H.K. police charge leaves protesters injured

HONG KONG ― Pro-democracy activists Sunday accused police of using excessive force against protesters after violent clashes in Hong Kong, as a senior politician said weeks of rallies have reached a “critical moment.”Dozens of p...

Indonesia’s new president faces tough early tests

Rebooting a slowing economy in a nation of 250 million where inequality is rising, a looming decision on raising fuel prices and vulnerability to any U.S. interest rate hikes would be enough to tax any incoming president. But Indo...

Bhutto’s son vows defeat for jihadists in Pakistan

KARACHI (AFP) ― The son of slain former Pakistan premier Benazir Bhutto launched his formal political debut in a massive rally Saturday, vowing to resist extremism and stop the Islamic State group from gaining a foothold in the c...

West, Turkey remain cautious about IS

ISTANBUL (AFP) ― Turkey is turning a deaf ear to insistent pressure to take a more pro-active stance in the fight against Islamic State jihadists, adding to existing strains with the West under President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.West...