Climate scientists have recorded the first heat wave at a research base in East Antarctica, warning that such “unprecedented” temperatures could impact animals and plantlife in the region.
New York governor Andrew Cuomo confirmed his brother, CNN host Chris Cuomo, has been diagnosed with coronavirus.
Officials across India are searching for hundreds of people who attended a religious event in the capital that has set off several Covid-19 clusters.
A royal footman for Queen Elizabeth II has reportedly tested positive for COVID-19.
President Donald Trump has said federal coronavirus guidelines such as social distancing will be extended across the US until at least 30 April.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for coronavirus, Downing Street has said.
The US has charged Venezuela’s President, Nicolás Maduro, and other senior officials in the country with “narco-terrorism”.
South African security forces have begun enforcing a three-week nationwide lockdown in an effort to stem the spread of the coronavirus.
The US now has more confirmed cases of coronavirus than any other country with more than 83,500 positive tests.
Turkey has charged 20 suspects over the murder of the Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul in October 2018.