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Police used pepper spray and tear gas to disperse pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong’s most serious confrontation with Beijing in more than a decade.
Madison Square Garden thundered with applause as thousands rose to their feet and chanted the name of an unlikely celebrity: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
President Barack Obama said U.S. intelligence underestimated that the political chaos in Syria over the past several years would create an environment for extremist group Islamic State to thrive.
Japanese telecoms giant SoftBank Corp. is in talks to acquire Jeffrey Katzenberg’s DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc., according to people familiar with the matter.
North Korea’s Foreign Minister Ri Su Yong said a reduction in tensions on the Korean peninsula is important but warned his government doesn’t see its nuclear program as a “bargaining chip.”
The U.S.-led military coalition continued airstrikes in Syria and Iraq, expanding the campaign for the first time to the border region between Syria and Turkey where Syrian Kurds are battling Islamic extremists.
Turkey is showing signs of shifting to a more active role in the campaign against extremist group Islamic State as the government faces pressure from impatient U.S. and Arab officials.
Many economists say that Beijing may have to resort to more big-bang measures to rev up economic activity. Such moves would mean that Beijing is returning to its old handbook of putting priority on stoking growth.
The two main Palestinian factions on Thursday agreed to give the moderate Palestinian Authority a measure of power in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip.
The Obama administration said it had expanded its air campaign in Syria to strike at an al Qaeda-linked group that was planning terrorist attacks in the U.S. and Europe.