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  • Nations slow reopening as resurgent coronavirus stalks globe

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    Nations slow reopening as resurgent coronavirus stalks globe

  • Brazil's Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirus again

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    Brazil's Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirus again

  • US to back nations that say China violated their South China Sea claims

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    US to back nations that say China violated their South China Sea claims

  • Fauci calls White House criticism of him bizarre, says 'let's stop this nonsense' and fight coronavirus

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    Fauci calls White House criticism of him bizarre, says 'let's stop this nonsense' and fight coronavirus

  • Bulgaria government faces no-confidence vote amid anti-graft protests

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    Bulgaria government faces no-confidence vote amid anti-graft protests

  • Indonesia floods death toll rises to 21

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    Indonesia floods death toll rises to 21

  • S.Africa Covid-19 cases set to reach 300,000 despite early lockdown

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    S.Africa Covid-19 cases set to reach 300,000 despite early lockdown

  • Coronavirus resurgence sidelines Israel’s annexation planning

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    Coronavirus resurgence sidelines Israel’s annexation planning

  • Iran says 140 health workers died from virus

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    Iran says 140 health workers died from virus

  • Tokyo on top virus alert level after new cases

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    Tokyo on top virus alert level after new cases

  • Russian MPs back bill to hold polls over three days

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    Russian MPs back bill to hold polls over three days

  • French, Dutch climbers die in French Alps fall

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    French, Dutch climbers die in French Alps fall

  • Catalan govt reimposes local lockdown after legal tussle

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    Catalan govt reimposes local lockdown after legal tussle

  • Security scare as France’s Macron accosted by protesters

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    Security scare as France’s Macron accosted by protesters

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  • Masks to be mandatory in enclosed public spaces in next weeks, says Macron

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    Masks to be mandatory in enclosed public spaces in next weeks, says Macron

  • Chinese university sacks professor who criticised President Xi, friends say

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    Chinese university sacks professor who criticised President Xi, friends say

  • Asia ramps up coronavirus curbs as new clusters erupt

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    Asia ramps up coronavirus curbs as new clusters erupt

  • US carries out first federal execution in 17 years

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    US carries out first federal execution in 17 years

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  • Young Hong Kongers vow to take on Beijing after primary success

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    Young Hong Kongers vow to take on Beijing after primary success

    HONG KONG, July 15 — Young Hong Kong pro-democracy politicians vowed today they would not be cowed by China’s new security law and would press ahead with plans to win a...

  • Russia military says virus vaccine is tested and safe

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    Russia military says virus vaccine is tested and safe

    MOSCOW, July 15 — The Russian defence ministry said today it had developed a “safe” coronavirus vaccine following clinical trials on a group of volunteers. The ministry said...

  • S.Korean city seeks pre-arrival coronavirus tests for US soldiers

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    S.Korean city seeks pre-arrival coronavirus tests for US soldiers

    SEOUL, July 15 — A South Korean city that is home to the largest US overseas military base has asked for coronavirus tests on American soldiers before they arrive, amid concerns...

  • Philippine police deployed as virus cases forced into quarantine

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    Philippine police deployed as virus cases forced into quarantine

    MANILA, July 15 — Philippine police are being deployed to ensure people who test positive for the coronavirus and cannot self-isolate at home are taken to state-run quarantine...

  • Trump on UK’s Huawei ban: ‘I did this myself’

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    Trump on UK’s Huawei ban: ‘I did this myself’

    LONDON, July 15 — US President Donald Trump said that he was responsible for Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s decision to ban Huawei from Britain’s 5G network from the end of...

  • Australia weighs further coronavirus curbs as outbreak grows

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    Australia weighs further coronavirus curbs as outbreak grows

    SYDNEY, July 15 — Australia’s most populous states will impose harsher restrictions on movement if a Covid-19 outbreak is not quickly bought under control, state premiers said...

  • Firebrand democrats poll strongly in HK, election organiser quits over Beijing pressure

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    Firebrand democrats poll strongly in HK, election organiser quits over Beijing pressure

    HONG KONG, July 15 — Young firebrand activists polled strongly in Hong Kong pro-democracy primaries in initial results released today, but one election organiser stepped down...

  • China vows retaliation after Trump ends preferential status for Hong Kong

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    China vows retaliation after Trump ends preferential status for Hong Kong

    WASHINGTON, July 15 — President Donald Trump yesterday ordered an end to Hong Kong’s special status under US law to punish China for what he called “oppressive actions”...

  • Trump uses Rose Garden as substitute rally venue in onslaught against Biden

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    Trump uses Rose Garden as substitute rally venue in onslaught against Biden

    WASHINGTON, July 14 — President Donald Trump used a White House event on China to excoriate his expected Democratic presidential rival, Joe Biden, yesterday in a rambling...

  • Hong Kong academics fear for freedom under new security law

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    Hong Kong academics fear for freedom under new security law

    HONG KONG, July 15 — China’s new security law has sent a chill through Hong Kong’s schools and universities with many teachers fearful the city’s reputation for academic...

  • New Zealand must prepare for new coronavirus outbreaks, says PM

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    New Zealand must prepare for new coronavirus outbreaks, says PM

    SYDNEY, July 15 — New Zealand must prepare for new coronavirus outbreaks as the pandemic spreads globally but will not drop its elimination strategy if community transmission...

  • Tokyo may raise coronavirus alert as travel campaign comes under fire

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    Tokyo may raise coronavirus alert as travel campaign comes under fire

    TOKYO, July 15 — Tokyo is considering raising its alert for coronavirus infections to the highest of four levels, officials said today, after a spike in cases to record numbers...

  • Thousands protest in Jerusalem against Netanyahu

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    Thousands protest in Jerusalem against Netanyahu

    JERUSALEM, July 15 — Thousands of Israelis protested yesterday in front of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s residence in Jerusalem, demanding his resignation as the...

  • Trump calls Covid school closures a ‘terrible decision’; deaths rise in three Southern states

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    Trump calls Covid school closures a ‘terrible decision’; deaths rise in three Southern states

    WASHINGTON, July 15 — President Donald Trump said yesterday California’s two largest school districts were making a “terrible mistake” by making students stay home for the...

  • New York adds more states to virus quarantine list

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    New York adds more states to virus quarantine list

    NEW YORK, July 15 — New York — once the worst coronavirus hotspot in the United States — added four states to its travel blacklist yesterday, meaning those residents must...

  • Italy returns stolen Bataclan Banksy to France

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    Italy returns stolen Bataclan Banksy to France

    ROME, July 15 — Rome returned a stolen Banksy artwork to France yesterday after the famed street artist’s homage to the victims of the 2015 Paris attacks was found in Italy....

  • China coronavirus cases ease on July 13, no new ones in Beijing

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    China coronavirus cases ease on July 13, no new ones in Beijing

    SHANGHAI, July 15 — China reported yesterday three new coronavirus cases in the mainland for July 13, compared with eight cases a day earlier, the health authority said. All of...

  • Trump downplays police violence against Black people, says ‘more white people’ killed

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    Trump downplays police violence against Black people, says ‘more white people’ killed

    WASHINGTON, July 15 — President Donald Trump yesterday praised US police departments and downplayed police violence against Black people, saying “more white people” are...

  • US rescinds order denying visas for foreign students

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    US rescinds order denying visas for foreign students

    NEW YORK, July 15 — The United States government rescinded its controversial decision to revoke foreign student visas whose courses move online due to coronavirus, a federal...