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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 Co...

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; break...
18:51, 2019-08-14

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 ...
21:34, 2019-08-13

Hong Kong pushed to the 'brink of no return' as airport protests enter fifth day Passengers in Hong Kong were still experiencing disruptions Tuesday as ongoing pro-democracy protests at the world's eighth biggest airport look set ...
07:00, 2019-08-13

‘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...
15:17, 2019-08-14

Hong Kong airport protest LIVE: Violent clashes after riot police try to disperse demonstrators during second day of disruption Violent clashes have broken out after riot police descended on Hong Kong airport in a bid to disperse protesters who have caused flights to be cancel...
17:34, 2019-08-13

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 Germa...
00:00, 2019-06-07

France approves of trials in Iraq for French IS fighters France's foreign affairs ministry says the Iraqi court that sentenced three French citizens to death for being members of the Islamic State group has...
12:17, 2019-05-27

Geneva Conventions at 70: More enforcement needed The Geneva Conventions, the foundation of international humanitarian law, were adopted 70 years ago in the aftermath of World War II. With the changi...
04:17, 2019-08-12

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 con...
15:34, 2019-06-02

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 ju...
10:17, 2019-05-27

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 followi...
00:51, 2019-08-15

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...
15:17, 2019-08-14

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.   &...
00:17, 2019-08-11

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 collapse...
03:01, 2019-07-25

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 “significan...
00:00, 2019-08-14

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 t...
08:17, 2019-08-14

Hong Kong’s ‘death fighters’: young protesters with nothing to lose Group who stormed legislative building defend their action as last resort after being ignored for yearsAs midnight approached on Monday, four protest...
18:51, 2019-07-03

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 c...
15:17, 2019-05-21

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 a...
22:34, 2019-08-13

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 termi...
02:00, 2019-08-13

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 o...
13:17, 2019-08-10

Clashes At Hong Kong Airport After Flights Disrupted 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 i...
01:51, 2019-08-14

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 ...
06:34, 2019-08-13

Hong Kong airport cancels flights due to protests A protest at the arrivals terminal of Hong Kong's airport has prompted authorities to cancel all flights for the remainder of the day. Protesters ral...
13:51, 2019-08-12

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 violenc...
10:00, 2019-08-14

Hong Kong airport cancels flights over protest Hong Kong International Airport said in a statement that the demonstration “seriously disrupted” airport operations. It said all check-in...
12:51, 2019-08-12

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 shut...
19:00, 2019-08-13

Hong Kong Airport Resumes Flights After Protests Flights were departing Hong Kong airport largely on schedule on Wednesday morning, a day after pro-democracy protesters caused chaos with a disruptiv...
08:17, 2019-08-14

Clashes at Hong Kong airport after flights halted Police and protesters clashed at Hong Kong's international airport on Tuesday evening after flights were disrupted for a second day and the political...
21:00, 2019-08-13

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 airpor...
23:34, 2019-08-13

Hong Kong airport occupied by hundreds of 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 o...
17:34, 2019-08-09

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 ...
18:00, 2019-08-13

Hong Kong protests: airport suspends flights for second day Hundreds of demonstrators stage new rally a day after shutdown at key transport hub Hong Kong’s airport authority has suspended flights for a second ...
13:34, 2019-08-13

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 t...
19:34, 2019-08-09

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 pr...
06:51, 2019-08-15

Ex-Philippine judge says she was held at Hong Kong airport A former Philippine Supreme Court justice who once accused Chinese President Xi Jinping of crimes against humanity before the International Criminal ...
14:51, 2019-05-21

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" an...
23:34, 2019-08-13

Hong Kong's Airport Reopens After Protests But Over 200 Flights Cancelled 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...
06:34, 2019-08-13

Hong Kong Cancels Flights as Protesters Shut Down Airport Antigovernment demonstrators shut down Hong Kong’s airport and stranded thousands of passengers, protesting what they say is police brutality in hand...
21:51, 2019-08-12

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. ...
18:17, 2019-08-12

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 par...
22:34, 2019-08-13

| 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'...
02:51, 2019-08-15

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 Air...
06:00, 2019-08-13

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' deman...
00:00, 2019-08-10

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 ot...
08:17, 2019-08-11

Activists target airport as Hong Kong braces for more protests Multiple protests are planned for Friday, including a march by accountants to government headquarters and a "Baltic Chain" event where protesters wil...
05:34, 2019-08-23

Hong Kong airport authority cancels flights over protests All flights not yet checked in by Monday afternoon have been cancelled, authority saysHong Kong’s Airport Authority has cancelled all departure fligh...
11:17, 2019-08-12

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 de...
04:17, 2019-08-09

Hong Kong airport shut down after protesters storm inside Hong Kong’s airport canceled all flights Monday after thousands of pro-democracy protesters stormed into the main terminal of one of the world’s busi...
17:51, 2019-08-12

Hong Kong's airport says it will implement flight rescheduling on Tuesday Hong Kong's airport said on Tuesday it will implement flight rescheduling, with flight movements expected to be affected, after China said prote...
04:00, 2019-08-13

Flights Canceled for a Second Day as Protesters Reoccupy Hong Kong’s Airport Hundreds of flights were cancelled on Tuesday at Hong Kong’s international airport as demonstrators invaded the terminal building for a second ...
09:34, 2019-08-13

