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Second after USWith record rise of 103,558 infections, India becomes only the second country after the US to register more than 100,000 new cases in a day. Experts say a new variant and eased restrictions have contributed to the rise in cases.Trial to resumeIsraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is expected to appear in court Monday for the third time in his corruption trial. Mr Netanyahu is accused of bribery, fraud and breach of trust in connection with three separate cases.Bulgaria's electionsBulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov and his center-right GERB party are set to win the most seats in the parliamentary election with about a 25% share. Behind it, a new anti-establishment party founded by a TV host and singer, Slavi Trifonov, finished second with 17-17.5 percent.Formally accusedJordan's government has formally accused former crown prince Hamzah, the half-brother of the country's ruler King Abdullah II, of plotting to "destabilize" the country. Hamzah said that he was ordered to stay in his Amman palace but would defy the limits on his freedom of movement.