India and China have agreed to "peacefully resolve" a latest border flare-up that has heightened tensions between the nuclear-armed neighbours, New Delhi said Sunday, after a high-level meeting between army commanders.
Global cases of the novel coronavirus neared 7 million on Saturday, as case numbers surge in Brazil and India, according to a Reuters tally.
Fujifilm Holdings Corp's research on Avigan as a potential treatment for Covid-19 may drag on until July, the company said on Sunday, a further setback in the Japanese firm's race to find a vaccine.
Prosecutors in Sicily have launched an arson investigation into a fire on Friday night on the island of Lampedusa that destroyed the “migrant boats graveyard”, a key symbol of the migration crisis.
Prime Minster Justin Trudeau joined thousands on Friday in taking a knee in front of Canada’s parliament in solidarity with US protesters marching against racism and police brutality.
India reported a record 9,887 new coronavirus cases in one day yesterday and overtook Italy as the world’s sixth-biggest outbreak, two days before the relaxing of a lockdown with the reopening of malls, restaurants and places of worship.
As an increasing number of Covid-19 positive cases has surfaced at the Ministry of Defence office at South Block on the Raisina Hill, the Indian Army headquarters stationed there has decided to function with a bare minimum staff of around 33%, sources said yesterday. It was also decided that no visi