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Mexico's LΓ³pez Obrador shakes hands with mother of 'El Chapo' despite coronavirus warnings, video shows

By Louis Casiano

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has come under fire for visiting the mother of Mexico's most well-known drug lord over the weekend, at the same time the government is pleading with its citizens to stay indoors amid the coronavirus pandemic. 

South African workers locked in factory, forced to make medical masks for coronavirus outbreak, official says

By Stephen Sorace

A group of 14 workers in South Africa were found locked inside a factory where they were allegedly forced to make medical masks for nearly a week to meet the skyrocketing demand resulting from the coronavirus pandemic, a local official said Sunday.

Australian astrophysicist sent to the hospital after coronavirus invention goes horribly wrong

By Danielle Wallace

An astrophysicist in Australia went to the hospital last week after getting magnets stuck up his nose while attempting to invent a device to stop people from touching their faces amid the global coronavirus pandemic, according to a report.

North Korea rips Pompeo, says 'if the US bothers us, it will be hurt'

By Greg Norman

North Korea is vowing Monday to “repay the U.S. with actual horror and unrest” following remarks from Secretary of State Mike Pompeo last week in which he called on world leaders to keep applying pressure on the Hermit Kingdom’s controversial nuclear program. 

South African crackdown amid coronavirus lockdown called into question as some ignore restrictions

By Paul Tilsley

The South African government’s “brutal and heavy-handed” approach to enforcing the country’s three-week lockdown amid the coronavirus outbreak has been called into question amid reports of one man being shot and four children reportedly injured in an alleged altercation with authorities.

Netherlands becomes latest country to reject China-made coronavirus test kits, gear

By Barnini Chakraborty

The Netherlands is the latest country to reject China-made coronavirus testing kits and other protective gear, calling the items substandard and raising serious questions about the quality of the supplies Beijing is selling to the world. 

Police in India battle jobless workers defying coronavirus lockdown

By Robert Gearty

Amid a growing humanitarian crisis in India, police in one part of the country used tear gas to disperse a large crowd of migrant workers defying a three-week lockdown to contain the coronavirus, according to a report.

Wuhan residents say coronavirus figures released by China don't add up

By Barnini Chakraborty

Chinese officials, desperate to recast the country as a global leader that has conquered the coronavirus, have been saying that its death rates are decreasing in the city of Wuhan. The problem, residents say, is that the numbers don't add up.