Morning news brief: Obama criticizes Trump, Brazil and US see rise in cases, and more

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Updated: May 17, 2020, 09:06 AM(IST)

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A lot of them aren’t even pretending to be in charge: Obama criticises Trump administration

Obama criticises Trump

Former US President Barack Obama attacked the Trump administration’s handling of the Covid-19 pandemic, stating that many of the country’s leaders “aren’t even pretending to be in charge”, media reports said. READ MORE

Bundesliga: Haaland, Guerreiro shine as Borussia Dortmund hammer FC Schalke 4-0


Both Dortmund and Schalke took to the ground one by one due to new social distancing norms with staff and other officials wearing masks. READ MORE

COVID-19: US records 2,494 more deaths in 24 hours, taking total toll to 53,511

Coronavirus in USA

The total number of positive coronavirus cases is now 936,293 in the US, which has been the worst-affected country by COVID-19. READ MORE

Brazil's coronavirus death toll tops 15,000 as Bolsonaro attacks lockdown measures

Brazil coronavirus

The number of infections in Brazil topped 230,000, making it the country with the fourth-highest number of cases in the world. READ MORE

EU's new report claims China is trying to 'divide & rule'


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