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 ...
04:17, 2019-08-11

Hong Kong Cancels Flights as Protesters Fill Airport Antigovernment demonstrators shut down Hong Kong’s airport and stranded thousands of passengers, as officials in Beijing said they saw emerging signs...
16:17, 2019-08-12

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 Airpo...
10:34, 2019-08-09

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 t...
19:51, 2019-08-14

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 fo...
18:00, 2019-08-13

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...
15:17, 2019-08-12

Hong Kong airport: Flights resume after violent protests Hong Kong airport has reopened after being shut down by two days of violent clashes between police and protesters. Airport authorities said they had ...
12:51, 2019-08-14

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 termin...
16:51, 2019-08-14

Hong Kong riot police clash with airport protesters Batons and pepper spray used on protesters as flights suspended for second dayPolice armed with batons and pepper spray have clashed with thousands o...
18:34, 2019-08-13

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 tra...
09:34, 2019-08-13

Flights restart at Hong Kong airport as protesters apologize About three dozen protesters remained camped in the airport’s arrivals area a day after a mass demonstration and frenzied mob violence forced m...
15:51, 2019-08-14

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 p...
14:51, 2019-08-14

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...
13:00, 2019-08-09

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 pos...
15:51, 2019-08-14

Hong Kong airport suspends flight check-ins: authority Flight check-in services have been suspended at Hong Kong's international airport, the airport authority said on Tuesday, citing disruptions caused b...
12:00, 2019-08-13

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 ...
00:34, 2019-07-12

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 ha...
15:00, 2019-08-13

Hong Kong airport cancels all departing flights for the second day amid protests It came after thousands of protesters took over the facility’s main terminal on Monday, leading to the cancellation of more than 200 flights. ...
14:34, 2019-08-13

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...
21:34, 2019-08-13

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 cancel...
19:00, 2019-08-13

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...
19:00, 2019-08-13

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 se...
12:00, 2019-08-13

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 planne...
15:34, 2019-08-09

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 fr...
12:00, 2019-08-09

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...
13:34, 2019-08-13

‘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...
18:34, 2019-08-13

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 depart...
19:00, 2019-08-13

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...
20:00, 2019-08-13

| 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...
02:51, 2019-08-14

Hong Kong: flights resume at airport after clashes between protesters and police Just 30 protesters remain in the terminal buildings after two days of disruption and violence, while US president calls for calmFlights have resumed ...
03:17, 2019-08-14

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 ...
16:17, 2019-08-12

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...
05:34, 2019-08-09

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. &#...
06:17, 2019-08-14

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. ...
20:34, 2019-08-14

After night of violence, thousands of protesters shut down Hong Kong airport Hong Kong's international airport has ground to a halt Monday as thousands of protesters swarmed its main terminal to express their outrage over anot...
12:51, 2019-08-12

Hong Kong airport targeted in weekend protest after last week's mayhem Hong Kong braced for an anti-government protest "stress test" of the airport this weekend, as weeks of sometimes violent demonstrations in the Chines...
14:17, 2019-08-23

Flights resume after two days of violent clashes at Hong Kong airport Flights have resumed at Hong Kong airport after two days of clashes between pro-democracy supporters and riot police, as China said anti-government p...
10:34, 2019-08-14

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 thei...
15:17, 2019-08-14

Hong Kong airport operating normally despite planned 'stress test' protest Hong Kong's airport and the roads and railways leading to it were operating normally early on Saturday despite plans by protesters to implement a "st...
05:17, 2019-08-24

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 T...
13:17, 2019-08-14

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 cl...
02:17, 2019-08-14

Hong Kong protesters attempt to restore peace after airport violence As Hong Kong enters its 11th consecutive weekend of anti-government protests, the city is waiting anxiously to see if both protesters and police can ...
10:51, 2019-08-18

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 i...
01:51, 2019-08-14

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 tho...
04:17, 2019-08-15

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...
18:51, 2019-08-12

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...
12:00, 2019-08-13

Hong Kong airport continues to see delays; thousands of protesters occupy terminals for fifth day More than 100 flights were canceled at Hong Kong International Airport Tuesday as thousands of demonstrators flooded the airport’s main terminal for ...
13:34, 2019-08-13

Hong Kong protesters offer apologies, China doubles down after airport clash China said on Wednesday Hong Kong's protest movement had reached "near terrorism", as more street clashes followed ugly scenes a day earlier at the a...
17:51, 2019-08-14

'Frightened, angry and exhausted': Hong Kong protesters apologise for airport violence Protest group asks for understanding after clashes in which a reporter and policeman were attacked Hong Kong protesters have apologised to the public...
10:34, 2019-08-14

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 cl...
08:17, 2019-08-14

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 airp...
16:00, 2019-08-13

"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 ...
19:00, 2019-08-13

Hong Kong Cancels All Flights as Thousands of Pro-Democracy Protesters Occupy Airport Hong Kong International Airport has cancelled flights for the day after 6 PM local time (6 AM ET) as pro-democracy protests in the city rage on for t...
12:51, 2019-08-12

