WASHINGTON — President Trump on Tuesday evening threatened to derail months of bipartisan work in Congress to deliver $900 billion in coronavirus relief to a country battered by the pandemic, demanding sweeping changes and cuts to a bill he called
Alongside growing controversy over judicial nominations, court reform and Covid-19 policies, American law is in the midst of a little-noticed paradigm shift in courts’ treatment of public health measures. The Republican Party’s campaign to take over the federal and state
We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. MPs have demanded the Prime Minister give them a vote on coronavirus measures going forward. On Tuesday,
EU leaders have struck a deal on a huge post-coronavirus recovery package following a fourth night of talks. It will see the 27-nation bloc offering €750bn (£677bn; $859bn) in grants and loans to counter the economic impact of the pandemic.
Measures to stem the pandemic threaten human and political rights, open letter by more than 500 signatories warns. More than 500 political and civil society leaders, Nobel laureates and rights groups have warned that some governments are using the coronavirus
We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Germany’s coronavirus R rates skyrocketed on Sunday, according to scientists, with a pattern of local outbreaks prompting
We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. COVID-19 has seen terrible losses of life world-wide, with global confirmed cases at 7,193,478 and total deaths
A strong cyclone was moving toward India and Bangladesh on Tuesday as authorities tried to evacuate millions of people while maintaining social distancing. Cyclone Amphan is expected to make landfall on Wednesday afternoon, and forecasters warned of extensive damage from
Chen Zhaozhi was detained for “picking quarrels and stirring up trouble” – a charge frequently used by authorities to gag peaceful critics of the ruling party. Mr Chen is a former professor at the Beijing University of Science and Technology.