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President Bolsonaro of Brazil Tests Positive for Coronavirus

President Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil said that the demands of the job put him at risk for contracting the virus.


In Russia, They Tore Down Lots of Statues, but Little Changed

The statue of the founder of the KGB, Felix Dzerzhinsky, was toppled from its pedestal in front of K.G.B. headquarters in Moscow in 1991.


Bone Fragments in Mexico Identified As One of 43 Missing Students

Maria Telumbre, center, holding a poster with the image of her missing son, Christian Alfonso Rodriguez, in Mexico City in 2014.


Over 180 Bodies Found Dumped in Burkina Faso Town, Report Says

A family from the Fulani ethnic group at a camp for displaced people in the town of Kongoussi, in northern Burkina Faso, in March. Residents said the men killed were mostly members of the Fulani.


Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. and Global News


A Bird? A Plane? No, It’s a Google Balloon Beaming the Internet


Killing of Security Analyst Seen as Message to Iraqi Government

Hisham al-Hashimi’s funeral in Baghdad on Tuesday. He had antagonized Sunni and Shiite extremist groups, and it was unclear who killed him.


Sweden Has Become the World’s Cautionary Tale

Sweden largely avoided imposing prohibitions. The government allowed restaurants, gyms, shops, playgrounds and most schools to remain open.


U.K. Says It Will Resume Arms to Saudi Arabia

Saudi soldiers at an airfield in the eastern province of Marib, Yemen, in 2018. 


State Department Bars Chinese Officials Who Restrict Access to Tibet

The United States remained “committed to supporting meaningful autonomy for Tibetans,” Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said.


‘A Colossal Error’: Mexican Leader Under Fire for Plan to Visit Trump

Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador is facing a backlash for his decision to meet with President Donald Trump at the White House on Wednesday.


Travel Restrictions on Americans Erode a Sense of Passport Privilege

Passengers, many wearing masks, line up at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York. 


Russia Arrests Space Agency Official, Accusing Him of Treason

Ivan Safronov, a former journalist who worked as an aide to the head of Russia’s space agency, arriving for a court hearing in Moscow on Tuesday.


London Police Stop Star Athletes, Setting Off Racial Profiling Debate

Police officers searching the car of Bianca Williams and Ricardo dos Santos in London on Saturday.


W.H.O. to Review Evidence of Airborne Transmission of Coronavirus

Gamblers in masks at a Las Vegas casino on Saturday. Scientists are increasingly concerned about indoor settings in which the coronavirus may linger in the air.


Bolsonaro, Students in the U.S., Arctic Fires:Your Wednesday Briefing

A fire in the Yakutia region of Siberia in early June. Verkhoyansk, a town in Yakutia, hit 100 degrees Fahrenheit later in the month. 


Intense Arctic Wildfires Set a Pollution Record

A fire in the Yakutia region of Siberia in early June. Verkhoyansk, a town in Yakutia, hit 100 degrees Fahrenheit later in the month. 


Patient Is Reported Free of H.I.V., but Scientists Urge Caution

“Am I skeptical? Of course,” said Dr. Steve Deeks, an H.I.V. researcher at the University of California, San Francisco. “Am I intrigued? Absolutely.”


Why Isn’t the ‘Southern Strategy’ Working?

Highway Safety Patrol Honor Guard retire the state flag outside the capitol building in Jackson, Miss. last week.


U.K. Sanctions, Facebook, Jair Bolsonaro: Your Tuesday Briefing


Bolsonaro, President of Brazil, to Take Another Coronavirus Test

President Jair Bolsonaro has eschewed wearing masks in public during most of the pandemic.


Coronavirus Briefing: What Happened Today


Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Won’t Cross the Border for Washington Summit

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada said he would not be attending a summit meeting in Washington this week due to scheduling conflicts.


Airborne Coronavirus: What You Should Do Now

Customers at the Goldengrove pub in east London on July 4th, as restrictions were further eased. Scientists are increasingly concerned about tiny viral particles that may linger in the air.


U.K. Imposes Sanctions, With Focus on Saudis Accused of Killing Khashoggi

Dominic Raab, Britain’s Foreign Secretary, signing a letter to fellow members of Parliament following the launch of new human rights sanctions, in London on Monday.


Facebook, Israel’s outbreak, Uighurs: Your Tuesday Briefing

Millions of poorly paid migrants are employed as domestic workers in the Middle East.


‘He’s Buying Up Brixton’: Beloved Grocer’s Eviction Sparks Gentrification Fight

Nour Cash & Carry in the Brixton neighborhood of London has the crammed charm of a classic New York bodega, but with a standout food selection that has made it popular with local restaurant chefs.


Laid Off and Locked Up: Virus Traps Domestic Workers in Arab States

An Ethiopian domestic worker at the Ethiopian Consulate outside Beirut, where she and others were abandoned by their Lebanese employers last month.


Europe’s Roma Already Faced Discrimination. The Pandemic Made It Worse.

