Morning news brief: US covid-19 cases, Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict & more

WION Web Team NEW DELHI Oct 18, 2020, 09.33 AM(IST)

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Black Americans are dying from Covid-19 at double the rate of white Americans: Kamala Harris

Democratic vice-presidential nominee Kamala Harris on Monday said the black Americans are dying from COVID-19 at 2x the rate of white Americans.

Nagorno-Karabakh: Within hours of new ceasefire, Armenia accuses Azerbaijan of violation

Armenia and Azerbaijan agreed to a new ceasefire on Saturday. However, within hours of it coming into effect, Armenia accused Azerbaijan of violating it.

US: At least 5 injured in blast, fire at Virginia shopping mall

A blast and a large fire injured at least five in Virginia (USA) on Saturday morning (local time). The blast took place in a shopping center in Harrisonburg in Virginia.