- Turkish and Greek authorities say they have confirmed that 78 people are dead following the powerful earthquake that struck in the Aegean Sea on Friday. Turkish authorities say the magnitude 7.0 quake and ensuing tsunami left 76 people dead and 962 others injured in the nation. Greek authorities say two people are dead and 19 have been injured in their country.
- Voters in the western Japanese city of Osaka have voted to reject a plan to reorganize the city into four special wards similar to those in Tokyo. With all ballots counted, 692,996 voters opposed the plan, while 675,829 others supported it. Opponents of the plan defeated the second such referendum on the issue on Sunday, allowing the current system to remain in place.
- U.S. President Donald Trump and his democratic rival, Joe Biden, have been campaigning in battleground states in the final weekend before the election.
November 2, Monday, 2020 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline