Islamic State detainees mutiny at prison in Syria

U.S.-backed Kurdish forces said the prison was brought under control after militants seized parts of the facility.
Sandy and Ron Posno at their home in London, Ontario. Ron was diagnosed in 2016 with mild cognitive impairment, which is sometimes a precursor to dementia. (Christopher Evans for The Post)
Sandy and Ron Posno at their home in London, Ontario. Ron was diagnosed in 2016 with mild cognitive impairment, which is sometimes a precursor to dementia. (Christopher Evans for The Post)

Canada debates offering physician-assisted death to patients who aren’t terminally ill

Surveys show Canadians favor expanding access to medical assistance in dying. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government has introduced legislation that would overhaul the process.
The Games were originally set to begin on July 24, 2020 but were postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin has become the face of Russia’s response to the coronavirus pandemic.
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The reality is that neither side has acquitted itself well so far during the crisis.
It took a month for the United States to record its first 1,000 coronavirus-related fatalities. The next 1,000 took just two days.
Imported to the region by those who can afford to travel and study abroad, covid-19 threatens those who can least afford care and treatment — or a day off.
Protective gear in Lagos is going viral for the greater good.
Tokyo has focused resources on the sick — but Seoul’s success may offer a better model for U.S. officials.
Doctors and health experts say the restrictions impact efforts to prevent viral spread and save lives.
More than 600,000 people have been infected and at least 28,000 killed worldwide. The United States leads the world in infections; Italy has recorded the most deaths.
Rosneft said it was selling its business in Venezuela to a company completely owned by the Russian government.
It’s part of a global cry for help as the pandemic grows.
From a restricted Italy, an artist’s eye on the deadly coronavirus outbreak
How do you choose between patients when allocating limited resources?
Instead of encouraging social distancing, police detained hundreds in close quarters.
U.S. officials say they get reports almost every day about ‘imminent’ attacks on military and diplomatic targets.
Greetings from Dublin, Moscow, Sweden and Germany.
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Hungary’s parliament has approved a bill giving Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s government extraordinary powers during the coronavirus pandemic without setting an end date for their expiration
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Local organizers of Dubai’s Expo 2020 have recommended postponing til next year the event over the new coronavirus pandemic
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Gunmen have killed a New Zealand miner and wounded six others near the world’s largest gold mine in Indonesia’s easternmost Papua region
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A spokesman for Kurdish-led forces in northeastern Syria says they have put an end to riots by Islamic State militants in a prison there
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North Korea says “reckless remarks” by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo make it clear that Washington has no intention of resuming nuclear talks
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