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U.S. Deports High-Profile Hacker to Russia Before End of Prison Sentence
September 29, 2021, 12:02 pm
WASHINGTON—The U.S. released a high-profile Russian cybercriminal from its custody this week, at least a year before his prison sentence was expected to finish, handing
Japanese Prosecutors Seek Two Years in Prison for Former Ghosn Aide Greg Kelly
September 29, 2021, 12:01 pm
TOKYO—Former Nissan Motor Co. executive Greg Kelly should spend two years in prison for his alleged role in helping hide former Nissan chief
Fumio Kishida to Become Japan’s Next Prime Minister
September 29, 2021, 12:00 pm
TOKYO—Fumio Kishida, a former foreign minister who has called for Japan’s missile defenses to be beefed up, was elected ruling party leader on Wednesday, assuring
India Aims to Produce mRNA Covid-19 Vaccine This Year
September 29, 2021, 12:00 pm
NEW DELHI—India is preparing to produce its own mRNA-based Covid-19 vaccine by the end of the year, in what would be a scientific breakthrough for the
North Korean Weapons Launch Showed Off Vital Piece of Kim Jong Un’s Ambitions
September 29, 2021, 12:00 pm
SEOUL—In January, Kim Jong Un outlined the ambitions for a new five-year weapons strategy, promising technology the world has never seen. The aim, he said,
Pope Francis Faces Tests on Abortion, Gay Rights
September 29, 2021, 12:00 pm
ROME—Bishops in the U.S. and Germany are poised to challenge Pope Francis, from the right and left respectively, on abortion and gay rights, in tests
Havana Syndrome Attacks Widen With CIA Officer’s Evacuation From Serbia
September 28, 2021, 3:59 pm
WASHINGTON—The CIA evacuated an intelligence officer serving in Serbia in recent weeks who suffered serious injuries consistent with the neurological attacks known as Havana Syndrome,
With Germany Sidelined, EU Must Wait on Big Challenges
September 28, 2021, 3:00 pm
Under Chancellor Angela Merkel, Germany has played an outsize role in determining the economic and political direction of the European Union. Now, the makeup of
U.S. and Europeans Parley in Pittsburgh on Tech, Trade and China
September 28, 2021, 3:00 pm
WASHINGTON—A high-level trade and technology meeting set for Pittsburgh on Wednesday is aimed at smoothing over squabbles between the U.S. and European Union, even as
Behind Israel’s Swift Rollout of Covid-19 Vaccine Boosters
September 28, 2021, 12:00 pm
TEL AVIV—In late July, dozens of Israeli scientists and government health officials were locked in a marathon video call where they examined new data indicating