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Extradition of Meng Wanzhou, Huawei CFO, Clears Major Hurdle

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — The chief financial officer of the Chinese technology giant Huawei came one step closer to standing trial in the United States on sweeping fraud charges after a Canadian court ruled on Wednesday that [...]

Italians Flock to Beaches, Hoping Tourists Will Follow

GIUGLIANO IN CAMPANIA, Italy — The lifeguard turned his back to the water and looked for danger on the sand. All around him at the beach club west of Naples, children on their stomachs dug moats while adults reclined on beach [...]

Protesters in Hong Kong Rally Against China’s Tightening Grip

HONG KONG — The protesters wanted to surround the city’s government offices, but a smothering police presence forced them to abandon that plan. They tried to block traffic in the financial district at lunchtime, but the police pelted [...]

Atget’s Paris, 100 Years Later

PARIS — For much of the last two months, Paris has been empty — its shops and cafes shuttered, its streets deserted, its millions of tourists suddenly evaporated. Freed of people, the urban landscape has evoked an older Paris. In [...]

Live Coronavirus Updates

Japan and Europe plan to unveil large stimulus packages. Two of the world’s biggest economies said on Wednesday that they would pump trillions of dollars into propping up businesses, industries and individuals hard-hit by the coronavirus. [...]

Outcry Over Cummings Turns Public Against Johnson for 1st Time

LONDON — For more than two months, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has floundered in his response to the coronavirus — abandoning widespread testing, dragging his feet on imposing a lockdown, leaving nursing homes unprotected, and [...]

China’s Military Vows to Defend the Country’s Interests in Hong Kong

The commander of China’s military garrison in Hong Kong said in an interview posted Tuesday that forces stationed there would “resolutely” protect the country’s national security interests, a pointed reminder of Beijing’s [...]

Here’s How Wuhan Tested 6.5 Million for Coronavirus in Days

In Wuhan, medical workers armed with coronavirus test swabs scoured construction sites and markets to look for itinerant workers while others made house calls to reach older residents and people with disabilities. Officials aired announcements [...]

How the Taliban Outlasted a Superpower: Tenacity and Carnage

ALINGAR, Afghanistan — Under the shade of a mulberry tree, near grave sites dotted with Taliban flags, a top insurgent military leader in eastern Afghanistan acknowledged that the group had suffered devastating losses from American [...]

Live Coronavirus News Updates and Analysis

A top adviser to Boris Johnson fends off calls to resign amid furor over his travel. Facing a political firestorm over his breach of lockdown rules, a key adviser to Prime Minister Boris Johnson of Britain asked for public sympathy [...]