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Virus Threatens Chinese Traditions of Chopsticks and Family-Style Meals

Virus Threatens Chinese Traditions of Chopsticks and Family-Style...

Faced with the spread of disease, the government is promoting using serving utensils,...

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New Zealand Earthquake Interrupts Jacinda Ardern’s TV Interview

New Zealand Earthquake Interrupts Jacinda Ardern’s TV Interview

When the rattling from the magnitude-5.8 quake stopped, New Zealand’s prime minister...

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Earthquake Interrupts Jacinda Ardern’s TV Interview

Earthquake Interrupts Jacinda Ardern’s TV Interview

When the rattling from the magnitude-5.8 earthquake stopped, New Zealand’s prime...

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‘Quite a Decent Shake’: Quake Interrupts Jacinda Ardern’s TV Interview

‘Quite a Decent Shake’: Quake Interrupts Jacinda Ardern’s...

When the rattling from the magnitude-5.8 earthquake stopped, New Zealand’s prime...

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Despite Coronavirus, Hong Kong Protesters Rally Against China

Despite Coronavirus, Hong Kong Protesters Rally Against...

Tear gas was fired as protesters ignored rules on social distancing to demonstrate...

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Why China’s Move to Rein In Hong Kong is Just the Start

Why China’s Move to Rein In Hong Kong is Just the Start

Xi Jinping’s China, emboldened by its handling of the coronavirus pandemic, no longer...

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Afghan Sides Agree to Rare Cease-Fire During Eid al-Fitr

Afghan Sides Agree to Rare Cease-Fire During Eid al-Fitr

The Taliban’s announcement of a three-day cessation of violence, after months of...

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Ignoring Coronavirus Fears, Hong Kong Protesters Rally Against China's Push

Ignoring Coronavirus Fears, Hong Kong Protesters Rally...

Protesters ignored rules on social distancing and set aside coronavirus fears to...

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Kim Jong-un Moves to Increase North Korea’s Nuclear Strength

Kim Jong-un Moves to Increase North Korea’s Nuclear Strength

After another weekslong absence from public view, Mr. Kim convened his top military...

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Afghan Sides Agree to a Rare Cease-Fire During Eid al-Fitr

Afghan Sides Agree to a Rare Cease-Fire During Eid al-Fitr

The Taliban’s announcement of a three-day cessation of violence, after months of...

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Rattled by a Pandemic, People Turn to Leaders — Any Leaders

Rattled by a Pandemic, People Turn to Leaders — Any Leaders

Placing faith in a leader with little control over a virus may seem irrational,...

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Coronavirus in New Zealand: How Jacinda Ardern Sold a Drastic Lockdown

Coronavirus in New Zealand: How Jacinda Ardern Sold a Drastic...

Leading New Zealand from isolation, Ms. Ardern coaxed her “team of five million”...

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Pakistan Plane Crash Leaves Grim Task: Identifying Victims From DNA

Pakistan Plane Crash Leaves Grim Task: Identifying Victims...

Officials were using samples from relatives to identify many of the remains pulled...

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Pakistanis Await Grim Word on IDs of Plane Crash Victims

Pakistanis Await Grim Word on IDs of Plane Crash Victims

Officials were using DNA samples to identify many of the 97 bodies pulled from rubble...

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‘I Am Just Hong Kong’: A City’s Fate in China’s Hands

‘I Am Just Hong Kong’: A City’s Fate in China’s Hands

This hybrid of East and West may have reached the limits of its middle ground.

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China Deploys Propaganda Machine to Defend Move Against Hong Kong

China Deploys Propaganda Machine to Defend Move Against...

State-run news media depicted the proposed national security laws as necessary to...