Coronavirus pandemic

India's coronavirus death toll crosses 20,000: Live updates

India is battling a sharp increase in deaths and new cases as it eases its nationwide lockdown to protect livelihoods.

Will there be another 16 years of Vladimir Putin in Russia?

Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered amendments that would allow him to remain in power until 2036.

Generation pandemic: India's youth face jobless future

Generation pandemic: India's youth face jobless future

People under 30 have been badly hit by job losses due to COVID-19, eroding one of India's key economic advantages.

Japan's household spending slumps by record amid pandemic

Japan's household spending slumps by record amid pandemic

Household spending slumped 16.2 percent in May from a year earlier, as Japanese tightened their belts.

Nasdaq hits all-time high, Amazon tops $3,000 despite virus surge

Nasdaq hits all-time high, Amazon tops $3,000 despite virus surge

After a record number of COVID-19 cases were recorded over the Fourth of July, Amazon, Uber and Tesla led Wall St gains.

Facebook and Twitter halt data requests on Hong Kong users

Facebook and Twitter halt data requests on Hong Kong users

Pause follows new national security law imposed by China on Hong Kong that makes it easier to arrest protestors.