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US infections top three million as Trump begins WHO pullout

COVID-19: US infections top three million as Trump begins WHO pullout

Coronavirus infections in the United States topped the three million mark Wednesday, as President Donald Trump began withdrawing the country from the World Health...
Ivory Coast prime minister Amadou Gon Coulibaly dies at 61

Ivory Coast prime minister Amadou Gon Coulibaly dies at 61

Amadou Gon Coulibaly, Ivory Coast’s prime minister and the ruling party’s candidate for an October presidential election, died on Wednesday, President Alassane Ouattara said. The...
China threatens visa restrictions on US officials over Tibet

China threatens visa restrictions on US officials over Tibet

China said Wednesday it will impose visa restrictions on U.S. individuals following the Trump administration’s imposition of travel bans on Chinese officials it accuses...
Africa's confirmed coronavirus cases now above a half-million

Africa’s confirmed coronavirus cases now above a half-million

Africa now has more than a half-million confirmed coronavirus cases. The continent-wide total is over 508,000, according to figures released Wednesday by the Africa Centers...
Foreign students will leave if universities transition to online-only learning - US govt

Foreign students will leave if universities transition to online-only learning – US govt

The U.S. Government says foreign students will not be allowed to remain in the country if their institutions move classes fully online. In a statement...
Angela Merkel pictured wearing mask in public

Angela Merkel pictured wearing mask in public

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has started making official appearances wearing a mask, after being called out for never having being pictured wearing one despite...
NKorea blows up inter-Korea liaison office, raising tensions

NKorea blows up inter-Korea liaison office, raising tensions

North Korea blew up an inter-Korean liaison office building just north of the heavily armed border with South Korea on Tuesday and cut off...
Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza is dead

Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza is dead

Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza has died of heart failure, the government said Tuesday, after the former rebel chief spent 15 often turbulent years in...
Judge sets $1m bail for policeman charged with Floyd murder

Judge sets $1m bail for policeman charged with Floyd murder

A Minneapolis judge set a $1 million bail for police officer Derek Chauvin Monday as he made his first court appearance charged with the...
French troops kill Al-Qaeda's North Africa chief

French troops kill Al-Qaeda’s North Africa chief

France has hailed the killing of the head of Al-Qaeda's North Africa wing in an operation against the group behind a string of deadly...

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