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Hong Kong leader says special status can endure beyond 2047

Hong Kong leader says special status can endure beyond 2047

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam said Thursday that the ''one country, two systems'' framework under which the city enjoys freedoms...
Patient in Japan confirmed as having new virus from China

Patient in Japan confirmed as having new virus from China

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's government said Thursday a man treated for pneumonia after returning from China has tested positive for the new coronavirus identified...
Ghosn's Japan lawyer quits after client's flight to Lebanon

Ghosn’s Japan lawyer quits after client’s flight to Lebanon

TOKYO (AP) — One of the Japanese lawyers for former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn has stepped down from that job after Ghosn fled the...
Trade deal: US eases sanctions, China to buy more US exports

Trade deal: U.S. eases sanctions, China to buy more US exports

The United States and China signed an initial trade pact Wednesday, easing tensions between the world's two largest economies. A look at highlights of...
AP FACT CHECK: Trump's false superlative on China deal

AP Fact Check | Trump’s false superlative on China deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday falsely proclaimed his trade deal with China to be the world's largest agreement. The deal...
Treason trial begins of Cambodia opposition leader Kem Sokha

Treason trial begins of Cambodia opposition leader Kem Sokha

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The trial of a top Cambodian opposition leader charged with treason began Wednesday, more than two years after he...
UK's Johnson says Huawei critics should suggest alternatives

UK’s Johnson says Huawei critics should suggest alternatives

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Tuesday that opponents of Huawei should suggest alternatives to the Chinese technology company as countries...
Deputy prime minister calls Japan a nation with single race

Deputy prime minister calls Japan a nation with single race

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's deputy prime minister described the country as the only one in the world with a single race, language and 2,000-year-old...
SKorea's Moon could seek exemption of UN sanctions on NKorea

S. Korea’s Moon could seek exemption of UN sanctions on Pyongyang

SEOUL (AP) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Tuesday that he could push for exemptions of U.N. sanctions placed on North Korea as...
Philippine volcano spews lava, ash for 3rd day, 30,000 flee

Philippine volcano spews lava, ash for 3rd day, 30,000 flee

TAGAYTAY, Philippines (AP) — A volcano near the Philippine capital spewed lava, ash and steam and trembled constantly Tuesday on the third day of...

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