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 2020-08-08 21:11 

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Ukraine president says Kyiv staying out of U.S. internal politics, elections...

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Saturday that it was a matter of Ukraine...

 2020-08-08 21:04 

Reuters Africa

U.S. sets record as coronavirus cases top 5 million...

The United States set a record for coronavirus cases on Saturday, with more than 5 million people now infected, according to a Reuters tally, as the country...

 2020-08-08 20:01 

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Belarus opposition member detained ahead of presidential election - campaign team...

Authorities in Belarus on Saturday detained Maria Kolesnikova, a prominent member of the opposition campaign challenging President Alexander Lukashenko in a presidential election, the campaign team said....

 2020-08-08 18:41 

Reuters Africa

Czech apartment fire kills 11, including three children - iDNES.cz...

A fire tore through an apartment building in northern Czech Republic on Saturday, killing 11 people, including three children and five others who jumped from the upper floors to escape the blaze, local media reported....

 2020-08-08 17:49 

Reuters Africa

Thousands protest against Netanyahu over COVID-19, corruption allegations...

Thousands of Israelis rallied outside Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu...

 2020-08-08 17:41 

Reuters Africa

Trump seeks to go it alone after coronavirus stimulus talks break down...

President Donald Trump on Saturday plans to sign an executive order intended to provide economic relief to Americans hurt by the coronavirus pandemic after the White House failed to reach a deal with Congress, a White House source said....

 2020-08-08 17:04 

Reuters Africa

Ireland reports highest number of new COVID-19 cases since early May...

Ireland on Saturday reported 174 new cases of COVID-19, by far the highest number of infections since May and up from 98 on Friday and an average of 58 cases per day for the past week....

 2020-08-08 15:39 

Reuters Africa

Paris orders mandatory wearing of masks outdoors in busy areas as virus flares up...

Paris authorities on Saturday said it would be mandatory to wear a face mask outdoors in busy areas of the French capital from Monday as the number of coronavirus infections there rose....

 2020-08-08 15:39 

Reuters Africa

Buttler and Woakes pepper the boundaries to give England hope...

England lost a flurry of wickets as they chased 277 for victory over Pakistan on day four of the first test on Saturday, but Jos Buttler and Chris Woakes launched a counter-attack before tea to leave the game thrillingly poised....

 2020-08-08 15:38 

Reuters Africa

Bottas pips Hamilton to 70th Anniversary GP pole...

Valtteri Bottas pipped championship-leading Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton to pole position for Formula One...

 2020-08-08 15:36 

Reuters Africa

Ugandan presidential hopeful says police used bullets to disperse supporters...

Ugandan pop star and presidential hopeful, Bobi Wine, said some of his supporters were injured on Saturday after police fired teargas and live bullets to disperse a crowd in the country...

 2020-08-08 15:06 

Reuters Africa

Germany adds parts of Romania, Bulgaria to list of COVID risk areas...

Germany has declared certain regions in Romania and Bulgaria as risk areas after an increase in COVID-19 infections there, as Europe struggles to control an uptick in cases during the summer season....

 2020-08-08 13:38 

Reuters Africa

Algeria to lift some travel curbs, shorten curfew...

Algeria will further ease its coronavirus lockdown on Sunday, shortening an overnight curfew and lifting some travel curbs, the government said....

 2020-08-08 12:54 

Reuters Africa

France offers aid as Mauritius declares emergency over oil spill from stranded vessel...

French President Emmanuel Macron pledged on Saturday to send teams and equipment to help Mauritius deal with an oil spill that environmentalists fear could be a major ecological disaster....

 2020-08-08 12:38 

Reuters Africa

'I don't want to fly again': Surviving India's worst crash in 10 years...

Seated on the last row of the plane, Muhammed Junaid sensed something was amiss when Air India Express flight IX 1344 from Dubai was jerked around by strong winds as it approached the southern Indian city of Kozhikode late on Friday....

 2020-08-08 12:31 

Reuters Africa

Brazil COVID-19 deaths reach 100,000 and barrel onward...

Brazil...