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...
13:17, 2019-08-14

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 ser...
22:00, 2019-08-09

Hong Kong airport to resume all flights after protesters cause chaos by flooding terminal Hong Kong airport has said it will restart flights after thousands of pro-democracy protesters occupied its main terminal and forced it to shut down....
21:51, 2019-08-12

Hong Kong protests unleash 'panic and chaos', leader says as airport reopens A state of "panic and chaos" exists in Hong Kong, the city's embattled leader said on Tuesday, defying calls to quit as the stock market tumbled, air...
12:00, 2019-08-13

Normal operations resume at Hong Kong airport as city braces for more protests Hong Kong's Airport Authority said normal flight operations would resume on Thursday after pro-democracy protests forced the cancellation of nearly 1...
04:17, 2019-08-15

Hong Kong Protesters Occupy Airport as Anger Grows Over Police Violence Black-clad protesters flooded the arrivals hall of Hong Kong’s international airport Monday, following a night of unprecedented police violence...
09:17, 2019-08-12

US Upgrades Hong Kong Travel Warning Ahead Of Planned Airport Protest Washington on Thursday warned US citizens to "exercise increased caution" when travelling to Hong Kong, as protesters announced three days of new dem...
09:34, 2019-08-09

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 s...
18:00, 2019-05-30

Hong Kong airport protests: flight chaos as Carrie Lam warns of 'path of no return' Hundreds of flights cancelled ahead of further protests as territory’s leader says violence is pushing city into dangerHundreds of flights out of Hon...
08:00, 2019-08-13

Hong Kong families form peaceful human chains ahead of airport protest Thousands of chanting Hong Kong protesters joined hands to form human chains on Friday in a peaceful protest, with almost three months of anti-govern...
05:17, 2019-08-24

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...
21:00, 2019-08-13

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 fli...
21:00, 2019-08-13

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 ...
16:17, 2019-08-12

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 fier...
13:34, 2019-08-13

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 ha...
19:51, 2019-08-14

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 m...
13:34, 2019-08-13

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,...
09:34, 2019-08-13

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...
06:34, 2019-08-13

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 ...
02:51, 2019-08-14

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.      ...
20:34, 2019-08-14

France denies Iraq has yet asked for money to try jihadist fighters France's foreign ministry denied on Thursday a report that it had been asked by Iraqi authorities to pay up to $2 million per fighter for Baghdad to ...
17:00, 2019-06-13

Hong Kong riot police, armed with pepper spray and batons, clash with protesters at airport Police intervened after protesters seized a suspected Chinese undercover officer, adding to chaos that forced the airport to cancel flights for a sec...
13:17, 2019-08-14

Hong Kong police face off with protesters while trying to clear streets Hong Kong police and protesters faced off early Monday as authorities began trying to clear the streets of a few hundred who remained near the city g...
09:00, 2019-06-17

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 activist...
20:34, 2019-06-13

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 recei...
18:00, 2019-08-13

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 te...
11:34, 2019-06-21

'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 hu...
15:00, 2019-08-16

Iraq handing out thousands of death sentences in hasty trials for ISIS fighters As the dust from the years of ISIS occupation settles in a still damaged and bleeding Iraq, Baghdad has sentenced thousands of convicted Iraqi nation...
04:34, 2019-06-08

| 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 ...
16:34, 2019-08-16

French ‘spiderman’ scales Hong Kong skyscraper amid mass protests French “spiderman” climber Alain Robert scaled a 68-story skyscraper in Hong Kong on Friday to hoist a flag symbolizing reconciliation between China ...
19:34, 2019-08-16

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    ...
23:34, 2019-05-24

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...
22:00, 2019-08-16

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 m...
13:17, 2019-08-14

Le Brexit breakthrough? Europe says 'Nein', 'non', 'no' After sterling soared and some British newspapers roared at a supposed Brexit victory for Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Europe's power brokers had a ...
14:17, 2019-08-23

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 deliberat...
14:00, 2019-06-19

| 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, ...
14:17, 2019-06-10

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.  ...
18:17, 2019-08-12

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 stat...
14:17, 2019-06-29

Spain invites stranded migrants to disembark in Majorca or Menorca The Spanish government has offered rescue boat 'Open Arms' to dock in one of the Balearic Island ports. The invite comes a day after the charity vess...
19:51, 2019-08-19

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 r...
18:17, 2019-08-17

Italy's Salvini dismisses fears for health of stranded migrants A charity rescue ship carrying 134 migrants, mostly Africans, was stranded off the coast of Italy on Friday as a political battle in Rome stopped it ...
01:00, 2019-08-17

Ship carrying migrants stranded while waiting for safe port A Spanish humanitarian ship has been stuck in the Mediterranean Sea for more than a week because no European government will offer safe harbor to the...
10:00, 2019-08-10

| 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....
07:34, 2019-06-13

UPDATE 4-Economic downturn to hit Hong Kong like a "tsunami", city's leader warns Hong Kong's protests could hit the economy like a tsunami, the city's leader said on Friday, pledging daring economic reforms in response, even as ac...
14:34, 2019-08-09

UPDATE 5-Trump hopes 'tricky' Hong Kong situation works out 'for liberty' U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday the situation in Hong Kong was tricky, but he hoped it would work out for everybody, including China, and...
02:17, 2019-08-14

