Japan hasn't decided to ease entry ban, foreign minister says

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi said on Monday it was not true the government had decided to ease an entry ban, which was implemented to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus, for people from certain countries.

U.S. looking into reports of Haftar's oil dealings with Venezuela

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States is investigating and trying to get to the bottom of reports that Libya’s eastern-based commander Khalifa Haftar’s plane was in the Venezuelan capital Caracas last week, a senior U.S. official said on Thursday, as

UK has Europe's second-highest COVID-19 death toll, new figures show

LONDON (Reuters) – The United Kingdom now has Europe’s second-highest official death toll from the novel coronavirus pandemic, according to new figures on Wednesday that cover fatalities in all settings, including in nursing homes. Some 26,097 people died across the