10:45 am October 1, 2014 | No Comment
Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters chanted and booed outside a ceremony to mark the 65th anniversary of Communist China Wednesday, with crowds expected to reach their biggest yet as the city starts a two-day public holiday.
10:26 am October 1, 2014 | No Comment
Seven more bodies have been found by rescuers combing the peak of a Japanese volcano that erupted at the weekend, officials said on Wednesday, taking the death toll to at least 43.
9:27 pm September 30, 2014 | No Comment
Officials from Afghanistan and the United States on Tuesday signed a long-delayed security agreement to allow American troops to stay in the country after the end of the year, filling a campaign promise by new President Ashraf Ghani.
9:21 pm September 30, 2014 | No Comment
Taipei. Taiwan’s leader said on Tuesday that China risked alienating the island’s people and damaging relations if it failed to respond with a “delicate hand” to pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong. The comments by President Ma Ying-jeou came as tens of thousands of protesters extended a blockade of Hong Kong streets, stockpiling supplies and erecting […]
9:16 pm September 30, 2014 | No Comment
The head of the Secret Service took responsibility on Tuesday for security lapses at the White House, saying a recent breach by a knife-wielding intruder was “unacceptable” and would not occur again.
8:16 pm September 30, 2014 | No Comment
Hong Kong demonstrators on Tuesday rejected demands immediately to end rallies that have paralysed the city’s downtown, their numbers swelling for a third night before a national holiday expected to put their campaign for free elections into overdrive.
5:45 pm September 30, 2014 | No Comment
US-led air strikes against Al Qaeda-inspired militants in Syria pose a problem for moderate rebel opponents of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
3:57 pm September 30, 2014 | No Comment
China's refusal to allow free elections in Hong Kong risks an open-ended confrontation that will test how far Beijing will go to stop the city's pro-democracy fever from infecting the mainland.
1:37 pm September 30, 2014 | No Comment
Rescue operations on a Japanese volcano were halted for the day Tuesday because of fears there could be a fresh eruption, officials said, with at least 24 bodies still on the mountain.
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