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Brazil nears 100,000 deaths from Covid-19

Brazil was leaping towards a grim milestone of 100,000 deaths from Covid-19 on Saturday, and five months after the first reported case the country...

US death toll from coronavirus hits 150,000

The death toll from coronavirus in the US has reached 150,000 – by the far the highest in the world, according to the tally...

Indigenous leader Raoni recovers from illness in Brazil

Chief Raoni Metuktire, the ethnic Kayapo leader who became a symbol of the fight for Indigenous rights and the preservation of the Amazon rainforest...

Worldwide death toll from coronavirus passes 600,000

Global deaths from Covid-19 have surpassed 600,000 as the US, South Africa and Australia struggle to hold down rising rates of the infection. The United...

Bolsonaro says he is recovering from Covid-19 due to hydroxychloroquine treatment

Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro has said he is confident of swiftly recovering from Covid-19 as he has been treated with hydroxychloroquine, the anti-malaria drug...

Brazil’s president Jair Bolsonaro tests positive for Covid-19

Brazil’s president Jair Bolsonaro says he has tested positive for Covid-19 after months of downplaying the severity of coronavirus. Mr Bolsonaro confirmed the test results...

Judge orders Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro to wear face mask outdoors

A Brazilian federal judge ordered President Jair Bolsonaro to comply with local rules to wear a face mask whenever he is outdoors in the...

Spain reopens borders to Britons as virus cases increase in Brazil

Spain reopened its borders to British tourists on Sunday in a bid to kickstart its economy while Brazil and South Africa struggled with rising...

Covid-19: Death toll in Brazil surpasses UK

Brazil has recorded 41,828 deaths during the coronavirus pandemic surpassing the UK’s death toll, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. Officials in Brazil reported...

Busy shops and packed buses as Sao Paulo reopens amid coronavirus pandemic

Retail shops have reopened after a two-month pandemic shutdown in Brazil’s biggest city, leading to crowded public transport and many people ignoring social distancing...

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Protesters return to streets of major Sudanese citie

Sudanese protesters took to the streets in the capital and across the country over dire living conditions and a deadly crackdown on demonstrators in...

Russia and Iran obtain voter information ahead of US election, officials say WORLD

Russia and Iran have obtained US voting registration information and are aiming to interfere in the presidential election, the government’s national intelligence director said. John...

Martin Bashir ‘seriously unwell’ with Covid-19 related complications

Veteran journalist Martin Bashir is “seriously unwell” with coronavirus-related complications, the BBC has said. The 57-year-old, best known for his 1995 interview with Diana, Princess...

Spain becomes first western European country with one million Covid-19 cases

Spain became the first country in western Europe to accumulate more than one million confirmed Covid-19 infections as the nation of 47 million struggles...

Breonna Taylor ‘didn’t deserve to die’, says officer who shot her

A Louisville police officer who shot Breonna Taylor after he was wounded by her boyfriend has said she “didn’t deserve to die”. Sergeant Jonathan Mattingly...
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