The event, curated by Lady Gaga and organised by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the nonprofit group Global Citizen, is the biggest celebrity effort so far to mark the coronavirus pandemic that has killed more than 160,000 people worldwide.
The coronavirus disease has infected at least 2.3 million people and killed more than 150,000 globally. Here are the updates for April 18:
Entrepreneur Elon Musk's space company, SpaceX, will send two NASA astronauts to the International Space Station aboard its Falcon 9 rocket from Florida, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine tweeted.
African in Guangzhou say they've become targets of suspicion and subjected to forced evictions, arbitrary quarantines and mass coronavirus testing.
The announcement follows a string of releases of Taliban prisoners by the Afghan government and came after the head of US and NATO forces in Afghanistan met with the group's leaders to discuss a reduction in violence in the war-weary country.
Over 100,000 people have died worldwide from the coronavirus, with nearly 70 percent of all fatalities in Europe. Here are the latest updates for April 10:
Nadia, a 4-year-old Malayan tiger, is believed to have been infected by a zoo employee, raising new questions about transmission of the virus in animals.
The virus has infected virtually every corner of the planet, confining nearly half of humanity to their homes and turning life upside down for billions on a death march that has claimed nearly 70,000 victims.
The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases worldwide surpasses one million, with close to 54,000 deaths. Here are the latest updates for April 3:
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the international community must remain united in urging North Korea to return to nuclear talks and in continuing to apply pressure on its nuclear and missile programs.
Dr Anthony Fauci, speaking on CNN's “State of the Union” on Sunday, said as the federal government weighs withdrawing guidelines on social distancing in areas that have not been as hard-hit by the outbreak at the end of the nationwide 15-day effort.
More than three million people in the US filed a claim for unemployment benefits last week as coronavirus pandemic is devastating the country's economy.
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