South Korea aims to test more than 200,000 members of a church at the center of a surge in coronavirus cases, as the disease spreads rapidly beyond China to Europe and the Middle East.
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German prosecutors urge security review for carnival parades
German prosecutors urged carnival organizers on Tuesday to review their security arrangements after a local man plowed his car into a parade in the western German town of Volksmarsen, injuring more than 50 people, including 18 children.
U.S. Democrats want Russia sanctions over 2020 election interference
Senior U.S. Democrats said on Monday that President Donald Trump's administration should immediately impose sanctions on Russia after U.S. intelligence officials told members of Congress that Russia appeared to be trying to influence this year's U.S. election.
Gun control legislation advances in Virginia's legislature
Seven of eight gun control measures being pushed by Virginia's Democratic Governor Ralph Northam made it out of a state Senate committee on Monday, moving just one step away from becoming law.
U.S. Supreme Court to hear religious fight over same-sex foster care
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a major religious rights dispute involving the city of Philadelphia's refusal to place children for foster care with a Catholic agency that bars same-sex couples from serving as foster parents.
Exclusive: U.S. wants Afghan president to postpone planned inauguration -sources
The United States wants Afghan President Ashraf Ghani to defer his second-term inauguration over concerns it could inflame an election feud with his political rival and jeopardize U.S.-led peacemaking efforts, two sources familiar with the matter said on Monday.
Mahathir strengthens hand amid Malaysian political turmoil
Rival political factions competed to win favor with Mahathir Mohamad on Tuesday after he plunged Malaysia into political turmoil by resigning as prime minister, reinforcing the likelihood his shock move will strengthen his power.
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