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HK leader apologizes after mosque hit...

HK leader apologizes after mosque hit...

East Asia

Mon, Oct 21 2019

In one instance, a cannon drenched the front gate and footpath in front of the Kowloon mosque, Hong Kong's...

Petrol bombs, tear gas scar Hong Kong...

Petrol bombs, tear gas scar Hong Kong...

East Asia

Sun, Oct 20 2019

Police used several water canon trucks to disperse protesters, spraying jets of blue-dye into the crowds...

HK protest leaders urge turnout for...

HK protest leaders urge turnout for...

East Asia

Sat, Oct 19 2019

Police declared the march illegal on Friday, citing concerns over public safety, and a court on Saturday...

Hong Kong protesters vow to hit the...

Hong Kong protesters vow to hit the...

East Asia

Sat, Oct 19 2019

Hong Kong has been relatively calm for the past week, with only small, often colourful demonstrations,...

Hong Kong assembly in chaos; attack...

Hong Kong assembly in chaos; attack...

East Asia

Thu, Oct 17 2019

Lam later staged a Facebook Live event to air her policy address and answer pre-submitted questions

Kim Jong's horseback ride spurs policy...

Kim Jong's horseback ride spurs policy...

East Asia

Wed, Oct 16 2019

 Kim also visited the site of a giant construction project in nearby Samjiyon county

Japan typhoon death toll climbs to...

Japan typhoon death toll climbs to...

East Asia

Wed, Oct 16 2019

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said the government would spend $6.5 million to facilitate disaster

US senator warns Hong Kong becoming...

US senator warns Hong Kong becoming...

East Asia

Mon, Oct 14 2019

Protests pushing for greater democratic freedoms and police accountability have raged for the last 19...

Death toll from Typhoon Hagibis rises...

Death toll from Typhoon Hagibis rises...

East Asia

Mon, Oct 14 2019

National broadcaster NHK said the toll had risen to 56 dead, with 15 others missing and over 200 people...

Hong Kong shopping malls, metro close...

Hong Kong shopping malls, metro close...

East Asia

Thu, Oct 10 2019

The Asian financial hub is facing its first recession in a decade due to the unrest, with the tourism...

Carrie Lam: Hong Kong won't rule out...

Carrie Lam: Hong Kong won't rule out...

East Asia

Tue, Oct 8 2019

Hong Kong was virtually locked down over the three-day holiday weekend, with the majority of subway stops...

16,000 flee unrest in Indonesia's...

16,000 flee unrest in Indonesia's...

East Asia

Mon, Oct 7 2019

Several dozen people were killed when violence broke out in Wamena city last month, with some victims...

Xi and Kim hail immortal China-North...

Xi and Kim hail immortal China-North...

East Asia

Sun, Oct 6 2019

North Korea was among the first countries to recognise the People's Republic of China after it was...

Police fire tear gas as large crowds...

Police fire tear gas as large crowds...

East Asia

Sun, Oct 6 2019

A taxi driver was beaten bloody in the district of Sham Shui Po after he drove into a crowd that had...

6 elephants die after falling into waterfall...

6 elephants die after falling into waterfall...

East Asia

Sat, Oct 5 2019

There are around 300 wild elephants in the park, which covers more than 2,000sqkm of forest and...

UN rights chief says troubled by Hong...

UN rights chief says troubled by Hong...

East Asia

Sat, Oct 5 2019

Hardcore protesters trashed dozens of subway stations, vandalised shops with mainland China ties, built...

N Korean, US officials at nuclear talks...

N Korean, US officials at nuclear talks...

East Asia

Sat, Oct 5 2019

North Korea's Kim Myong Gil and Stephen Biegun, the special envoy of US President Donald Trump, are...

Hong Kong brings back colonial-era emergency...

Hong Kong brings back colonial-era emergency...

East Asia

Fri, Oct 4 2019

It is the first time the law has been invoked in 52 years

Mahathir Mohamad: Hong Kong leader should...

Mahathir Mohamad: Hong Kong leader should...

East Asia

Fri, Oct 4 2019

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad -- who at 94 is the world's oldest leader -- said Hong...

Hong Kong set to ban face masks in bid...

Hong Kong set to ban face masks in bid...

East Asia

Thu, Oct 3 2019

Many demonstrators wear face masks to hide their identities and shield themselves from tear gas

9 killed as typhoon lashes South...

9 killed as typhoon lashes South...

East Asia

Thu, Oct 3 2019

The storm hit southern parts of the country on Wednesday night, prompting flood warnings and triggering...