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Even in jail, Russia's Navalny knows how to enrage his rival Putin. This time it’s with a viral video.

A video shows a Black Sea palace with an ice rink and “aquadisco.” It was built for Putin, Navalny claimed. The Kremlin denies it.
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Even in jail, Russia's Navalny knows how to enrage his rival Putin. This time it’s with a viral video.

A video shows a Black Sea palace with an ice rink and “aquadisco.” It was built for Putin, Navalny claimed. The Kremlin denies it.

The world is watching as Biden assumes office, Trump era ends

After the most fraught U.S. presidential transition in living memory, world leaders and top officials, along with ordinary people across the globe, are watching closely as Biden's inauguration approaches.
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The world is watching as Biden assumes office, Trump era ends

After the most fraught U.S. presidential transition in living memory, world leaders and top officials, along with ordinary people across the globe, are watching closely as Biden's inauguration approaches.

China turbocharges bid to discredit Western vaccines, spread virus conspiracy theories

With a WHO team in the country probing the pandemic’s origins, officials have gone into overdrive to propagate the fringe view that the virus came from elsewhere.
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China turbocharges bid to discredit Western vaccines, spread virus conspiracy theories

With a WHO team in the country probing the pandemic’s origins, officials have gone into overdrive to propagate the fringe view that the virus came from elsewhere.

The world is watching as the Trump era winds to a close and Biden prepares to assume office

After the most fraught U.S. presidential transition in living memory, world leaders and top officials, along with ordinary people across the globe, are watching closely as Biden's inauguration approaches.
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The world is watching as the Trump era winds to a close and Biden prepares to assume office

After the most fraught U.S. presidential transition in living memory, world leaders and top officials, along with ordinary people across the globe, are watching closely as Biden's inauguration approaches.

Alibaba’s Jack Ma reemerges from three-month absence after clash with Beijing

The entrepreneur gave a speech on rural education, his first appearance since his public criticism of China’s financial regulators.
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Alibaba’s Jack Ma reemerges from three-month absence after clash with Beijing

The entrepreneur gave a speech on rural education, his first appearance since his public criticism of China’s financial regulators.

Biden’s plan to cancel Keystone pipeline signals a rocky start with Canada

Relations are expected to improve with Trump’s departure. But the pipeline project, supported by Canada, is a “toe stubber.”
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Biden’s plan to cancel Keystone pipeline signals a rocky start with Canada

Relations are expected to improve with Trump’s departure. But the pipeline project, supported by Canada, is a “toe stubber.”

Italy’s Conte survives no-confidence vote to stave off government collapse

The country’s ruling coalition was in chaos after the defection of a junior party led by former prime minister Matteo Renzi.
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Italy’s Conte survives no-confidence vote to stave off government collapse

The country’s ruling coalition was in chaos after the defection of a junior party led by former prime minister Matteo Renzi.

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny calls for protests after court orders him to be held for 30 days upon his return

Navalny called the abrupt court hearing “the highest degree of lawlessness.”
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A black market for illegal coronavirus vaccines is thriving in the Philippines

The country has not approved a vaccine for general use, but Chinese workers at online casinos and presidential security officials have obtained the shots.
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A black market for illegal coronavirus vaccines is thriving in the Philippines

The country has not approved a vaccine for general use, but Chinese workers at online casinos and presidential security officials have obtained the shots.

China’s economy is growing faster now than before the coronavirus pandemic

The country notched 6.5 percent growth in final three months of 2020, and 2.3 percent for last year overall, as other major nations grapple with a winter virus wave.
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China’s economy is growing faster now than before the coronavirus pandemic

The country notched 6.5 percent growth in final three months of 2020, and 2.3 percent for last year overall, as other major nations grapple with a winter virus wave.

Detained Huawei CFO enjoys private shopping and evenings at open-air theaters ‘under the stars,’ wants bail conditions eased

Meng Wanzhou wants to lose the private security guards who accompany her on daytime excursions, arguing that they put her at increased risk of the coronavirus.
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Detained Huawei CFO enjoys private shopping and evenings at open-air theaters ‘under the stars,’ wants bail conditions eased

Meng Wanzhou wants to lose the private security guards who accompany her on daytime excursions, arguing that they put her at increased risk of the coronavirus.

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny detained on his arrival in Moscow five months after near-fatal poisoning

The Kremlin critic arrived Sunday from Berlin, where he was treated for the August attack.
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Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny detained on his arrival in Moscow five months after near-fatal poisoning

The Kremlin critic arrived Sunday from Berlin, where he was treated for the August attack.

