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Top scientist Yuen Kwok-Yung quits Hong Kong University council

A top scientist resigned from the prestigious Hong Kong University’s council Friday amid deepening rifts over the university’s failure to appoint an administrator who supported last year’s pro-democracy protests as...

Ai Weiwei lawyer disputes UK visa snub

The British Embassy in Beijing has restricted a visa for dissident artist Ai Weiwei, alleging that he failed to declare a criminal conviction, a claim that his lawyer disputes.