China Holds First Joint FMs’ Meeting with Pakistan, Nepal, Afghanistan on Covid-19, BRI

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Monday held the first joint virtual conference with his counterparts from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Nepal during which he mooted a four-point plan to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, boost economic recovery and resumption of the BRI infrastructure projects. Afghanistan’s acting Foreign Minister Mohammad Haneef Atmar and Nepalese Foreign…

Australian State Records Daily Rise of 532 New Covid-19 Cases, Attributes Outbreak to Sick Workers

Fire Services Victoria members write each other’s names on their hazmat suits as they prepare to enter a public housing tower, locked down in response to an outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Melbourne, Australia, July 8, 2020. REUTERS/Sandra Sanders Melbourne is almost half way through a six-week lockdown aimed at curbing community spread…