Coronavirus: Russia denies spreading US conspiracy on social media

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Claims circulating online allege the virus is an attempt to wage an "economic war on China" Russia has flatly denied allegations that it is spreading disinformation about the new coronavirus outbreak on social media.US officials said Russian-linked accounts were making unfounded claims that America started the outbreak.Thousands of profiles on…

What will Trump's visit do for US-India ties?

Image copyright Getty Images US President Donald Trump will begin his maiden trip to India on Monday, becoming the seventh American president to visit the country. Rudra Chaudhuri, who writes about diplomacy and security, explains the significance of the trip.Mr Trump's two-day visit is designed to partially tickle his vanity, but, as importantly, it is…

Coronavirus: South Korea confirms huge rise in cases

Image copyright AFP Image caption Virus-hit Daenam Hospital in Cheongdo has transferred some patients to other facilities South Korea says the number of new coronavirus cases in the country has more than doubled in one day.Officials said on Saturday that 229 new cases had been confirmed since Friday, raising the total to 433.In a televised…

Nevada caucuses: What to expect in the next step to take on Trump

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWhat do young voters want in Nevada?After a pause of more than 10 days, the race to decide which Democrat will take on Donald Trump in November's election has resumed in Nevada.Caucuses to decide who will be the Democratic nominee are under way.Moderate former mayor Pete Buttigieg…

Chile protests: Lasers and tear gas as police and protesters clash

Lasers and tear gas have been used against police and anti-government protesters in Santiago.The unrest, which began in October 2019, was originally sparked by a now-suspended increase in metro fares, but has now grown to represent wider grievances on social equality.

Quaden Bayles: Fundraiser for boy in bullying video hits $300,000

Image copyright YARRAKA BAYLES Image caption The video of Quaden crying has been viewed millions of times online Some A$452,000 ($300,000; £230,000) has been raised as part of a campaign to send a nine-year-old Australian boy to Disneyland after a video of his deep distress over being bullied went viral.Yarraka Bayles posted the clip of…