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China’s Olympics COVID measures test residents’ patience
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China’s Olympics COVID measures test residents’ patience

BEIJING (AP) — Repeated COVID-19 testing of millions of Beijing residents is starting to test the patience of some as…
Indonesia’s capital is sinking, polluted and now moving
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Indonesia’s capital is sinking, polluted and now moving

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Jakarta is congested, polluted, prone to earthquakes and rapidly sinking into the Java Sea. Now the…
2008 Beijing Olympics vs. 2022: No lofty promises this time
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2008 Beijing Olympics vs. 2022: No lofty promises this time

The 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics showcased China’s reemergence on the world stage. In awarding those Games to China, the International…
China lifts COVID lockdown in Xi’an, tests 2M in Beijing
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China lifts COVID lockdown in Xi’an, tests 2M in Beijing

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities lifted a monthlong lockdown on the northern city of Xi’an and its 13 million residents…
First flights leave Chinese city Xi’an as travel curbs ease
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First flights leave Chinese city Xi’an as travel curbs ease

BEIJING (AP) — The first commercial airline flights in one month took off Saturday from Xi’an in western China as…
Beijing residents disappointed Olympics will be closed event
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Beijing residents disappointed Olympics will be closed event

BEIJING (AP) — With just over two weeks before the opening of the Beijing Winter Olympics, residents of the Chinese…
Beijing Olympics tickets will not be publicly sold due to COVID-19
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Beijing Olympics tickets will not be publicly sold due to COVID-19

BEIJING, Jan 17 (Reuters) – Tickets for the Winter Olympics set to begin on Feb. 4 will be distributed to…
North Korean missile tests signal return to brinkmanship
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North Korean missile tests signal return to brinkmanship

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Grappling with pandemic difficulties and US-led sanctions over his nuclear ambitions, North Korean leader Kim…
Beijing shopper’s lone omicron case draws national attention
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Beijing shopper’s lone omicron case draws national attention

BEIJING (AP) — A 26-year-old woman in China’s capital Beijing who contracted the omicron strain of COVID-19 has drawn national…
China’s Xi rejects ‘Cold War mentality,’ pushes cooperation
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China’s Xi rejects ‘Cold War mentality,’ pushes cooperation

GENEVA (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping called Monday for greater world cooperation against COVID-19 and said China would send…
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