The US and the UK both criticised the arrests of anti-Beijing movement supporters included Democratic Party founder and barrister Martin Lee, 81, millionaire publishing tycoon Jimmy Lai, 71, and former lawmaker and barrister Margaret Ng, 72.
Thousands of people in care are believed to have died but many are not believed to have been included in statistics tallying Covid-19 deaths.
The governing Democratic Party and a satellite party it created to win proportional representative seats combined to win 180 seats in the 300-seat National Assembly, election officials said with vote-counting nearly complete.
The US president has targeted the global organisation for its perceived bias towards China.
The shipment includes 28,000 Personal Protective Equipment kits for health workers, oxygen concentrators, pediatric beds, water quality control products and hygiene kits, the UN said.
Order of 200,000 Germany-bound masks from a 3M factory in China “confiscated” in Bangkok, said Berlin Secretary of Interior Geisel, calling it an “act of modern piracy." Canada's Trudeau calls US blockade of equipment a mistake that could backfire.
In Africa, authorities claim they have been "spared by God" or have simply been saved by the low volume of air traffic to their countries. However, some fear it is simply a lack of testing.
The relentless attacks and revolving door of mercenaries widen Libyans' exposure to the pandemic.
Visions of regime change in China and Iran due to Covid-19 represent a strain of Western callousness.
With millions suffering from years of war and severely degraded medical facilities, countries at war cannot pay the price of a new frontline.
A few days ahead of International Women's Day, TRT World spoke to Agi Veres, a senior official at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), who has extensively worked on women empowerment and development.
The Democratic-led House impeached Trump on Dec 18 on charges of abuse of power for asking Ukraine to investigate political rival Joe Biden and obstruction of Congress for blocking testimony and documents sought by lawmakers in their investigation.
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