Angler drowns after boat overturns in the Colorado River

GRAND JUNCTION — A man has drowned in the Colorado River after he fell from a boat while fishing near Grand Avenue Bridge east of Grand Junction, authorities said. Mesa County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Megan Terlecky said deputies responded to…

Several dead in 'indiscriminate' Lebanon mass shooting

Search for gunman under way in Lebanon after attack in the quiet town of Baakline south of Lebanon’s capital, Beirut. Beirut, Lebanon – At least nine people, including two children, have been shot dead by a lone gunman south of…

Unrest spreads in Paris outskirts amid coronavirus lockdown

PARIS (Reuters) – Crowds of youths targeted riot police with fireworks and torched rubbish bins in a third night of unrest on the outskirts of Paris where a heavy police presence to enforce a lockdown has exacerbated tensions. France’s banlieues…

Indian presidential palace isolates 500 people in coronavirus alarm

NEW DELHI/KARACHI (Reuters) – About 500 people entered self-isolation at India’s presidential palace on Tuesday after a worker’s relative tested positive for the coronavirus in the latest alarm close to public figures as the pandemic spreads through densely populated South…

Spain's San Fermin bull-running festival off due to coronavirus

MADRID (Reuters) – Spain’s famous annual San Fermin bull-running festival has been cancelled in July due to the coronavirus crisis, the local authority said on Tuesday. “As expected as it was, it still leaves us deeply sad,” said acting mayor…

Global hunger could double due to COVID-19 blow: U.N.

GENEVA (Reuters) – The number of people facing acute food insecurity could nearly double this year to 265 million due to the economic fallout of COVID-19, the United Nations’ World Food Programme (WFP) said on Tuesday. The impact of lost…

Russia's confirmed coronavirus cases surge past 52,000

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia recorded 5,642 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, bringing its nationwide tally to 52,763, the Russian coronavirus crisis response centre said on Tuesday. Fifty-one people with the virus died in the last 24 hours,…