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Coronavirus death toll hits 3,809

The WHO’s situation report on the coronavirus outbreak published on its website, on Monday, stated that three new territories, which included Bangladesh, Albania, and Paraguay, reported their first coronavirus cases.

Chinese FM: Putting pressure on Beijing won’t work

China’s foreign ministry on Friday said that putting pressure on Beijing over trade won’t work, after a report that U.S. President Donald Trump is prepared to quickly ramp up a trade war between the two countries.

China says US warship ‘violated’ its sovereignty

Beijing on Saturday said it had dispatched a warship to drive away a US missile destroyer which had "violated" its sovereignty by sailing close to a shoal in the disputed South China Sea.

Chinese county bans schoolchildren from mosques

Authorities in a Muslim-majority county in northwest China have banned schoolchildren from going to mosques during their winter holidays, a state-run daily reported Friday, the latest tightening of regulations on religious freedoms.

China sees births fall despite push for second child

The number of births in China fell last year even though the world’s most populous country has relaxed its one-child policy to allow all couples to have two children.

China demands apology from Delta for listing Taiwan, Tibet as countries

China on Friday said it had asked Delta Air Lines to investigate why Taiwan and Tibet were listed as countries on its website and demanded an “immediate and public” apology.

China orders North Korean firms to leave country

China has ordered North Korean companies in the country to shut down by January as it applies UN sanctions imposed following Pyongyang’s sixth nuclear test, the commerce ministry said Thursday.

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Tigray refugees who fled the conflict in Ethiopia's Tigray rest on the banks of the Tekeze River on the Sudan-Ethiopia border, in Hamdayet, eastern Sudan, Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020. (AP Photo-Nariman El-Mofty)

UN: Shortages in Tigray ‘very critical’

Shortages have become ‘’very critical’’ in Ethiopia’s embattled northern region of Tigray, the United Nations says. The region of 6 million people is still sealed off as it faces threats by Ethiopian federal forces.
Rescuers are trying to reach at least 30 miners in Zimbabwe trapped underground after a shaft in an outdated gold mine collapsed.

Rescuers search for 30 trapped miners in Zimbabwe

Rescuers are trying to reach at least 30 miners in Zimbabwe trapped underground after a shaft in an outdated gold mine collapsed.
Nigerian striker Kayode Olanrewaju was among the goal scorers for Sivasspor in their impressive 3-2 comeback win away to Qarabag in the Europa League on Thursday.

Olanrewaju Kayode scores fourth Europa league goal of the season

Nigerian striker Kayode Olanrewaju was among the goal scorers for Sivasspor in their impressive 3-2 comeback win away to Qarabag in the Europa League on Thursday.
A refugee camp housing Ethiopian refugees in a remote part of neighbouring Sudan is already over capacity, the United Nations’s refugee agency has said.

Tigray conflict: Sudan refugee camp nearly doubles its capacity

A refugee camp housing Ethiopian refugees in a remote part of neighbouring Sudan is already over capacity, the United Nations’s refugee agency has said.
Marcelo Bielsa hit the headlines in 2018-19 for sending a member of his Leeds staff to Derby's Moor Farm training ground to report on their training routine.

Leeds boss kicks against fans returning to stadiums

Marcelo Bielsa has demanded Premier League chiefs block fans returning to grounds until all 20 top-flight clubs can reopen their turnstiles.