Virginia Pietromarchi

Virginia Pietromarchi

Coronavirus pandemic

LIVE: WHO says 'vaccine nationalism' cannot beat the coronavirus

'For the world to recover fast, it has to recover together': UN health agency urges states to share potential vaccine.

LIVE: WHO says 'vaccine nationalism' cannot beat the coronavirus

Migrants

'EU dignity has drowned': Body left in the sea despite NGO pleas

Unidentified body left in Mediterranean for almost 3 weeks despite requests by rescue group to Libya, Italy and Malta.

'EU dignity has drowned': Body left in the sea despite NGO pleas

Iran

Iranians take social media by storm to halt executions

'Unprecedented' online reaction against Supreme Court's decision to uphold the death penalty for three young protesters.

Iranians take social media by storm to halt executions

Health

WHO warns coronavirus crisis could worsen: Live updates

'Too many countries are headed in the wrong direction' as global cases near 13 million, WHO director warns.

WHO warns coronavirus crisis could worsen: Live updates

Coronavirus pandemic

US coronavirus death toll passes 130,000: Live updates

The world's hardest hit, both in cases and deaths, the US has experienced a resurgence of the disease since June.

US coronavirus death toll passes 130,000: Live updates

Coronavirus pandemic

Brazil coronavirus death toll passes 60,000: Live updates

Brazil registered 1,038 deaths in the past 24 hours as the pandemic worsens in country with second-highest fatalities.

Brazil coronavirus death toll passes 60,000: Live updates

Coronavirus pandemic

WHO says worst of pandemic 'yet to come': Coronavirus latest

The WHO warns the pandemic 'is not even close to being over', as the number of deaths worldwide exceeds 500,000.

WHO says worst of pandemic 'yet to come': Coronavirus latest

Coronavirus pandemic

NY area to quarantine visitors from US coronavirus hotspots: Live

As cases in the US keep surging, governors of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut issue travel advisory.

NY area to quarantine visitors from US coronavirus hotspots: Live

Coronavirus pandemic

Judge orders Bolsonaro to wear mask: Coronavirus live updates

In other news, Germany places two districts under lockdown as report says EU may bar US travellers.

Judge orders Bolsonaro to wear mask: Coronavirus live updates

Coronavirus pandemic

WHO sees 'green shoots of hope' in coronavirus pandemic: Live

Despite cases still accelerating globally, WHO chief says steroid-based treatment holds promise in fight against virus.

WHO sees 'green shoots of hope' in coronavirus pandemic: Live

Italy

Pressure on Italy to scrap planned arms deal with Egypt

Activists decry move to sell two frigates to Egypt even as 2016 murder of Italian student near Cairo remains unresolved.

Pressure on Italy to scrap planned arms deal with Egypt

Coronavirus pandemic

France declares 'first victory' against coronavirus: Live updates

All of mainland France to go into a 'green zone' lower state of alert, allowing cafes and restaurants to fully reopen.

France declares 'first victory' against coronavirus: Live updates