Sexist abuse targets Italian minister in crisis

Tensions after more than two months of lockdown in Italy have boiled over into sexist attacks and threats against Education Minister Lucia Azzolina, who now has police protection. Right-wing Senator Giuseppe Moles of Forza Italia spoke out publicly, warning the…

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State of emergency lifted in most of Japan

Japan has lifted a state of emergency imposed due to the coronavirus in 39 out of 47 prefectures, after a sharp fall in new infections. The order still applies in Tokyo, Osaka and on the northern island of Hokkaido, where…

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