U.S. authorities want to try Assange on espionage charges that carry a maximum sentence of 175 years in prison over the 2010 publication of hundreds of thousands of secret military documents and diplomatic cables.
By Jill Lawless, Associated Press
The case has infuriated Beijing, caused a diplomatic uproar and added to tensions between China and the United States.
By Jim Morris, Rob Gillies, Associated Press
Carlos Ghosn was once in the driver’s seat of two of the world’s most iconic automakers -- and credited with saving both from insolvency. But Ghosn went from the pinnacle of the corporate world to facing criminal allegations, a record…
By John Yang
In Hong Kong, nearly two million people took to the streets in a sweeping show of support for democracy in the Chinese territory. The demonstrations remained peaceful, and Hong Kong police praised the absence of violence. But Chinese military forces…
By Bruce Harrison
In our news wrap Friday, pro-democracy demonstrations resumed in Hong Kong, amid suspicion China could send in paramilitary forces to counter them. Hong Kong police insisted they would maintain control as thousands of students rallied against Beijing’s rule. Meanwhile, in…
In our news wrap Friday, pressure is rising in Hong Kong to scrap a bill that would allow extradition to mainland China. The proposed law has sparked mass protests and violent clashes with police, and now, several former senior officials…
By Associated Press
Judge Emma Arbuthnot set a full extradition hearing for Feb. 25, 2020. It is expected to last about five days.
By Associated Press
Germany's foreign minister welcomed the release Sunday of Dogan Akhanli, a German writer detained in Spain on a Turkish warrant.
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Friday, Congress signed off on the first of President Trump's picks to fill out his cabinet, nearly unanimously voting to approve Defense Secretary James Mattis and Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly. Also, Mexican drug lord "El…
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