Governments around the world are wrestling with when and how to lift economically painful virus-control measures as unemployment rises and rent payments come due.
As governments grapple with when and how to reopen their countries for business, the IMF projected that the world economy will suffer its worst year since the Great Depression.
The meeting in Glasgow would have been held five years after the 2015 Paris climate accord. Countries that signed the agreement were expected to provide an update on their efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions that are blamed for global…
Italy, Iran and the United States reported soaring new death tolls as the coronavirus pandemic marched relentlessly across the globe.
Streets, squares and highways are deserted in many parts of the world as curfews and lockdowns multiply in the face of a rapidly advancing virus that is severely straining health systems.
Spain officially became the fourth-most infected country in the world, surpassing South Korea as its arc of contagion curved higher.
Nations such as the Gambia, Pakistan and the Comoros islands could lose more than half their beaches. Big countries like Australia, the United States and China will lose the most in absolute terms.
“We are working on the assumption that it was a deliberate act,” police spokesman Henning Hinn said, but added that further details of the driver's motives weren't yet known.
Germany's top security official said authorities would step up the police presence throughout the country and keep a closer watch on mosques and other sites, in a first reaction to the rampage.
Authorities say a 43-year-old German who posted a rant calling for the "complete extermination" of various races and cultures shot and killed nine people, most of them Turkish.
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