The New Paper

April 16, 2021

The New Paper Weekly Recap: World

  • China imposed a $2.8B fine on Alibaba  (4/12)
  • Ramadan began this week (4/12)
  • The UK began lifting coronavirus-driven restrictions (4/13)
  • Egyptian officials seized the cargo ship that blocked the Suez Canal (4/15)
  • Nine pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong were sentenced to prison (4/16)
  • Iran began enriching uranium to 60% purity (4/16)
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