(washington post; istockphoto/TWP)
(washington post; istockphoto/TWP)
Post correspondents and contributors check on the progress of reopening from lockdowns in cities across Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin America.

The coronavirus has come roaring back into Brazil, shattering illusions it wouldn’t

In pandemic-ravaged Brazil, moments that recall the darkest days of the pandemic are returning.

Germany was held up as an example of how to do the pandemic. Now it’s struggling.

As numbers drop in neighboring countries, Germany’s “lockdown light” has not done the same.

What’s reopened and what’s still restricted in 16 cities around the world

Post correspondents and contributors check on the progress of reopening from lockdowns in cities across Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin America.
Honduras filed a request with the Trump administration this week for temporary protected status for its citizens in the U.S.
Chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou is under house arrest in Canada pending extradition to the United States.
Farmers have blocked roads into Delhi to protest moves to deregulate the agricultural sector.
Environmental activists celebrated the decision as a “watershed moment.”
Even with a U.N. pact, desperately needed humanitarian aid has yet to enter the embattled Tigray region.
Human rights groups raised doubts over claims that all relocated refugees had volunteered to move.
CEO gave cash bribes to a Chinese drug regulatory official for nine years, aiding the company’s climb to the top of the country’s vaccine industry, court records show.
At the Armenia Hotel in Nagorno-Karabakh, a group of fathers wait for any scrap of news or rumor.
The U.S.-backed opposition is boycotting the vote organized by President Nicolás Maduro. Trump and Biden advisers say they’ll still recognize Guaidó as Venezuela’s rightful leader.
The extent of the Argentine soccer legend's celebrity — and the fervor of his admirers — may never be seen again.
As director of the Pushkin Museum in Moscow for more than a half-century, she defiantly exhibited masterpieces once banned by the communist regime and defended the so-called trophy art looted by the Red Army from Nazi Germany.
The new rule, set to affect tens of millions of people, intensifies the conflict between Beijing and Washington.
The three employees of the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights were charged with “joining a terrorist organization” after they met with Western diplomats.
The outcome could have profound implications for Biden’s plans to pursue diplomacy with Tehran.
Uunona has no connection to his unusual namesake — but does have a sense of humor about the situation.
Una nueva iniciativa gubernamental ha contabilizado más de 79,000 desaparecidos, la gran mayoría en los últimos 14 años. Esa cantidad es mayor que la de Argentina, Chile y Centroamérica en el apogeo de las guerras sucias.
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Local officials in southern Yemen say that a known university professor and secular thinker has been killed in a drive-by shooting
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Tens of thousands of opposition supporters have marched across Armenia’s capital to push for the resignation of the nation’s prime minister over his handling of the conflict with Azerbaijan over Nagorno-Karabakh
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Thousands of yellow-clad supporters have greeted Thailand’s king as he led a birthday commemoration for his revered late father, the latest in a series of public appearances at a time of unprecedented challenge to the monarchy from student-led protesters
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Italian police have dismantled what authorities allege was a criminal organization that moved migrants from Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq and Pakistan to Italy and northern Europe
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The U—N— health chief says positive results from coronavirus vaccine trials mean the world “can begin to dream about the end of the pandemic.”
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