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U.N. General Assembly Demands Myanmar Junta End Coup and Stop the Killings

The United Nations General Assembly sought to ostracize Myanmar’s ruling generals on Friday with an emphatic rebuke, demanding they end the five-month-old military takeover,...

Moscow Sets Record for Daily Infections

Coronavirus case numbers in the Russian capital have tripled over the past two weeks, with virologists saying that the Delta variant, first found in...

Delta Variant: What to Know For Summer Travel

With vaccinations on the rise and mortality rates related to Covid-19 going down in Europe and other parts of the world, many people are...

Britain’s New Entry in Conservative Media Is Off to a Splashy, but Shaky, Start

Media analysts said GB News faced a bigger long-term challenge: It wants to be treated as a traditional ad-supported news channel, but it is...

On the Pointlessness of Pointy Shoes

One also could not easily kneel, or pray, in such shoes, which were sometimes known as “Satan’s claws.” In 1215, Pope Innocent III prohibited...

High Hopes for Johnson & Johnson’s Covid Vaccine Have Fizzled in the U.S.

But manufacturing problems at a factory in Baltimore run by Emergent BioSolutions, Johnson & Johnson’s subcontractor, have had serious consequences for the vaccine. Because...

Two More Guantánamo Detainees Are Cleared for Transfer to Other Nations

He was captured in 2002 in a joint U.S.-Pakistani intelligence services raid in Karachi, Pakistan, and held for about four months by the Central...

Taiwan Orders Some Tech Workers to Stay Indoors to Tackle an Outbreak

TAIPEI, Taiwan — Officials in a county in Taiwan are facing a storm of criticism after banning foreign laborers from going outside as part...

The Power of Money: How Autocrats Use London to Strike Foes Worldwide

Many English lawyers and judges maintain that freezing orders are essential to restrict fraudsters, and defend the openness of their courts to lawsuits and...

The Maldives Lured Tourists Back. Now It Needs Nurses.

MALÉ, Maldives — The largest Covid-19 treatment facility in the Maldives has nearly 300 beds and a steady supply of oxygen. But as the...

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US – Canada border reopening a no go

There is no deal between the United States and Canada on reopening the border. Current border restrictions between the US and Canada are set to...

Steven Souza Jr.’s home run helps Dodgers defeat skidding Diamondbacks

Steven Souza, playing in his second game as a Dodger, celebrates his eighth-inning homer that broke a scoreless tie. The Dodgers won 3-0, sending...

Milkha Singh: India’s ‘Flying Sikh’ dies from Covid

"Gen Ayub said to me, 'Milkha, you came to Pakistan and did not run. You actually flew in Pakistan. Pakistan bestows upon you the...

Australia takes wine dispute with China to WTO By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Bottles of Australian wine are seen at a store selling imported wine in Beijing, China November 27, 2020. REUTERS/Florence Lo By...

Koo, the Indian microblogging app that has positioned itself as a government-friendly alternative to Twitter in India, is taking a similar approach in Nigeria...

Rest of World: Koo, the Indian microblogging app that has positioned itself as a government-friendly alternative to Twitter in India, is taking a similar...

Hong Kong court holds first hearing for Apple Daily execs

The top editor of Hong Kong’s Apple Daily pro-democracy newspaper and the head of its parent company have been brought to court for their...

F9 Premiere Red Carpet: See Every Look as the Stars Arrive

Start your engines!  After a year of theater closures amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, pop culture fans can finally celebrate their love of movies with the...