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UPDATE 1-China is using Huawei to drive a wedge in the UK-US special relationship - senator
LONDON, June 2 (Reuters) - China is using telecoms giant Huawei to try to drive a wedge between Britain and the United States, Republican senator Tom Cotton told British lawmakers on Tuesday.
Head of U.S. Senate finance panel sees China keeping trade deal commitments
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The chairman of the U.S. Senate Finance Committee said on Tuesday he is not worried that China will fail to keep its commitments under the Phase 1 U.S.-China trade deal in the long term, despite current friction between the world's two largest economies.
U.N. says donors have promised $1.35 bln in humanitarian aid to Yemen -aid chief
DUBAI, June 2 (Reuters) - International donors promised $1.35 billion in humanitarian aid to Yemen on Tuesday, U.N. aid chief Mark Lowcock told a pledging conference to help the war-torn country.
Too early to exclude travellers from UK coronavirus quarantine: testing coordinator
LONDON (Reuters) - It is too early to be able to exclude some international travellers from quarantine measures due to be introduced next week to prevent a resurgence of the coronavirus, Britain's COVID-19 testing coordinator said on Tuesday.
Any resurgence of virus would likely be local, says UK testing coordinator
LONDON, June 2 (Reuters) - Any resurgence of COVID-19 in Britain would probably be local and patchy, testing coordinator John Newton said on Tuesday.
Too early to exclude travelers from UK coronavirus quarantine -testing coordinator
LONDON, June 2 (Reuters) - It is too early to be able to exclude some international travelers from quarantine measures due to be introduced next week to prevent a resurgence of the coronavirus, Britain's COVID-19 testing coordinator said on Tuesday.
Rental fleet collapse drags down U.S. vehicle sales
(Reuters) - The collapse in demand for new vehicles from U.S. rental car fleets hit automakers hard in May, even as consumer sales were stronger than expected as coronavirus stay-at-home orders began to ease.
Armenia may face a new lockdown, prime minister says
YEREVAN (Reuters) - Armenia may have to impose a new total lockdown if people do not follow hygiene rules, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said on Tuesday after the number of confirmed coronavirus cases topped 10,000.
UPDATE 2-First Rohingya refugee dies from coronavirus in Bangladesh camps
DHAKA, June 2 (Reuters) - An elderly Rohingya refugee has become the first person to die from coronavirus in the world's largest refugee settlement in Bangladesh, where there are fears the disease could spread fast due to overcrowding.
Russia invites U.S. defense secretary to Red Square military parade
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu, in a phone call with U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper, invited him to a military parade in Moscow's Red Square on June 24, the ministry said on Tuesday.
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