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Sanctions bill aimed at Lebanon over detained US citizen

Sanctions bill aimed at Lebanon over detained US citizen

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire senator is sponsoring a bill to ban visas and freeze assets of Lebanese officials involved in the...
China says world should stick to 'One China' after Tsai win

China says world should stick to ‘One China’ after Tsai win

BEIJING (AP) — China said Sunday that the world should abide by the idea that there is only one China, ruled by the Communist...
Q&A: How a woman's death got tangled in Hong Kong politics

Q&A | How a woman’s death got tangled in Taiwan, Hong Kong politics

TAIPEI (AP) — Around Valentine's Day last year, the decomposing body of a pregnant Hong Kong woman, 21-year-old Poon Hiu-wing, turned up in the...
Report: Giuliani settles long divorce from his third wife

Report: Giuliani settles long divorce from his third wife

NEW YORK (AP) — Former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani and his third wife have reached a settlement in a yearslong court battle...
'Time is everything': World braces for spread of new virus

‘Time is everything’: World braces for spread of new virus

China's massive travel restrictions, house-to-house checks, huge isolation wards and lockdowns of entire cities bought the world valuable time to prepare for the global...
China virus death toll rises to 722 with 31,774 cases

China virus death toll rises to 722 with 31,774 cases

BEIJING (AP) — The death toll in the viral outbreak in mainland China has risen to 722, while new cases jumped to 31,774, reversing...
S. Korea reports 161 more virus cases, worries about spread

S. Korea reports 161 more virus cases, worries about spread

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea on Monday reported 161 more cases of a new virus that has spread rapidly around a southwestern...
Taiwan leader gets election boost from unlikely place: China

Analysis | President gets election boost from unlikely place: China

TAIPEI (AP) — A year ago, President Tsai Ing-wen was on the ropes. Then she got a boost from an unexpected corner: Chinese President...

Q&A | Why hundreds of thousands protested in Hong Kong?

BEIJING (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets of Hong Kong over the weekend to protest a legislative proposal that...
Pompeo blasts China, Iran for response to virus outbreak

Pompeo blasts China, Iran for response to virus outbreak

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday hit out at China and Iran for their response to the outbreak of coronavirus,...

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