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Chinese Ambassador to Israel Found Dead

The Chinese ambassador to Israel was found dead Sunday inside his home in Herzilya, according to Israel’s foreign affairs ministry.  Du Wei, the 57-year-old ambassador, assumed his post in Israel in February.  Initial reports say the ambassador died of natural causes or health reasons.  China’s foreign ministry spokeswoman

Australia Gradually Emerges From COVID-19 Lockdowns

SYDNEY - Gradually, personal freedoms are being returned to 25 million Australians.  Many lockdown restrictions imposed in March are slowly being wound back.  Cafes and restaurants are reopening and can accommodate a maximum of 10 customers at any one time.  Victoria, which has imposed

Thailand Malls Reopen, with Temperatures Taken, Masks Worn

BANGKOK - Thais streamed into shopping malls on Sunday, once again enjoying their air-conditioned oases as the country eased one of the restrictions imposed to fight the coronavirus. The government allowed malls to reopen after the number of new virus cases in Thailand dwindled to single