Archive of 17 May 2020

Italy to reopen shops, restaurants as lockdown eases further

The euro zone's third biggest economy is slowly emerging from more than two months of hibernation, with businesses allowed to gradually go back to...

UK coronavirus death toll rises by 170, lowest increase since March

The increase reported on Sunday was sharply down from the 468 rise in deaths reported 24 hours earlier and the lowest since Britain brought...

Egypt tightens measures during celebrations marking Ramadan’s end

During the fasting month of Ramadan, the curfew ran from 9 pm to 6 am. Eid al-Fitr is normally marked by mass morning prayers,...

US successfully launches unmanned reusable drone for space experiments

The huge Atlas V launch vehicle took off with an earth-shaking roar at 9:14 am (13H14 GMT) to loft the drone, also known as...

NATO chief hails Afghan power deal, urges peace push

Ashraf Ghani, Abdullah Abdullah signed an agreement on Sunday to end a bitter feud that had plunged the country into political crisis for months. BRUSSELS:...

Fed’s Powell: Economy may need vaccine for full recovery

After more than 30 million jobs were destroyed, as businesses were shuttered nationwide, the central bank chief warned it may take time to return...

Lebanon on track to end lockdown despite virus uptick: PM

Diab said that the country would "reopen based on the five-stage plan" as of Monday, referring to a government roadmap aiming to completely lift...

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