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Hong Kong marchers gather as protester's death mourned

Jun 16, 2019

Hong Kong is bracing for another massive protest over an unpopular extradition bill, a week after the crisis brought as many as 1 million into the streets

UN counterterrorism chief makes controversy trip to Xinjiang

Jun 16, 2019

China says the U.N. counterterrorism chief has visited Xinjiang despite protests from the U.S. and a rights group that the trip would be inappropriate in light of the human rights conditions in the far west region

The Latest: Hong Kong leadership meets as protests loom

Jun 15, 2019

Hong Kong's chief executive has meet with her Executive Council as pressure mounts for her to delay or withdraw an unpopular extradition bill

AP PHOTOS: Umbrellas, a Hong Kong protest symbol, broken

Jun 15, 2019

AP PHOTOS: Umbrellas, a symbol of Hong Kong protests, are silent victims after clashes with police

Hong Kong on edge as pressure grows to delay fugitive bill

Jun 15, 2019

Pressure on Hong Kong's chief executive Carrie Lam has been mounting, with signs emerging that she may delay an unpopular extradition bill that has drawn hundreds of thousands of people into the streets in protest

The Latest: Hong Kong protesters sing hymns, slam violence

Jun 13, 2019

Hymns and reproach from Hong Kong protesters after clashes with police over extradition bill

China's trade rep says 'external pressures' can help economy

Jun 13, 2019

Chinese media say the country's top trade negotiator has told a forum in Shanghai that "external pressures" can help the economy

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen wins ruling party primary, setting up likely run for re-election in January

Jun 13, 2019

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen wins ruling party primary, setting up likely run for re-election in January

Hong Kong traffic flowing day after political crisis flared

Jun 13, 2019

Traffic restored in the heart of Hong Kong day after clashes between police and protesters who oppose legislation that would allow criminal suspects to be sent to mainland China for trial

Hong Kong protesters vow to keep fighting extradition law

Jun 12, 2019

Hong Kong students and civil rights activists vowed to keep protesting a proposed extradition bill that has become a lightning rod for concerns over greater Chinese control and erosion of civil liberties in the former British colony

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