More and more Palestinians with permanent residency in East Jerusalem are applying for Israeli citizenship -- while defying taboo. (Photo: Reuters)
China is rejecting criticism of its program to build settlements for Tibetan nomads, saying that resettlement has been based on "what the masses want".
HSBC reports second-quarter earnings, reporting a 10% rise year-on-year. （Photo: Reuters)
About 200 protesters including men wearing bras stage a protest in Hong Kong after a woman was sentenced to three-and-a-half months' jail for assaulting a police officer with her breast. (Photo: EPA)