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[l] at 7/9/20 10:47am
As Indonesia’s death toll from the coronavirus continues to rise, the world’s most populous Muslim country finds itself at odds with protocols put in place by the government to handle the bodies of victims of the pandemic
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[l] at 7/9/20 10:07am
In far-flung corners of the Earth, six families, like millions of others, struggled to ride out the seemingly implacable wave of the coronavirus pandemic.
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[l] at 7/9/20 10:05am
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 before millions of people as he swallows hydroxychloroquine pills on social media and encourages others to do the same
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[l] at 7/9/20 8:21am
“This once-in-a-century pandemic has hammered home a critical lesson: When it comes to health, our destinies are intertwined," WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said.
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[l] at 7/9/20 6:06am
The International Union for Conservation of Nature, updating its “red list” of threatened species, reports that lemurs are increasingly in danger of extinction
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[l] at 7/9/20 5:53am
His daughter reported him missing, and police said his phone signal was last detected earlier in the day.
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[l] at 7/9/20 5:30am
A U.S. Army delegation led by its chief of staff is the first group of official visitors to Thailand since entry rules were eased as part of the lifting of coronavirus restrictions
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[l] at 7/9/20 5:00am
Human rights activists said that family members have also been slapped with travel bans or hauled into security offices for interrogation.
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[l] at 7/9/20 4:57am
China warned of retaliation after the U.S. ally offered refuge and a path to residency for Hong Kongers.
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[l] at 7/9/20 4:01am
The Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the coronavirus pandemic on the continent is reaching “full speed” after cases surpassed a half-million
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[l] at 7/9/20 4:00am
The ‘Black is King’ trailer sparked a passionate debate about the portrayal of Africans and countries in Western media.
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[l] at 7/9/20 1:44am
A quarter of a century after they were killed in Srebrenica, eight Bosnian men and boys will be laid to rest Saturday
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[l] at 7/9/20 1:04am
In an effort to combat rising jihadist violence, Burkina Faso’s military has recruited volunteers to help it fight militants
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[l] at 7/9/20 12:13am
Efforts by the United Arab Emirates to fight the coronavirus have renewed questions about mass surveillance in this U.S.-allied federation of seven sheikhdoms
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[l] at 7/8/20 11:26pm
The United Nations secretary-general is warning that foreign interference in Libya’s war has reached “unprecedented levels.”
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[l] at 7/8/20 10:32am
Paris police are investigating accusations by 26 women that a street artist in the historic Montmartre neighborhood raped or sexually assaulted them
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[l] at 7/8/20 10:00am
The two would-be populists have developed a conspicuous friendship in an age of crisis.
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[l] at 7/8/20 9:59am
Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, a national security aide who played a central role in President Donald Trump’s impeachment case, has announced his retirement from the Army
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[l] at 7/8/20 9:02am
Flooding and mudslides have stranded hundreds of people in scenic hot springs and hiking areas in central Japan
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[l] at 7/8/20 8:49am
Indonesia’s resort island of Bali has reopened after a three-month virus lockdown
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[l] at 7/8/20 8:20am
Williams accused the police of racial profiling, saying she and her family were targeted because they are black and were in a Mercedes
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[l] at 7/8/20 7:51am
Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, a national security aide who played a central role in President Donald Trump’s impeachment case, has announced his retirement from the Army
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[l] at 7/8/20 7:43am
Authorities in the Cambodian province that is home to the famous Angkor Wat temple complex have issued an order banning the buying, selling and butchering of dogs for food
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[l] at 7/8/20 7:36am
Mali’s president is promising to reorganize the country’s constitutional court, part of a bid to quell growing protests against his government
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[l] at 7/8/20 6:59am
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 Hsien Loong’s party and extend its unbroken rule
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[l] at 7/8/20 6:36am
The U.N. Security Council has overwhelmingly rejected a Russian resolution that would have cut back the delivery of humanitarian aid to Syria’s mainly rebel-held northwest to just one crossing point from Turkey
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[l] at 7/8/20 6:33am
Mining giant Rio Tinto will close its aluminum smelter in southern New Zealand, resulting in 1,000 job losses and dealing a major economic blow to the region
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[l] at 7/8/20 6:02am
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 before millions of people as he swallows hydroxychloroquine pills on social media and encourages others to do the same
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[l] at 7/8/20 5:45am
China’s new security agency in the city will operate out of a four-star hotel that offers a vantage point over key protest zones — and a rooftop pool.
