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US officials say Iran is responsible for emails meant to intimidate American voters and sow unrest in multiple states.
The world is still learning things about Donald Trump four years after he was elected US president. Here’s what we know as he fights to stay in power.
The US death toll from Covid-19 is high any way you look at it – and a new report from researchers at the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention offers yet another way to look at it.
The Chinese travellers are on a ‘Special Tourist Visa’ aimed at restoring tourism; while New Zealand saw two local cases and India to unveil a paper-based Covid-19 test.
The author-commentator and CNN legal analyst said he made an ‘embarrassingly stupid mistake’, thought he had ‘muted the Zoom video’.
The expected deal will mean see travellers being exempted from 14-day self-isolation. Elsewhere in Asia, Manila cuts curfew hours and Indians are back at work.
Argentina is the smallest nation by far to reach the grim milestone.
Florida voters converge on early polling stations in a pivotal state fought over relentlessly by President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden.
Chinese hackers are suspected of targeting Japanese researchers working on Covid-19 vaccines, while Australia’s Victoria eased restrictions and India’s cases are slowing.
In the United States, a candidate becomes president by securing the most ‘electoral’ votes rather than winning a majority of the national popular vote. Here’s how it works.
Israel and Australia’s Melbourne ease strict lockdowns; study finds coronavirus remains active on human skin for nine hours.
Iran said it had no need to go on a weapons buying spree, even as a United Nations conventional arms embargo expired.
New Zealand confirmed a new community case of Covid-19, two weeks after Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern declared the nation had ‘beat the virus again’.
Seventeen people who flew from New Zealand to Sydney then took flights to Melbourne, which is not part of the Covid-19 travel bubble.
Quarantine restrictions were lifted on travellers to Sydney from New Zealand, while Thailand is in talks with China to establish a quarantine-free travel corridor.
US president has expressed frustration with his attorney general for not doing more to prosecute his political enemies ahead of the November 3 election.
The World Health Organization warned against any complacency as European and US infections surge, fuelled by young partygoers and returning travellers over summer.
First lady says she has also tested negative, describing ‘roller coaster of symptoms’ and her choice of ‘more natural route’ of treatment.
President Donald Trump and challenger Joe Biden concentrate on swing states both see as critical to clinching Electoral College victory.
This is the first time since February that Singapore has not had any local cases. Elsewhere, South Korea reported a triple-digit increase and India had its lowest daily tally since August.
The use of live firearms would mark a major escalation in the two-month stand-off between President Alexander Lukashenko and protesters.
The two men were honoured ‘for improvements to auction theory and inventions of new auction formats’, the jury said.
The Pentagon’s top general says any contested election would be handled by the ‘courts and US Congress’, not the military.
Meanwhile, Malaysia announced sweeping new curbs around its capital city and Sabah state on Monday as it confronts a new coronavirus surge.
More than 350,000 new Covid-19 infections were reported to the World Health Organization on Friday, with over 100,000 from Europe alone.
Russia reported 12,126 new cases on Friday, surpassing its previous high from May.
Riot police fired tear gas and water cannons after angry demonstrators in the capital set fires to tyres, road barriers and even bus stops.
France, Germany, Spain and the Czech Republic posted significant increases in coronavirus cases, underscoring growing alarm in Europe as it struggles to control the pandemic
There was briefly another participant swooping into Wednesday night’s vice-presidential debate.