Crime

The Latest: Hong Kong democracy activists granted bail

Aug 30, 2019

The pro-democracy group Demosisto says Hong Kong activists Joshua Wong and Agnes Chow have been granted bail

China ban on some textbooks seen aimed at Uighur culture

Aug 27, 2019

Detained textbook editor illustrates how even Uighurs who toed the China's party line have been rebranded enemies of the state amid a sprawling system of surveillance and detention in Xinjiang

Norwegian man gets bail in Thai resort tourist killing

Aug 26, 2019

Police in Thailand's southern resort island of Phuket say a Norwegian man charged with manslaughter in the death of a British tourist has been released on 400,000 baht ($13,070) bail but is barred from leaving the country

Hong Kong's evolving protests: Voices from the front lines

Aug 20, 2019

Protesters on the front lines in Hong Kong explain how largely peaceful marches against proposed changes to the city's extradition law morphed into a summer of tear gas and rubber bullets

Protesters burn parliament building in Indonesia's Papua

Aug 19, 2019

Thousands of protesters in Indonesia's West Papua province have set fire to a local parliament building

Judge postpones 2nd corruption trial of Malaysia's former PM

Aug 19, 2019

A judge has delayed by a week the second trial of former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak for alleged corruption linked to the multibillion-dollar looting of the 1MDB state investment fund

The Latest: Organizers say 1.7 million at Hong Kong rally

Aug 18, 2019

Organizers say at least 1.7 million people turned out for the latest pro-democracy rally in Hong Kong

Family seeks more answers to London teen's death in Malaysia

Aug 17, 2019

The family of a 15-year-old London teen who was found dead nine days after she disappeared from a Malaysian forest resort has claimed her body

Hong Kong Umbrella Movement leader released on bail

Aug 15, 2019

A leader of 2014 pro-democracy protests has been released on bail as Hong Kong's government attempts to quell a movement that has paralyzed parts of the city and its airport and led to hundreds of arrests

Malaysia conducts autopsy to find cause of death of UK teen

Aug 14, 2019

Malaysian doctors are conducting a lengthy autopsy to determine the cause of death of a 15-year-old London teen whose naked body was found nine days after she disappeared from a nature resort