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Sri Lanka puts off election due to corona virus

Sri Lanka puts off election due to corona virus

20 March, 2020, COLOMBO, (AFP) - Sri Lanka has indefinitely postponed parliamentary elections that were scheduled for next month to…

Up to $200 billion in emergency aid needed for airlines amid pandemic: IATA

Up to $200 billion in emergency aid needed for airlines amid pandemic: IATA

20 March, 2020, GENEVA (AFP) . Up to $200 billion is needed to rescue the world's airlines during the coronavirus…

COVID-19 mortality was 1.4% in outbreak epicentre: study

COVID-19 mortality was 1.4% in outbreak epicentre: study

 20 March, 2020 , PARIS, France, (AFP) - The novel coronavirus proved deadly in 1.4 percent of all people infected…

AB de Villiers finally speaks about his international comeback

AB de Villiers finally speaks about his international comeback

19 Mar. AB de Villiers left the cricketing world in shock when he announced his retirement from international cricket in…

White House seeking $850 bn stimulus package: report

White House seeking $850 bn stimulus package: report

March 18, 2020, WASHINGTON (AFP) - US President Donald Trump will ask Congress to approve a massive $850 billion emergency…

Spain logs nearly 2,000 new cases, as infections top 11,000

Spain logs nearly 2,000 new cases, as infections top 11,000

 March 18, 2020 MADRID, (AFP) - Spain on Tuesday confirmed nearly 2,000 new cases of COVID-19, sending the total spiralling…

Turkey cuts interest rate to 9.75%

Turkey cuts interest rate to 9.75%

18 March, 2020 ANKARA, (AFP) - Turkey's central bank on Tuesday cut its main interest rate again by a full…

UK mobile phone retailer to axe 2,900 jobs

UK mobile phone retailer to axe 2,900 jobs

18 March, 2020, LONDON, (AFP) - UK electricals retailer Dixons Carphone on Tuesday said it would axe 2,900 jobs, blaming…

Copa America postponed from 2020 to 2021 – official

Copa America postponed from 2020 to 2021 – official

18 March, 2020, ASUNCION, (AFP) - This summer's Copa America in Argentina and Colombia was on Tuesday postponed by a…

First coronavirus death confirmed in Brazil: official

First coronavirus death confirmed in Brazil: official

March 18, 2020, SAO PAULO, Brazil, (AFP) - A 62-year-old man has died of the coronavirus in Sao Paulo, Brazil,…

Soccer coach Francisco Garcia dies from coronavirus at age 21

Soccer coach Francisco Garcia dies from coronavirus at age 21

17 Mar. A 21-year-old Spanish soccer coach was killed by the coronavirus while also battling leukemia. Francisco Garcia, a youth…

British PM to lead cross-government drive to battle coronavirus amid criticism

British PM to lead cross-government drive to battle coronavirus amid criticism

17 March, LONDON,   (Xinhua) : British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has pledged to lead a cross-government drive and hold…