Afghan schools, universities to remain closed until September

Distance learning via online, radio and TV broadcasts to replace traditional classrooms, officials say. Schools and universities in Afghanistan will remain closed for another three months as the nation’s number of confirmed coronavirus cases continues to climb, authorities have said.

Qatar announces easing of coronavirus restrictions

Starting June 4, people can exercise outdoors without wearing a mask, and up to four people can be in the same vehicle. Qatar has started to ease its coronavirus restrictions slightly, allowing people to exercise outdoors without having to wear

Asymptomatic COVID-19: Five things to know

We answer some commonly asked questions about the spread of coronavirus by people who do not develop symptoms. Since the first cluster of cases of the novel coronavirus was reported in China last December, scientists have been racing to get

Latin America hits 70,000 coronavirus deaths: Live updates

Mexico City steps up COVID-19 testing as country hits daily record of cases while US coronavirus cases hit two million. Hello and welcome to Al Jazeera’s continuing coverage of the coronavirus pandemic. I’m Ted Regencia in Kuala Lumpur. The United

Two UN peacekeepers in Mali die of coronavirus: Live updates

All the latest as Brazil’s coronavirus toll reaches 27,878, making it the country with fifth-highest number of deaths. United States President Donald Trump has said the US is ‘terminating’ its relationship with the World Health Organization, saying the group has

A toddler trying to wake up dead mother shocks Indians

At least nine migrants have died in recent days, exposing the suffering of migrant workers due to coronavirus lockdown. A viral video clip shared on social media showing a toddler trying to wake his dead mother lying on a railway platform

Businesses reopen as Nigeria eases coronavirus lockdown

Residents return to work for first time in more than 30 days after stringent measures were imposed to curb virus spread. Commercial activities resumed on Monday in Nigeria’s capital, Abuja, and Lagos and Ogun states after the government announced the gradual easing

Africa Day: Galaxy of stars shine at virtual coronavirus concert

More than 100 artists and celebrities from across continent take part in online event to raise awareness about COVID-19. Some of the biggest names in Africa’s music scene, including Senegalese superstar Youssou N’Dour and Grammy-winner Angelique Kidjo, have taken part