Angry Farmers Choke India’s Capital in Giant Demonstrations

NEW DELHI — Mewa Singh said he wasn’t going anywhere. On Monday afternoon, Mr. Singh, who…

For Princess Mako of Japan, Official Wedding May Be Distant Prospect

When Princess Mako of Japan became engaged to her college boyfriend in 2017, many Japanese hoped…

‘Trump Is Better’: In Asia, Pro-Democracy Forces Worry About Biden

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Australia Condemns Lurid Tweet by Chinese Official as ‘Disgusting Slur’

MELBOURNE, Australia — Labeling it a “disgusting slur,” Prime Minister Scott Morrison of Australia denounced on…

France Thought It Could Reverse Globalization, but It’s Still Bleeding Jobs

France regularly appears at the top of worker productivity comparisons with other European economies. Yet companies…

Hong Kong’s Courts Are Still Independent. Some Want to Rein Them In.

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Deadly White Island Volcano Eruption Leads to Charges

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — Almost one year to the day after a deadly volcanic eruption killed…

Afghan Leader Digs In on Peace Talks Despite Progress, Officials Say

One of the hangups was over a reference to the Hanafi school of Islamic thought, one…

‘I Have Never Seen so Many Toadstools.’ A Bumper Crop of Mushrooms in Ukraine

KHOMUTYNSI, Ukraine — Valery Kravchuk, a seasoned mushroom hunter, pushed aside some dead leaves to reveal…

Plan to Hold Corporations Liable for Violations Abroad Fails in Switzerland

ZURICH — A proposal in Switzerland to make multinational companies headquartered in the country liable for…