First whales caught as Japan resumes commercial hunt after 30 years

Kushiro, Japan, July 2, 2019 - A small Japanese fleet caught their first whales on Monday in Japan’s first commercial hunt in more than...

Fresh protests erupt as Hong Kong braces for annual rally to mark handover

Hong Kong, July 1, 2019 - Hundreds of protesters faced off with riot police early on Monday, the anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to...

Trump sets foot in North Korea, agrees with Kim to resume talks

Panmunjom, South Korea - President Donald Trump became the first sitting U.S. president to set foot in North Korea on Sunday when he met...

U.S., North Korea in behind-the-scenes talks over third summit, Moon says

Seoul, June 26, 2019 - The United States is in behind-the-scenes talks with North Korea over a possible third summit and has proposed working-level...

Hong Kong activists call on G20 leaders to help ‘liberate’ city

Hong Kong, July 26, 2019 - More than one thousand protesters marched to major foreign consulates in Hong Kong on Wednesday, urging leaders at...

Hong Kong leader signals end to extradition bill but refuses to quit

Hong Kong, June 18, 2019 - Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Tuesday signaled the end of a controversial extradition bill that she promoted...

China stands by Hong Kong leader after days of street protests

Hong Kong, June 17, 2019 - China doubled down on its support for Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Monday after days of protests...

Hong Kong leader says sorry as protesters insist she quits

Hong Kong, June 16, 2019 - Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam apologized to its people on Sunday as an estimated 1 million-plus black-clad protesters...

Support wavers in Hong Kong for bill allowing extraditions to China after protests

Hong Kong, June 14, 2019 - Cracks appeared to emerge on Friday in the support base for a proposed Hong Kong law that would...

Hong Kong police fire rubber bullets as extradition bill protests turn to chaos

Hong Kong, June 12, 2019 - Hong Kong police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at demonstrators who threw plastic bottles on Wednesday as...