The Washington Post : Asia Pacific
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Clashing assessments of links between Taliban and Islamic State point to problems for Afghanistan s peace process  15h04 30 mai
Susannah George
The theory is unproven, but it highlights deep mistrust at a critical point in the peace process.
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Trump hammers China over Hong Kong; China responds with: What about Minneapolis?  14h21 30 mai
Anna Fifield
Although China was likely relieved by the lack of specifics in Trump s latest broadside, analysts say the relationship will only get even worse.
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China vows to smash any Taiwan independence move as Trump weighs sanctions  21h46 29 mai
Anna Fifield
The democratic island has offered support to the people of Hong Kong as Beijing prepares a national security law that would dismantle the financial hub s autonomy.
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What is happening in Hong Kong?   20h13 29 mai
Siobhán O'Grady
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he no longer considers Hong Kong autonomous from China as Beijing plans to implement a sweeping national security law in the city.
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The next patient could be me : For a family of Filipino doctors, pandemic is personal  10h00 29 mai
Regine Cabato
While they toil to save the lives of coronavirus patients, physicians face private struggles, too.
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Hong Kong was a global crossroads. Now it s a fault line.  04h00 29 mai
Ishaan Tharoor
The financial hub is turning into the center of a new global divide.
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Bank sanctions, delistings: U.S. poised to take financial fight to China  14h40 28 mai
Gerry Shih
With the two powers already sparring over trade, technology and the coronavirus pandemic, the dispute is spilling over into a damaging new sphere.
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China endorses Hong Kong security law, imperiling city s status as financial hub  10h38 28 mai
Anna Fifield
Beijing s rubber-stamp parliament approved a plan to impose the far-reaching measures on the former British colony.
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Hong Kong protesters defy police crackdown to resist China s tightening grip  23h16 27 mai
Shibani Mahtani
With the U.S. weighing sanctions over a new security law, Beijing s allies in the financial hub push forward a bill criminalizing disrespect of China s national anthem.
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Pompeo declares Hong Kong no longer autonomous from China  21h39 27 mai
Carol Morello
The declaration from Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sets the stage for potential sanctions and higher trade tariffs on goods exported to the United States.
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Far from being weakened by coronavirus, China pursues sovereignty claims on all fronts  17h30 27 mai
Anna Fifield
Clashes on the China-India border have raised fears of a broader confrontation.
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Missing the excitement of a sports stadium crowd? In Japan, there s an app for that.  08h32 27 mai
Simon Denyer
Fans will be able to cheer or boo from the comfort of their couches, and their reactions will be broadcast inside stadiums.
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The largest lockdown in the world is ending. India is bracing for what comes next.  21h30 26 mai
Joanna Slater
India ranks fourth in the world in the number of new cases a day: Only Russia, Brazil and the United States are adding more.
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There is no work from home : As Hong Kong moves past pandemic, unsung hygiene army soldiers on  13h00 26 mai
Shibani Mahtani
Cleaners and disinfecting crews are part of an unheralded workforce helping to fight the coronavirus yet some are barely scraping by.
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Japan mulls law to regulate cyberbullying after death of Netflix star Hana Kimura  12h22 26 mai
Simon Denyer
Similar legislation is also being considered in South Korea after a K-pop singer committed suicide last year.