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The pandemic-delayed Tokyo Games kicked off in a riot of color.
Brazil's defense minister reportedly suggested canceling the elections if changes aren't made to address the far-right president's baseless claims about voter fraud.
Chinese authorities have not been transparent with investigators trying to figure out how the coronavirus pandemic started.
Tokyo has hit another six-month high in new COVID-19 cases one day before the Olympics begin, as worries grow of a worsening of infections during the Games.
The Tokyo Olympic organizing committee has fired the director of the opening ceremony because of a Holocaust joke he made during a comedy show in 1998.
“There is no zero risk in life," said WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.
Tokyo is currently under its fourth state of emergency, which covers the entire duration of the Olympics that officially start Friday.
He remained at large for eight hours following the risky escape.
The total includes 31 people among the tens of thousands of international visitors.