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Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Hong Kong airport disruption, Geneva Conventions at 70, new Ebola drug breakthrough, French fighters face Iraq execution; Europe pushed on stranded migrants and Aden update

Our main stories today cover: Human rights chief on chaos at Hong Kong airport; Geneva Conventions have been ‘limiting brutality’ for 70 years; breakthrough drug in DR Congo Ebola fight; Fra...

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Hong Kong airport disruption, Geneva Conventions at 70, new Ebola drug breakthrough, French fighters face Iraq execution; Europe pushed on stranded migrants and Aden update

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Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Hong Kong airport disruption, Geneva Conventions at 70, new Ebola drug, French fighters in Iraq, Mediterranean migrant and Aden updates Our main stories today cover: Human rights chief on chaos at Hong Kong airport; Geneva Conventions have been ‘limiting brutality’ for 70 years; breakt...
15:24, 08/14/2019

Hong Kong Airport Faces Second Day of Disruption Protesters swamped Hong Kong International Airport for a second straight day, blocking the gates to the security and immigration areas and snarling th...
05:12, 08/13/2019

‘Act with restraint’ UN human rights chief urges Hong Kong authorities and protestors, following airport disruption After two consecutive days of chaos at Hong Kong International Airport, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) Michelle Bachelet expressed ...
07:48, 08/14/2019

Hong Kong pushed to the 'brink of no return' as airport protests continue Passengers in Hong Kong were still experiencing disruptions Tuesday as ongoing pro-democracy protests at the world's eighth biggest airport look set t...
19:48, 08/13/2019

Will IS fighters face an international court in Iraq? Calls for an international tribunal to prosecute "Islamic State" fighters are growing louder ahead of an EU meeting. European states, including German...
12:36, 06/06/2019

Red Cross chief: Geneva Conventions are not being respected The head of the International Committee of the Red Cross says 70 years after the Geneva Conventions were adopted to limit the barbarity of war, the te...
16:36, 08/13/2019

France approves of trials in Iraq for French IS fighters PARIS (AP) — France’s foreign affairs ministry says the Iraqi court that sentenced three French citizens to death for being members of the Islam...
04:00, 05/27/2019

Traveller24.com | UPDATE: Hong Kong Airport re-opens after pro-democracy protest paralysis One of the world's busiest airports has re-opened after the week kicked off with a throng of protests that turned violent - causing all flights to be ...
05:24, 08/15/2019

UPDATE 1-Hong Kong airport on alert ahead of fresh wave of protests Hong Kong's Airport Authority said on Friday only departing passengers with travel documents will be allowed to enter the terminal as anti-government ...
00:00, 08/09/2019

Iraq Court Sentences Two French Men To Death For Being ISIS Fighters An Iraqi court sentenced two French men to death on Sunday after finding them guilty of being members of ISIS, a prosecutor told Reuters. Iraq is cond...
15:48, 06/02/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Help for Venezuelans, Burundi Ebola vaccine drive, Paraguay poison probe urged, talking disarmament in Geneva, Libya violence down Our main stories today cover: Scaled-up assistance for Venezuelans; Ebola vaccinations for Burundi health workers; reports of civilian deaths followin...
15:24, 08/14/2019

France opposes death penalty for French Isis fighters in Iraq Foreign ministry says it is opposed to the death penalty ‘at all times and in all places’An Iraqi court has condemned a fourth French citizen to death...
12:24, 05/27/2019

France opposed in principle to execution in Iraq of three French Islamic State members The French foreign ministry said on Monday it was opposed in principle to the death penalty, but also said it accepted Iraqi sovereignty as Iraq's jus...
01:24, 05/27/2019

Amidst new challenges, Geneva Conventions mark 70 years of ‘limiting brutality’ during war In commemorating the 70th anniversary of the landmark Geneva Conventions, the president of the United Nations Security Council hailed the “significant...
17:00, 08/13/2019

China's Hong Kong office condemns 'near-terrorist acts' at Hong Kong airport China's Hong Kong affairs office condemned what it called "near-terrorist acts" at Hong Kong's airport and reiterated support for local authorities to...
23:00, 08/13/2019

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol delays: Flights to and from Netherlands face disruption over refuelling problems More than 250 flights to and from Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam have been cancelled because planes cannot be refuelled after the fuel system collapsed...
18:12, 07/24/2019

121 migrants have been stranded at sea for 8 days. Europe won't offer safe harbor The Spanish humanitarian ship Open Arms remains stuck in the Mediterranean Sea off Italy's southernmost island for an eighth day.   &#...
01:36, 08/10/2019

The Latest: Hong Kong march shortened due to disruption HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests on the anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to China (all times local): 3:50 p.m. Organizers of a protest m...
01:48, 07/01/2019

Hong Kong airport protest: Riot police clash with demonstrators as airport crippled for a second day Riot police armed with pepper spray and swinging batons clashed with pro-democracy protesters at Hong Kong airport as departing flights were suspended...
18:12, 08/13/2019

China aviation authority aims to avoid disruption to Hong Kong-mainland trips China's aviation authority said on Monday that in light of situation in Hong Kong, it will increase transfer capacity in the Greater Bay Area airports...
08:48, 08/12/2019

Footage shows hundreds of migrants occupying French airport terminal Video shows hundreds of illegal immigrants storming a French airport and occupying an entire terminal Sunday demanding to meet with the country's prim...
16:36, 05/19/2019

'Scores' killed in Yemen as UAE-backed fighters seize parts of Aden Clashes between forces backed by former Gulf allies UAE and Saudi threaten ‘new civil war within a civil war’, says thinktank“Scores” of people were k...
06:36, 08/14/2019

Why are Hong Kong protesters at the airport? HKG, Hong Kong's international airport, is one of the busiest in Asia. And it had emerged as a key protest target before today's mass gathering, as an...
19:48, 08/13/2019

Hong Kong protesters shut down airport One of the world's busiest airports canceled all flights after thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators crowded into Hong Kong's main termin...
15:36, 08/12/2019

Hong Kong airport occupied by protesters Hundreds of pro-democracy activists have begun what is intended to be a three-day occupation of Hong Kong's international airport, part of a series of...
23:36, 08/09/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Switzerland is world’s most innovative country, UNICEF delivers cash ‘lifelines’ in Yemen, Ebola health workers in DRC face ‘deadly environment’ Our main stories today: the latest Global Innovation Index ranks Switzerland the world’s most innovative country, the head of the UN Mission in DRC wa...
12:36, 07/24/2019

Protesters scuffle with police at Hong Kong airport Hong Kong's Airport Authority said on Tuesday operations at the city's international airport had been "seriously disrupted" by a public assembly, as r...
10:12, 08/13/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Take Their Grievances to City's Airport Travelers to Hong Kong were greeted by more than a thousand black-clad protesters, as antigovernment demonstrators took their grievances to the city’s...
16:12, 07/26/2019

Hong Kong protests: airport suspends flights for second day Hundreds of demonstrators stage new rally a day after shutdown at major transport hub Hong Kong’s airport authority has suspended flights for a second...
03:12, 08/13/2019

Flights Resume At Hong Kong Airport After Protests Flights resumed Tuesday at Hong Kong airport a day after a massive pro-democracy rally there forced the shutdown of the busy international transport h...
22:00, 08/12/2019

Hong Kong airport cancels flights due to protests The Hong Kong Airport Authority has canceled all flights on Monday as the island's airport has been engulfed with thousands of anti-government protest...
14:48, 08/12/2019

Hundreds Protest At Hong Kong Airport, Day After Shutdown Hundreds of pro-democracy protesters staged a new rally on Tuesday at Hong Kong's airport, a day after a massive demonstration there triggered a shutd...
09:12, 08/13/2019

Hong Kong Protesters, Police Clash at Airport Police clashed with protesters at Hong Kong’s international airport late Tuesday, capping a second day of snarled travel plans with a bout of violence...
11:48, 08/13/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Converge on the International Airport for a Three-Day Sit-In Protesters converged on Hong Kong’s international airport Friday, kicking off a three-day sit-in and the first of several rallies planned for th...
14:24, 08/09/2019

Hong Kong police clash with protesters at airport Chaotic scenes were reported outside Hong Kong's airport after police used pepper spray on protesters who blocked a police van. Flights at the airport...
14:36, 08/13/2019

Ex-Philippine judge says she was held at Hong Kong airport MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A former Philippine Supreme Court justice who once accused Chinese President Xi Jinping of crimes against humanity before t...
05:00, 05/21/2019

Hong Kong protests continue, despite airport setback Hong Kong demonstrators marked an annual festival by gathering at local police stations to denounce the heavy-handed tactics officers used against pro...
22:36, 08/14/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Apologize After Chaos at Airport After ugly, violent scenes on Tuesday night, demonstrators promised to do better. “We apologize for our behavior but we are just too scared,” one post...
01:01, 08/14/2019

Hong Kong's airport reopens, more than 200 flights canceled Hong Kong's airport reopened on Tuesday but its administrator warned that flight movements would still be affected, after China said protests that hav...
19:12, 08/12/2019

Clashes at Hong Kong airport after flights halted Police and protesters clashed at Hong Kong's international airport on Tuesday after flights were disrupted for a second day as the political crisis in...
13:02, 08/13/2019

Migrants and refugees face higher risk of developing ill-health, says UN report on displaced people in Europe European authorities are “struggling” to meet the needs of irregular migrants and refugees who are wrongly accused of spreading sickness among host co...
11:24, 04/28/2019

Flights resume at Hong Kong airport after protesters restricted The Hong Kong Airport Authority said it has obtained an interim court order barring protesters from demonstrating at the island's airport except in tw...
05:00, 08/14/2019

Soul Searching Among Hong Kong Protesters After Chaos at Airport After ugly, violent scenes on Tuesday night, demonstrators promised to do better. “We apologize for our behavior but we are just too scared,” one post...
06:36, 08/14/2019

Protesters apologize after days of chaos at Hong Kong airport Flights have resumed at Hong Kong’s airport after two days of chaos and violence involving pro-democracy demonstrators, who offered their apologies We...
06:36, 08/14/2019

Protesters calling for 'free Hong Kong' converge on airport More than 1,000 protesters calling for democracy and some chanting "free Hong Kong" converged on the Chinese-ruled city's airport on Friday as Singapo...
02:24, 07/26/2019

Hong Kong airport authority cancels flights over protests Tourists remain in airport during demonstration, with flights to resume on TuesdayHong Kong protesters have shut down one of the world’s busiest airpo...
17:36, 08/12/2019

Hong Kong airport resumes flights after protest shutdown Hong Kong's airport has reopened, but authorities have warned that dozens of flights would still be affected. The airport, one of the world's busiest,...
20:00, 08/12/2019

Flights resuming at Hong Kong airport after protest chaos Flights resumed at Hong Kong's airport Wednesday morning after two days of disruptions marked by outbursts of violence that highlight the hardening po...
13:24, 08/14/2019

Order returns to Hong Kong airport, but tensions linger Hong Kong's airport resumed operations Wednesday, just hours after thousands of anti-government protesters forcibly blocked access to the main termina...
12:12, 08/14/2019

Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters gather in international airport Local airline workers joined the demonstrators, who convened in the main arrivals area. They intend to continue demonstrating on Hong Kong streets thi...
08:36, 07/26/2019

Clashes at Hong Kong airport; U.N. urges restraint over protests Protesters clashed with police at Hong Kong's international airport on Tuesday evening after flights were disrupted for a second day, plunging the for...
10:12, 08/13/2019

