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Serbia mulls anti-virus rules as clashes erupt over lockdown

July 9, 2020

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia’s authorities on Thursday are deciding what measures to impose to halt a surging spread of the new coronavirus, in the wake of two nights of clashes between police... more »»

Asia Today: India's cases jump, transmission rate increases

July 9, 2020

NEW DELHI (AP) — India reported nearly 25,000 new coronavirus infections Thursday and its transmission rate is increasing for the first time since Marc. more »»

Australia ends Hong Kong extradition treaty, extends visas

July 9, 2020

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia suspended its extradition treaty with Hong Kong and extended visas for Hong Kong residents in response to China’s imposition of a tough national security law... more »»

Burkina Faso's volunteer fighters are no match for jihadists

July 9, 2020

KONGOUSSI, Burkina Faso (AP) — Armed only with a knife, Issa Tamboure was no match for gun-wielding jihadists who attacked his village in northern Burkina Faso in March. more »»

The Latest: Tokyo sees most new virus infections since April

July 9, 2020

TOKYO — The Japanese capital has confirmed more than 220 new coronavirus infections, exceeding its previous record. more »»

S Korea asks senior US envoy to try to revive N Korea talks

July 9, 2020

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea on Thursday asked a visiting senior U.S. more »»

Bali island begins to reopen after 3-month virus lockdown

July 9, 2020

DENPASAR, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia’s resort island of Bali partially reopened after a three-month virus lockdown Thursday, allowing local people and stranded foreign tourists to resume public... more »»

Thai Cabinet approves bills allowing same-sex partnerships

July 9, 2020

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s Cabinet has approved two draft bills that would give same-sex unions legal status similar to that of heterosexual marriages. more »»

Heavy rain hits scenic central Japan, more damage in south

July 9, 2020

TOKYO (AP) — Flooding and mudslides have stranded hundreds of people in scenic hot springs and hiking areas in central Japan, while rescue workers searched on Thursday for more people missing in... more »»

Bolsonaro now the 'poster boy' for dubious COVID treatment

July 9, 2020

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — After months of touting an unproven anti-malaria drug as a treatment for the new coronavirus, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is turning himself into a test case live... more »»

China defends WHO, lashes out at US move to withdraw

July 9, 2020

BEIJING (AP) — China defended the World Health Organization and lashed out at the U.S. decision to withdraw from the U.. more »»

The Latest: China easing into reopening as local cases wane

July 9, 2020

BEIJING — China says it has nine new confirmed coronavirus cases, all of them brought from outside the country, and no new deaths. more »»

Mali leader promises court changes in bid to quell protests

July 9, 2020

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — In a televised midnight speech, Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita promised early Thursday to reform the country's constitutional court in a bid to quell another round of... more »»

The Latest: Australia state bars entry from locked down area

July 9, 2020

BRISBANE, Australia — An Australian state has closed its doors to people fleeing a second lockdown in Australia’s second-largest city. more »»

'A hot mess': Americans face testing delays as virus surges

July 9, 2020

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — With a cough and shortness of breath, it took Austin, Texas, resident Sam Lee three tries to get a COVID-19 tes. more »»

Singapore governing party set to extend power in elections

July 9, 2020

SINGAPORE (AP) — Singaporeans vote Friday in Southeast Asia’s first election since the coronavirus pandemic began, with the health crisis and a grim economy expected to bolster Prime Minister Lee... more »»

UN Council rejects Russia bid to limit Syrian aid deliveries

July 9, 2020

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. more »»

The Latest: Texas hits new high for COVID-19 deaths, with 98

July 9, 2020

AUSTIN, Texas —

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HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE VIRUS OUTBREAK:

— U.S. government to advise health care workers to reuse PPE

— Illinois Gov. J.. more »»

Bolsonaro becomes 'poster boy' for unproven virus treatment

July 8, 2020

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — After months of touting an unproven anti-malaria drug as a treatment for the new coronavirus, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is turning himself into a test case live... more »»

UN Council rejects Russia bid to limit Syrian aid deliveries

July 8, 2020

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A Russian resolution that would have limited the delivery of humanitarian aid to Syria's mainly rebel-held northwest to one crossing point from Turkey was defeated in the U.N. more »»

 
 

 

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