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Arts & Culture - Visual Art
9/12/2023 1:35:18 PM
​A Dutch art detective has recovered a precious Vincent van Gogh painting that was stolen from a museum in a daring midnight heist during the coronavirus lockdown three-and-a-half years ago, police said Tuesday.

World - International
6/19/2023 2:38:10 PM
British MPs will cast their judgment on Monday on a damning report that found ex-prime minister Boris Johnson lied to parliament about lockdown-breaking parties.

Business - Economy
6/15/2023 1:40:00 PM
China's central bank cut a key interest rate and pumped billions into financial markets Thursday, as fresh data showed the world's second-largest economy was flagging.

World - International
6/11/2023 1:26:19 PM
UK opposition leader Keir Starmer on Sunday demanded a general election as three MPs from the ruling Conservative Party, including Boris Johnson, quit parliament following a probe into Covid lockdown-breaking parties.

World - International
6/10/2023 1:45:54 PM
Former British prime minister Boris Johnson's angry departure from parliament over Covid lockdown-breaking parties sparked fevered speculation Saturday over his and the current government's future, with allies and enemies trading barbs.

World - International
5/24/2023 1:14:43 PM
Former British prime minister Boris Johnson has condemned the handling of fresh allegations of Covid lockdown rule-breaking as "bizarre and unacceptable", as he faces a further possible probe into the "Partygate" scandal that helped push him from office.

World - International
5/8/2023 10:11:38 AM
The World Health Organization said Friday that COVID-19 no longer qualifies as a global emergency, marking a symbolic end to the devastating coronavirus pandemic that triggered once-unthinkable lockdowns, upended economies and killed millions of people worldwide.

World - International
5/5/2023 4:40:34 PM
The World Health Organization said Friday that COVID-19 no longer qualifies as a global emergency, marking a symbolic end to the devastating coronavirus pandemic that triggered once-unthinkable lockdowns, upended economies worldwide, and killed at least 7 million people worldwide.

World - International
1/21/2023 8:02:04 PM
Shoppers cradled huge bouquets at Wuhan's bustling flower market on Lunar New Year's Eve on Saturday, three years after a once-mysterious virus plunged the Chinese city into a terrifying lockdown.

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
11/29/2022 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
11/28/2022 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 - 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.

World - International
11/28/2022 11:59:03 AM
Barely a month after granting himself new powers as China's potential leader for life, Xi Jinping is facing a wave of public anger of the kind not seen for decades, sparked by his draconian ``zero COVID'' program that will soon enter its fourth year.

World - International
11/24/2022 1:27:35 PM
Pandemic lockdowns are expanding across China, including in a city where factory workers clashed this week with police, as the number of COVID-19 cases hits a daily record.

World - International
11/2/2022 2:08:45 PM
Chinese authorities imposed lockdowns on 600,000 people in the area surrounding the world's largest iPhone factory on Wednesday, as workers complained of disorderly Covid controls at the facility.

World - International
10/10/2022 12:50:39 PM
Chinese cities were imposing fresh lockdowns and travel restrictions after the number of new daily COVID-19 cases tripled during a weeklong holiday, ahead of a major Communist Party meeting in Beijing next week.

World - International
9/5/2022 8:31:00 PM
At least 46 people were reported killed and 16 missing in a 6.8 magnitude earthquake that shook China’s southwestern province of Sichuan on Monday, triggering landslides and shaking buildings in the provincial capital of Chengdu, whose 21 million residents are already under a COVID-19 lockdown.

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