Governments in the populous South East Asian region are struggling with a shortage of tests and equipment as millions of people across Pakistan, India and Bangladesh face poverty amid lockdowns.
Billions of people are living under some form on lockdown, with roughly half the planet confined to their homes, with schools and businesses closed to help stem the outbreak, at a huge cost to the global economy.
In a daily briefing with reporters, Trump stressed that the recommendation should not be seen as replacing social-distancing measures.
The US healthcare system is clearly broken and the pandemic shows us why.
Growing racism against Asian communities following the coronavirus pandemic has brought some right-thinking people together to support the victims of racial abuse and to empathise with people regardless of their identity.
Several global powers, including the US and the UK, feigned ignorance over the coronavirus, deliberately endangering older populations and raising troubling questions about their commitment to basic human values.
The world does not have time to waste on conspiracy theories and the political blame game.
The pandemic provides a chance for the US to reassess its financial warfare against Iran and generate some goodwill.
US President Donald Trump says he is also seeking help for hourly-wage workers to ensure they’re “not going to miss a paycheck” and “don’t get penalised for something that’s not their fault."
Publicly, the US backs the UN-backed government in Tripoli. It's time it starts showing that support.
Over 18 years after the war began, the accord sets the stage for US troop pullout from Afghanistan. If the deal is successful, the "graveyard of empires" will have once again successfully turned away another world power from its landlocked borders.
What started as clashes between opponents and supporters of India's citizenship law quickly turned into communal riots. At least 20 people were killed, 189 people injured, dozens with gunshot wounds, in two days of riots.
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