HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong authorities say they will remove some barricades from part of a pro-democracy protest site in Mong Kok district, scene of previous violent confrontations with police and angry mobs.
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s Roman Catholic church says Pope Francis’ visit in January should not be politicized and that papal images should not be used in the presidential election campaign.
BANGKOK (AP) — A military court in junta-ruled Thailand has sentenced a web editor to 4 1/2 years in jail for publishing an article five years ago that it said defamed the nation’s king.
VIENNA (AP) — Talks on Iran’s nuclear program appear likely to run beyond their Monday midnight deadline, but China’s foreign minister says negotiators are still working on elements of a deal. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif agreed Sunday to start discussion on
BEIJING (AP) — China has defended its land reclamation in a disputed area of the South China Sea and says it is for public service use, although a London-based security group says the new island could host an airfield to intimidate neighbors.