An estimated 120 Irish citizens are trying to leave Peru and get home to their families. Ciaran Mullooly charts the progress of one young Co Westmeath man and his wife, setting out on a 10,000km journey home from Lima during the Covid-19 crisis this weekend.
The coronavirus pandemic has infected more than 551,000 people and killed almost 24,900 across the world. The Chinese city of Wuhan, where the outbreak first emerged, began lifting a two-month lockdown on Saturday.
American journalists expelled by China are welcome to set up shop in Taiwan, foreign minister Joseph Wu said on Saturday as the democratic island burnishes its credentials as a regional free speech haven.