U.S. pundits keep comparing Washington to a war zone. People who know war disagree.

People who have lived or worked in areas actually beset by conflict say the comparison trivializes the reality of war.
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U.S. pundits keep comparing Washington to a war zone. People who know war disagree.

People who have lived or worked in areas actually beset by conflict say the comparison trivializes the reality of war.

India launches what could be the world’s largest vaccination campaign. But it’s unclear if one of the vaccines works.

India rolls out two locally made vaccines but only one has completed a Phase 3 trial.
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India launches what could be the world’s largest vaccination campaign. But it’s unclear if one of the vaccines works.

India rolls out two locally made vaccines but only one has completed a Phase 3 trial.

Head of Germany’s biggest state takes helm of Angela Merkel’s party — and shot to succeed her as chancellor

The vote puts Armin Laschet in pole position ahead of September elections as Merkel steps away from power.
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Head of Germany’s biggest state takes helm of Angela Merkel’s party — and shot to succeed her as chancellor

The vote puts Armin Laschet in pole position ahead of September elections as Merkel steps away from power.

In Georgia, an oligarch with echoes of Trump says he’s leaving politics. Many don’t believe him.

Bidzina Ivanishvili said he’s stepping away at the height of his influence to focus on philanthropy.
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In Georgia, an oligarch with echoes of Trump says he’s leaving politics. Many don’t believe him.

Bidzina Ivanishvili said he’s stepping away at the height of his influence to focus on philanthropy.

Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte says women are not fit to be president

His latest disparaging remarks about women come amid speculation that his daughter will run for the presidency next year.
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Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte says women are not fit to be president

His latest disparaging remarks about women come amid speculation that his daughter will run for the presidency next year.

Canada has secured more vaccine doses per capita than anyone else, but it’s been slow to administer them

The country has access to up to 414 million doses for a population of 38 million. The United States is vaccinating people three times as fast.
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Canada has secured more vaccine doses per capita than anyone else, but it’s been slow to administer them

The country has access to up to 414 million doses for a population of 38 million. The United States is vaccinating people three times as fast.

How Trump-allied foreign activists and dissidents responded to the U.S. Capitol siege

Activists and dissidents from all over the world embraced President Trump's backing, but the disputed U.S. election now casts an unwelcome shadow.
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How Trump-allied foreign activists and dissidents responded to the U.S. Capitol siege

Activists and dissidents from all over the world embraced President Trump's backing, but the disputed U.S. election now casts an unwelcome shadow.

Trump’s last days and the echo of one specific Hitler analogy

The 1923 Beer Hall Putsch is being invoked as a cautionary tale for Washington in the aftermath of the Jan. 6 storming of the Capitol.
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Trump’s last days and the echo of one specific Hitler analogy

The 1923 Beer Hall Putsch is being invoked as a cautionary tale for Washington in the aftermath of the Jan. 6 storming of the Capitol.

Prisons are covid hotspots. But few countries are prioritizing vaccines for inmates.

Prisoners, given the challenges to social distancing in institutions, are especially at risk of contracting the coronavirus.
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Prisons are covid hotspots. But few countries are prioritizing vaccines for inmates.

Prisoners, given the challenges to social distancing in institutions, are especially at risk of contracting the coronavirus.

In victory for privacy activists, France is banned from using drones to enforce coronavirus rules

The decision comes amid a broader tug-of-war between privacy activists and authorities in Europe over how to police coronavirus restrictions.
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In victory for privacy activists, France is banned from using drones to enforce coronavirus rules

The decision comes amid a broader tug-of-war between privacy activists and authorities in Europe over how to police coronavirus restrictions.

Hong Kong authorities arrest 11 over activists’ attempted Taiwan boat escape

A dragnet is expanding around those affiliated with the city’s pro-democracy movement, with more than 100 arrested under the security law.
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Hong Kong authorities arrest 11 over activists’ attempted Taiwan boat escape

A dragnet is expanding around those affiliated with the city’s pro-democracy movement, with more than 100 arrested under the security law.

China bars two members of WHO coronavirus mission as depleted team reaches Wuhan

The politically fraught quest for the origins of the pandemic landed in the city where it emerged, as the country reported its first covid-19 death in eight months.
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China bars two members of WHO coronavirus mission as depleted team reaches Wuhan

The politically fraught quest for the origins of the pandemic landed in the city where it emerged, as the country reported its first covid-19 death in eight months.

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