Italy registered 34,767 new cases on Saturday, about 2,500 fewer than the previous day. The government recently put the majority of Italy’s regions under new restrictions, including banning dining at cafes and restaurants in areas where the health care system…
By Nasser Karimi, Associated Press
Iran has recorded daily death tolls of above 430 over the past five days. The Iranian Health Ministry said on Saturday that the total number of confirmed cases has risen to above 840,000.
By Danica Kirka, Associated Press
The stopgap agreement allows trade between the two countries to continue under the same terms as Canada's existing treaty with the EU while negotiators begin work on a new bilateral deal between the U.K. and Canada, Prime Minister Boris Johnson…
By Aya Batrawy, Associated Press
The Group of 20 summit began on Saturday with appeals by the world’s most powerful leaders to collectively chart a way forward as the coronavirus pandemic overshadows this year’s gathering, transforming it from in-person meetings to a virtual gathering of…
By Patty Gorena Morales, Isabella Isaacs-Thomas
Here are some organizations working to alleviate the crisis throughout the region, and others offering aid to specific communities in need.
By David Biller, Mauricio Savarese, Associated Press
Infections are increasing from Brazil's biggest cities to the Amazon and there's been rampant speculation the nation could be on track to follow the path of U.S. and Europe, where new cases are spiraling.
By Associated Press
The deal struck Friday to postpone “Black Friday” comes amid broad concerns that French shops shuttered by the nation’s coronavirus lockdown are hemorrhaging business.
By Jamey Keaten, Cara Anna, Associated Press
The United Nations refugee agency says about 32,000 people have fled Ethiopia's embattled Tigray region into neighboring Sudan, and it is preparing to take in up to 200,000 in the next six months if necessary.
By Tameen Akhgar. Associated Press and Samy Magdy, Eissa Ahmed, Associated Press
Dire U.N. warnings of a growing hunger crisis are becoming reality in multiple countries. The coronavirus pandemic is adding a further burden on families already struggling to feed themselves amid collapsing economies and war.
By Risdel Kasasira, Associated Press
The death toll from protests over the arrest of Ugandan opposition presidential hopeful and musician Bobi Wine has risen to 37, police said Friday. This is the country’s worst unrest in a decade, and more is expected ahead of the…
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