UPDATE 2-Trump hopes 'tricky' Hong Kong situation works out 'for liberty' U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday the situation in Hong Kong was tricky, but he hoped it would work out for everybody, including China, and...
19:34, 2019-08-13

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...
15:34, 2019-07-18

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 ...
07:34, 2019-08-10

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. ...
07:17, 2019-08-14

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 ch...
03:34, 2019-06-21

REFILE-UPDATE 2-ESR plans to raise up to $1.24 bln in Hong Kong's biggest share listing this year Logistics real estate developer ESR Cayman Ltd kicked off an initial public share offering (IPO) on Wednesday, hoping to raise up to $1.24 billion in...
18:34, 2019-06-05

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 lea...
08:51, 2019-07-01

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 ...
07:00, 2019-08-10

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 cancellati...
15:51, 2019-06-06

UPDATE 3-Twitter, Facebook accuse China of using fake accounts to undermine Hong Kong protests Twitter Inc and Facebook Inc said on Monday they had dismantled a state-backed social media campaign originating in mainland China that sought to und...
05:51, 2019-08-20

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 Waterl...
22:51, 2019-07-17

Migrants stranded off coast of Italy ‘going mad,’ jump ship in desperate attempt to reach shore Migrants stranded aboard a Spanish rescue ship for 19 days in the Mediterranean Sea have resorted to jumping into the ocean in desperate attempts to ...
19:00, 2019-08-21

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 th...
15:51, 2019-06-12

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 operato...
03:17, 2019-06-18

'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 prot...
07:00, 2019-08-17

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 executi...
18:34, 2019-06-10

Migrants jump overboard rescue ship stranded off Italian coast in attempt to swim ashore The ship Open Arms, at sea for 19 days with almost 100 migrants onboard, has been waiting just off the port of Lampedusa, asking to bring the mostly ...
17:34, 2019-08-20

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 C...
10:17, 2019-05-22

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 ...
13:00, 2019-08-16

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 delay...
19:17, 2019-06-05

Kurds in Syria hand over orphans of French Isis fighters to France Transfer of children, oldest of whom is 10, took place in Ain Issa on Sunday, says officialThe Kurdish administration in north-eastern Syria has hand...
14:17, 2019-06-10

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 ba...
20:17, 2019-06-14

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 grou...
14:34, 2019-06-03

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 Sta...
02:00, 2019-05-27

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 ...
00:51, 2019-06-04

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 heal...
15:34, 2019-05-21

UPDATE 3-Top U.S., Chinese trade negotiators to meet face-to-face for 1st time since Trump, Xi meeting Top U.S. and Chinese negotiators will meet face-to-face next week for the first time since the countries' leaders agreed in June to revive talks aime...
18:51, 2019-07-24

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 ...
15:34, 2019-06-04

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 h...
00:17, 2019-08-07

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'...
22:51, 2019-07-24

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...
20:34, 2019-06-04

France says it opposes death penalty as four French sentenced in Iraq France opposes the death penalty in principle but accepts Iraqi sovereignty, its foreign ministry said on Monday, as a fourth French citizen was sent...
16:17, 2019-05-27

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 al...
18:51, 2019-06-04

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 aft...
19:00, 2019-05-26

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 ...
22:51, 2019-06-12

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 fi...
01:34, 2019-05-24

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 w...
22:17, 2019-07-24

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 chi...
02:00, 2019-08-04

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Ebola in DR Congo, malnutrition in Laos, baby health, support for Sahel force, #ClimateAction On Thursday, we cover: more support needed for Sahel force, fears in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) as Ebola response funding dwindles; f...
17:00, 2019-05-21

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...
18:34, 2019-07-31

France opposes Iraq's death penalty against French Isis trio Men captured in Syria by US-backed force fighting jihadists have 30 days to lodge appealFrance has confirmed it would take “the necessary steps” to t...
13:00, 2019-05-27

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 ...
23:01, 2019-06-28

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 pol...
18:17, 2019-05-21

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 ...
23:17, 2019-06-06

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 ...
21:00, 2019-07-08

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 ...
21:51, 2019-05-21

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 ...
22:51, 2019-07-31

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 ...
11:51, 2019-07-11

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...
07:34, 2019-07-11

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 Medite...
21:34, 2019-06-16

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...
08:51, 2019-07-23

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 r...
23:34, 2019-08-13

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, Tripo...
18:00, 2019-06-22

Determined to reach Europe, migrants defy Morocco's crackdown Senegalese migrant Ismail, 26, is back in the forests around the northern Moroccan port of Tangier, not long after being stopped there by authorities...
16:17, 2019-07-09

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...
10:00, 2019-07-11

Libya's coast guard rescues over 270 Europe-bound migrants The Libyan coast guard says it has rescued 278 migrants on four different boats in recent days. The migrants, including 18 women and two children, ha...
18:17, 2019-08-17

Libyan coast guard intercepts some 100 Europe-bound migrants Libya's coast guard says it has intercepted a boat carrying nearly 100 Europe-bound migrants, including women and children, off the country's Mediter...
16:51, 2019-06-04