The Roma suburb in the Bulgarian town of Kyustendil.


TikTok to Withdraw From Hong Kong as Tech Giants Halt Data Requests

To avoid slogans that are banned under China’s national security law, supporters of arrested protesters raised blank paper outside a court in Hong Kong last week.


Opposition Candidate Wins Dominican Republic Presidential Vote

Luis Abinader, left, the presidential candidate for the opposition Modern Revolutionary Party (PRM), and his vice presidential running mate, Raquel Pena, right, celebrated election results in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, on Sunday.


Pilots Were Once in Short Supply. Now They’re Losing Their Jobs.

Joshua Weinstein was achieving a lifelong dream when he joined ExpressJet in January, only to have his training halted during the pandemic.


Virus Revives Italy’s Age-Old Shadow Safety Net: The Pawnshop

The Piazza del Plebiscito in Naples. The Italian economy is forecast to contract by 13 percent this year.


Russian Court Convicts Journalist for ‘Justifying Terrorism’

The Russian journalist Svetlana Prokopyeva in court in Pskov on Monday. She was fined about $7,000, and the court ordered the confiscation of her computer and cellphone.


Uighurs Push for International Criminal Court Case Accusing China of Genocide

Muslims at Eid al-Fitr morning prayer at a mosque in Kashgar, Xinjiang, in 2017.


How Badly Is America Doing?

An elementary school library in Nikko, Japan last month.


Treasury Says Small-Business Loans Supported Over 50 Million Jobs


Live Coronavirus Updates: Miami Reverses Course on Reopening


Commuting, and Confronting History, on a Remote Canadian Railway


Our Cash-Free Future Is Getting Closer

A customer makes a so-called contactless payment at the Entrepôt St. Claude cafe in Paris.


China Detains Xu Zhangrun, Law Professor Who Criticized Xi Jinping

Xu Zhangrun, a law professor in China who was detained by the police in Beijing on Monday.


South Korea Denies U.S. Request to Extradite Operator of Child Pornography Site

An office of the Korea Communications Standards Commission, which is tasked with finding and removing internet sex videos posted without consent.


Bubonic Plague Found in a Herder in Inner Mongolia, China Says

A flock of sheep in northern China’s Inner Mongolia Province. China said a herder had recently tested positive for the bubonic plague.


Catalonia Lockdown, Croatia Election, Prince Andrew: Your Monday Briefing

People enjoyed a day at the beach near Girona, Spain, on Sunday, while elsewhere in Catalonia a lockdown was imposed on 200,000 residents to control an outbreak.


Croatian Prime Minister’s Gamble on Early Elections Pays Off.

Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic of Croatia celebrated the first results of the country’s parliamentary elections.


Iran Nuclear Program Set Back Months; Bomb Used, Official Says

An image released by Iran’s Atomic Energy Organization shows a factory that was damaged at the Natanz enrichment facility.


‘Strategic Empathy’: How Biden’s Informal Diplomacy Shaped Foreign Relations

Joseph R. Biden Jr., then vice president, with President Xi Jinping of China in 2013.


Melbourne Quarantine, Hong Kong, Donald Trump: Your Monday Briefing


Prince Andrew Sought Washington Lobbyist to Help With Epstein Case

Prince Andrew had indicated a willingness to help American law enforcement officials last year, but he has since been criticized for offering “zero cooperation” and for stonewalling.


English Pubs Reopen, Dividing a Border Town

The Cross Keys, which is on the English side of Llanymynech, served its first customers since March on Saturday, when coronavirus controls were lifted in England.


Italy’s Outdoor Summer Movies See Threat From Ailing Film Industry

A crowded film screening in Rome, in 2017. With new social distancing rules, seating in outdoor theaters has now been limited to 1,000 people.


Assessing the Real Coronavirus Death Rate: Live Updates


Tokyo’s First Female Governor Sails to Re-Election Even as Virus Cases Rise

Tokyo’s governor, Yuriko Koike, appeared regularly on television during a recent state of emergency in the city because of the coronavirus.


An Ancient Valley Lost to ‘Progress’


Hong Kong Security Law Redraws Lines, Making Some Ideas Dangerous

Banners on a barge in Victoria Harbor in Hong Kong on Wednesday welcomed the national security law imposed on the city by the Chinese government.


239 Experts With One Big Claim: The Coronavirus Is Airborne

Patrons at the Ocean Casino in Atlantic City, N.J., on July 3. Some scientists are warning that airborne transmission of the coronavirus in indoor settings has been underappreciated.


Attacks in Somalia Leave at Least 5 Dead

The scene of a car bomb explosion outside a tax collection center in Mogadishu, Somalia, on Saturday.


Trump Hosts July 4 Event at White House as U.S. Coronavirus Cases Soar


Severe Flooding in Southern Japan Swamps Nursing Home

Muddy waters gushed out from the Kuma River in Hitoyoshi in southwestern Japan.