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Protesters pushed to the brink by China's strict COVID measures in Shanghai called for the removal of the country's all-powerful leader and clashed with police Sunday as crowds took to the streets in several cities in an astounding challenge to the…
By Dake Kang, Huizhong Wu, Associated Press
Authorities in China's western Xinjiang region opened up some neighborhoods in the capital of Urumqi on Saturday after residents held extraordinary late-night demonstrations against the city's draconian “zero-COVID” lockdown that had lasted more than three months.
By Huizhong Wu, Dake Kang, Associated Press
China is holding its most important political meeting in decades. The Communist Party’s 20th National Congress will see a shake-up of the country’s leadership but the top job is all but secured with President Xi Jinping to remain at the…
By Patrick Fok
In our news wrap Monday, new violence erupted in Iran amid anti-government protests over the death of a young woman in police custody, North Korea said recent missile tests simulated the use of nuclear weapons to hit South Korean and…
In our news wrap Wednesday, Russian President Vladimir Putin is defying pressure to halt the war in Ukraine and insisting Moscow will forge ahead, former President Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama unveiled their official portraits at the White…
In our news wrap Tuesday, violence between rival factions in Iraq leaves 30 dead and dozens more wounded in Baghdad, the U.S. Navy says Iran tried to snatch its unmanned surveillance vessel in international waters, fighting raged in Ukraine as…
By Associated Press
Hong Kong had closed water sports venues during an outbreak of the highly transmissible omicron variant but has been reducing restrictions as cases decline.
By Joe McDonald, Associated Press
Anti-virus controls are shutting down some of China's biggest cities and fueling public irritation as infections rise.
The Beijing Winter Olympics officially begin Friday. The Games are usually a celebration of sport and co-existence, but this year, the U.S. and some allied governments are boycotting diplomatically and accusing China of human rights abuses. Nick Schifrin reports on…
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