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 c...
21:17, 2019-06-05

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; Cl...
03:17, 2019-07-02

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...
21:51, 2019-08-01

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...
14:17, 2019-06-06

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'...
02:17, 2019-08-03

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 Sou...
23:34, 2019-06-14

22 arrested across Europe in swoop on 'dangerous drug gang' Europol says group was involved in drug and cigarette trafficking and assassinationsPolice have arrested 22 suspects in an operation across five coun...
12:34, 2019-05-22

UPDATE 5-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 Sallyp...
00:34, 2019-06-23

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 Sallyp...
03:17, 2019-06-23

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 ‘exc...
05:51, 2019-07-18

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 C...
04:34, 2019-08-04

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 up...
01:34, 2019-06-21

Monday’s Daily Brief: drug-resistant diseases, Venezuelan refugees, fighting in Tripoli, and hate speech Top stories this Monday include: 10 million people could die every year due to the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria; 300,000 Venezuelan children...
17:00, 2019-05-21

‘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 migrati...
23:00, 2019-07-01

'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...
08:17, 2019-06-12

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'...
03:34, 2019-07-18

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 F...
02:34, 2019-06-28

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...
12:17, 2019-05-22

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, cli...
22:17, 2019-08-02

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 ...
06:51, 2019-08-11

UPDATE 3-Rocket hits site of foreign oil firms in Iraq's Basra, three hurt A rocket struck the site of the residential and operations headquarters of several global major oil companies, including U.S. giant ExxonMobil, near ...
09:17, 2019-06-19

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 G...
21:34, 2019-06-22

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 indi...
07:34, 2019-08-07

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'...
20:17, 2019-06-07

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...
14:51, 2019-06-15

Migrants traveling through Mexico to the U.S. face high violence risk (Reuters Health) - Nearly one third of migrants traveling through Mexico to the U.S. experience physical, psychological and/or sexual violence during...
05:00, 2019-08-23

Monday’s Daily Brief: Independent UN experts on Myanmar, UN chief renounces attacks in US, Libyan airport violence, UN spokesperson on Kashmir, and FAO and Italy on development Our main stories today: Myanmar companies bankroll ‘brutal operations’ of military; UN chief renounces shootings in the United States; ‘Repeated indi...
10:17, 2019-08-06

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 escala...
15:51, 2019-06-18

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 serv...
04:17, 2019-06-06

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 gadg...
15:17, 2019-06-20

‘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...
23:51, 2019-06-27

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 G...
19:17, 2019-07-07

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 satisfact...
04:17, 2019-06-03

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 s...
02:00, 2019-08-04

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 s...
23:51, 2019-07-23

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 Ugand...
00:01, 2019-06-15

Friday’s Daily Brief: Education in Africa, Sudan flash-floods, WHO on Ebola, spike in South Sudan violence, Rwanda, Uganda move to normalize relations A recap of Friday’s stories: Education under fire in Central and Western Africa; Sudan flash-floods wreak havoc; Ebola outbreak spreads, albeit with ...
22:34, 2019-08-23

Google Photos' face-grouping feature comes to Europe Google Photos recently hit one billion users after being spun out from Google+ just four years ago. One reason the product grew so quickly is its fre...
19:00, 2019-08-22

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...
01:51, 2019-07-12

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 Presid...
06:00, 2019-06-28

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Development forum centres on inclusion; Monsoons damage Asia; Young children at greater Ebola risk; Small islands fight hunger, obesity; Yemen ceasefire in 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 chi...
22:51, 2019-07-16

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...
12:17, 2019-05-22

Important for Europe to stay united on Iran: French official The three major European powers - Britain, France and Germany - must stay united on Iran, said a French official on Friday, speaking as world powers ...
14:17, 2019-08-23

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. ...
05:00, 2019-05-24

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 ...
12:34, 2019-06-09

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 ...
16:51, 2019-08-02

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 record...
17:17, 2019-07-01

Report: Sprint star Christian Coleman could face ban after three missed drug tests Gold-medal sprint contender Christian Coleman’s Olympic prospects might be in jeopardy after three missed drug tests, according to Associated P...
17:34, 2019-08-22

American sprint star Christian Coleman could face ban over missed drug tests: reports American star sprinter Christian Coleman reportedly might not make it to next summer’s Olympic Games after an investigation was launched into his all...
03:00, 2019-08-24

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...
13:17, 2019-05-30

UPDATE 1-Newark Airport‏ resumes flights after brief closure due to emergency New Jersey's Newark Airport briefly suspended arrivals and departures on Saturday due to an emergency, officials said, and media reports said a plane...
17:17, 2019-06-29

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 c...
01:17, 2019-08-01

After Iraq base blasts, Iranian-backed militias’ threats heighten speculation Israel is bombing Iraq A statement from Iranian-backed militias blamed Israeli drones for four big blasts at militia bases over the past month and accused the U.S. military...
07:17, 2019-08-22

The Latest: Iraq says foreign forces may not fight in Iraq Iraq’s prime minister says foreign troops and local militia operating inside his country are forbidden from confronting each other and must operate u...
23:00, 2019-06-18

UPDATE 2-Stoppage at Newmont Goldcorp mine costs Mexico millions daily - minister Ongoing stoppages at Newmont Goldcorp Corp's Penasquito gold mine in Mexico are costing "millions" every day to both public coffers and the company, ...
07:01, 2019-05-24

