Swearing in of new Hong Kong lawmakers ushers in renewal Turkish army ready for operation in Syria: Defense ministry In Zhuhai, people from Macao get benefits Iran to unveil chain of IR6 centrifuges soon Iran's top leader vows to further drop nuke commitments Yemen's Houthis release 290 prisoners: ICRC Death toll rises to about 100 in violent protests in Iraq Gulf tensions ratchet up further at UN HK to build up offshore renminbi assets market Pakistan, Afghan Taliban agree to resume peace talks halted by US Turkish military campaign against Kurdish forces begins in NE Syria Turkey ready for Syrian operation UN calls for end to violence in Iraq Fear of fresh wave of outbreak pushes vaccination rate up in HK Iraq curfew as violence spreads, over 10 killed Iraqi PM urges protesters return home Turkey shells position of Kurdish-led groups in north Syria: source Hong Kong to suspend flights from 8 countries over COVID-19 US starts withdrawing from Syria-Turkey borderline amid anticipated Turkish campaign