Hong Kong and Beijing officials defend security laws, citing threat of terrorism

HONG KONG (Reuters) – China’s foreign ministry office in Hong Kong and the city’s security chief on Monday defended proposed national security laws by describing some acts in mass pro-democracy protests...

‘Own goals’ cost Abe support even as coronavirus emergency lifted

TOKYO (Reuters) – A string of controversial missteps has slashed public approval ratings for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to levels that could threaten to end his term early, even as he lifted a...

Gym closures force Kenyan sports champions to train by roadside

KISUMU, Kenya (Reuters) – Kenya taekwondo champion Vincent Ochieng usually trains in school sports halls in Kisumu, but now he is working out with hundreds of other people on the gritty surface of the...

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