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 mul...
19:00, 2019-06-19

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 ...
12:34, 2019-05-29

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...
23:34, 2019-07-01

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   &#...
02:00, 2019-05-29

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 p...
01:17, 2019-06-16

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...
20:34, 2019-05-27

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 pla...
15:00, 2019-06-07

UPDATE 3-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 ...
20:34, 2019-06-29

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 ...
10:17, 2019-06-30

UPDATE 1-U.S. drugmakers file lawsuit against requiring drug prices in TV ads U.S. drugmakers filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging a new government regulation that would require them to disclose the list price of prescription ...
01:34, 2019-06-15

UPDATE 1-U.S. judge halts rule requiring drug prices in TV ads A federal judge on Monday blocked the Trump administration from implementing a new rule that would force pharmaceutical companies to include the whol...
00:51, 2019-07-09

UPDATE 1-U.S. group says Novartis MS drug price out of line with benefit A U.S. group that reviews the value of medicines issued a critical report on Novartis's new multiple sclerosis drug Mayzent, calling its $88,561 list...
19:17, 2019-06-21

UPDATE 1-U.S. FDA approves TB Alliance's treatment for drug-resistant tuberculosis The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved TB Alliance's treatment for drug-resistant tuberculosis as part of a three-drug combination regime...
20:34, 2019-08-14

UPDATE 2-Europe should brace for U.S. tariffs on several fronts -German official European Union member states should brace for U.S. tariffs on several fronts in the months ahead, a senior German official warned late on Tuesday, ju...
04:17, 2019-07-11

UPDATE 1-Europe should brace for U.S. tariffs on several fronts -German official European Union member states should brace for U.S. tariffs on several fronts in the coming months, a senior German official said late on Tuesday, fol...
21:34, 2019-07-10

French tourists face six years in jail over claims they stole Sardinia sand Couple in hot water as Italian authorities get tough on issue blighting island for yearsA pair of French tourists could face up to six years in jail ...
01:17, 2019-08-20

French couple could face jail for taking sand from Italian beach, reports say A French couple’s desire to transport a keepsake from their vacation – a whopping 90 pounds of sand from an Italian beach – may reportedly land them ...
19:51, 2019-08-19

Dale Earnhardt Jr. And Family Reportedly "Safe" After Plane Crash At Tennessee Airport [Update] Retired NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his family were taken to a hospital for evaluation today after their plane crashed at an airport in Tenn...
12:34, 2019-08-16

Deadly land, deadly sea: Libya migrants face brutal choice A boat from Libya carrying 86 migrants sank in the Mediterranean and left only three survivors following an airstrike on a migrant detention center n...
01:00, 2019-07-05

UPDATE 3-U.S. lawmakers push Mylan, Teva over drug pricing probe The head of the U.S. House of Representative's oversight panel on Wednesday called on three drugmakers to turn over documents as part of an ongoing c...
18:17, 2019-08-14

UPDATE 2-Catalyst Pharma sues FDA over approval of cheaper rival drug Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Inc, which has come under fire for the high price tag on its rare disease drug, on Wednesday sued the U.S. Food and Drug Adm...
18:51, 2019-06-12

UPDATE 3-Canadian panel calls for universal public drug coverage A Canadian advisory council studying prescription drug coverage said on Wednesday the federal government should create a C$15.3 billion ($11.5 billio...
01:01, 2019-06-13

Monday’s Daily Brief: World Humanitarian Day, Afghan massacre aftermath, Venezuelans in Brazil, Yemen war update, and reconciliation in Mali Our main stories today: Women celebrated on World Humanitarian Day; Afghanistan bloodshed mars 100 years of independence; Brazil’s ‘exemplary’ respon...
04:51, 2019-08-20

UPDATE 2-Canadian panel calls for universal public prescription drug coverage A Canadian advisory council studying prescription drug coverage said on Wednesday the federal government should create a C$15.3 billion ($11.5 billio...
21:00, 2019-06-12

UPDATE 3-Canada enacts drug price crackdown, in blow to pharmaceutical industry The Canadian government announced final regulations on Friday that should cut billions of dollars from patented drug prices that are among the highes...
07:00, 2019-08-10

UPDATE 3-Answering Trump, UPS, FedEx and USPS say they already fight illegal drug shipments FedEx Corp, United Parcel Service Inc and the U.S. Postal Service said on Friday they are already working to stop traffickers from using their servic...
03:00, 2019-08-24

UPDATE 3-U.S. judge strikes down Trump administration rule requiring drug prices in TV ads A federal judge on Monday dealt a blow to the Trump administration by striking down a new rule that would have forced pharmaceutical companies to inc...
04:51, 2019-07-09

UPDATE 1-Mallinckrodt to settle U.S. drug marketing probe, fight kickback case Mallinckrodt Plc on Wednesday said it had tentatively agreed to pay $15.4 million to resolve a U.S. Justice Department probe into how a drugmaker it ...
20:34, 2019-06-05

