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Thursday’s Daily Brief: Religious site protection, South-South Cooperation, ‘UNComplicated’ airs, West Bank threat, vaccination, Hong Kong update

A recap of Thursday’s top stories: UN Chief’s global call to safeguard religious sites; South-South Cooperation ‘accelerates’ towards SDGs; Guterres on West Bank annexation threat;...

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Religious site protection, South-South Cooperation, ‘UNComplicated’ airs, West Bank threat, vaccination, Hong Kong update

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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; break...
01:28, 08/14/2019

Hong Kong Christians fear religious freedom could be 'gone forever' Hong Kong Christians fear freedom of religion could be "gone forever" despite extradition bill withdrawal and the country's leader Carrie Lam's effor...
22:42, 09/17/2019

States seek to cut off religious exemptions for vaccination Connecticut’s attorney general has given state lawmakers the legal go-ahead to pursue a measure that would keep parents from exempting their ch...
00:42, 05/07/2019

Hong Kong police demand better protection ahead of more protests A Hong Kong police officers' union has urged police chiefs to better protect rank-and-file staff as the city braces for rolling protests in coming we...
10:14, 07/15/2019

In a Possible First for Hong Kong, Activists Wanted by Police Gain Protection in Germany The activists faced charges related to a 2016 street brawl. Germany’s move is a growing recognition of the erosion of individual freedoms in Hong Kon...
04:14, 05/22/2019

| Facing measles outbreaks, New York bans religious vaccination exemptions Confronted with both serious measles outbreaks and a growing anti-vaccine movement, New York lawmakers voted Thursday to ban religious exemptions tha...
10:14, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong Protests: Site of Mob Attack Is Demonstrators’ Next Stop Despite a police order, a rally was planned for Saturday in Yuen Long, the place where suspected gang members attacked demonstrators and bystanders l...
06:42, 07/27/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Gather at Site of Subway Station Attack Thousands of protesters gathered outside a Hong Kong subway station where police beat people inside a train carriage last weekend, the first signific...
05:42, 09/07/2019

Police exercises across from Hong Kong seen as threat Members of China’s paramilitary People’s Armed Police have been seen marching and practicing crowd-control tactics at a sports complex across from Ho...
10:56, 08/16/2019

Defiant Hong Kong protesters return to site of subway violence for 8th weekend of marches Thousands of protesters are expected on Saturday to descend on the small town near Hong Kong's border with China that was hit by some of the worst vi...
05:28, 07/27/2019

Hong Kong Is a Rebel Enclave in a Sea of Totalitarianism. Welcome to the New West Berlin President Donald Trump has never been afraid to stir up a tempest, which is why he has already indicated that this weekend he will be discussing the ...
19:00, 06/28/2019

West reluctant to criticize China over Hong Kong stance Clashes in Hong Kong have grown more violent and Beijing has ramped up its intimidation tactics as protests enter their 11th week. But so far, the We...
03:00, 08/15/2019

Hong Kong Lawmaker’s Video Is Seen as ‘Death Threat’ to Fellow Legislator The comments by Junius Ho, widely perceived as threatening toward a pro-democracy legislator, were an escalation of sharp words amid a violent period...
11:28, 07/24/2019

Hong Kong protests fortify Taiwan, and the West, against China's expansion Mass protests against Chinese President Xi Jinping’s attempt to encroach on Hong Kong’s judicial system have fortified neighboring Taiwan and other U...
21:42, 06/26/2019

| Chinese media blames Hong Kong demo on collusion with West Chinese media on has blamed foreign interference over the huge protest that brought central Hong Kong to a standstill, accusing opponents of the city...
08:42, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong's identity as a city of rights and freedom is under threat – so we protest | Antony Dapiran The proposed law has provoked a response like no other in recent years. Here’s whyIn extraordinary scenes that could have been a direct replay of 201...
13:56, 06/12/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: Ozone layer heals, 'regional conflagration' risk rises over oilfield attacks, South Sudan update, Myanmar genocide threat remains A recap of Monday’s top stories: The ozone layer is on track to repair; Instability rises over oilfield attacks in Saudi Arabia; General Assembly chi...
03:00, 09/17/2019

Hong Kong Protests Spread To Subway As Bank Warns Of Economic Fallout A major bank warned on Wednesday that weeks of protests in Hong Kong could hit the economies of the Chinese-ruled city and mainland China itself as d...
15:56, 08/21/2019

China delivers its most explicit threat to use military force in Hong Kong if protests get bigger and more violent REUTERS/Damir Sagolj Senior Chinese officials on Wednesday offered stern warnings to Hong Kong about China's ability to step in to handle protests t...
13:28, 08/08/2019

Religious freedom push must be matched with hate speech protection, LGBTQI advocates say Equality Australia is concerned new laws could override state legislation that protects minority groups against vilificationA government push to prev...
13:14, 07/08/2019

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...
17:28, 08/14/2019

UPDATE 1-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 ...
10:00, 08/10/2019

UPDATE 2-Hong Kong leader sees "way out" of chaos through dialogue Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she hoped a peaceful weekend anti-government protest was the start of an effort to restore peace and that...
07:42, 08/20/2019

US prays daily more than any rich nation, ‘religious freedom’ credited Americans pray daily more than any other wealthy nation, and the credit is going to the nation’s embrace of religious freedom that has created an “op...
19:42, 05/02/2019

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-MetLife to sell Hong Kong insurance business to FWD U.S. insurer MetLife Inc will sell its Hong Kong operations to FWD, the insurance firm owned by tycoon Richard Li, the companies said in a joint stat...
13:56, 06/29/2019

UPDATE 3-Hong Kong police and protesters refine battle tactics Hong Kong police and protesters clashed in cat-and-mouse encounters across the city on Sunday, marking a shift in tactics during a tenth straight wee...
17:31, 08/11/2019

Hong Kong protests: Incredible pictures show thousands line the streets of Hong Kong in protest over extradition law Tens of thousands of protesters have marched through the streets of Hong Kong in protest over government-sponsored legislation that would allow peopl...
23:42, 06/09/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief:  Facebook rallies against vaccination ‘fake news’, DPR Korea UN staff cuts call, Syria crop report, crisis funding and Dorian latest A recap of Thursday’s stories: Facebook and WHO work together to stem misinformation on vaccines; North Korea tells UN to cut staff; $75 million allo...
04:56, 09/06/2019

Hong Kong Dispatch: A Trump Bump for Hong Kong’s Last Commercial Cantonese Opera Theater Seeking new audiences, a troupe goes for something other than the traditional realm of historic battles, lost loves and palace drama. And it found Pr...
11:42, 05/08/2019

UPDATE 2-Facebook vows Libra currency will wait for approval as U.S. airs worries Facebook Inc said on Monday it would not proceed with the launch of its Libra cryptocurrency until regulatory concerns are addressed, as the U.S. Tre...
22:42, 07/15/2019

