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Sun, 12 Jul 2020 19:25:40 GMT
A 24-hour tally of 15,299 new coronavirus cases eclipses the worst rates seen in New York in April.
Coronavirus: South Africa bans alcohol sales again to combat Covid-19
Sun, 12 Jul 2020 23:49:42 GMT
It is one of several restrictions introduced by President Ramaphosa amid rising infection rates.
Poland's Duda holds slim lead in presidential election, exit poll suggests
Sun, 12 Jul 2020 22:21:34 GMT
The conservative incumbent Andrzej Duda leads by a tiny margin, according to an exit poll.
Daniel Lewis Lee: First US federal execution to go ahead after 17 years
Mon, 13 Jul 2020 00:44:48 GMT
The execution of convicted murderer Daniel Lewis Lee had been blocked on Friday by a federal judge.
Iran plane crash: 'Human error' to blame for downing of Ukrainian jet
Sun, 12 Jul 2020 16:26:26 GMT
Iran says equipment error and poor communication caused civilian plane to be shot down by military.
Sudan scraps apostasy law and alcohol ban for non-Muslims
Sun, 12 Jul 2020 13:26:59 GMT
The ban on alcohol is lifted for non-Muslims, while the apostasy law and public flogging are scrapped.
Central and southern China hit by heavy flooding
Sun, 12 Jul 2020 16:28:51 GMT
The country's flood response alert has been raised to the second highest level.
Coronavirus: Three generations of Bollywood Bachchan family infected
Sun, 12 Jul 2020 20:42:11 GMT
Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, her father-in-law, husband and daughter test positive for Covid-19.
Mali opposition rejects President Keïta's concessions amid unrest
Sun, 12 Jul 2020 17:39:40 GMT
Opposition leaders reject President Keïta's "nonsense" concessions as political unrest grows.
Hagia Sophia: Pope 'pained' as Istanbul museum reverts to mosque
Sun, 12 Jul 2020 13:42:17 GMT
The Pope is the latest faith leader to voice concern at the Istanbul museum reverting to a mosque.
Roger Stone: Robert Mueller defends indictment over Russia probe
Sun, 12 Jul 2020 07:39:26 GMT
Ex-US special counsel Robert Mueller intervenes after President Trump commutes an aide's jail term.
Xu Zhangrun: Outspoken professor freed after six days
Sun, 12 Jul 2020 16:49:48 GMT
A friend said constitutional law professor Xu Zhangrun was in good health.
Hong Kong: Opposition primaries draw thousands despite security law fears
Sun, 12 Jul 2020 13:54:08 GMT
Hundreds of thousands of people vote despite fears that doing so may breach a new security law.
Three generations on the impact of George Floyd's death
Sun, 12 Jul 2020 22:59:34 GMT
Three generations of one family discuss their experiences of racism and whether things are changing.
India's growing Covid-19 waste challenges workers
Sun, 12 Jul 2020 23:03:46 GMT
Millions are using gloves and masks but safely discarding them is proving to be challenge.
Wounds of Dutch history expose deep racial divide
Sun, 12 Jul 2020 23:11:35 GMT
Faced with protests and attacks on statues, the Dutch are struggling with a legacy of racism.
The women who can't get an abortion in lockdown
Sun, 12 Jul 2020 23:14:58 GMT
Indian women are struggling to access safe reproductive services because of Covid-19 restrictions.
The woman who wants to make kids better with money
Sun, 12 Jul 2020 23:10:49 GMT
Louise Hill is the founder of GoHenry, which provides prepaid debit cards for children.
US Navy ship fire: Sailors and fire crew injured
Sun, 12 Jul 2020 21:47:10 GMT
At least 21 sailors needed medical care following a fire on the vessel, moored at San Diego Naval Base.
Srebrenica: Scaled-back ceremony marks 25 years since massacre
Sat, 11 Jul 2020 15:25:18 GMT
Restrictions put in place to slow the spread of coronavirus meant fewer dignitaries were able to attend the ceremony.
George Floyd: 'If you don't break the chain, then who will?'
Sat, 11 Jul 2020 23:03:43 GMT
Across the US, street artists have been inspired by the death of George Floyd earlier this year.
Coronavirus: President Trump wears face mask for first time
Sun, 12 Jul 2020 06:39:09 GMT
US President Trump is seen wearing a face mask for the first time during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Nigeria: 11-year old dancer challenges ballet stereotypes
Fri, 10 Jul 2020 23:01:24 GMT
11-year-old Anthony Mmesoma Madu is challenging ballet stereotypes.
Cancel culture: What unites young people against Obama and Trump
Tue, 07 Jul 2020 21:05:37 GMT
The push to bring down memorials has renewed criticisms of "cancel culture" from current and past presidents.
Iran's female gamers face challenges to stay online
Mon, 06 Jul 2020 23:02:10 GMT
There's been a lockdown gaming boom — but in Iran it's been difficult to stay connected.
Killing Eve: How author Luke Jennings created Villanelle
Wed, 08 Jul 2020 02:47:15 GMT
We speak to the man who created the character of Villanelle, author Luke Jennings.
Shooting celebrities: Thirty years behind the lens
Tue, 07 Jul 2020 22:51:46 GMT
Celebrity portrait photographer Andy Gotts celebrates 30 years behind the camera.
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