90,000 health workers infected with COVID-19 worldwide

At least 90,000 healthcare workers worldwide are believed to have been infected with COVID-19, and possibly…

US coronavirus death toll exceeds 70,000

The death toll in the United States continues to surge, with 70,115 deaths and 1,192,119 cases.…

Italy: Millions allowed to return to work, ‘Its a new page we must write,’ PM to civilians

Millions of people were allowed to return to work in Italy on Monday as the country's…

World Press Freedom Day: Journalists provide ‘antidote’ to corona misinformation, says UN chief

The UN Secretary-General is calling for greater protection of journalists who are providing the “antidote” to…

24-year-old music director who mocked Egyptian president Sisi, dies in prison

Shady Habash, a 24-year-old Egyptian filmmaker imprisoned without trial for more than two years for making…

Covid-19 ‘natural in origin’, WHO after Trump says he’s seen evidence virus started in Chinese lab

The World Health Organization (WHO) has reiterated that the new coronavirus was of natural origin after…

Why is International Workers’ Day on May 1?

In the late-19th century, socialists, communists and trade unionists chose May 1 to become International Workers'…