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Hong Kong protests: Police surround campus after night of violence

After a fiery overnight stand-off, some protesters tried to leave - but were met with tear gas.

Undocumented marriages between Vietnamese and Laotians in VN border province

Recently, an agreement between the Vietnamese and Lao governments engaging on addressing undocumented migration and marriages has contributed to maintaining safety and order in the locality.

US kicks off withdrawal from Paris Agreement

The United States began on Monday (November 4) the process of withdrawing from the Paris Agreement, according to a statement by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

India air pollution at 'unbearable levels', Delhi minister says

Air pollution in the north of India has "reached unbearable levels," the capital Delhi's Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal says.


Yvette Lundy: French Resistance member who survived Nazi camps dies at 103

Yvette Lundy, a well-known member of the French Resistance and a Nazi concentration camp survivor, has died at the age of 103.


McDonald's boss Steve Easterbrook fired after dating employee

McDonald's has fired its chief executive Steve Easterbrook after he had a relationship with an employee.


Climate change: Asia 'coal addiction' must end, UN chief warns

António Guterres says Asian countries must use greener energy sources to tackle the climate crisis.

Japan festival to show 'comfort women' film after backlash

Organisers of a festival in Kawasaki had initially cancelled the screening citing safety concerns.

Delhi air quality: Severe pollution drives car rationing

Officials hope that car rationing will reduce pollution, but experts doubt its effectiveness.

Doubts over trade pact at SE Asian summit due to India's new demands

Southeast Asian leaders, worried by the U.S.-China trade war, pushed for a deal on what could be the world's largest trade bloc on Sunday as officials worked behind the scenes to try to salvage progress following new demands from India.

Hong Kong protesters trash Xinhua agency office in night of violence

Police fired tear gas at black-clad protesters across Hong Kong on Saturday after they set fire to metro stations and vandalised buildings including China’s official Xinhua news agency in some of the worst violence to hit the city in weeks.

Cambodian court orders arrest of exile opposition leader

The Phnom Penh court on September 16 ordered the arrest of Sam Rainsy, exile leader of the dissolved opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP).