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Reality check: A look at Trump’s recent claims on mail-in ballots, coronavirus.

It was a week of relentless attacks by U.S. President Donald Trump and his allies on mail-in voting for the November election, and truth took a beating at every turn.

Biden’s comments on race could alienate young Black voters, lawmakers say.

When pressed by Errol Barnett of CBS News on whether he'd taken a cognitive test, Biden responded that the question was akin to asking the Black reporter if he would take a drug test to see if "you're taking cocaine or not? ... Are you a junkie?"

Ukraine suspends crossing checkpoints with occupied Crimea over coronavirus.

The operation of entry and exit checkpoints is temporarily suspended from 08:00 on August 9, 2020, till 08:00 on August 30, 2020.

Minnesota judge orders release of police body camera video in George Floyd case.

Floyd, a Black man who was handcuffed, died May 25 after Derek Chauvin, a white police officer, pressed his knee against Floyd's neck for nearly eight minutes as Floyd said he couldn't breathe.

UK armed forces to help deal with migrants crossing Channel.

Hundreds of people have embarked on the hazardous 33km crossing in recent days

In photos: Beirut explosion destroys homes, devastates country’s capital.

Dozens were trapped under the wreckage and those who survived still cannot believe that they did.

Belarus Cracks Down On Vote Monitoring Ahead Of Election.

Belarusian authorities continue to ramp up pressure on independent election observers ahead of the August 9 presidential ballot amid concerns strongman Alyaksandr Lukashenka will use fraud and repression to extend his 26 years of rule against an e...

Paris: Compulsory wearing of masks ordered outdoors.

Authorities in French capital move to curb infections in busy areas as virus flares again

Zelensky sees Normandy as «beginning of Donbas freedom» .

The president spent two days on the front line.

Police fire tear gas at Beirut protesters angry over explosion.

‘We have no trust in our government . . . I wish the UN would take over Lebanon’

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Federal government to match Canadian donations to Lebanon after Beirut explosions.

The federal government will match donations made by Canadians seeking to help those impacted by the devastating explosions in Lebanon.

Wife of Dutch envoy to Lebanon dies from Beirut-blast injuries.

Serious trauma the result of ‘sheer bad luck’, notes ministry statement confirming death

Record Level Of Traffic Jams In France Amid Heatwave.

France saw a record level of traffic jams on Saturday, with cars stuck in gridlock on roasting roads spanning 820 kilometres across a country suffering a brutal heatwave.

Hryvnia strengthens to UAH 27.65 to U.S. dollar on Aug 10

The official forex rate against the euro for Monday is fixed at UAH 32.68 per euro.

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Kyiv Mayor Klitschko: Quarantine requirements reinstatement possible if there's spike in COVID-19 cases.

The number of coronavirus cases in Kyiv has been growing every day this week, the city Mayor Vitali Klitschko said.

Coronavirus globally: US adds over 59,000 new cases.

Pandemic shows signs of easing in Iran but epidemic in India beginning to accelerate

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Chinese, Hong Kong officials fire back after U.S. announces sanctions

The sanctions, announced Friday by the U.S. Treasury Department, block all property or other assets that the individuals have within U.S. jurisdiction.

Number of COVID-19 cases confirmed worldwide exceeds 19.

The overall death toll is 721,925 people, while 11,769,949 coronavirus patients have already recovered.

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Number of COVID-19 cases confirmed worldwide exceeds 19.

The overall death toll is 721,411 people, while 11,741,443 coronavirus patients have already recovered.

U.K. recalls 741,000 coronavirus test kits over safety concerns

The government had on July 15 instructed the programme, run by the National Health Service (NHS), to stop using the kits, citing concerns that they may not meet required safety standards.

Pakistan To Allow All International Flights From August 9.

Pakistan has announced that it will fully resume international flights from August 9, more than four months after it suspended the operations because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Zelensky instructs PM Shmyhal to mobilize government to prevent second COVID-19 wave.

Also, the Cabinet of Ministers must revise the operation of the entry and exit checkpoints on the administrative border with occupied Crimea.

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Floods, landslides in South Korea leave 26 dead as heavy rains continue.

At least 26 people have died after 46 days of heavy rains in South Korea, with the country's longest monsoon in seven years causing more flooding, landslides and evacuations on Saturday.

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Dutch Ambassador's Wife, Injured In Beirut Explosion, Dies: Netherlands.

The wife of Dutch ambassador to Lebanon Jan Waltmans has died of wounds sustained in the Beirut bomb explosion, the Netherlands' foreign ministry said Saturday.

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Up to 750,000 UK Covid-19 test kits recalled over safety concerns.

Randox was awarded a £133m contract in March to produce testing kits

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