Anti-government protests last year were primarily aimed at resisting further integration with mainland China. The Chinese national anthem has been booed at several events, including football matches.
In a matter of months, the coronavirus reset the clock on a decades-long aviation boom that’s been one of the great cultural and economic phenomena of the postwar world.
The most serious pandemic in a century has killed 131,101 people around the world, according to the tally.
Almost all the new infections - the biggest daily count since March 6 - involve travelers from overseas.
Much remains to be determined about it, including just how lethal it is. Estimates vary widely.
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German authorities have conducted criminal investigations into Iran for 22 cases of espionage, second only to Russia.
Nike stores in Canada, Western Europe, Australia and New Zealand will be closed from March 16 to 27, the company said in a statement.
Nepal has confirmed just one case of the coronavirus - a student studying in China on a trip home - out of 450 people tested.
The 66-year-old man recently returned from a religious pilgrimage to Israel and Egypt at the end of February.