Pence cancels some political events because of virus spikes

WASHINGTON – Vice-President Mike Pence called off campaign events in Florida and Arizona this coming week…

how US politicians are turning coronavirus reduction measures into political acts

I would love to partake, especially in the margaritas, but it doesn’t feel like the right…

US Coronavirus: face masks deepen political divide | USA News

For thousands of people gathered in Tulsa, Oklahoma on Saturday for President Donald Trump’s first political…

Serbs to vote amid virus concerns, political divisions

Serbia is holding a parliamentary vote this weekend that takes place amid concerns over the continuing…

Coronavirus: How pandemic turned political in Brazil

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Despite the pandemic, Mr Bolsonaro’s core base continues to support…

Canada’s political consensus over coronavirus aid programs starts to fray

OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canada’s political consensus over help for those hit by the coronavirus outbreak began…

COVID-19 shows why political and economic power needs to be moved away from capital cities ǀ View

As the COVID-19 crisis continues, it is becoming clearer that the centralisation of resources is a…

Brazil’s political rivals unite to oppose Bolsonaro and ‘defend life, freedom and democracy’ amid spiralling coronavirus crisis

Prominent Brazilians from across the political spectrum have launched a manifesto urging officials to shield the…

Bolsonaro joins protesters as Brazil political scandal heats up amid pandemic

Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro reacts during a meeting with supporters protesting in his favor in front…

Coronavirus offers Hong Kong an opportunity to turn its back on protest violence and heal its political rift

Norwegian sociologist Johan Galtung, founder of the Peace Research Institute Oslo, is the doyen of peace…

Coronavirus: China begins key political event delayed by COVID-19 pandemic | World News

China’s president Xi Jinping held a silent tribute to victims of coronavirus at the start of the…

COVID-19 has created a political vacuum. Whoever fills it will determine our future ǀ View

There is a certain comradely beauty in the fact that we all are dealing with the…

China kicks off key political event delayed by coronavirus pandemic

BEIJING (AP) — China began its most important political event of the year on Thursday after…

Covid-19 wrap | China opens top political meeting, and 100 infections in French slaughterhouse

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China kicks off key political event delayed by pandemic

China has begun its most important political event of the year after a two-month delay because…

Brazil, Once a Model, Struggles to Contain Virus Amid Political Turmoil

Thronged banks. Packed subway cars. Buses full of President Jair Bolsonaro’s fervent supporters, heading to rallies…

Pandemic planning becomes political weapon as deaths mount

WASHINGTON (AP) — For the first three years of his presidency, Donald Trump did not publicly…

Texas begins to reopen after Covid-19 quarantine – but political controversy and health risks await | US news

Tim Handren, the chief executive of Santikos Entertainment, a small cinema chain in San Antonio, admits…

Midwesterners were already doubting Trump. Covid could seal his political fate | US news

Drake Custer is a union man who, along with about 30 of his buddies, had an…

Coronavirus economic shocks could prove catalyst for Erdoğan’s political decline | World news

Turkey’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, is a populist juggernaut, fond of suggesting that his leadership is…

Face masks make a political statement in era of coronavirus

WASHINGTON – The decision to wear a mask in public is becoming a political statement —…

China calls Hong Kong protesters a ‘political virus’ | World news

Beijing’s top political office in Hong Kong has called protesters a “political virus” and said the…

‘Political virus’: China rounds on Hong Kong protesters | Hong Kong protests News

China’s Hong Kong Affairs office on Wednesday condemned Hong Kong protesters as a “political virus”, warning…

Indian news media fight virus on financial, political fronts

NEW DELHI — India’s news publishers face a delicate balancing act as they look to offset…

Bolsonaro’s ‘so what’ response to coronavirus deaths is the latest in his spiraling political crisis

On Tuesday night, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro met with reporters in Brasília. The country had surpassed…

Amid Pandemic, Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro Faces Political Crisis : NPR

As Brazil’s president down plays the coronavirus threat — despite a sharp uptick in death —…

Coronavirus: China sets date for delayed political gathering in sign of confidence that virus is contained

China has set a date for a major political gathering next month after delaying it for weeks…

Virus forces China to rethink Xi’s annual political pageant

Beijing – China’s decision to resume annual parliamentary sessions delayed by the coronavirus outbreak was initially…

Bolsonaro undermined Brazil’s coronavirus response. Now there’s a political crisis.

On April 19, the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, completed construction of a 500-bed field…

Trump accused of exploiting coronavirus stimulus package for political gain as cheques arrive with letter signed by the president

Cheques sent to US citizens as part of the government’s coronavirus stimulus package are arriving with…