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China sentences Canadian to death over drug charge
This is amid heightened tensions between China and Canada.
China clears man of murder after 27 years behind bars
Zhang Yuhuan, jailed for the murder of two young boys in 1993, has always maintained he was tortured and forced to confess.
California sues Uber, Lyft for driver wage theft
Drivers' independent contractors classification deprives the workers of legal protections in violation of labour law, says state.
Canadian pastor jailed in Myanmar for defying coronavirus ban
Religious leader locked up after holding service, alleging Christians immune to virus.
Toyota warns of 64% drop in full-year net profit
Falling demand, suspension of production hit dealers, distributors, and third-party suppliers.
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Nearly half of inmates at Arizona prison have Covid-19
The US has the largest prison population in the world and inmates are being hit hard by Covid-19.
Asia markets mixed as traders weigh stimulus, China-US tension
Nervous investors keep eye on stuttering stimulus talks in Washington.
Lebanese step up in face of state neglect after blasts
Volunteers are cleaning up debris and helping others to repair homes.
Twitter blocks Trump campaign over virus claim
The US president's official campaign account claims that children are 'almost immune' to Covid-19.
Brazil adrift as virus toll reaches 100,000
Gravediggers are clad head-to-toe in protective gear working in cemeteries in the city of Manaus.
FBI search California home of YouTube star Jake Paul
Authorities say the raid is related to allegations of criminal acts at an Arizona mall.
Facebook removes Trump post over ‘false’ virus claims
President claims children are ‘almost immune’ to the coronavirus.
US offers US$10 million reward against election interference
State secretary says Russia is waging an increasingly sophisticated disinformation campaign to derail the presidential election.
Samsung upgrades folding smartphone
Consumer electronics colossus aiming directly at remote work, education trends supercharged by coronavirus outbreak.
Emergency aid lands in Lebanon
Gulf states among first to respond, with Qatar sending mobile hospitals, France to send search and rescue experts.
Japan marks 75th anniversary of Hiroshima atomic bomb
Survivors, relatives, handful of foreign dignitaries to attend main event as coronavirus cases spike in parts of Japan.
Amsterdam makes masks mandatory in crowded places
More than 55,000 people now infected, 6,150 dead in the Netherlands.
Indonesian jailed 3 years for destroying Quran
He stormed out of Medan mosque with Holy Book stuffed in his trousers.
Thai army chief says ‘hatred of nation’ bigger threat than virus
Apirat Kongsompong says Covid-19 can be cured but hatred of the nation cannot.
Gymnastics NZ orders review after abuse claims
Media reports cite athletes’ complaints of being ‘fat-shamed’, forced to compete while injured.
Pandemic pay cuts will barely affect UK’s bonus culture, study finds
36 companies on FTSE 100 announced executive salary cuts due to the economic crisis.