AFRICA: In Libya, forces allied with the country’s unity government repelled a counter-attack by ISIS in the extremists’ coastal stronghold of Sirte.
AMERICAS: The US and Venezuela said they would launch new high-level talks as the South American country struggles with a political and economic crisis.
ASIA: Renewed clashes overnight at a Pakistan-Afghan border crossing killed an Afghan border guard and wounded five.
EUROPE: French PM Manuel Valls vowed to stand firm on a disputed set of labor reforms, despite mass protests that have spiralled into violence.
MIDDLE EAST: US Secretary of State John Kerry warned Russia that US patience on the Syrian conflict and the fate of President Bashar al-Assad was running out.
TECHNOLOGY: Facebook is cooperating with French authorities probing the killing of a police commander and his partner in a live-streamed video on the leading social network.
Japan & China: Chinese ships intrude upon Japanese waters, military drill.
A Chinese navy reconnaissance vessel briefly entered Japan’s territorial waters off the southwestern prefecture of Kagoshima.
The incursion was the second time since the end of World War II that a Chinese military ship entered Japanese waters.
A Chinese observation ship also shadowed the US aircraft carrier John C. Stennis in the Western Pacific, as it joined warships from Japan and India for drills close to waters Beijing considers its backyard.
China’s Defense Ministry said in a brief statement that the ship sailed through “a territorial strait open to international navigation” in accordance with freedom of navigation under the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea.
Suspected Cases as of 10JUN: 97,259 (Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, Brazil, British Virgin Islands, Canada, Cayman Islands, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Curacao, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Martinique, Mexico, Montserrat, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Saint Barthelemy, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Martin (French), Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Sint Maarten (Dutch), Spain, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands, UK Virgin Islands, United States of America, US Virgin Islands, Uruguay, and Venezuela)
Confirmed Cases as of 10JUN: 29,899
Deaths as of 10JUN: 16
Deaths (01JAN15-31DEC15): 74 (Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Puerto Rico)
Cases as of 16MAY: 1,733 (Saudi Arabia (KSA), Jordan, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the United Kingdom (UK), France, Tunisia, Italy, Oman, Kuwait, Yemen, Malaysia, Greece, Egypt, Lebanon, the Netherlands, Iran, Algeria, Austria, Turkey, The Philippines, Germany, China, South Korea, and the US)
Deaths as of 16MAY: 628 (Saudi Arabia, France, Qatar, United Kingdom, UAE, Oman, South Korea)
Reported autochthonous Transmission as of 09JUN: American Samoa, Argentina, Aruba, Barbados, Belize, Brazil, Bolivia (Plurinational State of), Bonaire (territory of the Netherlands), Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Curaçao, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Fiji, French Guiana, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Maldives, Marshall Islands, Martinique, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Saint Barthélemy, Saint Lucia, Saint Martin, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Sint Maarten, Suriname, Tonga, Trinidad & Tobago, United States Virgin Islands, Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of).
Outbreak Terminated as of 09JUN: Bangladesh, Cambodia, Cook Islands, French Polynesia, Gabon, Indonesia, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Malaysia, Micronesia (Federated States of), New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Solomon Islands, Thailand, Vanuatu, Vietnam, and Isla de Pascua (Chile).
Locally Acquired Without Vector Borne Transmission as of 09JUN: Argentina, Canada, Chile, France, Germany, Italy, New Zealand, Peru, Portugal, and the United States of America.