Japan extended a coronavirus state of emergency in Tokyo and other areas for 20 more days on Friday, with infections still not slowing as it prepares to host the Olympics in just over 50 days.
By Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press
Thailand's government declared a strict new state of emergency for the capital on Thursday, a day after a student-led protest against the country's traditional establishment saw an extraordinary moment in which demonstrators heckled a royal motorcade.
By Grant Peck, Chris Blake, Associated Press
Kyrgyzstan's president on Monday ordered a new, week-long state of emergency in the country's capital after parliament failed to consider and approve his previous order within the legally required three days.
By Associated Press
Lebanon's Parliament on Thursday approved a state of emergency in Beirut in its first session since the catastrophic Aug. 4 explosion.
By Sarah El Deeb, Associated Press
By Ashraf Khalil, Associated Press
By declaring a state of emergency, Bowser has the authority to order medical quarantines, request federal assistance and take steps to stem price gouging for critical supplies.
By Rod McGuirk, Associated Press
Fires in New South Wales state have claimed three lives, destroyed more than 150 homes and razed more than 1 million hectares (3,800 square miles) of forest and farmland since Friday.
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed received the Nobel Peace Prize this week for his work lifting the country’s state of emergency, granting amnesty to thousands of political prisoners and increasing the role of women in political life. But his most…
By PBS NewsHour
Southern California residents remain on edge a day after a 7.1-magnitude earthquake struck outside the city of Ridgecrest, the strongest tremor in the region in nearly 20 years. The quake came after another tremor hit the area Thursday, leaving thousands…
By Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
When you want results in a polarized Washington, sometimes it pays to simply leave the professionals alone to do their jobs.
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