Oil price war: Analysts expect prices to drop further

Top energy officials in the US and Russia will meet to tackle an historic collapse in global oil markets. The meeting comes after a dispute over output levels earlier this month sparked a price war between Russia and Saudi Arabia. Prices have plunged even further due to the coronavirus pandemic. And analysts say there is … Read more Oil price war: Analysts expect prices to drop further

Australia’s debt to balloon to World War I levels after coronavirus stimulus | Finance Report

Australia’s net debt is likely to jump to $500 billion – or 16% of GDP – after the third stimulus package. That’s a level not seen since the First World War, and around half that of World War II. Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-03-31/how-will-130-billion-dollar-coronavirus-stimulus-be-paid-for/12105774 For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more … Read more Australia’s debt to balloon to World War I levels after coronavirus stimulus | Finance Report

Trump Shifts Focus to Oil, Talks to Putin About Price War

Mar.30 — As oil prices plummet, President Donald Trump has concerns they may have fallen too far. He called President Putin to discuss Russia’s price war with Saudi Arabia which he called “crazy.” Bloomberg’s Dan Murtaugh reports on “Bloomberg Markets: China Open.”

Medics feel strain as US braces for coronavirus death toll that could top 100,000 | ITV News

The battle against the spread of coronavirus the US is intensifying and many medics on the frontline are feeling the strain. President Donald Trump talked just five days ago about the possibility of opening America by Easter Sunday, but has now extended restrictive social-distancing guidelines until the end of April. The death toll in the … Read more Medics feel strain as US braces for coronavirus death toll that could top 100,000 | ITV News

Italy’s war on COVID-19 | Army installs checkpoints in Bergamo

The Italian army set up a checkpoint on the Borgo Palazzo street in Bergamo, on Sunday, to help the local police enforce the nationwide coronavirus lockdown. Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on VK https://vk.com/rt_international Follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/RT_com Follow us on Instagram … Read more Italy’s war on COVID-19 | Army installs checkpoints in Bergamo

Britain goes to ’emergency footing’ to prevent country reaching COVID-19 levels in Italy | ABC News

For the fist time since the Second World War Britain is on an “emergency footing”. Prime Minister Boris Johnson is trying to prevent the outbreak getting as bad as Italy. 11,000 Italians have dies, and almost 100,000 have been infected. For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content … Read more Britain goes to ’emergency footing’ to prevent country reaching COVID-19 levels in Italy | ABC News

Refugees in Greece at severe risk due to dire living conditions

There are nearly 50,000 refugees in Greece. Most of them are on the mainland and the islands of Lesbos, Chios, Kos, Samos and Leros. The United Nations says more than 9,000 asylum seekers arrived by land and sea this year alone. Many of them have fled war and instability in the Middle East, Africa and … Read more Refugees in Greece at severe risk due to dire living conditions

Assignment Asia: Aftermath of the war in Afghanistan

For nearly two decades of war in Afghanistan, the country has bled massively, whether in terms of human deaths and injuries, the near devastating impact on its economy or the ongoing threats to its security. Jack Barton traveled to the country and spoke to individuals and families there to find out how they are keeping … Read more Assignment Asia: Aftermath of the war in Afghanistan