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Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday that Beijing's proposed national security laws would not trample on the city's rights and freedoms and called on citizens to wait to see the details of the legislation. Source link
A key adviser to Prime Minister Boris Johnson created a furor after traveling in violation of the government’s rules. And the W.H.O. halted trials of hydroxychloroquine, citing safety concerns. Source link
Carrie Lam says a security law planned by China is a "responsible" move which won't infringe on rights. Source link
A magnitude 5.2 earthquake struck the New Zealand city of Levin, near the country's capital Wellington, a day after a 5.8 tremor was recorded in the same area, government seismic monitor Geonet said on Tuesday. Source link
The shipment represents a deepening of ties between two pariah states that are both under U.S. sanctions. Source link
The government is to ease lockdown restrictions and allow the sale of alcohol - but not cigarettes. Source link
Syria said on Monday it would lift an overnight curfew starting Tuesday and allow movement between governorates, easing coronavirus lockdown measures even as the health ministry reported the largest single-day increase in cases. Source link
Japan, Sydney’s schools, New Zealand quake: Here’s what you need to know. Source link
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's closest aide refused to resign on Monday, saying he had done nothing wrong by driving 250 miles from London to access childcare when Britons were being told to stay at home to fight COVID-19. Source link
Americans took a varied approach to the holiday, with pool parties in some places and shuttered beaches in others. Social distancing measures could spur a last-minute venue change for the R.N.C. Source link