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Coronavirus breaks out again in New Zealand after 102 days

August 11, 2020

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Tuesday that authorities have found four cases of the coronavirus in one Auckland household from an unknown source,... more »»

Jailed Zimbabwean journalist is denied rights, say lawyers

August 11, 2020

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Lawyers for a jailed Zimbabwean journalist have asked a court to force prison authorities to stop the “blatant and malicious stripping away” of his rights, including lack... more »»

Russia clears virus vaccine despite scientific skepticism

August 11, 2020

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia on Tuesday became the first country to clear a coronavirus vaccine and declare it ready for use, despite international skepticism. more »»

Belarusian challenger flees to Lithuania amid protests

August 11, 2020

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — The top opposition candidate in Belarus' presidential vote who refused to concede her defeat has fled the country amid a massive police crackdown on protests, Lithuania's... more »»

Global coronavirus cases top 20 million, doubling in 45 days

August 11, 2020

MITO, Japan (AP) — The number of coronavirus cases topped 20 million on Tuesday, more than half of them from the U.S., India and Brazil. more »»

Taiwan says virus aid sent quietly to avoid Beijing protests

August 11, 2020

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan sent COVID-19 assistance to foreign countries surreptitiously to avoid protests from China, its foreign minister said Tuesday during a meeting with the highest-level... more »»

Protester dies in clashes after disputed Belarus vote

August 11, 2020

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — A protester died amid clashes between police and thousands of people gathered for a second straight night Monday in Belarus after official results from weekend elections —... more »»

Hong Kong residents buy newspaper to support free press

August 11, 2020

HONG KONG (AP) — Long lines of people bought up copies of the Apple Daily paper at Hong Kong newsstands Tuesday to support a free press in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory. more »»

The Latest: Confirmed coronavirus cases reach 20 million

August 11, 2020

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The confirmed number of coronavirus cases in the world has reached 20 million. That’s according to the tally kept by Johns Hopkins University. more »»

Mexico City lets bars 'change' to restaurants to reopen

August 11, 2020

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The government of Mexico City will allow bars to operate as restaurants starting Monday in order to reopen as part of an easing of the coronavirus lockdown. more »»

Protester dies in clashes after disputed Belarus vote

August 10, 2020

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — A protester died amid clashes between police and thousands of people gathered for a second straight night Monday in Belarus after official results from weekend elections —... more »»

Belarus ministry: 1 protester dies in clashes with police

August 10, 2020

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — The Belarusian Interior Ministry says one protester has died in clashes with police in the capital Minsk. more »»

Belarusian Interior Ministry says one protester has died in clashes with police in the capital

August 10, 2020

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Belarusian Interior Ministry says one protester has died in clashes with police in the capital. more »»

New Belarus protests after authoritarian leader re-elected

August 10, 2020

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Thousands of people protested in Belarus for a second straight night Monday after official results from weekend elections — dismissed by the opposition as a sham — gave an... more »»

El Salvador waits for president, congress to act on pandemic

August 10, 2020

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — If El Salvador President Nayib Bukele and the country’s congress can’t reach an agreement in the next two weeks on how to regulate the country’s economic reopenin... more »»

Lebanese government resigns after Beirut blast, public anger

August 10, 2020

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s prime minister stepped down from his job Monday in the wake of the catastrophic explosion in Beirut that has triggered public outrage, saying he has come to the conclusion... more »»

Mexico City lets bars 'change' to restaurants to reopen

August 10, 2020

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The government of Mexico City will allow bars to operate as restaurants starting Monday in order to reopen as part of an easing of the coronavirus lockdown. more »»

Lebanese PM steps down after Beirut blast, public anger

August 10, 2020

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s prime minister stepped down from his job Monday in the wake of the catastrophic explosion in Beirut that has triggered public outrage, saying he has come to the conclusion... more »»

Hong Kong newspaper raided, tycoon detained under new law

August 10, 2020

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong authorities arrested media tycoon Jimmy Lai on Monday, broadening their enforcement of a new national security law and stoking fears of a crackdown on the... more »»

Lebanese PM steps down in wake of Beirut explosion, protests

August 10, 2020

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s prime minister stepped down from his job on Monday in the wake of the disastrous Beirut port explosion that triggered public fury, saying he has come to the conclusion tha... more »»

 
 
 

 

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