Tag: China

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam offers apology after protests

Fellow citizens: During large-scale publicprocessions over the past two Sundays,people have expressed in a peaceful and rationalmanner, their concerns about the fugitive offendersordinance and their dissatisfaction and disappointmentwith the government, especially me. I have heard you loud andclear and have reflected deeply on all that has transpired. The concerns over the pastfew months have been caused by deficiencies in a...

News Wrap: Hong Kong’s leader apologizes — but doesn't withdraw bill

And now to the day's other news. U.S.-Iran tensions are still running high,amid new military moves, but both sides are playing down a possible confrontation. Iran's President Hassan Rouhani insisted todaythat his nation will not wage war. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said thatsending more troops to the region is a deterrent, not an escalation. Foreign affairs correspondent Nick...