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 2020-04-08 19:44 

Ecns.cn

First outbound train leaving Hubei from Wuhan reopens service...

Train G431 from Wuhan to Nanning of south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, the first outbound train leaving Hubei Province from Wuhan since the outbound travel restrictions were lifted, reopened its service on Wednesday. Wuhan lifted outbound...

 2020-04-08 19:44 

Press Trust of India

TN reports 48 new COVID19 cases, tally climbs to 738...

(Eds: Adds details) Chennai, Apr 8(PTI): As many as 48 people, including 42returnees from the Delhi Tablighi Jamaat meet, tested positivefor coronavirus in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday, taking the totalnumber of cases to 738, a senior government official said....

 2020-04-08 19:43 

Kuwait News Agency

US confirmed coronavirus cases hits 400,000 - tally...

WASHINGTON, April 8 (KUNA) -- The confirmed coronavirus cases in the US hit 400,000 Wednesday as also over 1,900 deaths were recorded in the last 24 hours. According to Johns Hopkins University tally, the confirmed coronavirus cases reached 400,166 and ab...

 2020-04-08 19:40 

Ynetnews

British PM making 'steady progress' in COVID-19 treatment...
 2020-04-08 19:33 

AFP

England great Jimmy Greaves awaits hospital test results...

Tottenham and England great Jimmy Greaves remains in hospital while he awaits the outcome of tests but his illness is not related to coronavirus, his agent said on Wednesday....

 2020-04-08 19:31 

Kuwait News Agency

Britain suffers 938 coronavirus deaths in one day...

LONDON, April 8 (KUNA) -- Britain's department of health said 938 people died of coronavirus in the past 24 hours to increase total fatalities to 7,097. The department said in a statement 5,491 people tested positive for the virus to raise total infec...

 2020-04-08 19:27 

AP

Trump-Biden election off-limits for US bettors (so far)...

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Double down on Donald, or bet the farm on Biden? Plenty of Americans would like the chance to place a bet on the upcoming presidential election (and sports books would......

 2020-04-08 19:22 

Ecns.cn

Band delivers serenade for medical staff in Mexico...

A mariachi band delivers a serenade for the medical staff of the National Institute of Respiratory Diseases (INER) during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Mexico City, Mexico April 7, 2020....

 2020-04-08 19:21 

Xinhuanet

Xi says China will help Turkey purchase medical supplies...

BEIJING, April 8 (Xinhua) -- China will continue to support Turkey in its fight against the COVID-19 epidemic in line with its needs, and facilitate its purchase of medical supplies in China, Chinese President Xi Jinping said Wednesday in a phone call wit...

 2020-04-08 19:21 

Xinhuanet

Xi says China will continue to support Africa in COVID-19 battle, capacity building...

BEIJING, April 8 (Xinhua) -- China stands ready to continue support for African countries in their battle against the COVID-19 epidemic and help Africa improve its capacity of disease prevention and control, Chinese President Xi Jinping said Wednesday in ...

 2020-04-08 19:21 

Press Trust of India

3-yr-old girl raped in J&K's Ramban...

Banihal/Jammu, Apr 8 (PTI) A three-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her neighbour while she was playing outside her house in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir, a police officer said on Wednesday. The accused, Pawan Singh (18), was arrested and a ca...

 2020-04-08 19:20 

AFP

Tiger enjoys Masters champions dinner 'quarantine style'...

Reigning Masters champion Tiger Woods had a relaxed dinner with loved ones on Tuesday instead of the Masters Champions Dinner he was once scheduled to host Tuesday at Augusta National....

 2020-04-08 19:18 

Reuters Canada

Nasdaq CEO hopeful IPOs will pickup again in second half...

Nasdaq Inc is hopeful initial public offerings will pick up in the second half of 2020, but much depends on how well companies and investors emerge from the coronavirus pandemic, the head of the exchange operator said on Wednesday....

 2020-04-08 19:17 

ANA-MPA

Giannis Antetokounmpo and his family donate surgical masks to city of Zografou...

Giannis Antetokounmpo and his family donated 10,000 surgical masks for the coronavirus pandemic......

