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Global virus rules for Christmas: Tough, mild or none at all

Countries around the world are trying to find the right formulas to keep their people safe for Christmas, especially as new virus variants prompt renewed travel bans and fuel resurgent infections, hospitalizations and deaths at the end of …

Germany’s UN envoy asks China to release Canada’s two Michaels

As Germany finishes a two-year term on the UN Security Council at the end of this month, Ambassador Christoph Heusgen is appealing to China to release Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor from detention.

Families of Italian COVID-19 victims seek US$122M from government

Around 500 relatives of people who died of COVID-19 in Italy said on Wednesday they were initiating legal action against regional and national authorities, seeking 100 million euros (US$122 million) in damages.

U.S. reports 3,401 COVID-19 deaths in just one day

Thousands more families just lost a loved one this holiday season as the U.S. reported its second-highest number of coronavirus deaths in one day — 3,401 on Tuesday, according to Johns Hopkins University.

Trump pardons 15, commutes 5 sentences, including GOP allies

U.S. President Donald Trump has pardoned 15 people, including a pair of congressional Republicans who were strong and early supporters, a 2016 campaign official ensnared in the Russia probe and former government contractors convicted in a 2007 massacre …

The mistake of designating the Houthis as a foreign terrorist organization

One of Donald Trump’s first foreign policy decisions as president was authorizing a Navy SEAL raid in Yemen. That operation, which he signed off on over dinner, was poorly planned, risky, and rushed. The result: several dead Yemeni …

The mistake of designating the Houthis as a foreign terrorist organization

One of Donald Trump’s first foreign policy decisions as president was authorizing a Navy SEAL raid in Yemen. That operation, which he signed off on over dinner, was poorly planned, risky, and rushed. The result: several dead Yemeni …

The mistake of designating the Houthis as a foreign terrorist organization

One of Donald Trump’s first foreign policy decisions as president was authorizing a Navy SEAL raid in Yemen. That operation, which he signed off on over dinner, was poorly planned, risky, and rushed. The result: several dead Yemeni …

The mistake of designating the Houthis as a foreign terrorist organization

One of Donald Trump’s first foreign policy decisions as president was authorizing a Navy SEAL raid in Yemen. That operation, which he signed off on over dinner, was poorly planned, risky, and rushed. The result: several dead Yemeni …

Saudi-Israeli relations: The curious case of a NEOM meeting denied

According to Israeli officials, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman (MBS) hosted Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in NEOM, the futuristic techno-city in northwest Saudi Arabia that symbolizes the crown prince’s …