U.S. proposes transitional government for Venezuela

The Trump administration offered to lift sanctions if President Nicolás Maduro and his political nemesis, opposition leader Juan Guaidó, both step aside.

Israel deploys security forces to make ultra-Orthodox stay home

The insular religious communities have resisted restrictions and emerged as covid-19 hotspots.
Mapoon, a town on Australia’s Cape York peninsula, is one of many remote indigenous communities that has implemented travel restrictions. (Mapoon Aboriginal Shire Council)
Mapoon, a town on Australia’s Cape York peninsula, is one of many remote indigenous communities that has implemented travel restrictions. (Mapoon Aboriginal Shire Council)

The world’s indigenous peoples, with tragic history of disease, implore outsiders to keep coronavirus away

The pandemic is exacerbating deep-seated inequities. That makes indigenous peoples particularly vulnerable.
Farmers fear coronavirus issues mean there will be no one to work in their fields.
From a restricted Italy, an artist’s eye on the deadly coronavirus outbreak
Covid-19 has killed one in Kenya. Police have killed two and injured dozens enforcing a curfew.
London’s could be staffed by flight attendants.
The coronavirus pandemic has wrought logistical nightmares and disrupted one of the faith’s most cherished traditions.
Businesses that recently resumed operations have been told to close again as the country weighs an economic reboot against the risk of new infections.
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The new pandemic powers won by Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orbán may be a fatal blow for the country's immunocompromised democratic system.
The United States now accounts for nearly one in five reported coronavirus infections worldwide.
Unauthorized crossings have dropped steeply in recent days as U.S. implements rapid deportation model due to emergency measures.
Sen. Richard Burr’s sell-off has drawn criticism, and now scrutiny from law enforcement and regulators.
The country is taking an unorthodox approach to the pandemic, but officials acknowledge the real number of cases is much higher than reported.
U.S.-backed Kurdish forces said they were battling to bring the prison in Hasakah under control.
The emergency measures have no end date.
The heist was the latest in a long line of Van Gogh thefts in the Netherlands.
They will officially step down as working members of the British royal family.
Holland America Line's Zaandam and Rotterdam are making progress toward land -- but it's still unclear where and when passengers will be allowed to leave the ships.
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Asian shares are mixed as worries about economic damage from the coronavirus pandemic grow
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The U.N. Security Council is urging Afghanistan’s warring parties to heed the U.N. secretary-general’s call for an immediate cease-fire to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and ensure delivery of humanitarian aid throughout the country
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Mexico has started taking tougher measures against the coronavirus after weeks of its president hugging followers and saying religious medals would protect him
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Kim Byung-rok has toiled for decades polishing and mending shoes
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Major social media companies are taking aim at Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s dismissal of social distancing, joining others in the country who are lining up against his controversial stance regarding the new coronavirus
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