For the first time in Pakistan's recent history, a special court handed death sentence to former military general in a high treason court.
Rajapaksa, who is considered pro-China, said he wanted Sri Lanka to be a 'neutral country' and work with all the countries.
Leaders of the parties that backed Gotabaya during the presidential polls will be given preference in the Cabinet.
The worst-hit Sindh province is still on the top with 245 confirmed case
According to officials, Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed-led Jamat-ud Dawah network includes 300 seminaries and schools.
The country, however, saw a spike in imported positive cases
Warmer weather will reduce the ability of virus to spread and bring people out of enclosed spaces where they are more likely to become ill
Reports of prioritising conserving suits over menstrual health invite flak from all over the world
North Korea has not reported any cases of the coronavirus
The announcement by Benny Gantz, leader of centrist Blue and White party, prolongs political paralysis that gripped nation for past year.
Over 24,811 people are now known to have been infected by coronavirus in Iran
Netanyahu denounced what he called 'false' and 'politically motivated' allegations, after being charged with bribery, fraud.
The latest deaths bring the overall toll to 853 fatalities
The UAE, whose international airports in Abu Dhabi and Dubai are major hubs, announced on Friday its first two deaths from the COVID-19
The health minister in a statement said the deaths occurred in Western Cape province, home of Cape Town
The incident took place at the two-story 'Precious Talent Top School'.
The couple had to register their civil union according to the official genders on their identity documents, though.
'One of them grabbed my camera and smashed it on the ground,' Florent Vergnes, one of the journalists, said.
16-year-old among coronavirus victims as France records highest daily toll
The number of cases jumped to 64,059, although the rate of new infections appeared to be slowing
More than 400 people have been hospitalised in a serious condition
China says it lift the travel curbs over coronavirus epicentre Hubei province, and end the three-month lockdown of its capital Wuhan
The total number of deaths in Italy has reached 2,978
Work-from-home has become the norm, and travel plans to India have been cancelled
As of Monday evening, at least 85 people have died of coronavirus with the confirmed cases crossing 4,500 in the US.
The cases mark the first US coronavirus deaths outside California and Washington
The bill, which proposed up to $2 trillion in funding failed by a 47-47 vote when it needed 60 to pass
Though it is unclear whether the Scott Morrison-led coalition can govern with an outright majority.
The Reserve Bank of Australia said the spelling error will be corrected at the next print run later this year.
White Island, a volcanic island, is a famous tourist attraction which people can explore by boat or helicopter.
The vote came as confirmed virus cases in Australia rose above 3,500 on Saturday, with 14 deaths
Despite government assurances, there has been a run on some items at Australian supermarkets