 2020-04-08 19:17 

Saudi Press Agency

Pakistani Foreign Minister Discusses Developments of Coronavirus Pandemic with His Malaysian Counterpart...
 2020-04-08 19:17 

Saudi Press Agency

COVID-19 Follow-up Committee Holds Meeting...
 2020-04-08 19:16 

Reuters

[ US ]

U.S. to seize exports of masks and gloves amid coronavirus crisis...

The United States will seize exports of key protective medical gear until it determines whether the equipment should be kept in the country to combat the spread of the new coronavirus, two federal agencies announced on Wednesday....

 2020-04-08 19:14 

BloombergQuint

Paul Singer Warned Employees on Feb. 1 to Prepare for Quarantine...

Paul Singer Warned Employees on Feb. 1 to Prepare for Quarantine...

 2020-04-08 19:14 

Press Trust of India

20 coronavirus hotspots in Delhi sealed: Sisodia...

New Delhi, Apr 8 (PTI) The Delhi government has sealed 20 COVID-19 hotspots in the national capital to combat the spread of the novel virus, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia announced on Wednesday. Talking to reporters after a high-level meeting, he s...

 2020-04-08 19:13 

Reuters

[ US ]

'We'll be a history project': children in the U.S. talk about the coronavirus...

"I feel like 20 years from now, we'll be a history project."...

 2020-04-08 19:12 

dpa

UN chief defends WHO after criticism from Trump, says probe possible...

Top Stories from around the globe brought to you by dpa International....

 2020-04-08 19:11 

Bahrain News Agency

Bernie Sanders suspends 2020 Democratic presidential campaign...
 2020-04-08 19:10 

UPI

Watch: Idaho friends break Guinness record for tennis ball catches in a basket...

An Idaho man teamed up with a friend during coronavirus lockdown to break the Guinness World Record for most tennis balls caught in a basket on the back in one minute....

 2020-04-08 19:10 

AP

'Full House,' Broadway producer Thomas Miller dies at 79...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Thomas L. Miller, who produced a string of hit TV comedies included "Full House" and "Perfect Strangers" before beginning a new chapter as a Broadway producer, has died. He was......

 2020-04-08 19:09 

SANA

Russia: OPCW committed rough violations, its report about Syria untrustworthy...

Moscow, SANA-Russia condemned on Wednesday the work of The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons in Syria, affirming that it has committed rough violations of the basic principle of its work in its "unreliable report" about Syria. &...

 2020-04-08 19:06 

Reuters Canada

Canada bank CEOs see bigger economic challenges from COVID-19 than financial crisis...

The coronavirus pandemic...

 2020-04-08 19:06 

Press Trust of India

Over 800 lockdown-related calls received in 24 hours...

New Delhi, Apr 8 (PTI) The Delhi police received 838 calls on their helpline number in the past 24 hours seeking assistance in resolving issues due to the lockdown over the novel coronavirus pandemic, officials said on Wednesday. Till 2 pm on Wednesday, 8...

 2020-04-08 19:06 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Arab News ]

Sultan of Oman pardons 599 prisoners...
 2020-04-08 19:05 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

HRH Premier congratulated by Bahraini Ambassador to Oman...
 2020-04-08 19:05 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

HRH Premier congratulated by Palestinian Ambassador...
 2020-04-08 19:03 

Bahrain News Agency

Washington fights to enforce distancing and braces for looming surge...
 2020-04-08 19:02 

Reuters Africa

Italy PM rebuffs employers' call to ease coronavirus lockdown...

Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Wednesday that Italy must stick with its rigid lockdown to try to curb the COVID-19 epidemic, rejecting calls from businesses to reopen factories....

 2020-04-08 19:02 

Press Trust of India

19 cases reported on single day in Andhra Pradesh: Govt...

(EDS: Updating with details) Amaravati, Apr 8 (PTI): Coronavirus cases continuedtheir upward surge in Andhra Pradesh with 19 more reported onWednesday, taking the total to 348, state government said. At the same time, three patients recovered and gotdisch...

 2020-04-08 19:01 

BloombergQuint

Trump Tells Aides He Opposes Cutting Oil Company Royalties...

