Protests spread across China over zero-COVID policy

In a significant escalation of political unrest, protests against China’s strict zero-COVID policy spread to several…

North Korea plans ‘world’s most powerful’ nuclear force, Kim Jong Un says | CNN

CNN  —  North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is planning to build “the world’s most powerful”…

Protests erupt across China in unprecedented challenge to Xi Jinping’s zero-Covid policy | CNN

Beijing CNN  —  Protests erupted across China on Saturday, including at universities and in Shanghai where…

Taiwan’s President billed midterms as all about China. Now she’s resigning as party chief | CNN

Tainan, Taiwan CNN  —  Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen has resigned as the leader of the island’s…

China’s Urumqi to ease Covid lockdown amid public anger over deadly fire | CNN

CNN  —  Chinese authorities said Saturday they would ease a months-long Covid lockdown in the country’s…

China’s Xinjiang sees protests against COVID lockdown

Crowds are protesting in China’s Xinjiang region against COVID-19 lockdown measures. Videos from the Xinjiang capital…

Taiwan votes in local elections billed as message for China and the world | CNN

Polls opened in Taiwan on Saturday in local elections that President Tsai Ing-wen has framed as…

Speeding tanks, booming howitzers, shaking bones: This is how South Korea sells weapons | CNN

Changwon, South Korea CNN  —  With a blinding yellow flash and a concussion that shakes bones,…

From prisoner to prime minister: The remarkable rise of Malaysia’s Anwar Ibrahim | CNN

CNN  —  It’s a political journey decades in the making – the transformation of a young…

Hong Kong finds 90-year-old cardinal guilty over pro-democracy protest fund | CNN

Hong Kong CNN  —  A 90-year-old former bishop and outspoken critic of China’s ruling Communist Party…