The death toll from the coronavirus outbreak has now crossed the 1,000 mark. Efforts to contain the deadly outbreak in China have had a massive impact on the economy there.
With much of the world preoccupied with the coronavirus pandemic, China has continued to push its military objectives in the South China Sea. However, the US, Australia and Vietnam are not idly standing by.
The spat over the COVID-19 outbreak has heightened longstanding tension between Washington and Beijing. China's foreign minister says the Trump administration has fabricated too many lies about the Asian powerhouse.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has called for a plan to end the UK's reliance on China for medical supplies. If necessary, the UK is prepared to 'repatriate' key industries.
For the seventh straight day, India has reported its biggest jump in new virus cases. Meanwhile, Germany wants to lift its travel warning for European tourists this summer. Follow DW for the latest.
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