Protesters clash with riot police at Hong Kong airport In a chaotic end of a second day marked by flight disruptions, protesters clashed with riot police at Hong Kong’s airport late Tuesday — as para...
12:36, 08/13/2019

Hong Kong riot police clash with airport protesters Batons and pepper spray used on demonstrators as flights suspended for second dayPolice armed with batons and pepper spray have clashed with thousands...
15:00, 08/13/2019

Flights Canceled for a Second Day as Protesters Reoccupy Hong Kong’s Airport Demonstrators invaded the terminal building at Hong Kong International Airport for a second day Tuesday, forcing the cancellation of all flights out o...
07:12, 08/13/2019

| China slams Hong Kong airport protesters as 'terrorist-like' China reacted furiously to "terrorist-like" attacks on its citizens by pro-democracy protesters during a second day of mass disruptions at Hong Kong's...
05:24, 08/15/2019

Hong Kong grounds flights as protesters swarm airport Early Monday, all departing flights were cancelled in Hong Kong as thousands of anti-government protesters flooded the city’s International Airp...
18:00, 08/12/2019

Hong Kong airport cancels flights as protests continue Officials have canceled flights at Hong Kong's airport. The territory's leader says demonstrations could push Hong Kong "down a path of no return" and...
14:36, 08/13/2019

Riot police clash with protesters at Hong Kong airport Pro-democracy demonstrators severely crippled Hong Kong’s international airport for a second day, forcing authorities to cancel all remaining flights ...
11:01, 08/13/2019

Hong Kong's Airport Reopens After Protests But Over 200 Flights Cancelled Hong Kong's airport reopened on Tuesday but its administrator warned that flight movements would still be affected, after China said protests that hav...
22:00, 08/12/2019

Hong Kong airport shuts down amid pro-democracy protest Hong Kong International Airport said in a statement that the demonstration “seriously disrupted” airport operations. It said all check-in ...
15:36, 08/12/2019

Hong Kong protesters stage airport sit-in for international support Pro-democracy protesters held a sit-in in the arrivals hall of Hong Kong's airport. City leaders have said they will not concede to protesters' demand...
15:36, 08/09/2019

Hong Kong protesters plan airport sit-in, will reiterate 'five demands' Thousands of protesters are expected to rally at Hong Kong International Airport on Friday as they try to draw attention back to a set of specific dem...
19:36, 08/08/2019

Hong Kong airport sit-in continues in 10th weekend of protests Thousands of demonstrators on Saturday continued what is intended to be a peaceful three-day sit-in at Hong Kong's international airport -- the 10th s...
10:24, 08/10/2019

Hong Kong’s Airport Is Shut Down Amid Protests. Here’s What Travelers Should Know Thousands of anti-government protesters occupied Hong Kong’s airport on Monday, prompting officials to cancel thousands of flights, causing trav...
12:14, 08/12/2019

Hong Kong airport grinds to a halt as protests swell Hong Kong's airport canceled all flights on Monday, with authorities blaming demonstrators for the disruption of one of the world's busiest terminals,...
06:24, 08/12/2019

Rally at airport kicks off three days of protests in Hong Kong Police warn against violence or disruption as demonstrators gather in arrivals hall Pro-democracy protesters have held a demonstration at Hong Kong’s ...
01:36, 08/09/2019

Hong Kong police use tear gas on protesters, airport sit-in marks second day A planned three-day sit-in at Hong Kong International Airport continued for a second day Saturday, while police used tear gas on protesters at two oth...
14:48, 08/10/2019

Thousands of protesters shut down Hong Kong International Airport Protesters occupied the Hong Kong International Airport Monday, forcing officials to cancel flights. The airport is the eighth largest in the world. ...
15:36, 08/12/2019

Hundreds of protesters sit in at Hong Kong airport to reiterate their 'five demands' Several hundreds of protesters handed out anti-government flyers in more than 16 languages to arrival passengers at the Hong Kong International Airpor...
04:24, 08/09/2019

‘Act with restraint’ UN urges Hong Kong authorities and protestors, as airport is disrupted for a second day After two consecutive days of chaos at Hong Kong International Airport, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) Michelle Bachelet expressed ...
10:36, 08/13/2019

Airport sit-in as Hong Kong protesters kick off latest round of protests Hundreds of pro-democracy demonstrators have kicked off three days of rallies at Hong Kong's airport in the hopes of winning international support fro...
07:36, 08/09/2019

Hong Kong Airline Suspends 2 Pilots For Joining Airport Protest Cathay Pacific Airways has terminated the employment of two pilots, the company said on Wednesday, after it suspended them in the past week over their...
14:12, 08/14/2019

| Blockade, beating, pepper spray on second day of Hong Kong airport chaos Chaos has gripped Hong Kong's airport for a second day as pro-democracy protesters staged a disruptive sit-in that paralysed hundreds of flights, saw ...
05:24, 08/15/2019

Hong Kong Airport Cancels All Flights For Today As Protesters Swarm Hong Kong airport authorities canceled remaining flights on Monday after protesters swarmed the main terminal building for a fourth day, the biggest d...
02:25, 08/12/2019

Flights Are Still Being Canceled At Hong Kong’s Airport Amid Protests. Here’s What Travelers Should Know Thousands of anti-government protesters continued their occupation of Hong Kong’s airport into Tuesday, in an act of civil disobedience that has...
07:12, 08/13/2019

Hong Kong cancels all flights in and out of the city as protesters fill the airport for 4th day Hong Kong airport has cancelled all flights going in and out of the city for the rest of the day as protesters occupy the arrival and departure halls....
07:36, 08/13/2019

Ten dramatic images from the Hong Kong airport protests and clashes with police Protests at Hong Kong International Airport escalated for a second day, causing flights to be canceled at one of the busiest airports in the world. &...
03:48, 08/15/2019

Hong Kong Airport Cancels All Departures As Protesters Occupy Terminal Anti-government protesters brought chaos to Hong Kong's airport for a second consecutive day Tuesday, forcing airlines to suspend check-in for departi...
09:12, 08/13/2019

Riot police, protesters clash briefly at Hong Kong airport Riot police clashed briefly with pro-democracy protesters at Hong Kong airport before calm returned to the transit hub after a second day of demonstra...
12:37, 08/13/2019

Hong Kong Airport Cancels All Departures As Protesters Squat Inside Hong Kong airport authorities on Tuesday suspended all check-ins, but reversed a previous statement saying that all departing flights had been cancell...
09:12, 08/13/2019

Hong Kong airport cancels flights again amid protester takeover Hong Kong’s airport suspended check-in services for departing flights on Tuesday as protesters pushing for democratic reforms took over the terminals ...
05:12, 08/13/2019

Hong Kong airport resumes flights after clashes, mass protests Hong Kong's airport resumed operations on Wednesday, rescheduling hundreds of flights that had been disrupted over the past two days as protesters cla...
17:48, 08/13/2019

Police, protesters clash at Hong Kong airport after flights halted for second day Police and protesters clashed at Hong Kong's international airport on Tuesday after flights were disrupted for a second day as the political crisis in...
17:48, 08/13/2019

Hong Kong airport halts check-ins as U.N. urges restraint over protests Flights leaving Hong Kong were disrupted for a second day on Tuesday, plunging the former British colony deeper into turmoil as its stockmarket fell t...
06:49, 08/13/2019

Hong Kong: airport protests descend into violence – video report Mass protests at Hong Kong's international airport descended into chaos as riot police used pepper spray and batons in an attempt to disperse the thou...
06:36, 08/14/2019

Hong Kong airport resumes flights after protests paralyzed operations REUTERS/Tyrone Siu Flight operations resumed at Hong Kong's airport Wednesday morning after two days of disruptions marked by outbursts of violence. ...
09:48, 08/14/2019

Hong Kong's business reputation takes hit with second day of airport chaos Protests at Hong Kong's airport caused a second day of travel mayhem, threatening the city's reputation as a stable place for business. ...
15:48, 08/13/2019

Flights Resume at Hong Kong Airport After a Violent Night of Protests Flights at Hong Kong International Airport mostly resumed on Wednesday morning, after violent clashes broke out between demonstrators and police on Tu...
05:00, 08/14/2019

Flight disruptions continue as Hong Kong airport protests enter fifth day Passengers in Hong Kong are still experiencing flight disruptions on Tuesday, as pro-democracy protests at the world's eighth biggest airport look set...
20:00, 08/12/2019

Hong Kong Protests Spread to Airport as City Fears More Unrest Activists plan to rally Saturday in the same district where a mob attacked protesters last weekend. The police have banned the march, citing the risk ...
09:24, 07/26/2019

Protesters aim to disrupt Hong Kong airport in latest show of opposition Anti-government protesters in Hong Kong held a mass demonstration at the city's main airport Friday, at the start of three consecutive days of planned...
14:48, 08/09/2019

Protesters Shut Down Hong Kong Airport; China Warns Of "Terrorism" Thousands of protesters shut down Hong Kong's international airport Monday, defying an intensifying police crackdown as China issued ominous warnings ...
22:00, 08/12/2019

Hong Kong police clash with protesters in chaotic scenes at airport Scenes of chaos erupted at Hong Kong's airport on Tuesday evening as riot police clashed with protesters who continued to block security gates at one ...
19:48, 08/13/2019

Hong Kong airport on alert ahead of fresh wave of protests Hong Kong's Airport Authority said on Friday only departing passengers with travel documents will be allowed to enter the terminal as anti-government ...
20:24, 08/08/2019

Hong Kong airport occupied by protesters as demonstrations enter 10th weekend Hundreds of pro-democracy activists began on Friday what is intended to be a three-day occupation of Hong Kong's international airport, part of a seri...
13:12, 08/09/2019

Thousands of protesters shut down Hong Kong airport as Beijing condemns 'terrorism' Almost 200 flights were canceled to and from Hong Kong Monday, as thousands of pro-democracy protesters shut down one of the busiest airports in Asia ...
09:25, 08/12/2019

Hong Kong: flights resume at airport as China condemns 'near-terrorist acts' Beijing steps up war of words and airport obtains injunction against protesters to prevent further disruption of flightsFlights have resumed in and ou...
06:36, 08/14/2019

"Calm Down," Emotional Hong Kong Leader Urges Protesters; Airport Reopens Hong Kong protests: Leader Carrie Lam said city's recovery from protests that have swept the Asian financial hub could take a long time and that she w...
09:12, 08/13/2019

Hong Kong airport staff stage protest against Yuen Long attack Flight attendants and airport staff join protesters to condemn government and policeFlight attendants and airport staff have begun a planned 11-hour p...
04:12, 07/26/2019

Hong Kong airport grinds to halt as China likens protests to terrorism Hong Kong's airport canceled all flights on Monday, blaming demonstrators for the disruptions, while China said the anti-government protests that have...
08:48, 08/12/2019

Hong Kong airport says aiming to restore normal service but more protests planned Hong Kong's Airport Authority said on Tuesday it was working with its partners to restore normal operations as soon as possible but noted that more pr...
23:12, 08/12/2019

Hong Kong protesters offer apologies, China doubles down after airport clash China said on Wednesday Hong Kong's protest movement had reached "near terrorism" and more street clashes followed ugly scenes the previous day when p...
11:24, 08/14/2019

Eighth Busiest Airport in the World Shuts Down For Second Day Over Pro-Democracy Protests in Hong Kong Hong Kong International Airport has been shut down for the second time in two days after pro-democracy protests disrupted normal operations. The airpo...
07:12, 08/13/2019

