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Britain Says Huawei Won’t Be Banned From Its 5G Network

Britain Says Huawei Won’t Be Banned From Its 5G Network

Huawei has long denied that it is beholden to the Chinese government. “Huawei is reassured by the U.K. government’s confirmation…
In Coronavirus, a ‘Battle’ That Could Humble China’s Strongman

In Coronavirus, a ‘Battle’ That Could Humble China’s Strongman

BEIJING — It took thousands of infections and scores of deaths from a mysterious virus for China’s authoritarian leader to…
Indonesia Releases U.S. Journalist Detained Over Visa Issue

Indonesia Releases U.S. Journalist Detained Over Visa Issue

JAKARTA, Indonesia — An American environmental journalist accused of violating the terms of his visa has been freed after three…
How China’s Coronavirus Outbreak Could Threaten the Global Economy

How China’s Coronavirus Outbreak Could Threaten the Global Economy

HONG KONG — The outbreak of a deadly disease in China has cast a pall over growth prospects for the…
As Coronavirus Spreads from China, Scientists See Grim Reminders

As Coronavirus Spreads from China, Scientists See Grim Reminders

Less than a month after the first few cases of a new respiratory illness were reported in Wuhan, China, travelers…
Ex-President of Interpol Is Sent to Prison for Bribery in China

Ex-President of Interpol Is Sent to Prison for Bribery in China

BEIJING — A former senior Chinese police official who also served as president of Interpol was sentenced on Tuesday to…
Yellow or Blue? In Hong Kong, Businesses Choose Political Sides

Yellow or Blue? In Hong Kong, Businesses Choose Political Sides

HONG KONG — The tapioca pearls at Fred Liu’s bubble teahouse are springy and fresh, just like the fish balls…
As Five Star Party Risks Implosion, Italy Fears the Fallout

As Five Star Party Risks Implosion, Italy Fears the Fallout

Rebellions are breaking out all over the place. In December, members of Parliament refused to pay their dues into a…
Taliban Offer to Reduce Violence in Afghanistan Ahead of Deal With U.S.

Taliban Offer to Reduce Violence in Afghanistan Ahead of Deal With U.S.

KABUL, Afghanistan — The Taliban have offered a brief period of reducing violence in Afghanistan during ongoing negotiations with United…
Democrats Agree Trump Is Racing to War With Iran, but Are Vague on Alternative Strategy

Democrats Agree Trump Is Racing to War With Iran, but Are Vague on Alternative Strategy

The exchanges were all the more notable because until Tuesday night, foreign policy had been a side show in the…
British Police Said Watch Out for Extremists — Like Climate Activists

British Police Said Watch Out for Extremists — Like Climate Activists

LONDON — Be on the lookout, the British counterterrorism police warned, for young people being radicalized by extremists like neo-Nazis,…
American Airstrikes Rally Iraqis Against U.S.

American Airstrikes Rally Iraqis Against U.S.

Over the last several months, Iranian-backed militias have repeatedly poked at the Americans in Iraq, firing rockets into the Green…
Climate Change, Crime and Political Chaos: A Deadly Mix in Honduras Dengue Epidemic

Climate Change, Crime and Political Chaos: A Deadly Mix in Honduras Dengue Epidemic

CHOLOMA, Honduras — More than 400 people died this year as one of the worst dengue epidemics on record swept…
Somalia Bombing Kills Over 70 in Mogadishu

Somalia Bombing Kills Over 70 in Mogadishu

MOGADISHU, Somalia — At least 76 people were killed on Saturday when a truck filled with explosives blew up at…
In a Year of Notable Deaths, a World of Women Who Shattered Ceilings

In a Year of Notable Deaths, a World of Women Who Shattered Ceilings

Almost all were born between the world wars, one even before women had the right to vote. They came from…
Christmas Eve Wildfire in Chile Destroys Dozens of Homes

Christmas Eve Wildfire in Chile Destroys Dozens of Homes

SANTIAGO, Chile — A wildfire raged through a residential area on the outskirts of the Chilean city of Valparaíso, prompting…
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