New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern remained unflustered during an earthquake on live TV on Monday morning.
India entered the list of top 10 nations with most COVID-19 cases on Monday after recording the biggest single-day jump in infections.
Some 50,000 homes in Western Australia are still without power as the country endured a second day of wild weather.
A scheduled space launch for Virgin Orbit's test flight was canceled on Sunday.
Hong Kong police fired tear gas and deployed water cannon as hundreds turned up to reject Beijing's plans to impose a new security law on the territory.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has discussed measures to increase the country's "nuclear war deterrence" during a military meeting.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has resisted calls to sack senior adviser Dominic Cummings over allegations that he breached lockdown rules.
Two people have miraculously survived a plane crash in Pakistan that killed 97 others as the jet ploughed into a residential neighbourhood of Karachi.
Starting June 8, travellers entering the UK will have to undergo a mandatory 14-day quarantine.
Health authorities in China have not reported any new cases of the coronavirus for the first time since the pandemic began in the city of Wuhan.
At least eight inmates of a prison in Mexico's central state of Jalisco have died following a violent clash on Friday.
A passenger plane crashed in Pakistan's Karachi city on Friday afternoon.
At least 82 people have been killed and thousands of homes destroyed as a powerful cyclone slammed into eastern India and Bangladesh, with gusting winds of up to 185 kmph.
More than 300 people have been convicted in the UK for assaulting police and emergency workers during the first month of lockdown.
Japan is working towards securing the extradition of two men arrested in the US for their alleged involvement in the escape of former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn.
A Japanese national has been arrested in South Korea for violating the country's 14-day quarantine rule that's introduced to curb the spread of COVID-19.
Thousands of people in the US state of Michigan have been displaced after two dams breached in the town of Midland.
Singapore has become the first country to issue capital punishment via a zoom call.
Students in South Korea returned to school for the first time this year, after the government eased lockdown restrictions in the country.
The Trump administration has pledged $812 million (AED 2.98 billion) to boost the US manufacturing of medicines needed to treat the coronavirus.
A powerful cyclone slammed into the coast of eastern India and Bangladesh on Wednesday, with winds gusting up to 185 kmph.
US President Donald Trump has revealed he's been taking hydroxychloroquine as a preventive medicine against the coronavirus despite warnings that it can cause serious side effects.
More than 4,900 cases of COVID-19 have been reported in India on Tuesday, taking the tally to 101,139.
Australia recorded its 100th fatality from COVID-19, as one of its populated states New South Wales (NSW) readies to reopen schools next week.
Singapore has apologised to 357 COVID-19 patients who received an erroneous text message saying they had tested positive again.
US President Donald Trump has threatened to permanently halt funding for the World Health Organisation (WHO) unless it commits to improvements within 30 days.
At least five people have been killed and over 40 others injured after a car-bomb attack at an intelligence base in eastern Afghanistan.
Efforts are on to move residents along India's east coast to safer locations as a powerful cyclone threatens to make landfall on Wednesday.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo took a coronavirus test during his televised briefing, in a bid to encourage more people to take the tests.
An aerobatic Canadian Air Force jet crashed into a British Colombia neighbourhood, killing one and seriously injuring another.
A cafe in New Zealand had to turn away Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern because it had met its full capacity under the new coronavirus distancing measures.
Canada's Parliament session was held virtually as social distancing guidelines are in place to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has acknowledged frustration over his government's "complex" measures to ease the coronavirus lockdown.
Italy is set to reopen to European tourists from early June without a mandatory 14-day quarantine as part of measures to lift the country’s strict coronavirus lockdown.
At least 24 migrant workers have been killed in a crash between two trucks in northern India.
More than 300,000 people around the world have died from the coronavirus.
More cases of a rare inflammatory syndrome in children associated with the new coronavirus has emerged in Italy and France.
Authorities in the Chinese city of Wuhan are carrying out a massive COVID-19 screening exercise after the emergence of new clusters raised fears of a second wave.
The US has blamed the IS terror group for the brutal hospital attack in Afghanistan that claimed 24 lives.
