Cases worldwide breached the nine million mark and experts warn infections could rise in Singapore too.
Dozens of foreign diplomats attend Jericho event, including UN envoy stressing annexation is against international law.
BEIJING: China banned imports from a top US poultry producer and ordered a Beijing Pepsi factory to close on Sunday (Jun 21) as authorites clamped
A British man who spent six days trapped in a well after being chased by a dog has been rescued on the Indonesian resort island of Bali.
BANGKOK: Last month, a grandmother reported to the police that her 14-year-old granddaughter had been raped over the course of more than a year.
A record jump in money flowing into Singapore bank accounts from abroad underlines the country's safe haven appeal during the COVID-19
Doha's rapid self-sufficiency measures after the 2017 blockade prepared it for the coronavirus pandemic challenges.
Fiji announced it was Covid-19 free Friday (June 5) after the island nation's last known infected patient was given the all-clear,
About 80 per cent of the nearly $100 billion set aside to tackle the coronavirus pandemic will be used to support businesses and help workers keep their jobs.
The COVID-19 pandemic is now "under control" in France, the head of the government's scientific advisory council said Friday, as the country
Australia's Great Barrier Reef suffered its most extensive coral bleaching event in March.
Indonesia has moved to gently ease restrictive measures in its capital of Jakarta.
Eddie Chu and Raymond Chan hauled away by security guards after Chu emptied bottle of foul-smelling liquid in Legislative Council chamber.
The most conservative figure suggests that 8,663 people have been killed, with other estimates up to triple that number, the report says.
HK media tycoon Jimmy Lai said some of the city's biggest companies have given in to pressure to voice support for a controversial national security law drafted by China.
Taiwan hopes a new programme will attract T$40 billion (S$1.87 billion) of R&D investment by foreign tech companies, creating more than 6,300 jobs a year.
LIMA: As the coronavirus-hit economy of Peru stagnated over the past three months, Lima coffin-maker Genaro Cabrera has seen his sales quadruple.
SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook on Thursday (Jun 4) began labelling media organisations whose editorial calls may be under the influence of governments
Google sued in a proposed class action accusing the internet search company of illegally invading the privacy of millions of users.
A jump in Boeing shares led Wall Street higher on Wednesday, with investors hopeful of a rebound from a coronavirus-led economic slump amid continuing social unrest in the country.
Key backers of Haftar release joint statement calling 'for parties to fully commit to the political process'.
Let them breathe', foreign ministry spokesman tells US as protests seeking justice for George Floyd's death intensify.
Donald Trump vows to use US. military to halt protests over the death of a black man in police custody.
Asked about welcoming people from city to ‘come here and bring their entrepreneurial creativity’, Secretary of State Pompeo says Washington is ‘considering it’.
Mask-clad worshippers flock to Saudi mosques two months after communal prayers were suspended.
A tanker truck drove into protesters in Minneapolis, but none of the marchers were injured.
The new coronavirus is losing its potency and has become much less lethal, a senior Italian doctor said.
Border closures and movement restrictions are hindering the global supply of illegal drugs.
SpaceX, the private rocket company of billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk, launched two Americans toward orbit from Florida on Saturday
Pope Francis on Saturday urged politicians to divert funds spent on weapons to research to prevent another pandemic, as he led the largest
Israeli police in annexed east Jerusalem on Saturday shot dead a Palestinian with special needs they mistakenly thought was armed with a pistol
Spain's coronavirus death toll rose by four on Saturday (May 30) to 27,125, the Health Ministry said, reflecting a dramatic decline in daily
Thailand reported one new coronavirus case on Saturday and no new deaths, taking the total number of infections to 3,077
President Trump says the U.S. would take a number of steps after China's central government asserted more direct authority over Hong Kong
Offer that could pave way for citizenship comes as China pushes ahead with new national security law for former colonial city
Many Canadians are watching the riots in parts of the United States with shock and horror but Canada also has problems with racism, Prime Minister
Prosecutors in Argentina have opened an investigation into allegations that former president Mauricio Macri spied on political opponents during
WASHINGTON: The United States has revoked Hong Kong's special status under US law, opening the way for the city to be stripped of trading
US News: Deaths from the coronavirus pandemic in the United States are poised to tick over 100,000 on Tuesday even as President Donald Trump congratulated himself.
Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen on Wednesday pledged to draw up a plan to give humanitarian relief to people involved in pro-democracy protests
Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto has admitted damaging ancient Aboriginal rock shelters in the remote Pilbara region.
SpaceX, the private rocket company of billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk, was set to launch two Americans into orbit on Wednesday from Florida on
Police in Hong Kong fired pepper pellets and made 300 arrests as thousands of people took to the streets over national security legislation proposed by China.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's cabinet approved on Wednesday a new $1.1 trillion stimulus package to stop the coronavirus pandemic.
The world's second-most visited nation closed its doors and beaches in March to contain the coronavirus outbreak.
With cat photos and sometimes scathing irony, Mathieu Rebeaud, a Swiss-based researcher in biochemistry, has nearly tripled his Twitter following
Vessels have been warned of potential kidnappings by Abu Sayyaf Group militants in the waters off East Malaysia.
QUITO: Demonstrators defied coronavirus restrictions to march in cities across Ecuador on Monday (May 25) in protest against President Lenin
NEW YORK: A New Jersey used car dealer was criminally charged on Tuesday (May 26) with exploiting the coronavirus pandemic by trying to defraud.
Arrangements will be different whether you're on a Quarantine Order or Stay-Home Notice.
Netanyahu is charged with fraud, breach of trust, and accepting bribes in a series of cases expected to last years.
U.S. President Donald Trump and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday discussed turmoil in Libya and Syria, as well as reopening economies
Government says 10 elephants put down in the past month after they moved into farming areas during harvest season.
Japan’s state of emergency is nearing its end with new cases of the coronavirus dwindling to mere dozens.
A Chinese proposal to impose national security laws on Hong Kong raises fears of direct law enforcement.
Oxford University and AstraZeneca are recruiting around 10,000 adults and children in Britain for trials of an experimental coronavirus vaccine, a
Iran's Supreme Leader on Friday (May 22) denounced Israel as a "tumor" to be eliminated and hailed Tehran's supply of arms to Palestinians
Three women trampled to death outside businessman's warehouse for annual handout to mark holy month of Ramadan.
Canadian e-commerce firm Shopify Inc would keep its offices closed till 2021 and allow most employees to work remotely on a permanent basis after
Security officials say strike on Shahid Rajaee terminal was 'tit-for-tat' after alleged hack in Israel: Washington Post.
Lawyers for the Israeli leader said that due to a requirement for five bodyguards, the hearing would break coronavirus distancing rules.