More than 115,000 people have died of the coronavirus disease and over 1.8 million have been infected since it first emerged in China's Wuhan. Here are the latest updates for April 13:
Islamic finance – an amalgamation of Sharia law and modern banking – has become a $2 trillion business over the past two decades, covering everything from bonds to buying cars.
When Maryati Dimursi heard from friends working in hospitals that they don't have enough proper protective gear when dealing with suspected Covid-19 patients, she listened, and then she acted.
Thursday's Opec videoconference was part of a series of talks on stabilising the market, where oil prices have more than halved since the start of the year amid a pricing war between Saudi Arabia and Russia.
The holiest month in Islam is also when traders make money. This year could be very difficult for them and Muslim countries.
The virus has killed more than 80,000 people and has spread to 209 countries and territories. Here are the latest updates for April 7:
According to diplomats, the UN Security Council will hold its first meeting over the coronavirus pandemic on Thursday, after weeks of divisions among its five permanent members, diplomats said Monday.
The amount of burials in March 2020 is at least 40 percent higher than any other month in the past two years, while only 90 deaths have been reported as a result of coronavirus-related complications.
The social media platform removed thousands of government-linked accounts that it claims were violating its policies by undermining the public conversation.
Social distancing imposed by most countries means burials are only attended by one or two family members. As patients with Covid-19 are treated in total isolation at hospitals, many of them die without a chance to say goodbye to family and friends.
The World Bank's report projects that growth in China and other East Asian-Pacific countries will slow to 2.1 precent this year from 5.8 percent in 2019 under a “baseline” forecast in which economic recovery takes hold this summer.
The US Geological Survey says the magnitude 5.8 quake just before midnight Saturday was centered 64 kilometers northwest of Central Sulawesi province's Pendolo town, at a depth of 10 kilometers.
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