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Hong Kong protesters target party district on potentially hazardous Halloween

Oct 30 2019

HONG KONG Thousands of Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters, many of whom still wear now-banned face-masks, plan to combine with fancy-dress clubbers on Thursday in the party district of Lan Kwai Fong on a potentially dangerous and rowdy Halloween.

Hong Kong protesters call on former ruler Britain to pressure China

Sep 14 2019

HONG KONG, Sept 15 Hong Kong protesters are expected to rally outside the British Consulate on Sunday demanding that the former colonial power ensures China honours its commitments to the city's freedoms.

Afghan capital picks itself up from decades of war, but what next?

Jul 05 2018

KABUL The aging Ariana Afghan Airlines Boeing 727 took off from Islamabad with about 10 passengers, myself included, huddled near the exits, bound for war-torn Kabul months after the 2001 fall of the Taliban.

Scandal, gaffes mar ex-U.N. chief's presidential prospects in South Korea

Jan 24 2017

SEOUL It has been an inauspicious return to crisis-plagued South Korea for former U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon, once the odds-on favorite to be the next president, who has been ensnared in a family corruption scandal and struggled with a skeptical press.

Pakistan military holds first Republic Day parade in seven years

Mar 23 2015

ISLAMABAD Pakistan held its first Republic Day parade in seven years on Monday, full of flag-waving pomp and aerial military expertise, a symbolic show of strength in the war against the Taliban months after a militant attack on a school killed 132 children.

Pakistan military holds first Republic Day parade in seven years

Mar 23 2015

ISLAMABAD Pakistan held its first Republic Day parade in seven years on Monday, full of flag-waving pomp and aerial military expertise, a symbolic show of strength in the war against the Taliban months after a militant attack on a school killed 132 children.

Pakistan military holds first Republic Day parade in seven years

Mar 23 2015

ISLAMABAD Pakistan held its first Republic Day parade in seven years on Monday, full of flag-waving pomp and aerial military expertise, a symbolic show of strength in the war against the Taliban months after a militant attack on a school killed 132 children.

Teddy bears, tea cups grim reminders of Malaysia's missing Flight MH370

Sep 05 2014

A father clutches his daughter's teddy bears, a woman holds her husband's car key, a newly-wed shows off a bedroom decorated for children yet to be born. Six months on, loved ones of passengers on a missing Malaysian airliner derive what comfort they can going forward from what's left behind.

Teddy bears, tea cups grim reminders of Malaysia's missing Flight MH370

Sep 05 2014

A father clutches his daughter's teddy bears, a woman holds her husband's car key, a newly-wed shows off a bedroom decorated for children yet to be born. Six months on, loved ones of passengers on a missing Malaysian airliner derive what comfort they can going forward from what's left behind.

Teddy bears, tea cups grim reminders of Malaysia's missing Flight MH370

Sep 05 2014

Sept 5 A father clutches his daughter's teddy bears, a woman holds her husband's car key, a newly-wed shows off a bedroom decorated for children yet to be born. Six months on, loved ones of passengers on a missing Malaysian airliner derive what comfort they can going forward from what's left behind.

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