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U.K. to Open Up to Vaccinated American Travelers
July 28, 2021, 9:00 pm
LONDON—The U.K. is open to American visitors again. The government said it would allow vaccinated travelers from
U.S. Sanctions Syrians Linked to Alleged Atrocities
July 28, 2021, 6:00 pm
WASHINGTON—The U.S. Treasury Department levied sanctions against five senior Syrian security officials and eight prisons accused of committing human-rights abuses, the start of what the
As China Cleans Up From Zhengzhou Floods, Authorities Keep a Grip on Information
July 28, 2021, 3:00 pm
ZHENGZHOU, China—Days after the heaviest flooding in memory hit Zhengzhou, the cleanup was beginning amid an increasingly tight security presence that was already constricting the
China Prepares New Anti-Sanction Laws for Hong Kong and Macau
July 28, 2021, 3:00 pm
China’s government is planning to introduce new laws in Hong Kong and Macau that could bar foreign entities and individuals in the cities from complying
Gunman in Pakistan Fires on Car Carrying Chinese Engineers
July 28, 2021, 3:00 pm
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan—A gunman opened fire on a car carrying two engineers in the southern port city of Karachi, the latest attack on Chinese nationals in
England to Open Up to Vaccinated American Travelers
July 28, 2021, 3:00 pm
LONDON—England is open to American visitors again. The government said it would allow U.S. citizens, and those
Outspoken Chinese Industrialist Gets 18-Year Sentence for Causing Public Disorder, Other Offenses
July 28, 2021, 3:00 pm
HONG KONG—A Chinese court sentenced an outspoken farming magnate to 18 years in jail for allegedly causing public disorder and a multitude of other offenses,
After Navalny, Challenging Russia’s Putin Is Getting Even Harder
July 28, 2021, 9:56 am
MOSCOW—Challenging Vladimir Putin has always been difficult. Now his opponents say it is almost impossible, as the Kremlin launches a full-court press against anyone daring
Israel Begins Pfizer Covid-19 Vaccine for At-Risk Children Under 12 as Delta Cases Surge
July 28, 2021, 12:00 am
TEL AVIV—Israel authorized the use of Pfizer Inc.’s Covid-19 vaccine for vulnerable children between five and 11 years old, as cases of the
China to Revise Population Law to Reverse Birthrate Decline
July 27, 2021, 9:00 pm
Lawmakers in China plan to clear remaining legal barriers to encourage couples to have more children, as the country faces another year of fewer births.
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