Coronavirus pandemic

UK coronavirus toll jumps as Johnson leaves ICU: Live updates

UK PM remains in hospital as country's death toll rises by 881 to 7,978 and confirmed cases worldwide top 1.5 million.

UK coronavirus toll jumps as Johnson leaves ICU: Live updates

Canada

Canada lifts suspension of arms exports to Saudi Arabia

Ottawa says renegotiation of contract will secure 'jobs of thousands of Canadians' but activists accuse it of hypocrisy.

Canada lifts suspension of arms exports to Saudi Arabia

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Boris Johnson out of intensive care

The UK is approaching its coronavirus peak, but questions are being raised about financing crisis mitigation plans.

Boris Johnson out of intensive care as UK's economic issues mount

China

Timeline: How the new coronavirus spread

The virus has killed more than 90,000 people and infected at least 1.5 million worldwide.

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UK presses ahead with post-Brexit immigration crackdown

Shortcomings of the Conservatives' plan for points-based immigration system exposed by COVID-19 crisis, opponents say.

UK presses ahead with points-based immigration plan amid pandemic

Italy

One hundred Italian doctors have died of coronavirus

Doctors said being asked to fight the coronavirus pandemic without adequate protective equipment was 'not a fair fight'.

One hundred Italian doctors have died of coronavirus

Coronavirus pandemic

Dozens buried on NY Hart Island a day as coronavirus deaths surge

NYC has used the island to bury those with no next of kin or whose families can not arrange a funeral since the 1800s.

Dozens buried on NY Hart Island a day as coronavirus deaths surge

Health

Uganda's Museveni releases indoor workout video amid lockdown

President Yoweri Museveni has banned outdoor exercise to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus.

Uganda's Museveni releases indoor workout video amid lockdown

US Elections 2020

Battle over voting by mail upends US's 'coronavirus election'

Voting rights advocates believe the pandemic will significantly impact how many people turn out in upcoming elections.

Battle over voting by mail upends US's 'coronavirus election'

Coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus: Which countries have confirmed cases?

Over 1.49 million infections are confirmed in at least 184 countries and territories, including more than 88,000 deaths.

Africa

Chadian troops 'kill 1,000 Boko Haram fighters' in Lake Chad

Chad's army says it lost 52 troops during the operation against Boko Haram.

Chadian troops 'kill 1,000 Boko Haram fighters' in Lake Chad

Coronavirus pandemic

In Zimbabwe, lack of tests sparks fear COVID-19 goes undetected

Medics, opposition politicians and activists sound alarm over shortage of test kits and infrastructure challenges.

In Zimbabwe, lack of tests sparks fear COVID-19 goes undetected