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Russian president Vladimir Putin with chief physician Denis Protsenko during a visit to a hospital treating coronvirus patients on the outskirts of Moscow on March 24th. Photograph: Alexey Druzhinin/Kremlin/Reuters

Moscow has flown medical equipment to the United States in a show of “solidarity” in the fight against coronavirus, but critics called the move a cyni(...)

A woman walks past a portrait of Chinese president Xi Jinping in Shanghai. Photograph: Aly Song/File Photo/Reuters

It is difficult to know the future implications of a moment in history while you are still living through it. But one of the most striking indication(...)

Vials containing solution for the testing of the Covid-19 virus. The death toll from the virus has continued to rise as the pandemic tightens its grip on Europe. Photograph: Angel Garcia/Bloomberg

Trade chiefs of the world’s 20 largest economies (G20) pledged to try to keep supply chains open as the world fights to contain the coronavirus pandem(...)

 A quiet Wicklow Street in Dublin city centre on Thursday, closed due to the Covid-19 outbreak. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Euro zone leaders failed to reach agreement on Thursday night on additional borrowing tools to help countries finance their response to the coronaviru(...)

South African president Cyril Ramaphosa: as coronavirus tally rose 218 cases in 24 hours, he said, “We fear that it might rise much further than that.”  Photograph:  Phill Magakoe

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in South Africa has risen to more than 900 on the eve of an unprecedented lockdown being implemented by the (...)

A customer has her temperature checked at the entrance of a supermarket in Milan, Italy, on Tuesday. Photograph: Marco Ottico/EPA

The coronavirus pandemic has infected more than 382,000 people worldwide, with at least 16,500 deaths. Leaders from the Group of 20 major economies w(...)

Saudi crown prince  Mohammed bin Salman’s record as Saudi Arabia’s de facto leader has not inspired confidence. Photograph: Pavel Golovkin/Pool/File

Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman has initiated a new round of purges of potential royal challengers with the aim of clearing his path to the suc(...)

The OECD called on governments to act “swiftly and forcefully” to combat the health and economic effects of Covid-19,   calling for supportive monetary and fiscal policies to restore confidence

The OECD sounded the alarm about coronavirus on Monday, warning that it could halve global economic growth this year from its previous forecast. The (...)

Austrian federal rail operator, ÖBB, denied entry to a train from Italy on suspicion that two travellers might be infected with the coronavirus, the interior ministry said on Sunday. Photograph: iStock

Austria suspended train services over the Alps to Italy for about four hours late on Sunday before restarting them after two travellers tested negativ(...)

Workers from a disinfection service company sanitize a street in front of a branch of the Shincheonji Church of Jesus the Temple of the Tabernacle of the Testimony where a woman known as “Patient 31” attended a service in Daegu, South Korea. Photograph: Yonhap/Reuters

The coronavirus has infected hundreds of people in Chinese prisons, authorities said on Friday, contributing to a jump in reported cases beyond the e(...)

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