October was the worst month for the pandemic so far, with the United States becoming the first country to report more than 100,000 daily cases
Record one-day increases in new infections were seen at the end of last week, with global coronavirus cases rising above 400,000 for the first time.
Another 1,700 people died in the United States on Thursday, while there were hundreds more deaths across Europe, driving the confirmed global toll above 94,000.
A six-week-old baby died of COVID-19 and global agencies warned of food shortages as coronavirus infections around the world neared one million.
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ISLAMABAD: Advisory Council on Foreign Affairs held its maiden meeting with Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi in the chair in Islamabad on Wednesday. Foreign Minister speaking on the occasion highlighted the important role of civil society, including members of the academia, in working with the state institutions for formulating an inclusive and vibrant policy with changing global trends. Welcoming members of the new advisory council, Shah Mahmood Qureshi outlined broad contours of Pakistan's foreign…
American farmers have been forced to warehouse a bumper crop of soybeans, or sell at a loss, while a Midwest medical supply company is considering shipping production overseas amid growing uncertainty. Surveys of US business and consumer sentiment continued to show economic optimism going into next year but cracks are beginning to form -- in the United States and around the world -- with President Donald Trump's trade conflict the major source of concern. The International Monetary Fund is forecasting respectable…
SINGAPORE: Asian spot prices for liquefied natural gas (LNG) continued their downward spiral this week, falling to a four-month low as demand from top buyers Japan and China failed to materialize amid ample inventory. Spot prices for January delivery in North Asia LNG-AS were estimated at about $9.80 per million British thermal units (mmBtu), down 20 cents from the previous week, while spot prices for cargoes delivered in February were estimated at about $9.70 to 9.80 per mmBtu, according to trade sources. The market…