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Andrei Dmitriyev, Anna Kanopatskaya, incumbent President Alexander Lukashenko, Svetlana Tikhanovskaya and Sergei Cherechen are running for the presidency
Pentagon said in mid-July that US maintained its force level in Afghanistan at mid-8,000s, meeting conditions of US-Taliban deal signed in late February
Japanese ambassador sends his condolences to Lebanon over blast that rocked Beirut last Tuesday
2020 memorial event was scaled back amid COVID-19 fears
Tuesday’s huge explosions in Beirut caused by 2,700 tonnes of chemical compound improperly stored near city’s cargo port
White House has already been testing Trump and Vice President Pence regularly for coronavirus, as well as individuals who come in close contact with them
Up to 5.8 million tests using DNA and 450,000 swab COVID-19 tests will be distributed to British hospitals, care homes, and laboratories
Country’s removal from list of state sponsors of terrorism is historic opportunity for Sudan’s civil transformation, says Pompeo
Fitch expected the US economy to contract by 5.6% in 2020 and recover by 4% in 2021, with the massive fiscal policy response averting a deeper downturn
“We appreciate the swift actions of law enforcement in this investigation and will continue to cooperate as the case progresses,” Twitter said
An experimental COVID-19 vaccine being developed by Fauci’s agency and biotechnology company Moderna, known as mRNA-1273, started phase 3 clinical trial
Women make up 49% and girls 23% of all victims of human trafficking. Sexual exploitation is the most common form of exploitation, followed by forced labor
During migration attempts, at least 72% of African migrants die every month, making the routes across the continent some of the most deadly for refugees and migrants in the world, the UNHCR added.
Investor sentiment remained pessimistic sending Tokyo stocks lower for a fourth straight day amid concerns about continued negative impact of the pandemic
Countries should implement strict measures to suppress coronavirus transmission, including mass testing, quarantine, social distancing and wearing a mask
She said the season and weather did not seem to be affecting the spread of COVID-19, it was people gathering and not observing distance that had an effect
Many cities have created new bike lanes and pedestrian zones, reclaiming public spaces and improving mobility, safety and air quality
Latest FRA quarterly bulletin on migration said the coronavirus containment measures led to a 90% decrease in asylum applications in April 2020
WWF indicates that Africa’s elephants population stood at about 415, 000 in 2019 while nearly 15,000 die annually due to poaching and natural causes
Named MOxAd-Tech, the textile coronavirus mask “successfully passed the tests carried out by the Joao Lobo Antunes Institute of Molecular Medicine
According to the statement, 597,140 people in Russia have recovered so far, including 8,366 over the past day.
Taliban launched massive attacks on security checkpoints in Taghri area, triggering heavy fighting during which airstrikes killed 27 militants
Along with Tokyo, some other urban areas in Japan have seen sharp increases of infections since a nationwide state of emergency was lifted in late May.
US President Donald Trump resumed his press briefing on the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, admitting that the situation in the country will “get worse
A temporary basic income would give workers who are not covered by social protection the means to buy food and pay for health and education expenses
Meanwhile, Brent crude oil for September delivery advanced 1.04 dollars to close at 44.32 dollars a barrel on the London ICE Futures Exchange.
The EU 1.82 trillion euros post-pandemic recovery fund recovery fund plan will be submitted to the European Parliament for approval
The necessary extension of EU summit also showed that “enormous efforts” were required to make Europe strong again together, Maas added.
G20 ministers will discuss AI and smart cities, data flows, security in the digital economy, measurement of digital economy, and global connectivity
New Social Contract will tackle inequality, enable young people to live in dignity, ensure women equal opportunities as men, and will protect the sick, the vulnerable, and minorities