Trump Tells Aides He Opposes Cutting Oil Company Royalties...

 2020-04-08 19:00 

BloombergQuint

Zoom Says Platform Is as Safe as Peers, Boosts Privacy Tools...

Zoom Says Platform Is as Safe as Peers, Boosts Privacy Tools...

 2020-04-08 19:00 

Press Trust of India

Jaishankar discusses COVID-19 crisis with Spanish FM...

New Delhi, Apr 8 (PTI) External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Wednesday held a telephonic conversation with his Spanish counterpart Arancha Gonz lez during which the two leaders agreed that effective coronavirus response requires global cooperation. Th...

 2020-04-08 19:00 

Bahrain News Agency

Sanders drops 2020 bid, leaving Biden as likely nominee...
 2020-04-08 19:00 

Reuters

[ UK ]

VIX futures point to coronavirus worries for months to come...

Investors are betting on stocks to remain volatile well into the year, suggesting that many expect the long-term economic and public health impact of the pandemic caused by the novel coronavirus to continue roiling markets despite a recent rally....

 2020-04-08 18:59 

Reuters

[ World ]

France's coronavirus daily hospital death toll slows...

The number of people who died from coronavirus infections in French hospitals climbed by 8% in a day to a cumulative total of 7,632, state health agency director Jerome Salomon told a news conference on Wednesday....

 2020-04-08 18:59 

Reuters

[ World ]

France to extend its lockdown again, will run beyond April 15: Elysee...

France will extend its national lockdown put in place to contain the spread of the new coronavirus for a second time, meaning it will run beyond April 15, the French presidential palace said on Wednesday....

 2020-04-08 18:59 

Press Trust of India

PTI tally of COVID-19 cases and deaths in India at 9pm...

(Eds: Updating with latest numbers) New Delhi, Apr 8 (PTI) Following is a state-wise tally of the number of COVID-19 cases and deaths in India at 9pm as per information provided by respective governments. State/UT Confirmed Discharged Deaths--------------...

 2020-04-08 18:58 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Oil futures rise on hopes of production cuts...

Oil prices strengthened ahead of their settlement on Wednesday, buoyed by hopes that OPEC and its allies will strike a production cut agreement, shrugging off bearish signals from surging U.S. crude inventories....

 2020-04-08 18:58 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Swiss drive-through garden centre aims to nurture jobs during coronavirus...

A Swiss entrepreneur has opened a drive-through garden centre in the hopes of nurturing employment rather than profits during the novel coronavirus epidemic....

 2020-04-08 18:58 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Lufthansa CEO says it's seeking state aid in Germany, other countries...

Lufthansa will seek state aid in Germany, Switzerland, Belgium and Austria as the coronavirus crisis that forced it to ground almost all of its planes will persist longer than feared, the German airline's chief executive said....

 2020-04-08 18:58 

Reuters

[ World ]

Lufthansa CEO says it's seeking state aid in Germany, other countries...

Lufthansa will seek state aid in Germany, Switzerland, Belgium and Austria as the coronavirus crisis that forced it to ground almost all of its planes will persist longer than feared, the German airline's chief executive said....

 2020-04-08 18:57 

Yonhap News

Satellite imagery suggests dummy missile test at N.K. shipyard: U.S. monitor...

WASHINGTON, April 8 (Yonhap) -- Commercial satellite imagery suggests that North Korea rec......

 2020-04-08 18:57 

BloombergQuint

Turkey to Temporarily Ban Layoffs With Virus Cases Near 40,000...

Turkey to Temporarily Ban Layoffs With Virus Cases Near 40,000...

 2020-04-08 18:57 

Reuters

Valorant closed beta breaks Twitch streaming marks...

Valorant is off to a record-setting start on Twitch.'...

 2020-04-08 18:57 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Air France KLM will get "massive" state support - French finance minister...

The French government is prepared to provide...

 2020-04-08 18:57 

Reuters

Air France KLM will get "massive" state support - French finance minister...

The French government is prepared to provide "massive support" to Air France KLM to help the French-Dutch air carrier make it through the current downturn, France's finance minister said on Wednesday.'...

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