The rules, which would require WhatsApp to make people’s messages traceable, would violate people’s privacy, the messaging service said.
For more than 30 years he reached tens of millions of readers worldwide with a fantastical tale of vulnerable characters in an apocalyptic world.
American troops are set to be out by early to mid-July, well ahead of President Biden’s Sept. 11 deadline, even as big issues remain unresolved.
The visit sent a clear message that India’s powerful ruling party is becoming increasingly upset with the company.
Fear, grief and boredom pervade the lives of those contending with the country’s severe outbreak. Their solace: family, friends and their own efforts to help others.
More than 30 poets have been imprisoned since the military seized power in Myanmar, a country where politics and poetry are intimately connected.
A light rail train carrying passengers in Kuala Lumpur collided in a tunnel with an empty train on a test run. Officials promised a full investigation.
The move’s effects are likely to be minimal, as Japan’s borders are largely shut because of the pandemic and American athletes are expected to participate in the Games regardless.
Officials in the Indian capital have pledged to buy enough inoculations to avert another wave, but tight supplies and squabbling between central and local leaders make that a difficult prospect.
A constitutional crisis deepened in the Pacific Island nation of Samoa, which now has two competing governments and two claimants to the prime ministership.
Ms. Aung San Suu Kyi, 75, faces a raft of charges after being detained by Myanmar’s military. If found guilty, she could be imprisoned for life.
More than 50,000 have escaped the pandemic by moving back, offering the country a rare chance to regain talented citizens. But they are confronting entrenched housing and employment challenges.