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In Brazil, a President Under Fire Lashes Out at Investigators

Saturday  07:01,   30 may 2020

RIO DE JANEIRO — The embattled president of Brazil stood outside his mansion on Thursday, indignant and angry, wearing a necktie patterned with assault rifles. The day before, the police had raided properties linked to several of his most die-hard... >>>

Testing Is Key to Beating Coronavirus, Right? Japan Has Other Ideas

Saturday  07:01,   30 may 2020

TOKYO — As the world tries to get a handle on the coronavirus and emerge from paralyzing lockdowns, public health officials have repeated a mantra: “test, test, test.” But Japan went its own way, limiting tests to only the most severe cases as other >>>

VIRUS-TICKER-Four new coronavirus cases in China

Saturday  06:50,   30 may 2020

May 30 (Reuters) - The new type of coronavirus continues to spread. Current developments follow: 04:04 - In China, the authorities report four new coronavirus cases. All four sufferers were infected abroad, reports the national health commission.... >>>

U.S. Seeks to Sell More Arms to Saudi Arabia

Saturday  06:30,   30 may 2020

The Trump administration is planning to sell nearly $500 million in precision-guided munitions to Saudi Arabia, drawing renewed objections from senior Democratic lawmakers who question the timing and justification for the deal. Preliminary... >>>

Peru Locked Down Hard and Early. Why Is Its Coronavirus Outbreak So Bad?

Saturday  04:50,   30 may 2020

Peru Locked Down Hard and Early. Why Is Its Coronavirus Outbreak So Bad?Most countries that have seen their COVID-19 cases explode in the last month—Sweden, the U.K. and the U.S.—have received fierce criticism from epidemiologists for their... >>>

Brazil COVID-19 death toll hits 27,878, surpassing hard-hit Spain

Saturday  04:20,   30 may 2020

Brazil on Friday reached 27,878 coronavirus deaths, official figures showed, surpassing the toll of hard-hit Spain and making it the country with the fifth-highest number of fatalities. The epicenter of the South American coronavirus outbreak,... >>>

Merkel rebuffs Trump invitation to G7 summit

Saturday  02:25,   30 may 2020

The president wants a landmark event but the German chancellor ‘cannot agree’ to travel due to ongoing pandemic."The federal chancellor thanks President Trump for his invitation to the G7 summit at the end of June in Washington. As of today,... >>>

Exclusive: U.S. warns governments, firms against aiding Iran fuel shipments to Venezuela - envoy

Saturday  00:06,   30 may 2020

Seeking to deter further shipments of Iranian fuel to Venezuela, the Trump administration has quietly warned foreign governments, seaports, shipping companies and insurers that they could face stiff U.S. sanctions if they aid the tanker flotilla,... >>>

Masks, attestation ... The new rules in Ile-de-France transport set this weekend

Saturday  00:05,   30 may 2020

© LP / Aurélie Ladet In order to maintain physical distance in Ile-de-France transport, half of the seats have been condemned in the trains, and around 5,000 police officers are mobilized to filter access to certain stations and stations. It is a... >>>

North Korea accuses U.S. of hurting its image with cyber threat warning

Friday  23:16,   29 may 2020

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea accused the United States of smear tactics on Friday after Washington renewed accusations last month that Pyongyang was responsible for malicious cyber attacks. © Reuters/Kevin Lamarque FILE PHOTO: Pictures of the... >>>

WWII aircraft discovered on English beach after 76 years

Friday  22:32,   29 may 2020

A British couple have found the wreckage of a crashed World War II fighter plane, believed to be a Bristol Beaufighter TF.X aircraft, on a beach in northeastern England. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) {... >>>

Trump announces US ‘terminating’ relationship with WHO

Friday  22:32,   29 may 2020

President Trump on Friday announced that the U.S. is "terminating" its relationship with the embattled World Health Organization (WHO) over its failure to enact reforms in the face of U.S. concerns over its handling of the coronavirus pandemic and... >>>

Trump tells administration to begin process of eliminating Hong Kong privileges

Friday  22:32,   29 may 2020

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he was directing his administration to begin the process of eliminating special treatment for Hong Kong in response to China plans to impose new security legislation in the territory. © Thomson Reuters U.S. >>>

Monkeys 'escape with coronavirus samples' after attacking lab assistant

Friday  21:25,   29 may 2020

A gang of monkeys attacked a laboratory assistant and escaped with a batch of coronavirus blood test samples, it has been reported. 1/3 SLIDES © Getty Monkeys get on a motorcycle to eat fruits from a box during a the lockdown in New Delhi 2/3 SLIDES >>>

WHO, 37 countries launch alliance to share tools to battle COVID-19

Friday  21:25,   29 may 2020

HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/WHO (UPDATE 1, PIX):UPDATE 1-WHO, 37 countries launch alliance to share tools to battle COVID-19While the push by mostly developing nations, called the COVID-19 Technology Access Pool, won praise from groups including Doctors... >>>