Narendra Modi-led government in India is being called out for pushing its contact-tracing app despite privacy flaws.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Wednesday warned that the new coronavirus "may never go away" and could become just another endemic virus.
At least five people have been killed and 14 more wounded after Taliban militants launched an attack in the eastern Afghan city of Gardez on Thursday.
Efforts are on to move tens of thousands of people to safety while maintaining social distance guidelines as Typhoon Ambo powers towards the eastern islands of the Philippines.
The number of people killed in an attack on a maternity ward in the Afghan capital has risen to 24.
Saudi Arabia will introduce a 24-hour nationwide lockdown during the five-day Eid Al Fitr holidays.
Twitter has told most of its employees that they can work from home permanently even after the threat of COVID-19 is over.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has condemned "the two horrific attacks in Afghanistan".
A fire broke out in a hospital in Russia's St. Petersburg on Tuesday, killing five coronavirus patients.
The Philippines' capital Manila, Laguna province and Cebu City will remain under "modified enhanced community quarantine" from May 16 to May 31.
Starting May 15, all travellers flying into Spain will have to undergo a two-week quarantine.
White House officials have been ordered to wear face masks after two aides tested positive for the coronavirus.
Elon Musk has defied official orders and reopened a Tesla factory in California.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's new colour-coded plan to ease lockdown measures has met with confusion.
The Chinese city of Wuhan has reported its first cluster of infections since lockdown measures were lifted a month ago.
The owner of a private hospice in Moscow has been detained after a fire let nine elderly people dead.
As many as 230 pro-democracy protestors have been arrested in Hong Kong.
At least four people have been injured after four back-to-back roadside bombs exploded in Afghanistan’s capital Kabul on Monday.
Malls, cinemas, cafes and gyms are set to reopen in New Zealand from Thursday as authorities further ease restrictions that were in place to curb the spread of coronavirus.
A group representing all Metro Manila mayors in the Philippines has put forward three quarantine suggestions once the existing lockdown expires on May 15.
Former US President Barack Obama has criticized the Trump administration's response to the coronavirus pandemic as "an absolute chaotic disaster".
An Italian aid worker is finally on her way home after more than 18 months in captivity.
South Korea could be experiencing a second wave of coronavirus infections after the country reported 34 new cases after a lull.
Kuwait will impose a 20-day "total curfew" from Sunday, May 10, as part of its efforts to combat the spread of COVID-19.
In a tit-for-tat move, the US has tightened visa rules for Chinese journalists.
A five-year-old boy has become the first child in New York to die from a rare inflammatory illness believed to be linked to the novel coronavirus.
A train in India has killed 14 migrant workers who had fallen asleep on the track as they were heading back to their home villages.
At least 11 people have been killed and hundreds more injured after styrene gas leaked from a chemical plant in the south Indian city of Visakhapatnam.
Banksy, the anonymous street artist, has paid tribute to Britain's healthcare workers with his new artwork.
One of two Americans detained in Venezuela has apparently confessed to plotting to overthrow President Nicolás Maduro.
Pakistan is set to ease coronavirus-related lockdown restrictions from May 9.
South Korean intelligence agency has dismissed reports surrounding Kim Jong-Un's health, claiming there's no evidence that he underwent a heart surgery.
A gold mine in western Liberia collapsed early Tuesday, leaving two people dead and two more injured.
US President Donald Trump was caught blatantly ignoring safety protocol while touring a face-mask factory in Arizona on Tuesday.
French authorities have found new evidence to suggest that the first case of coronavirus had appeared weeks earlier than what was officially reported.
Easing restrictions in several US states could contribute to nearly doubling the death projections in the country.
Australia and New Zealand are working towards easing travel restrictions between the two countries, but warned it would take time.
Apple and Google have unveiled a sneak peek into their new contact tracing app that is aimed at curbing the spread of coronavirus.
More than 250,000 people around the world have died from the novel coronavirus, since the first death was reported in the Chinese city of Wuhan early January.
Japanese professional wrestler and Netflix star Hana Kimura died on Saturday. She was 22.
Lindsay Lohan has further fuelled rumours about a 'Parent Trap' reunion.
Celebrated actor Salma Hayek is doing her bit to protect women around the world from domestic abuse.