WORLD NEWS | New York’s Cuomo Postpones Primary Election As Coronavirus Cases Keep Growing

BUCHAREST | ROMANIA – New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Saturday he was postponing the state’s April 28 presidential primary to June 23 as its number of coronavirus cases climbed to 52,513 and deaths to 728. ‘We have been behind this virus from day one. We are waiting to see what the virus does’, … Continue reading WORLD NEWS | New York’s Cuomo Postpones Primary Election As Coronavirus Cases Keep Growing

GET INVOLVED | Federer Donates One Million Swiss Francs To Vulnerable Families

BUCHAREST | ROMANIA – Roger Federer has joined the list of sports stars helping out the needy during the coronavirus pandemic, with the former world number one and his wife donating one million Swiss Francs ($1.02million) to vulnerable families in his native Switzerland. Barcelona forward Lionel Messi and Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola had each … Continue reading GET INVOLVED | Federer Donates One Million Swiss Francs To Vulnerable Families

BUSINESS | U.S. Weekly Jobless Claims Surge To A Record 3.28 Million As Coronavirus Spurs Mass Layoffs

BUCHAREST   - The number of Americans filing claims for unemployment benefits shot to record of more than 3 million last week as strict measures to contain the coronavirus pandemic ground the country to a sudden halt, unleashing a wave of layoffs that likely brought an end to the longest employment boom in U.S. history. Initial … Continue reading BUSINESS | U.S. Weekly Jobless Claims Surge To A Record 3.28 Million As Coronavirus Spurs Mass Layoffs

BREAKING NEWS | U.S. Tells Saudi Arabia It Has Opportunity To Reassure Markets Amid Coronavirus Uncertainty: State Department

WASHINGTON  - U.S Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud discussed in a phone call the need to maintain stability in global energy markets as the world responds to the deadly coronavirus pandemic, with Pompeo saying Saudi Arabia can reassure markets, the State Department said on Wednesday. … Continue reading BREAKING NEWS | U.S. Tells Saudi Arabia It Has Opportunity To Reassure Markets Amid Coronavirus Uncertainty: State Department

BREAKING NEWS | Tsunami Threat Remains For Russia After Earthquake Off Kuril Islands

BUCHAREST | ROMANIA – Residents in the northern part of Russia’s Kuril Island remain under threat from tsunami after a 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast, but emergency services reported small waves and no casualties of damage. Meteorological authorities in Japan issued no tsunami alerts while U.S. authorities canceled a warning for Hawaii after … Continue reading BREAKING NEWS | Tsunami Threat Remains For Russia After Earthquake Off Kuril Islands

WORLD NEWS | Pope Francis’ May 31 Trip To Malta Postponed Due To Coronavirus

VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis’s Trip to Malta, which had been scheduled to take place on May 31, has been postponed indefinitely, the Vatican said on Monday. It was to have been the first trip by a pontiff in 10 years to the tiny Mediterranean island, where he was expected to speak  the rights of … Continue reading WORLD NEWS | Pope Francis’ May 31 Trip To Malta Postponed Due To Coronavirus

NEWS | Japan’s Prime Minister Calls For Schools To Reopen

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA - Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called for schools to reopen during a meeting with government officials on Covid-19 on Friday. Abe said ‘for the schools closed temporarily at the government request, I ask the ministry of education to draw up specific guidelines to resume the schools at the begging of … Continue reading NEWS | Japan’s Prime Minister Calls For Schools To Reopen