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Brazil surpasses US in daily coronavirus death toll

Brazil daily coronavirus deaths were higher than fatalities in the United States for the first time over the last 24 hours, according to the country’s Health Ministry. Brazil registered 807...

  Asia / South Asia

Earthquake rattles New Zealand for the second time in 48 hours

A magnitude 5.2 earthquake struck the New Zealand city of Levin, near the country’s capital Wellington, a day after a 5.8 tremor was recorded in the same area, government seismic monitor Geonet said on Tuesday. The epicentre was 30 km (20 miles) northwest of Levin and at a depth of 32 km, reports Reuters. The country’s capital Wellington and nearby...

India among 10 worst-hit coronavirus countries as cases jump

India on Monday posted its biggest single-day jump in cases of Covid-19, overtaking Iran to become one of the 10 worst-hit nations, even as the government allowed domestic air travel to restart, reports Reuters. India reported another 6,977 cases, taking its total ot 138,845, according to government data, despite the world's longest lockdown imposed in March by Prime Minister Narendra...

  Americas

Brazil surpasses US in daily coronavirus death toll

Brazil daily coronavirus deaths were higher than fatalities in the United States for the first time over the last 24 hours, according to the country’s Health Ministry. Brazil registered 807 deaths over the last 24 hours, whereas 620 died in the United States, Reuters reported early on Tuesday. Brazil has the second worst outbreak in...

  Europe

  Europe

  Africa

  Africa

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...

Niger’s labor minister dies from coronavirus

Niger’s Labor and Employment Minister Mohamed Ben Omar died from the novel coronavirus, public TV channel Tele Sahel has announced. Omar’s Social Democratic Party (PSD) announced that he had died Sunday at a hospital in the capital Niamey but did not disclose the cause. The channel broadcast the 55-year-old minister’s recent message to the nation in which he urged workers...