China's Hong Kong office condemns 'near-terrorist acts' at Hong Kong airport China's Hong Kong affairs office condemned what it called "near-terrorist acts" at Hong Kong's airport and reiterated support for local authorities t...
11:01, 08/14/2019

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...
15:00, 08/09/2019

UPDATE 1-Banks in Hong Kong condemn violence, urge restoration of 'harmony' Some of Hong Kong's biggest banks published full-page newspaper advertisements on Thursday calling for the preservation of law and order in the Chine...
07:00, 08/22/2019

Traveller24.com | UPDATE: Hong Kong Airport re-opens after pro-democracy protest paralysis One of the world's busiest airports has re-opened after the week kicked off with a throng of protests that turned violent - causing all flights to be...
14:42, 08/14/2019

Tesla rolls out Model S and X battery software update after Hong Kong fire Tesla has responded to reports about a Model S bursting in flames in Hong Kong by rolling out a software update to beef up its vehicles' battery...
15:00, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Hong Kong airport on alert ahead of fresh wave of protests Hong Kong's Airport Authority said on Friday only departing passengers with travel documents will be allowed to enter the terminal as anti-government...
06:14, 08/09/2019

UPDATE 3-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...
20:29, 08/13/2019

UPDATE 1-ESR plans to raise up to $1.24 bln in Hong Kong's biggest IPO this year -term sheet Logistics real estate developer ESR Cayman Ltd has opened the books on an initial public offering (IPO) that could raise up to $1.24 billion, in what...
05:42, 06/05/2019

UPDATE 2-Hong Kong unions urge Cathay Pacific to end "white terror" Cathay Pacific Airways , which is caught in the crosswinds between authorities in Beijing and anti-government protesters in Hong Kong, must put an en...
10:28, 08/23/2019

UPDATE 1-Hong Kong unions urge Cathay Pacific to end "white terror" The Hong Kong Federation of Trade Unions on Friday called on Cathay Pacific to put an end to what it described as "white terror", following the dismi...
08:28, 08/23/2019

Hong Kong artist wields a paintbrush at Hong Kong mass protests For 53-year-old Perry Dino, a paintbrush and canvas are weapons for opposing the Hong Kong government as it faces mass protests against a now-suspend...
12:56, 06/29/2019

UPDATE 3-Hong Kong leader to meet protesters' demand to withdraw extradition bill Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam will announce on Wednesday the formal withdrawal of an extradition bill that triggered months of unrest and has thrown th...
09:28, 09/04/2019

UPDATE 1-Hong Kong police arrest 36, youngest aged 12, after running battles with protesters Hong Kong police said on Monday they arrested 36 people, the youngest aged 12, after violence during anti-government demonstrations escalated as prot...
06:14, 08/26/2019

UPDATE 2-PVH cuts profit and revenue forecast as tariffs, Hong Kong protests bite PVH Corp cut its full-year profit forecast for the second time this year on Wednesday, as the Calvin Klein owner sees pressure from the protracted U....
03:14, 08/29/2019

UPDATE 1-Amazon faces online backlash in China for T-shirts with Hong Kong democracy slogans Chinese social media users directed their fury at online marketplace Amazon.com on Thursday, after discovering T-shirts on its website sporting sloga...
22:56, 08/15/2019

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...
02:56, 08/20/2019

UPDATE 18-Hong Kong police fire rubber bullets as extradition bill protests turn to chaos Hong Kong police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at demonstrators who threw plastic bottles on Wednesday as protests against an extradition bill th...
16:14, 06/12/2019

How religious celebs like Kanye West inspired Sunday ‘church’ fashion When Robelsie Collado orders her weekly shipment of designer outfits from Rent the Runway — a $159-a-month subscription service that’s like a library...
16:14, 05/20/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: water quality crisis, Yemen and Libya updates, Venezuelan children appeal, ocean protection  This Tuesday, we cover: new report on water quality worldwide; Yemen envoy briefs the Security Council on Aden; intensifying clashes in southern Liby...
23:56, 08/20/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: water quality crisis, Yemen and Libya updates, Venezuelan children appeal, ocean protection This Tuesday, we cover: new report on water quality worldwide; Yemen envoy briefs the Security Council on Aden; intensifying clashes in southern Liby...
19:56, 08/21/2019

Pavilion beside oldest cricket green in world wins protection from development threat Players at the world's oldest cricket green were today celebrating after their historic pavilion was awarded protection from the threat of developmen...
13:14, 07/19/2019

A Muslim comic took on neo-Nazi site The Daily Stormer and won $4.1 million judgment A comic and radio host from New Jersey was awarded a $4.1 million judgment against a neo-Nazi website that falsely accused him of terrorism.  &...
01:00, 06/13/2019

Kim Kardashian Files Trademark Protection for Psalm West Days After Baby's Birth Kim Kardashian is making sure Psalm West's name is protected. E! News has learned that the Keeping Up With the Karadshians star has filed a trademar...
22:14, 05/23/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: Education key for Rohingya, DR Congo violence continues, Zimbabwe protest latest, women’s rights in Iran, environmental protection Our main stories today: Two years in, Myanmar’s Rohingya youth need more education; DR Congo testimonies highlight armed brutality; appeals for Zimba...
22:56, 08/16/2019

Founder of neo-Nazi site Daily Stormer should pay $14 million to victim of 'troll storm,' judge says The founder and editor of the neo-Nazi website The Daily Stormer should be ordered to pay more than $14 million to a Montana real estate agent agains...
18:00, 07/16/2019

UPDATE 1-China opposes U.S. abuse of export control, urges cooperation China opposes U.S. abuse of export controls and urges the United States to return to a track of cooperation, a commerce ministry spokesman said on Th...
11:00, 06/27/2019

UPDATE 1-Bank of America's push to turn around investment bank is bearing fruit Bank of America Corp said on Monday its deal-making unit is gaining momentum with midsized companies as it focuses on the sector to regain market sha...
02:28, 09/10/2019

UPDATE 1-Trump defends use of Deutsche Bank, says bank has been 'maligned' U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday defended his use of Deutsche Bank AG and said the German bank was being "badly written about and maligned,"...
17:00, 07/11/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. regulators ask Deutsche Bank to explain "bad bank" proposal -FT U.S. regulators have sought explanation from Deutsche Bank AG about its "bad bank" proposal and its impact on U.S. operations at the loss-making Germ...
12:28, 06/24/2019

Founder of Neo-Nazi Site Daily Stormer Ordered to Pay $14 Million to Target of Racist 'Troll Storm' Tanya Gersh has faced anti-Semitic harassment since late 2016—calls, tweets, emails, and texts demeaning her and saying she was going to die—upending...
18:56, 07/16/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: numbers of hungry people rising, millions of children need vaccines, Mali children need more protection In today’s Daily Brief: achieving zero hunger an “immense challenge”, with numbers of hungry rising; 20 million children are missing out on potential...
22:28, 07/15/2019

