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Confirmed cases of the coronavirus have topped 30 million worldwide, according to figures from Johns Hopkins University.
India’s coronavirus cases have jumped by another 96,424 infections in the past 24 hours, showing little signs of slowing down.
US president Donald Trump has stepped up his rhetoric on cultural issues, aiming to boost enthusiasm among rural voters in the state of Wisconsin as he tries to repeat his path to victory from 2016.
A former adviser to US vice president Mike Pence has said Donald Trump once suggested that Covid-19 might be a good thing because it would stop him from having to shake hands with “disgusting people”.
Joe Biden on Thursday went after President Donald Trump again and again over his handling of Covid-19, calling the president’s downplaying of the pandemic “criminal”.
Belarus president Alexander Lukashenko, beleaguered by six weeks of mass protests demanding his resignation, on Thursday announced he was putting troops on high alert and closing the country’s borders with Poland and Lithuania.
Rescuers on the Gulf Coast used high-water vehicles to reach people cut off by floodwaters in the aftermath of Hurricane Sally, even as a second round of flooding took shape along rivers and creeks swollen by the storm’s heavy rains.
President Donald Trump has intensified efforts to appeal to his core base of white voters by downplaying the historical legacy of slavery in the United States and blasting efforts to address systemic racism as divisive.
A US judge has blocked controversial Postal Service changes that have slowed mail nationwide, calling them “a politically motivated attack on the efficiency of the Postal Service” before the November election.
US Attorney General William Barr has drawn sharp condemnation for comparing lockdown orders during the coronavirus pandemic to slavery.
Smoke from dozens of wildfires in the western US is stretching clear across the country and even pushing into Mexico, Canada and Europe.
A court has denied bail to Paul Rusesabagina, whose story inspired the film Hotel Rwanda, saying the terrorism and other charges against him are of serious nature and he should remain in detention for another 30 days.
The European director of the World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned national governments against reducing the quarantine period for people potentially exposed to coronavirus.
Joe Biden is to join Democrat senators for an online lunch, during which he will field questions from allies on the race for the White House and the effort to wrest the US Senate’s majority control from Republicans.
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny’s colleagues have claimed a bottle of water with a trace of the Novichok nerve agent was found in his hotel room after his poisoning.
Rivers swollen by Hurricane Sally’s rains threaten more misery for some residents of the Florida Panhandle and south Alabama on Thursday.
The US Justice Department has charged five Chinese citizens with hacks targeting more than 100 companies and institutions in the United States and abroad, including social media and video game companies as well as universities and telecommunications providers, officials said.
India’s defence minister said the country faces challenges in its border dispute with China and urged Beijing to sincerely implement an understanding they reached previously to completely disengage forces in the Ladakh region.
Japan’s new prime minister Yoshihide Suga started his first full day in office with a resolve to push forward popular reforms.
India has confirmed another record jump in coronavirus cases, logging 97,894 cases in the past 24 hours.
A Greek police operation is under way on the island of Lesbos to move thousands of migrants and refugees left homeless after a fire destroyed their overcrowded camp into a new facility on the island.
Divers have found what they believe is the wreck of a US Navy submarine lost 77 years ago during the Second World War in Southeast Asia.
Hurricane Sally lumbered ashore near the Florida-Alabama line on Wednesday, killing at least one person, swamping homes and forcing the rescue of hundreds as it pushed inland.
Openly contradicting the government’s top health experts, President Donald Trump has predicted that a safe and effective vaccine against the coronavirus could be ready as early as next month and in mass distribution soon after.
A restoration of one of Michelangelo’s sculptures of the Madonna and Christ has uncovered previously unknown details including the artist’s tool marks that had been hidden under centuries of dust and wax.
A Malaysian student whose mobile was stolen while he was sleeping has tracked down the culprit – a monkey who took photo and video selfies with the device before abandoning it.
Independent experts commissioned by the UN’s Human Rights Council have alleged the government of Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro committed crimes against humanity.
Russia’s intelligence chief has accused the United States of instigating massive demonstrations against Belarus’ president that have entered their sixth week.
A Philippine air force helicopter on its way to airlift troops wounded in a recent suicide bombing has crashed killing all four crew members on board, officials have said.
European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen believes that the EU must rise above its fragmented approach on dealing with coronavirus by centralising more decision-making on health issues.