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Pro-independence activists arrested in Hong Kong

Two Hong Kong independence activists who were barred from taking up their seats as lawmakers last year were arrested Wednesday and charged over chaos at the city’s parliament, their office said. Baggio Leung and Yau Wai-ching were arrested at their apartments and are to be charged with “illegal assembly,” according ...

South Korea tourist numbers plummet in China boycott

Apr 25, 2017

South Korea tourist numbers plummet in China boycott

South Korea’s tourist industry has been hammered by China’s boycott over the deployment of U.S. missile defense system, with visitor numbers from the Asian giant plummeting 40 percent in March, a survey showed. Beijing banned Chinese tour groups from visiting the South from March ...

Apr 24, 2017

Police fire at student protesters in Indian Kashmir

Police fired into a crowd of stone-throwing students in Indian Kashmir on Monday as violence in the disputed region intensified. Hundreds of student protesters shouted “We want freedom” and “Go India, go back” as they fought with government forces after taking to the streets ...