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Pandemic hits poorest hardest as India, Pakistan cases jump

June 4, 2020

The United Nations and the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement are urging that governments and others unite in developing a “people’s vaccine” to protect everyone against the... more »»

Focus shifts to Hong Kong's fate on Tiananmen anniversary

June 4, 2020

HONG KONG (AP) — As China tightens its control over Hong Kong, activists in the city sought new ways Thursday to mark the 31st anniversary of the crushing of a democracy movement centered on... more »»

The Latest: Pakistan, India coronavirus cases, deaths spike

June 4, 2020

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan reported a record single-day spike in coronavirus-related deaths with 82 new fatalities and 4,688 cases that it says resulted from increased testing in the past 24 hours. more »»

Hong Kong outlaws insulting China's national anthem

June 4, 2020

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s legislature approved a contentious bill Thursday that makes it illegal to insult the Chinese national anthem. more »»

Coronavirus strands merchant ship crews at sea for months

June 4, 2020

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — For nearly four months, Capt. Andrei Kogankov and his oil tanker crew haven’t set foot on dry land. more »»

Asia Today: Australia to restart flights to New Zealand

June 4, 2020

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Canberra Airport opened a register for travelers interested in flying from the Australian capital to New Zealand on July 1 in a proposed resumption of international... more »»

Barcelona locals reclaim city from tourists during pandemic

June 4, 2020

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — For florist Laura Gómez and many other Barcelona residents, the COVID-19 pandemic has one silver lining, amid all the death and suffering. more »»

At least 39 injured in knife attack at China kindergarten

June 4, 2020

BEIJING (AP) — A school security guard injured at least 39 people in a knife attack at a kindergarten in southern China on Thursday morning, state media reported. The motive remains unknown. more »»

No crowds delight art lovers in Italy at reopened museums

June 4, 2020

FLORENCE, Italy (AP) — The Uffizi Galleries, the most-visited museum in Italy, is open after three months of COVID-19 lockdown, delighting art lovers who don’t have to jostle with throngs of... more »»

Seoul vows to stop border protests after Pyongyang's threat

June 4, 2020

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea said Thursday it planned to push new laws to ban activists from flying anti-Pyongyang leaflets over the border after North Korea threatened to end an... more »»

Tiananmen anniversary marked by crackdown, HK vigil ban

June 4, 2020

BEIJING (AP) — China tightened controls over dissidents while pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong and elsewhere sought ways to mark the 31st anniversary Thursday of the crushing of the... more »»

The Latest: Washington protests peaceful amid show of force

June 4, 2020

The Latest on the May 25 death in Minneapolis of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer pressed a knee on his neck:

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The Latest: Floyd tested positive for COVID-19 in April

June 4, 2020

The Latest on the May 25 death in Minneapolis of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer pressed a knee on his neck:

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The Latest: New Zealand on verge of eradicating virus

June 4, 2020

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. COVID-19 causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. more »»

The Latest: South Korea confirms 39 more coronavirus cases

June 4, 2020

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. COVID-19 causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. more »»

The Latest: Canberra opens register for flyers to Wellington

June 4, 2020

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. COVID-19 causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. more »»

The Latest: Show of force from law enforcement in Washington

June 4, 2020

The Latest on the May 25 death in Minneapolis of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer pressed a knee on his neck:

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Wuhan tests 10 million people, finds few virus infections

June 4, 2020

BEIJING (AP) — The Chinese city of Wuhan, where the coronavirus was first detected late last year, has tested nearly 10 million people in an unprecedented 19-day campaign to check an entire city. more »»

The Latest: Mexico's daily virus death toll hits new high

June 4, 2020

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. COVID-19 causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. more »»

 
 

 

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