Hong Kong has indefinitely suspended a proposed legislation that would allow extradition to mainland China, after days of protests across the city.
Hong Kong indefinitely suspends extradition bill to 'restore peace'
Chinese President Xi Jinping celebrated his 66th birthday on Saturday with Russian President Vladimir Putin, who Xi considers a close friend and who gave Xi ice cream as a present, Chinese state media reported.
China's Xi celebrates birthday with 'best friend' Putin
Hong Kong's leader on Saturday said a controversial bill that would allow extraditions to China would be "suspended" after a week of unprecedented protests.
Hong Kong suspends extradition bill
The US Trade Representative’s Office on Monday will kick off seven days of testimony from US retailers, manufacturers and other businesses about President Donald Trump’s plan to hit another $300 billion worth of Chinese goods with tariffs.
US to launch public hearings on additional China tariffs next week
Beijing has yielded to Hong Kong’s unique economic status.
Beijing yields to Hong Kong’s financial clout
China has denounced as “crude interference” proposed US legislation for the annual certification of Hong Kong’s autonomy.
China slams US for ‘crude interference’ in Hong Kong
The Shanghai Cooperation Organization is an "effective and constructive" mechanism for promoting multilateral cooperation that plays an important role in maintaining regional peace and stability, the SCO member states say.
SCO plays constructive role in promoting regional peace, stability: Statement
The man accused of shooting dead 51 Muslim worshipers in the Christchurch mosque attacks in March has pleaded not guilty to all charges leveled against him.
Anger as Christchurch mosque attacker pleads not guilty
Five Sri Lankans suspected of having links to Easter Sunday bombings that killed more than 250 people were brought home in police custody on Friday after being deported from Saudi Arabia, police said.
Sri Lanka police bring five Easter bomb suspects back from Saudi Arabia
Japanese PM Abe Shinzo said Iran's Leader made the comment during a meeting in Tehran.
Iran has 'no intentions' to make or use nuclear weapons, Abe says

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