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World Briefing: Pakistan: Court Acquits a Suspect Charged in the Murder of Daniel Pearl

published about 2 hours ago
A Pakistani court on Friday acquitted one of the main suspects in the 2002 murder of the American journalist Daniel Pearl.

Pro-Beijing Lawmaker Says Hong Kong Leader Should Think About Quitting

published about 9 hours ago
The remark was the first time that a prominent member of the city’s business elite has openly called on Leung Chun-ying to step down.

New Japanese Trade Minister Brings Fresh Crises for Abe

published about 12 hours ago
Potentially damaging revelations surrounding the trade minister and one of his aides have added to pressure on Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

Hong Kong Stars Face Mainland Backlash Over Support for Protests

published about 13 hours ago
Hong Kong Stars Face Mainland Backlash Over Support for Protests
Artists backing the pro-democracy movement are being punished by fans and companies in mainland China, on whose support many of their careers depend.

Op-Ed Contributor: Modi’s Idea of India

published about 15 hours ago
Op-Ed Contributor: Modi’s Idea of India
Hindu nationalists are vengeful nativists who recoil from the West while promoting their own religious and racial supremacy.