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  • Sun, 12 Jul 2020 08:54

    Tokyo confirms 206 new cases of coronavirus infections on Sunday - NHK

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Tokyo officials confirmed 206 new coronavirus infections on Sunday, public broadcaster NHK reported, as Japan’s capital struggles with a resurgence in cases after the government lifted a state of emergency.

  • Sun, 12 Jul 2020 08:51

    Two missing in south China biofuel plant blast - state media

    SINGAPORE/BEIJING (Reuters) - Two people were missing and two injured after an explosion on Sunday at a biofuel plant in China’s Fujian province, the local fire department and state media said.

  • Sun, 12 Jul 2020 08:48

    Styrian GP qualifying could be postponed to Sunday

    SPIELBERG, Austria (Reuters) - Rain washed out final practice for the Styrian Formula One Grand Prix at Austria’s Red Bull Ring on Saturday, with the risk of qualifying being postponed to Sunday.

  • Sun, 12 Jul 2020 08:46

    Poles vote in presidential election that could define EU relations

    WARSAW (Reuters) - Poles vote on Sunday in a knife-edge presidential election that may shape the country’s future relations with the European Union, which have been frayed by the bloc’s concerns over the rule of law.

  • Sun, 12 Jul 2020 08:43

    On fifth attempt, U.N. Security Council renews Syria aid via Turkey

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The United Nations Security Council on Saturday approved aid deliveries to Syria through one border crossing from Turkey, a day after its authorization for the six-year-long humanitarian operation ended, leaving millions of Syrian civilians in limbo.

  • Sun, 12 Jul 2020 08:40

    Wife of Brazil's Bolsonaro, and her two daughters, test negative for coronavirus

    RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Michelle Bolsonaro, the wife of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro who is sick with the new coronavirus, said on Saturday that she and her two daughters had tested negative for the virus.

  • Sun, 12 Jul 2020 08:37

    Thailand plans November human testing for potential coronavirus vaccine

    BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai researchers plan to begin human trials of a potential vaccine for the new coronavirus in November and are preparing 10,000 doses, a senior official said on Sunday, aiming for a vaccine that could be ready for use by late next year.

  • Sun, 12 Jul 2020 08:35

    China raises flood alert to second highest level

    BEIJING/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - China on Sunday raised its flood response alert to the second highest grade as downpours continued to batter regions along the Yangtze River, with the eastern provinces of Jiangsu and Jiangxi among the worst hit, state media reported.

  • Sun, 12 Jul 2020 08:32

    'Witch Hunt': Trump commutes longtime adviser Roger Stone's prison sentence

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump commuted the sentence of his longtime friend and adviser Roger Stone, sparing him from prison after he was convicted of lying under oath to lawmakers investigating Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election.