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August 2, 2021, 3:22 pm
HONG KONG—One of Hong Kong’s most prominent singers has been charged with corruption for a performance he gave at a 2018 rally to support a
August 2, 2021, 3:00 pm
A well-connected Turkish businessman currently sits in a Vienna jail, awaiting his fate in an extradition contest between the U.S. and Turkey. Both want him
August 2, 2021, 3:00 pm
HONG KONG—Chinese authorities said 302 people had died during severe flooding that hit the central province of Henan last month, a sharp increase in the
August 2, 2021, 12:10 pm
WASHINGTON—The U.S. will expand eligibility for Afghans seeking admission to the U.S. as refugees, the State Department said, citing increasing levels of Taliban violence amid
August 2, 2021, 12:00 pm
Banks are cutting off funding for new coal-fueled power plants in poorer Asian countries, a move that could hasten the shift toward cleaner energy sources in some
August 2, 2021, 12:00 pm
TOKYO—A Belarusian Olympic athlete received a Polish visa after she resisted her team’s attempts to send her home from Tokyo against her will in the
August 1, 2021, 9:00 pm
The U.S. joined the U.K. and Israel Sunday in blaming Iran for a fatal drone strike last week on an Israeli-linked tanker near the coast
August 1, 2021, 6:38 pm
Myanmar’s junta leader has pledged to hold democratic elections within two years, extending a state of emergency imposed by the military when it overthrew the
August 1, 2021, 6:38 pm
TOKYO—A Belarusian sprinter who had publicly criticized the country’s national coaches at the Tokyo Olympics said Sunday in a social-media video that she was taken
August 1, 2021, 3:00 pm
TAIPEI—China’s #MeToo advocates for accountability in cases of sexual misconduct have often run up against a state more concerned about preventing disturbances to public order.