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Indonesian Militant Gets 15 Years in Jail Over Bali Attacks

Indonesian Militant Gets 15 Years in Jail Over Bali Attacks

An Islamic militant who eluded capture for 18 years was sentenced to 15 years in prison on Wednesday after an…
How China’s National Security Law for Hong Kong Could Extend to Taiwan and Beyond

How China’s National Security Law for Hong Kong Could Extend to Taiwan and Beyond

SAN FRANCISCO —  Analysts increasingly fear that Beijing’s national security law, initially aimed at quelling dissent in Hong Kong, may…
Hong Kong to Kill 2,000 Animals After Hamsters Get COVID

Hong Kong to Kill 2,000 Animals After Hamsters Get COVID

HONG KONG —  Hong Kong authorities said Tuesday that they will kill about 2,000 small animals, including hamsters, after several…
First Reports of Damages from Tonga in Wake of Volcanic Eruption and Tsunami

First Reports of Damages from Tonga in Wake of Volcanic Eruption and Tsunami

Regional governments and international aid agencies are reporting significant damage to Tonga’s main island following last Saturday’s undersea volcanic eruption…
China’s Himalayan Build-Up Extends to Disputed Bhutan Border

China’s Himalayan Build-Up Extends to Disputed Bhutan Border

NEW DELHI —  China’s construction of villages and settlements along its Himalayan borders has extended to disputed territories in Bhutan,…
interest rates, OPEC report, dollar moves

interest rates, OPEC report, dollar moves

SINGAPORE — Asia-Pacific markets were set to inch higher Tuesday following a quiet day on Wall Street where the U.S.…
Scientists Struggle to Monitor Tonga Volcano After Massive Eruption

Scientists Struggle to Monitor Tonga Volcano After Massive Eruption

SINGAPORE —  Scientists are struggling to monitor an active volcano that erupted off the South Pacific island of Tonga at…
China’s Xi says countries must abandon Cold War mentality

China’s Xi says countries must abandon Cold War mentality

Founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum (WEF) Klaus Schwab listens to Chinese President Xi Jinping at the…
Huge Tonga Volcanic Eruption Caused ‘Significant Damage’

Huge Tonga Volcanic Eruption Caused ‘Significant Damage’

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND —  A massive volcanic eruption in Tonga that triggered tsunami waves around the Pacific caused “significant damage”…
Djokovic Out of Australian Open as Court Upholds Deportation

Djokovic Out of Australian Open as Court Upholds Deportation

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA —  Novak Djokovic’s hopes of playing at the Australian Open were dashed Sunday after a court dismissed the…