The World Health Organization's emergencies director Michael Ryan said four of the 10 countries showing the greatest number of new Covid-19 cases over the last 24 hours were in Latin America.
Based on UN data, an annual study has measured how children’s rights are respected in 182 countries.
Countries where coronavirus infections are declining could still face an "immediate second peak," WHO warns, while UN health agency halts trial of hydroxychloroquine drug in patients citing safety reasons.
French artist Saype presents his latest Covid-19-themed artwork which covers 3,000 square metres in resort town of Leysin.
A handful of people stood in the background holding banners reading "Wake Up: Climate Action Now" and "Crisis is Crisis" before being dispersed by police without incident.
Coronavirus has infected at least 2.3 million people and killed more than 161,000 globally. Here are the updates for April 19:
Uruguayan forward also charged by police in Scotland after the incident in the Europa League on February 27.
Swiss street artist David Perez praised uncelebrated heroes of the coronavirus crisis by painting their graffiti to the walls in the city of Gland.
France is accused of appropriating face masks destined for partner states, such as Spain and Italy, which has been more severely hit by Covid-19.
Many countries are sending aid and emergency workers to those in greatest need, as a spirit of cooperation takes hold internationally.
At least 3,358 Turkish students in the UK, Ireland, Switzerland, Poland, Italy, Egypt and the UAE have applied to Ankara’s diplomatic missions demanding to be evacuated - Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu.
Swiss humanitarian relief expert Philippe Lazzarini replaces another Swiss national, Pierre Krahenbuhl, who was forced to resign in November 2019 amid accusations of mismanagement.
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