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Moreno agrees to swap fuel subsidy cut with policy to aid...

Deal between govt and indigenous leaders ends unrest, curfew in capital.

Protesters plan more rallies after weekend of unrest in HK

Activists plan to gather at Chater Garden in Admiralty district near government headquarters.

Pompeo urges NBA to stand up to China

The Chinese Communist Party can withstand a singular tweet, says US secretary of state.

NBA, Nets cancel Shanghai media event

Comes amid public relations crisis sparked by tweet from Houston Rockets executive.

First HK protesters appear in court for defying mask ban

A male university student and a 38-year-old woman were the first two people to be charged.

HK court rejects mask ban challenge as fresh protests break out

A senior judge dismisses the injunction demand.

HK millionaires seek Irish residency amid unrest

About 100 residents contacted a firm promoting Ireland’s immigrant investor programme.

Baghdad curfew lifted, death toll up to 72

The protests over unfair distribution of jobs, lack of services and government corruption erupted on Tuesday in Baghdad and quickly spread to other Iraqi cities.

India clampdown hits Kashmir’s Silicon Valley

IT businesses are losing customers as a result of the internet and mobile phone crackdown in Kashmir.

Strife-torn Hong Kong dropped from next year’s Formula E

This will be the first time the financial hub will not be part of the race calendar since 2016.

Calls grow for curfew, face mask ban in tension-filled HK

Controversial colonial era-emergency law allows the chief executive to make ‘any regulations whatsoever’ to ensure public security.

Intense HK clashes ahead of China’s 70th anniversary

Protesters have dubbed China’s National Day celebrations as 'Day of Grief'.

HK leader to leave unrest behind to spend National Day in...

Demonstrators chanted anti-government slogans in a New Territories shopping mall as pro-China demonstrators sang the Chinese national anthem.

US academic denied HK entry after Congress testimony

Dan Garrett believes his denial of entry has got something to do with his testimony to Congress.

Thousands of scared Papuans scramble to flee unrest

Residents fear 'lives at risk' after violent protests killed over two dozen.

‘Umbrella’ generation changes approach due to failure

The failure of the ‘Umbrella Movement’ has led to protesters taking a more hardline approach this time around.

Hong Kong leader to hold first community talks in bid to...

Carrie Lam will hold a dialogue with 150 members of the community, with each participant given around three minutes to express their views.

20 killed, scores hurt in fresh unrest in Papua

Clashes broke out after fight between students from different schools in Wamena.

HK demonstrators turn popular songs into protest anthems

Protesters get creative to show their detest toward the Hong Kong police.

HK avoids airport protest but tensions rise at mall rally

Thousands gathered inside a mall in the northern town of Sha Tin to sing protest songs and make origami cranes.

HK police, protesters clash in 16th weekend of rallies

Multiple protesters were seen being arrested in the clashes, which were less sustained than the intense battles of previous weekends.

PM Khan warns Pakistanis against jihad in Kashmir

Imran Khan warns that India is waiting for an excuse to crack down on Kashmir.

Hong Kong’s air traffic tumbles as protests deter visitors

Hong Kong International Airport handled 6 million passengers in August, down 12.4% from a year earlier.

HK police fire tear gas, blue water jets at petrol-bomb throwing...

Police warns the protesters to stop their illegal acts and leave the scene immediately.