All across the Asia-Pacific region, the countries that led the world in containing the coronavirus are now languishing in the race to put it behind them.
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Since 2013, the Rev. Rod Bower has used a small billboard outside the Gosford Anglican Church for pithy messages that merge theology with liberal politics.
No democratic country in the world has gone quite so far in restricting movement across its own cities and regions to keep the coronavirus in check.
Nanaia Mahuta's excitement reflects a global desire among progressives for a shift away from the chauvinist, right-wing populism that has shaped the past four years in some countries.
All over the world, the results trickling in from across the American electoral map made for confounding, fascinating must-watch drama.
European countries that had similar caseloads a few months ago but ended their restrictions are now struggling with an explosion of new cases.