The global death toll from the coronavirus has passed 21,000 with more than 470,000 infections confirmed, causing mass disruptions as governments continue to try to slow the spread of the new respiratory illness.
COVID-19: Russia Bans Flights Into And Out Of Country; Iran Halts Intercity Travel.
A Kyrgyz national has been hospitalized with a gunshot wound in another shooting near a disputed segment of the Kyrgyz-Tajik border.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro says he will visit Iran shortly to sign cooperation agreements in energy and other sectors after Iran sent five fuel tankers to the South American country.
Despite the plaudits from the World Health Organization, China sat on releasing the genetic map, or genome, of the virus for more than a week after three different government labs had fully decoded the information.
American musician Gary Clark Jr. is tired of being angry about yet another Black person dying following a police encounter.
The comments came after Professor Alberto Zangrillo, head of intensive care at Italy's San Raffaele Hospital in Lombardy told state television that the new coronavirus "clinically no longer exists."