From Shelled Ethiopian City, Doctors Tally Deaths and Plead for Help

Ethiopia's prime minister promised a swift, surgical military campaign in the restive province of Tigray. But doctors in the regional capital reported civilian deaths, looting and a looming crisis.

From Shelled Ethiopian City, Doctors Tally Deaths and Plead for Help
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Feeling Spurned by Trump, U.N. Sees Redemption in Biden and Team

Feeling Spurned by Trump, U.N. Sees Redemption in Biden and Team
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Diplomats say the Trump administration's “America First” policy demeaned the United Nations. But the ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 22:46:18 +0000

Egypt Frees Human Rights Workers Amid Rising International Pressure

Egypt Frees Human Rights Workers Amid Rising International Pressure
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The arrest of the civil rights advocates received international attention, as Western policymakers, celebrities ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 22:08:22 +0000

U.K. and U.S. Officials Spar Over Coronavirus ‘Vaccine Nationalism'

U.K. and U.S. Officials Spar Over Coronavirus ‘Vaccine Nationalism'
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Scientists warned that a debate over which country's regulatory system is better could undermine ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 21:34:34 +0000

Decades Later, Liberian Warlord Faces War Crimes Trial in Switzerland

Decades Later, Liberian Warlord Faces War Crimes Trial in Switzerland
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In a step hailed by rights advocates, a Swiss court has charged former rebel ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 21:25:54 +0000

Police in India Make First Arrest Under New Interfaith Marriage Law

Police in India Make First Arrest Under New Interfaith Marriage Law
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A Muslim man was held under a state law passed to address accusations by ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 17:19:43 +0000

Hamish MacInnes, Scotland's Man of the Mountains, Dies at 90

Hamish MacInnes, Scotland's Man of the Mountains, Dies at 90
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He scaled dangerous peaks all over the world. He also modernized rescue techniques that ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 16:52:30 +0000

U.K. and U.S. Officials Spar Over ‘Vaccine Nationalism'

U.K. and U.S. Officials Spar Over ‘Vaccine Nationalism'
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Scientists bemoaned a debate over which country has a better regulatory system, saying it ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 16:19:35 +0000

A 4-Day Workweek for 5 Days' Pay? Unilever New Zealand Is the Latest to Try

A 4-Day Workweek for 5 Days' Pay? Unilever New Zealand Is the Latest to Try
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“If we find that we're all working the same number of hours as before ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 14:05:02 +0000

U.S. Cyberforce Was Deployed to Estonia to Hunt for Russian Hackers

U.S. Cyberforce Was Deployed to Estonia to Hunt for Russian Hackers
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An operation ahead of the November election was part of stepped-up efforts by the ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 13:00:06 +0000

Jimmy Lai Is Denied Bail on Fraud Charge

Jimmy Lai Is Denied Bail on Fraud Charge
The New York Times

Mr. Lai, who founded the pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily, was ordered jailed until April.

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 10:01:54 +0000

‘Field of Broken Dreams': London's Growing Taxi Graveyards

‘Field of Broken Dreams': London's Growing Taxi Graveyards
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Confronted with deserted streets during the pandemic, drivers are turning in their rented black ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 10:00:23 +0000

The College-Entrance Exam Is 9 Hours Long. Covid-19 Made It Harder.

The College-Entrance Exam Is 9 Hours Long. Covid-19 Made It Harder.
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In South Korea, planes are grounded and parents pray as high school students hunker ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 08:17:29 +0000

This Japanese Shop Is 1,020 Years Old. It Knows a Bit About Surviving Crises.

This Japanese Shop Is 1,020 Years Old. It Knows a Bit About Surviving Crises.
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A mochi seller in Kyoto, and many of Japan's other centuries-old businesses, have endured ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 06:59:31 +0000

U.S. Tightens Visa Rules for Chinese Communist Party Members

U.S. Tightens Visa Rules for Chinese Communist Party Members
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New guidelines mean that travel visas for China's 92 million party members will be ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 06:06:43 +0000

Jimmy Lai, Hong Kong Media Tycoon, Is Denied Bail on Fraud Charge

Jimmy Lai, Hong Kong Media Tycoon, Is Denied Bail on Fraud Charge
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Mr. Lai, who founded the pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily, was ordered jailed until April.

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 06:05:31 +0000

Valéry Giscard d'Estaing, 94, Is Dead; Struggled to Transform France

Valéry Giscard d'Estaing, 94, Is Dead; Struggled to Transform France
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As a conservative president and a descendant of nobility, he sought to make government ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 05:39:31 +0000

He Escaped Death as a Kamikaze Pilot. 70 Years Later, He Told His Story.

He Escaped Death as a Kamikaze Pilot. 70 Years Later, He Told His Story.
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Kazuo Odachi is one of the last living members of a group never meant ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 05:12:43 +0000

Valéry Giscard d'Estaing, Who Struggled to Transform France, Dies at 94

Valéry Giscard d'Estaing, Who Struggled to Transform France, Dies at 94
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As a conservative president and a descendant of nobility, he sought to make government ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 23:46:23 +0000