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Hong Kong to uphold ‘one country, two systems’ principle, develop jointly with motherland: HKSAR chief executive

HONG KONG, Oct. 1 — Hong Kong, both a “contributor” to and “beneficiary” of the motherland’s 40 years of reform and opening up, should uphold the original spirit of the “one country, two systems” principle and continue developing jointly with the country, Chief Executive of China’s Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Carrie Lam said…

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Hong Kong to uphold ‘one country, two systems’ principle, develop jointly with motherland: HKSAR chief executive

HONG KONG, Oct. 1 — Hong Kong, both a “contributor” to and “beneficiary” of the motherland’s 40 years of reform and opening up, should uphold the original spirit of the “one country, two systems” principle and continue developing jointly with the country, Chief Executive of China’s Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Carrie Lam said…

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Ex-Ivory Coast president to ask ICC for freedom

THE HAGUE, Netherlands—Former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo will Monday ask the International Criminal Court to acquit him on all charges of crimes against humanity and release him after seven years in detention. On trial since 2016, Gbagbo is the first-ever head of state to be handed over to the Hague-based ICC. Now 73, he faces four counts of crimes ...

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Pakistan foreign minister Qureshi launches personal attack on Sushma Swaraj after snub at Saarc meet

Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has turned the diplomatic snub by Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj at the Saarc meeting into a personal vendetta, making unprofessional remarks in public about her to the accompaniment of derisive laughter. “I was quite concerned when I saw the Minister for External Affairs when I was in the room she looked pale ...

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