Hong Kong airport reopens, official China newspaper urges end to violence Hong Kong's airport resumed operations on Wednesday, rescheduling hundreds of flights that had been disrupted over the past two days as protesters cla...
23:00, 08/13/2019

Hong Kong’s Airport Devolves Into Chaos as Riot Police Clash With Protesters (HONG KONG) — Riot police clashed with pro-democracy protesters at Hong Kong’s airport late Tuesday night, moving into the terminal where ...
18:12, 08/13/2019

Hong Kong airport grinds to halt; China likens protests to terrorism Hong Kong's airport halted flights on Monday, blaming demonstrators for the disruption, while China said the anti-government protests that have swept ...
14:24, 08/12/2019

Violence erupts at Hong Kong airport as riot police clash with pro-democracy protesters Violence erupted as riot police clashed with pro-democracy protesters at Hong Kong's airport late Tuesday night.      &...
12:13, 08/13/2019

Hong Kong protesters clash with riot police armed with pepper spray at airport More than 100 flights were canceled at Hong Kong International Airport Tuesday as thousands of demonstrators flooded the airport’s main terminal for t...
16:36, 08/13/2019

Global Times says reporter held by demonstrators at Hong Kong airport, rescued by police A reporter from China's Global Times was seized by demonstrators at Hong Kong airport on Tuesday but was rescued by police, the newspaper's editor in ...
13:02, 08/13/2019

Hong Kong riot police clash with activists inside partly closed airport Riot police and demonstrators clashed again Tuesday inside Hong Kong International Airport, just hours after the disruption grounded all outbound flig...
05:00, 08/14/2019

Hong Kong airport occupied by hundreds of protesters as demonstrations enter tenth weekend Hundreds of pro-democracy activists have begun what is intended to be a three-day occupation of Hong Kong's international airport, part of a series of...
08:24, 08/09/2019

Hong Kong airport returns to calm, after riot police clashed with protesters earlier Riot police clashed with pro-democracy protesters at Hong Kong's airport late Tuesday night, moving into the terminal where the demonstrators had...
13:01, 08/13/2019

Hong Kong Airport Stops Flights Today As Protesters Storm Arrivals Halls Hong Kong airport authorities cancelled all remaining departing and arriving flights at the major travel hub on Monday after thousands of protesters e...
02:25, 08/12/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Bring Airport to Standstill as Anger Grows Over Police Violence Outbound travel was suspended at Hong Kong’s international airport Monday afternoon as thousands of black-clad protesters flooded the terminal, ...
12:14, 08/12/2019

Hong Kong protests held at airport after Yuen Long attack – video report Staff at Hong Kong international airport have begun an 11-hour protest in an attempt to hold the government to account for violent attacks on resident...
16:48, 07/26/2019

Hong Kong International Airport cancels all flights, China compares protest to 'terrorism' Hong Kong International Airport canceled all flights Monday after a swarm of pro-democracy demonstrators occupied the main terminal, prompting a fiery...
22:48, 08/12/2019

Hong Kong leader urges calm as protest tensions rise; airport reopens Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday the city's recovery from protests that have swept the Asian financial hub could take a long time and that ...
23:12, 08/12/2019

Emotional Hong Kong Leader Urges Calm Amid Protests, Airport Reopens Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday the city's recovery from protests that have swept the Asian financial hub could take a long time and that ...
22:00, 08/12/2019

Hong Kong struggling to reopen airport day after pro-democracy demonstrations forced cancellation of flights One of the world's busiest airports was struggling to reopen Tuesday, a day after thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators crowded into Hong Kong's ma...
22:48, 08/12/2019

Hong Kong riot police, armed with pepper spray and batons, clash with protesters at airport Police intervened after protesters seized a suspected undercover officer from China, adding to chaos that forced the airport to cancel flights for a s...
12:37, 08/13/2019

Video: Hong Kong protesters belt out 'Do You Hear The People Sing?' from 'Les Misérables' during airport takeover AP Photo/Kin Cheung Protesters in Hong Kong have adopted a popular protest anthem in recent days as they enter into their 10th week of anti-governmen...
09:48, 08/14/2019

The Face of a Faceless Protest: Meet Hong Kong’s Ventus Lau Standing at the top of a staircase, a young man addresses a couple of thousand anti-government demonstrators. “Our protest today is peaceful and...
01:48, 07/26/2019

Police, protesters face off ahead of Hong Kong law debate Government officials in Hong Kong are bracing for a showdown as protesters and police face off into the early morning hours ahead of Wednesday’s debat...
13:36, 06/11/2019

Hong Kong protesters and police face off in familiar cycle Protesters and authorities have clashed in Hong Kong again as demonstrators removed a Chinese flag from a pole at the iconic Victoria Harbour, surroun...
20:12, 08/03/2019

Hong Kong Police Face Criticism Over Force Used at Protests Videos of the protests in which officers appear to be using excessive force circulated widely across social media, drawing condemnation from activists...
14:24, 06/13/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Poverty report reveals ‘vast inequalities’, measles compounds DRC Ebola woes, Guterres visits Mozambique, Bangladesh update, freedom of expression online This Thursday, we cover: New poverty report cites ‘vast inequalities’; measles campaign in Ebola-hit DR Congo; World Population Day; UN chief visits c...
15:48, 07/11/2019

'French Spiderman' Scales Hong Kong Skyscraper With 'Peace Banner' Daredevil Alain Robert -- dubbed the 'French Spiderman' -- climbed a Hong Kong skyscraper on Friday and unfurled a "peace banner" as the financial hub...
20:36, 08/15/2019

French 'Spiderman' climbs Hong Kong tower with 'peace banner' Amid ongoing pro-democracy protests, French climber Alain Robert scaled a Hong Kong skyscraper with a reconciliation flag. Robert said he hoped to "ra...
04:36, 08/16/2019

Hong Kong investors face uncertainty as Chinese questions mount Huge demonstrations in Hong Kong saw a controversial extradition bill shelved, but fears over potential Chinese interference in the self-governing ter...
01:00, 06/21/2019

| WATCH | 'French Spiderman' scales Hong Kong skyscraper with 'peace banner' Daredevil Alain Robert - dubbed the 'French Spiderman' - climbed a Hong Kong skyscraper and unfurled a "peace banner" as the financial hub is rocked b...
06:36, 08/16/2019

UK F-35 fighters fly missions from Cyprus over Syria, Iraq NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Britain’s defense secretary says the country’s most advanced military aircraft, the Lightning F-35B, has flown its ...
04:36, 06/25/2019

Naked man causes brief disruption at Detroit Metro airport ROMULUS, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say a man took off more than his belt and shoes at a Detroit Metropolitan Airport security checkpoint, and that he g...
09:12, 06/21/2019

French 'Spider-man' makes 'urgent appeal for peace' in Hong Kong with daredevil stunt A daredevil dubbed the French “spiderman” scaled the side of a skyscraper in Hong Kong Friday to reveal a message calling for peace as the government ...
15:00, 08/16/2019

Iraq Sentences Seven ISIS Fighters From France to Death Iraq handed death sentences this week to seven French citizens who joined Islamic State, in trials that have drawn criticism from rights groups and sp...
10:48, 05/30/2019

UPDATE 1-MetLife to sell Hong Kong insurance business to FWD U.S. insurer MetLife Inc will sell its Hong Kong operations to FWD, the insurance firm owned by tycoon Richard Li, the companies said in a joint state...
05:36, 06/28/2019

Hong Kong's airport canceled all flights on Monday as protests raged. Here's why. Hong Kong International Airport shut down all flights after thousands of protesters flooded the airport's main terminal Monday afternoon.  ...
15:36, 08/12/2019

Ebola breakthrough: two drugs could treat up to 90 per cent of cases A drug trial has found two experimental drugs for Ebola to be so effective that scientists have stopped the trial early so that more people can receiv...
08:48, 08/13/2019

Hong Kong Dispatch: A Trump Bump for Hong Kong’s Last Commercial Cantonese Opera Theater Seeking new audiences, a troupe goes for something other than the traditional realm of historic battles, lost loves and palace drama. And it found Pre...
02:48, 05/08/2019

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-MetLife to sell Hong Kong insurance business to FWD U.S. insurer MetLife Inc will sell its Hong Kong operations to FWD, the insurance firm owned by tycoon Richard Li, the companies said in a joint state...
15:24, 06/29/2019

| Trump officials face contempt | Hong Kong recovers from protest: WATCH the top world news videos for today House panel OKs contempt vote in census dispute | The morning after Hong Kong's violent protest; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
09:24, 06/13/2019

Top-seeded Zverev to face Jarry in Geneva Open final Alexander Zverev will seek his first title this season against 75th-ranked Nicolas Jarry in the Geneva Open final on Saturday     ...
14:36, 05/24/2019

UPDATE 11-Protesters scuffle with Hong Kong police, government offices shut Scuffles broke out between demonstrators and police in Hong Kong on Thursday as hundreds of people kept up a protest against a planned extradition law...
11:00, 06/13/2019

Tesla rolls out Model S and X battery software update after Hong Kong fire Tesla has responded to reports about a Model S bursting in flames in Hong Kong by rolling out a software update to beef up its vehicles' battery ...
07:36, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Hong Kong on brink of recession as trade war, political protests escalate Hong Kong is on the verge of its first recession in a decade as increasingly violent anti-government protests scare off tourists and bite into retail ...
03:24, 08/16/2019

Hong Kong artist wields a paintbrush at Hong Kong mass protests For 53-year-old Perry Dino, a paintbrush and canvas are weapons for opposing the Hong Kong government as it faces mass protests against a now-suspende...
05:00, 06/29/2019

U.N. Urges Reluctant E.U. Nations to Help Stranded Migrants BRUSSELS (AP) — The United Nations refugee agency urgently appealed to European governments Tuesday to let two migrant rescue ships disembark mo...
05:00, 08/14/2019

UN urges reluctant EU nations to help stranded migrants The United Nations refugee agency is appealing to European governments to urgently allow in more than 500 people rescued in the Mediterranean but who ...
16:36, 08/13/2019

UK firms will face 'deliberate disruption' to hit zero carbon goal State ready to disrupt or phase out the most polluting business activities to meet 2050 targetUK companies must brace for the government to deliberate...
04:24, 06/19/2019

Trial over Arkansas’ use of execution drug nearing end LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A federal trial over Arkansas’ use of a sedative in lethal injections is wrapping up in Little Rock following testimony...
09:00, 05/02/2019

'French Spiderman' climbs Hong Kong building A Frenchman known for carrying out several unauthorized climbs of skyscrapers around the globe, has scaled a 62-story building in Hong Kong as a prote...
06:36, 08/16/2019

| Tugboat carrying 75 migrants stranded off Tunisia for 10 days A boat that rescued 75 migrants in international waters is still stranded off the Tunisian coast 10 days later as authorities refuse to let it dock, t...
05:00, 06/10/2019

UPDATE 18-Hong Kong police fire rubber bullets as extradition bill protests turn to chaos Hong Kong police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at demonstrators who threw plastic bottles on Wednesday as protests against an extradition bill tha...
06:48, 06/12/2019

Migrants stranded in boat off Tunisia as authorities say centers overcrowded A rescue boat carrying around 75 migrants, most of them from Bangladesh, has been stuck off Tunisia for 12 days after authorities refused to let them ...
14:24, 06/11/2019

Migrants stranded in Bosnia sleeping rough and dying: Red Cross Thousands of migrants and refugees, stranded in Bosnia on their way to Western Europe, are sleeping rough in parks and abandoned buildings and some ha...
06:48, 05/30/2019

