The Latest: Kyoto animation boss says company got threats

Jul 18, 2019

Boss of Kyoto animation company gutted in fire says it got death threats

UN finds organized crime expanding in Southeast Asia

Jul 18, 2019

A U.N. report says organized crime syndicates in Southeast Asia are flourishing in the illegal trafficking of drugs, wildlife, counterfeit goods and people

Hong Kong elders march in support of young demonstrators

Jul 17, 2019

Thousands of Hong Kong senior citizens, including a popular actress, are marching in a show of support for youths at the forefront of monthlong protests against a contentious extradition bill in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory

Hong Kong protests expand to oppose China, with no end near

Jul 17, 2019

What began as a protest against an extradition bill has ballooned into a fundamental challenge to the way Hong Kong is governed and the role of the Chinese government in the city's affairs

Former Mitsubishi workers seek assets sale for forced labor

Jul 16, 2019

Colonial-era Korean laborers seek approval for the sale of assets of former Japanese employer

Duterte 'seriously considering' cutting ties with Iceland

Jul 16, 2019

The Philippine president is "seriously considering" cutting diplomatic ties with Iceland, which spearheaded a resolution initiating a UN investigation into the thousands of deaths of suspects under his anti-drug crackdown

China's economy growth cools further amid US tariff war

Jul 15, 2019

China's economic growth fall to 26-year low, adding to pressure on Chinese leaders in tariff fight with Trump

Hong Kong protesters march in new outpouring of grievances

Jul 14, 2019

Protesters in Hong Kong demand investigation of complaints of police violence, resignation of territory's leader in new outpouring of grievances against government

Clashes erupt as Hong Kong protest targets Chinese traders

Jul 13, 2019

Several thousand people have marched in Hong Kong against traders from mainland China in what is fast becoming a summer of unrest in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory

Indonesia leader meets defeated rival after divisive poll

Jul 13, 2019

Indonesia's president and his defeated election rival met for the first time since the divisive April poll, signaling a calming of political tensions in the world's third-largest democracy

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Jun 20, 2019

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Global shares mixed ahead of Fed rate decision

Jun 19, 2019

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