 2020-08-08 11:55 

Reuters Africa

Thousands protest in Poland demanding release of LGBT activist...

Polish police said they detained 48 people after protesters tried to stop them arresting an LGBT activist accused of hanging rainbow flags over statues in Warsaw and damaging a pro-life campaigner...

 2020-08-08 11:21 

Reuters Africa

Russian city holds another anti-Kremlin protest over detained governor...

About 3,000 people joined another march in the Russian far eastern city of Khabarovsk on Saturday in protest over President Vladimir Putin...

 2020-08-08 11:18 

Reuters Africa

Van Persie joins Feyenoord to see if he takes to coaching...

Robin van Persie said he has joined Feyenoord Rotterdam's staff to help their forwards with their finishing - although he is not sure what his exact title is - and to see whether coaching is something he might like to pursue....

 2020-08-08 11:06 

Reuters Africa

Polish border guards detain 34 people from Middle East found in a lorry...

Polish border guards have detained 34 people from the Middle East, including four women and four children, who were traveling in a trailer of the lorry that came from Turkey via Slovakia, authorities said on Saturday....

 2020-08-08 10:12 

Reuters Africa

U.S. imposes sanctions on Central African Republic militia leader...

The United States on Friday imposed sanctions on the leader of a Central African Republic-based militia group, the Treasury Department said, accusing the leader, Sidiki Abass, of human rights abuse, including directly participating in torture....

 2020-08-08 10:08 

Reuters Africa

Blast rocks military base in Somali capital, at least eight dead...

A huge blast rocked a military base in Somalia...

 2020-08-08 10:02 

Reuters Africa

Ceasefire offers opportunity for eastern Ukraine peace push, says president...

Ukraine wants to build on a lull in fighting in the eastern Donbass region to push for a lasting peace settlement at a new round of four-way talks with Russia, France and Germany, President Volodymyr Zelenskiy told Reuters....

 2020-08-08 09:51 

Reuters Africa

Furious Lebanese count their losses from blast, plan demonstration...

As Beirut mourns its dead and grapples with the scale of rebuilding after this week...

 2020-08-08 09:46 

Reuters Africa

Children walk back to school in Gaza after five-month shutdown...

Hundreds of thousands of children walked through the streets of the Gaza Strip on Saturday to return to classes after five months of shutdown - though authorities said they were ready to close schools again if coronavirus cases spike....

 2020-08-08 09:22 

Reuters Africa

Tiger finds that looks can be deceiving at Harding Park...

TPC Harding Park...

 2020-08-08 09:12 

Reuters Africa

UK concerned by rise in small boats crossing from France, immigration official says...

The United Kingdom is concerned by an "unacceptable4; rise in the number of small boats crossing the English Channel from France and would act to return "illegal" migrants, immigration compliance minister Chris Philp said in an opinion piec...

 2020-08-08 09:08 

Reuters Africa

Turkey says it is ready to help rebuild port of Beirut...

Turkey is ready to help rebuild the port of Beirut, which was destroyed by a massive blast on Tuesday, Turkish Vice-President Fuat Oktay said during a visit to Lebanon on Saturday....

 2020-08-08 09:03 

Reuters Africa

Gunmen kill about 20 in attack in eastern Burkina Faso...

Unidentified gunmen killed about 20 people in an attack on a cattle market in eastern Burkina Faso on Friday, the government said in a statement....

 2020-08-08 08:58 

Reuters Africa

Australia to host T20 World Cup in 2022, women's WC postponed...

Australia will host this year...

 2020-08-08 08:58 

Reuters Africa

Huge blast rocks military base in Somali capital - military official...

A huge blast rocked a military base in Somalia...

 2020-08-08 08:54 

Reuters Africa

Botswana diamond exports fall by two thirds on COVID-19...

Botswana...

 2020-08-08 08:48 

Reuters Africa

Indonesia reports 2,277 new coronavirus infections...

Indonesia reported 2,277 new coronavirus infections on Saturday and 65 more deaths, data from its health ministry website showed....

