China vs US: UN warns ‘Cold War’ could hit amid coronavirus pandemic as tensions soar


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Antonio Guterres issued the warning during a meeting at the General Assembly Hall in New York. He urged countries to come together and facilitate a global ceasefire as nations scramble to bring the health crisis to an end. Mr Guterres stressed that the global pandemic was not just a “wake-up call,” but a “dress rehearsal” for future crises. He said: “COVID-19 has laid bare the world’s fragilities: rising inequalities, climate catastrophe, widening societal divisions, rampant corruption. “The pandemic has exploited these injustices, preyed on the most vulnerable and wiped away the progress of decades. “People are hurting, our planet is...