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WHO Warns Coronavirus Crisis May Get 'Worse and Worse and Worse'

WHO Warns Coronavirus Crisis May Get 'Worse and Worse and Worse'

The new coronavirus pandemic raging around the globe will worsen if countries fail to adhere to strict healthcare precautions, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned on Monday. “Let me be blunt, too many countries are headed in the wrong direction, the virus remains public enemy number one,”

Germany Arrests 2 Syrians Over 2012 Killing of Army Officer

Germany Arrests 2 Syrians Over 2012 Killing of Army Officer

Two Syrians accused of involvement in the killing of an army officer in their homeland in 2012 were arrested in Germany on Monday, prosecutors said. Federal prosecutors said the pair, identified only as Khedr A.K and Sami A.S.

Global Coronavirus Cases Rise Above 13 Million

Global coronavirus infections passed 13 million on Monday, according to a Reuters tally, marking another milestone in the spread of the disease which has killed more than half a million people in seven months. The first case was reported in China in early January and it took three months to reach

Poland's Incumbent Duda Wins Presidential Election

Poland's Incumbent Duda Wins Presidential Election

Poland’s incumbent Andrzej Duda has won the presidential election, results from over 99% of polling stations show, with remaining uncounted votes unlikely to sway the final outcome, the National Electoral Commission said on Monday. Duda, an ally of Poland’s ruling nationalists, is expected to hel

US May Resume Federal Executions After 17 Years

US May Resume Federal Executions After 17 Years

A US appeals court has issued a ruling that would allow for the first federal execution in 17 years on Monday, pending a last-minute application to the Supreme Court. President Donald Trump's administration has scheduled three more executions in the coming months, saying it is acting in the inter

China Says 33 Rivers Hit Record Levels as Floods Situation Remains 'Grim'

China Says 33 Rivers Hit Record Levels as Floods Situation Remains 'Grim'

As many as 33 rivers in China have risen to their highest levels in history during the current wave of floods, a senior water ministry official said on Monday, as regions across the country brace for another “grim” week of torrential rain. Ye Jianchun, vice minister of water resources, told a bri

NZ Mosque Shooter to Represent Himself at Sentencing

NZ Mosque Shooter to Represent Himself at Sentencing

The gunman behind New Zealand's Christchurch mosque shootings sacked his lawyers Monday and opted to represent himself, a month ahead of the sentencing hearing, the court said on Monday. Australian national Brenton Tarrant will be sentenced on August 24 on 51 murder convictions, 40 of attempted m

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