Sichuan Airlines' Cairo-Chengdu flight suspended after 6 test positive for virus
China's civil aviation regulator ordered on Wednesday an one-week suspension of a Sichuan Airlines flight from Cairo to Chengdu in an effort to prevent imported COVID-19 cases.
China announces countermeasures against U.S. oppression of Chinese media
Four U.S. media organizations have been required to declare to China, in written form, information including their staff, finances, operations, and real estate owned by them in China within seven days, starting from Wednesday.
WHO says living with COVID-19 to be new normal as global cases top 10 mln
The chief of the World Health Organization (WHO) said Monday that all countries living with COVID-19 will be the new normal in the coming months, as the pandemic had already infected more than 10 million people worldwide, including nearly 500,000 deaths.
The Barcelona COVID-19 discovery questions prevailing assumptions
The team at the University of Barcelona had been testing sewage since April in order to identify new potential outbreaks of the virus and subsequently found what they believe to be its genome from that a sample over a year ago.
Trump's ex-national security adviser John Bolton's memoir released
The memoir of John Bolton, U.S. President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, was released on Tuesday, days after a federal judge denied the Trump administration's request to block its publication.
New York City moves into phase two of reopening
New York City entered phase two of reopening on Monday, marking a major milestone of the city's fight against COVID-19.
Trump extends sanctions on DPRK for 1 year
U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday extended existing U.S. sanctions on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) for another year, citing the risk of the DPRK’s nuclear weapons and the threat of its behavior to U.S. national security.
China-India border situation "overall stable, controllable"
China said Thursday the situation in China-India border areas is overall stable and controllable.
U.S. Senate Republicans unveil bill on police reform
U.S. Senate Republicans unveiled a bill on police reform Wednesday. The proposal, spearheaded by Senator Tim Scott of South Carolina, seeks to ban the use of chokeholds and includes new accountability and reporting requirements.
Mexico nominates its candidate for next WTO chief
Mexico nominated its veteran trade official Jesus Seade for the next Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO), thus becoming the first member state to announce its candidate for the post as WTO officially launched the selection process on Monday.