UPDATE 4-Novartis $2 mln gene therapy for rare disorder is world's most expensive drug ZURICH/NEW YORK, May 24 - Swiss drugmaker Novartis on Friday won U.S. approval for its gene therapy Zolgensma for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), the ...
00:17, 2019-05-25

UPDATE 1-U.S. lawmakers push Mylan, Teva over drug pricing probe -statement The head of the U.S. House of Representative's oversight panel on Wednesday called on three drugmakers to turn over documents as part of an ongoing c...
15:17, 2019-08-14

UPDATE 5-Novartis $2 mln gene therapy for rare disorder is world's most expensive drug Swiss drugmaker Novartis on Friday won U.S. approval for its gene therapy Zolgensma for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), the leading genetic cause of d...
02:00, 2019-05-25

UPDATE 4-Trump, EU officials announce deal to sell more American beef to Europe U.S. President Donald Trump announced a deal on Friday to sell more American beef to Europe, a modest win for an administration that remains mired in...
00:00, 2019-08-03

UPDATE 2-Spain joins France and Germany in race to build Europe's next combat jet Spain on Monday joined a Franco-German project to build a next-generation fighter jet, an initiative touted as key to ensuring Europe can defend itse...
18:17, 2019-06-17

UPDATE 3-Companies file suit in Canada challenging new rules to lower drug prices Five pharmaceutical companies said on Friday they have filed a complaint in a Canadian court challenging the constitutionality of new Canadian regula...
03:00, 2019-08-24

UPDATE 3-Deciphera shares skyrocket as cancer drug improves progression-free survival Deciphera Pharmaceuticals Inc's shares more than doubled on Tuesday after the drugmaker said its treatment helped stomach cancer patients live longer...
19:34, 2019-08-13

UPDATE 1-Intra-Cellular drug fails one of two bipolar depression studies; shares fall Intra-Cellular Therapies Inc said on Monday its lead drug failed to meet the main goal of one of two late-stage studies in patients with major depres...
14:51, 2019-07-08

UPDATE 3-Multiple sclerosis drug helps Biogen beat Wall St profit expectations Biogen Inc reported better-than-expected second quarter profit and raised its 2019 earnings forecast on Tuesday, driven by higher sales of its top-se...
18:17, 2019-07-23

UPDATE 3-U.S. to probe French plan to tax tech companies U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday ordered an investigation into France's planned tax on technology companies, a probe that could lead to the U...
04:17, 2019-07-11

Renault F1 team's "substantial" French GP update given debut in FP1 Renault has revealed a number of new parts that constitute its "substantial" French Grand Prix Formula 1 upgrade package as it aims to draw clear of ...
14:17, 2019-06-21

Grosjean "gutted" not to have Haas suspension update for French GP Haas Formula 1 driver Romain Grosjean says he is "a bit gutted" that a new rear suspension is available to Kevin Magnussen rather than him for his ho...
23:34, 2019-06-22

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 challe...
08:00, 2019-08-07

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...
13:00, 2019-06-10

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 prot...
03:17, 2019-08-14

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 ...
06:17, 2019-08-14

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...
01:00, 2019-08-17

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, a...
12:17, 2019-06-15

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 demonstration...
09:51, 2019-07-02

Hong Kong crisis — What you need to know The ongoing Hong Kong protests are increasing tensions between the special administrative region and the Chinese central government. There's no solut...
05:34, 2019-08-23

Traveling to Hong Kong? Here's what you need to know 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 p...
13:00, 2019-08-16

UPDATE 1-Fox host, Chinese state TV anchor face off over trade war A Chinese state TV anchor and a host from Fox Business, whose sparring over the U.S.-China trade war has been avidly followed on Chinese social medi...
09:17, 2019-05-30

UPDATE 2-Nigeria orders banks to lend or face sanctions Nigeria's central bank will try to force banks to lend more or face higher cash reserve requirements, part of a series of measures aimed at reviving ...
18:17, 2019-07-05

Friday’s Daily Brief: Sudan power-sharing deal welcomed, hope for Venezuela talks, Rohingya camps flooded, Libya airstrikes update Friday’s main news stories include: Guterres welcomes Sudan power-sharing deal; six children are among 53 confirmed dead after Libya detention centre...
01:34, 2019-07-06

Video: Why Renault's French Grand Prix F1 update is a gamble Renault is expected to reveal a major Formula 1 update package at this weekend's French Grand Prix, where plenty of attention will be given to the ho...
13:51, 2019-06-18

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 ...
21:17, 2019-06-27

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 Be...
22:00, 2019-08-16

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 Ko...
05:17, 2019-06-20

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 givin...
12:51, 2019-08-08

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 McD...
08:34, 2019-05-30

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 t...
13:51, 2019-06-21

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 ...
12:17, 2019-08-10

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 countr...
09:51, 2019-06-15

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 l...
18:34, 2019-06-12

On the Streets With Hong Kong’s Protesters We saw scenes of violence, as well as hundreds of thousands of peaceful demonstrators. There is still some unity in the face of mainland China’s encr...
15:51, 2019-07-02

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 ...
21:17, 2019-07-10

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 p...
17:51, 2019-08-17

UPDATE 2-Israel's Gazit Globe bets on East Europe real estate with Atrium stake increase Israeli real estate developer Gazit Globe has agreed to buy the 40% of Atrium European Real Estate it does not already own, betting on growth in dens...
12:00, 2019-07-23

