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 emergency measures have no end date.
The heist was the latest in a long line of Van Gogh thefts in the Netherlands.
From a restricted Italy, an artist’s eye on the deadly coronavirus outbreak
They will officially step down as working members of the British royal family.
Sen. Richard Burr’s sell-off has drawn criticism, and now scrutiny from law enforcement and regulators.
Sergei Sobyanin has become the face of Russia’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, imposing a strict quarantine on the capital Monday.
The Games were originally set to begin on July 24, 2020 but were postponed due 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.
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Dubai’s premier developer Emaar Properties has posted net profits of $1.68 billion for 2019, but revenue slightly dipped for the builder of the world’s tallest tower as it faces an even tougher year ahead due to the global coronavirus pandemic
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The Russian capital has woken up to a lockdown obliging most people in the city of 13 million to stay home
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Carluccio’s, the restaurant chain that served solid Italian fare in the U.K. for the best part of three decades, has called in the administrators after failing to secure its financial future in the wake of the government’s decision to close all restaurants in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic
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Japan’s Defense Ministry says one of its destroyers collided with a Chinese fishing boat in the East China Sea but no one was injured
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The coronavirus is taking root in the world’s most unequal region after many of Latin America’s first cases arrived with members of the elite returning from vacations or work trips to Europe and the United States
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