Hong Kong Lawmaker Tests COVID-Positive After Photo With Xi

A Hong Kong lawmaker who posed for a group photo with Chinese President Xi Jinping during the leader’s visit to the financial hub this week confirmed Sunday he has since tested positive for coronavirus. Xi visited Hong Kong under strict security measures to mark the 25th anniversary of the city’s handover from Britain in his […]

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Heavy Rains, Floods Prompt Evacuations of Sydney Suburbs 

on in this article is confirmed with other sources and may be used without attribution to The Associated Press in broadcasts — websites still must use the attribution. The News Center has no plans at this time to match it. (With AP Photos) Heavy Rains, Floods Prompt Evacuations of Sydney Suburbs For RADIO: SYDNEY (AP) […]

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China Urges Myanmar Junta to Hold Talks With Opponents

China’s foreign minister called for Myanmar’s junta to hold talks with its opponents Sunday during his first visit to the country since the 2021 coup that plunged it into turmoil. Beijing is one of the Myanmar military’s few international allies, supplying arms and refusing to label the power grab that ousted Aung San Suu Kyi’s […]

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Australian PM Pledges Military Aid on Kyiv Visit

Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese on Sunday pledged further military support to Ukraine, including armored vehicles and drones, while meeting Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy in Kyiv. Making the first ever visit to Ukraine by an Australian premier, Albanese said at a news conference in Kyiv that his country would give Ukraine “a hundred million dollars […]

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