Asia

Gerard O’Connell June 30, 2019
President Trump traveled met Kim Jong-Un at the demilitarized zone along the 38th parallel that separates North and South Korea.
Catholic News Service June 20, 2019
Cardinal John Tong Hon, apostolic administrator of the Diocese of Hong Kong, and the chairman of the Hong Kong Christian Council called on chief executive Carrie Lam to withdraw a controversial extradition bill.
Woodrow Wilson, right, sought to implement his famous Fourteen Points at the Paris Peace Conference of 1919. The French Prime Minister Georges Clemenceau, second from right, viewed them as hopelessly idealistic. (Photo: Alamy)
Christopher Sandford June 14, 2019
The treaty’s offhand attitude toward the non-European world stirred up resentments that lingered for decades.
Hong Kong's legislature suspended meetings Thursday as leaders considered their next steps following violent clashes between police and protesters opposed to a bill that would allow suspects to be tried in mainland Chinese courts.
Opponents of legislation in Hong Kong that would allow criminal suspects to be extradited to mainland China are planning more protests and labor strikes in an attempt to block the move, which they say endangers the territory's judicial independence and Western-style freedoms.
Catholic News Service May 30, 2019
Police in Vietnam have detained a Catholic social justice advocate for "producing, disseminating or spreading information and documents aimed at undermining" the country.