Amid U.S.-China Chill, Harvard Moves a Top Language Program to Taiwan

A university spokesman said the move had long been planned. The program’s director said the decision was based on a perceived lack of friendliness on the part of the host institution.

Amid U.S.-China Chill, Harvard Moves a Top Language Program to Taiwan
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U.S. to Open Canada and Mexico Borders for Vaccinated Travelers

U.S. to Open Canada and Mexico Borders for Vaccinated Travelers
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The opening of the land borders 19 months after they closed will reconnect the ...

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As Floods Ravage China, 14 Die After Bus Falls Off Bridge

As Floods Ravage China, 14 Die After Bus Falls Off Bridge
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The casualties come amid violent inundations in the country that have left a total ...

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E.U. Pledges $1.15 Billion in Afghan Aid as U.S. Talks to Taliban

E.U. Pledges $1.15 Billion in Afghan Aid as U.S. Talks to Taliban
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Europe and America are offering stopgap humanitarian aid for a country on the brink ...

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The Body Collector of Spain: When Migrants Die at Sea, He Gets Them Home

The Body Collector of Spain: When Migrants Die at Sea, He Gets Them Home
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Martín Zamora, the owner of a funeral parlor near Gibraltar, has found an unusual ...

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E.U. Plans $1.15 Billion in Aid to Stabilize Afghanistan Region

E.U. Plans $1.15 Billion in Aid to Stabilize Afghanistan Region
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“We need to do it fast,” a European leader declared, announcing an aid package ...

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Cases of ‘Havana Syndrome’ Reported at U.S. Embassy in Colombia

Cases of ‘Havana Syndrome’ Reported at U.S. Embassy in Colombia
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The State Department is investigating new complaints of mysterious brain injuries before Secretary of ...

  • Tue, 12 Oct 2021 22:24:09 +0000

Cases of ‘Havana Syndrome’ Reported at U.S. Embassy in Colombia

Cases of ‘Havana Syndrome’ Reported at U.S. Embassy in Colombia
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The State Department is investigating new complaints of mysterious brain injuries before Secretary of ...

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Iraq Says It Arrested a Leading Islamic State Figure

Iraq Says It Arrested a Leading Islamic State Figure
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One of the most senior ISIS leaders ever to be taken alive is now ...

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Ethiopia Attacks Rebels in Tigray as Famine Threatens

Ethiopia Attacks Rebels in Tigray as Famine Threatens
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Western officials confirmed Tigrayan reports of an assault on several fronts. Aid workers said ...

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I.M.F.'s Executive Board Says Kristalina Georgieva Can Remain

I.M.F.'s Executive Board Says Kristalina Georgieva Can Remain
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An independent inquiry commissioned by the World Bank had concluded that she played a ...

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How Éric Zemmour Is Turning French Politics Upside Down

How Éric Zemmour Is Turning French Politics Upside Down
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Éric Zemmour, an anti-immigrant writer and TV commentator, is surging in opinion polls before ...

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Home Buyers Who Went All In on Evergrande Now Want Out

Home Buyers Who Went All In on Evergrande Now Want Out
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China Evergrande Group’s financial troubles, and the government policies that helped push it to ...

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UN Top Court Largely Sides With Somalia Over Kenya in Ocean Dispute

UN Top Court Largely Sides With Somalia Over Kenya in Ocean Dispute
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A court ruling largely gave Somalia control over a patch of the Indian Ocean ...

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W.H.O. Will Announce New Team to Study Coronavirus Origins

W.H.O. Will Announce New Team to Study Coronavirus Origins
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“This new group can do all the fancy footwork it wants, but China’s not ...

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Britain Escalates Dispute With European Union Over Northern Ireland

Britain Escalates Dispute With European Union Over Northern Ireland
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Britain’s Brexit minister is demanding an overhaul of an agreement on trade rules for ...

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W.H.O. Recommends Third Covid Shot for Immunocompromised People

W.H.O. Recommends Third Covid Shot for Immunocompromised People
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Officials noted that the shots were not boosters, but meant to shore up the ...

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Britain’s Covid Missteps Cost Thousands of Lives, Inquiry Finds

Britain’s Covid Missteps Cost Thousands of Lives, Inquiry Finds
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Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s slowness last year to impose a lockdown and institute widespread ...

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Bernard Tapie, French Tycoon, Actor and Politician, Dies at 78

Bernard Tapie, French Tycoon, Actor and Politician, Dies at 78
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His larger-than-life career, flamboyant personality and ongoing legal struggles made him one of the ...

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Gov. Greg Abbott Bars Vaccine Mandates in Texas

Gov. Greg Abbott Bars Vaccine Mandates in Texas
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Gov. Greg Abbott’s latest executive order includes private employers, which had been exempt from ...

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E.U. Plans $1.15 Billion in Aid to Stabilize Afghanistan Region

E.U. Plans $1.15 Billion in Aid to Stabilize Afghanistan Region
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“We need to do it fast,” a European leader declared, announcing an aid package ...

