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Myanmar Security Forces Open Fire on Protesters, Killing 2

Security forces in Myanmar opened fire on protesters in the city of Mandalay on Saturday, killing two people and wounding dozens, according to witnesses.The...

Woman Dies After Being Shot During Myanmar Protest

YANGON, Myanmar — A young woman who was shot in the head by the police last week during a protest against the military coup...

Paint, Poems and Protest Anthems: Myanmar’s Coup Inspires the Art of Defiance

Most nights since a coup returned Myanmar to military rule on Feb. 1, a spectral symbol of protest has glowed on a mildewed side...

North Korean in Diving Gear Crosses Border Into South Korea Undetected

SEOUL, South Korea — A North Korean man wearing a wet suit and flippers crossed the eastern maritime border with South Korea this week,...

‘We Can Bring Down the Regime’: Myanmar’s Protesting Workers Are Unbowed

Myanmar’s coup leaders have called on hundreds of thousands of government employees — doctors, garbage collectors, electricity workers — to set their “emotion” aside,...

Powerful Quake Hits Japan, Evoking a Worrisome Memory

TOKYO — A large earthquake shook a broad area across eastern Japan late Saturday night, with its epicenter off the coast of Fukushima, near...

On W.H.O. Trip, China Refused to Hand Over Important Data

Chinese scientists refused to share raw data that might bring the world closer to understanding the origins of the coronavirus pandemic, independent investigators for...

A U.S. Sportswriter’s ‘Glimpse of the Future’ in Near-Normal Australia

He was curious to know how it felt to cover a global event that is giving us a glimpse into a post-pandemic world.

Can These Hedge Trimmers With Fins Avoid a Brush With Extinction?

With the model, they tested how habitat, fishing pressure and socioeconomics affect populations, ranking countries by sawfish extinction risk. What emerged as key for...

Olympics Chief Said Sorry for Demeaning Women. In Japan, That’s Often Enough.

TOKYO — In the days since the president of the Tokyo Olympic organizing committee ignited a fierce backlash by asserting that women talk too...

China Formally Arrests Australian Journalist on Spying Charge

Chinese investigators have formally arrested an Australian journalist who worked for China’s state television on suspicion of sharing national secrets, the Australian foreign minister...

Pacific Islands’ Most Important Megaphone Falls Into Discord

SYDNEY, Australia — The Pacific Islands’ most important regional body is on the brink of collapse after a dispute over the election of a...

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Golden Globes 2021: What to Watch For

LOS ANGELES — “Mank,” David Fincher’s black-and-white tale of Old Hollywood, is nominated for six trophies at Sunday’s Golden Globe Awards, the most of...

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