Hong Kong man jailed for 9 years in first national security caseChina · 9:28 AM UTC
The first person convicted under Hong Kong's national security law was jailed for nine years on Friday for terrorist activities and inciting secession, judges said, in a watershed ruling with long-term implications for the city's judicial landscape.
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Olympics · 10:37 AM UTCTennis-Djokovic's Golden Slam dreams dashed by Zverev
Novak Djokovic hopes of becoming the first man to complete the Golden Slam were dashed on Friday after he was unexpectedly beaten by Germany's Alexander Zverev in the singles semi-finals at the Tokyo Games on Friday.
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Asia Pacific · 8:56 AM UTCJapan expands state of emergency as COVID-19 surge shadows Olympics
Japan decided on Friday to expand states of emergency to three prefectures near Olympic host Tokyo and the western prefecture of Osaka, as COVID-19 cases spike in the capital and around the country, overshadowing the Summer Games.