Border Patrol rescues stranded migrants west of Tucson TUCSON – U.S. Border Patrol agents have rescued a number of distressed migrants in the desert west of Tucson. In the first incident at around 11...
17:48, 05/03/2019

EU states including Germany offer to take stranded migrants from Italy Germany and five other countries agreed to take in some 150 migrants stranded on a rescue ship off Italy. The country's far-right interior minister re...
23:48, 08/15/2019

Millions face major disruption ahead of great summer getaway Millions heading off for the great summer getaway were today told to check before they travel as rail closures, blocked motorways and strike warnings ...
01:24, 07/18/2019

Special-needs kids stranded at the airport for 13 hours; American Airlines apologizes Parents say American failed to notify them the cross-country flight carrying their special-needs children home from camp was delayed overnight.  ...
17:24, 08/13/2019

Richard Gere Delivers Food To Stranded Migrants Ship in Mediterranean The Ocean Viking charity ship plucked 85 African migrants from the sea off Libya on Friday, the latest rescue in the Mediterranean as Hollywood star R...
08:00, 08/10/2019

French 'Spiderman' Alain Robert travels to Hong Kong and climbs tower to unfurl banner pleading for peace French "Spiderman" freeclimber Alain Robert, who stunned London by scaling the Heron Tower bare-handed, has climbed a 68-storey Hong Kong skyscraper t...
01:48, 08/17/2019

Europe is ignoring U.S. pleas to take back their ISIS fighters Three months after the collapse of the Islamic State, about 800 Europeans are believed to be imprisoned in Syria and Iraq, not including wives and chi...
17:48, 06/20/2019

Power outage at LAX airport leaves travelers stranded as airlines cancel flights Parts of Los Angeles International Airport were left without light and power for about three and a half hours Wednesday night, causing the cancellatio...
10:12, 06/06/2019

Hollywood star Gere visits stranded migrants on Open Arms ship American actor Richard Gere on Friday visited 121 migrants stranded for the past week on a rescue ship in the Mediterranean, as the European Union's e...
18:00, 08/09/2019

700 migrants stranded in Libya detention center filled with garbage, disease, sewage At least 22 migrants have died there since September — a figure confirmed by United Nations and Doctors Without Borders aid workers — and that at leas...
15:48, 06/30/2019

French court sees no 'clear and illegal disruption' in Gulf sports piracy case A French court has ruled that pirated sports content belonging to the Qatar-based broadcaster beIN was accessible via a Saudi-based satellite operator...
14:36, 06/17/2019

Waterloo delays: Passengers face major disruption after lineside fire closes nine platforms Commuters are facing travel chaos on some of the country's busiest routes after a lineside fire forced the closure of nine platforms at London Waterlo...
14:12, 07/17/2019

Saudi teenager could face execution for joining protests as child Murtaja Qureiris, 18, is on trial for charges including ‘sowing sedition’, says AmnestyA young Saudi man, arrested when he was 13, could face executio...
16:48, 06/10/2019

Orphans of French Isis fighters fly home from Syria Two Dutch children also handed over by Syrian Kurdish authoritiesTwelve orphaned children of French jihadists were flown home on Monday from Syria, al...
06:24, 06/10/2019

CBOE Hosts 4th Annual CBOE RMC Europe in Geneva, Switzerland -- September 28-30, 2015 CHICAGO, IL – May 5, 2015 – The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) will host the 4th Annual CBOE Risk Management Co...
22:12, 05/01/2019

The Latest: Zverev pushed to 5 sets again at French Open PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): ___ 3:30 p.m. Another French Open, another five-setter for No. 5 seed Alexander Zverev, ...
06:48, 05/28/2019

The Latest: French Open women's final could be pushed back The Latest at the French Open: Tournament director Guy Forget says it is possible that the women's singles final at Roland Garros could be delaye...
09:36, 06/05/2019

Raptors president Masai Ujiri ‘pushed, struck deputy in face’ during title celebration: police Hold the celebrations. The Alameda County Sheriff’s office is pursuing a misdemeanor charge against Raptors general manager Masai Ujiri for simple bat...
14:12, 06/14/2019

Windows 10 October 2018 Update is at last being pushed automatically Enlarge / Who doesn't love some new Windows? (credit: Peter Bright / Flickr) The ill-fated Windows 10 October 2018 Update has hitherto been offered ...
04:12, 05/02/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: updates from the Near East and Libya, Ebola in DR Congo, World War remembrance On Wednesday, we cover: chronic hunger in the Middle East; the toll of war on Gazans; the one-year-long detention of an academic in Iran; Syrian healt...
15:12, 05/08/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Ebola in DR Congo, malnutrition in Laos, baby health, #ClimateAction On Thursday, we cover: fears in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) as Ebola response funding dwindles; food and nutrition concerns in Laos; an...
12:12, 05/16/2019

Iraq sentences 3 French citizens to death Kevin Gonot, Leonard Lopez and Salim Machou have one month to apply for the ruling to be overturned. The trio are accused of joining the "Islamic Stat...
18:36, 05/26/2019

Iraq sentences two more French citizens to death The verdicts take the number of French citizens who have been found guilty of joining Islamic State to 11. Legal experts have said the rulings leave a...
09:00, 06/03/2019

Iraq sentences last 2 French IS members to death An Iraqi judicial official says a Baghdad court has sentenced to death two more French nationals convicted of being members of the Islamic State group...
07:00, 06/03/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Bicycles for the environment, new leader for the UN General Assembly, UN values, Ebola, Syria and Libya This Tuesday, we cover: Bicycles in China; a new President elected for the 74th session of the UN General Assembly, to start in September; vital food ...
18:12, 06/04/2019

French ISIS Supporters on Death Row in Iraq Ask for Mercy France is facing criticism from rights advocates that 11 of its citizens and one resident will hang in Iraq for supporting ISIS. Will it try to save t...
19:12, 06/03/2019

Daily on Healthcare: Tug of war over drug pricing bill Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's...
10:24, 07/24/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Safeguarding civilians, strengthening Ebola response in DR Congo, marking Fistula Day, updates on CAR and Syria  Thursday’s main stories include: Better safeguards to protect civilians in conflict; UN ramps up coordination to beat Ebola in DR Congo; Obstetric fis...
14:36, 05/23/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: inclusion in development, Asia monsoons, Ebola risk for youth, obesity and Yemen latest In today’s Daily Brief: Inclusion resonates widely at development meeting, UN offers help after monsoons devastate Asia, DR Congo Ebola effecting chil...
05:36, 07/27/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Switzerland leads on innovation, UNICEF ‘lifelines’ for Yemen, Ebola latest, Liberia peacekeepers Our main stories today: the latest Global Innovation Index ranks Switzerland the world’s most innovative country, the head of the UN Mission in DRC wa...
12:24, 07/27/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: Children in armed conflict, Ebola in DR Congo, human rights in Bahrain, and two International Days Our main stories today cover: A new report on children and armed conflict, a day to combat human trafficking; funds needed to fight Ebola in DR Congo;...
14:36, 07/30/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Children in armed conflict, Ebola in DR Congo, human rights in Bahrain, and two International Days Our main stories today cover: A new report on children and armed conflict, a day to combat human trafficking; funds needed to fight Ebola in DR Congo;...
10:36, 07/31/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: mental health, conflict prevention, Ebola in Uganda, Sudan protests, child labour This Wednesday’s top stories are: one-in-five conflict-affected people suffer from a mental illness; the Security Council holds a special session on c...
13:48, 06/12/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Venezuela-Colombia baby breakthrough, Italy piles on rescue boat pressure, States must combat hate, Kashmir rights latest and a musical plea to combat CAR hunger Tuesday’s main stories: Colombia offers nationality to born of Venezuelan parents; ‘€1 million’ fines for rescue boats; States must do more to stop ha...
19:12, 08/07/2019

Iraq sentences three French citizens to death for joining Isis Human rights groups have criticised the country’s trials of fighters captured in SyriaAn Iraqi court has sentenced three French citizens to death afte...
07:36, 05/26/2019

A dozen French ISIS members sentenced to death in Iraq Two more French members of the Islamic State were convicted on terrorism charges and sentenced to die by the Iraqi government Monday, meaning that all...
00:36, 06/05/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: More climate action says Guterres, migrant children dangers, Ebola fight, record-setting weather This Friday, we cover: UN chief appeals for stronger climate action commitment; report on migrant children deaths and disappearances; Ebola fight in D...
14:00, 06/28/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: WFP mulls ‘last resort’ Yemen aid suspension, top peacekeeping awardee announced, abuzz over Bee Day, Ebola threat ‘very high’ This Monday, headline stories include: WFP mulls “last resort” aid suspension in Yemen; highest UN peacekeeping award to be given on Friday; busy poll...
12:24, 05/21/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: sexual violence in conflict, a malaria vaccine trial, updates on Libya, Ebola in DR Congo, Sri Lanka and Mali Here are our top stories for this Tuesday: a focus on conflict-related sexual violence at the Security Council, a groundbreaking trial for a malaria v...
05:47, 04/28/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: Libya mass drownings response: Syria ‘carnage’ denounced, food aid doubled for Ebola-affected in DR Congo Our main stories today: UN leaders call for a return to sea rescues in the Mediterranean, following Libya shipwreck; UN human rights chief denounces i...
13:12, 07/26/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: global homicide figures, neo-Nazi recruitment, Kashmir, and migrants’ plight in USA This Monday, we cover: a record high number of civilian casualties in Kashmir this year; a new UN study showing that more people die due to homicide t...
12:48, 07/08/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: STIs worldwide, food safety and food prices, updates on Iraq and East Africa This Thursday, we cover: the latest global report by the UN health agency (WHO) on sexually transmitted infections (STIs); the first ever World Food S...
13:00, 06/06/2019

Libya intercepts nearly 200 Europe-bound migrants at sea CAIRO (AP) — Libya’s coast guard says it has intercepted Europe-bound vessels carrying nearly 200 migrants, including women, off the countryR...
06:36, 06/22/2019

Daily on Energy: Trump silent as tainted Russian oil surges across Europe SIGN UP! If you’d like to continue receiving the Washington Examiner's Daily on Energy newsletter, SUBSCRIBE HERE: http://newsletters.washingtonexamin...
12:24, 05/06/2019

Iraq war veteran accused of mowing down pedestrians in California will face hate crime charges An Iraq war veteran with a history of PTSD will be charged with hate crimes, in addition to murder charges, for mowing down pedestrians.   ...
14:24, 05/30/2019

Pandemic bonds face scrutiny after Ebola outbreak yet to trigger payout World Bank funding instruments issued to help emerging countries swiftly tackle pandemics have come under the spotlight after the latest deadly Ebola ...
02:12, 08/03/2019

Libya rescues more than 200 Europe-bound migrants off coast CAIRO (AP) — Libya’s navy says it has rescued 213 Europe-bound African and Arab migrants off the Mediterranean coast. The navy released a statem...
08:12, 05/10/2019

Europe Shut These Migrants Out, Libyan Rebels Bombed Them A Times investigation shows that the African migrants killed by a July 2 airstrike in Libya were being detained near a weapons depot — a prime target ...
23:24, 07/10/2019

Europe Shut These Migrants Out, Then Libyan Rebels Bombed Them A Times investigation shows that the migrants and refugees killed by a July 2 airstrike near Tripoli were being detained next to a weapons depot — a p...
05:36, 07/11/2019

Sex vouchers for migrants? The truth behind Europe's fake stories From false stories about sex vouchers for refugees, to homophobia caused by uncontrolled immigration, some populist politicians are taking advantage o...
22:48, 05/15/2019

