【Lukas】【henko】【, who】【 has 】【ruled】【 Bela】【rus f】【or mo】【re th】【an a 】【quart】【er of】【 a ce】【ntury】【, den】【ies e】【lecto】【ral f】【raud 】【and h】【as ac】【cused】【 the 】【prote】【sters】【 of b】【eing 】【in ca】【hoots】【 with】【 fore】【ign b】【acker】【s fro】【m Rus】【sia a】【nd el】【sewhe】【re to】【 topp】【le hi】【s gov】【ernme】【nt.】
（1）Lukashenko has shown no sign he will heed the ultimatum and step down. Protests against his 26-year rule began following an Aug. 9 election victory his opponents say was rigged.
（2）Police said the birds had been tagged with fake recognition rings, imitating those used to identify specimens bred legally in Spain.
（3）【L】【o】【n】【d】【o】【n】【’】【s】【 】【m】【a】【y】【o】【r】【,】【 】【S】【a】【d】【i】【q】【 】【K】【h】【a】【n】【,】【 】【s】【a】【i】【d】【 】【o】【n】【 】【F】【r】【i】【d】【a】【y】【 】【t】【h】【a】【t】【 】【t】【i】【g】【h】【t】【e】【r】【 】【l】【o】【c】【k】【d】【o】【w】【n】【 】【m】【e】【a】【s】【u】【r】【e】【s】【 】【w】【e】【r】【e】【 】【b】【e】【c】【o】【m】【i】【n】【g】【 】【“】【i】【n】【c】【r】【e】【a】【s】【i】【n】【g】【l】【y】【 】【l】【i】【k】【e】【l】【y】【”】【 】【f】【o】【r】【 】【B】【r】【i】【t】【a】【i】【n】【’】【s】【 】【c】【a】【p】【i】【t】【a】【l】【.】
（4）PiS insists the election should be held despite the rising number of deaths caused by the virus. But critics accuse it of sacrificing public health in a bid to support its ally, the incumbent Andrzej Duda, who is running first in the polls.
（5）Lopez said some politicians, whom she did not name, were promoting the protests, but warned she would not be pressured by those who want to take advantage of the situation to push the mayor’s office into delivering aid to those politicians’ followers.
（6）Lopez Obrador on Monday rejected criticism he was setting a poor example by holding mass rallies during the coronavirus scare even as his government encourages the public to practice social distancing.
（7）【Ph】【uc】【 s】【ai】【d 】【th】【is】【 c】【ur】【re】【nt】【 w】【av】【e 】【of】【 i】【nf】【ec】【ti】【on】【 c】【ou】【ld】【 h】【av】【e 】【a 】【mo】【re】【 “】【cr】【it】【ic】【al】【 i】【mp】【ac】【t”】【 t】【ha】【n 】【th】【e 】【pr】【ev】【io】【us】【 o】【ne】【 a】【nd】【 o】【rd】【er】【ed】【 o】【ff】【ic】【ia】【ls】【 t】【o 】【bo】【th】【 c】【on】【ta】【in】【 t】【he】【 s】【pr】【ea】【d 】【an】【d 】【ma】【in】【ta】【in】【 s】【up】【pl】【y 】【ch】【ai】【ns】【, 】【th】【e 】【re】【po】【rt】【 s】【ai】【d.】
（8）【P】【o】【l】【a】【n】【d】【 】【h】【a】【s】【 】【t】【a】【k】【e】【n】【 】【d】【r】【a】【s】【t】【i】【c】【 】【m】【e】【a】【s】【u】【r】【e】【s】【 】【t】【o】【 】【l】【i】【m】【i】【t】【 】【t】【h】【e】【 】【s】【p】【r】【e】【a】【d】【 】【o】【f】【 】【t】【h】【e】【 】【v】【i】【r】【u】【s】【,】【 】【c】【l】【o】【s】【i】【n】【g】【 】【s】【c】【h】【o】【o】【l】【s】【,】【 】【m】【u】【s】【e】【u】【m】【s】【,】【 】【t】【h】【e】【a】【t】【e】【r】【s】【 】【a】【n】【d】【 】【c】【i】【n】【e】【m】【a】【s】【 】【w】【h】【i】【l】【e】【 】【a】【l】【s】【o】【 】【d】【e】【c】【l】【a】【r】【i】【n】【g】【 】【a】【 】【s】【t】【a】【t】【e】【 】【o】【f】【 】【e】【p】【i】【d】【e】【m】【i】【c】【 】【t】【h】【r】【e】【a】【t】【.】
（9）Philippine Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra on Thursday said his office was trying to secure a certificate for the death of “Christopher Reinhard Bauer”, which he said had been recorded in a civil registry in the capital Manila last month.
（10）Lukashenko did not say when or how he might have contracted the virus. He met Russian President Vladimir Putin at a military parade in Moscow last month. Putin was fine, TASS news agency quoted Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov as saying.
（11）【Luis 】【Alber】【to Es】【coto,】【 repr】【esent】【ative】【 of t】【he Wo】【rld H】【ealth】【 Orga】【nizat】【ion i】【n Par】【aguay】【, tol】【d Reu】【ters 】【the c】【ountr】【y’s s】【ucces】【s was】【 due 】【to ag】【gress】【ive s】【ocial】【 dist】【ancin】【g mea】【sures】【.】
（12）【P】【J】【 】【s】【a】【i】【d】【 】【t】【h】【e】【 】【v】【i】【c】【t】【i】【m】【 】【a】【r】【r】【i】【v】【e】【d】【 】【o】【n】【 】【M】【a】【r】【c】【h】【 】【1】【0】【 】【a】【n】【d】【 】【w】【a】【s】【 】【k】【i】【l】【l】【e】【d】【 】【o】【n】【 】【M】【a】【r】【c】【h】【 】【1】【2】【 】【a】【f】【t】【e】【r】【 】【h】【e】【 】【“】【a】【l】【l】【e】【g】【e】【d】【l】【y】【 】【c】【a】【u】【s】【e】【d】【 】【s】【o】【m】【e】【 】【d】【i】【s】【t】【u】【r】【b】【a】【n】【c】【e】【s】【”】【 】【a】【t】【 】【t】【h】【e】【 】【c】【e】【n】【t】【e】【r】【.】【 】【T】【h】【e】【 】【t】【h】【r】【e】【e】【 】【S】【E】【F】【 】【w】【o】【r】【k】【e】【r】【s】【 】【w】【e】【r】【e】【 】【b】【e】【l】【i】【e】【v】【e】【d】【 】【t】【o】【 】【b】【e】【 】【r】【e】【s】【p】【o】【n】【s】【i】【b】【l】【e】【 】【f】【o】【r】【 】【h】【i】【s】【 】【d】【e】【a】【t】【h】【,】【 】【t】【h】【e】【 】【s】【t】【a】【t】【e】【m】【e】【n】【t】【 】【s】【a】【i】【d】【.】