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covid in USA: Covid hits USA badly: Hello from my bunker to yours

I write to you from the hardest hit country in the world. The graph of death and infection keeps climbing, the pandemic’s peaks and plateaus...

Countries facing pressure to loosen coronavirus restrictions

TOKYO: South Korean officials warned Monday that hard-earned progress fighting the coronavirus pandemic could be upset by new infections at bars and leisure spots, highlighting...

Crude Oil Prices: Oil price war ends with historic Opec+ deal to cut production

By Javier Blas, Salma El Wardany and Grant Smith The world’s top oil producers pulled off a historic deal to cut global petroleum output by...

oil deal: Oil price & Opec++: Why grand output cut deal won’t last long

By Julian Lee After two days of high drama, low farce and long periods of tedium, the OPEC+ group of countries, led by Saudi Arabia...

Trump played down coronavirus crisis amid warnings from intelligence, health officials: NYT

NEW YORK: US President Donald Trump was warned about the potential for a pandemic but he repeatedly played down the seriousness of the virus and...

India to export hydroxychloroquine only to foreign governments and not to private companies: Sources

New Delhi: India will export anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine, high in demand globally, only to foreign governments and not to private companies, as the product is...

Trump says he will look into pardoning ‘Tiger King’ star Joe Exotic

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Donald Trump: Trump thanks India on HCQ decision, says will not be forgotten

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump on Wednesday thanked India for Prime Minister Narendra Modi‘s decision to allow the export of malaria drug Hydroxychloroquine to the...

Donald Trump removes top coronavirus watchdog, widens attack on inspectors general

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump removed the inspector general (IG) who was to oversee the government’s $2.3 trillion coronavirus response, a spokeswoman for the official’s office...

US coronavirus death projection lowered, New York fears undercount

NEW YORK: US officials warned Americans to expect alarming numbers of coronavirus deaths this week, even as an influential university model on Wednesday scaled back...

Donald Trump: Trump changes course, backs India’s position on hydroxychloroquine

New Delhi: US President Donald Trump did a u-turn a day after suggesting retaliation against India by praising Delhi and pointed out that Prime Minister...

Donald Trump says WHO is China-centric, ‘really blew it’ on coronavirus

WASHINGTON: U.S. President Donald Trump sharply criticized the World Health Organization on Tuesday, accusing it of being too focused on China and issuing bad advice...

Hydroxychloroquine: India relaxes ban on exports of paracetamol, hydroxychloroquine

New Delhi: India relaxed a ban on exports of paracetamol and hydroxychloroquine (HCQ), both used in Covid-19 therapies, and placed them in the licensed category....

Donald Trump removes watchdog tapped for $2.2 trillion coronavirus rescue oversight

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump has removed the inspector general tapped to chair a special oversight board of the $2.2 trillion economic package intended to help...

OPEC oil deal: Big Opec+ oil output cuts depend on US, others joining

LONDON/MOSCOW: Saudi Arabia, Russia and allied oil producers will only agree to deep cuts to their crude output at talks this week if the United...

Trump’s aggressive advocacy of malaria drug for treating coronavirus divides medical community

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump made a rare appearance in the Situation Room on Sunday as his pandemic task force was meeting, determined to talk about...

India calls for depoliticising issue of exports of key anti-covid drugs

NEW DELHI: India on Tuesday called for depoliticising the issue of exports of key drugs essential for fight against COVID-19 in the backdrop of US...

US Economy Coronavirus: US is nowhere close to reopening the economy, experts say

WASHINGTON — How long can we keep this up? It is still very early in the U.S. effort to snuff a lethal pandemic by shutting...

COVID-19: US braces for ‘9/11, Pearl Harbor moments’, warns top doctor

Washington: Americans are bracing for the “hardest and saddest” week of their lives with tragedies similar to the 9/11 attacks and the Pearl Harbour bombing,...

Boris Johnson News: British PM Boris Johnson still in hospital with persistent coronavirus symptoms

LONDON: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was in hospital in London for tests on Monday suffering persistent coronavirus symptoms 10 days after testing positive for...

boris johnson: UK PM Boris Johnson hospitalised for tests after persistent coronavirus symptoms

LONDON: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was admitted to hospital for tests on Sunday after suffering persistent coronavirus symptoms 10 days after testing positive for...

Covid-19 battle: Govt may Lift Hydroxychloroquine export ban

New Delhi: India may consider relaxing restrictions on the export of hydroxychloroquine, used for Covid-19 treatment, a day after US president Donald Trump publicly appealed...

COVID-19: Govt tightens export ban norms for anti-malarial drug hydroxycloroquine

NEW DELHI: The government has tightened the export ban norms on anti-malarial drug hydroxycloroquine by including special economic zones (SEZs) under its prohibition ambit to...

‘Going to be a lot of death’ in US next week from coronavirus: Donald Trump

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump told Americans to brace for a big spike in coronavirus fatalities in the coming days, as the country faces what he...

View: In times of a crisis, we need free press more than ever

Should the government have the power to curb the media in the face of a pandemic? As the casualty count from the coronavirus grows, this...