The global coronavirus pandemic has affected over five million people, with around 327,000 deaths. Here are more coronavirus-related updates for May 20:
Japanese fire official says at least 33 people now dead after Kyoto animation studio fire.
At the waste facility of Japan’s Kamikatsu town, there are dozens of different boxes for each category for recycling all its waste for only one reason: becoming a zero-waste town by 2020.
The push comes ahead of the G20 summit, which Japan will host in Osaka in June. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's government wants to use the meeting to push for an agreement on reducing marine plastic waste.
Officials put the toll at 48 with 28 others presumed dead after unprecedented rain forced several million people from their homes, media reports say, with more rain set to hit some areas for at least another day.
At least three people are confirmed to have died in the magnitude 6.1 earthquake, including a nine-year-old girl.
Sprint champion Usain Bolt opened up about his next career move, saying he is thinking of swapping his spikes for cleats.
Japanese artist Hidetomo Kimura uses thousands of fish in illuminated tanks to create a sprawling psychedelic visual art installation, drawing tens of thousands of viewers in Tokyo.
The All Blacks will for the first time in 2019 encounter the Springboks in the group stages of Rugby's premier tournament while England finds itself up against France and Argentina.
Pokémon GO has gone viral despite having been launched in only five countries: the United States, Australia, New Zealand, Britain and Germany.
US and China, world's top greenhouse gas emission producers, pledge to formally adopt Paris climate deal by end of this year
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