  • Tue, 12 Oct 2021 17:29:00 +0000

Navy Nuclear Engineer Attempted Espionage, FBI Says

Navy Nuclear Engineer Attempted Espionage, FBI Says
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Jonathan Toebbe and his wife tried several times to pass information on nuclear propulsion ...

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How Éric Zemmour Is Turning French Politics Upside Down

How Éric Zemmour Is Turning French Politics Upside Down
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Éric Zemmour, an anti-immigrant writer and TV commentator, is surging in opinion polls before ...

  • Tue, 12 Oct 2021 16:14:06 +0000

Why a Sea Dispute Has Somalia and Kenya on Edge

Why a Sea Dispute Has Somalia and Kenya on Edge
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A court ruling largely gave Somalia control over a patch of the Indian Ocean ...

  • Tue, 12 Oct 2021 15:51:55 +0000

Sally Rooney Declines to Sell Translation Rights to Israeli Publisher

Sally Rooney Declines to Sell Translation Rights to Israeli Publisher
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The author of “Beautiful World, Where Are You” turned down an offer from an ...

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Covid Will Be an Era, Not a Crisis That Fades

Covid Will Be an Era, Not a Crisis That Fades
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History repeatedly demonstrates how difficult it is to decisively declare that a pandemic is ...

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Home Buyers Who Went All In on Evergrande Now Want Out

Home Buyers Who Went All In on Evergrande Now Want Out
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China Evergrande Group’s financial troubles, and the government policies that helped push it to ...

  • Tue, 12 Oct 2021 15:00:33 +0000

Narendra Modi's Use of Antiterror Law Draws Scrutiny From Courts

Narendra Modi's Use of Antiterror Law Draws Scrutiny From Courts
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India’s government under Prime Minister Narendra Modi has jailed thousands of people through a ...

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One Woman Won a Nobel This Year. Quotas Aren’t the Answer, an Official Says.

One Woman Won a Nobel This Year. Quotas Aren’t the Answer, an Official Says.
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Only one of the 13 laureates this year was a woman, but the head ...

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As Floods Ravage China, 13 Die After Bus Falls Off Bridge

As Floods Ravage China, 13 Die After Bus Falls Off Bridge
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The casualties come amid violent inundations in the country that have left a total ...

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Who Killed Thomas Sankara? Trial Opens, 34 Years After His Death.

Who Killed Thomas Sankara? Trial Opens, 34 Years After His Death.
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The president of the West African nation of Burkina Faso, an anticolonial leader celebrated ...

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Britain’s stumbling pandemic response cost thousands of lives, parliamentary report finds.

Britain’s stumbling pandemic response cost thousands of lives, parliamentary report finds.
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A parliamentary report says Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government and its scientific advisers in ...

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Clear Differences Remain Between France and U.S., French Minister Says

Clear Differences Remain Between France and U.S., French Minister Says
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Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said the two countries remained at odds over China ...

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Bernard Tapie, French Tycoon, Actor and Politician, Dies at 78

Bernard Tapie, French Tycoon, Actor and Politician, Dies at 78
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His larger-than-life career, flamboyant personality and ongoing legal struggles made him one of the ...

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In Shanghai, Teahouses Offer Both Community and Solitude

In Shanghai, Teahouses Offer Both Community and Solitude
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Historically, these spaces were akin to populist pubs. Modern-day iterations allow for an individual ...

  • Tue, 12 Oct 2021 12:00:09 +0000

Covid and Age

Covid and Age
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An unvaccinated child is at less risk of serious Covid illness than a vaccinated ...

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Home Buyers Who Went All In on Evergrande Now Want Out

Home Buyers Who Went All In on Evergrande Now Want Out
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Covid Trend: Access to Liberties Increasingly Relies on Vaccination

Covid Trend: Access to Liberties Increasingly Relies on Vaccination
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The number of activities available to the unvaccinated is shrinking, and the pressure to ...

  • Tue, 12 Oct 2021 09:00:54 +0000

Thailand May Allow Vaccinated U.S. Visitors to Skip Quarantine

Thailand May Allow Vaccinated U.S. Visitors to Skip Quarantine
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A new plan would lift travel restrictions for vaccinated travelers from 10 countries, including ...

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The Body Collector of Spain: When Migrants Die at Sea, He Gets Them Home

The Body Collector of Spain: When Migrants Die at Sea, He Gets Them Home
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Martín Zamora, the owner of a funeral parlor near Gibraltar, has found an unusual ...

  • Tue, 12 Oct 2021 09:00:22 +0000

How One Woman Fell In Love Again After 80

How One Woman Fell In Love Again After 80
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For Phyllis Raphael, 86, a chance meeting on the street turned into a get-together. ...

  • Tue, 12 Oct 2021 09:00:12 +0000

What the Future May Hold for the Coronavirus and Us

What the Future May Hold for the Coronavirus and Us
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Viral evolution is a long game. Here’s where scientists think we could be headed. ...

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