The US, EU, Taiwan and others condemned the passing of the law, inciting China to respond by denouncing foreign interference.
Police said schools in the area are in lockdown as they search for attacker, who fled after the incident.
Covid-19 has now killed over 439,000 people worldwide since the outbreak started in China last year, according to tracking websites. Here are the developments for June 16:
Republican-led US Senate panel approves plan to take Confederate names off military installations. President Donald Trump had earlier rejected the idea of renaming bases.
Police in the South Pacific nation usually operate without firearms but trialled armed patrols after a lone gunman murdered 51 Muslim worshippers in Christchurch in March 2019.
The five-nation Super Rugby tournament was suspended after seven rounds in March because of international travel restrictions and quarantine requirements.
New Zealand has no active Covid-19 cases after the country's final patient was given the all clear and released from isolation.
About 47 productions were underway when Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern imposed a tough lockdown on March 26 to stop the spread of the coronavirus.
The event was a pledging conference for the vaccines alliance GAVI, which says the funds will be used to vaccinate about 300 million children in dozens of countries against diseases like malaria, pneumonia and HPV.
With South Pacific countries not yet ready to reopen due to coronavirus pandemic, a family along with hundreds of other sailors, is finding no way forward, no way back, and doesn't want to abandon their boat.
The global coronavirus pandemic has affected almost 5 million people, with around 320,000 deaths. Here are more coronavirus-related updates for May 19:
To get back on their feet, many countries have started the process of easing the coronavirus lockdown, introducing the staged relaxation of quarantine rules.
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