George Floyd death: Violent protests rock Minneapolis for second straight night, mayor appeals for calm

Violent protests over the death of a black man in police custody rocked a Minneapolis neighborhood for a second straight night as angry crowds looted stores, set fires and... Read more »

Donald Trump calls COVID-19 ‘very bad gift’ from China

United States President Donald Trump called COVID-19 a “very bad gift” from China saying the march of the virus all over the world is “not good”. Read the Rest... Read more »

It’s important to get clear idea about source of coronavirus: Chinese Premier

As China battled to deflect the criticism over the origin of the novel coronavirus from Wuhan, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Thursday that it was important to get... Read more »

Christchurch mosque shooter’s sentencing postponed due to COVID-19; New Zealand court likely to announce date after lockdown

The sentencing of an Australian man who is accused of attacking two mosques in New Zealand’s Christchurch last year has been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The attacks... Read more »

Nationwide lockdown eased in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia on Thursday started easing a five-day nationwide lockdown imposed during the festival of Eid amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Around-the-clock curfew has been partially relaxed except in the... Read more »

Nepal airport under renovation amid coronavirus lockdown

While Nepal is under a lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) here is being renovated to resume flight operations soon, a spokesperson said. Read... Read more »

Bangladesh won’t extend COVID-19 shutdown

The Bangladesh government has decided not to extend the ongoing shutdown over the coronavirus pandemic, allowing offices to reopen on May 31, the media reported. Offices and other workplaces... Read more »

Coronavirus pandemic may push 86 mn more children into household poverty by 2020-end: Report

The number of children living in poor households across low and middle-income countries could increase by 86 million to reach 672 million by the end of 2020 due to... Read more »

11-member Airbus team reaches Karachi to investigate PIA crash site

Airbus experts continued to examine and collect evidence about the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane crash on May 22 at a residential area in the port city that killed... Read more »

‘We’ll continue to point out incorrect info about elections globally’: Twitter CEO hits back at Trump

A day after US President Donald slammed Twitter for tagging his tweets under ‘fact check’, CEO of the microblogging site Jack Dorsey hits back and said ‘we will continue... Read more »