Libyan navy says it intercepted 91 Europe-bound migrants Libya’s coast guard says it has intercepted a rubber vessel carrying 91 Europe-bound migrants, including women and children, off the country’s Mediter...
06:00, 06/16/2019

An Ebola Drug Trial Ended Early Because It Was So Successful. That Could Change How Doctors Handle Future Outbreaks A year into an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), researchers have halted an experimental drug trial there because early re...
00:13, 08/14/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief : Sudan and South Sudan, Ebola, ECOSOC elections, risks of 5G tech This Friday, we cover: Ebola in central Africa still not declared an international emergency, by the World Health Organization; looming famine in Sout...
12:48, 06/14/2019

US general: Cartels are using migrants to distract from drug smuggling at the border Criminal cartels are using groups of migrants as a distraction for their drug smuggling activities on the southern border, according to the commander ...
18:48, 07/22/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: US-DPRK relationship reset, ‘Horrific’ Kabul bombing, Anti-conscription plan in Syria, Climate change heat stress, Security Council in Iraq This Monday, we cover: Guterres welcomes possible US-DPRK diplomatic upgrade; Taliban attack hits schools; UN-Syria action plan on child soldiers; Cli...
16:48, 07/01/2019

Daily on Healthcare: Drug overdose death rates in cities outpace rural areas Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's...
09:00, 08/02/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Ebola now an international Public Health Emergency, young peacemakers, defining moment for Sudan, war crimes fugitives, migrant ‘crisis’ in Hungary In today’s Daily Brief: the DR Congo Ebola outbreak is officially declared an international Public Health Emergency; UN Youth Envoy briefs Security Co...
04:24, 07/27/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Ebola Public Health Emergency in DR Congo, young peacemakers, defining moment for Sudan, war crimes fugitives, migrant ‘crisis’ in Hungary In today’s Daily Brief: the DR Congo Ebola outbreak is officially declared a Public Health Emergency; UN Youth Envoy briefs Security Council; an ‘exci...
15:36, 07/17/2019

Thursday's Daily Brief: World Refugee Day, Middle East peace marred, Epilepsy report, Cities #WithRefugees initiative and Ebola-response funding gap in DR Congo This Thursday, we cover: World Refugee Day, Peace in the Middle East marred by obstacles, UN health agency’s report on epilepsy, UN refugee agency upd...
15:00, 06/20/2019

Nearly 200 Europe-bound migrants intercepted at sea by Libya’s coast guard Spokesman Ayoub Gassim said Saturday that five rubber boats carrying 199 migrants were intercepted over the past several days near the capital, Tripol...
11:00, 06/22/2019

Libyan coast guard says it rescued 80 Europe-bound migrants Libya's coast guard says it has intercepted a boat carrying 80 Europe-bound migrants, including women and children, off the country's Mediterranean co...
14:24, 06/05/2019

As Trump closes US doors to migrants, Latin Americans look to Europe Venezuelans are behind only Syrians in terms of asylum applications in Europe while those from Central Americans are up 4,000% in a decadeIn contrast ...
09:24, 07/10/2019

Migrants pretending to be ISIS terrorists to avoid deportation from Europe MIGRANTS are claiming they are ex-ISIS terrorists in desperate bids to stay in Europe as officials won’t deport them if they would face the death pena...
08:48, 06/25/2019

Libyan coast guard intercepts 60 Europe-bound migrants BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Libya’s coast guard says it has intercepted at least 60 Europe-bound migrants, including a woman, off the country’s...
08:00, 06/11/2019

China will keep calm in face of trade talk challenges: People's Daily China will keep calm against threats of higher tariffs from the United States and has "complete confidence" in its ability to face challenges in trade...
21:36, 05/07/2019

Daily on Healthcare: Providers would face pay cut under Senate surprise billing legislation Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's...
12:24, 07/17/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: Independent experts on Myanmar, Guterres denounces US mass shootings, Libyan airport violence, UN Spokesperson on Kashmir Our main stories today: Myanmar companies bankroll ‘brutal operations’ of military; UN chief renounces shootings in the United States; ‘Repeated indis...
07:36, 08/06/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: drug-resistant diseases, Venezuelan refugees, fighting in Tripoli, and hate speech Top stories this Monday includes: 10 million people could die every year due to the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria; 300,000 Venezuelan children...
11:00, 04/29/2019

More than 20 arrested across Europe in swoop on drug gang Europol says group was involved in drug and cigarette trafficking and assassinationsPolice have arrested 22 suspects in an operation across five count...
07:36, 05/22/2019

Cocaine is on the rise in Europe, EU drug agency says LISBON, Portugal (AP) — The European Union agency that monitors illicit drug use says cocaine is becoming more widely available on the continent. The ...
04:24, 06/06/2019

Friday's Daily Brief: Security Council Ebola response, UNICEF chief on 'devastating week' for children in Middle East and North Africa, climate and migration links Our main stories today: Security Council concern over DRC Ebola outbreak, head of UNICEF deplores ‘devastating week’ for children in MENA region, clim...
12:12, 08/02/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: dire living conditions in Idlib, migrants at US southern border, end in sight for trachoma, Human Rights Council This Thursday, we cover: the dire humanitarian situation in Syria’s Idlib; living conditions at the US-Mexico border denounced by the UN Children’s Fu...
15:12, 06/27/2019

Turkey breaks up smuggling ring that brought thousands of migrants to Europe Turkish police said on Wednesday they had detained the leaders of what they called Europe's biggest people-smuggling ring, which helped thousands of i...
09:36, 05/29/2019

Migrants face violence as US makes them wait in Mexico CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico (AP) — Migrants who are being forced to wait in Mexico while they try to win asylum in the U.S. complain they are being subjecte...
14:00, 06/27/2019

'I'm about to have my baby': migrants stuck in Mexico face more uncertainty Tariff deal calls for expansion of policy forcing Central American asylum seekers to wait in Mexico as their cases wind through US courtsIn a cramped ...
03:00, 06/12/2019

Daily on Healthcare, presented by the Alzheimer’s Association: How should Congress lower drug prices? GOP asks PhRMA for input Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's...
20:12, 06/07/2019

UPDATE 2-OPEC set for rollover, may discuss deeper oil curbs - Iraq OPEC is expected to roll over a deal on cutting supplies at a meeting next week and discuss deepening the curbs that have been in place since Jan. 1, ...
06:36, 06/27/2019

Miami airport workers fighting for better conditions face retaliation Employees for Eulen America say their hours are being cut after discussing worker treatment at a roundtable with local politiciansFor seven years, Lei...
11:00, 05/17/2019

‘Hero’ or ‘pirate’? Arrest of German captain who rescued 53 migrants divides Europe. Germany has called for the release of the Sea-Watch 3 captain held in Italy, revealing still-simmering tensions between European nations over migratio...
15:48, 07/01/2019

Venezuelan migrants face tougher border policy in Peru Peru is the latest South American country to tighten its border policy for Venezuelans as a migration crisis continues. Migrants desperately tried to ...
09:48, 06/15/2019

UPDATE 1-Siemens pips GE in race for $14 bln Iraq electricity infrastructure rebuild Siemens is well placed to win the bulk of orders flowing from a $14 billion scheme to rebuild Iraq's electricity infrastructure following years of war...
06:48, 04/30/2019

UPDATE 6-Iraq, U.S. deny planned evacuation of contractors from Iraqi base Iraqi and U.S. military spokesmen denied on Saturday that U.S. forces were preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff of Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallypo...
19:24, 06/22/2019

UPDATE 1-Iraq oil minister says deal with Exxon close, slowed by evacuation A major oil deal between Iraq and Exxon Mobil was "very close" but had been slowed by Exxon's decision on Saturday to evacuate its international staff...
09:48, 05/19/2019

Suspects arrested across Europe in drug gang investigation: Europol Twenty-two suspects have been arrested across Europe in a coordinated operation against a drug smuggling gang, European police agency Europol said on ...
00:36, 05/22/2019

LAX airport is getting a $14-billion makeover and new 'happy face' machines to rate satisfaction The Los Angeles International Airport is transforming itself and parts of the airport have "happy face" machines that let you register your satisfacti...
12:24, 06/02/2019

Verizon Up rewards program levels up to better compete against T-Mobile Tuesdays If T-Mobile and Sprint's merger is not ultimately approved, which seems increasingly likely, the US wireless market duopoly has a very good chance of ...
09:24, 05/02/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: Situation critical for Libya migrants, ‘dangerous paralysis’ in Israel-Palestine conflict, ‘shocking escalation’ in Syria, record heatwaves Our main stories today: UN officials warn of desperate situation for migrants and refugees in Libya; the UN peacebuilding chief calls for ‘tangible st...
16:00, 07/23/2019

Tuesday's Daily Brief: Situation critical for Libya migrants, ‘dangerous paralysis’ in Israel-Palestine conflict, ‘shocking escalation’ in Syria, record heatwaves Our main stories today: UN officials warn of desperate situation for migrants and refugees in Libya; the UN peacebuilding chief calls for ‘tangible st...
06:24, 07/27/2019

Libya’s Coastguard Recovers Dozens of Bodies of Migrants Trying to Reach Europe After Boats Capsized (CAIRO) — Libya’s coast guard recovered dozens of bodies of Europe-bound migrants who perished at sea as search operations continued Frida...
11:12, 07/26/2019

Mexico's new National Guard was created to fight crime, but now it's in a face-off with migrants A convoy of Mexican state and municipal police trucks roared along the U.S.-Mexico border in Ciudad Juarez to confront cartel gunmen, past National Gu...
15:12, 07/07/2019

‘It’s Not Safe Here.’ Migrants Detail Violence They Face as U.S. Makes Them Wait in Mexico (CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico) — Roberto Escalona Moreno says he witnessed a double murder on the street last week near the hostel where he is staying....
19:12, 06/27/2019

As U.S. and Iran Face Off, Europe Is Stuck in the Middle European leaders want desperately to preserve the nuclear deal, which they see as critical to regional security, but are powerless to stop the escalat...
07:12, 06/18/2019

UPDATE 1-Iraq says Eni, BP deal doesn't mean Exxon excluded from southern mega-project Iraq's oil ministry said on Saturday it was still in talks with U.S. energy giant ExxonMobil over a major deal to improve the country's southern oil i...
23:12, 08/10/2019

UPDATE 4-Iraq, U.S. deny U.S. forces preparing to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base Iraqi and U.S. military spokesmen denied on Saturday U.S. forces were preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff of Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Gl...
13:24, 06/22/2019

UPDATE 1-WHO panel decides not to declare international Ebola emergency A World Health Organization panel decided on Friday not to declare an international emergency over Congo's Ebola outbreak despite its spread to Uganda...
14:00, 06/14/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Development forum focuses on inclusion; monsoons pummel Asia; young children at greater Ebola risk; small islands fight hunger, obesity; Yemen ceasefire for Red Sea port In today’s Daily Brief: Inclusion resonates widely at development meeting, UN offers help after monsoons devastate Asia, DR Congo Ebola effecting chil...
16:12, 07/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Iraq oil minister calls Exxon Mobil's evacuation of foreign staff 'unacceptable' Exxon Mobil's decision to evacuate its foreign staff from the West Qurna 1 oilfield in southern Iraq on Saturday was "unacceptable and unjustified", I...
09:48, 05/19/2019

