How omicron pushed Hong Kong to ramp up its ‘zero-Covid’ strategy

The omicron outbreak, which began in late December, has grown to include scores of cases in what officials are calling a “fifth wave.” Police have arrested two former flight attendants for Cathay Pacific, Hong Kong’s flagship carrier, who are accused of starting the outbreak by violating quarantine rules. In addition to suspending in-person More...

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U.S. charges Belarus with air piracy in Ryanair flight diversion to arrest journalist

NEW YORK — U.S. prosecutors charged four Belarusian government officials on Thursday with aircraft piracy for diverting a Ryanair flight last year to arrest an opposition journalist, using a ruse that there More...

By admin On Thursday, January 20th, 2022
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Secretary of State Blinken tries to clarify U.S., allied stance after Biden’s remarks on Russia

America’s top diplomat on Thursday vowed a “united” response from the United States and its European partners to any possible Russian aggression against Ukraine, a day after President Joe Biden suggested More...

By admin On Thursday, January 20th, 2022
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Otto Warmbier’s parents to receive over $240k from North Korea

IE 11 is not supported. For an optimal experience visit our site on another browser. Fight over critical race theory shifts to ‘curriculum transparency’ debate 03:22 Alec Baldwin More...

By admin On Thursday, January 20th, 2022
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Pope Benedict failed to act against abusive priests, Munich Church report finds

A long-awaited report on sexual abuse in Germany’s Munich diocese has faulted retired Pope Benedict XVI’s handling of four cases when he was archbishop in the 1970s and 1980s. The law firm that drew up the More...

By admin On Thursday, January 20th, 2022
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Teen pilot one stop away from her record-breaking flight around the world

EGELSBACH, Germany — Teenage pilot Zara Rutherford landed in Germany on Wednesday on the penultimate stop of her bid to become the youngest woman to fly around the world solo. Hopefully one day away from sealing More...

By admin On Thursday, January 20th, 2022
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Russia ‘will be held accountable’ for significant Ukraine invasion

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By admin On Wednesday, January 19th, 2022
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Otto Warmbier’s family awarded $240k in seized North Korean assets

A federal judge in New York this month ordered that over $240,000 in seized North Korean bank assets be paid to the family of Otto Warmbier, an American university student who died in 2017 after imprisonment More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 19th, 2022
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Israeli police demolish Palestinian family’s home after lengthy standoff

JERUSALEM — Israeli police demolished a Palestinian family’s East Jerusalem home Wednesday after a high-profile standoff which saw family members take to the roof in protest. An “eviction order More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 19th, 2022
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Airlines scramble to cancel, change flights over 5G rollout fears

Major airlines around the world rushed to cancel or change flights to the United States on Wednesday ahead of the rollout of a new 5G wireless service that has sparked safety concerns. The scramble came despite More...

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