More than 1 million people have died of COVID-19 around the world, according to a Reuters tally, with the pace of fatalities picking up as infections again surge in several countries.
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Global shares slip as U.S. presidential debate looms
European shares slipped on Tuesday as investors awaited the first U.S. presidential debate and eyed progress of a fiscal stimulus package in Washington.
Rights group Amnesty halts India operations, says facing crackdown
Human rights group Amnesty International stopped its work in India on Tuesday saying the government had frozen its bank accounts in the latest action against it for speaking out about rights violations.
Canada to present arguments in latest round of Huawei CFO Meng's U.S. extradition case
Canadian prosecutors are set to present their argument on Tuesday after Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou's lawyers sought to add a new charge in their effort to stop her extradition to the United States.
Supreme Court nominee Barrett prepares for meetings this week on Capitol Hill
President Donald Trump's nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court, Amy Coney Barrett, will begin meeting with senators this week as Republicans push ahead with a rapid Senate confirmation process ahead of November's presidential election over the objections of Democrats.
U.S. pension funds sue Allianz after $4 billion in coronavirus losses
Pension funds for truckers, teachers and subway workers have lodged lawsuits in the United States against Germany's Allianz, one of the world's top asset managers, for failing to safeguard their investments during the coronavirus market meltdown.
New Thai army chief pledges defence of monarchy
Thailand's new army chief pledged on Tuesday to follow his predecessor, who has taken a hard line against anti-government groups and he emphasised the importance of protecting the monarchy.
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