Archive

states

G20 strikes historic debt pact to help states hit by COVID-19

JEDDAH: The United States, China and other G20 countries agreed for the first time on a common approach for restructuring government debt as the coronavirus crisis leaves some poorer nations at risk of default. The agreement came as Zambia said

US coronavirus cases surpass six million

WASHINGTON: The number of cases of the novel coronavirus in the United States surpassed six million as many states in the Midwest reported increasing infections. Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota and Minnesota have recently reported record one-day increases in new

US records 1,000 coronavirus deaths for fourth day

WASHINGTON: The United States recorded more than 1,000 deaths from COVID-19 for the fourth straight day on Friday but a top White House advisor on the pandemic said the worst could be over in hard-hit states. At least 1,019 fatalities