The virus has infected more than 1,430,000 people and killed over 85,000 by spreading to 209 countries and territories. Here are the latest updates for April 8:
We speak to a Turkish doctor who's done extensive aid work in Africa and he tells us how Covid-19 once again puts African bodies at risk of ethically wrong medical experiments conducted by the West.
US Senator Bernie Sanders has suspended his presidential campaign, clearing the way for rival Joe Biden to become the Democratic nominee to challenge Republican incumbent Donald Trump in November.
Humour helps us deal with anxiety and the current pandemic is a testament to that notion.
The Afghan government and militant group have been negotiating in Kabul since last week but finalising a prisoner swap has been beset with problems. Meanwhile, at least seven civilians were killed in a Taliban attack in Balkh, local officials said.
Diyarbakir Governor’s Office said Turkey’s military launched an operation to catch the perpetrators of the attack.
Taliban said, "the intentional delays in the release of our prisoners violates the peace agreement, therefore we call back our technical team back from Kabul".
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:
Turkey has pledged to build two hospitals in 45 days to better protect its citizens from the growing pandemic.
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.
Airplane manufacturing giant Boeing announced on Monday it would suspend 787 production at South Carolina plant amid the coronavirus pandemic.
While Germany has one of the highest numbers of confirmed cases, its death rate is relatively lower than other countries.
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