Multi-vehicle accident at West Point training site WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say emergency responders are at the scene of a multi-vehicle accident at a West Point training site. New York Sta...
15:14, 06/06/2019

A daily take on life in north-west England – in pictures In June 2013, artist John Hewitt started making daily drawings inspired by his dog-walking encounters, and posting them on Instagram. Six years later...
03:56, 06/09/2019

UPDATE 1-Pompeo pledges close cooperation with India but trade, defence issues unresolved U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sought to reduce heightened trade tension with India on Wednesday, promising a renewed focus on negotiating impro...
14:00, 06/26/2019

Daily on Energy: Trudeau gets through to Trump on uranium with retaliation threat Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
18:00, 06/21/2019

Jodrell Bank Observatory becomes world heritage site Unesco recognises Cheshire home of Lovell telescope for contribution to astronomical researchAn observatory in Cheshire that has been at the forefron...
14:14, 07/07/2019

UPDATE 1-S.Korea warns removing Japan's white list would affect security cooperation -minister South Korea's foreign minister warned on Thursday that if Japan removes South Korea from its list of countries with minimum trade restrictions, Seoul...
07:28, 08/01/2019

UPDATE 1-Deutsche Bank to set up 50 bln euro bad bank -FT Deutsche Bank is planning to overhaul its trading operations by creating a "bad bank" to hold tens of billions of euros of assets and shrinking or sh...
00:42, 06/17/2019

West Point cadet killed when military vehicle flips at training site One cadet from the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, New York, died and 22 cadets and soldiers were injured on Thursday when a tactical vehicle ca...
22:42, 06/06/2019

Jodrell Bank Observatory Declared UNESCO World Heritage Site The Jodrell Bank Observatory, part of the University of Manchester and home of the massive Lovell Telescope and numerous others, has received UNESCO ...
10:28, 07/08/2019

Daily on Energy, presented by FreedomWorks: Grid watchdog ramps up effort to assess Hauwei threat Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
20:28, 06/27/2019

Gwen Stefani praises religious revamp of her song at Kanye West's 'Sunday Service' Gwen Stefani revealed that a religious revamp of her 1996 breakup anthem "Don't Speak" at Kanye West's "Sunday Service" made her cry. ...
18:42, 07/26/2019

Wednesday's Daily Brief: Guterres talks technology for Africa’s development, ‘extinction crisis’ prompts stronger wildlife protection, Greta Thunberg reaches New York, funding shortfalls in Iraq, a positive step for Indigenous women A recap of Wednesday’s stories: Secretary-General António Guterres says ‘winds of hope are blowing ever stronger’ for Africa’s development; Swedish c...
22:42, 08/28/2019

OxyContin Maker Purdue Pharma Files for Bankruptcy Protection--Update Purdue Pharma filed for bankruptcy protection with a partial deal aimed at resolving thousands of lawsuits filed by states and local municipalities a...
05:56, 09/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Germany's climate protection measures to cost 40 bln euros by 2023 - source Climate protection measures that Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives and their Social Democrat coalition partners want to unveil next week will ...
21:42, 09/14/2019

UPDATE 3-Brazil's Odebrecht files for bankruptcy protection after years of graft probes Brazilian conglomerate Odebrecht SA filed on Monday for bankruptcy protection, aiming to restructure 51 billion reais ($13 billion) of debt in what w...
04:14, 06/18/2019

US ambassador says Israel 'has the right to retain some' of the West Bank President Trump’s administration won’t “prejudge” an Israeli effort to annex settlements in the West Bank, according to the top U.S. envoy to Israel....
17:56, 06/08/2019

The West Bank and the Jordan Valley explained Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu's pledge to annex the eastern portion of the West Bank known as the Jordan Valley could upend the quest for peace in th...
20:00, 09/11/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: WFP mulls ‘last resort’ Yemen aid suspension, top peacekeeping awardee announced, abuzz over Bee Day, Ebola threat ‘very high’ This Monday, headline stories include: WFP mulls “last resort” aid suspension in Yemen; highest UN peacekeeping award to be given on Friday; busy pol...
23:42, 05/20/2019

West African leaders pledge $1 billion to fight Islamist threat West African leaders have pledged $1 billion to combat the spiraling threat of Islamist militancy in the region, the head of the regional ECOWAS bloc...
23:14, 09/14/2019

Bank Stocks Decline After Trump's New Tariff Threat Bank stocks fell sharply after President Trump’s latest tariff threat sent U.S. Treasury yields tumbling and raised new questions about the outlook f...
01:28, 08/02/2019

US ambassador: Israel has right to annex parts of West Bank David Friedman gives interview to New York Times‘Israel has right to some, but unlikely all’ of disputed territoryThe US ambassador to Israel did not...
23:00, 06/08/2019

The Latest: Tlaib says she won’t visit West Bank relatives U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., listens to a question from a constituent in Wixom, Mich., Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya) JERUSALEM...
23:14, 08/16/2019

Israel approves US congresswoman's visit to West Bank Israel says Rashida Tlaib, who is of Palestinian origin, can now visit her family in the West Bank. She and fellow Democrat Ilhan Omar faced entry ba...
14:28, 08/16/2019

A Look at the West Bank Area Netanyahu Vowed to Annex The Jordan Valley and northern Dead Sea are considered strategically vital zones by Israel for security. If Israel annexed them, it would encircle an...
02:28, 09/11/2019

U.S. Ambassador Says Israel Has Right to Annex Parts of West Bank Ambassador David M. Friedman opened the door to American acceptance of Israel’s annexation of parts of the West Bank, a move that would violate inter...
09:42, 06/08/2019

Tlaib says she will not go to the West Bank after being granted permission by Israel Israel reversed its decision to bar Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib from entering the country, but Tlaib announced she would not be going.   ...
09:14, 08/17/2019

Israel approves Palestinian construction in West Bank Israel’s Cabinet has unanimously approved a proposal to build over 700 housing units for Palestinians in the occupied West Bank in addition to 6,000 ...
14:42, 07/31/2019

Netanyahu says he'll annex parts of West Bank if re-elected Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says if he's re-elected and able to form a coalition, he'll apply Israeli sovereignty over the Jordan Vall...
04:00, 09/11/2019

US ambassador: Israel can retain parts of West Bank JERUSALEM (AP) — The U.S. ambassador in Jerusalem says Israel has the right to retain parts, but not all, of the West Bank. David Friedman’s re...
20:14, 06/08/2019

Thursday's Daily Brief: Climate crisis and food risks, fresh violence threat for millions of Syrians, calls for calm in Kashmir Thursday’s top stories: food security risk from climate crisis, fresh violence threat for millions of Syrians, UN chief urges “maximum restraint” in ...
23:28, 08/08/2019

