Hong Kong on Monday lifted an unprecedented two-day lockdown on an area in Kowloon’s Yau Ma Tei and Jordan neighborhoods, which restricted some 10,000 people to an area of less than half a square mile.
At least 225 million full-time jobs disappeared worldwide last year because of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a report by the International Labor Organization. But the wealthiest people got even richer, according to Oxfam.
Tens of millions of Americans either have no qualms exacting such pain on strangers — or no idea about the misery Trump's travel bans caused and the severity of the immigration system that was already in place before he took office.
One year after the coronavirus pandemic first disrupted global supply chains by closing Chinese factories, fresh shipping headaches are delaying U.S. farm exports, crimping domestic manufacturing and threatening higher prices for American consumers.
The demobilized guerrilla group known as the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia has changed the name of its political party in a bid to perform better with voters in next year’s congressional elections
Allies of jailed Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny are calling for new protests next weekend to demand his release, following a wave of demonstrations across the country in a defiant challenge to President Vladimir Putin