People ride in the front of a wheel loader to cross a flooded street following heavy rains which caused flooding and claimed the lives of at least 63 people in the city of Zhengzhou in China's Henan province on July 23.
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CIA Director William Burns says he has appointed a senior officer who led the hunt for Osama bin Laden to head the investigation into ailments that have afflicted U.S. officials around the world.
Many Olympic athletes at the Tokyo Summer Games are having to get used to empty stands, the occasional coronavirus quarantine and loneliness. Zhiting Zhang of Team China practices in 3x3 basketball at deserted Aomi Urban Sports Park.
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Tourists dressed up as People's Liberation Army soldiers pose in Liangjiahe village, where a teenage Xi Jinping spent seven years doing hard labor. Today the village is a popular red tourism site. The sign displays a quote from Xi: "Liangjiahe is where my roots are, and my soul. It is my second home."
Tokyo's government is reporting new daily coronavirus cases at a rate not seen in more than six months. Here, people cross a street next to the Tokyo International Forum.
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A man rides a bicycle through a flooded intersection in Zhengzhou in central China's Henan province on Tuesday. China's military has blasted a dam to release floodwaters threatening one of its most heavily populated provinces.
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Toyota, Panasonic and other big Japanese firms are distancing themselves from the Tokyo Olympics, despite spending millions to sponsor the Games. Here, guide lines are seen on the floor inside National Stadium, the main venue for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
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The Biden administration on Monday, July 19, 2021, blamed China for a hack of Microsoft Exchange email server software that compromised tens of thousands of computers around the world.
Workers in protective suits carry a coffin containing the body of a COVID-19 victim to a grave for burial at the Cipenjo Cemetery in Bogor, West Java, Indonesia, Wednesday, July 14, 2021.
Pooja Sharma (center) and her two daughters, Lata, 14, and Yukti, 12, sit in front of a portrait of Sharma's late husband and the girls' father, Manmohan. He died from COVID-19 in April, leaving Sharma to fend for her family by herself.