The price of life is denominated in different currencies in the US, and some of them have rapidly decreased, while others have risen sharply.
Like other Muslim countries, Turkey is preparing for a subdued Eid given that much of the country will still be under lockdown due to the pandemic.
Critics say the proposal will make Google, Amazon, Facebook and Apple the custodians of freedom of expression.
The pressure to 'do more' can be more harmful than the perceived dip in productivity during this pandemic.
Under the lockdown restrictions, Parisians are confined to their apartments except for brief outings to shop for food and exercise. But they can catch the movie by looking out or their windows or stepping out onto their balcony.
Larger shops and those in major German cities will open later as part of an attempted phased return to a more normal existence that will also see some students go back to school from May 4.
The Covid-19 pandemic has generated new levels of anxiety ahead of the fasting month of Ramadan, which begins this week, in which congregational worship plays a significant role.
Ramadan instructs Muslims across the world to help each other, and this year it couldn't come any sooner.
EU countries take preventive measures to bar people from unauthorised trips during the holiday, which coincides with rates of coronavirus infection slowing in many countries.
Eleven million people of Wuhan, which was China's epicentre of Covid-19, still face a thicket of controls after curbs that kept most of them from leaving the sprawling city ended this week.
The Islamic holy month is just weeks away and many believers are preparing to put traditions on hold due to social distancing and life under lockdown.
WhatsApp rumours about impending cremations spread like wildfire among British Muslims, but community groups are making clear they have no basis in reality.
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