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China announces rollback of strict anti-COVID-19 measures

In a sharp reversal, China has announced a series of measures rolling back some of its most draconian anti-COVID-19 restrictions Learn More


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Germany: 25 arrested on suspicion of planning armed coup

Officials say thousands of police have carried out a series of raids across much of Germany against suspected far-right extremists who allegedly sought to overthrow the state in an armed coup More »


China trade shrinks amid virus pressure, interest rate hikes

China’s imports and exports shrank in November under pressure from weakening global demand and anti-virus controls at home More »


Suicide bomber hits Indonesian police station, killing 1

Police in Indonesia say a Muslim militant and convicted bomb-maker who was released from prison last year blew himself up at a police station on the main island of Java, killing an officer and wounding 11 people More »


Across vast Muslim world, LGBTQ people remain marginalized

Here and there, across the far-flung Muslim and Arab world, LGBTQ people see glimmers of progress — but those are rare exceptions More »


US court dismisses suit against Saudi prince in killing

A federal judge has dismissed a U.S. lawsuit against Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in the killing of U.S.-based journalist Jamal Khashoggi More »


US says it will expand, extend temporary status for Haitians

The Biden administration says it will expand temporary legal status for Haitians already living in the United States, saying conditions in the Caribbean nation are too dangerous for their forced return More »


Hawaii remembrance to draw handful of Pearl Harbor survivors

A handful of centenarian survivors of the attack on Pearl Harbor are expected to gather at the scene in Hawaii to commemorate those who perished 81 years ago in the Japanese bombing More »


Train collision in Spain hurts 155, no serious injuries

Spanish officials say two trains have collided near Barcelona and 155 people have been hurt More »


Nepal votes counted, but new government could take days

Nepal has finished counting the votes that were cast in the Nov. 20 parliamentary elections More »


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