- Daily Brief
- April 5, 2020
Turkey’s central bank will revise its monthly interest rate down to nearly 1% as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read this briefing
Today is Census Day in the US, a date meant to raise awareness about the country’s constitutionally required, ten-year population count. Read this briefing
An agreement among OPEC+ countries (comprised of the oil-exporting cartel and allied producers) to limit oil production will end today after Russia rejected an additional supply cut earlier in March. Read this briefing
The 2019-20 Australian bushfire season will officially end today.
The fires this season have consumed more than 12.6 Read this briefing
The Afghan government is set to release one hundred Taliban detainees on humanitarian grounds by the end of today. Read this briefing
Photo: UN Photo/Loey Felipe
The UN Security Council will convene by videoconference today to discuss the ongoing conflict in Syria.
Indonesia’s legislature is set to resume session today after a month-long recess due to the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic. Read this briefing
Photo: Akos Stiller/Bloomberg
Hungary’s National Assembly is expected to pass a coronavirus prevention bill today, granting Prime Minister Viktor Orban the ability to circumvent parliament and rule by decree. Read this briefing
Photo: REUTERS/Luc Gnago
Mali will proceed with parliamentary elections for 147 National Assembly lawmakers today, despite reporting its first four COVID-19 cases this week. Read this briefing
Photo: Sky News
The Metropolitan Police of London today ends a week-long push to stem the tide of knife crime in the city. Read this briefing
Today marks the end of Chad’s three-day period of national mourning after a Boko Haram raid on Monday left 98 Chadian soldiers dead. Read this briefing
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