Prospects for multilateral diplomacy seem increasingly dim as the world battles the coronavirus pandemic — and that's a problem, says Susan Rice, former national security adviser and US ambassador to the UN.
President Vladimir Putin says Russia has COVID-19 under control. But a recent EU document says Russian media have deployed a "significant disinformation campaign" against the West to worsen the impact of the coronavirus.
China has reported no new domestic cases of the novel coronavirus as the epicenter of the oubreak moves to Europe. US President Donald Trump is calling for a $1 trillion economic package, including $500 billion in direct payouts to Americans. And in Spain, reverberations from history: The legacy of former dictator, Gen. Fransisco Franco still lingers — even after being erased from the national record.
British Iranian Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was detained in Iran in 2016 under charges of espionage. Now she's been furloughed as Iran hopes to ease the transmission of COVID-19 among its prison population.
Following a long legal battle, the Spanish Supreme Court decided to exhume Franco’s remains as one of several actions recently taken by the country to break with its fascist past — but the country remains divided over Franco’s legacy.
Across the nation, Latino voters have tended to favor Democratic candidate Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders. That’s not always the case in Florida, where the Latino community is very diverse and tends to lean more conservative.