China may not recognize British-issued Hong Kong passports

BEIJING (AP) — China’s foreign ministry said Friday it may decide not to recognize British-issued passports for Hong Kong residents in retaliation for London’s moves to open a path to citizenship for ...

Thailand protesters look to Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement for inspiration

For weeks, protesters in Thailand's capital, Bangkok, have taken to the streets equipped with hard hats, goggles and gas masks. They use umbrellas as shields against water cannons and tear gas fir...

Hong Kong summons German consul in friction over asylum case

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's consul general to Hong Kong was brought in for talks, following reports Berlin had granted asylum to a student who faced prosecution for demonstrating against the city's extrad...

Green Party Taiwan, NGOs hold press conference in solidarity with Thailand's pro-democracy protesters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Over a dozen NGOs, political advocacy groups, and student organizations came together in Taipei Thursday (Oct. 22) to raise awareness of the pro-democracy movement in Thai...

German arrest order for Panama Papers lawyers faces hurdle

PANAMA CITY (AP) — A German arrest order for two Panamanian lawyers whose firm was at the center of an international tax evasion scandal faces a substantial obstacle: Panama’s constitution prohibits t...

Germany grants Hong Kong pro-democracy protester asylum

BERLIN (AP) — A 22-year-old university student from Hong Kong says she has been given refugee status by Germany after demonstrating against the city's extradition law. Germany’s Fede...

UN judge orders Rwandan genocide suspect sent to The Hague

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — An 87-year-old Rwandan genocide suspect being held in France will be sent temporarily to a United Nations court in the Netherlands for a medical assessment amid concerns ...

Think tank urges China to release Canadian employee

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The president of the International Crisis Group used a high-level U.N. Security Council meeting attended by China’s foreign minister Tuesday to appeal for the release of the thin...

Ex-Mexican defense secretary is denied bail on drug charges

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A judge denied bail to Mexico's former defense secretary on Tuesday on charges of helping a Mexican cartel smuggle drugs to the United States in exchange for bribes, casting aside an ...

China accuses Canada of condoning alleged anti-China remarks

BEIJING (AP) — China said Monday that it has complained to Canada for allegedly condoning anti-China comments that appeared in Canadian media following controversial remarks made by the Chinese ambass...

Man arrested for vandalizing Hong Kong-supporting restaurant with feces in Taipei

Taiwan News (TAIPEI) — A man has been arrested for allegedly vandalizing with feces a Taipei restaurant that was established to provide Hongkongers living in exile with work. Around noon on F...

Trudeau: Canada won't stop calling for human rights in China

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Friday his government will not stop standing up for human rights in China. On Thursday, the Chinese ambassador to ...

Taiwan's govt insists HK sign accord before it accepts murder suspect

The Mainland Affairs Council on Thursday (Oct. 15) reiterated its stance that Taiwan and Hong Kong must first clarify jurisdiction-related issues between the two sides before Taiwanese authorities acc...

Illinois defends plan to send teen to Wisconsin in 2 deaths

WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — Any claims about what happened in Wisconsin have no role in whether to extradite an Illinois teenager to that state to face charges in the killing of two protesters, prosecutors ...

China envoy warns Canada against granting protesters asylum

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The Chinese ambassador to Canada warned the Trudeau government on Thursday not to grant asylum to Hong Kong residents fleeing a widely criticized national security law imposed b...