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Afghanistan has announced its highest one-day rise of new infections as the government issued a decree to distribute bread to those affected by coronavirus.
This comes as at least six people were killed in a protest against unfair distribution of aid.
As France prepares to start letting public life resume after eight weeks under lockdown, many parents are debating whether to send their children back to school.
The French government is easing some of the closure and home-confinement orders it imposed on 17 March to curb infections, with businesses permitted to reopen, residents cleared to return to workplaces and schools welcoming some students.