Russians will be able to vote electronically or by mail in local and national elections as well as referendums.
Country registers 6,767 new infections, its highest daily jump, raising the overall total to 131,920.
Benjamin Netanyahu is required to appear at court as he goes on trial over a string of corruption allegations he denies.
Police fire tear gas, pepper spray to disperse thousands of protesters who took to the streets amid the lockdown.
Iraq reports steepest single-day spike in cases as Turkey orders weekend lockdown to help contain spread of infection.
Meeting of powerful Central Military Commission marks Kim Jong Un’s first public appearance in three weeks.
Muslims globally find online alternatives to celebrate Eid amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Spain eased restrictions but Madrid and Barcelona have remained in lockdown for longer because of more severe outbreaks.
Cummings, who lives in London, was seen at his parents’ property in Durham, northeast England, at the end of March.
Government says 10 elephants put down in the past month after they moved into farming areas during harvest season.