Next round of T-Mobile Tuesdays offers will include a nifty smartphone accessory for free The nation's highest-rated major carrier in terms of customer satisfaction probably owes a large part of that popularity to its very competitive servi...
14:48, 06/05/2019

Next T-Mobile Tuesdays freebie is Pride-themed, coming alongside OnePlus 7 Pro raffle Pride Month is almost over, and even though T-Mobile didn't join the likes of Microsoft or Apple in selling any limited edition, rainbow-colored gadge...
01:24, 06/20/2019

Trump’s Efforts to Rein In Drug Prices Face Setbacks The White House abandoned a plan to drop hidden rebates paid by drug companies to benefit managers, and lost a court case over requiring transparency ...
17:00, 07/11/2019

Brazil airman can face drug charges in Spain and at home RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A Brazilian air force sergeant accused of attempting to smuggle cocaine into Spain while working in support of a trip by Preside...
18:24, 06/27/2019

UPDATE 1-Uganda clears three experimental Ebola treatments, watches for spread Health workers have got the all-clear to use three experimental Ebola treatments in Uganda, a week after the deadly disease spread over the border fro...
03:36, 06/18/2019

UPDATE 1-Congo health minister resigns over government handling of Ebola GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo, July 22 (Reuters) - C ongo's health minister, Oly Ilunga, resigned on Monday in protest at the presidency's announ...
08:36, 07/22/2019

UPDATE 1-Congo Ebola death toll nears 1,000, new vaccine planned -WHO The World Health Organization said on Friday it feared continued "intense transmission" of Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where deat...
09:36, 05/03/2019

UK must not 'export its political crisis' to Europe: French politician Loiseau Britain must not "export its political crisis" over to Europe, said French politician Nathalie Loiseau, who is spearheading President Emmanuel Macron'...
00:36, 05/22/2019

Stand firm or face a new Cold War, Guterres warns Europe The world risks a descent into lawlessness and a new Cold War if multilateralism fails, U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Thursday, call...
06:48, 05/30/2019

Apple to Face Antitrust Probe in Europe, Courtesy of Spotify Less than a month after Spotify filed a formal complaint against Apple for its app store practices, a European Commission probe is moving forward, pot...
11:48, 05/06/2019

Gadgets, drug mules and a French accent: my life as a private investigator Emmanuelle Welch was a journalist before becoming a PI. Now she tracks down embezzlers and the occasional lost teddy bearI’m often asked how I chose t...
11:48, 08/02/2019

Drug dogs face an uncertain fate if marijuana is legalized in New York Legalization of marijuana could limit or end the work of hundreds of trained canines. "You have to get all new drug dogs," one former officer said. &...
19:48, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 2-WHO experts recommend ramping up Ebola vaccine after Congo cases surge World Health Organization experts recommended on Tuesday a dramatic expansion of vaccination against Ebola in Congo after a surge in cases showed that...
05:24, 05/08/2019

Europe failed to act after the 2003 French heatwave. We cannot ignore this one | Ruben Hallali Record temperatures are being recorded as warnings pile up. It’s vital action is taken against climate breakdown nowSeveral French temperature records...
14:12, 07/01/2019

Iran urges Europe to normalize economic ties with it or face consequences Iran said on Sunday Europe was in no position to criticize Tehran for its military capabilities and it called on European leaders to normalize trade t...
01:24, 06/09/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: World Breastfeeding Week kickoff, Second Ebola death on DR Congo’s eastern border, UN chief lauds climate activist Thunberg, Afghan bus attack, and outgoing UN agriculture chief hands over reigns Our main stories today cover:  World Breastfeeding Week kickoff, Ebola on DR Congo side of Rwandan border, 15-year-old Greta Thunberg to said to UN cl...
02:12, 08/01/2019

Edmund Morris, Reagan Biographer Who Upset Conventions, Dies at 78 The author of an acclaimed biography of Theodore Roosevelt inserted himself as a fictional narrator in his book on Reagan, a device that some scorned....
09:24, 05/27/2019

Altice Europe's French unit's core operating profit grow 2 pct in Q1 - filing Altice Europe's SFR French unit saw its first-quarter core operating profit grow by 2 percent as the company's expenses fell, according to a regulator...
06:48, 04/30/2019

French Open glance: Federer, Nadal face qualifiers on Day 4 A quick look at the French Open: Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal face German qualifiers ranked outside the top 100 in the second round   ...
18:24, 05/30/2019

French police face probe over tear gas at climate protests The French interior minister has ordered an investigation into why police used tear gas on climate protesters. A widely shared video shows protesters ...
10:12, 07/01/2019

Federer and Nadal face German qualifiers at French Open PARIS (AP) — Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal play German qualifiers in second-round matches at the French Open. Federer faces 144th-ranked Oscar Otte i...
02:00, 05/29/2019

Ex-French President Nicolas Sarkozy to face corruption trial Nicolas Sarkozy will face trial in the coming months in a corruption and influence peddling case. The former French president has been plagued by mult...
10:12, 06/19/2019

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Springer, Daily Mail lead European stocks recovery Jumps for two of Europe's biggest newspaper publishers helped European stocks gain early on Thursday, recovering from a more than 3-month closing low ...
04:48, 05/30/2019

What Happens Next in the Hong Kong Protests Pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong rolled into their 11th week, but things took a dramatic turn after protestors decided to occupy Hong Kong’s ...
07:24, 08/16/2019

Hong Kong extradition law: What happens next? Hong Kong residents have proven more willing to come to the streets to fight back against a loss of political freedoms than to push for extra ones, an...
23:00, 06/15/2019

Why Hong Kong Is Still Protesting and Where It May Go Next What began as a series of marches in Hong Kong against proposed legislation to allow extraditions to mainland China has erupted into a broader challen...
18:00, 08/06/2019

How Hong Kong Can Save Itself Maintaining Hong Kong’s position as a global financial powerhouse requires urgent action not only on resolving the political stalemate but also on dee...
14:24, 08/08/2019

Why Hong Kong Is Protesting (and May Do So Again) As China seeks to assert greater control over Hong Kong, the city’s 7.5 million people regularly display a penchant for protest. Recent demonstrations...
11:48, 07/02/2019

Traveling to Hong Kong? Here's what you need to know Hong Kong has been gripped by weeks of pro-democracy protests resulting in sometimes violent clashes between police and demonstrators and the temporar...
03:24, 08/15/2019

Why Hong Kong is protesting Hong Kong is facing a major political crisis as it heads into a 10th week of mass demonstrations. What started as a movement against a controversial l...
19:48, 08/13/2019

Hong Kong’s Autonomy Hong Kong is an island of free speech and civil liberties in an authoritarian sea. It is not, however, a democracy. Citizens have never had the power ...
20:36, 06/09/2019

What do the Hong Kong protesters want? The territory has been rocked by protests ending in violent clashes with police. Demonstrators have five key demandsHong Kong has been rocked by prote...
15:00, 08/13/2019

Marketa Vondrousova to face Ashleigh Barty in French Open final Czech teenager Marketa Vondrousova will face Ashleigh Barty in Saturday's French Open final with a maiden grand slam title on the line for either play...
06:36, 06/07/2019

Renault could face French court action over emissions following report, paper says A French probe into alleged emissions cheating by Renault is a step closer to court action after a technical report confirmed that some of the automak...
15:48, 05/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Plane used to carry U.S. troops catches fire at Irish airport A plane that regularly carries U.S. troops through Ireland's Shannon Airport caught fire shortly before it was due to take off on Thursday, forcing a ...
06:12, 08/15/2019

UPDATE 3-Tires blow on United jet during Newark airport landing, no injuries Tires on a United Airlines jet blew out as it landed at New Jersey's Newark airport on Saturday, causing flight delays but injuring none of the 166 pa...
22:48, 06/15/2019

UPDATE 1-Delta, United poised for most new slots at Tokyo's Haneda airport Delta Air Lines and United Airlines are poised to win the most new daytime slots at Tokyo's Haneda International Airport in time for the 2020 Summer O...
17:12, 05/16/2019

China's new tactic in Hong Kong It has become a war of attrition. Ahead of the tenth consecutive weekend of protests in Hong Kong, neither the government nor demonstrators are giving...
07:36, 08/08/2019

Hong Kong’s Protests: ‘We Need to Resist’ As protests in Hong Kong increasingly escalate into violent clashes, demonstrators, government supporters and others reflect on where the movement is ...
04:36, 07/28/2019

The Hong Kong Protests, Explained The Hong Kong protests arose out of a seemingly-innocuous bill, exposing longstanding tensions between residents of the quasi-independent city and Bei...
22:12, 08/14/2019

Hong Kong protesters vow to keep up pressure As Hong Kong reels under the largest protests in its history over an extradition bill, experts say the protest movement is evolving into a permanent c...
14:12, 07/10/2019

Hong Kong Unrest: ‘We Cannot Give Up’ As protests in Hong Kong increasingly escalate into violent clashes, demonstrators, government supporters and others reflect on where the movement is ...
22:12, 07/28/2019

Trouble in Hong Kong: What Stocks Can Tell You About What's Next Hong Kong protests have been in the news lately. Analysts often blame any trouble in the stock market on the trouble in the streets -- but in Hong Kon...
14:48, 06/19/2019

How Hong Kong has changed since handover In 1997, Britain handed Hong Kong back to China in a one-country, two-systems agreement. Learn how Hong Kong has changed since then, including for tra...
05:53, 04/28/2019

Is Hong Kong still safe to visit? Over the past 10 weeks, shocking images have emerged from Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests: tear gas has been fired outside shops, protesters and po...
06:36, 08/16/2019

The US must stand with the people of Hong Kong But for policies to be effective we must keep in mind how US actions affect the debate within China, where there is vigorous struggle over the country...
23:36, 06/14/2019

Beijing says it won't allow Hong Kong to be brought up at G20 A top Chinese Foreign Ministry official said Beijing would "not allow" the Hong Kong protests to be brought up at the G20 meeting in Osaka beginning o...
08:12, 06/24/2019

Let's try the food at the Hong Kong McDonald's I’m spending time in one of the world’s indisputably great food cities and here I am sitting with a shamefully large order of food at a Hong Kong McDo...
23:24, 05/29/2019

Hong Kong hit by another weekend of protests Hong Kong began another volatile weekend on Saturday, with anti-government protests taking place across the city, including one at the international a...
00:48, 08/10/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Keep Up the Pressure Thousands of protesters disrupted pockets across Hong Kong Friday, blocking roads and occupying government buildings, as activists’ focus broadened to...
05:00, 06/21/2019

Opinion: Hong Kong wants democracy More than one million people took to Hong Kong's streets on Sunday to protest the new extradition-to-China law. What they're calling for is totally le...
13:00, 06/12/2019

What Is the Chinese Military Doing in Hong Kong? The People’s Liberation Army has kept a low profile in the city since China resumed control. But the recent protests have some fearing it could emerge...
05:00, 07/25/2019

Iraq’s Militias, Accused of Threatening U.S., Pose a Quandary for Iraq The militias were critical in pushing the Islamic State out of Iraq, but most have refused to disarm. They range from helpful groups to criminal organ...
17:36, 05/07/2019

UPDATE 4-Emergency landing by United flight briefly closes Newark Airport A United Airlines flight made an emergency landing and blew out two tires at New Jersey's Newark Airport on Saturday, causing the airport briefly to s...
15:24, 06/29/2019

China is blaming the US for Hong Kong protests The Chinese Foreign Ministry on Tuesday accused the United States of influencing the increasingly violent pro-democracy protests that have rocked Hong...
21:00, 07/31/2019

