U Nyan Win, a Lawyer for Aung San Suu Kyi, Dies of Covid

The death of U Nyan Win, locked up for months after a February coup, pointed to the growing toll of Myanmar’s outbreak.

U Nyan Win, a Lawyer for Aung San Suu Kyi, Dies of Covid
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Why Aren’t the Vaccines Approved?

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The F.D.A. is encouraging people to get a Covid-19 shot — but hasn’t formally ...

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Half of Australia Locked Down as Delta Variant Fuels Outbreaks

Half of Australia Locked Down as Delta Variant Fuels Outbreaks
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South Australia was placed under a weeklong lockdown while restrictions in the state of ...

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Heavy Floods in China Trapped Passengers in Subway, Killing 12

Heavy Floods in China Trapped Passengers in Subway, Killing 12
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The heaviest rainfall on record in Zhengzhou, a city of five million people, trapped ...

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British Columbia Declares a State of Emergency as Wildfires Rage

British Columbia Declares a State of Emergency as Wildfires Rage
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Nearly 300 fires in the Canadian province have prompted evacuation orders affecting more than ...

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Making Discovery, Not Distance, Travel’s Point

Making Discovery, Not Distance, Travel’s Point
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As a veteran travel writer is reminded on a short jaunt from his home ...

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One of China's Biggest Stars, Kris Wu, Faces a #MeToo Storm

One of China's Biggest Stars, Kris Wu, Faces a #MeToo Storm
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Severe Flooding Kills at Least 12 in Central China

Severe Flooding Kills at Least 12 in Central China
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The heaviest rainfall on record in Zhengzhou, a provincial capital of five million people, ...

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Josef Silverstein, Scholar and Critic of Myanmar, Dies at 99

Josef Silverstein, Scholar and Critic of Myanmar, Dies at 99
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He focused on democracy and human rights in a strife-torn country both as an ...

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A New Day in Haiti? Many Haitians Have Their Doubts.

A New Day in Haiti? Many Haitians Have Their Doubts.
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Tuesday was a day for paying tribute to its assassinated president, and installing new ...

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PEPFAR Is Still Without a Leader. H.I.V. Activists Want to Know Why.

PEPFAR Is Still Without a Leader. H.I.V. Activists Want to Know Why.
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“Can we not think and act on two pandemics at a time?” asked one ...

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J.&J. Vaccine May Be Less Effective Against Delta, Study Suggests

J.&J. Vaccine May Be Less Effective Against Delta, Study Suggests
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Many who received the shot may need to consider boosters, the authors said. But ...

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Haiti Arrests 3 Police Officers as Part of Investigation Into President’s Killing

Haiti Arrests 3 Police Officers as Part of Investigation Into President’s Killing
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The police in Haiti suggested that their force may have been infiltrated by those ...

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Constant but Camouflaged, Flurry of Cyberattacks Offers Glimpse of New Era

Constant but Camouflaged, Flurry of Cyberattacks Offers Glimpse of New Era
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Once imagined as a new kind of warfare, government-linked hacking has instead become a ...

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E.U. Slams Poland and Hungary on Rule of Law, but to Little Effect

E.U. Slams Poland and Hungary on Rule of Law, but to Little Effect
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Yearly reports on compliance with the rule of law in European Union member states ...

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This Holiday Season: Cows, Goats and Buffaloes Delivered to Your Door

This Holiday Season: Cows, Goats and Buffaloes Delivered to Your Door
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Amid a surge in coronavirus cases, farmers and families in Bangladesh have turned to ...

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Indonesia Extends Restrictions During Eid al-Adha

Indonesia Extends Restrictions During Eid al-Adha
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The country surpassed India and Brazil with the largest number of daily cases in ...

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France Passes Climate Law, but Critics Say It Falls Short

France Passes Climate Law, but Critics Say It Falls Short
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The law bans some short flights, requires more vegetarian school meals and curbs wasteful ...

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On England’s Canals, Boaters Embrace the Peace and Pace of a Floating Life

On England’s Canals, Boaters Embrace the Peace and Pace of a Floating Life
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More people are calling England’s canals — and the narrow boats used to navigate ...

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Israel Briefly Shells Southern Lebanon After Militant Rocket Fire

Israel Briefly Shells Southern Lebanon After Militant Rocket Fire
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No injuries were reported, but the brief incident underscored the fragility of the security ...

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'Facebook Isn't Killing People': Biden Softens Attack Over Misinformation

'Facebook Isn't Killing People': Biden Softens Attack Over Misinformation
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The president said that he wished that Facebook would “do something” about false information ...

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See the World, in Canada

See the World, in Canada
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The country plans to open to vaccinated travelers from the United States in August. ...

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One of China’s Biggest Stars, Kris Wu, Faces a #MeToo Storm

One of China’s Biggest Stars, Kris Wu, Faces a #MeToo Storm
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An 18-year-old said the singer Kris Wu enticed young women like herself with career ...

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Constant but Camouflaged, Flurry of Cyberattacks Offer Glimpse of New Era

Constant but Camouflaged, Flurry of Cyberattacks Offer Glimpse of New Era
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Once imagined as a new kind of warfare, government-linked hacking has instead become a ...

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Why Biden Seems Worse to China Than Trump

Why Biden Seems Worse to China Than Trump
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Accusations of hacking and other moves by the Biden administration have surprised and angered ...

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South Korea Airlifts Navy Ship's Crew After Virus Outbreak

South Korea Airlifts Navy Ship's Crew After Virus Outbreak
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More than 80 percent of the sailors in a Korean unit combating piracy off ...

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A Singapore Rower Trained for the Olympics Between Nursing Shifts

A Singapore Rower Trained for the Olympics Between Nursing Shifts
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When Covid hit her home country, Joan Poh, Singapore’s only female rower competing at ...

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Extreme Summer

Extreme Summer
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Summers in Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., are hotter than Atlanta summers were not so ...

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US to Accuse China of Microsoft Hacking

US to Accuse China of Microsoft Hacking
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The Biden administration organized a broad group of allies to condemn Beijing for cyberattacks ...

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Are You in an Interfaith Relationship in India?

Are You in an Interfaith Relationship in India?
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Religious diversity has defined India for centuries, but interfaith unions remain rare. The Times ...

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India's Pandemic Deaths Likely Exceed 3 Million, Study Finds

India's Pandemic Deaths Likely Exceed 3 Million, Study Finds
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A comprehensive effort to estimate excess deaths in the country during the pandemic produced ...

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2 Rockets Fired at Israel From Lebanon, Setting Off Sirens in North

2 Rockets Fired at Israel From Lebanon, Setting Off Sirens in North
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One of the rockets was shot down by missile defenses and the other landed ...

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How New Laws Across India Are Seeking to Ban All Interfaith Marriages

How New Laws Across India Are Seeking to Ban All Interfaith Marriages
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After a woman, who was born a Sikh, married a Muslim man, her parents ...

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