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Live Coronavirus Pandemic Global Updates

Japans cabinet approved more than a trillion dollars in stimulus funds. Asian nations are balancing reopenings against new infections. Chinas virus apps are becoming a permanent fixture of life, with troubling implications.

27 May 2020 2:57 pm
When the Mexican Air Force Went to War Alongside America

In 1945, the 201st Mexican Fighter Squadron helped the U.S. Army Air Forces defeat Japan significantly changing relations between the two allies after the war.

27 May 2020 2:30 pm
Overtaken by Aliens: India Faces Another Plague as Locusts Swarm

Blizzards of bugs are descending on India at an already tough time. Scientists say climate change is making the infestation worse.

27 May 2020 2:22 pm
Stocks Mixed as Politics Outweigh Recovery Hopes: Live Updates

The latest on stock market and business news during the coronavirus outbreak.

27 May 2020 1:57 pm
Boris Johnson Feels Public Anger in Outcry Over Dominic Cummings

The image of a powerful official flouting the lockdown rules has struck a nerve in a way that the governments haphazard response to the virus has not.

27 May 2020 1:37 pm
Protesters in Hong Kong Rally Against Chinas Tightening Grip

Many sought to oppose a bill that would threaten prison for disrespecting the Chinese national anthem, the latest expression of public anger at Beijings encroachment.

27 May 2020 1:29 pm
This Chef Has a Michelin Star and a Mission: Feeding Millions in Indias Lockdown

From his home in New York, Vikas Khanna, the TV host, writer and former executive chef at Junoon, is running a relief effort that distributes food to vulnerable Indians.

27 May 2020 12:30 pm
27 May 2020 10:43 am
Twitter Grapples Anew With Its Trump Conundrum

The social media company came under fire again for not removing Mr. Trumps posts that contain falsehoods.

27 May 2020 3:21 am
Outcry Over Cummings Turns Public Against Johnson for 1st Time

The image of a powerful official flouting the lockdown rules has struck a nerve in a way that the governments haphazard response to the virus has not.

27 May 2020 2:48 am
Trump Wants Troops in Afghanistan Home by Election Day. The Pentagon Is Drawing Up Plans.

President Trump has repeatedly voiced a desire to leave Afghanistan sooner than the timeline laid out in the Feb. 29 peace agreement. He may want to campaign on bringing home every soldier.

27 May 2020 1:38 am
Your Wednesday Briefing

Chinas workers, Hong Kong protests, SpaceX launch: Heres what you need to know.

27 May 2020 1:35 am
U.S. Accuses Russia of Sending Warplanes to Libya

The unusually sharp assertion by a senior American commander underscored the Pentagons concern about Moscows growing influence in the countrys sprawling war.

27 May 2020 12:56 am
Ex-Head of Australian Girls School Is Fit for Trial, Israeli Court Says

For six years, Australia has tried to extradite Malka Leifer to face charges of sexually assaulting her students but she claimed to be mentally ill.

27 May 2020 12:45 am
A Boy, a Bear and a Close Call in the Mountains of Italy

A 12-year-old knew what to do (and what not to) when he crossed paths with a large bear on a hike. A video of the encounter has gone viral.

27 May 2020 12:30 am
Is It Time to Stop Clapping for Health Care Workers? An Organizer Thinks So

To maintain the positive impact that its had so far, its best to stop at its peak, said Annemarie Plas, who started #ClapForOurCarers.

26 May 2020 8:08 pm
Heres How Wuhan Tested 6.5 Million for Coronavirus in Days

The Wuhan government is close to completing its citywide testing drive. Thousands of medical and other workers were mobilized in a feat that some health experts and residents questioned.

26 May 2020 6:22 pm
98,000 and Counting

And what else you need to know today.

26 May 2020 4:04 pm
How the Taliban Outlasted a Superpower: Tenacity and Carnage

The Taliban stand on the brink of realizing their most fervent desire: U.S. troops leaving Afghanistan. They have given up little of their extremist ideology to do it.

26 May 2020 2:51 pm
Stock Markets Surge on Recovery Hopes: Live Updates

The latest on stock market and business news during the coronavirus outbreak.

26 May 2020 2:18 pm
Chinas Military Vows to Defend the Countrys Interests in Hong Kong

The commander of the Peoples Liberation Army garrison in Hong Kong and the citys leader defended Beijings push for new national security laws governing the territory.

26 May 2020 2:13 pm
Dominic Cummings Offers a Sorry-Not-Sorry for U.K. Lockdown Breach

The top adviser to Prime Minister Boris Johnson caused a furor after it was learned he had driven 260 miles to his parents home.

26 May 2020 11:54 am
26 May 2020 10:51 am
Live Coronavirus News Updates and Analysis

A key adviser to Prime Minister Boris Johnson created a furor after traveling in violation of the governments rules. And the W.H.O. halted trials of hydroxychloroquine, citing safety concerns.

26 May 2020 10:04 am
Oil-Starved Venezuela Celebrates Arrival of Tankers From Iran

The shipment represents a deepening of ties between two pariah states that are both under U.S. sanctions.

26 May 2020 4:32 am
Your Tuesday Briefing

Japan, Sydneys schools, New Zealand quake: Heres what you need to know.

