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Huawei Case Raises Fears of 'Hostage Diplomacy' by China Critics of the Justice Department deal to free Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou say it could blunt tools like sanctions and prosecutions.
New York Times | 1 hour, 30 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Your Wednesday Briefing Tough questions for Gen. Milley.
New York Times | 4 hours, 26 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Why Japan's Liberal Democratic Party Is Likely to Stay in Power The country has free elections, opposition parties and, lately, public discontent. So why are the Liberal Democrats nearly assured to remain in power?
New York Times | 5 hours, 22 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Taro Kono, Japan's Most Popular Prime Minister Candidate, Far From a Shoo-In Taro Kono has by far the highest poll numbers of any candidate to lead the governing Liberal Democrats. But party elders dont think so highly of him.
New York Times | 5 hours, 22 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Afghan women barred from teaching or attending Kabul University Women will no longer be allowed to attend classes or work at Kabul University "until an Islamic environment is created," the school's new Taliban-appointed chancellor announced Monday, in the latest move excluding Afghanistan's women from public life.
CNN.com | 9 hours, 28 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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How Hong Kong Censors Films to Protect National Security The Asian film capital has cracked down on documentaries and independent productions that it fears could glamorize the pro-democracy movement.
New York Times | 9 hours, 52 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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A Shaman Said Holy Water Cured Covid. He Died After Getting the Disease. Eliyantha Lindsay White, who was not vaccinated, claimed to be able to cure coronavirus patients using a holy water.
New York Times | 14 hours, 50 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The U.S. Military Said It Was an ISIS Safe House. We Found an Afghan Family Home. Even as the military apologized for killing 10 civilians by mistake in a drone strike in Kabul, it insisted its target had stopped by an ISIS safe house. The New York Times found that the building was actually a family home.
New York Times | 16 hours, 22 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
South Korea's President says it's time to consider a ban on eating dog meat South Korea's President Moon Jae-in said on Monday there might be a need to prohibit dog meat consumption amid debate over the controversial practice and growing awareness of animal rights.
CNN.com | 21 hours, 29 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Japan's Princess Mako to give up one-off payment in controversial marriage Japan's Princess Mako is set to forego a one-off million-dollar payment for giving up her royal status to wed a college classmate, local media said on Saturday, clearing the way for a marriage delayed for years by controversy over her fiance.
CNN.com | 21 hours, 29 minutes ago | comment? | recommend