By Agence France-Presse On Saturday, June 6th, 2020
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Stock markets power ahead on surprise U.S. jobs rise

STOCK EXCHANGE. The Fearless Girl statue stands in front of the New York Stock Exchange near Wall Street in New York City on March 23, 2020. Photo by Angela Weiss/AFP NEW YORK, USA – Bourses in Europe and More...

By Agence France-Presse On Friday, June 5th, 2020
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U.S. shows surprising employment recovery in May 2020 despite pandemic

JOBS. A man wearing a face mask walks past a ‘Now Hiring’ sign in front of a store amid the coronavirus pandemic in Arlington, Virginia, on May 14, 2020. Photo by Olivier Douliery/AFP WASHINGTON, More...

By Agence France-Presse On Friday, June 5th, 2020
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U.S. launches 1st Taliban air strikes since Afghan ceasefire end

AFTER CEASEFIRE. In this file photo, Afghan Taliban militants and villagers attend a gathering as they celebrate the peace deal and their victory in the Afghan conflict on US in Afghanistan, in Alingar district More...

By Agence France-Presse On Friday, June 5th, 2020
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Trump says U.S. ‘largely through’ coronavirus pandemic

‘We had the greatest economy in the history of the world. And that strength let us get through this horrible pandemic, largely through, I think we’re doing really well,’ says President Donald More...

By Agence France-Presse On Friday, June 5th, 2020
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WHO encourages masks where virus widespread, distancing tough

WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus encourages the use of face masks ‘where there is widespread transmission and physical distancing is difficult, such as on public transport, in shops or in other confined More...

By Agence France-Presse On Friday, June 5th, 2020
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No tennis ‘until it’s completely safe’, says Nadal

UNCERTAIN. Rafael Nadal doesn’t feel optimistic yet on the resumption of tennis. Photo from Davis Cup PARIS, France – Rafael Nadal insisted on Thursday, June 4, tennis “cannot resume until the situation More...

By Agence France-Presse On Friday, June 5th, 2020
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Stalemate after 4th round of post-Brexit talks

FLAGS. The European Union flag and the British Union Jack wave in front of the European Parliament in Brussels. Photo by Kenzo Tribouillard/AFP BRUSSELS, Belgium – The latest round of Brexit trade talks ended More...

By Agence France-Presse On Friday, June 5th, 2020
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AstraZeneca ‘on track’ to roll out virus vaccine in September

LONDON, United Kingdom – British pharma giant AstraZeneca is “on track” to begin rolling out up to two billion doses of a coronavirus vaccine in September if ongoing trials prove successful, its More...

By Agence France-Presse On Friday, June 5th, 2020
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1,300 civilians killed in DR Congo, over half million flee in months – U.N.

CONFLICT. In this photograph taken on March 13, 2020, Moroccan soldiers from the UN mission in DRC (Monusco) ride in a vehicle as they patrol in the violence-torn Djugu territory, Ituri province, eastern DR Congo. More...

By Agence France-Presse On Friday, June 5th, 2020
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COVID-19 pandemic ‘under control’ in France

SAFER. People ride their bicycles on Champs Elysees Avenue in Paris, France on May 11, 2020. Photo by Bertrand Guay/AFP PARIS, France – The COVID-19 pandemic is now “under control” in France, More...

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