Dates locked in for India's cricket tour to Australia

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Cricket Australia has locked in dates for India’s tour Down Under after a lengthy delay while overhauling the schedule to meet the varying quarantine and COVID-19 pandemic ...

New York to increase testing of public transit workers

NEW YORK (AP) — The Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced Tuesday it is embarking on a first-in-the-nation testing program to test thousands of workers weekly to guard against a second wave ...

AC Milan's perfect start ends with 3-3 draw with Roma

MILAN (AP) — AC Milan’s perfect start to the Serie A season ended with a 3-3 draw against Roma on Monday but the Rossoneri still moved two points clear of Napoli and Sassuolo. Roma d...

The Latest: Lockdown largely ending in Melbourne, Australia

MELBOURNE, Australia — Australia’s former coronavirus hot spot Melbourne will largely emerge from lockdown after the city on Monday recorded its first day without a new COVID-19 case in more than four...

Italy toughens coronavirus measures amid second wave surge

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on Sunday signed a package of measures in reaction to a surging second wave of COVID-19 cases. The decree means that all bars and restaurants must close by 6 p.m...

Egyptians vote in second day of parliamentary elections

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptians on Sunday trickled into polling stations on the second day of voting for the country’s parliamentary election amid a slight uptick in daily recorded coronavirus cases. ...

Spain declares new coronavirus state of emergency

The Spanish prime minister on Sunday declared the country's second state of emergency, imposing a curfew in all regions except for the Canary Islands. The curfew lasts from 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. loca...

The Latest: India's cases keep downturn with 50K infections

NEW DELHI — India’s daily coronavirus cases have dropped to nearly 50,000, maintaining a downturn over the last few weeks. The Health Ministry says 50,129 new cases have taken the o...

Asia Today: Melbourne holds off on easing amid new outbreak

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A COVID-19 outbreak in the north of Melbourne has led health authorities in Australia's Victoria state to hold off on any further easing of restrictions in the beleaguered ...

Egypt's parliamentary vote likely to tighten leader's grip

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptians began voting Saturday in the first stage of a parliamentary election, a vote that is highly likely to produce a toothless House of Representatives packed with supporters of Pres...

Film depicts Black Lives Matter, Me Too as new feminist wave

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The documentary genre’s power of immediacy is evident in “Not Done: Women Remaking America," which includes the still-unfolding possibility of the first Black female vice president ...

French health authorities say France has reached over 1 million confirmed virus cases amid pandemic's second wave

PARIS (AP) — French health authorities say France has reached over 1 million confirmed virus cases amid pandemic's second wave.

In hard-hit Peru, worry mounts over both COVID-19 and dengue

PUCALLPA, Peru (AP) — Two of Lidia Choque’s close family members had already gotten sick with the new coronavirus when the mosquitos arrived. The 53-year-old woman lives in a wooden ...

French PM says 2nd virus wave is here, vastly extends curfew

PARIS (AP) — French Prime Minister Jean Castex announced on Thursday a vast extension of the nightly curfew that is intended to curb the spiraling spread of the coronavirus, saying “the second wave is...

UK expert: Racism not to blame for minorities' COVID risk

LONDON (AP) — A scientist newly appointed as an advisor to the British government has expressed skepticism about focusing on the role of structural racism in the disproportionate effect that the coron...