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The US president insisted he had a "good relationship" with Dr Fauci
Beijing criticises recent commercial restrictions imposed by Washington and London
Ms Maxwell will go on trial in July 2021
The reversal comes after the US threatened Britain with intelligence-sharing sanctions
It says the pandemic will get far worse unless governments do more to stop it
Among those targeted are US senators Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio, both outspoken critics
The move is to ease pressure on hospitals struggling to cope with a surge in cases
Present and former world leaders address the ceremonies
President Erdogan signed decree after court ruling allowing the move
Sergei Lavrov's warning came in an address to an international conference
But the court ruled this information did not have to be shared with Congress
Disruptions caused by the pandemic may lead to malnutrition in the poorest countries
Despite surges in new infections, the White House wants to reopen schools
Beijing opens office to enforce stringent new national security laws in the territory
The president has repeatedly belittled the risks posed by the virus
Five million people of Australia’s second largest city told to stay at home for six weeks
A third of those taking anti-retroviral drugs could experience shortages due to Covid-19
Tensions over the future of Hong Kong sour relations
India becomes the third worst affected nation in the world, after the US and Brazil
President claims the US is on course to overcome Covid-19, despite soaring infections