The ‘king of oud’ who was felled by coronavirus

Ahmed Ismail Hussein Hudeidi, a founding father of modern Somali music, died in London after contracting coronavirus at the age of 91. The BBC’s Mary Harper was a friend of his. Whenever Hudeidi played his oud, it was impossible to

The day terror came to Oklahoma

On this day 25 years ago, a US army veteran parked a rental truck packed full of explosives outside a federal office building in Oklahoma City and fled the scene, detonating his bomb just as the work day was starting.

Bogota's poor, homeless get some help amid quarantine hardship

BOGOTA (Reuters) – Some of the neediest residents of Colombia’s capital Bogota have started receiving food donations, while dozens living on the street were given a chance to shower and change clothes, as the city rides out a five-week lockdown

Latest on the spread of the coronavirus around the world

(Reuters) – Reported cases of the coronavirus have crossed 2.23 million globally and 151,657 people have died, according to a Reuters tally as of 0200 GMT on Saturday. DEATHS AND INFECTIONS * For an interactive graphic tracking the global spread,