The head of the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention says he has been injected with an experimental coronavirus vaccine in an attempt to persuade the public to follow suit when one is approved.
By Amir Vahdat, Jon Gambrell, Associated Press
Iran's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard fired a missile from a helicopter targeting a replica aircraft carrier in the strategic Strait of Hormuz, state television reported on Tuesday.
By Lori Hinnant, Sam Mednick, Associated Press
In a study published Monday, four U.N. agencies said failing to act now will have devastating long-term consequences not just for the children, but for society as a whole.
By Fred de Sam Lazaro
India has reported more than 1 million confirmed coronavirus infections -- a number exceeded only by the U.S. and Brazil. But experts say that both cases and deaths in the country are likely underestimates due to gaps in testing and…
By Associated Press
Poles are bitterly divided over steps being taken by the right-wing government to exit the Istanbul Convention, a European treaty against domestic violence, claiming it promotes gender “ideology” and links violence to religion.
By Hau Dinh, Associated Press
Vietnam, widely seen as a success in dealing with the coronavirus, reimposed a social distancing order in Da Nang following the cases, the first known to be locally transmitted in the country in over three months.
By Samya Kullab, Associated Press
Iraq’s prime minister says he has opened an investigation into the killing of two anti-government protesters at the hands of security forces.
By Aron Heller, Associated Press
A wave of demonstrations is sweeping Israel against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his perceived failure to handle the country’s deepening economic crisis.
By Associated Press
From high-tech chips to control of the high seas, their interests are closely intertwined. The ongoing sharp deterioration in U.S.-China ties poses risks to both countries and the rest of the world. In…
By Aya Batrawy, Associated Press
Muslim pilgrims have started arriving in Mecca for a drastically scaled-down hajj as Saudi authorities balance the kingdom’s oversight of one of Islam’s key pillars and the safety of visitors in the face of a global pandemic.
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