West Coast Residents Seriously Underestimate the Threat of a Catastrophic Earthquake, Survey Finds As last week’s major earthquakes in Southern California reminded us, we humans are still at the mercy of the geologically-active planet we live on. B...
19:14, 07/12/2019

Palestinian Who Attended Bahrain Conference Is Arrested in West Bank Intelligence officers detained, then freed, a Hebron businessman who had defied an official Palestinian boycott of the Trump administration’s economi...
12:00, 06/30/2019

Yeshiva Student Found Stabbed to Death in West Bank The killing set off a hunt for the assailant by the Israeli Army, which was treating his death as a terrorist attack. Investigators were pursuing the...
14:42, 08/08/2019

Israel allows U.S. congresswoman’s West Bank visit on humanitarian grounds Tlaib said this would likely be the last chance to see her grandmother and that she would respect any restrictions and “not promote boycotts” during ...
13:43, 08/16/2019

Attacker 'neutralized' by off-duty officer after ramming 2 in West Bank Israeli police shot and killed a man they labeled a terrorist after he rammed his vehicle into a bus stop in the West Bank Friday, injuring two peopl...
04:56, 08/17/2019

Israeli group says West Bank outposts boom under Trump An Israeli watchdog group says Jewish settlers have established dozens of unauthorized settlement outposts in the West Bank, most of them founded sin...
18:28, 07/22/2019

Rashida Tlaib Says She Won’t Visit West Bank Under Israel’s Conditions Israel said on Friday that Ms. Tlaib could visit her grandmother in the West Bank if she agreed not to “promote boycotts.” Ms. Tlaib said she would c...
19:42, 08/16/2019

Israel Allows Rep. Rashida Tlaib to Visit Family in West Bank Israel said it would allow Rep. Rashida Tlaib to enter the country to visit her grandmother in the West Bank, a day after denying entry to her and fe...
12:28, 08/16/2019

U.S. Rep Tlaib says she won't visit West Bank under Israel's 'oppressive' conditions U.S. congresswoman Rashida Tlaib on Friday rejected Israel's offer to let her travel to the West Bank, saying she would not visit her family after th...
16:00, 08/16/2019

Tlaib will not visit West Bank under Israel's 'oppressive conditions' U.S. Representative Rashida Tlaib on Friday said she would not visit her family in the West Bank as planned despite a reprieve by the Israeli governm...
16:00, 08/16/2019

US Congresswoman Rejects Israel's Offer To Visit West Bank US congresswoman Rashida Tlaib on Friday rejected an offer by Israel to let her travel to the West Bank, the latest twist in a dispute drawing Donald...
10:56, 08/17/2019

Qatar to send $480m to help Palestinians in West Bank and Gaza Gulf state reveals funding plan after ceasefire ends latest Israeli-Palestinian hostilitiesQatar has said it is sending $480m (£370m) to Palestinians...
15:42, 05/07/2019

Russia denounces Netanyahu's West Bank annexation plan Moscow says proposal could increase regional tensions, as Israeli PM meets PutinThe Israeli prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, flies into Sochi on T...
17:29, 09/12/2019

Israel demolishes Palestinian homes near West Bank barrier Israeli forces demolished a cluster of Palestinian homes near a military barrier on the outskirts of Jerusalem on Monday, in the face of protests and...
16:28, 07/22/2019

Tlaib Renounces Trip to West Bank Under Israel’s Conditions Israel said Ms. Tlaib could visit her grandmother in the West Bank if she agreed not to “promote boycotts.” Ms. Tlaib initially agreed then canceled....
01:14, 08/17/2019

Netanyahu rushed off stage after vow to annex part of West Bank Israel's prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been rushed off stage during a rocket siren, hours after announcing plans to annex some settlements in...
15:00, 09/11/2019

U.S. envoy, in interview, does not rule out Israeli annexation in West Bank The U.S. ambassador to Israel did not rule out an Israeli move to annex parts of the occupied West Bank, land that the Palestinians seek for a state,...
22:14, 06/08/2019

Israeli army says body of soldier found in West Bank JERUSALEM — The body of an Israeli soldier was found with stab wounds near a West Bank settlement south of Jerusalem early on Thursday, the military ...
11:28, 08/08/2019

Rep. Rashida Tlaib won't visit Israel, West Bank under restrictions Rep. Rashida Tlaib said Friday she would not travel to Israel to visit relatives on the West Bank after Israeli officials banned her, then gave her r...
16:28, 08/16/2019

Israel vows to build 300 houses in West Bank after attack Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said 300 new housing units will be built in Dolev after a terrorist attack killed a 17-year-old girl and wo...
08:14, 08/27/2019

Netanyahu Keeps Plans on West Bank Annexation Close to His Chest A key question hanging over Benjamin Netanyahu’s re-election campaign is whether he will fulfil an apparent pledge to annex part of the occupie...
20:28, 07/11/2019

Israeli and Palestinian forces exchange fire in West Bank JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli and Palestinian forces have engaged in a rare shootout in the West Bank. Palestinian officials say one officer was lightly w...
14:14, 06/11/2019

Manhunt after Israeli soldier stabbed to death in West Bank Netanyahu ramps up tensions with Palestine by claiming incident is a ‘terrorist’ attackAn Israeli soldier’s body has been found with multiple stab wo...
13:56, 08/08/2019

Pete Buttigieg would block US aid if Israel annexes West Bank Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg said on Tuesday that if Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu carries out his plan to annex settlements in...
22:00, 06/11/2019

Exhibition 'This Place' shows Israel and the West Bank from a new perspective The images we know of Israel and the West Bank very often portray conflict. An exhibition at the Jewish Museum Berlin features works of photographers...
21:42, 06/17/2019

Driver shot dead after ramming car into Israeli civilians in West Bank Israeli police shot dead a Palestinian driver they said had carried out a car-ramming attack on Friday that injured two Israeli civilians in the occu...
16:00, 08/16/2019

Netanyahu vows to annex part of West Bank after Israel election In a live TV address, Israel's prime minister said he plans to annex the Jordan Valley in the occupied West Bank if he wins next week's election. Pal...
01:42, 09/11/2019

Our Boys Tells A True Story of Bitter Revenge in the West Bank Amid even the longest, bloodiest conflicts, some acts of violence remain capable of enraging a desensitized public. One such incident occurred on Jun...
13:00, 08/08/2019

Tlaib declines to visit West Bank, citing Israeli conditions Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib says she will not visit her relatives in the occupied West Bank despite being granted an Israeli permit on humanitarian...
22:00, 08/16/2019

Israel Will Allow Rashida Tlaib to Enter the West Bank on Humanitarian Grounds (JERUSALEM) — Israel’s interior minister said Friday he has received and granted a request by Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib to enter the ...
12:56, 08/16/2019

Palestine says U.S. ambassador helps Israel to annex part of West Bank The Palestinian foreign minister said on Monday that comments by the U.S. ambassador to Israel were intended to help Israel annex parts of the occupi...
15:28, 06/10/2019

