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Dozens Charged in Hong Kong for Taking Part in Tiananmen Protest

The charges against 24 people for attending an annual vigil are the latest signs of an intensifying crackdown on the pro-democracy movement.

Sri Lanka Vote Hands Rajapaksa Family a Bigger Slice of Control

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s party clinched the majority of seats in Parliament, aiming to amend the Constitution and expand presidential powers. Rights groups are concerned.

Kenya’s Unusual Solution to the School Problem: Cancel the Year and Start Over

Some students were taking classes online, while others couldn’t. So the government scrapped the school year for all. But the move may just make educational inequality worse.

A Promising Life Is Cut Short, Becoming a Symbol of Lebanon’s Heartache

Sahar Fares, a 24-year-old paramedic, was planning her wedding. Instead, her family held her funeral after she died in the explosion that tore through Beirut.

The Latest U.S. Tool to Fight Election Meddling: Text Messages

Washington sent offers to cellphones in Russia and Iran of rewards of up to $10 million for information on hackers trying to attack American voting systems.

How to Help Lebanon After Beirut Explosion

As the search for survivors continues, aid groups have mobilized to help the thousands of people wounded by the blast, and the hundreds of thousands of others who have been made homeless.

Welcome Back to Germany. Now Take Your Free Coronavirus Test.

The country’s capacity to make testing efficient, affordable and available has distinguished it. Now, to head off a potential second wave, it’s testing anyone returning from a “hot zone” on entry.

After a Lull, the Number of Migrants Trying to Enter the U.S. Has Soared

The number of immigrants arrested at the southwestern border has more than doubled since the spring, fueled by Mexico’s economic slump and a Trump administration policy that migrants say works in their favor.

Live Coronavirus News: Global Tracker

A photo of a crowded school hallway circulated on social media raises further alarm about the return to U.S. classrooms. France and Germany see worrisome rises in daily case counts.

‘Racism Is Pervasive’ at Canadian Museum for Human Rights, Report Says

Even before it opened in 2014, the museum was dogged by controversy. Now, after discrimination accusations, it has been rebuked.

Even Asymptomatic People Carry the Coronavirus in High Amounts

Researchers in South Korea found that roughly 30 percent of those infected never develop symptoms yet probably spread the virus.

Former Saudi Official Accuses the Crown Prince of Trying to Kill Him

Saad Aljabri, a former top intelligence official, filed suit in Washington alleging that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman sent a team of agents to Canada to kill him.

Chat Group Becomes Target of Moscow’s Wrath as Security Crackdown Widens

The group started out as an online discussion of hobbies, schoolwork and sometimes politics. But then it was infiltrated by an informant for Russia’s all-powerful security services.
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