Hong Kong political crisis deepens despite protest lull during pandemic

Hong Kong – A roundup of Hong Kong pro-democracy activists and a row over the powers…

China says Australia call for COVID-19 probe is political maneuvering

FILE PHOTO: Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang takes a question from a journalist during the…

Resetting the political calendar after COVID-19

PYEONGTAEK, SOUTH KOREA – 2020 was set to be a highlight year for many Japanese politicians,…

Coronavirus-triggered oil price collapse topples nations’ political plans

Here is a look at some effects of the oil-coronavirus shock in countries around the world:…

Turkey’s coronavirus outbreak imperils prisoners charged with “political crimes”

A justice reform law passed by parliament last week that would temporarily or permanently release tens…

Coronavirus US live: Cuomo says he won’t let political pressure dictate when to re-open economy | World news

12.14pm EDT 12:14 New York officials said billionaire Mike Bloomberg would offer a financial investment of…

Analysis: Pandemic fallout tracks nation’s political divide

WASHINGTON – America’s entrenched political divide is now playing out over matters of life and death.…

UK diplomat in U-turn over EU ventilators ‘political decision’ | Coronavirus pandemic News

London, United Kingdom – The head of the United Kingdom’s diplomatic service was on Tuesday forced…

Ohio man dies from coronavirus after online posts calling it ‘Bulls—‘ and ‘Political Ploy’

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Insiders say pandemic may provide answer for political crisis

“I think we have to find solutions.” Reuters was unable to determine when the talks began,…

Pandemic fallout tracks nation’s political divide

WASHINGTON (AP) — America’s entrenched political divide is now playing out over matters of life and…

Virus Risks Political and Social Unrest With Hunger Rising

(Bloomberg) — The threat of social and political unrest around the world is rising as the…

‘Political game’? Governors push back on Trump virus charge

WASHINGTON – A chorus of governors from both parties pushed back hard Monday after President Donald…

Trump accuses governors of ‘political game’ over virus test criticism

Donald Trump has accused Democrats of playing “a very dangerous political game” by insisting there is…

Coronavirus lockdowns turn political with protests in US | USA News

Hundreds of flag-waving, honking protesters drove past the Michigan state Capitol on Wednesday to show their…

Will the Coronavirus End Israel’s Political Paralysis?

JERUSALEM — After three inconclusive elections resulting in a yearlong impasse, Israel’s president has given Prime…

She Kept a Diary of China’s Coronavirus Epidemic. Now She Faces a Political Storm.

As Wuhan was engulfed by the coronavirus, the Chinese author Fang Fang worked late into the…

Coronavirus upends Putin’s political agenda in Russia

MOSCOW (AP) — Spring is not turning out the way Russian President Vladimir Putin might have…

How a Pandemic Rescued the Political Image of Ireland’s Leader

LONDON — Just two months ago, Ireland’s leader, Leo Varadkar, was a spent force in Irish…

Economic, Political Crises Hinder Venezuela’s Pandemic Battle : NPR

Venezuela is in no position to fight COVID-19. Its health care system collapsed long before the…

Iran releases ‘political prisoners’ amid Covid-19 outbreak, while virus-stricken UK keeps Assange behind bars — RT World News

Tehran has released an Iranian national seen as a political prisoner in the UK as it…

Pakistan Aiming to Score Narrow Political Goals by Seeking COVID-19 Initiatives Under SAARC: Sources

A screen grab of the video conference held last month by SAARC members to combat the…

Coronavirus: Democrats block Trump’s new stimulus package warning it is a ‘political stunt’ and not enough

Democrats blocked Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s attempt Thursday to ram through coronavirus relief legislation to infuse…

Political Prisoners Should be Among First Released in Pandemic Response: UN Human Rights Chief

Image for representation. Rupert Colville, spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights urged states…

Coronavirus: Putin seeks political point-scoring in COVID-19 world crisis | World News

Why doesn’t Vladimir Putin stop sending medical aid abroad and start worrying about his own health…

Eritrea urged to free political prisoners amid COVID-19 threat | News

Prominent human rights groups have urged the government of Eritrea to “immediately and unconditionally” release political…

In packed, dirty cells, political prisoners fear virus

“The virus has entered the jail, but we don’t know the extent of it,” Khandan, who…

Bolsonaro dismisses Covid-19 crisis, says deaths in Brazil exaggerated for political purposes — RT World News

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has waved off the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, insisting that life goes on.…

In the midst of a pandemic, U.S. indictment of Nicolás Maduro casts new uncertainty over Venezuela’s political crisis

Recognized by the United States and more than 50 other nations as Venezuela’s interim head of…

Coronavirus crisis could deal a ‘fatal’ blow to EU, warns political scientist | World | News

Mr Reynié, head of the political think tank Fondapol, told French newspaper Le Figaro: “The health…