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What a wedding massacre says about Trump's plan to leave Afghanistan

Mon, 08/19/2019 - 22:00
An ISIS suicide bomber attacked a wedding hall in Kabul at the weekend, providing a bloody backdrop to US-Taliban peace talks.

Protesters set fire to a parliament building in West Papua as demonstrations spread

Mon, 08/19/2019 - 18:00
Thousands of protesters in the provincial capital of Indonesia's West Papua have set fire to a local government building amid widespread demonstrations sparked by alleged police discrimination against Papuan students.

Bangladesh slum fire leaves 10,000 people homeless

Sun, 08/18/2019 - 19:34
More than 10,000 people have been left homeless after a massive fire engulfed a slum in Bangladesh's capital, Dhaka, destroying thousands of shanties, according to Bangladeshi officials.

Hong Kong protesters attempt to restore peace after airport violence

Sun, 08/18/2019 - 14:32
As Hong Kong enters its 11th consecutive weekend of anti-government protests, the city is waiting anxiously to see if both protesters and police can avoid the violent clashes that have characterized recent weeks.

Hong Kong protests enter 11th consecutive weekend

Sun, 08/18/2019 - 13:32
Thounsands of people are marching today in Hong Kong. Follow here for the latest

He spends half his $1300 monthly salary on rent. This is why he's fighting for a fairer Hong Kong

Sun, 08/18/2019 - 09:31
Originally sparked by opposition to a now-suspended extradition bill, the unrest has expanded to include a range of demands tapping into longstanding frustrations over stalled political reform and economic injustice in Hong Kong.

Blast rips through wedding ceremony in Kabul, Afghanistan

Sun, 08/18/2019 - 03:29
A blast at a wedding ceremony in Kabul kill killing six people on Saturday, according to Afghanistan's Interior Ministry spokesman Nasrat Rahimi.

Internet-famous baby dugong dies due to plastic waste

Sat, 08/17/2019 - 19:27
An orphaned baby dugong that attained celebrity status in Thailand has died with plastic waste lining its stomach, prompting a surge of mourning on the internet.

The man taking on Hong Kong from deep inside China's propaganda machine

Sat, 08/17/2019 - 08:24
The editor of one of China's most outspoken state media outlets has doubled down on accusations that the United States is instigating a revolution in Hong Kong, as increasingly violent protests enter their eleventh weekend.

UN Security Council has its first meeting on Kashmir in decades

Sat, 08/17/2019 - 06:23
According to a UN diplomat, council members failed to even come up with a statement to the press -- the lowest level of Council action. UN diplomats said countries disagreed on wording of a statement, with some fearing any comment would escalate tensions or would show bias towards Pakistan by simply holding the meeting.

Hong Kong officials deny protesters a permit for Sunday march

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 23:19
Hong Kong officials have denied permits for a march organized this Sunday by the same group that coordinated massive marches earlier this summer.

Kashmir remains paralyzed by lockdown as resentment simmers

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 22:19
Eleven days after the Indian government suspended all communications in Indian-controlled Kashmir, the disputed region still has no contact with the outside world.

Hong Kong protesters call for 'Mulan' boycott

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 14:16
Liu Yifei, the actress starring in Disney's upcoming live-action "Mulan", waded into the Hong Kong protest controversy on Thursday by expressing support for the Hong Kong police.

Hong Kong protests: The evolution of a movement

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 14:16
How Hong Kong's protest movement went from peaceful marches to an airport occupation.

Hong Kong's police describe their side of the protests

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 02:10
On Thursday, more than two months into the worst unrest this city has seen in decades, senior police officers invited a group of journalists to the towering police headquarters in Hong Kong's Wan Chai district. In the first face-to-face background briefing of its kind with reporters, commanders spoke at length, provided they not be named.

Modi praises India's actions in Kashmir on independence day

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 17:07
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi defended his government's decision to revoke the special status given to Jammu and Kashmir state, saying he was proud that "'one nation, one constitution' has become a reality."

Modi has vowed to ban single-use plastics to fight India's trash crisis

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 17:07
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi vowed to ban single-use plastics in his Independence Day speech in Delhi on Wednesday.

Hong Kong's leaderless protest movement is showing the strains

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 16:06
Hong Kong's protesters want you to know they're sorry.

Nora Quoirin may have died from starvation and stress, say police

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 15:06
Malaysian police say 15-year-old Nora Quoirin, who went missing from a jungle resort, died from intestinal bleeding caused by starvation and stress.

Chinese paramilitary members are gathered near Hong Kong border

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 04:02
As protests continue to sweep through Hong Kong, large numbers of China's paramilitary force are just miles away from Hong Kong's border with mainland China, according to a CNN team on the ground in Shenzhen.