Americans trapped by South Africa's coronavirus lockdown return home
Dozens of American citizens who have been trapped by South Africa’s coronavirus travel restrictions applauded U.S. Ambassador Lana Marks on Thursday as she waved them onto an evacuation flight out of Johannesburg’s international airport.
Coronavirus: China asks Switzerland to ramp up production of key component for ventilators
China has asked Switzerland to ramp up its production of key components for ventilators after Beijing producers complained they were struggling to keep up with global demand.
France to extend coronavirus lockdown for second time as death toll climbs to nearly 11,000
France will extend a national lockdown aimed to contain the spread of the coronavirus, the French presidential palace said Wednesday, as the disease killed another 541 people in a single day.
Boris Johnson out of ICU amid coronavirus battle, in 'good spirits,' spokesman says
Boris Johnson has been moved out of intensive care unit in a London hospital where he has battled coronavirus, a spokesman for the prime minister said Thursday.
Taiwan hits back at World Health Organization chief's claims of racism
Taiwanese officials on Thursday pushed back strongly on allegations from World Heath Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus that the Asian island off the coast of China was involved in a months-long racist smear job against him.
Spain could be seeing start of coronavirus decline, mulls easing restrictions: PM
Spaniards might be seeing the beginning of the decline of the coronavirus pandemic after new reported infections and deaths have gone down after a two-day uptick.
US sailor on board coronavirus-stricken Theodore Roosevelt in ICU
An American sailor onboard the coronavirus-ridden aircraft carrier stuck in Guam is in the ICU at a military hospital on the western Pacific island, Fox News has learned.
India seals off coronavirus hot spots as country focuses on 'containment zones' to stop spread
The world's second-largest country already under nationwide lockdown for three weeks to fight coronavirus is now sealing dozens of hot spots.
Australian police raid cruise ship linked to 600 coronavirus cases, 15 deaths
Police wearing protective gear boarded a cruise ship to seize evidence and question crew members of the vessel linked to hundreds of coronavirus infections and 15 deaths across Australia.
Pope says coronavirus could be ‘nature’s response’ to climate change
Pope Francis likened the coronavirus pandemic to recent fires and floods as one of “nature’s responses” to the world’s ambivalence to climate change.
ISIS claims responsibility for rocket attack on US base in Afghanistan
ISIS claimed responsibility for a rocket attack on Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan early Thursday morning.
WHO chief claims he was racially targeted by Taiwan
The head of the World Health Organization said “racist slurs” were used against him that originated in Taiwan, prompting leaders in Taipei to deny the claim and accuse the health body of its own “unfair treatment.”
Saudi Arabia announces Yemen cease-fire after calls to stop fighting during coronavirus pandemic
Saudi officials announced Wednesday a two-week cease-fire against the Houthi rebels in Yemen starting Thursday after the United Nations called for an end to the violence amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus costs Mexico over 300K jobs, officials say
The novel coronavirus has cost Mexico nearly 350,000 jobs as measures taken to fight the pandemic have taken their toll on the economy, the country’s Labor Department said Wednesday.
Refugees in Germany give back by sewing coronavirus face masks for the retired
Refugees in a small German town are giving back to the community by sewing face masks for those who are retired, a group that is at high risk of contracting the novel coronavirus, according to a Wednesday report.
German charity takes coronavirus aid directly to homes
Throughout the world, the coronavirus pandemic is especially hard-hitting for poor families, even in rich countries like Germany. A small Christian charity that provides help to about 1,300 poor families across Germany is now delivering food, diapers, soap and children’s games to their doorstep.
El Salvador gangs enforce coronavirus lockdown with threats of violence, report says
El Salvador gangs, long known for terrorizing the country’s residents through violence and intimidation, have turned to enforcing the government’s coronavirus lockdown order with threats and, in some cases, baseball bats, according to a report.
China defends World Health Organization after Trump slams agency, floats funding freeze
China's propaganda machine on Wednesday mounted a furious defense of the World Health Organization (WHO) less than 24 hours after President Trump slammed the global agency and threatened to pull millions of dollars in U.S. funding.
Damage was done to businesses, homes, trees, power lines and signs.
Before the sports world was halted, one local team accomplished a big feat.
For some, the 2019-20 season will remain a season "what if".