Clashes Erupt in Hong Kong After Dueling Demonstrations

HONG KONG — Antigovernment protesters clashed with the police and threw gasoline bombs in Hong Kong…

Rare Anti-Government Protests Erupt in Egypt

Hundreds of protesters gathered in central Cairo and other Egyptian cities late on Friday and shouted…

Pressed by Public Outcry, Russia Releases Jailed Actor

MOSCOW — Struggling to calm bubbling discontent, the Russian authorities on Friday freed a jailed actor…

Anti-Immigrant Venom Killed Their South African Dreams

LAGOS, Nigeria — They fled mob attacks and the torching of their stores and arrived with…

In Pakistan-Held Kashmir, Growing Calls for Independence

MUZAFFARABAD, Kashmir — In Pakistan-controlled Azad Jammu and Kashmir, the simple fact of the region’s name…

Hong Kong Unrest Leads to Cancellation of Horse Races at Iconic Track

HONG KONG — A night of horse racing at Hong Kong’s iconic Happy Valley Racecourse was…

Trump and California See Same Homeless Problem, but Not the Same Solutions

SAN FRANCISCO — Open-air heroin use. Sidewalks smeared in human feces. Blocklong homeless camps and people…

In 1967, Hong Kong’s Protesters Were Communist Sympathizers

HONG KONG — As the protests in Hong Kong have gotten more violent, a bloodier summer…

What Chinese Students Abroad Really Think About Hong Kong

SYDNEY, Australia — As tensions have swelled on Australian university campuses over the democracy movement in…

Abused by Soldiers and Militants, Kashmiris Face Dangers in Daily Life

SOPORE, Kashmir — Four men carrying pistols and wearing black masks knocked a week ago on…

‘Big Brother’ in the Sky: Cathay Pacific Staff Feel China’s Pressure

HONG KONG — Mixe Lee’s bosses showed him two Facebook posts. One declared support for the…

Nigeria Plans to Airlift Its Citizens Out of South Africa After Anti-Immigrant Riots

DAKAR, Senegal — Nigeria plans to repatriate at least 600 of its citizens living in South…

Split By Barricades by Night, Parenting by Day: Protests Divide Hong Kong Homes

HONG KONG — As weeks of protests have transformed Hong Kong into a battleground between demonstrators…

Hong Kong Protesters Chant ‘Murderers,’ Demand More Concessions

HONG KONG — Pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong clashed with the police for a second straight…

‘I Am Always Asked if I Am Afraid’: Activist Lawyer Takes On Putin’s Russia

MOSCOW — After nearly losing her husband to an attack with lethal poison and surviving repeated…