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‘The Lockdown Killed My Father’: Farmer Suicides Add to India’s Virus Misery

SIRSIWALA, India — Randhir Singh was already deeply in debt when the coronavirus pandemic struck. Looking out at his paltry cotton field by the side of a railway track, he…

‘Kill All You See’: In a First, Myanmar Soldiers Tell of Rohingya Slaughter

The two soldiers confess their crimes in a monotone, a few blinks of the eye their only betrayal of emotion: executions, mass burials, village obliterations and rape. The August 2017…

Germany’s Far Right, Belarus, Coronavirus in Spain: Your Tuesday Briefing

(Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good morning. We’re covering President Trump’s role in the German far right, the disappearance of a Belarusian protest leader and…

Disney’s ‘Mulan’ Criticized for Filming in Xinjiang

Disney’s live-action remake of “Mulan” has drawn a fresh wave of criticism for being filmed partly in Xinjiang, the region in China where Uighur Muslims have been detained in mass…

Fearing Detention, Two Australian Correspondents Flee China

SYDNEY, Australia — Two Australian journalists have rushed out of China after a five-day diplomatic standoff that began when Chinese state security officers paid them unannounced visits, prompting fears that…

U.S. May Ban Cotton From Xinjiang Region of China Over Rights Concerns

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is weighing a ban on some or all products made with cotton from the Xinjiang region of China, a move that could come as soon…

Bolivian Court Denies Ex-President Morales’s Appeal to Run for Senate

LA PAZ, Bolivia — A Bolivian court on Monday rejected a legal appeal by former president Evo Morales, deeming him ineligible to run for a Senate position in an October…

Xi’s Post-Virus Economic Strategy for China Looks Inward

He inspected fields of corn amid jitters about food supplies. He visited steel works trying to overcome a slump in profits. He toured an innovation center at a time when…

Rohingya Refugees Rescued by Indonesian Fishermen After Months at Sea

Hundreds of Rohingya Muslim refugees stranded at sea for more than six months after repeatedly being denied port by regional authorities were rescued on Monday by local fishermen in Aceh,…

London’s Bridges Really Are Falling Down

LONDON — One by one, they stepped forward to tell their stories. Children suddenly forced to travel two hours each way to school. Pensioners whose weekly doctors’ appointments have turned…