U.S.-led coalition forces hand K1 military base to Iraqi forces

The international coalition forces, tasked with fighting the Islamic State (IS) militant group, withdrew on Sunday from the K1 military base in Iraq's northern...

Capitalism’s toughest battle yet to come

BY KEREM ALKIN :- In historical terms, we are currently experiencing the largest humanitarian crisis since World War II as the novel coronavirus sweeps the...

President Xi says COVID -19 fight adds urgency to building community with shared future...

BEIJING, March 24 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping said Tuesday night that in the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic the urgency and significance...

UK imposes three-week lockdown amid coronavirus outbreak

ritain on Monday ordered a three-week lockdown to tackle the spread of coronavirus, shutting "non-essential" shops and services, and banning gatherings of more than...

Iran Coronavirus : Hospitals refusing to treat Afghans living in the country

By Ali M Latifi, Roya Heydari:- Fearful of Covid-19 and unable to access healthcare, tens of thousands Afghans are fleeing Iran. But is Afghanistan better...

UK is shut down and government to pay 80% of workers’ wages

Prime Minister Boris Johnson effectively closed down the United Kingdom on Friday, ordering pubs, restaurants, theaters, cinemas and gyms to shut their doors in...

UK supermarket Tesco plans 20,000 more staff to deal with demand

The UK's largest supermarket chain Tesco have announced they are ready to bolster their workforce with an extra 20,000 staff to deal with unprecedented...

Stocks, oil tumble into red again as signs point to looming recession

Global stocks and oil prices resumed their descent as signs of a global recession multiply and virus fears outweigh stimulus hopes. Investors fear packages...

US interest rate cuts to near zero, easing lending rules

The Federal Reserve took emergency action Sunday and slashed its benchmark interest rate by a full percentage point to nearly zero and announced it...

China Central Bank announce rates cuts, frees up about $79 billion for market

China's central bank announced Friday it will cut the reserve requirement ratio (RRR) for some banks effective March 16 to boost lending support for...

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China honors coronavirus victims with 3-minute silence

With air raid sirens wailing and flags at half-mast, China on Saturday held a three-minute nationwide moment of reflection to honor those who have...

Keir Starmer elected new UK Labour leader

Britain's main opposition Labour Party named Keir Starmer, a former director of public prosecutions who opposed the country's exit from the European Union, as...

French embassy condemns ‘test in Africa’ vaccine comments by French doctors

The French embassy in South Africa on Saturday expressed dismay at comments made by French doctors during a television interview in which they discussed testing a...