There's been one confirmed case of coronavirus in Nigeria, but false information is quickly spreading. And, the International Criminal Court has ruled that the United States and Afghan government can be investigated for alleged war crimes dating back to 2003. Plus, pop star Mai Khôi, the Lady Gaga of Vietnam, sings about censorship and human rights. But her music is getting her in some hot water.
The International Criminal Court in The Hague has authorized investigations into war crimes and crimes against humanity committed in Afghanistan, including alleged crimes by US forces. And, in Mexico, violence against women and girls has sparked outrage and calls for strikes to protest. And governments and businesses are taking increased measures to stem the spread of COVID-19. But the internet is providing some light-hearted reminders on how to keep germs at bay.
Author Yashu Zhang first experienced the arrival of coronavirus in Pudung, the district of Shanghai where she works, and later in her hometown in Hunan province, where she recently visited her grandparents.
The two remaining major Democratic candidates for president — former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont — are largely sticking to similar talking points, saying they’ll start reversing on day one what the Trump administration has done. But people who’ve been working on immigration for years also want to hear what a Democratic president would do on day two — beyond reversing Trump’s policies.
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