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North Korea Reopens Communications Hotline With South Korea, Breaking a Year of Silence
July 27, 2021, 9:00 am
SEOUL—North Korea reopened direct communication lines with South Korea, raising the prospect that the Kim Jong Un regime could be ready for engagement after a
Hong Kong Man Found Guilty in First Verdict Under National Security Law
July 27, 2021, 9:00 am
HONG KONG—The first person charged under a national-security law imposed by Beijing was found guilty of inciting secession and terrorism, a court ruled Tuesday, in
Russia Holds Military Drills Off Japan’s Mainland During Tokyo Olympics
July 27, 2021, 9:00 am
TOKYO—Russia’s military doesn’t stand down for the Olympics. On Tuesday, Moscow was set to begin military exercises
Tokyo Sets New Daily Record for Covid-19 Cases, With Olympics Under Way
July 27, 2021, 9:00 am
TOKYO—Tokyo on Tuesday set a new daily record for Covid-19 cases, reporting 2,848 new infections on the fifth day of the Summer Olympics, which are
China’s Tech Regulator Orders Companies to Fix Anticompetitive, Security Issues
July 26, 2021, 11:52 pm
China’s main technology-sector regulator ordered the country’s internet giants to fix certain anticompetitive practices and data security threats, building on a regulatory campaign to reform
Covid-19 Vaccine Pioneer BioNTech Plans to Make New Malaria and Tuberculosis Shots in Africa
July 26, 2021, 11:52 pm
BioNTech SE said it would invest some of the profits from the Covid-19 vaccine it markets with Pfizer Inc. into developing shots for
As Taliban Advance, Thousands of Afghans Seek Refuge in Turkey
July 26, 2021, 11:52 pm
VAN, Turkey—When the Taliban swept across northern Afghanistan in June, burning shops and executing government soldiers, Jamal Naser and Farida Kohi fled with their four
Civilian Deaths, Injuries Surge in Afghanistan, U.N. Report Says
July 26, 2021, 11:52 pm
KABUL—Civilian casualties of war in Afghanistan surged in the first half of the year as the U.S. began withdrawing forces from the country and the
U.S. Combat Role in Iraq to End This Year, Biden Says
July 26, 2021, 11:52 pm
WASHINGTON—President Biden said the U.S. combat mission in Iraq would conclude by the end of 2021, but the U.S. military would continue to work with
Cuban Protesters Get Prison Sentences, House Arrest in Summary Trials
July 26, 2021, 11:52 pm
Scores of Cubans who participated in recent mass protests have received sentences of up to one year in prison or house arrest in summary trials
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