Coronavirus: UK COVID-19 deaths increase by 155 as Leicester lockdown tightens

The number of people who have died with coronavirus in the UK has increased by 155, according to government figures.A total of 43,730 people are recorded as dying with COVID-19 in hospitals, care homes and the wider community as of 5pm on Monday, up

Coronavirus: UK COVID-19 deaths increase by 155 as Leicester lockdown tightens

Coronavirus: Global COVID-19 deaths pass half a million as North and South America struggle to overcome first wave

Global deaths from coronavirus have surpassed 500,000, as some countries continue to grapple with the first wave.More than 10 million global COVID-19 cases have been reported, according to the latest official figures, with the respiratory infection b

Coronavirus: Global COVID-19 deaths pass half a million as North and South America struggle to overcome first wave

Identity politics during COVID-19: Ways forward

Most countries were hardly prepared to face the speed and invincibility with which COVID-19 spread. The Chinese city of Wuhan was the first to see the outbreak emerge in late 2019; by Jan. 25, 2020, more than 10 countries had been affected with more

COVID-19: Russia-ASEAN strategic partnership in action

On June 17, foreign ministers of ASEAN member states and Russia held a special meeting via video conference to discuss current tasks on countering unprecedented challenges of the coronavirus pandemic and its adverse impact on the political and econo

Coronavirus: Scotland reports no COVID-19 deaths for third day running

Scotland has reported no new deaths of people who had tested positive for coronavirus for the third day running.First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, who has said the country is close to achieving the "total elimination" of COVID-19, expressed "enormous re

Coronavirus: Scotland reports no COVID-19 deaths for third day running

Coronavirus: No new COVID-19 deaths reported in Scotland for second day running

Scotland has reported no new deaths of people who had tested positive for coronavirus for the second day in a row.It comes after First Minister Nicola Sturgeon declared Scotland was working towards "total elimination" of COVID-19, having noted that F

Coronavirus: No new COVID-19 deaths reported in Scotland for second day running

ASEAN, migrant workers and the COVID-19 crisis

This weekend ASEAN will hold a high-level conference that will be participated by all heads of government from the 10 ASEAN member countries, with focus likely to be given to concerted efforts to handle the COVID-19 pandemic.The leaders had previo

ASEAN, migrant workers and the COVID-19 crisis

Coronavirus: UK reports 186 more COVID-19 deaths as daily count rises by more than a fifth

Another 186 people have died with coronavirus in the UK - an increase in the daily count of more than a fifth compared to 24 hours earlier.The Department of Health and Social Care reported a further 186 fatalities in all settings across the UK on Fri

Coronavirus: UK reports 186 more COVID-19 deaths as daily count rises by more than a fifth

Will COVID-19 pandemic oust failing leaders around the world?

The pandemic has been a trial for democracies worldwide. In well-running ones, it has been a test of self-restraint as people have been told to stay at home and limit their activities in public in the absence of repressive and confining lockdowns.I

Solidarity needed to stop COVID increasing illicit drug threats to poor and vulnerable

More people are using drugs, and more illicit drugs are available than ever. The COVID-19 crisis has exposed our fragility, with health systems strained and social safety nets stretched to the limit. The economic downturn caused by the global pandem