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Bali holds mass prayers for reopening from coronavirus lockdown
By Sultan Anshori KARANGASEM, Indonesia (Reuters) - Bali conducted mass prayers on Sunday as the Indonesian resort island prepares to reopen to tourists shut out due to the COVID-19 pandemic. More than a thousand people attended a prayer at Besakih ...
Egypt to hold senate elections on Aug 11-12: commissioner
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt will hold elections for a second parliamentary chamber on Aug 11-12, election commissioner Lasheen Ibrahim told a televised press conference on Saturday. Members of the chamber, known as the Council of Senators, will be ...
Britain puts $10 million into study on long term effects of COVID-19
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain is putting 8.4 million pounds ($10.49 million) into a new study to examine the long-term effects of COVID-19 on patients, the health ministry said on Sunday. The novel coronavirus which causes COVID-19 has been observed to ...
Health minister hails responsible behaviour after English pubs reopen
By Alistair Smout 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 ...
Indonesia reports highest daily tally of coronavirus deaths
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia reported 82 new coronavirus deaths on Sunday in its highest daily tally, Health Ministry official Achmad Yurianto said, taking the toll to 3,171. Infections rose 1,607, for a total of 63,749 cases, he added. (Reporting ...
Jets hit Libya's al-Watiya airbase where Turkey may build base, sources say
BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) - Warplanes struck overnight at an airbase that was recently recaptured by Libya's internationally recognised government from eastern forces with help from Turkey, a military source with the eastern forces and a resident ...
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. ...
Rocket fired towards Baghdad Green Zone, child injured - military, police source
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A rocket fired towards Baghdad's Green Zone, which hosts the U.S. and other embassies, fell just short causing damage to a home and injuring a child early on Sunday, the Iraqi military said. Security forces at the same time ...
Australians widen protests backing Black Lives Matter, indigenous people
(Reuters) - Thousands gathered in Sydney and other Australian cities over the weekend in support of the Black Lives Matter movement and an increased focus of the mistreatment of indigenous people. A month since Australia's first such rallies, the ...
Russia's coronavirus cases surpass 680,000
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia on Sunday reported 6,736 new cases of the novel coronavirus, raising the nationwide tally to 681,251. The authorities said that 134 people had died in the last 24 hours, bringing the official death toll to 10,161. ...