A former senior Chinese police official who also served as president of Interpol was sentenced on Tuesday to 13½ years in prison for bribery, in a case that his wife has denounced as stemming from a political vendetta. 6:07 p.m.
Opening another front in their battle against the French government, protesting workers cut power to thousands of Parisians on Tuesday, plunging homes into darkness and shutting down trains to one of the capital’s main airports. 5:57 p.m.
Face masks sold out and officials at airports and train stations checked passengers for fevers as China on Tuesday sought to control the outbreak of a new virus that has reached four other countries and territories. 11:33 a.m.
The country acknowledged on Tuesday that its armed forces fired two Russian anti-aircraft missiles at a Ukrainian jetliner that crashed after taking off from Tehran's main airport earlier this month, killing all 176 people on board. 11:10 a.m.