Thousands of protesters readied in Hong Kong on Thursday for more potential clashes with police over a planned extradition law with mainland China, a day after police fired tear gas and rubber bullets at unarmed demonstrators.
A senior Russian diplomat has urged the US to stop using “methods of blatant blackmail and intimidation” aimed at forcing Iran out of a 2015 multilateral nuclear deal, saying Washington will be responsible if the accord collapses.
Rouhani: When US economic war stops, world will witness positive developments
North Korea has stepped up measures to prevent the spread of the highly contagious and deadly African swine fever, its main state newspaper said on Wednesday, breaking its silence on the outbreak, which was first reported in late May.
Violent clashes broke out in Hong Kong on Wednesday as police tried to stop protesters storming the city's parliament, while tens of thousands of people blocked key arteries in a show of strength against government plans to allow extraditions to China.
A letter from Kim Jong-un, the North Korean leader, expressing his condolences on the death of a former South Korean first lady was delivered to South Korean officials at the countries’ border on Wednesday by Kim’s sister, officials said.
South Korea’s exposure to a stressed global manufacturing supply chain has knocked its currency — Asia’s most risk sensitive — to over two-year lows as investors use it as a proxy to bet on the economic costs of a protracted US-China trade war.