EXCLUSIVE HK’s Apple Daily to shut within days, says Jimmy Lai adviserAsia Pacific · 7:45 AM UTC
Hong Kong pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily will be forced to shut "in a matter of days" after authorities froze the company's assets under a national security law, an adviser to jailed owner Jimmy Lai told Reuters on Monday.
EuropeFrench far right irked by election results, southern region in play
TechnologyCryptocurrencies tumble amid China crackdown on bitcoin miners
Asia PacificAustralia's new deputy PM casts shadow over 2050 net zero emissions ambition
BusinessGerman union calls for Amazon workers to strike on ‘Prime Day’
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AfricaEthiopians to vote in what government bills as first free election
British supermarket group Morrisons rejected a $7.6 billion buyout offer from private-equity firm Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, saying it’s far too low … U.S. auto safety regulators opened 30 investigations into Tesla crashes involving 10 deaths in which advanced driver assistance systems might have been in use … And Ikea was fined $1.2 million for spying on its French employees
Asia Pacific · 6:00 AM UTCNew U.S. envoy for North Korea looks forward to 'positive response' on dialogue
The United States' new top envoy for North Korea said on Monday in Seoul that he looks forward to a "positive response soon" on dialogue from North Korea.
U.S.Thunderstorms cause damage in Chicago and leave thousands in the dark
Severe thunderstorms tore through the Chicago area on Sunday night after the National Weather Service said that a "confirmed large and extremely dangerous tornado" had touched down near Woodridge, a village in Illinois, causing damage to the area.