UPDATE 1-French woman sues Boeing seeking at least $276 mln over Ethiopian crash A French woman whose husband was killed in the March crash of a Boeing 737 MAX airliner in Ethiopia has filed a U.S. lawsuit against the planemaker s...
15:51, 2019-05-21

UPDATE 2-French Senate approves tax as U.S. opens probe into digital levy France's Senate on Thursday approved a tax on big technology companies, potentially opening a new front in a trade row between Washington and the Eur...
12:17, 2019-07-11

A Hong Kong ‘Troublemaker’ With a Clean Conscience Jimmy Lai, alone among the territory’s elite, supports the protests and refuses to pay even token obeisance to Beijing, which calls him a “black hand...
09:51, 2019-08-23

Violent protests continue in Hong Kong Pro-democracy protesters have continued weekly rallies on the streets of Hong Kong against a controversial extradition bill.     ...
21:00, 2019-07-31

Over 100 flights canceled as Hong Kong goes on strike People are striking and protesting across seven districts of Hong Kong, in the most ambitious and wide-ranging day of demonstrations this summer. Fol...
04:00, 2019-08-05

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 den...
13:51, 2019-08-03

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 b...
23:34, 2019-07-31

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&...
06:34, 2019-06-11

Protesters take over Hong Kong's legislature A large group of protesters in Hong Kong has taken over the legislative chamber, spray painting slogans on the wall and over the territory's emb...
19:34, 2019-07-01

Hong Kong protest: Another day on the front lines Hong Kong’s summer has been defined by upheaval. Gigi, who is 16, has been a constant presence at anti-government demonstrations in the semiautonomou...
01:34, 2019-08-24

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 mas...
11:17, 2019-06-11

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 ...
20:51, 2019-06-19

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 mor...
21:34, 2019-07-05

China: Hong Kong protesters 'no different to terrorists' Flights have resumed at Hong Kong airport after two days of clashes between pro-democracy supporters and riot police, as China said anti-government p...
13:17, 2019-08-14

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,...
03:51, 2019-08-07

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 soci...
17:34, 2019-07-02

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 r...
19:00, 2019-08-02

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 mas...
20:00, 2019-06-11

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 H...
15:34, 2019-06-09

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'...
09:34, 2019-08-14

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 po...
04:00, 2019-08-04

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 ...
22:00, 2019-06-11

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 extradit...
16:51, 2019-06-08

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...
08:17, 2019-08-14

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 Hon...
05:51, 2019-08-01

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...
13:51, 2019-08-03

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 publi...
22:00, 2019-06-13

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 ...
13:34, 2019-07-24

Hong Kong demonstrators getting protest tattoos It’s the permanent mark of protest. Demonstrators taking to the streets of Hong Kong in record numbers are also finding a hip way to visualize ...
00:17, 2019-08-19

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 h...
23:17, 2019-06-28

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 t...
00:17, 2019-06-16

Opinion: Another Tiananmen Square in Hong Kong? The protests in Hong Kong are increasingly becoming a thorn in Beijing's side. How much longer will the Communist Party leadership sit back and watch...
04:51, 2019-08-22

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 ...
01:34, 2019-07-24

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...
20:17, 2019-07-11

Next Door to Hong Kong, Little Sympathy for the Protesters Shenzhen residents are more culturally linked to Hong Kong than many in China, but conversations with citizens revealed no taste for the kind of anti...
00:51, 2019-08-20

IN PHOTOS: Hong Kong protests around the world Pro-democracy demonstrations in support of Hong Kong sprouted in major cities across the world this weekend, ranging from Paris to Tokyo to Vancouver...
12:17, 2019-08-19

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...
21:51, 2019-08-08

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 ...
17:17, 2019-07-19

Hong Kong's Lennon walls - in pictures Hong Kongers have displayed a characteristically riotous embrace of political graffiti in the form of Post-it notes documenting their anger and hope,...
10:00, 2019-07-11

Opinion: Hong Kong and the broken promise The Special Administrative Region is in turmoil. For weeks, activists have been protesting against a now withdrawn extradition bill. But the protests...
10:51, 2019-07-23

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 agai...
21:51, 2019-06-12

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 mas...
04:17, 2019-06-13

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 B...
17:51, 2019-06-23

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 mad...
23:00, 2019-07-22

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 pu...
22:34, 2019-08-13

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 legi...
17:00, 2019-06-12

The Hong Kong Extradition Protests in Pictures Demonstrations this week over a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China have produced some of the city’s biggest shows of dissen...
12:17, 2019-06-12

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 sus...
12:51, 2019-08-12

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 erosio...
09:51, 2019-07-01

In Hong Kong Protests, Faces Become Weapons A quest to identify protesters and police officers has people in both groups desperate to protect their anonymity. Some fear a turn toward China-styl...
17:51, 2019-07-31

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 continu...
10:17, 2019-06-17

Protests Take a Toll on Hong Kong's Economy A worsening spiral of violence and demonstrations—Hong Kong’s worst social and political crisis since it returned to Chinese rule in 1997—is denting ...
18:34, 2019-07-31

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 futur...
12:51, 2019-06-17