Israel says soldier stabbed to death in Palestinian attack in West Bank The body of an Israeli soldier was found near a Jewish settlement in the occupied West Bank on Thursday and the military said he had been stabbed to ...
11:00, 08/08/2019

Rashida Tlaib's West Bank family: Ban shows reality of 'occupation' U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib's family in a West Bank village told UPI on Friday they can't bear to tell her 90-year-old grandmother that the congresswoman...
04:56, 08/17/2019

Qatar to send money for West Bank, Gaza after Israel truce DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Qatar says it will send $480 million to Palestinians in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip after a cease-fire deal e...
07:42, 05/07/2019

West Bank Grows Calmer as Pocketbook Issues Take Priority Over Protests A lull in protests appears to bolster the Trump administration’s belief that economic growth will produce peace. But Palestinians say the calm is a s...
19:42, 07/08/2019

Israel Plan To Annex West Bank Would Violate International Law: UN Chief UN chief Antonio Guterres warned Wednesday that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's plan to annex a key part of the occupied West Bank would ...
06:42, 09/12/2019

On campaign trail, Netanyahu again vows to annex West Bank settlements The prime minister, who is running neck and neck with his main political rival in polls, is trying to pull ahead in a lackluster election race that h...
21:00, 09/01/2019

Netanyahu vows to annex large parts of occupied West Bank Israeli PM says he will seek to make move ‘in maximum coordination with Trump’Benjamin Netanyahu has announced he will annex large swathes of the occ...
19:28, 09/10/2019

Tlaib Rejects Israeli Offer to Visit West Bank Family Rep. Rashida Tlaib called off her visit to the West Bank, hours after Israel’s decision to allow her into the country on humanitarian grounds with so...
00:00, 08/17/2019

Kushner hopes Israel will look at peace plan before any West Bank moves White House senior adviser Jared Kushner said on Thursday he hopes Israel will take a hard look at President Donald Trump's upcoming Middle East peac...
09:28, 05/03/2019

U.N. officials urge Israel against toppling Palestinian homes in West Bank Top United Nations aid officials are urging the Israeli government to dispense with plans to demolish Palestinian housing properties near East Jerusa...
19:00, 07/19/2019

Palestinian Authority bans LGBTQ activities in West Bank, reports say The Palestinian Authority has reportedly banned members of a Palestinian LGBTQ community from holding events in the West Bank, and further threatened...
06:56, 08/20/2019

Airbnb Faces Renewed Criticism Over Listings in Occupied West Bank Campaigners in support of Palestinians are calling for Airbnb users to deactivate their accounts to protest the company’s decision to allow ren...
17:14, 05/15/2019

Mexico central bank board member says this is 'game changer' after U.S. tariff threat Mexican central bank board member Jonathan Heath said on Twitter Thursday night "this is a game changer," after U.S. President Donald Trump vowed to ...
07:14, 05/31/2019

After ban, Israel permits U.S. Rep Tlaib to make humanitarian visit to family in West Bank Israel decided on Friday to allow U.S. congresswoman Rashida Tlaib - a critic of Israeli policy toward the Palestinians - to visit family in the occu...
12:56, 08/16/2019

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu advances plan for Palestinian housing in West Bank Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is promoting 700 new Palestinian housing units alongside 6,000 Israeli units in the West Bank, just weeks a...
22:42, 07/30/2019

Oman to open embassy in Palestinian territories' West Bank: foreign ministry Oman said on Wednesday it is planning to open a new diplomatic mission in the Israeli-occupied West Bank and that a delegation from its foreign minis...
12:00, 06/26/2019

Kashmir’s new status could bring demographic change, drawing comparisons to the West Bank A radical change in Kashmir's ability to control residency and land ownership is raising worries of a Hindu influx into India's only Muslim majority ...
13:56, 08/09/2019

Israeli army says body of soldier found with stab wounds in West Bank The body of an Israeli soldier was found with stab wounds near a West Bank settlement south of Jerusalem early on Thursday, the military said. Prime ...
10:14, 08/08/2019

Netanyahu repeats pledge to annex Israeli settlements in occupied West Bank Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu intends to annex Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank, he said on Sunday, reiterating an election ...
10:28, 09/01/2019

Rashida Tlaib rejects Israel's offer for 'humanitarian' visit to West Bank US congresswoman of Palestinian descent says: ‘visiting my grandmother under these oppressive conditions stands against everything I believe in’US co...
18:00, 08/16/2019

Israel grants Rashida Tlaib West Bank visit on humanitarian grounds Israel’s interior minister on Friday said he has granted Rep. Rashida Tlaib’s request to visit her family in the occupied West Bank on humanitarian g...
18:28, 08/16/2019

U.S. Rep. Tlaib rejects West Bank visit, citing Israel's 'oppressive conditions' U.S. congresswoman Rashida Tlaib on Friday rejected an offer by Israel to let her travel to the West Bank, the latest twist in a dispute drawing Dona...
02:56, 08/17/2019

Rep. Rashida Tlaib gets Israeli minister's OK to enter West Bank to visit grandmother Israel’s interior minister has approved a humanitarian request from Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., to visit the West Bank just hours after Prime Minist...
14:56, 08/16/2019

Tlaib turns down family visit to West Bank after Israel grants request Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) said Friday she will not visit her family in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, hours after Israel’s interior ministry gran...
17:14, 08/16/2019

Factbox: Netanyahu's West Bank pledge alarms Middle Eastern states Middle Eastern nations have expressed alarm at a plan by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to annex parts of the occupied West Bank if he win...
10:28, 09/12/2019

‘Less Space to Breathe.’ How Palestinians Are Responding to Netanyahu’s West Bank Annexation Plans On a chilly April evening, several elderly Palestinian men sat in a smoke-filled downtown Ramallah cafe watching the news. The anchor on the enormous...
14:28, 09/13/2019

Israeli destruction of Palestinian homes in West Bank, ‘not compatible’ with international humanitarian law, UN says Following “with sadness” the Israeli authorities’ destruction of homes in the Palestinian community of Sur Bahir, three top United Nations officials ...
18:28, 07/22/2019

Netanyahu holds cabinet meeting in occupied West Bank ahead of election Government meeting is the first in Palestinian territories for almost two decadesBenjamin Netanyahu has held his final pre-election cabinet meeting i...
19:00, 09/15/2019

Rashida Tlaib rejects Israel’s offer to allow her to visit family in West Bank Rep. Rashida Tlaib on Friday rejected Israel’s offer to allow her to visit her grandmother in the West Bank, citing the “oppressive conditions” set f...
18:28, 08/16/2019

Fake Office 365 site installs malware as browser update Microsoft users have been warned to watch out for a fake Office 365 site which is pushing malware disguised as a software update.The site, discovered...
21:14, 07/19/2019

