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Diners eat lunch in a usually busy eatery in a mall in Johannesburg, Tuesday, July 14, 2020. The government has ruled it compulsory for people to wear face coverings in a bid to control the spread of COVID-19 as the country heads towards its coronavirus peak. (AP Photo Denis Farrell)
South Africa surpasses the UK in confirmed coronavirus casesSouth Africa has surpassed the UK in its number of confirmed coronavirus cases
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Pedestrians pass by a screen advertising the Milan Digital Fashion Week, in Milan, Italy, Tuesday, July 14, 2020. Forty fashion houses are presenting previews of menswear looks for next spring and summer and pre-collections for women in digital formats, due to concerns generated by the COVID-19. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
Prada headlines Milan's first Digital Fashion Week Prada headlined Day 1 of Milan’s first Digital Fashion Week with a series of out-sourced videos and the apt subtitle ‘’the show that never happened
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British journalist Jo Tuckman dies in Mexico after illnessSoon after arriving in Mexico in 2000, British journalist Jo Tuckman reported on what many Mexicans could scarcely have imagined: the election defeat of the political party that had governed autocratically for 71 years
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Franch Ambassador to Italy, Christian Masset, unveils a recovered stolen artwork by British artist Banksy, depicting a young female figure with a mournful expression, that was painted as a tribute to the victims of the 2015 terror attacks at the Bataclan music hall in Paris, during a ceremony at the French Embassy in Rome, Tuesday, July 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Domenico Stinellis)
Italy returns stolen Banksy to France on Bastille DayItaly has returned to France a stolen artwork by British artist Banksy that was painted as a tribute to the victims of the 2015 Paris attacks at the Bataclan music hall
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Anna Pavlikova, a member of the New Greatness group who are charged with the organisation of an extremist association, sits in a courtroom prior to a court hearing in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, July 14, 2020. Arrests of the two youngest members — 17-year-old Anna Pavlikova and 19-year-old Maria Dubovik — prompted a mass protest in August 2018, after which the two teenagers were released under house arrest. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
Russia seeks prison terms for 3 youth group membersRussian authorities have demanded prison terms for three members of a youth group charged with creating an extremist organization, in a case that elicited public outrage and has been seen as politically motivated
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Virgin Atlantic raises $1.8 billion before planned restartVirgin Atlantic has raised 1.2 billion pounds ($1.8 billion) from private sources, including from founder Richard Branson
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German police chief quits in scandal over far-right threatsA German state’s police chief is stepping down over a scandal in which a left-wing lawmaker received threatening far-right mails after someone requested her personal details on a police computer
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A Canada-U.S. border marker stands in Surrey, British Columbia, as people gather at Peace Arch Historical State Park in Blaine, Wash., Sunday, July 5, 2020. Although the B.C. government closed the Canadian side of the park in June due to concerns about crowding and COVID-19, people are still able to meet in the U.S. park due to a treaty signed in 1814 that allows citizens of Canada and the U.S. to unite in the park without technically crossing any border. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)
Canada, US and Mexico poised to extend border restrictions The U.S., Canada and Mexico are poised to extend their agreements to keep their shared borders closed to non-essential travel to Aug. 21, officials said
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives for a joint statement with the Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez prior to a meeting at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany, Tuesday, July 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, Pool)
Germany eyes local travel bans to prevent 2nd virus waveGermany’s pandemic point person says his country is on course to avoid a big second wave of coronavirus infections
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Hungarian municipalities allowed to limit short-term rentalsHungary's parliament has approved legislation giving the country's municipalities the right to set limits on short-term housing rentals in their jurisdictions
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Police officers detain a protester during a rally against the removal of opposition candidates from the presidential elections in Minsk, Belarus, Tuesday July 14, 2020. Election authorities in Belarus on Tuesday barred two main rivals of authoritarian leader Alexander Lukashenko from running in this summer's presidential election. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)
Belarus bars main challengers from presidential ballot Election authorities in Belarus have barred two main rivals of authoritarian leader Alexander Lukashenko from running in this summer’s presidential election
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Ethiopia enters 3rd week of internet shutdown after unrestEthiopia is entering its third week without internet service for almost everyone after days of deadly unrest
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