Across much of Europe, the Middle East and beyond, the coronavirus appears to be making a resurgence. Taiwan scrambled fighter jets and deployed an air defense missile system Friday to counter 18 Chinese aircraft. And the Trump administration has issued new rules to cripple the TikTok and WeChat apps.
The World asked two Northeast Asia experts what to expect if Joe Biden wins the US presidential election.
Street chaos erupted after the killing of Javier Ordoñez on Sept. 8, which has also drawn attention to the political rift between the progressive, left-leaning, local government of Bogotá Mayor Claudia Lopez and the conservative, right-leaning, national government of President Iván Duque.
When graduate student Dipo Oyeleye heard the song "We Go Win (Corona)" by Cobhams Asuquo, a Nigerian singer-songwriter, he knew what his next research project would be: a study of the myriad coronavirus songs that flourished in Africa at the pandemic's onset on the continent.
The European director for the World Health Organization has warned countries not to reduce the 14-day quarantine period for people possibly exposed to the coronavirus, the former head of the world athletics’ governing body was sentenced Wednesday to two years in prison, and the US plans to declare on Saturday that all international sanctions on Iran have been restored.
Only by accepting the framework and language of a caste system can the US begin to heal from 400 years of racial inequality, argues author Isabel Wilkerson.
Amid the coronavirus, socializing outside with friends and family has been a valuable way to stay connected with people. But as the weather cools in many parts of the US, it may be time for Americans to spend time outside in the cold.
The activist group organized the largest-ever march against racial discrimination in the city's history. But a backlash soon formed as online commenters argued that the issue is uniquely American — not a Japanese one.