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WHO Pauses Trial Of Hydroxychloriquine For COVID-19 As Precautionary Measure

WHO Pauses Trial Of Hydroxychloriquine For COVID-19 As Precautionary Measure

May 25, 2020 AFP

The decision came after the publication last week of a study in the Lancet indicating that the using the drug...

Spraying Disinfectants On Streets Doesn't Kill Coronavirus, Could Pose Health Risk: WHO

Spraying Disinfectants On Streets Doesn't Kill Coronavirus, Could Pose Health Risk: WHO

May 17, 2020 AFP

In a document on cleaning and disinfecting surfaces as part of the response to the virus, the WHO says...

US Says Chinese Hacking Vaccine Research: Reports

US Says Chinese Hacking Vaccine Research: Reports

May 12, 2020 AFP

The FBI and Department of Homeland Security are planning to release a warning about the Chinese hacking as...

Missing Pakistan Journalist Found Dead In Sweden

Missing Pakistan Journalist Found Dead In Sweden

May 01, 2020 AFP

Sajid Hussain was the chief editor of the Baluchistan Times, an online magazine he had set up, in which he...

In Latest Reform, Saudi Arabia Abolishes Flogging As Punishment

In Latest Reform, Saudi Arabia Abolishes Flogging As Punishment

Apr 26, 2020 AFP

Court-ordered floggings in Saudi Arabia -- sometimes extending to hundreds of lashes -- have long drawn...

In Pictures: Muslims Around The World Mark Ramazan With Unprecedented Lockdowns

In Pictures: Muslims Around The World Mark Ramazan With Unprecedented Lockdowns

Apr 24, 2020 AFP

The World Health Organization has called for a stop to some Ramazan activities to limit exposure to the...

Coronavirus Kills World War 2 Veteran In US, 100 Years After His Twin Died Of Spanish Flu

Coronavirus Kills World War 2 Veteran In US, 100 Years After His Twin Died Of Spanish Flu

Apr 23, 2020 AFP

The deadliest pandemic in modern history, Spanish flu killed an estimated 50 million victims and infected...

China Not Only Hoarding PPE, But Also Selling At High Price: White House Official

China Not Only Hoarding PPE, But Also Selling At High Price: White House Official

Apr 21, 2020 AFP

The official said that several countries, including India and Brazil, were not having enough PPE because...

US Oil Prices Rebound, Turn Positive After Crashing To Record Low

US Oil Prices Rebound, Turn Positive After Crashing To Record Low

Apr 21, 2020 AFP

US benchmark West Texas Intermediate for May delivery was changing hands at USD 0.56 a barrel after closing...

'Not The Time To Be Lax': WHO Warns Rush To Ease Virus Rules Could Cause Resurgence

'Not The Time To Be Lax': WHO Warns Rush To Ease Virus Rules Could Cause Resurgence

Apr 21, 2020 AFP

WHO said governments must remain vigilant to stop the spread of the virus and the lifting of lockdowns and...

Days-old Dead Bodies, Elderly Left Unfed As Caregivers Flee Virus-Hit Canada Nursing Home

Days-old Dead Bodies, Elderly Left Unfed As Caregivers Flee Virus-Hit Canada Nursing Home

Apr 20, 2020 AFP

Health authorities found residents dehydrated, unfed for days and lying listless in bed, some covered in...

China's Wuhan Raises COVID-19 Death Toll By 50%, Says Cases Misreported, Missed

China's Wuhan Raises COVID-19 Death Toll By 50%, Says Cases Misreported, Missed

Apr 17, 2020 AFP

The government admitted that many cases were 'mistakenly reported' or missed entirely as it added 1,290 to...

Several Countries Mull Easing Restrictions As Death Toll Slows Down In Epicentres

Several Countries Mull Easing Restrictions As Death Toll Slows Down In Epicentres

Apr 13, 2020 AFP

Governments are under pressure to keep populations safe while preventing economic collapse, amid warnings of...

Coronavirus: Why Have So Many Died In New York?

Coronavirus: Why Have So Many Died In New York?

Apr 11, 2020 AFP

Governor Andrew Cuomo has said repeatedly that density and number of foreign visitors made New York City,...

Apple And Google Team Up On Coronavirus Contact Tracing By Smartphone

Apple And Google Team Up On Coronavirus Contact Tracing By Smartphone

Apr 11, 2020 AFP

Apple and Google contended that 'privacy, transparency, and consent were top priorities in the joint...

Coronavirus Pandemic: Bundesliga Stars Glad To Train Again, Even With Social Distancing

Coronavirus Pandemic: Bundesliga Stars Glad To Train Again, Even With Social Distancing

Apr 08, 2020 AFP

A decision about when the German Bundesliga can resume is expected on April 17, which could make it the first...

Coronavirus-infected UK PM Boris Johnson Spends Second Night In ICU

Coronavirus-infected UK PM Boris Johnson Spends Second Night In ICU

Apr 08, 2020 AFP

The official statement said that the UK Prime Minister's condition is stable and he remains in intensive care...

Hundreds Of Abandoned Animals Found Dead At Pakistan Pet Markets

Hundreds Of Abandoned Animals Found Dead At Pakistan Pet Markets

Apr 07, 2020 AFP

As the virus pandemic grew, Pakistan's major cities were plunged into lockdown, forcing many shops to close....

Japan Declares Emergency In Tokyo, Six Other Areas Over Spike In COVID-19 Cases

Japan Declares Emergency In Tokyo, Six Other Areas Over Spike In COVID-19 Cases

Apr 07, 2020 AFP

The measure falls short of the strict lockdowns seen in other parts of the world but empowers local governors...

In a First, Tiger At New York's Bronx Zoo Tests Positive For Coronavirus

In a First, Tiger At New York's Bronx Zoo Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Apr 06, 2020 AFP

The four-year-old Malayan tiger named Nadia along with her sister Azul, two Amur tigers and three African...