 2020-08-08 08:45 

Reuters Africa

France's Macron to co-host Lebanon donor conference on Sunday, officials say...

French President Emmanuel Macron will host a donor conference for Lebanon via video-link on Sunday, his office said, as countries mobilise to help rebuild Beirut after this week...

 2020-08-08 08:18 

Reuters Africa

Philippines confirms 4,226 new coronavirus cases, 41 more deaths...

The Philippines...

 2020-08-08 08:10 

Reuters Africa

South Korea floods, landslides kill 21 as heavy rains continue...

At least 21 people have died after 46 days of heavy rains in South Korea, with the country...

 2020-08-08 07:45 

Reuters Africa

Arab League says ready to mobilise Arab efforts to help Lebanon after explosion...

Arab League Chief Ahmed Aboul Gheit said on Saturday he would seek to mobilise Arab efforts to provide support to Lebanon after a massive explosion destroyed parts of its capital Beirut this week....

 2020-08-08 05:15 

Reuters Africa

Death toll from Indian passenger aircraft accident rises to 18...

The death toll from an Indian passenger aircraft accident has risen to 18, while 16 people have been severely injured, a senior government official said on Saturday....

 2020-08-08 04:54 

Reuters Africa

Thai protesters demand the release of anti-government activists...

Dozens of protesters gathered in front of a Bangkok court on Saturday to demand the release of activist leaders, vowing to escalate anti-government demonstrations with a call for a protest in the Thai capital....

 2020-08-08 04:23 

Reuters Africa

Beijing's top Hong Kong office says U.S. sanctions are 'clowning actions' and 'ridiculous'...

Beijing...

 2020-08-08 03:04 

Reuters Africa

City in China's Inner Mongolia issues warning after bubonic plague patient dies...

Authorities in a city in the Chinese region of Inner Mongolia issued a warning after a patient who had bubonic plague died of multiple organ failure, state media reported on Saturday....

 2020-08-08 03:02 

Reuters Africa

NZ PM Ardern launches 'COVID election' campaign promising jobs...

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Saturday launched her re-election campaign promising a "laser-like" focus on boosting jobs and economic growth hit by the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2020-08-07 23:17 

Reuters Africa

Brazilian billionaire Lemann leads initiative to build COVID-19 vaccine factory...

Brazilian billionaire Jorge Lemann...

 2020-08-07 22:07 

Reuters Africa

U.S. counterspy chief warns Russia, China, Iran trying to meddle in 2020 election...

The top U.S. counterintelligence official on Friday warned that Russia, China and Iran will all try to interfere in the 2020 presidential election, with Russia already trying to undercut presumptive Democratic candidate Joe Biden....

 2020-08-07 21:50 

Reuters Africa

Rare syndrome linked to COVID-19 found in nearly 600 U.S. children -CDC...

Nearly 600 children were admitted to U.S. hospitals with a rare inflammatory syndrome associated with the novel coronavirus over four months during the peak of the pandemic, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said in a report on Friday....

 2020-08-07 19:56 

Reuters Africa

Fauci warns COVID-19 vaccine may be only partially effective, public health measures still needed...

An approved coronavirus vaccine could end up being effective only 50-60% of the time, meaning public health measures will still be needed to keep the pandemic under control, Dr. Anthony Fauci, the top U.S. infectious diseases expert, said on Friday....

 2020-08-07 19:08 

Reuters Africa

No Beirut blast inquiry request, says U.N. after Macron call for probe...

The United Nations has not received any requests to investigate the deadly explosion in Beirut...

 2020-08-07 18:43 

Reuters Africa

White House turns down Democrats' offer to meet halfway with $2 trillion coronavirus plan...

Congressional Democrats on Friday offered to reduce a proposed coronavirus aid package by $1 trillion if Republicans would add a trillion to their counter-offer, an idea President Donald Trump...

 2020-08-07 18:42 

Reuters Africa

Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon retreats in July from 2019 record...

Deforestation in Brazil...

 2020-08-07 18:15 

Reuters Africa

Hezbollah denies storing weapons at Beirut port depot...

Hezbollah...

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