UN chief is particularly concerned about the situation in Africa.
President Donald Trump finally leveled with America about the desperate reality of the coronavirus pandemic, warning of cruel weeks to come in one of the most chilling White House moments in modern history.
A 13-year-old boy who tested positive for coronavirus has died, a London hospital trust has said.
Iran's death toll from the coronavirus outbreak has passed 3,000, after 138 deaths were recorded in the past 24 hours.
MOSCOW - Russian energy giant Gazprom said on Wednesday it has restarted natural gas deliveries to China following the completion of regular maintenance at the Power of Siberia pipeline.
LONDON - Oil slid to $25 a barrel on Wednesday, within sight of its lowest in 18 years, as a report showing a big rise in U.S. inventories and a widening rift within OPEC heightened oversupply concerns.
SEOUL - The commander of U.S. troops in South Korea on Wednesday called for negotiators to quickly resolve a cost-sharing dispute that has put more than 4,000 local workers on unpaid leave, with South Korean officials suggesting an agreement could come soon.
NEW YORK/ LOS ANGELES - The U.S. government raced on Tuesday to build hundreds of makeshift hospitals near major cities as healthcare systems were pushed to capacity, and sometimes beyond, by the coronavirus pandemic.
SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) - China will start releasing information from Wednesday on coronavirus patients who show no disease symptoms, ordering them into quarantine for 14 days, a health official said, after the mainland witnessed its first rise in infections in five days.