The nation of 5.7 million people has more than 35,000 coronavirus cases, one of the largest numbers in Asia, largely due to infections in cramped, bunk-bed accommodation that house more than 300,000 mostly South Asian workers.
Cafes, parks, gyms, beaches, libraries, and museums reopen, including in Istanbul, the centre of Turkey's outbreak. International flights are expected to start next week.
Instead of meeting in the assembly chamber at UN headquarters, ambassadors from the 193 UN member nations will cast secret ballots at a designated venue during spaced-out time slots.
The government is expected to approve the budget, which will also include subsidies to help companies pay rent and wages as they close businesses, at a cabinet meeting.
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Death toll from Covid-19 pandemic crosses 250,000 as confirmed cases exceed 3.6 million. Here are the developments on the pandemic for May 5, 2020.
The confirmed virus death toll in Britain is creeping up near that of Italy, the epicentre of Europe's outbreak, even though the UK population is younger than Italy's and Britain had more time than Italy to prepare before the pandemic hit.
Amid concerns over the resurgence of coronavirus infections, the German government is committed to lifting the lockdown step by step.
A study by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute showed that the world's nations spent a combined $1.9 trillion on their militaries in 2019.
After he is released, Michael Cohen will serve the remainder of his sentence at home, according to a Justice Department official and another person familiar with the matter.
Experts say Islamic guidelines on epidemics, going back to the time of the Prophet Muhammad, can help people cope with Covid-19.
US leader has threatened to withhold funding for the World Health Organization over accusations that it is too close to China and mismanaged the early response to the Covid-19 pandemic.
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