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China delayed releasing coronavirus info, frustrating WHO

Throughout January, the World Health Organization publicly praised China for what it called a speedy response to the new coronavirus. It repeatedly thanked the Chinese government for sharing the genetic map of the virus “immediately,” and said its work and commitment to transparency were “very impressive, and beyond words.”


p>But …

U.S. envoy Zalmay Khalilzad sees signs peace deal taking hold in Afghanistan

The top U.S. negotiator for Afghanistan expressed optimism Monday that peace may finally be taking hold, after waves of attacks had imperilled the historic “reduction in violence” pact the Trump administration reached with the Taliban in February.


p>Despite a new United Nations report claiming the Taliban remains close with al …

UN chief calls for peaceful demonstrations amid international George Floyd protests

The leader of the United Nations is calling for American protesters participating in demonstrations over the killing of George Floyd to do so peacefully and that authorities respond with restraint.


p>The fallout over the killing of Mr. Floyd continued on Monday, with leaders around the country taking various steps to …

Edward Gallagher, Navy SEAL pardoned by Trump, sues New York Times


p>A retired Navy SEAL whose rank and qualification pin were restored by order of President Trump accused military officials of leaking confidential court documents to a New York Times reporter last year during his high-profile war crimes trial in an effort to create a false narrative about the case and …