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Gangs suspected as 19 die in shootout in Northern Mexico
CIUDAD JUAREZ (Reuters) - At least 19 people have died in a shootout between suspected gangsters in the northern Mexico st...
UK extends condolences to family of 5-year-old who died from coronavirus
LONDON (Reuters) - British Cabinet Office Minister Michael Gove said his thoughts went out to the family of a 5-year-old c...
Some plateauing of London coronavirus outbreak, UK says
LONDON (Reuters) - It will take a week or two before Britain’s social distancing measures start to translate into lower ho...
5G coronavirus conspiracy theory is dangerous fake nonsense, UK says
LONDON (Reuters) - A conspiracy theory that links 5G mobile telecommunications masts to the spread of the novel coronaviru...
Man armed with knife kills two in attacks in southeast France - mayor
LYON, France (Reuters) - A man armed with a knife attacked people out shopping in the southeastern French town of Romans-s...
Saudi authorities lock down several Jeddah neighborhoods
RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi authorities announced a lockdown and a partial curfew in seven neighborhoods of the Red Sea city ...
Austrian coronavirus infection growth slows significantly: health ministry
VIENNA (Reuters) - Austria’s daily growth of COVID-19 infections has decreased to a single digit percentage range from 40 ...
World Games 2021 moved to retain broadcasters, official scorers: CEO
(Reuters) - World Games Birmingham CEO Nick Sellers said they had little choice but to move the 2021 event to 2022 as a cl...
Georgia records first death from coronavirus: clinic doctor
TBILISI (Reuters) - A 79-year-old woman who tested positive for the coronavirus died in Georgia on Saturday, the presiding...
Kuwait reports first death from coronavirus outbreak: state news agency
DUBAI (Reuters) - Kuwait recorded on Saturday its first death from the coronavirus outbreak, state news agency KUNA repor...
Two killed in knife attack in southeastern France: mayor
LYON, France (Reuters) - Two people were killed and four others injured in a knife attack in the southeastern French town ...
Spanish hotel owner turns resort over to refugees during coronavirus crisis
MADRID (Reuters) - In a complex of holiday bungalows to the east of Madrid, Venezuelan refugees and homeless people have r...
Spain to extend coronavirus state of emergency until April 26: El Pais
MADRID (Reuters) - Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez will extend the state of emergency in the country with Europe’s hi...
China’s Guangxi region tightens border controls amid rise in imported coronavirus cases
BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s southwestern Guangxi region, which has borders with Vietnam, has suspended cross-border passen...
Airline refutes Mexican authority's account of spring break coronavirus outbreak
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - College students from Texas who tested positive for the novel coronavirus after spring break in Lo...
Vietnam protests Beijing's sinking of South China Sea boat
HANOI (Reuters) - Vietnam has lodged an official protest with China following the sinking of a Vietnamese fishing boat it ...
CONCACAF postpones Nations League Finals due to COVID-19
(Reuters) - The CONCACAF Nations League Finals, which were scheduled for June 4–7, have been suspended because of concerns...
Jordan's nationwide curfew brings country to standstill
AMMAN (Reuters) - Jordan confined its 10 million inhabitants to their homes in a sweeping one-day curfew on Friday that br...
Falkland Islands reports first case of the coronavirus
(Reuters) - Falkland Islands has confirmed the island territory's first case of the coronavirus, the government said in a ...
MotoGP offers teams financial support in virus-hit season
LONDON (Reuters) - MotoGP announced financial measures on Friday to help independent teams and those in the Moto2 and Moto...
Sports events around the world hit by coronavirus pandemic
(Reuters) - Major sports events around the world that have been hit by the coronavirus pandemic: OLYMPICS - The postponed ...
Kennedy granddaughter, great-grandson missing in Chesapeake Bay
(Reuters) - The granddaughter of the late Robert F. Kennedy and her young son were missing on Friday after drifting out in...
Turkey imposes curfew on youth, shuts borders of 31 cities: Erdogan
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey imposed a partial curfew for citizens under the age of 20, effective as of midnight on Friday ...
Wisconsin governor asks legislature to delay Tuesday's primary, make all voting by mail
(Reuters) - Democratic Governor Tony Evers said on Friday he was askingWisconsin’s Republican-controlled legislature to ca...
U.N. worried about Iran prisoners amid coronavirus outbreak
DUBAI (Reuters) - A United Nations rights official on Friday voiced concern over prisoners after reports of unrest in faci...
UK has 2,000 critical care beds free for coronavirus: minister
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain has more than 2,000 critical care beds still free for use in the fight against the new coronavi...
Russia to halt all flights at midnight on Friday, including for repatriation
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia on Friday said it was temporarily suspending all flights in and out of the country from midnight...
Canada's Ontario warns coronavirus cases will soar without further distancing measures
TORONTO (Reuters) - Ontario health officials on Friday projected 80,000 coronavirus cases in the province, Canada’s most h...
Too early to talk of green shoots on coronavirus admissions: senior UK medic
LONDON (Reuters) - There are green shoots in terms of public behaviour in the response to the coronavirus outbreak but it ...
No evidence that masks worn by healthy people affect coronavirus spread - UK official
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain does not recommend that healthy citizens wear face masks, a senior health official said on Frid...
UK death toll rises to 3,605, up 23% in a day
LONDON (Reuters) - The United Kingdom’s death toll from the coronavirus rose by 684 to 3,605 as of 1600 GMT on April 2, up...
Chechnya becomes first Russian region to impose coronavirus curfew
MOSCOW (Reuters) - The southern Russian region of Chechnya on Friday became the first to introduce a night curfew to try t...
Swiss government doubles size of coronavirus loan scheme to $41 billion
ZURICH (Reuters) - The Swiss government is doubling the size of its coronavirus emergency loan scheme to 40 billion Swiss ...
Russia to halt flights bringing Russians home overnight on Friday: Ifax cites sources
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia will suspend all flights bringing Russians home from abroad from Friday night, the Interfax news...
Two migrants were killed at Turkey-Greece border: Amnesty
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Two migrants were shot dead last month as they tried to enter Greece from Turkey after Ankara “reckle...
Sumo: Summer Grand tournament postponed due to coronavirus
TOKYO (Reuters) - The Summer Grand Sumo Tournament has been postponed by two weeks from its scheduled May 10 start due to ...
Triathlon - World body extends suspension of all events to June 30
(Reuters) - World Triathlon has extended the suspension of all its events, including the World Triathlon Series, to June 3...
Malaysians send 3D-printed masks, meals to front-line coronavirus medics
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - From 3D-printed protective face shields to meal deliveries, Malaysian volunteer groups are steppi...
China advises foreign diplomats to stop coming to Beijing
BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s foreign ministry is advising foreign diplomats to stop coming to Beijing, after the country te...
Poland's ruling party coalition partner against May election: Kaczynski
WARSAW (Reuters) - A junior partner in Poland’s ruling coalition is opposed to going ahead with a presidential election on...