IKEA website down: IKEA UK site issues affect users looking for Bank Holiday opening times IKEA's site appears to be down in the UK as frustrated users attempt to navigate the website looking for more information about local store opening h...
15:14, 05/06/2019

Rep. Tlaib Says She Won’t Visit Grandmother in West Bank After Israel Granted Her Entry on ‘Humanitarian Grounds’ (JERUSALEM) — Israel said Friday it has granted a request by Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib to enter the West Bank on humanitarian grounds to vi...
16:28, 08/16/2019

Netanyahu says if reelected he'll annex parts of Hebron in The West Bank in controversial move: reports Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday he plans to apply Israeli sovereignty on West Bank settlements in Hebron, the largest Palestin...
08:56, 09/17/2019

Arab League calls Netanyahu plan to annex West Bank areas 'aggression' Arab foreign ministers condemned a plan by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to annex parts of the occupied West Bank as "aggression" undermi...
05:28, 09/11/2019

Palestinian children’s education deeply impacted by ‘interference’ around West Bank schools, UN warns Alarmed by a high number of reported incidents of interference in or near Palestinian schools in the West Bank since the beginning of the school year...
19:42, 04/28/2019

'Terrorists' linked to murder of young Israeli soldier in West Bank arrested, IDF announces Two “terrorists” accused of murdering a 19-year-old off-duty soldier in the West Bank last week have been arrested, the Israeli military announced on...
15:05, 08/12/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: UN refugee agency on Venezuelan migrant crisis, dramatic resurgence' of measles in Europe, a UN News visit to former nuclear test site, Colombian law for disabled persons receives praise, Security Council on violence in Yemen A recap of Thursday's stories: 'No end in sight' to massive movement of Venezuelan migrants and refugees; 'Dramatic resurgence' of measles threatens ...
01:56, 08/30/2019

Daily on Energy: Revived Ex-Im Bank set to advance Trump’s energy agenda Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
00:42, 05/30/2019

Israel's Netanyahu announces post-election plan to annex West Bank's Jordan Valley Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced his intention on Tuesday to annex the Jordan Valley, a large swathe of the occupied West Bank, if...
20:42, 09/10/2019

Israel’s Prime Minister Vows to Begin Annexing West Bank if He Wins Next Week’s Election (JERUSALEM) — Israel’s prime minister on Tuesday vowed to annex the strategic heartland of the West Bank if he wins national elections ne...
17:14, 09/11/2019

Israeli PM Netanyahu announces post-election plan to annex West Bank’s Jordan Valley Israeli political commentators saw Netanyahu's declaration, in a speech broadcast live on Israel's main TV channels, as a bid to siphon support away ...
02:28, 09/11/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. Supreme Court to hear BP unit's dispute over Montana Superfund site The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to a hear a bid by a unit of British oil major BP to avoid a lawsuit by private landowners in Montana seeking...
16:28, 06/10/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. Supreme Court to hear BP unit's dispute over Montana Superfund site The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to a hear a bid by a unit of British oil major BP Plc to avoid a lawsuit by private landowners in Montana see...
17:14, 06/10/2019

Update: Border personnel taking 80 migrants to hospitals daily: DHS official Federal law enforcement assigned to the U.S.-Mexico border are transporting approximately 80 sick migrants in federal custody to hospitals for medica...
23:00, 07/30/2019

Pete Buttigieg says US won’t ‘help foot the bill’ if Israel’s Netanyahu annexes West Bank settlements, setting himself apart from 2020 Democrats Reuters/Brian C. Frank 2020 presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg staked out a bold stance towards Israel in a speech outlining his foreign policy a...
19:00, 06/12/2019

Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu's speech interrupted by rocket fire after vow to annex Jordan Valley in West Bank Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was rushed off stage during a rocket siren after vowing to annex part of the occupied West Bank if he is re...
02:00, 09/11/2019

North West Is The Best Helper as Saint West Makes His Singing Debut at Kanye West's Sunday Service This is what big sisters are for, right? North West proved (once again) on Sunday that she's the ultimate big sister. North's little brother Saint W...
15:00, 06/03/2019

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, ...
05:56, 05/24/2019

UPDATE 1-EU redoubles threat to retaliate if U.S. raises auto tariffs The European Union is keen to work with Washington to reform the World Trade Organization and cooperate on common challenges to global trade, but wil...
22:42, 07/22/2019

UPDATE 1-Britain downplays Huawei threat to U.S. intelligence sharing Britain would never take a decision on Huawei and 5G that would threaten its intelligence sharing alliance with the United States but it also does no...
18:28, 05/14/2019

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...
06:00, 08/20/2019

UPDATE 1-Mexican bank Banorte says 1st-qtr profit up by nearly 50 pct Mexico's Grupo Financiero Banorte, the bank with the biggest weight in Mexico's benchmark stock index, posted a first quarter net profit of 9.93 bill...
05:00, 04/30/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. bank regulator will vet next Wells Fargo CEO A top U.S. bank regulator said on Wednesday it will vet Wells Fargo & Co's pick for its next chief executive, a development that could complicate the...
22:14, 05/15/2019

BangBros buys porn doxxing site, torches hard drives in the site's first SFW video BangBros has emerged as the folk hero of the porn industry with its most recent acquisition: PornWikiLeaks. The adult-themed production company bough...
22:42, 09/01/2019

Joe Biden airs first TV ad in Iowa Joe Biden is airing the first TV ad of his 2020 presidential campaign in Iowa Tuesday as part of a six-figure television and digital ad purchase in t...
21:28, 08/20/2019

What Happens Next in the Hong Kong Protests Pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong rolled into their 11th week, but things took a dramatic turn after protestors decided to occupy Hong Kong’s...
16:28, 08/16/2019

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...
14:00, 08/15/2019

What do the Hong Kong protesters want? The territory has been rocked by protests ending in violent clashes with police. Demonstrators have five key demandsHong Kong has been rocked by prot...
22:01, 08/13/2019

Why Hong Kong’s Still Protesting and Where It May Go What began as a series of marches in Hong Kong against proposed legislation to allow extraditions to mainland China has grown into a broader challeng...
01:00, 09/05/2019

Why Hong Kong Is Protesting (and May Do So Again) As China seeks to assert greater control over Hong Kong, the city regularly displays its penchant for protest. Recent demonstrations forced the local...
03:42, 07/02/2019

Why Hong Kong Is Still Protesting and Where It May Go Next What began as a series of marches in Hong Kong against proposed legislation to allow extraditions to mainland China has erupted into a broader challe...
02:42, 08/07/2019

Why Hong Kong is protesting Hong Kong is facing a major political crisis as it heads into a 10th week of mass demonstrations. What started as a movement against a controversial ...
01:28, 08/14/2019

Hong Kong leader 'sorry' and 'should have done better' Hong Kong's leader has given her "sincere apology" following mass protests against a controversial extradition law proposal, but has not said she wil...
11:00, 06/18/2019

