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Coronavirus: Brazil's President Bolsonaro tests positive
Tue, 07 Jul 2020 17:31:15 GMT
The president, who has belittled the risks posed by the virus, took the test after developing symptoms.

China bubonic plague: WHO 'monitoring' case but says it is 'not high risk'
Tue, 07 Jul 2020 15:21:04 GMT
It says the confirmed case of a herdsman in China's Inner Mongolia is being "well managed".

Deutsche Bank faces $150m fine for Jeffrey Epstein ties
Tue, 07 Jul 2020 14:51:56 GMT
New York regulators cited "significant compliance failures" at the German bank.

Syria conflict: 'Flagrant' war crimes committed in Idlib battle, UN says
Tue, 07 Jul 2020 17:59:47 GMT
Syrian civilians endured "unfathomable suffering" at the hands of troops and jihadists, the UN says.

Russian space official Safronov charged in treason probe
Tue, 07 Jul 2020 16:56:09 GMT
Former journalist Ivan Safronov is suspected of passing secrets to a Nato country but denies any guilt.

Iran's female gamers face challenges to stay online
Mon, 06 Jul 2020 23:02:10 GMT
There's been a lockdown gaming boom — but in Iran it's been difficult to stay connected.

Washington Redskins: Major retailers drop merchandise
Tue, 07 Jul 2020 15:35:21 GMT
The American football team is under increasing pressure to change its name.

Coronavirus: Kenyan schools to remain closed until 2021
Tue, 07 Jul 2020 17:55:11 GMT
Final-year exams for primary and secondary pupils have also been cancelled because of Covid-19.

Coronavirus: Italian beach nudists fined as police crack down
Tue, 07 Jul 2020 10:57:52 GMT
Six people who dared to go bare on the shores of Lake Como are spotted by a marine patrol.

Coronavirus: Anger over US decision on foreign students' visas
Tue, 07 Jul 2020 14:36:01 GMT
Foreign students whose courses move completely online may have to move universities to stay in the US.

Hisham al-Hashimi: Leading Iraqi security expert shot dead in Baghdad
Tue, 07 Jul 2020 11:41:53 GMT
The US and UN condemn the murder of Hisham al-Hashimi, who advised the government on armed groups.

India coronavirus: Life-saving Covid-19 drugs sold on Delhi black market
Tue, 07 Jul 2020 06:38:01 GMT
Desperate Indian families searching for remdesivir are paying excessive sums to black market dealers.

TikTok: Chinese app may be banned in US, says Pompeo
Tue, 07 Jul 2020 11:57:43 GMT
US Secretary of State hints that Chinese apps - like TikTok - could be targeted.

Coronavirus: How fast is it spreading in Africa?
Tue, 07 Jul 2020 10:46:36 GMT
There are fears that the number of cases is growing rapidly, so what are the key trends?

Ennio Morricone's life in pictures
Mon, 06 Jul 2020 13:11:02 GMT
"Spaghetti" Westerns composer Ennio Morricone has died in Rome aged 91.

Coronavirus: Disease detectives track an invisible culprit
Mon, 06 Jul 2020 22:58:50 GMT
They're working frantically to stop the pandemic spreading. And sometimes that means some awkward conversations.

'Horrible' offices look to tempt back workers
Mon, 06 Jul 2020 23:06:29 GMT
Landlords are hoping cleaner, more convenient and more intelligent offices will tempt back workers.

Coronavirus updates: Melbourne tower block lockdown 'like being in prison'
Tue, 07 Jul 2020 10:04:45 GMT
A resident of a Melbourne tower block that was put into complete lockdown says they had no notice.

Amazon's Jeff Bezos: The richest person in the world
Mon, 06 Jul 2020 23:01:58 GMT
His wealth is now estimated to be $171bn (£137bn), having made billions during the pandemic.

Ennio Morricone: Oscar-winning composer dies aged 91
Mon, 06 Jul 2020 10:05:53 GMT
The Italian composer who wrote famous scores for Spaghetti Westerns has died in Rome aged 91.

Coronavirus pandemic: Louvre museum reopens after nearly four months
Mon, 06 Jul 2020 13:18:46 GMT
The Louvre reopens with a one-way system and compulsory masks.

Jeffrey Epstein accuser Virginia Roberts Giuffre on Maxwell arrest
Sun, 05 Jul 2020 18:43:10 GMT
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