Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron have proposed that the EU borrows on the financial markets in order to disperse some €500bn (£448bn) through grants to European economies hit hardest by the coronavirus pandemic.
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U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar speaks in the Rose Garden at the White House on May 15, 2020 in Washington, D.C. | Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images Global fault lines over the coronavirus response were laid bare as the U.S.
From Bill Gates to Angela Merkel, experts and political leaders think the only way to return to normal after the pandemic is to develop a vaccine and immunize billions of people against coronavirus.
The Islamic State may have faded from international headlines, but the group remains a potent threat capable of returning with force in its core territory.
U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to permanently end funding to the World Health Organization and reconsider the country’s membership in the global health body in a Monday letter criticizing the organization for its coronavirus response.