How Hong Kong Can Save Itself Maintaining Hong Kong’s position as a global financial powerhouse requires urgent action not only on resolving the political stalemate but also on de...
23:56, 08/08/2019

Hong Kong’s Autonomy Hong Kong is an island of free speech and civil liberties in an authoritarian sea. It is not, however, a democracy. Citizens have never had the power...
06:14, 06/10/2019

Why Hong Kong’s bid for the LSE must struggle The bid by HKEX for the London Stock Exchange is bold and has scale on its side, but faces regulatory barriers – and the fact the LSE has a different...
19:42, 09/16/2019

Hong Kong extradition law: What happens next? Hong Kong residents have proven more willing to come to the streets to fight back against a loss of political freedoms than to push for extra ones, a...
12:42, 06/15/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. shale firms put up $16.5 mln to build West Texas charter schools Twenty top U.S. energy companies agreed to contribute $16.5 million to open new schools in West Texas, where an influx of oil and gas workers have st...
19:56, 07/13/2019

UPDATE 1-McKesson to pay $37 million to resolve West Virginia opioid lawsuit Drug distributor McKesson Corp has agreed to pay $37 million to resolve a lawsuit by the state of West Virginia seeking to hold it responsible for co...
17:56, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 1-Chinese regulators will restructure Baoshang Bank as soon as possible The Chinese government's takeover of Baoshang Bank has caused some pain but prevented bigger financial and social instability, and regulators will re...
16:00, 06/16/2019

UPDATE 1-China to offer liquidity to Baoshang Bank China's central bank said on Sunday that it would offer liquidity to Inner Mongolia-based Baoshang Bank, which the country's financial regulators hav...
11:56, 05/26/2019

Bank of Canada’s next update could affect federal election Since the bank's most-recent public comments in early July, there's mounting evidence of a slowing global economy mostly due to the escalating U.S.-C...
22:56, 08/23/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. regional bank Prosperity to buy peer LegacyTexas for $2.1 bln U.S. regional bank Prosperity Bancshares Inc said on Monday it would buy Plano, Texas-based peer LegacyTexas Financial Group Inc for $2.1 billion, cr...
04:14, 06/18/2019

UPDATE 6-Trump declares some auto imports pose national security threat U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday declared that some imported vehicles and parts pose a national security threat but delayed a decision for as lo...
01:28, 05/18/2019

UPDATE 4-Trump declares some auto imports pose national security threat President Donald Trump on Friday declared that some imported vehicles and parts pose a national security threat but delayed a decision for as long as...
20:00, 05/17/2019

Hong Kong’s Lam says she’d quit if she could: report Carrie Lam, the embattled chief executive of Hong Kong, on Monday said she would “quit” if she could and said she caused “unforgivable havoc,” Reuter...
11:28, 09/03/2019

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

Why Hong Kong’s Still Protesting and Where It May Go: QuickTake 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...
10:14, 08/30/2019

Why are Hong Kong protesters at the airport? HKG, Hong Kong's international airport, is one of the busiest in Asia. And it had emerged as a key protest target before today's mass gathering, as a...
01:28, 08/14/2019

Hong Kong Unrest: ‘We Cannot Give Up’ As protests in Hong Kong increasingly escalate into violent clashes, demonstrators, government supporters and others reflect on where the movement is...
19:28, 07/29/2019

Hong Kong Protests: Why It's a "BUY" Signal Protests in Hong Kong have now entered their 2nd month. The mainstream investment world is worried. Is it time to sell the Hang Seng and Shanghai Com...
21:00, 08/26/2019

Hong Kong Paralyzed by Strike Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam said the city was becoming dangerous and unstable, condemning violent protests in her first public comments in two week...
07:56, 08/05/2019

The US must stand with the people of Hong Kong But for policies to be effective we must keep in mind how US actions affect the debate within China, where there is vigorous struggle over the countr...
09:42, 06/15/2019

Then and Now: 79 Days of Protest in Hong Kong It has been 79 days since an estimated one million people took to the streets of Hong Kong to join a protest that kicked off a summer of upheaval, an...
14:42, 08/27/2019

Beijing says it won't allow Hong Kong to be brought up at G20 A top Chinese Foreign Ministry official said Beijing would "not allow" the Hong Kong protests to be brought up at the G20 meeting in Osaka beginning ...
13:28, 06/24/2019

China's new tactic in Hong Kong It has become a war of attrition. Ahead of the tenth consecutive weekend of protests in Hong Kong, neither the government nor demonstrators are givin...
00:42, 08/09/2019

Hong Kong protesters vow to keep up pressure As Hong Kong reels under the largest protests in its history over an extradition bill, experts say the protest movement is evolving into a permanent ...
22:28, 07/10/2019

Is Hong Kong still safe to visit? Over the past 10 weeks, shocking images have emerged from Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests: tear gas has been fired outside shops, protesters and p...
22:56, 08/16/2019

How Hong Kong has changed since handover Hong Kong is a city that never stops moving -- but midway through a 50-year political experiment as it transitions to Chinese rule, not everyone here...
18:14, 04/28/2019

Opinion: Hong Kong wants democracy More than one million people took to Hong Kong's streets on Sunday to protest the new extradition-to-China law. What they're calling for is totally l...
13:28, 06/12/2019

Let's try the food at the Hong Kong McDonald's I’m spending time in one of the world’s indisputably great food cities and here I am sitting with a shamefully large order of food at a Hong Kong McD...
06:14, 05/30/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Keep Up the Pressure Thousands of protesters disrupted pockets across Hong Kong Friday, blocking roads and occupying government buildings, as activists’ focus broadened t...
13:42, 06/21/2019

Trouble in Hong Kong: What Stocks Can Tell You About What's Next Hong Kong protests have been in the news lately. Analysts often blame any trouble in the stock market on the trouble in the streets -- but in Hong Ko...
03:28, 06/20/2019

What Is the Chinese Military Doing in Hong Kong? The People’s Liberation Army has kept a low profile in the city since China resumed control. But the recent protests have some fearing it could emerg...
11:42, 07/25/2019

The Hong Kong Protests, Explained The Hong Kong protests arose out of a seemingly-innocuous bill, exposing longstanding tensions between residents of the quasi-independent city and Be...
23:28, 08/14/2019

Hong Kong’s Protests: ‘We Need to Resist’ As protests in Hong Kong increasingly escalate into violent clashes, demonstrators, government supporters and others reflect on where the movement is...
11:56, 07/28/2019

Hong Kong protesters have a new anthem Mid Autumn Festival is typically celebrated with lanterns, lion dances and mooncakes, but this year Hong Kong is adding a more recent tradition: prot...
00:42, 09/14/2019

Hong Kong: ‘Revolution is war, and no war is without bloodshed’ Anger is rising as the state crackdown intensifies, and protesters say they are prepared for confrontation and sacrificeRyan Lee, a 27-year-old compu...
23:42, 08/31/2019

