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Mexico surpasses France in coronavirus death toll

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico reported 523 more coronavirus deaths on Saturday, pushing its tally to 30,366, overtaking France to become the fifth-highest in the world. Learn More


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Israel says 'not necessarily' behind all Iran nuclear site incidents

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel's defence minister said on Sunday it is not "necessarily" behind every mysterious incident in Iran, after a fire at the Natanz nuclear site prompted some Iranian officials to say it was the result of cyber sabotage. More »


Health minister hails responsible behavior after English pubs reopen

LONDON (Reuters) - People in England appear to have broadly behaved themselves as pubs reopened this weekend, Britain's health minister Matt Hancock said on Sunday after the latest step towards a return to normality from the coronavirus lockdown. More »


Flood death toll hits 20 as Japan warned of more rainfall

TOKYO (Reuters) - The death toll from floods and landslides unleashed by torrential rains on Japan's southern island of Kyushu rose to 20 on Sunday, with 14 people missing, NHK public TV said. More »


Croatia holds election amid sharp economic downturn, rising coronavirus infections

ZAGREB (Reuters) - Croatia held an election on Sunday at a time of rising coronavirus infections and a sharp economic downturn from the pandemic, with the outcome likely to lead to political negotiations to form a new government. More »


Ireland delays easing of travel restrictions until July 20

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ireland will ease quarantine restrictions on people travelling from abroad on July 20, with people arriving from a "green list" of countries with low COVID-19 rates to be exempt from isolating themselves for 14 days, transport minister Eamon Ryan said. More »


New French government to be unveiled on Monday: Elysee sources

PARIS (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron is set to unveil a new cabinet on Monday, two sources close to him said on Sunday, after Macron changed his prime minister earlier this week to give new impetus to his presidency. More »


Tokyo incumbent governor Koike wins second term: NHK exit poll

TOKYO (Reuters) - Voters in Tokyo re-elected incumbent Yuriko Koike as their next governor, public broadcaster NHK reported on Sunday, citing its exit poll, as the Japanese capital grapples with the coronavirus pandemic and prepares for next year's Olympics. More »


UAE restructures government, seeking more agility as it deals with coronavirus impact

DUBAI (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates announced a broad government restructuring on Sunday for more "agile and swift" decision-making following the coronavirus pandemic, merging government entities and appointing new economy and industry ministers. More »


Iran records highest daily death toll from COVID-19

(Reuters) - Iran recorded its highest number of deaths from COVID-19 within a 24-hour period, official health ministry figures showed on Sunday. More »


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