The numbers show how bad the economy went in the period when we expected it to go badly. They offer some surprises about the countries that are most affected.
The anti-racist protests were followed by the murder of George Floyd, a 46-year-old African American man, after Derek Chauvin, a white police officer knelt on Floyd’s neck for almost nine minutes during the arrest in the previous day.
US battle with COVID-19 The United States now leads…
Today marks the 162nd day since India implemented a nationwide lockdown, to help curb the novel coronavirus pandemic. So far, India has recorded 36,21,245 confirmed COVID-19 cases (yahoo news), including 64,469 deaths.
While the South Asian subcontinent struggles to flatten the coronavirus curve, with India alone reporting 3.23 million cases and taking third place in the world, Sri Lanka provides a glimmer of hope to curb the regular rate of infection.
The China Sea is the “Asian Mediterranean”, but even better is the sea that Beijing considers as a “dry dock” for its ambitions as a global power.
Fair-Trade Independent Tobacco Association (FITA) has been lobbying the government to lift the ban on cigarettes and tobacco sales even before the level 4 National lockdown regulations were announced.
Nicaragua is still one of Latin America’s least developed countries, where access to basic services is a daily challenge. The COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic plus the violence that has prevailed in the last years, job losses, a fall in consumer and business confidence, and a decline in labour-intensive sectors
Southeast Asia is quickly emerging as the Asian epicenter of the United States-China great power competition.
Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, many controversial theories are arguing whether the Virus SARS-CoV-2 is from nature or not.
The Australian government has accused China of undermining their free trade agreement over a series of actions by Beijing against Australian export goods. In the latest stous with its number one trading partner, China has imposed levies of up to 212 per cent on Australian wine exports.
Hundreds of demonstrators angered by a deepening economic crisis rallied across Lebanon.
The European Union is faltering under the constant blows of…
Hundreds of Guatemalans partly burned the Congress building Saturday in a protest demanding the resignation of President Alejandro Giammattei, following the passage of a budget that has sparked outrage in the impoverished Central American nation.
Saudi Arabia’s King Salman delivered a scathing attack on Iran in a speech to the UN General Assembly, urging the international community to find a “comprehensive solution” to what he called Tehran’s “sponsorship of terrorism”.