26 May 2020 1:08 am
Rattled by a Pandemic, People Turn to Leaders Any Leaders

Placing faith in a leader with little control over a virus may seem irrational, but it fills a very human need.

26 May 2020 12:53 am
ISIS Prisoners Threaten U.S. Mission in Northeastern Syria

Overcrowded, makeshift prisons and camps and fears of Covid-19 have led to two riots by hardened fighters.

25 May 2020 11:29 pm
Burundis Ruling Party Candidate Wins Presidency

The election was marred by accusations from the leading opposition challenger of vote rigging.

25 May 2020 11:09 pm
On a Scottish Isle, Nursing Home Deaths Expose a Covid-19 Scandal

At the Home Farm nursing home on the Isle of Skye, more than a quarter of its residents died and nearly all were infected with coronavirus. Families are furious.

25 May 2020 8:49 pm
Coronavirus Pandemic: Live World News Updates

Americans took a varied approach to the holiday, with pool parties in some places and shuttered beaches in others. The U.S. banned travel from Brazil.

25 May 2020 8:06 pm
Virus Threatens Chinese Traditions of Chopsticks and Family-Style Meals

Faced with the spread of disease, the government is promoting using serving utensils, but resistance is strong. Sharing food with personal chopsticks is one way Chinese people express intimacy.

25 May 2020 7:55 pm
Putin Speaks, Officials Shrug, and Doctors Are Caught in the Middle

A botched effort to reward people keeping the coronavirus in check leaves doctors and nurses who demand their due facing scrutiny.

25 May 2020 6:28 pm
Spains Courts, Already Strained, Face Crisis as Lockdown Lifts

A country known for litigiousness has gingerly restarted court proceedings, and lawyers are bracing for chaos.

25 May 2020 5:14 pm
By Air and Sea, Mercenaries Landed in Libya. But the Plan Went South.

A short-lived mission uncovered by U.N. investigators offers a glimpse into the world of those who have thrived off Libyas chaos.

25 May 2020 3:07 pm
Coronavirus Live: Updates From Around the Globe

The U.S. banned travelers from Brazil and India restored domestic flights. And President Trump caused outrage by playing golf as the death toll in America neared 100,000.

25 May 2020 1:52 pm
New Zealand Earthquake Interrupts Jacinda Arderns TV Interview

When the rattling from the magnitude-5.8 quake stopped, New Zealands prime minister continued the interview, seeming unruffled.

25 May 2020 1:27 pm
As Passengers Disappeared, Airlines Filled Planes With Cargo

To make up for lost revenue during the pandemic, Lufthansa, Virgin Atlantic and other airlines are hauling more cargo on aircraft, including where passengers used to sit.

25 May 2020 12:30 pm
25 May 2020 10:49 am
Boris Johnson Backs Top Aide Accused of Flouting Lockdown Rules

Despite the appearance of a double standard, the British leader defended Dominic Cummingss travel, even as the aide was falling ill.

25 May 2020 5:01 am
Surinames Strongman Shrugs Off Murder Sentence in Re-election Bid

If President Desi Bouterse can hang on to immunity, past crimes could become just another chapter in his four-decade battle to stay in power.

25 May 2020 3:55 am
Hana Kimura, Japanese Wrestler and Star of Netflix Series, Dies at 22

She was featured on the reality series Terrace House: Tokyo.

25 May 2020 2:25 am
Your Monday Briefing

Hong Kong protests, Afghan cease-fire, Jacinda Ardern: Heres what you need to know.

25 May 2020 1:39 am
Push to Reopen Houses of Worship in Europe and Mideast Brings Perils and Tensions

In Germany, 40 new cases were confirmed among the faithful in Frankfurt. France restarted church services this weekend. And protesters in the West Bank demanded that mosques reopen for the Eid holiday.

24 May 2020 8:31 pm
Why Chinas Move to Rein In Hong Kong is Just the Start

Xi Jinpings China, emboldened by its handling of the coronavirus pandemic, no longer seems constrained by the threat of international rebuke.

24 May 2020 5:43 pm
Netanyahu Corruption Trial Begins, Taking Israel Into Uncharted Territory

The prime ministers trial is expected to last a year or more, with the first witnesses not expected to testify for months. He has long maintained his innocence.

24 May 2020 5:37 pm
Ignoring Coronavirus Fears, Hong Kong Protesters Rally Against China's Push

Protesters ignored rules on social distancing and set aside coronavirus fears to demonstrate against Beijings plan to impose security legislation that they see as a threat to freedoms.

24 May 2020 3:04 pm
For Some Italians, the Future of Work Looks Like the Past

As the coronavirus drastically reorders society and economies, more Italians are returning to the agricultural jobs of their grandparents.

24 May 2020 2:30 pm
Kim Jong-un Moves to Increase North Koreas Nuclear Strength

After another weekslong absence from public view, Mr. Kim convened his top military body to promote top aides specializing in nuclear and missile forces.

24 May 2020 12:54 pm
Live Coronavirus Updates

The N.B.A. said it might restart its suspended season in late July at a Florida resort.

24 May 2020 10:04 am