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    COVID-19 CURE: Scientists recommend Asthma plant for Coronavirus symptoms’ treatment

    Some scientists at the University of Ibadan have recommended a plant called Euphorbia Hirta as a herbal alternative to mitigating some of the diseases associated with...

  • Romania further relaxes COVID-19 restrictions

    People walk past reopened terraces of restaurants in Bucharest, Romania, on June 1, 2020. Romania adopted new relaxation measures from June 1, including reopening open-air terraces...

  • Vasco da Gama reports 16 positive COVID-19 cases

    Sixteen Vasco da Gama players have tested positive for the coronavirus amid ongoing debate about whether football should return in Brazil. Vasco said the infected players...

  • United States protests: UN urges restraint, social cohesion

    UN Secretary-General António Guterres has appealed for restraint and social cohesion as violent protests grow across the United States over police brutality. Guterres’ spokesman, Mr Stéphane...

  • Demonstrators clash with police during protest over death of George Floyd in Chicago

    Demonstrators protest over the death of George Floyd in Chicago, the United States, on May 30, 2020. Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot imposed a curfew on the...

  • In pics: protest against death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, United States

    A demonstrator holds his hands in the air as police officers fire tear gas during a protest against the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, the...

  • United States Texas announces prosecution for protest agitators violating federal law

    United States Texas Governor Greg Abbott, along with all four United States attorneys in Texas, announced Monday that individuals coming to Texas from other states to...

  • Floyd: New York City declares curfew

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday imposed a curfew for New York City as protesters of the death of George Floyd prepare for another night of demonstration....

  • Demonstration over death of George Floyd held in Brussels, Belgium

    A boy takes part in a demonstration over the death of George Floyd in central Brussels, Belgium, June 1, 2020. (Xinhua/Zheng Huansong)

  • Primary schools, kindergartens reopens in Greece

    Employees of the Municipality of Athens disinfect a hallway at a primary school in Athens, Greece, May 31, 2020. Primary schools and kindergartens in Greece reopened...

  • Chile’s COVID-19 cases exceed 100,000, death toll hits 1,113

    Chile on Monday reported a total of 105,159 cases of novel coronavirus infection, and 1,113 deaths from the disease. In the past 24 hours ending 9...

  • United States COVID-19 cases top 1.8 mln: Johns Hopkins University

    The number of COVID-19 cases in the United States topped 1.8 million on Monday, reaching 1,808,291 as of 6:33 p.m. (2233 GMT), according to the Center...

  • Spotlight: As restrictions ease further, Europeans mark Children’s Day with messages of hope

    European countries took another step to normalcy on Monday with a further easing of anti-coronavirus restrictions, as part of the continent celebrated the International Children’s Day...

  • Poland scraps school reopening plan as COVID-19 cases top 24,000

    Polish students will not take traditional classes this school year, Education Minister Dariusz Piontkowski said on Monday. Part of the schools will function as daycare centers...

  • Scientists use tree-rings to discover unknown secrets of famous Scottish bell tower

    New research into the building of the bell tower of one of Scotland’s most important and oldest churches has uncovered on Monday previously unknown details about...

  • Roundup: United States manufacturing activity contracts for third straight month amid COVID-19 fallout

    Economic activity in the United States manufacturing sector contracted for the third straight month in May amid mounting COVID-19 fallout, the Institute for Supply Management (ISM)...

  • Primary school students in Slovenia to gradually return to school

    Slovenia further eased restriction measures imposed to contain the novel coronavirus epidemic on Monday. All primary school children will gradually return to their classrooms this week....

  • Curfew ordered in NYC to curb violent protests

    New York City will be under a curfew on Monday night to curb violent protests following the death of black man George Floyd, according to a...

  • COVID-19 diverts resources from noncommunicable diseases — WHO

    COVID-19 has diverted public attention and resources from noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) including diabetes, cancer and hypertension, says the World Health Organisation (WHO). In a new survey...

  • Roundup: Italy records lowest new COVID-19 cases since Feb. 27

    Italy recorded 178 fresh cases of infection from the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, the lowest such figure since Feb. 27, the Civil Protection...

  • Israel launches national clean-up program at cost of 42.9 mln USD

    Israel has launched a national plan for the cleanliness of public spaces in local authorities, the state’s Ministry of Environmental Protection (MoEP) said Monday. According to...

  • Chinese medical team exchanges experiences in fighting COVID-19 with Sudan’s health emergencies committee

    A visiting Chinese medical team on Monday met with members of Sudan’s Higher Committee for Health Emergencies to exchange experiences in combating COVID-19. “The Chinese medical...

  • Man detained for threatening to blow up Metro bridge in Kiev

    Law enforcement officials detained a man who threatened to blow up the Metro bridge in Kiev on Monday, the press service of Ukraine’s police said on...

  • UN chief wants peaceful demonstrations in United States

    UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres wants to see peaceful protests in the United States over the death of George Floyd, and calls for restraint from the authorities...

  • News Analysis: Political ties between Palestine, Israel hard to be disengaged despite Palestinian abolition of bilateral agreements

    The political ties between Israel and Palestine are difficult to be disengaged although the Palestinians announced the abolition of all the agreements reached with Israel in...

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