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    Democracy Fades in Malaysia as Old Order Returns to Power

    Malaysia’s new government looks much like its scandal-stained old government. And under cover of the coronavirus,...

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    Coronavirus in China: New Outbreak Brings Wuhan-Style Lockdown

    Infections in the northeast have led officials to sequester hundreds of thousands at home. “China doesn’t...

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    China Pushes for New Hong Kong Security Law

    Such rules would allow Beijing to take aim at the protests that have roiled the semiautonomous...

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    Why Are Women-Led Nations Doing Better With Covid-19?

    A new leadership style offers promise for a new era of global threats.

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    Taiwan’s Weapon Against Coronavirus: An Epidemiologist as Vice President

    Chen Chien-jen has embraced a rare dual role, using his political authority as vice president to...

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    The Covid-19 Riddle: Why Does the Virus Wallop Some Places and Spare Others?

    Experts are trying to figure out why the coronavirus is so capricious. The answers could determine...

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    Kim Jong-un's Absent, North Korea’s Silent, and Rumors Fly

    Rumors about the North Korean leader’s health — and speculation over his possible death — have...

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    Pressured by China, E.U. Softens Report on Covid-19 Disinformation

    A revised report shows how Beijing reacts swiftly and effectively to tamp down Western criticism of...

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    Vanquish the Virus? Australia and New Zealand Aim to Show the Way

    The two countries, led by ideological opposites, are converging on an extraordinary goal: eliminating the virus....

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    Istanbul Death Toll Hints Turkey Is Hiding a Wider Coronavirus Calamity

    Istanbul recorded 2,100 more deaths over recent years between March and April, The Times found, suggesting...

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    Singapore Seemed to Have Coronavirus Under Control, Until Cases Doubled

    The spread suggests that it is unrealistic for the United States, Europe and the rest of...

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    With Broad, Random Tests for Antibodies, Germany Seeks Path Out of Lockdown

    It was the first large Western democracy to contain the spread of the coronavirus and is...

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    In Denmark, the Rarest of Sights: Classrooms Full of Students

    Danish elementary schools have become the first in Europe to reopen after shutting down for the...

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    430,000 People Have Traveled From China to U.S. Since Coronavirus Surfaced

    There were 1,300 direct flights to 17 cities before President Trump’s travel restrictions. Since then, nearly...

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    In Italy, Going Back to Work May Depend on Having the Right Antibodies

    Weighing an idea that might once have been relegated to science fiction, Italy once again finds...

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    Under Modi, India’s Press Is Not So Free Anymore

    India’s government has pressured advertisers and even shut down channels to shape the information that 1.3...

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    Covid-19 Changed How the World Does Science, Together

    Never before, scientists say, have so many of the world’s researchers focused so urgently on a...

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    In the Coronavirus Fight in Scandinavia, Sweden Stands Apart

    The country has drawn global attention with an unorthodox approach while its neighbors have imposed extensive...

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    For Autocrats, and Others, Coronavirus Is a Chance to Grab Even More Power

    Leaders around the world have passed emergency decrees and legislation expanding their reach during the pandemic....

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    Venezuelan Leader Maduro Is Charged in the U.S. With Drug Trafficking

    Federal prosecutors accused President Nicolás Maduro of participating in a narco-terrorism conspiracy, in a major escalation...

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    Italy, Pandemic’s New Epicenter, Has Lessons for the World

    The country’s experience shows that steps to isolate the coronavirus and limit people’s movement need to...

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    Spain Becomes Latest Epicenter of Coronavirus After a Faltering Response

    The government declared a state of emergency Friday, days after it allowed mass gatherings in the...

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    Europe Wants a ‘Right to Repair’ Smartphones and Gadgets

    The European Union is seeking to help consumers fix or upgrade devices, rather than replace them,...

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    Tom Hanks Got Sick in Australia, Where Coronavirus Testing Isn’t Such a Hassle

    In the United States, little if anything about the testing has been efficient or convenient. In...

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    Merkel Gives Germans a Hard Truth About the Coronavirus

    The famously no-nonsense chancellor, keeping to form, braced Germany for an epidemic that may reach extraordinary...

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    Italy Weighs Locking Down Much of the Country’s North

    The restrictions would affect Milan and the regions that serve as Italy’s economic engine and would...

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    Inside China’s All-Out War on the Coronavirus

    Dr. Bruce Aylward, of the W.H.O., got a rare glimpse into Beijing’s campaign to stop the...

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    As Coronavirus Disrupts Factories, India Curbs Exports of Key Drugs

    The outbreak has hobbled Chinese factories that supply India’s vast drug industry with ingredients for antibiotics...

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    A Onetime ‘Refugee Child’ Takes On Austria’s Far Right

    Alma Zadic arrived in Vienna from Bosnia when she was 10. Now, she is the justice...

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    Ukraine Investigates Trump Allies Amid Reports of Surveillance of Marie Yovanovitch

    Newly released documents suggest that Ms. Yovanovitch was being watched in Kyiv while she was the...