U.S. and Chinese trade negotiators promised to create ?favorable conditions? for carrying out a truce in their governments? tariff war during a phone call Friday, an official Chinese news agency reported.
Manchester City defender Kyle Walker complained about being ?harassed? and said Friday his family has been ?torn apart? after admitting to breaking social-distancing rules again during the coronavirus pandemic.
Scuffles broke out at Hong Kong?s Legislative Council on Friday as lawmakers from opposing camps competed to preside over a meeting to determine who has authority over a key committee which scrutinizes bills.
Siemens AG, maker of trains, power generators and medical scanners, saw net profit sag during the most recent quarter due to the virus outbreak. The company abandoned its business forecast for the year, saying it expected the downturn to bottom out in the current quarter.
Adjust Saidi, a foreman at a farm outside Zimbabwe?s capital, Harare, paced through rows of tobacco plants. Desperate to complete the harvest and sell the crop, he pushed workers picking leaves to ?hurry it up.' Some carried up to 30 kilograms (66 pounds) of leaves, bound by wire, on their shoulders. Some wore face masks.
The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death.
North Korea threatened Friday to retaliate against South Korea for ?reckless? military drills near their disputed sea boundary, but the South denied any training in the immediate area, the scene of several bloody naval skirmishes in recent years.
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