Ryanair used its return to a more regular schedule on Wednesday to pile pressure on its home market of Ireland to ease travel restrictions in … Read more
Kazakhstan will implement a second, softer lockdown for two weeks from July 5 to help combat a surge in coronavirus cases, the government said on … Read more
China says it is committed with 11 other countries to ensuring well functioning supply chains despite the pandemic, according to a statement from the Commerce … Read more
Emirates, one of the world’s biggest long-haul airlines, has processed close to 650,000 refunds over the past two months, refunding over 1.9 billion dirhams ($517 … Read more
Some governments in Europe and Asia said they have enough of Gilead’s COVID-19 anti-viral remdesivir for now despite fears of shortages since the U.S. drugmaker … Read more
Russia has extended a moratorium on international flights until Aug. 1, the RBC business daily reported on Thursday.
Russia, which has so far recorded more … Read more
The Middle East has recorded a million cases of Covid-19, and is at a “critical threshold”, the World Health Organisation has warned.
The global health … Read more
Microsoft to help 25 million people worldwide acquire new digital skills needed for the COVID-19 economy
Microsoft Corp. this week announced a new global skills initiative aimed at bringing more digital skills to 25 million people worldwide by the end of … Read more
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Germany increased by 503 to 195,228, data from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious diseases showed on … Read more
Thailand on Thursday reported six new coronavirus cases, all of which were imported from abroad, marking 38 successive days without any domestic transmission.
The new … Read more
Tokyo confirmed more than 100 more novel coronavirus infections on Thursday, public broadcaster NHK said, the highest daily tally in two months in the city … Read more
Qantas has confirmed that it won’t fly internationally at all this year, in a major blow to all those hoping to reach Australia any time … Read more
Global tourism revenues are expected to fall by up to $3.3 trillion due to COVID-19 restrictions, with the United States standing to lose the most, … Read more
The British government will effectively ditch its air bridge plans and simply end the quarantine rules for those arriving from 75 countries so that people … Read more
Australian police set up suburban checkpoints in new coronavirus hotspots in Melbourne on Thursday as authorities struggled to contain new outbreaks in the country’s second-largest … Read more
A COVID-19 vaccine developed by German biotech firm BioNTech and U.S. pharmaceutical giant Pfizer has shown potential and was found to be well tolerated in … Read more
Austria has issued travel warnings for the whole of the Western Balkans, as the European Union added two of the six states in the region … Read more
United Arab Emirates authorities on Wednesday said residents and citizens were not yet allowed to travel abroad for tourism and leisure purposes and all travel … Read more
Nations who fail to use every mechanism available to combat the still-raging novel coronavirus will struggle to beat it, the World Health Organization (WHO) said … Read more
Governors of U.S. states hit hardest by the resurgent coronavirus halted or reversed steps to reopen their economies on Wednesday, led by California, the … Read more
New Zealand’s embattled Health Minister resigned on Thursday after security slip-ups at quarantine facilities where the coronavirus was detected just days after officials declared it … Read more
A view of a fresco paint, by street artist Amandine Lesay, paying tribute to all the medical workers, next to the Etterbeek-Ixelles site of the … Read more
A British employers group demanded immediate action from finance minister Rishi Sunak after a record deterioration in business in the April-June period.
The British Chambers … Read more
Gold prices in India hit an all-time high on Wednesday, tracking a global rally, as surging coronavirus cases in many countries raised the metal’s safe-haven … Read more
The lion statue in front of the 42nd street New York Public Library adorns a protective mask to remind the public to wear masks during … Read more
French diagnostics company Eurofins Technologies announced on Wednesday the launch of new devices aimed at testing for the presence of COVID-19, the respiratory disease caused … Read more
Greece should prepare for a “very difficult” tourist season, the country’s prime minister has said. Tourism officials say the country – which usually makes around … Read more
Brazil’s military delivered protective supplies and medicines this week by helicopter to isolated Amazon indigenous communities bordering Venezuela and tested frightened members for COVID-19.
None … Read more
US Democrat Joe Biden has said he will not hold presidential campaign rallies during the coronavirus pandemic.
“This is the most unusual campaign, I … Read more
The number of new coronavirus infections in Slovakia jumped back up to 20 on Wednesday, the highest daily figure since a week ago and the … Read more
The COVID crisis has shown how essential the media’s mission is, Pope Francis said Tuesday.
“The experience of these last months has shown how … Read more
The British government will set out its plans for air bridges later this week that will allow people to go on holiday to certain countries … Read more
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Germany increased by 466 to 194,725, data from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious diseases showed on … Read more
Brazil registered 1,280 additional COVID-19 deaths on Tuesday, bringing the country’s confirmed death toll to 59,594, according to Health Ministry data.
Total confirmed cases … Read more
A view of a test kit at Germany’s first walk-in test centre for coronavirus (COVID-19) at an airport at Frankfurt International Airport, Germany.
Germany’s first … Read more
Direct flights from Britain and Sweden to Greece will not be allowed until July 15, Greek authorities said, adding that they would use EU guidelines … Read more
The state of New South Wales in Australia on Wednesday announced 14 new coronavirus cases, but all are travellers currently in hotel quarantine, state … Read more
The US has bought up almost the entire global supply of one of two drugs used to treat coronavirus.
Remdesivir, which was developed to treat … Read more
More than 10.48 million people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus globally and 509,980 have died, according to a Reuters tally. … Read more
Airbus is cutting 15,000 jobs within a year, including 900 already earmarked in Germany, saying its future is at stake after the coronavirus outbreak paralysed … Read more
New Zealand has reported a second consecutive day of no new cases of Covid-19, according to health officials.
There are 22 active cases of the … Read more
Authorities on Tuesday ordered the lockdown of 36 suburbs in Australia’s second biggest city Melbourne to stop a spike in coronavius cases, a dramatic … Read more
Updated 1304 – One new case, seven recoveries
There was one new, symptomatic and sporadic case of coronavirus in Malta in the past 24 hours, … Read more
Mexican airline Aeromexico announced it had begun restructuring under Chapter 11 proceedings, the latest Latin American airline to run into serious trouble as the … Read more
Top disease researcher Dr Anthony Fauci has told the US Senate that he “would not be surprised” if new virus cases in the country reach … Read more
Cirque du Soleil, the producer of a number of world popular acrobatic shows, has filed for bankruptcy.
The company, which is based in Canada, pinpointed… Read more