New COVID-19 infections are declining in the United States, but they’re picking up everywhere else. Globally, there have been nearly as many new cases in the past week as the first five months of the pandemic. India holds most of the caseload.
Violence in northeast Mozambique poses an increasing threat to regional stability. More about that here. The French energy giant Total stopped work on a multi-billion-dollar project earlier this week, citing security concerns. An April 20 attack on Palma put some 400,000 people in urgent need of food and shelter.