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India overtakes Italy in coronavirus cases amid easing of lockdown

India has recorded close to 10,000 new cases of Covid-19 in the past 24 hours, taking its total above that of Italy. The country now has the sixth-highest number of...

  Asia / South Asia

India overtakes Italy in coronavirus cases amid easing of lockdown

India has recorded close to 10,000 new cases of Covid-19 in the past 24 hours, taking its total above that of Italy. The country now has the sixth-highest number of confirmed cases in the world, 236,657. There have been 6,649 deaths. The health system in Mumbai is on the verge of collapse while hospitals in the capital, Delhi, are reportedly...

COVID-19 epidemics in India, South Asia growing but not exploding: WHO

The number of COVID-19 cases in India has been doubling every three weeks but the epidemic is not growing exponentially in the country and South Asia region, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday “In South Asia, not just in India, but in Bangladesh and... Pakistan and other countries of South Asia with large dense populations, the disease has...

  Americas

California mayor resigns over email about police killings

The mayor of a Southern California city resigned following an email in which he stated he didn't "believe there's ever been a good person of colour killed by a police officer" locally. Temecula Mayor James Stewart had apologised Thursday for the email, saying he never meant to use the word "good." He had said he...

  Europe

  Europe

  Africa

  Africa

Congo hit by new Ebola outbreak

Authorities in Congo announced a new Ebola outbreak in the western city of Mbandaka on Monday, adding to another epidemic of the virus that has raged in the east since 2018. Six cases have been detected, four of which have died in the city, a trading hub of 1.5 million people on the Congo River with regular transport links to...

Rwanda genocide suspect arrested in France after decades on the run

Rwandan genocide suspect Felicien Kabuga, who is accused of funding militias that massacred about 800,000 people, was arrested on Saturday near Paris after 26 years on the run, the French justice ministry said. The 84-year-old, who is Rwanda’s most-wanted man and had a $5 million US bounty on his head, was living under a false identity in a flat in...