Hong Kong's Government Faces Dissent From Within A contentious extradition bill, and the public unrest it has triggered, have helped provoke a rare wave of dissent from within the government’s own ra...
07:24, 08/02/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Square Off With Police Violence between protesters and police spread across five districts late Saturday, with several police stations besieged and hundreds of residents pou...
13:24, 08/03/2019

Sea of protesters bring Hong Kong to a standstill Hong Kong is preparing for another day of protest as campaigners look to keep the pressure on the government, despite a move by the city's embattled l...
14:12, 06/16/2019

Alibaba Considers Listing in Hong Kong Chinese e-commerce titan Alibaba is weighing a plan to list in Hong Kong, a move that would create a round-the-clock market for its shares and bring i...
03:24, 05/28/2019

Are Hong Kong protests a warning for Taiwan? One of the largest social movements in Hong Kong's history has also fueled more anti-Beijing sentiment in Taiwan. Do the protests serve as a warning f...
15:36, 07/23/2019

Hong Kong braces for more protests this weekend After violent protests in Hong Kong this week that involved 2 million people and led to hundreds of injuries and arrests, the city is bracing for more...
10:48, 07/05/2019

Why Hong Kong's extradition law changes are fuelling fears Tens of thousands of people are expected to take to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday in a bid to block changes to the Chinese-ruled city's extraditi...
08:12, 06/06/2019

In Hong Kong Protests, Faces Become Weapons A technology-driven quest to identify protesters and police officers has people in both groups desperate to protect their anonymity. Some fear a turn ...
04:12, 07/26/2019

The Extradition Law That’s Got Hong Kong Protesting: QuickTake Hong Kong’s government is attempting to pass a law that would for the first time allow extraditions to mainland China. The proposal has generated mass...
04:48, 06/11/2019

UK concerned at latest Hong Kong violence The British government is concerned about the latest violence in Hong Kong and wants calm from all sides, a spokesman for British Prime Minister Boris...
06:24, 08/12/2019

Hong Kong protests: 'We are fighting against a dictatorship' Sunday's anti-extradition bill protest drew record numbers. Talking to DW, one prominent opposition activist expressed hope that people would continue...
19:12, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong protesters tie up newspaper reporter A man seized by protesters at Hong Kong’s airport and tied to a luggage cart has been identified as a reporter for a mainland China newspaper, the pub...
12:36, 08/13/2019

Hong Kong protests: 'This discontent is really about China' More than a million Hong Kongers have taken to the streets to protest against a Beijing-backed extradition bill. But are the rallies more about public...
10:36, 06/13/2019

Beijing Meddles With Hong Kong at Its Own Peril The possibility that residents or visitors could be exposed to the mainland’s opaque judicial system is likely to haunt investors and businesspeople i...
07:00, 06/11/2019

Vast protest in Hong Kong against extradition law Critics say law will allow China to pursue political opponents and legitimise abductionHundreds of thousands of people have taken to the streets of Ho...
04:36, 06/09/2019

Opinion: Hong Kong unrest has no end in sight The Hong Kong government has put a controversial extradition law on ice. But the government's suspension will not solve the unrest, it only means a te...
09:48, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong braces for another weekend of protests Hong Kong is bracing for another weekend of mass demonstrations, with a protest march scheduled to take place Saturday in one of the world's most dens...
21:24, 08/02/2019

What's Happening In Hong Kong? Key Questions, Answered. Hong Kong's airport is one of the busiest in the world. On Monday and Tuesday, protesters effectively shut it down with sit-ins that forced officials ...
14:12, 08/14/2019

Girl, 16, among 44 charged with rioting in Hong Kong Hong Kong police have charged 44 people, including more than a dozen students, with rioting after an illegal protest Sunday spiraled into chaos and br...
05:00, 07/31/2019

Firebombs set off near 2 Hong Kong police stations HONG KONG (AP) — Authorities in Hong Kong are investigating apparent firebomb attacks outside the police headquarters and a police station. Police say...
06:24, 06/07/2019

Hong Kong's Flickering Hopes for Freedom The government’s retreat in the face of large protests was an unexpected win for the territory’s citizens, but they are unlikely to prevail against Be...
10:24, 06/23/2019

Why Hong Kong thugs may be doing the government’s work Sunday’s assault was blamed on criminals, but there are signs of links to pro-Beijing officialsAt a pro-government rally on Saturday, one speaker made...
10:48, 07/22/2019

Why Hong Kong’s Protesters Are Turning to G20 Leaders for Help Beijing has already said that its leaders will not discuss Hong Kong at the upcoming G20 summit. But Hong Kong protesters still hope for global backin...
04:12, 06/26/2019

A recession in Hong Kong is 'inevitable,' says economist Andy Xie, an independent economist, says Hong Kong's business people have political power and are "running the place," and that's what'...
06:36, 08/14/2019

Hong Kong police use tear gas on protesters Hong Kong police used tear gas against protesters who oppose a contentious extradition bill. Wednesday's protests delayed a debate over the legis...
05:24, 06/12/2019

China 'won't allow' Hong Kong discussion at G20 summit China has insisted that protests in Hong Kong will not be on the G20 agenda in Japan this weekend. US President Donald Trump intends to bring up the i...
10:00, 06/24/2019

Hong Kong protesters swarm Mong Kok Hong Kong is bracing for another weekend of mass demonstrations, with a protest march happening Saturday in one of the world's most densely populated ...
05:24, 08/03/2019

Violent protests continue in Hong Kong Pro-democracy protesters have continued weekly rallies on the streets of Hong Kong against a controversial extradition bill.     ...
08:36, 07/30/2019

A Guide to the Extradition Law That Has Hong Kong Protesting Hong Kong’s government is attempting to pass a law that would for the first time allow extraditions to mainland China. The proposal has generated mass...
09:36, 06/11/2019

Hong Kong protesters: 'We will stand together and never give up' Millions of Hong Kongers took to the streets in recent days protesting a contentious extradition bill. The leaderless movement has revived civil socie...
04:00, 07/02/2019

On the Streets With Hong Kong’s Protesters: What Is the End Game? We saw scenes of violence, as well as hundreds of thousands of peaceful demonstrators. There is still much unity in the face of mainland China’s encro...
02:48, 07/02/2019

Why Hong Kong's extradition law changes are fueling fears Tens of thousands of people are expected to take to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday in a bid to block changes to the Chinese-ruled city's extraditi...
05:12, 06/08/2019

Trump says he is sure Hong Kong and China 'will be able to work it out' U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was sure China and Hong Kong would be able to "work things out" after mass protests in the city again...
12:12, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong’s Approach to Protesters: No More Concessions Carrie Lam’s administration is confident that it can weather further demonstrations, despite recent violent clashes and signs that the economy could s...
08:24, 07/19/2019

Beijing says it won't allow Hong Kong protests to be brought up at G20 A top Chinese Foreign Ministry official said Beijing would "not allow" the Hong Kong protests to be brought up at the G20 meeting in Osaka beginning o...
03:24, 06/24/2019

Hong Kong's Next-Gen Protesters: 'We Can't Stay Out of the Way Anymore' The demonstrators who have jammed Hong Kong’s streets over the past week or more have been overwhelmingly young and impatient about shaping the future...
10:48, 06/17/2019

Thousands march in Hong Kong against extradition law Thousands of protesters marched through downtown Hong Kong amid fear that changes to an extradition law will threaten the territory's independent lega...
11:48, 04/28/2019

Democracy, Property and Oligarchy in Hong Kong Maintaining Hong Kong’s position as a global financial powerhouse requires urgent action not only on resolving the political stalemate but also on dee...
02:48, 08/08/2019

Who Are Triads and Are They Behind Hong Kong Attacks?: QuickTake Violent attacks against pro-democracy protesters by dozens of masked, stick-carrying men have shocked Hong Kong. The brazen assaults took place over t...
03:12, 07/24/2019

U.S. Raises Travel Advisory on Hong Kong The U.S. raised the level of its advisory for citizens traveling to Hong Kong, asking them to exercise increased caution and citing nearly two months ...
06:48, 08/09/2019

Cyberattack hits app used by Hong Kong protesters A secure messaging app used by protesters to organize in Hong Kong was hit with a massive cyberattack, identifiable from offending IP addresses as com...
00:00, 06/21/2019

Hong Kong still has a future as China's middleman Hong Kong has long been a conduit between China and global business and finance. Now that unique status could be under threat from the gradual erosion...
06:24, 07/01/2019

Hong Kong protests: Will Beijing step in? Leader Carrie Lam has admitted defeat over her extradition bill, but opponents want her gone. With protests to continue, will Beijing intervene? DW's ...
18:12, 07/11/2019

Q&A: Why hundreds of thousands protested in Hong Kong Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets of Hong Kong over the weekend to protest a legislative proposal that would allow criminal suspects...
04:36, 06/10/2019

Why China won't send the tanks into Hong Kong There are reasons why the paramilitary troops of the Peoples Armed Police have not yet rolled across the border crossing at Shenzhen to crush the prot...
23:48, 08/15/2019

Strikes bring Hong Kong to a standstill Hong Kong was hit by widespread strikes Monday that brought chaos to much of the city's transport network, including Hong Kong International Airport, ...
00:24, 08/06/2019

That viral photo of the Hong Kong protests is not what it seems A stunning nighttime image purporting to show thousands of people amassing Sunday on the streets of Hong Kong to protest a controversial extradition b...
12:24, 06/19/2019

Hong Kong isn't just battling on the streets: There is also a war on misinformation While Hong Kong protesters wage pitched battles with police on the street, fake news and misinformation are being spread online, fueling fear and susp...
09:25, 08/12/2019

Everything You Need to Know About the Extradition Bill Rocking Hong Kong Hong Kong’s government is attempting to pass a law that would for the first time allow extraditions to mainland China. The proposal has generated mass...
04:12, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong’s Uprising Rattles the Mainland Smelling blood, the protesters thronged in greater numbers. Demonstrations against an extradition bill in Hong Kong swelled on June 16 even after the ...
07:12, 06/20/2019

Bill that set off big protest to go to Hong Kong legislature HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s leader says a highly controversial extradition bill will proceed to the territory’s legislature. Carrie Lam&#...
01:00, 06/11/2019

Hong Kong protesters take aim at Chinese traders Hong Kong activists gathered to protest against mainland Chinese traders in a town near the border on Saturday, seeking to channel energy from huge de...
01:36, 07/13/2019

Photos From the Hong Kong Extradition Protests Demonstrations this week over a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China have produced some of the city’s biggest shows of dissent...
10:36, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong protests pit the city's young against the old Mass protests by Hong Kongers over the past couple of weeks have underlined the yawning gap between the city's old and young. Political differences ha...
11:12, 06/28/2019

The Latest: Iraq says foreign forces may not fight in Iraq BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s prime minister says foreign troops and local militia operating inside his country are forbidden from confronting each othe...
13:12, 06/18/2019

Border Patrol demonstrates dangers migrants face crossing the border Tucson- Border Patrol agents hosted a mock scenario highlighting the dangers border crossers face on Thursday. Border Patrol officials said migrants ...
09:48, 05/10/2019

Group of Hong Kong activists says will not back down on demands: TV A group of activists dressed in the Hong Kong protest uniform of masks and hard hats held a widely televised news conference Tuesday and urged the cit...
01:12, 08/06/2019

Hong Kong Interbank Rates Hit Highest Since 2008 The rates at which Hong Kong’s banks lend to one another surged to levels last seen during the global financial crisis, but economists said seasonal s...
02:24, 06/13/2019

