Police fired tear gas on Sunday to disperse thousands of pro-democracy protesters, who had blocked the main thoroughfare leading to Hong Kong’s financial district and assembled in front of government headquarters this weekend.
By Carey Reed
The grassroots pro-democracy group "Occupy Central" is pushing for greater freedom in the 2017 elections, including the right to choose the candidates that make it onto the ballot.
By PBS NewsHour
Nearly two decades after China took control of Hong Kong from the United Kingdom, the rules governing the city-state’s autonomy remain undefined. The New Yorker ‘s Evan Osnos, author of "Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the…
At the peak of a stifling hot Tuesday, a historic number of Hong Kong activists marched over three miles in support of elections free from Chinese oversight.
Former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden was expected to board a flight Cuba Monday, but his seat was empty and his whereabouts unknown. Margaret Warner reports on Snowden's flight from the law and the exasperation of American officials in trying to…
Chinese officials were quick to condemn Google's decision to move its search engine from mainland of China because of censorship and deterioration of the relationship following hacking in January. Gwen Ifill gets two points of view on the deteriorating relationship…
Google announced Monday that it will move its search portal from the Chinese mainland to Hong Kong because of dissatisfaction with censorship and Internet security. Gwen Ifill reports.
In other news Monday, Google announced it has moved its search engine from China to Hong Kong to circumvent censorship laws on the mainland and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said that new settlements in East Jerusalem would undermine the…
Japan's economy climbed out of yearlong recession in the second quarter, the government said Monday, expanding 3.7 percent at an annual pace as it joined Germany, France and other regions that appear to be emerging from the global financial crisis.
The World Health Organization is expected to declare H1N1 flu a pandemic as the number of cases continues to grow worldwide. Ray Suarez speaks to WHO Director Margaret Chan in Geneva.
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