New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern Delays Election by Four Weeks After Coronavirus Outbreak

Opposition party leaders praised the move.

Hong Kong Arrests Pro-Democracy Media Mogul Jimmy Lai Under New National Security Law

Lai's children and four top executives were also arrested in the raid.

Lebanon Arrests Port Officials After Beirut Explosion Said to be Triggered by Ammonium Nitrate

At least 100 people were killed and thousands of others injured.

Countries That Beat Back The Coronavirus Are Now Setting Record Highs

Australia, Japan, and Hong Kong have all set new daily highs in the past week.

China Forces Abortion, Sterilization on Uighur Muslim Women: Report

In some regions, the Uighur birth rate has fallen by more than 60%.

Duterte Critic Maria Ressa Convicted of Cyber Libel in the Philippines: “Politically Motivated”

Her lawyers said the charge came after a simple punctuation change to an old article.

China Approves Unprecedented Bill Imposing National Security Crackdown in Hong Kong

The United States vowed to retaliate, saying it no longer considered Hong Kong autonomous from China.

WHO Halts Hydroxychloroquine Study After Researchers Find Higher Risk of Death

The WHO will temporarily pause its trial to review the drug over safety concerns.

China May Repurpose Coronavirus Tracking Apps for Widespread Surveillance

Experts worry the apps will be turned into a widespread surveillance tool.

President Trump's Mistakes Do Not Absolve China of its Responsibility for the Coronavirus Pandemic

Trump’s mishandling of the pandemic cost lives, but China’s mishandling of the pandemic almost certainly cost many more, perhaps even by orders of magnitude.

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