China warns UK over Hong Kong: 'No country has right to intervene' China has dismissed the UK's concerns over Hong Kong, warning "no country has the right to intervene" - and insisted the former British colony was non...
23:36, 07/02/2019

Hong Kong police clash with pro-democracy protesters Activists have accused the police of using "excessive force" against protesters in Hong Kong. But the government has defended the violent escalation, ...
19:36, 07/07/2019

How Hong Kong maids became caught in a ‘humanitarian tsunami’ Migrant workers who become pregnant by their employers face dismissal, homelessness and a swift return home The sun had not yet risen in Hong Kong whe...
02:24, 07/22/2019

| WATCH: The morning after Hong Kong's violent protest Rubbish is strewn across Hong Kong's city centre in the morning after violent clashes between anti-government protesters and police a day earlier. WAT...
09:24, 06/13/2019

The Latest: No debate set for Hong Kong bill after protests A Hong Kong Legislative Council official says no time has been set aside for debate on a highly controversial extradition law that has drawn large-sca...
21:48, 06/12/2019

Violent protests broke out in Hong Kong — Here's what happened Large crowds of protesters gathered around the local legislature as lawmakers postponed a debate on a legal change that's been condemned by hundr...
19:48, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong's struggle against China's new Iron Curtain Anyone who loves the unique culture of Hong Kong can sympathize with the demonstrators who are protesting the latest step in a long process of Hong Ko...
12:36, 06/24/2019

Alibaba files for Hong Kong listing: source Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has filed confidentially for a Hong Kong listing, according to one source familiar with the matter....
01:00, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong strike: Can protesters shut down the city? Protesters in Hong Kong are calling for civil servants to stay home on Monday as a sign of solidarity with the pro-democracy movement. However, civil ...
10:36, 08/02/2019

Hong Kong police arrest six at Kowloon protest Police arrested six people during a demonstration in one of Hong Kong's most popular tourist areas on Sunday, where thousands of protesters sought to ...
19:24, 07/07/2019

Hong Kong legislators brawl over contentious extradition law Scuffles broke out in Hong Kong's legislature on Saturday between pro-democracy lawmakers and those loyal to Beijing over an extradition law that will...
02:36, 05/11/2019

UK summons Chinese ambassador over Hong Kong dispute Beijing has accused Britain of "basking in the faded glory of British colonialism." The United Kingdom says China is violating agreements made before ...
20:12, 07/03/2019

Mob attacks demonstrators at Hong Kong train station Dozens were injured in Hong Kong early Monday after authorities said a mob of masked men used batons and bamboo rods to beat protesters at a train sta...
11:12, 07/22/2019

Hong Kong police arrest 20 people after protests The first of two protests planned for Sunday has kicked off after a night of violent demonstrations. China's official news agency has warned that Beij...
15:00, 08/04/2019

| Pro-democracy push causes transport chaos in Hong Kong Peak-hour morning train travel and international flights in Hong Kong were thrown into chaos as pro-democracy protesters launched an attempted city-wi...
15:36, 08/05/2019

The Peacemaker at the Center of Hong Kong’s Turbulent Protests Roy Kwong, a 36-year-old legislator, has emerged as a hero for the city’s youth and a leading voice for moderation during the political crisis there....
09:00, 07/04/2019

'They will definitely take revenge': how China could respond to the Hong Kong protests Hong Kong has seen its biggest political crisis in decades, but Beijing cannot afford to let the dissent go unpunishedThe Communist Party has always b...
21:36, 06/29/2019

China to Britain: Keep your 'colonial' hands off Hong Kong China told Britain to keep its hands off Hong Kong on Wednesday while London called for Beijing to honor the agreements made when the city was handed ...
05:12, 07/04/2019

More Than 100 Flights Cancelled In Hong Kong Amid Protests More than 100 flights were cancelled in Hong Kong on Monday morning with airport authorities warning passengers of potential disruption, as pro-democr...
22:36, 08/04/2019

Alibaba Files Plans to List in Hong Kong Alibaba Group Holding has filed confidential paperwork for a Hong Kong listing, according to people familiar with the matter, kicking off a process th...
05:36, 06/13/2019

‘If All of Us Come Out, We Can Win.’ Hong Kong Protesters Call for Even Bigger March Hong Kong activists are calling for renewed protests with an even bigger turnout this weekend after police yesterday fired tear gas and rubber bullets...
05:00, 06/13/2019

The Latest: Protesters besiege Hong Kong police HQ Protesters in Hong Kong have thrown bricks and flaming bottles at the headquarters of the city police in the latest assault against law enforcement af...
10:00, 08/05/2019

Hong Kong police to mark protesters with colored dye Police in Hong Kong say they will spray protesters for identification purposes. China's official news agency has warned that Beijing will not let the ...
15:00, 08/04/2019

Hong Kong police arrest 20 as protests continue On Saturday police fired multiple tear gas rounds in confrontations with black-clad activists in the city's Kowloon area, the latest escalation after ...
06:36, 08/04/2019

China Will Not Allow Hong Kong Issue To Be Discussed At G20 Summit China's Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs Zhang Jun said on Monday that China will not allow the Group of 20 to discuss the Hong Kong issue at its...
22:36, 06/23/2019

| First charges against Hong Kong anti-government protester A Hong Kong street artist was charged with assaulting a police officer and criminal damage, the first prosecution against an anti-government protester...
06:00, 07/06/2019

Hong Kong Police Vow Action Over Parliament Storming Hong Kong authorities vowed Wednesday to hunt down the protesters who stormed parliament in an unprecedented challenge to the Beijing-backed governmen...
21:36, 07/03/2019

How Trump Could Suddenly Amplify the Hong Kong Protests Trump has the unilateral power to rescind Hong Kong’s status as a preferential trading partner -- a potentially huge blow that would undermine confide...
14:48, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong at a Standstill as Protesters Return to the Streets Hundreds of thousands marched through city streets as unrest stretched into a seventh weekend, with crowds registering their support for both sides in...
07:24, 07/21/2019

China Says Hong Kong Protests "Absolutely Intolerable" China reacted furiously on Monday to anti-government protesters vandalising the walls of its representative's office in Hong Kong and defacing the nat...
04:48, 07/22/2019

Hong Kong Police arrest 12 for July 1 protest Hong Kong police said Wednesday they have arrested 12 people in connection to Monday's protest when the Legislative Council was broken into and vandal...
23:00, 07/03/2019

How Trump Could Suddenly Amplify Hong Kong Protests Protesters in gas masks flooding the streets of Hong Kong might hope U.S. President Donald Trump ratchets up pressure against the former British colon...
10:36, 06/13/2019

What Denise Ho, Jackie Chan and Others Think About the Hong Kong Protests For many stars whose careers depend on mainland China, the blacklisting of a Cantopop singer served as a warning that the Communist Party has a low to...
10:12, 07/05/2019

First of 2 Hong Kong rallies underway after clashes, arrests The first of two planned protests in Hong Kong on Sunday has kicked off from a public park just hours after police said they arrested more than 20 peo...
02:12, 08/04/2019

What Hong Kong's Protestors Can Teach Us About the Future of Privacy Something odd happened in Hong Kong last week. Protestors against a controversial proposed extradition bill were afraid to use their metro cards. Inst...
09:24, 06/21/2019

Hong Kong protesters apologize for disrupting lives HONG KONG (AP) — A small group of Hong Kong protesters have handed out flyers and bowed to passers-by to apologize for a demonstration that jammed the...
04:36, 06/25/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Try to Keep Momentum With Weekend Protests A march on Sunday in the Sha Tin area of Hong Kong came one day after clashes broke out between police officers and protesters in a town near mainland...
02:00, 07/14/2019

Activists lay flowers at memorial for Hong Kong protester Thousands of people in Hong Kong laid sunflowers and white lilies at a memorial site on Thursday for a man who fell to his death during protests again...
17:24, 07/12/2019

Sound of Hong Kong's defiance reverberates in Beijing Beijing’s public support for Hong Kong leader likely hides private fury, but letting her go would be another humiliationThe most obvious casualty of H...
16:12, 06/17/2019

Opponents of Hong Kong extradition law plan another protest HONG KONG (AP) — Opponents of a proposed extradition law plan a protest Monday as Hong Kong marks the anniversary of the former British colony’s...
05:36, 06/29/2019

Police use tear gas to quell Hong Kong protest Police carrying riot shields and firing tear gas moved in shortly after midnight to clear protesters, who hours earlier, swarmed into the legislature&...
16:24, 07/01/2019

British PM May raises Hong Kong protests with China's Hu British Prime Minister Theresa May discussed the continuing protests in Hong Kong, a former British colony, in a meeting at her office with China's vi...
14:36, 06/17/2019

Hong Kong police retake parliament from protesters Hong Kong police have regained control of the city's parliament after hundreds of protesters ransacked the building. The city's embattled leader, Carr...
19:36, 07/01/2019

| China says army can be deployed at Hong Kong's request China issued a stark reminder that its army could be deployed in Hong Kong if city authorities requested support in maintaining "public order" after w...
08:24, 07/24/2019

Hong Kong protesters disperse one day after storming the legislature A day after angry protesters stormed and vandalized Hong Kong's legislature amid anger over a proposed extradition bill, the exterior of the buil...
20:00, 07/01/2019

Beijing suggests it could mobilize troops in Hong Kong if necessary China's defense ministry on Wednesday indicated that the People's Liberation Army could be deployed in Hong Kong as protests continue in the...
04:48, 07/24/2019

Christian hymn becomes unlikely anthem of Hong Kong protests HONG KONG — The Christian hymn “Sing Hallelujah to the Lord” has emerged as the unlikely anthem of Hong Kong’s protests against an extradition bill th...
12:00, 06/18/2019

WeLab: A fintech experiment succeeds in Hong Kong Ex-Citibanker Simon Loong is playing a long game – he has assembled some powerful backers for his Hong Kong fintech and now, armed with a new virtual ...
04:00, 06/28/2019

How house prices are linked to Hong Kong's protests One of the big things behind the protests in Hong Kong is the "terrible affordability" of housing in the city, which is upsetting young people and the...
03:00, 07/23/2019

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam condemns violence Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam condemned violence that broke out Monday when weapon-wielding, masked assailants attacked pro-democracy protesters, journa...
07:48, 07/23/2019

Hong Kong protesters appeal to world leaders Hong Kong protesters are appealing for foreign support in their fight for political freedom, calling on world leaders to act ahead of the summit of th...
09:00, 06/27/2019

Carrie Lam, Hong Kong Leader, Condemns Violence Protesters had mostly cleared out of the Legislative Council building after three hours of occupation. Then a cordon of riot police used tear gas and ...
15:00, 07/01/2019

Hong Kong readies for more protests on handover anniversary HONG KONG (AP) — Thousands of people have rallied in support of the Hong Kong police as the semi-autonomous territory readies for another day of prote...
06:24, 06/30/2019

Hong Kong Police Ban a March to Protest Mob Violence The march was planned for a satellite town where a gang of men targeted protesters, injuring dozens. The police said it was too dangerous to go ahead....
06:00, 07/25/2019

Budweiser Brewer Plans $7 Billion Hong Kong IPO The Asian business of beer giant Anheuser-Busch InBev filed an application to list on the Hong Kong stock exchange, moving closer toward a multibillio...
22:48, 05/09/2019

Hong Kong protesters try to smash their way into govt building Protesters in Hong Kong tried to smash their way into a government building as thousands took to the streets to mark the 22nd anniversary of the forme...
05:36, 07/01/2019