing "I am so sorry" - 500 times, officials said Sunday. He then went ahead ...

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The body of Robert F. Kennedy's 8-year-old great-grandson is found.

The body of Robert F. Kennedy's 8-year-old great-grandson is found.

It came almost a week after 41- year-old Maeve Kennedy McKean, and also her boy Gideon , went missing out on whilst canoeing in the Chesapeake Bay location. Maeve McKean, a public health and human ...

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Coronavirus: Six people shot at California house party during lockdown

Coronavirus: Six people shot at California house party during lockdown

Cesa Ollague said. A house party shooting in east Bakersfield sends six victims to the hospital Saturday morning. The shooting occurred during a statewide stay-at-home order aimed at keeping 40 mi...

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Ontario Sees 400 New COVID-19 Cases

Ontario Sees 400 New COVID-19 Cases

A total of 103,165 tests have been conducted in the province to date, of which 1,619 are still under investigation. There are now 738 individuals hospitalized in relation to the virus, 261 of which ...

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