A 65-year-old malaria drug that has not been proven to work against the new coronavirus but was touted by Donald Trump appears to have captured the imagination of another president.France’s Emmanuel Macron unexpectedly flew to Marseille on Thursday and spent more than three hours meeting with Didier Raoult, the researcher whose work has propelled a medicine called hydroxychloroquine from fringe to famous in just three weeks. Raoult’s unconventional studies won over US President Trump, who…
Europe’s most illiberal democracy lurches toward autocracy as pandemic gives Europe’s police new powers
While people in Europe are giving up some hard-won freedoms to contain the cornavirus, the pandemic is being used by Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban as a cover for a power grab. CNN's Nic Robertson reports.
When Saudi Arabia, OPEC's de facto leader and most influential member, decided at its latest meeting in Vienna to break its recent strategic oil partnership with Russia and adopt a new policy to maximize production levels, oil prices crashed — posting their biggest slide since the Gulf war in 1991.