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World - Region
12/8/2022 2:33:06 PM
Chinese President Xi Jinping met Saudi Arabia's powerful crown prince on Thursday on an Arab outreach visit that will yield billions of dollars in deals and has earned a rebuke from Washington.

World - International
12/7/2022 11:02:00 AM
China announced Wednesday a nationwide loosening of Covid restrictions following protests against the hardline strategy that grew into calls for greater political freedoms.

Business - Economy
12/7/2022 10:50:17 AM
This was supposed to be the comeback year for the world economy following the Covid pandemic.

World - International
12/6/2022 8:15:00 PM
Negotiators are meeting in Geneva this week to thrash out a pandemic treaty aimed at ensuring the flaws that turned Covid-19 into a global crisis could never happen again.

Business - Economy
12/6/2022 4:38:51 PM
South Africa's economy rebounded beyond pre-Covid levels in the third quarter of 2022 to reach its highest-ever peak, official data showed Tuesday.

Sports - World
12/5/2022 10:57:45 AM
Two daughters and one grandson of Brazilian soccer great Pele said the three-time World Cup winner has been hospitalized since Tuesday to treat a respiratory infection aggravated by COVID-19. They added that the 82-year-old is under no imminent risk of death.

World - International
12/3/2022 11:12:09 AM
‚ÄčThe mourners in Shanghai lit candles and placed flowers. Someone scrawled ``Urumqi, 11.24, Rest in Peace'' in red on cardboard - referring to the deadly apartment fire in China's western city of Urumqi that sparked anger over perceptions the country's strict COVID-19 measures played a role in the disaster.

World - International
12/2/2022 6:12:24 PM
A top official at the World Health Organization said the U.N. agency was ``pleased'' to see China loosening some of its coronavirus restrictions, saying ``it's really important that governments listen to their people when the people are in pain.''

World - International
12/2/2022 1:55:22 PM
Cities across China further unwound Covid restrictions Friday, loosening testing and quarantine rules in the wake of nationwide protests calling for an end to lockdowns and greater political freedoms.

World - International
11/30/2022 10:39:01 PM
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Wednesday that China's "repressive" crackdown on protests over Covid lockdowns showed "weakness" by the communist leadership.

World - International
11/30/2022 7:14:13 PM
China's ruling Communist Party has vowed to ``resolutely crack down on infiltration and sabotage activities by hostile forces,'' following the largest street demonstrations in decades by citizens fed up with strict anti-virus restrictions.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Entre nous
11/29/2022 10:25:34 PM
As RSV cases continue to climb, it is increasingly important to keep your children at home if they get sick and to treat their symptoms

Business - Energy
11/29/2022 5:55:14 PM
Stocks edged mostly higher in unsteady trading on Wall Street Tuesday as some concerns dissipate over protests in China against that country's severe COVID restrictions.

World - International
11/29/2022 4:43:16 PM
Britain on Tuesday summoned the Chinese ambassador in London for a rebuke after the arrest and alleged assault of a BBC journalist covering Covid protests.

World - International
11/29/2022 12:26:11 PM
China's major cities of Beijing and Shanghai were blanketed with security on Tuesday in the wake of nationwide rallies calling for political freedoms and an end to Covid lockdowns.

World - International
11/29/2022 11:13:05 AM
Asian equities rose and the dollar weakened Tuesday as China avoided another night of protests after a weekend of unrest across, with speculation growing that officials will announce a further easing of the country's strict containment measures.

World - International
11/28/2022 10:33:14 PM
US President Joe Biden is closely monitoring unrest in China by protesters demanding an end to Covid lockdowns and greater political freedoms, the White House said Monday, as smaller demonstrations spilled over outside the country.

Business - Markets & Companies
11/28/2022 8:19:28 PM
Stocks fell in afternoon trading on Wall Street Monday as protests spread in China calling for President Xi Jinping to step down amid growing anger over severe COVID-19 restrictions.

World - Region
11/28/2022 6:58:38 PM
Students in Hong Kong chanted ``oppose dictatorship'' in a protest against China's COVID rules Monday after demonstrators on the mainland issued an unprecedented call for President Xi Jinping to resign in the biggest show of opposition to the ruling Communist Party in decades.

World - International
11/28/2022 11:59:28 AM
Discontent has brewed for months in China over the country's zero-Covid policy, with relentless mass testing, localised lockdowns and travel restrictions pushing many across the country to the brink.

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