Coronavirus pandemic

US: McConnell says economy needs 'another boost' in COVID-19 aid

Nonpartisan analysts say Senate Republicans could lose their majority, which might pressure McConnell to act.

US: McConnell says economy needs 'another boost' in COVID-19 aid

AJ Impact

Rescue of 35 child workers triggers probe in India's factory hub

Children were forced to work 14 hours-a-day and given no days off, according to Tamil Nadu's child welfare committee.

Rescue of 35 child workers triggers probe in India's factory hub

Inside Story

Will the Beirut explosion lead to political change in Lebanon?

Many Lebanese blame decades of corruption and mismanagement for allowing the disaster to happen.

Coronavirus pandemic

WHO warns 'vaccine nationalism' cannot beat coronavirus

UN health agency chief says existence of COVID-19 anywhere puts lives and livelihoods at risk everywhere.

WHO warns 'vaccine nationalism' cannot beat coronavirus

Coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus: What sporting events are affected by the pandemic?

As the virus spreads across the globe, sports bodies are cancelling or postponing events.

Coronavirus: What sporting events are affected by the pandemic?

Coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus pandemic: Which politicians and celebs are affected?

Top politicians, celebrities and sportspeople have been infected as governments take strict measures to curb the virus.

Coronavirus pandemic: Which politicians and celebs are affected?

United States

US top COVID doctor Fauci says his family has received threats

Dr Anthony Fauci has drawn the ire of Trump because of his perceived willingness to contradict the president.

US top COVID doctor Fauci says his family has received threats

China

Timeline: How the new coronavirus spread

More than 18.8 million coronavirus cases confirmed worldwide, with over 708,500 deaths and 11 million recoveries.

Middle East

First coronavirus cases reported in Syria's Al-Hol camp

The vast tent city is home to tens of thousands of displaced people who suffer malnutrition and disease, aid groups say.

First coronavirus cases reported in Syria's Al-Hol camp

United States

Learning 'pods': a new solution to the coronavirus school crisis

Parents are banding together to form education pods for children to learn in groups, but not everyone can afford them.

Learning 'pods': a new solution to the coronavirus school crisis

AJ Impact

US jobless claims head down again, signalling layoffs are slowing

Latest reading suggests the US labour market is improving after two consecutive weeks of rising state jobless claims.

US jobless claims head down again, signalling layoffs are slowing

US & Canada

Millions in US face eviction amid COVID-19 crisis

Help for landlords during the coronavirus crisis is coming to an end but so many people fear they will now struggle to pay rent.

Health

Coronavirus: All you need to know in 500 words

Virus reported to have originated in China's Wuhan has killed more than 700,000 people and infected over 18 million.

Coronavirus pandemic

Which countries have not reported any coronavirus cases?

Coronavirus has been labelled a pandemic but a handful of countries have not yet reported any cases.

Which countries have not reported any coronavirus cases?

Coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus: All you need to know about symptoms and risks

Countries around the world step up efforts to tackle the new coronavirus that has killed hundreds of thousands.