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A funeral home worker wearing a full protective gear, walks past a family who accompanied the remains of their relative for burial in the Covid-19 area at the La Verbena cemetery in Guatemala in Guatemala City, Monday, July 6, 2020. As a measure to stop the spread of the coronavirus, the government prohibits family members from attending funerals in this cemetery. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
The Latest: India’s coronavirus death toll passes 20,000India’s death toll from the coronavirus has passed 20,000, with case numbers surging past 700,000
The Associated Press1 hour ago
A police van is surrounded by photographers as a 23-year-old man, Tong Ying-kit, arrives at a court in Hong Kong Monday, July 6, 2020. Tong has become the first person in Hong Kong to be charged under the new national security law, for allegedly driving a motorcycle into a group of policemen while bearing a flag with the "Liberate Hong Kong, revolution of our time" slogan. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
TikTok to leave Hong Kong as security law raises worriesTikTok says it will stop operations in Hong Kong after the city enacted a sweeping national security law last week
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews walks to a press conference in Melbourne, Monday, July 6, 2020. As Australia is emerging from pandemic restrictions, the Victoria state capital Melbourne is buckling down with more extreme and divisive measures that are causing anger and igniting arguments over who is to blame as the disease spreads again at an alarming rate. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)
Australia's 2nd largest city foils nation's pandemic successAustralia has been among the world’s most successful countries in containing its coronavirus outbreak, with one exception
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Students wearing face masks to protect against the new coronavirus is accompanied by their relatives leave the school after finishing the first day of China's national college entrance examinations, known as the gaokao, in Beijing, Tuesday, July 7, 2020. China's college entrance exams began in Beijing on Tuesday after being delayed by a month due to the coronavirus outbreak. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
Asia Today: China's university exam begins after virus delayAlmost 11 million students began taking China’s university entrance exam after a delay as the country worked to bring down coronavirus infections
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Japan Self Defense Force members rescue residents on a rubber boat on a flooded road hit by heavy rain in Omuta, Fukuoka prefecture, southern Japan Tuesday, July 7, 2020. Rescue operations continued and rain threatened wider areas of the main island of Kyushu. (Juntaro Yokoyama/Kyodo News via AP)
Death toll from flooding in Japan rises to 50, dozen missingDefense soldiers rescued residents on boats as the floodwater flowed down what used to be streets in southern Japanese towns as the deadly rain and floods spread across the region, leaving at least 50 people dead and a dozen others still missing
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - In this June 12, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump, right, shakes hands with North Korea leader Kim Jong Un at the Capella resort on Sentosa Island in Singapore. North Korea on Tuesday, July 7, 2020, repeated it has no immediate intent to resume dialogue with the United States hours before U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun was to arrive in South Korea for discussions on the stalled nuclear diplomacy. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
N. Korea rejects talks ahead of US envoy's arrival in Seoul North Korea is again saying it has no immediate intent to resume dialogue with the United States hours before a U.S. representative arrives in South Korea for discussions on the stalled diplomacy
The Associated Press6 hours ago
FILE - In this April 9, 2019 file photo, Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro speaks during a swearing-in ceremony at the Planalto Presidential Palace, in Brasilia, Brazil. Bolsonaro’s latest education minister offered his resignation Tuesday, June 30, 2020, just days after his appointment, creating a new headache for the embattled leader as he struggles to start a new chapter at the ministry and shore up flagging support. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres, File)
Brazil's Bolsonaro tested for COVID-19, feels wellBrazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro says he will be tested for COVID-19 after having an X-ray of his lungs on Monday
The Associated Press7 hours ago
American student released after 486 days in Egyptian prisonThe U.S. State Department says an American medical student detained without trial in an Egyptian prison for nearly 500 days has been freed and returned to the United States
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Malawi's new president urges all to root out corruptionMalawi’s newly elected President Lazarus Chakwera has been inaugurated Monday at small ceremony, following a last-minute change from a stadium event, in order to prevent the spread of the coronavirus
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Bus Driver Brain Dead After Attack Over MasksBus drivers in southwest France are refusing to work after a Sunday night attack left one of their colleagues brain dead. A police source says the driver, a man in his 50s, was attacked by a group of passengers in Bayonne and suffered severe head injuries after he reportedly refused...
Newser12 hours ago
A member of the public waits to be tested for the coronavirus in Bujumbura, Burundi Monday, July 6, 2020. Burundi launched a campaign of mass screening for COVID-19 on Monday in the country's largest city Bujumbura, indicating that the new president Evariste Ndayishimiye is implementing policies to combat the spread of the disease. (AP Photo/Berthier Mugiraneza)
Burundi starts taking COVID-19 seriously, begins screeningBurundi launched a campaign of mass screening for COVID-19 on Monday, indicating that the new president is changing policies to more assertively combat the spread of the disease
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Man arrested in Germany after estranged wife killed on busPolice in southern Germany say a 37-year-old man has been arrested after allegedly stabbing his estranged wife to death on a public bus
The Associated Press13 hours ago
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