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US and Russia stymie world peace again, the truth is not necessarily out there, and Australia's number of new cases continue to move in the right direction.

The business of war rolls on

The United States and Russia are blocking efforts at the United Nations (UN) to pass a binding security council resolution for a global ceasefire during the COVID-19 outbreak.

The UN has long been pleading for warring countries to cease hostilities during the pandemic. In March, UN secretary general Antonio Guterres asked that conflict zones “end the sickness of war and fight the disease that is ravaging our world. It starts by stopping the fighting everywhere. Now.”