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Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
12/14/2022 9:31:50 PM
Predictions about the future are always difficult, but certain needs and trends can be discerned.

World - International
12/14/2022 8:33:41 PM
China said Wednesday that it would stop reporting asymptomatic COVID-19 cases since they've become impossible to track with mass testing no longer required, another step in the country's departure from some of the world's strictest antivirus policies.

World - International
12/14/2022 1:09:33 PM
China's top health body said Wednesday the true scale of coronavirus infections in the country is now "impossible" to track, with officials warning cases are rising rapidly in Beijing after the government abruptly abandoned its zero-COVID policy.

World - International
12/12/2022 11:53:05 AM
China will drop a travel tracking requirement as part of an uncertain exit from its strict "zero-COVID'' policies that have elicited widespread dissatisfaction.

World - International
12/11/2022 10:32:41 AM
Facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, China is setting up more intensive care facilities and trying to strengthen hospitals as Beijing rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millions of people to their homes, crushed economic growth and set off protests.

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.

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