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  • Associated Press

    SKorea arrests leader of church with big cluster

    SEOUL, South Korea (August 1, 2020) — South Korean prosecutors arrested the elderly leader of a secretive religious sect Saturday as part of an investigation into allegations that the church hampered the government’s anti-virus response after thousands of worshippers were infected in February and March.

  • Associated Press

    Thousands protest in Berlin against coronavirus restrictions

    BERLIN (August 1, 2020) — Thousands of protesters against German coronavirus restrictions converged Saturday in Berlin for a demonstration proclaiming “the end of the pandemic” has arrived just as authorities voice increasing concern about an upturn in new infections.

  • Associated Press

    UN leaders to meet virtually; Trump might attend in person

    WASHINGTON (July 30, 2020) — The annual meeting of world leaders at the United Nations is going virtual this year for the first time in its 75-year history because of the COVID-19 pandemic — except for the likely personal appearance by President Donald Trump.

  • Associated Press

    4 arrested under new Hong Kong security law for online posts

    HONG KONG (July 29, 2020) — Hong Kong police have signaled their intent to enforce a new Chinese national security law strictly, arresting four youths Wednesday on suspicion of inciting secession through social media posts.

  • Associated Press

    Germany: Over a quarter of population has immigrant roots

    BERLIN (July 28, 2020) — More than a quarter of Germany's inhabitants are immigrants or have immigrant roots, according to official data for 2019 released Tuesday.

  • Associated Press

    N Korea's Kim boasts of his nukes amid stalled talks with US

    SEOUL, South Korea (July 27, 2020) — North Korea leader Kim Jong Un said his country’s hard-won nuclear weapons were a solid security guarantee and a “reliable, effective” deterrent that could prevent a second Korean War, state media reported Tuesday.

  • Associated Press

    Police corral crowds as movers leave US Consulate in China

    CHENGDU, China (July 26, 2020) — Moving trucks and vehicles with diplomatic plates pulled out of a U.S. Consulate in southwest China on Sunday, as its impending closure over rising bilateral tensions drew a steady stream of onlookers for the second straight day.

  • Associated Press

    Massive protest against governor’s arrest challenges Kremlin

    KHABAROVSK, Russia (July 25, 2020) — Tens of thousands of people marched Saturday across the Russian city of Khabarovsk on the border with China to protest the arrest of the regional governor on murder charges, continuing a wave of protests that has lasted for two weeks in a challenge to the Kremlin.

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