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A man carries a child, both wearing face masks to help curb the spread of the coronavirus, as they stroll along a street near the popular frozen Houhai Lake in Beijing, Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021. China is making some of its toughest travel restrictions yet as coronavirus cases surge in several northern provinces ahead of the travel rush for Lunar New Year on next month. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

The Latest: Shanghai locks down 2 major hospitals over cases

Jan. 21, 2021 10:33 PM EST

BEIJING — Shanghai has imposed lockdowns on two of China’s best-known hospitals after they were linked to new coronavirus cases. Outpatient services have been suspended at Fudan University Shanghai Cancer Center and Renji Hospital, both of which have been cordoned off along with some surrounding...

Pakistan warns India planning 'surgical strike' against it

Dec. 18, 2020 2:09 PM EST

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's foreign minister on Friday accused neighboring India of planning a “surgical strike" against his Islamic nation, the latest in a war of words between the two nuclear-armed rivals. Shah Mahmood Qureshi spoke during a televised news conference in the United Arab Emirates...

In this photo provided by Pakistan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, right, and Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, head of a Taliban political team, arrive with other members of their delegations at the Foreign Ministry for talks, in Islamabad, Pakistan, Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020. A Taliban team, led by the co-founder of the insurgent movement, arrived for talks with Pakistani government leaders amid growing calls for a reduction in violence in neighboring Afghanistan. (Pakistan Ministry of Foreign Affairs via AP)

Taliban team in Pakistan as calls grow for Afghan cease-fire

Dec. 16, 2020 12:34 PM EST

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Taliban team, led by the co-founder of the insurgent movement, arrived Wednesday in Islamabad for talks with Pakistani government leaders amid growing calls for a reduction in violence in neighboring Afghanistan. The visit came as the Taliban unleashed a wave of attacks in Afghanistan,...

FILE - In this Nov. 14, 2020 file photo, Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi briefs to media during a press conference, in Islamabad, Pakistan. Qureshi on Friday, Dec. 11, 2020 demanded the United Nations and the European Union investigate a recent report that exposed a 15-year disinformation campaign to serve India's interests and discredit Pakistan. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed, File)

Pakistan asks UN to probe fake pro-India NGOs, media

Dec. 11, 2020 9:33 AM EST

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's foreign minister on Friday called for the United Nations and the European Union to investigate a recent report exposing a 15-year disinformation campaign that Islamabad alleges was designed to serve India's interests and discredit Pakistan. New Delhi denied the claims. The...