Fastest-ever growth in global virus cases as U.S. tops 8 million

World Oct 17, 2020

Fastest-ever growth in global virus cases as U.S. tops 8 million

Coronavirus cases in the United States topped 8 million Friday as the world saw the highest-ever number reported in a single day, while European countries tightened measures to control the pandemic's spread. The running U.S. case tally from Johns Hopkins University is the highest in ...

EU leaders back Belarus sanctions and warn Turkey over drilling

World Oct 2, 2020

EU leaders back Belarus sanctions and warn Turkey over drilling

EU leaders agreed to impose sanctions against members of the Belarus regime on Friday and fired a warning at Turkey over its gas drilling activities in the eastern Mediterranean. In a summit statement hammered out over more than six hours of haggling, the 27 leaders ...