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Top EU court says eastern states broke law by refusing to host refugees

02 / 04 / 2020

The European Union's top court ruled on Thursday that Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic had broken the law by refusing to host refugees to help ease the burden on southern states such as Greece and Italy after a surge in migrant arrivals from 2015.

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Dollar maintains gains after weeks of rallying

02 / 04 / 2020

The dollar firmed on Thursday but paused its strong rally of recent weeks after the Federal Reserve helped U.S. currency liquidity in financial markets by making it easier for other central banks to access the greenback.

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Facebook launches fact-checking service on WhatsApp in Italy to fight coronavirus hoaxes

02 / 04 / 2020

Facebook Inc. launched a service in Italy to check the accuracy of information on coronavirus circulating on its messaging platform WhatsApp, the U.S. tech firm said on Thursday.

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Iraq has confirmed thousands more COVID-19 cases than reported, medics say

02 / 04 / 2020

Iraq has thousands of confirmed COVID-19 cases, many times more than the 772 it is has publicly reported, according to three doctors closely involved in the testing process, a health ministry official and a senior political official.

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Southwest Airlines to seek aid from U.S. Treasury as demand craters

02 / 04 / 2020

Southwest Airlines Co said on Thursday it intends to file an application with the U.S. Treasury department for aid to help it ride out the sharp drop in travel demand caused by the massive lockdowns because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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