Oil Prices Surge After Trump Hints at Saudi-Russian Truce
President Trump says a production cut of 15 million barrels per day is possible, is it?
Is China Underreporting Its Coronavirus Figures?
The U.S. intelligence community says China has underreported its total coronavirus infection figures. Does it matter?
White House Projects Up to 240,000 U.S. Coronavirus Deaths
U.S. President Donald Trump admits that the country is in for “a very, very painful two weeks” as death projections hit home.
Hungary’s Orban Given Power to Rule By Decree With No End Date
Citing the urgency of the coronavirus pandemic, Hungary’s prime minister has been given powers that could prove difficult to undo.
Trump Extends Coronavirus Lockdown Until April 30
After dangling the possibility of restarting the U.S. economy by Easter, Trump now says keeping deaths to 100,000 would be a ‘very good job.’
U.S. Surpasses China With Most Coronavirus Infections in World
The United States reached this milestone the same day it broke another unwelcome record, as jobless claims reached 3.3 million.
Senate Passes Stimulus as U.S. Death Toll Reaches 1,000
The Senate bill provides massive economic support for U.S. businesses and workers as coronavirus cases continue to rise.
Is the United States the Coronavirus Pandemic’s New Epicenter?
As the World Health Organization says the U.S. has the potential to become pandemic epicenter, Trump touts opening up the country by Easter.
Will Trump End the Lockdown?
Spooked by a slowing economy, the Trump administration is growing impatient with public health experts.
Will Israel Form a National Unity Government?
The Israeli Prime Minister has promised to relinquish his office to Benny Gantz within 18 months if a deal can be made.
Italy’s Coronavirus Death Toll Surpasses China’s
The number of deaths from Italy’s outbreak now exceeds those in China, as the number of new cases also jumped.
U.S. Adds More Iran Sanctions Despite Coronavirus Crisis
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the move addresses “funding of terror and other destabilizing activities” following Camp Taji strikes.
Will the White House Send Cash to All Americans?
The measures are part of a $1.2 trillion dollar package the Trump administration is pushing Congress to adopt.
EU to Close Borders to Fight Coronavirus
EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said move is necessary to relieve pressure on healthcare system.
Fed Slashes Interest Rates to Near Zero
The move was not enough to calm futures trading or Asian and European markets, which dropped dramatically following the news.
Markets Dive as Fed Offers Trillions to Stem Crisis
Fed intervention was not enough to stop one of the darkest days since 1987 as push for further U.S. government action increases.
Trump Suspends EU Travel, WHO Declares Pandemic
In an Oval Office address, Trump said most European travelers would be banned—starting Friday—for 30 days.
Russia Paves Way For President Putin Until 2036
Putin signaled his approval for a constitutional amendment that could keep him in the presidency for another 16 years.
Saudi Oil Gambit Leads to Market Panic
Financial markets see some of the worst results since 2008 as traders react to Saudi Arabia’s oil price war.
Italy Quarantines Millions as Global Markets Plummet
Italy’s prime minister expands quarantine as coronavirus death toll jumps, oil prices drop, and global markets plummet.
ICC Authorizes Afghanistan War Crimes Inquiry
The court ruling paves the way for prosecutors to investigate the Taliban, Afghan military, and U.S. forces.
Erdogan and Putin Meet Over Syria
The Syrian government offensive in Idlib has raised the stakes for Turkey and Russia.
Economic Policymakers Seek to Limit Coronavirus Damage
Investors fear a global recession, but economists have few options to stop the virus from wreaking havoc.
Crisis Escalates at Turkey-Greece Border
Thousands of refugees are trying to enter the European Union after Turkey declared it would no longer stop them.
Israel Holds Third Election in a Year
Israeli voters are headed to the polls yet again, but it’s not likely to break months of political deadlock.
Airstrike Against Turkish Troops Could Reshape the Syrian War
At least 33 troops died in an attack on a Turkish military post in Idlib—a major escalation in a conflict involving Ankara, Damascus, and Moscow.
U.S. Officials Tell Americans to Brace for Coronavirus Outbreak
Health experts are concerned by the rising number of virus cases in Italy and Iran.
Why Did Malaysia’s Prime Minister Just Resign?
There is no time frame for how long Mahathir Mohamad can serve as Malaysia’s interim leader.
Global Fears Rise as Coronavirus Spreads Beyond China
Italy and South Korea both reported a surge in virus cases over the weekend.