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CBS News - World

World Council of Churches "dismayed" by Hagia Sophia decision -- Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan formally converted the former museum back into a mosque Friday and declared it open for Muslim worship. -- Jul 11

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Rome's empty streets reveal a tourism industry in crisis -- With visitors from America (where coronavirus is raging) banned from Europe, Italy is suffering even further from the economic fallout of the pandemic

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Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan hospitalized with coronavirus -- Bachchan's son, actor Abhishek Bachchan, says he has tested positive for the coronavirus as well. -- Jul 11

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Bodies are being exhumed in Mexico to make room for coronavirus deaths -- Photojournalist Jonathan Alpeyrie says the pandemic is stretching the system to its limits. -- Jul 11

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How to see Neowise before it disappears -- The comet is putting on quite the show this weekend. -- Jul 11

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Spectacular photos capture Neowise, one of the brightest comets in decades -- Astrophotographers around the world have captured incredible photos of the once-in-a-lifetime celestial event. -- Jul 11

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WHO says some countries may have to return to "total lockdown" -- Global coronavirus cases have more than doubled in six weeks. -- Jul 10

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Turkey's president formally reconverts Istanbul's Hagia Sophia into a mosque -- A 1934 Cabinet decision had turned the iconic and hugely symbolic site into a museum. -- Jul 10

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Philippines Congress officially silences nation's biggest broadcaster -- President Duterte's office denies any role in depriving ABS-CBN of its broadcast license, but he's threatened the network for years. -- Jul 10

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Trump appointee cutting 10 visas for international journalists -- The number of Voice of America journalists' visas being stalled may grow in the coming months after CBS News first reported last month that possible cuts to J-1 visas were feared under Michael Pack's leadership. -- Jul 10

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Mystery elephant killer could leave herd "decimated," expert warns -- Something has killed more than 350 elephants in the country's Okavango Delta, and officials hope to have some answers in the coming week. -- Jul 10

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Mayor of South Korean capital found dead after leaving "sorry" note -- Body of popular politician Park Won-soon was found on a mountain outside Seoul 2 days after an ex-secretary reportedly alleged sexual misconduct. -- Jul 10

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"Watermelon snow" in Italian Alps may be climate change red flag -- The bizarre pink snow can accelerate snow melt in the fragile mountain region. -- Jul 9

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Retailers nix coconut milk from suppliers using monkey labor -- Animal activist group PETA says undercover investigation found chained macaque monkeys forced into manual labor. -- Jul 9

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Border apprehensions rose in June, despite expulsions policy -- Border officials have carried out more than 70,000 expulsions of migrants under an emergency coronavirus order. -- Jul 9

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