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Djokovic recovers from slow start to put Serbia 2-0 over Russia

The lone household name in this weekend's Davis Cup World Group first round, Novak Djokovic, had to shake off the rust Friday before posting a singles victory...

Pro-democracy lawmaker Nathan Law attacked at Hong Kong airport

Pro-independence Hong Kong legislator Nathan Law was attacked Sunday night at the city's international airport by a group of pro-Beijing, anti-independence...

Northern China drops pollution warnings as smog moves south

People in northern China were Monday enjoying a rare respite from choking air pollution as the smog which choked the area for weeks moved to the country's...

Hong Kong democrats secure record number of seats on leader committee

Hong Kong's democrats secured a record number of seats on a committee that will select the city's leader for the next five years, reports said on...

Hong Kong begins process to elect next leader

Hong Kong residents began to cast ballots on Sunday to vote for the members of a committee that will select its leader for the next five years. The voting...

Lawmaker: Hong Kong government wants to unseat four more legislators

Four more lawmakers may be unseated from the city's legislature, as the government confirmed Friday it will launch a second legal challenge against pro-...

Hong Kong court bars pro-independence lawmakers from legislature

Two controversial advocates of Hong Kong's independence from China have been barred from taking their place on the city's legislature by the courts, reports...

British banker found guilty of gruesome double murder in Hong Kong

A former banker was found guilty by a Hong Kong court Tuesday after brutally murdering two young Indonesians in a case that shocked the island. The 31-year-...

Hong Kong moves to enact controversial law after China bars lawmakers

Hong Kong will move to enact a controversial piece of security legislation, amid political divisions in the territory over two opposition politicians banned...

Police move in on Hong Kong protesters as Beijing plans intervention

Police have corralled protestors and were pushing them away from a police station in Hong Kong early Monday after an hours-long standoff. Thousands of...

Beijing reviews, defends intervention into Hong Kong council row

Chinese legislators have defended their intervention into a Hong Kong constitutional row saying they are tackling a "grave threat to national sovereignty and...

Wozniacki claims 25th career title with Hong Kong victory

Caroline Wozniacki struggled over three sets with Kristina Mladenovic before finishing off a 6-1, 6-7 (4-7), 6-2 victory at the Hong Kong Open to earn the 25th...

Hong Kong lawmakers demand independence from China during oath-taking

Several Hong Kong lawmakers disrupted the swearing-in ceremony of Hong Kong's legislative council on Wednesday to demand independence from China. Hong Kong...

Thailand deports Hong Kong activist over "national security" concerns

Thailand deported Hong Kong student activist Joshua Wong on Wednesday over "national security" concerns, the Thai prime minister's office said in a statement...

Young protest movement activists win seats in Hong Kong elections

Fresh faces from the youth protest movement advocating more autonomy from Beijing were elected to Hong Kong's legislature on Monday. Recently formed...

Record number cast votes in crucial Hong Kong elections

Hong Kong saw a record number of voters turn out Sunday to take part in an election that could determine its democratic future, as the city comes under...

Hong Kong election puts asylum seekers under surprise spotlight

With just 11,000 asylum seekers in a metropolis of more than 7 million, Hong Kong has rarely paid attention to these arrivals from abroad, until this year's...

China approves Hong Kong-Shenzhen stock exchange link

China has approved a long-awaited link between the Hong Kong and Shenzhen stock markets, state media reported on Tuesday, about two years after a similar link...

Hundreds rally for Hong Kong independence after election controversy

More than 1,000 people filled the space of two football pitches in a Hong Kong park on Friday, showing support for independence from China after candidates...

North Korean defects in South Korean consulate in Hong Kong: reports

A North Korean defector was believed to be holed up Thursday inside the South Korean consulate in Hong Kong seeking refuge, news reports said. The consulate...

Hong Kong convicts student leaders of illegal assembly

Student leaders of pro-democracy protests in 2014 were found guilty of illegal assembly by a Hong Kong court on Thursday, as Amnesty International said the...

Hong Kong student leaders convicted of illegal assembly

Student leaders of pro-democracy protests in 2014 were found guilty of illegal assembly by a Hong Kong court, local media reported Thursday. Joshua Wong and...

Tokyo stocks tumble on Brexit fears

Japanese shares fell around 3.5 per cent on Monday as uncertainty continued to hang over Britain's referendum on its European Union membership. The...

Thousands in Hong Kong protest march over missing booksellers

Thousands of people took to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday to protest at the mysterious disappearance of five booksellers amid suspicions of China's...

Croatia can be China's gateway to Europe

Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic on Sunday visited Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China where she held talks...
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