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As Coronavirus Fades in China, Nationalism and Xenophobia Flare

As Coronavirus Fades in China, Nationalism and Xenophobia Flare

HONG KONG — After 16 years in China, a Congolese businessman thought he knew what being black there entailed. He had been subjected to racial slurs and denied apartments, but he had also learned Chinese and made local friends. He loved the country; he called it his second home. But the businessman, Felly Mwamba, had not anticipated the coronavirus pandemic, …

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Trump claims Biden wrote letter apologising for xenophobia accusation — Biden’s team says it never happened

Reporter repeatedly presses on with question despite attacks by Trump at bizarre briefing

At a recent contentious White House coronavirus taskforce press briefing, president Donald Trump claimed that Joe Biden apologised for accusing him of xenophobia. He also said that the former vice president had sent him a letter of apology. The Biden campaign says that there was no letter, and that there was no apology. Download the new Independent Premium app Sharing …

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