(Damir Sagolj/Reuters)
(Damir Sagolj/Reuters)
Trump and his allies hail their hawkish strategy, but the trade war failed and tensions remain high.

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

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

North Korea’s Kim could be planning missile launch to welcome Biden administration

Satellite evidence suggests North Korea is preparing for a significant missile launch as it gradually dials up pressure on the United States.

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.
Navalny called the abrupt court hearing “the highest degree of lawlessness.”
In previous years, the kingdom earned notoriety as a world leader in executions, along with China and Iran.
Tedros warned that some countries fear they won’t get the vaccines promised under the WHO-led Covax initiative.
Alexei Navalny answered reporters’ questions, tried to watch cartoons and kissed his wife as he flew toward imprisonment.
Israel’s Arab citizens see opportunities in the wider region after the Israel-UAE peace accord.
The Kremlin critic arrived Sunday from Berlin, where he was treated for a near-fatal poisoning in Siberia.
The country has not approved a vaccine for general use, but Chinese workers at online casinos and presidential security officials have obtained the shots.
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.
People who have lived or worked in areas actually beset by conflict say the comparison trivializes the reality of war.
The World Health Organization says it’s working on a more neutral naming system.
Iran has been ramping up its breaches, while June elections may complicate diplomacy.
All 176 people aboard the flight to Kyiv died when it was hit by a missile fired amid U.S.-Iran tensions.
Iran's cheap energy and high inflation have made it a center for cryptocurrency mining.
The vote puts Armin Laschet in pole position ahead of September elections as Merkel steps away from power.
India rolls out two locally made vaccines but only one has completed a Phase 3 trial.
A U.S. envoy called the election “fundamentally flawed.” But Uganda remains a key player for U.S. policies in Africa.
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