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Seoul Mayor’s Secretary Speaks Out About Alleged Abuse

SEOUL, South Korea — The secretary to one of the most powerful political figures in South Korea, Mayor Park Won-soon of Seoul, described suffering years of abuse and sexual harassment…

U.S. Says Most of China’s Claims in South China Sea Are Illegal

WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Monday that China’s expansive maritime claims across most of the South China Sea were “completely unlawful,” setting up potential military confrontations…

Bahrain to Execute 2 Shiite Protesters After Years of Desperate Appeals

BEIRUT, Lebanon — Two Bahraini men who say they were tortured into making false confessions were sentenced to death for the fifth time on Monday in what international rights groups…

A Health Worker Raised Alarms About the Coronavirus. Then He Lost His Job.

MILAN — In February, he said the directors of the nursing home where he worked kept him from wearing a mask, fearing it would scare patients and their families. In…

China Imposes Tit-for-Tat Sanctions on Three American Lawmakers

BEIJING — As tensions between the two sides mount, the Chinese government announced on Monday that it would impose sanctions on three American lawmakers and a diplomat in retaliation for…

Live Coronavirus Updates: Trump Aides Target Fauci

Here’s what you need to know: ImageSt. Petersburg, Fla., on Sunday.Credit…Zack Wittman for The New York Times Case numbers in the U.S. are rising in all but a handful of…

Taliban Stage a Major Attack, as Violence Intensifies in Northern Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan — The Taliban waged a sustained assault against the Afghan intelligence complex in the city of Aybak on Monday, part of a bloody wave of violence across the…

White Supremacist Who Admitted Christchurch Killings Will Represent Himself

An Australian white supremacist who pleaded guilty to killing 51 worshipers at two mosques in New Zealand last year will represent himself at a sentencing hearing in August, raising concerns…

In Tight Race for Polish President, Andrzej Duda Is on Track to Win

WARSAW — President Andrzej Duda of Poland appeared on Monday to have narrowly won a second term in the closest presidential election since the end of communist rule in 1989,…

Rex Robles, Plotter of Philippine Coups, Is Dead at 77

Rex Robles, a prominent member of a clique of Philippine military officers who plotted several coups in the 1980s against two presidents, Ferdinand Marcos and his successor, Corazon Aquino, died…