A powerful 7.5-magnitude earthquake struck off the Kurile Islands on March 24, prompting concern about a tsunami on the west coast of the United States and Canada and as far away as Hawaii.
Earthquake Off Kurile Islands Causes Brief Tsunami Watch.
Oil prices have more than halved since the start of the year amid a pricing war between Saudi Arabia and Russia.
European Union finance ministers have agreed on a 500-billion-euro ($550 billion) stimulus plan following weeks of wrangling over how to further support coronavirus-battered economies.
New York state health officials now say they support people wearing cloth face coverings when they go out in public, especially in areas of "significant community transmission."
Kosovo's outgoing Prime Minister Albin Kurti says he will not immediately respond to President Hashim Thaci's request to nominate a new candidate to form a government because he is busy fighting the coronavirus outbreak.
Air pollution has plunged during India's coronavirus lockdown, giving many citizens a chance to enjoy clear skies and gorgeous sights.