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The Latest: Hong Kong protest activists reject apology

Jun 16, 2019

Pro-democracy activists helping to drive mass protests in Hong Kong over a proposed extradition law have rejected an apology issued by the city's top local leader

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

Chief of major K-pop label steps down over drug allegations

Jun 14, 2019

The founder of one of the most successful K-Pop music agencies has stepped down amid accusations that he tried to cover up alleged drug use by one of the company's artists

Owner of Japanese oil tanker attacked in Strait of Hormuz says its crew saw Iranian naval vessel nearby

Jun 14, 2019

Owner of Japanese oil tanker attacked in Strait of Hormuz says its crew saw Iranian naval vessel nearby

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