Study finds the origin of coronavirus Photograph:( Reuters )
Here are top stories that made rounds in the world arena today.
The deadly virus, which first showed signs in China's Wuhan city, has so far infected more than 3 million people globally and caused more than 2,00,000 deaths.
The total number of diagnosed cases rose to 98,647, ministry spokesman Kianush Jahanpur said in a statement on state TV.
August is when the corridor is likely to be rolled out, possibly in time for the ski season in New Zealand and the school holidays in September.
Argentina is entering a crucial period this month for a precarious debt-restructuring process that will determine whether or not the country falls into default for a third time in just two decades.
US intelligence agencies have concluded the virus was not man-made or genetically modified.
Moscow has become the epicenter of the virus reporting over half of the COVID-19 cases.
A former senior North Korean diplomat apologised on Monday after saying leader Kim Jong-un was likely so ill he could not stand, days before he emerged in state media chain-smoking and walking briskly at an event attended by hundreds of officials, reported news agency Reuters.
Japan has reported 15,000 COVID-19 infections with 510 deaths.
European shares opened down 2.5% with U.S. stock futures trading close to 1% in the red.
The coronavirus chaos has forced everything to a halt, including the world-famous Disney Park. The amusement park has been shut for over a month due to lockdown in the United States. But that has not stopped people from experiencing it.