Guilty verdict in first trial under Hong Kong security law

HONG KONG–The first person to be tried under Hong Kong’s sweeping national security law was found guilty of secessionism and terrorism on Tuesday. The Hong Kong High Court handed down the verdict in the case of Tong Ying-kit, age 24. He’s accused

Koreas agree to restore communication channels, improve ties

South Korea says the leaders of North and South Korea have agreed to restore suspended communication channels and improve ties. The presidential office in Seoul said President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reached such an agreement during several

Tunisian president fires premier after violent protests

Tunisia’s president fired the country’s prime minister Sunday and froze parliament’s activities after violent demonstrations over the country’s pandemic and economic situation. Protesters erupted with celebration in the streets of Tunis after the late-night announcement. President Kais Saied also lifted the immunity