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Protests send Hong Kongers to Taiwan in search of new lives

Chow Chung-ming,41, a former computer programmer in Hong Kong and his wife So Kit-sum 48, working at their coffee shop in Kaohsiung, southern Taiwan...

Vietnam jails third activist this month in crackdown on Facebook posts

Widely used in Vietnam, Facebook serves as the main platform both for e-commerce and the expression of political dissent. In May, it said it...

China summons US envoy, urges US to refrain from applying Hong Kong bill

China’s Vice Foreign Minister Le Yucheng lodged a ‘strong protest’ with Ambassador Terry Branstad after President Donald Trump signed the legislation into law. —...

Furious China threatens retaliation over US law on Hong Kong

Hong Kong has been battered by nearly six months of protests. – AFP photo   China on Thursday threatened to retaliate after US President Donald Trump...

Slovenia backs ban on paramilitary groups after militia patrol border

Paramilitary groups and patrols have risen thanks to anti-migrant sentiment. — Reuters pic   LJUBLJANA, Nov 26 — The Slovenian government approved legislation today that will...

After four decades, a Vietnamese woman reunites with the daughter airlifted to America

Nguyen Thi Dep arrives at her home in Thu Duc district, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam November 15, 2019. REUTERS/Yen Duong   HO CHI MINH CITY...

More than a million turn out in Hong Kong test of support for China-backed leader

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam walks to cast her vote at a polling station during district council local elections in Hong Kong, China,...

Pope urges abolition of nuclear weapons at Nagasaki ground zero

Pope Francis greets well-wishers from his Popemobile during a Holy Mass at Nagasaki Baseball Stadium, in Nagasaki, Japan, November 24, 2019. — Reuters pic   NAGASAKI,...

Twenty-three dead as violent unrest in Chile enters fifth week

A riot police officer leaps during a clash with demonstrators during a protest against Chile's government in Santiago, Chile November 22, 2019. ― Reuters...

4 protesters killed, dozens wounded as Iraqi troops shoot to kill

Injured protester is rushed to hospital during clashes between Iraqi security forces. (AP pic)   BAGHDAD: Four people were killed and 48 wounded early on Thursday...

China says Taiwan courting ‘disaster’ after election independence comment

Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen (centre) and former premier William Lai (centre-right) wave after registering as presidential and vice presidential candidates in the upcoming election...

Slovak journalist murder trial to start in December

Demonstrators attend a protest rally in reaction to the murder of Slovak investigative reporter Jan Kuciak and his fiancee Martina Kusnirova, in Bratislava, Slovakia,...
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Trump threatens White House protesters with ‘vicious dogs and most ominous weapons’

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Black Lives Matter protesters take to the streets of London

Black Lives Matter protesters with signs demanding 'abolish the police' and claiming 'riot is the language of the unheard' gather in London and promise...

S’poreans, 21 & above, getting 2nd S$300-S$600 payout in June 2020

All Singaporeans aged 21 and above this year would have received a one-off Solidarity Payment of S$600 in cash in April 2020. This amount constitutes...

How much money does the world owe China?

China has been rapidly rolling out its Belt and Road Initiative to build new roads, ports and rail lines in mostly developing nations, extending...

Jon Jones asks for release from the UFC

Image via YouTube UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has asked UFC president Dana White to release him following failed negotiations for a Francis Ngannou...