‘What will I live on?’: Europeans seek state aid during COVID-19 crisis

‘What will I live on?’: Europeans seek state aid during COVID-19 crisis

BERLIN: Thousands of self-employed people across Europe have found themselves without work from one day to the next as governments ordered shops shut, events cancelled and gatherings banned to stem contagion of the novel coronavirus. AFP has spoken to a cross-section of society hard hit by the ensuing economic crisis – some who have received […]
Coronavirus the worst global crisis since WW II, says UN chief

Coronavirus the worst global crisis since WW II, says UN chief

UNITED NATIONS: The coronavirus pandemic is the worst global crisis since World War II, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Tuesday (Mar 31), expressing concern that it could trigger conflicts around the world. Guterres said that the scale of the crisis was...