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New 20,903 cases take India’s coronavirus tally to 625,000

India on Friday recorded the highest single-day spike of 20,903 cases, pushing the total tally to 6,25,544, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said

A man pushes a cart filled with liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) cylinders on a street painted with circles for people to maintain social distancing in Mumbai, India, 1 July 2020.

Eight Indian police shot dead in ambush

Eight policemen have been shot dead in India after being ambushed as they went to arrest a murder suspect, authorities said Friday

Eight Indian police shot dead in ambush

COVID-19 global death toll now 520,634

With the sharp rise in infections in many countries, the global coronavirus cases have soared to 10,836,500 on Friday morning, according to the Centre for System Science and Engineering of Johns ...

People walk wearing mask in Dhaka

US sees record daily COVID-19 cases count

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has reported a new single-day record of COVID-19 cases across the country at 54,357

A group of women eat at a restaurant amid the global outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Austin, Texas, US, on 28 June.

Death toll climbs to 162 in Myanmar jade mine collapse

The death toll in a landslide at a jade mine in northern Myanmar has risen to at least 162, with more feared dead, authorities said.

Jade mine collapses following a landslide in Hpakant

Indonesia reports 1,624 new coronavirus cases

Indonesia reported 1,624 coronavirus infections on Thursday in its biggest jump in new cases since the epidemic began, health ministry official Achmad Yurianto said

Passengers wearing protective masks carry their luggage at the Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, amid the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Tangerang near Jakarta, Indonesia, 12 May 2020.

Russians grant Putin right to extend his rule until 2036 in landslide vote

Russians opened the door to Vladimir Putin staying in power until 2036 by voting overwhelmingly for constitutional changes that will allow him to run again for president twice, but critics said the ...

Russian President Vladimir Putin shows his passport to a member of a local electoral commission at a polling station on the last day of a weeklong nationwide vote on constitutional reforms in Moscow, Russia, 1 July 2020.

China warns Britain about Hong Kong citizenship plan

China warned Britain on Thursday it could retaliate with "corresponding measures" for London's decision to extend a broader path to citizenship for the residents of Hong Kong

Anti-government protesters march again Beijing's plans to impose national security legislation in Hong Kong, China on 24 May 2020

Colombia tops 100,000 coronavirus cases, nears 3,500 deaths

Colombia's confirmed coronavirus infections tipped across the 100,000 case threshold on Wednesday, as the country's quarantine measures roll on and intensive care units fill.

An employee of the health ministry wearing protective gear talks to a man wearing a face mask who will undergo a rapid test for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Bogota, Colombia, 1 July 2020.

Myanmar mine landslide death toll surges past 100

The miners were collecting stones in the jade-rich Hpakant area of Kachin state when the "muddy wave" crashed onto them, following heavy rain, the fire service department said in a Facebook post.

People carry a dead body following a landslide at a mining site in Phakant, Kachin State City, Myanmar 2 July 2020, in this picture obtained from social media.
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