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Sofia Bekatorou, a sailing champion, said she was sexually assaulted by a top sports official, prompting an outpouring of support in a country where the issue has long been ignored.
Few foreigners welcomed President Biden’s election victory as enthusiastically as the tens of thousands of Muslims who have been locked out of the United States for the past four years.
The poisoning and arrest of Aleksei A. Navalny set off nationwide protests. The rallies began in the Far East, where people braved temperatures of minus 60 degrees Fahrenheit. Protests in Moscow are also expected.
In 2011, Tahrir Square was at the vanguard of popular uprisings known as the Arab Spring. But hopes for a democratic Egypt were crushed and the historic square given a sterile new look.
A failure to distribute the Covid-19 vaccine in poor nations will worsen economic damage, with half the costs borne by wealthy countries, new research shows.
Shortages of shots for yellow fever, polio and other diseases have led to innovative solutions even in very poor countries.
Legal pot has made Canadian justice a little fairer, with “heavily racialized” arrests for possession mostly ending. But vows on amnesty, illicit sales and Indigenous inclusion are works in progress.
Officials said 12 suspects and a police officer were killed in the shootout, the bloodiest episode in years in President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs.
Mr. Steinmetz, a French-Israeli businessman, was convicted on charges of corrupting foreign public officials in a bid to reap iron ore resources in Guinea. He was sentenced to five years in prison.
A day after Joseph R. Biden Jr. became president, resetting Canada’s relationship with its neighbor, Governor General Julie Payette quit as Canada’s official head of state.
The evidence on the fatality rate is worrisome but not yet solid, scientists said. It contrasts with news that Britain is vaccinating its people at a promising pace.
The Communist Party’s success in reclaiming the narrative has proved to the world its ability to rally the people to its side, no matter how stumbling its actions might be.
One year after China locked down Wuhan, six people describe how they found courage in adversity, calm amid grief, and meaning in chaos.
A year ago, Wuhan offered a warning about the coronavirus. Now, it heralds a world where relief at the recovery conceals the emotional aftershocks.