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Prime Minister Scott Morrison has offered his sympathy to the family of an Australian man who died in India – while defending the government’s cautious approach to repatriation from the country. Sydney father of two Govind Kant, 47, died after contracting COVID-19 in India. He had travelled to the country for family reasons. “It’s terrible …

According to a report from kicker, Bayern Munich star midfielder Leon Goretzka suffered a torn muscle in the back of his thigh against Borussia Mönchengladbach on Saturday, which will sideline him for the rest of the Bundesliga season. Goretzka only had a brief appearance on Saturday before being forced to leave. The injury leaves the …

Anthony Joshua did not let his mind wander ahead of his bout against Kubrat Pulev. He’d tripped over hurdles before, failing to anchor himself in the present. But all week he refused to look beyond Pulev, and that unwavering focus led him to a ninth-round stoppage Saturday in front of 1,000 fans at the SSE …

In a May briefing to ministers, officials discussed the field testing of a Bluetooth-enabled card – designed to support manual contact tracing – at Nelson Hospital and in Waikato. In July the Ministry of Health told the government uncertainty around the technology meant using it to improve contact tracing was difficult. They recommended more field …

But, she added, school was probably as safe as any place to be as a child was just as likely to catch Covid-19 at a family weekend gathering, or while out in the park. “We don’t know, because the virus is everywhere,” she told esRadio. Ms. Díaz Ayuso did not say what scientific evidence she …

Trump has been piling straw after straw on the proverbial camel’s (that is, our country’s) back. Here are some of the straws that he has been piling on the poor camel. Rolling back restrictions on methane gas emissions and on 100 other environmental regulations. Overseeing the worst economic quarter in over a century. Failing the …

with Paulina Firozi Want more stories examining Washington and the world’s reaction to the novel coronavirus? Sign up for this newsletter here. It would be great news for the prospect of containing the coronavirus pandemic if only people with symptoms typically spread the virus, as the World Health Organization said yesterday.  But the WHO’s announcement …

WASHINGTON — In October, President Trump declares a state of emergency in major cities in battleground states, like Milwaukee and Detroit, banning polling places from opening. A week before the election, Attorney General William P. Barr announces a criminal investigation into the Democratic presidential nominee, Joseph R. Biden Jr. After Mr. Biden wins a narrow …

Protesters again converged on the Michigan State Capitol on Thursday morning, standing in the rain to demand an end to restrictions enacted to combat the coronavirus. Tensions flared when a man appeared carrying a brown-haired doll with a noose around its neck. Other protesters objected to the display, concerned it would cause the group to …

Senior US public health officials have pushed back on Donald Trump’s eagerness to reopen the country quickly, as a senior World Health Organization (WHO) figure warned that Covid-19 “is going to be a virus that stalks the human race for quite a long time to come”. According to researchers at Johns Hopkins University, by Sunday …