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[l] at 7/8/20 5:04am
Anatoly Antonov said the reports are “poisoning the atmosphere of cooperation” on Afghan peace between the two countries.
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[l] at 7/8/20 4:39am
The event served as a reminder that the president had hoped to cruise to reelection on a strong economy — a strategy dashed as tens of millions of Americans have been forced out of work since March.
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[l] at 7/8/20 4:17am
President Donald Trump has made building some 450 miles of wall on the U.S.-Mexico border a defining issue of his presidency, and vowed that Mexico would pay for it
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[l] at 7/8/20 4:00am
The government says it will not shutter the economy again despite calls by medical experts for caution.
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[l] at 7/8/20 2:39am
They rove. They disinfect. They make drinks. They even bust a few dance moves.
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[l] at 7/8/20 2:28am
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 has been defeated in the U.N. Security Council
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[l] at 7/8/20 2:28am
The U.N. Security Council is voting on a Russian resolution that would limit the delivery of humanitarian aid to Syria’s mainly rebel-held northwest to one crossing point from Turkey for six months
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[l] at 7/8/20 2:24am
Still reeling from the coronavirus, China’s heartland now faces deadly floods.
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[l] at 7/8/20 1:46am
Torrential, record-breaking rainstorms have deluged southern and central Japan since Friday, killing at least 58 people and damaging over 4,000 properties.
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[l] at 7/8/20 1:39am
Dozens of African migrant workers have been abandoned on the roadside by Lebanese employers.
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[l] at 7/8/20 12:55am
The United Nations secretary-general is warning that foreign interference in Libya’s war has reached “unprecedented levels.”
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[l] at 7/8/20 12:33am
A powerful Iran-backed militia says there will be “escalation” if Iraq’s prime minister continues to clamp down on armed groups, as tensions spiked in the country following the killing of a prominent analyst
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[l] at 7/8/20 12:09am
Beijing saw an opportunity this year, with the coronavirus pandemic and Black Lives Matter protests taking up much of the attention of other countries. But China has wanted to exert more control for quite awhile.
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[l] at 7/8/20 12:09am
Beijing saw an opportunity this year, with the coronavirus pandemic and Black Lives Matter protests taking up much of the attention of other countries. But China has wanted to exert more control for quite awhile.
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[l] at 7/7/20 11:07pm
Italy is tightening restrictions on travel from coronavirus hotspots in a bid to prevent new infection clusters in the onetime European epicenter of the outbreak
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[l] at 7/7/20 10:00am
The newly oil-rich Caribbean nation is entering the fifth month of a tense standoff after a disputed election.
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[l] at 7/7/20 7:38am
Officials are stepping up precautions, banning the hunting, skinning and transportation of rodents that can carry the deadly bacteria.
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[l] at 7/7/20 5:00am
"A vaccine dose that remains in a vial is zero-percent effective."
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[l] at 7/7/20 4:53am
The new measures threaten to derail the recovery of a country that had enjoyed relative success in conquering the virus.
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[l] at 7/7/20 4:34am
Marine Gen. Kenneth F. McKenzie Jr., who heads U.S. Central Command, said the United States must remain patient as Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi challenges groups with formidable military and political clout.
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[l] at 7/7/20 4:10am
The withdrawal is effective July 6, 2021.
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[l] at 7/7/20 3:24am
Well beyond a billion students were sent home from schools as the novel coronavirus spread around the world.
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[l] at 7/7/20 1:15am
The government says weddings are the main culprit, but critics blame politics for the public health failure.
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[l] at 7/7/20 1:00am
Historical texts and discussions that might go against Beijing’s desired narrative are being erased as officials impose “patriotic education.”
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[l] at 7/7/20 12:44am
The populist president said he’s taking hydroxychloroquine to treat the infection. The U.S. ambassador to Brazil has tested negative for covid-19.
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[l] at 7/6/20 2:46am
Hisham al-Hashimi was among the world’s top experts on the Islamic State and an adviser to the Iraqi government.
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[l] at 7/5/20 11:15pm
The young athlete allegedly had endured what she and others claimed was physical and verbal abuse from coaching staff.

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