Author: BARD WILKINSON, CNN

Hong Kong refuses to renew British journalist's visa

Hong Kong has refused to renew the visa of a British journalist, an "unprecedented" move against foreign media in the city amid concerns that Beijing is seeking to exert more influence over semi-autonomous territory.

India's PM promises free health care for half a billion

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched the world's biggest health care program, with the rollout of free coverage for an estimated half a billion of India's poorest citizens ahead of national elections early next year.