(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –A post by US President Donald Trump has been given a fact-check label by Twitter for the first time."Twitter tags Trump tweet with fact-checking warning"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Testing of the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine as a possible treatment for coronavirus has been halted because of safety fears, the World Health Organization (WHO) says."WHO halts trials of hydroxychloroquine over safety fears"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The Taliban have announced a ceasefire with the Afghan government that will take effect when the Muslim festival of Eid al-Fitr begins on Sunday."Afghanistan: Taliban announce three-day Eid ceasefire with government"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – The Vice-President of South Sudan, Riek Machar, who was part of a task force to fight coronavirus, is in self-isolation after testing positive for Covid-19."Coronavirus: South Sudan’s VP Riek Machar contracts Covid-19"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The Slovenian government announced the end of the coronavirus outbreak in the country at a telephone session on Thursday, having imposed emergency measures on March 12, the first European country to do so."Slovenia Declares Victory Over Coronavirus Pandemic"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The head of the World Trade Organization has said he will step down a year earlier than planned, at a crucial moment for the global economy."Coronavirus: WTO head steps down a year early as downturn looms"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The difficulty in trying to reopen economies without rekindling coronavirus outbreaks was highlighted on Monday as concern grew in South Korea about a second wave of infections that was spread through newly reopened nightclubs."South Korea nightclub cases highlight fear of second coronavirus wave"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The coronavirus pandemic could kill between 83,000 and 190,000 people in Africa in the first year and infect between 29 million and 44 million during that period if it is not contained, the WHO has warned."Coronavirus could kill 190,000 in Africa, WHO warns"