UPDATE 1-Argentina grants offshore oil, gas exploration permits in Malvinas West basin Argentina awarded permits for hydrocarbon exploration in 18 areas off its southern coast to companies including Exxon Mobil Corp, Total SA , YPF SA a...
07:42, 05/18/2019

UPDATE 4-Bank of America trims net interest income guidance Bank of America Corp lowered its annual net interest income guidance on Wednesday to reflect a weakened interest rate environment as the second-large...
02:14, 07/18/2019

UPDATE 1-Sweden to introduce bank tax to fund defence boost Swedish Finance Minister Magdalena Andersson said on Saturday the centre-left coalition government would introduce a bank tax to help fund greater de...
16:14, 08/31/2019

UPDATE 1-Metro Bank dodges major shareholder rebellion Metro Bank escaped a potential investor challenge at its annual meeting on Tuesday, but there were sizeable votes against several of its most senior ...
19:14, 05/21/2019

UPDATE 2-UK watchdog shakes up 'dysfunctional' bank overdraft market Britain's banks and building societies will have to charge the same amount for all overdrafts from April 2020, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) ...
10:14, 06/07/2019

UPDATE 2-BlackRock pulls out of rescue bid for Italian bank Carige U.S. asset manager BlackRock has pulled out of a proposed rescue of Italian bank Carige, raising the prospect that Rome could be drawn into a costly ...
11:56, 05/09/2019

UPDATE 1-Storm threat shuts down U.S. coastal refinery, adding to offshore oil production losses Threatened flooding from a storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico that cut nearly a third of the region's oil production has forced the shutdown of a coast...
17:00, 07/11/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: Afghanistan ‘direct talks’ needed, Nicaragua rights crisis, Bangladesh monsoon and Libya detainees latest, Dorian update A recap of Monday’s top stories: All Afghans must participate in peace process; Nicaragua’s rights crisis can be resolved says Bachelet; Rohingya ref...
04:00, 09/11/2019

Tuesday's Daily Brief: Afghanistan ‘direct talks’ needed, Nicaragua rights crisis, Bangladesh monsoon and Libya detainees latest, Dorian update A recap of Monday’s top stories: All Afghans must participate in peace process; Nicaragua’s rights crisis can be resolved says Bachelet; Rohingya ref...
01:14, 09/12/2019

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...
22:42, 07/05/2019

More than 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...
05:00, 08/05/2019

Cyberattack hits app used by Hong Kong protesters A secure messaging app used by protesters to organize in Hong Kong was hit with a massive cyberattack, identifiable from offending IP addresses as co...
06:14, 06/21/2019

Trump says he is sure Hong Kong and China 'will be able to work it out' U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was sure China and Hong Kong would be able to "work things out" after mass protests in the city agai...
22:28, 06/12/2019

CNN reporter and crew hit by tear gas in Hong Kong While covering the ongoing mass protests in Hong Kong, originally sparked by a controversial and now-shelved bill that would have allowed extradition...
00:14, 07/29/2019

On the Streets With Hong Kong’s Protesters: What Is the End Game? We saw scenes of violence, as well as hundreds of thousands of peaceful demonstrators. There is still some unity in the face of mainland China’s encr...
13:14, 07/02/2019

Photos From the Hong Kong Extradition Protests Demonstrations this week over a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China have produced some of the city’s biggest shows of dissen...
22:14, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong protesters: 'We will stand together and never give up' Millions of Hong Kongers took to the streets in recent days protesting a contentious extradition bill. The leaderless movement has revived civil soci...
19:56, 07/02/2019

Students in Hong Kong Strike on First Day of Classes Tens of thousands of students in Hong Kong participated in a widespread strike by boycotting their first day of classes Monday. They joined hundreds ...
21:42, 09/02/2019

Protesters in Hong Kong to take their message to U.S. consulate Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam announced concessions this week aimed at ending the protests, including formally scrapping a hugely unpopular extradition...
08:28, 09/08/2019

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says she will not resign Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam maintained that she has no plans to resign in the face of a turbulent pro-democracy movement that held a general strike l...
07:56, 08/05/2019

She’s a Hong Kong Protester. Her Husband Is a Cop. It’s Complicated. The Hong Kong protests have driven a wedge into the homes of some families of police officers and into the ranks of the force, where some feel their ...
21:14, 09/09/2019

Hong Kong police in standoff with protesters after sit-in Hong Kong riot police have faced off with protesters who were occupying a suburban train station to commemorate a violent attack there by masked assa...
03:00, 08/22/2019

Hong Kong protesters march to US consulate Thousands of Hong Kong protesters waving US flags are marching on the city's US Consulate Sunday to call for help from the Trump administration in en...
10:42, 09/08/2019

American War Machine Finds Its Way to Hong Kong As the world watches pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong get pelted with tear gas, it turns out Americans need to look closer to home. In an investi...
14:42, 09/06/2019

Hong Kong Airport Faces Second Day of Disruption Protesters swamped Hong Kong International Airport for a second straight day, blocking the gates to the security and immigration areas and snarling t...
12:28, 08/13/2019

What the Hong Kong protests could mean for NYC real estate Dolly Lenz, number one U.S. broker by dollar amount in sales, joins 'The Exchange' to discuss how New York real estate could benefit from t...
19:14, 09/02/2019

Violent protests continue in Hong Kong Pro-democracy protesters have continued weekly rallies on the streets of Hong Kong against a controversial extradition bill.     ...
09:28, 07/29/2019

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...
12:42, 07/23/2019

Hong Kong protesters tie up newspaper reporter A man seized by protesters at Hong Kong’s airport and tied to a luggage cart has been identified as a reporter for a mainland China newspaper, the pu...
00:42, 08/14/2019

Strikes bring Hong Kong to a standstill Hong Kong was hit by widespread strikes Monday that brought chaos to much of the city's transport network, including Hong Kong International Airport,...
11:00, 08/06/2019

U.K. Could Block Hong Kong Bid for London Exchange The U.K. government is unlikely to approve a potential $36.6 billion takeover of London Stock Exchange Group PLC by its Hong Kong rival because it fo...
00:01, 09/12/2019

A Guide to the Extradition Law That Has Hong Kong Protesting Hong Kong’s government is attempting to pass a law that would for the first time allow extraditions to mainland China. The proposal has generated mas...
22:28, 06/11/2019

China is blaming the US for Hong Kong protests The Chinese Foreign Ministry on Tuesday accused the United States of influencing the increasingly violent pro-democracy protests that have rocked Hon...
12:14, 08/01/2019

Protesters are calling for a run on the Hong Kong dollar Pro-democracy protesters are preparing to take to the streets of Hong Kong this weekend, and they're calling on supporters to withdraw their salaries...
10:42, 09/09/2019

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...
03:14, 08/20/2019

Why Hong Kong thugs may be doing the government’s work Sunday’s assault was blamed on criminals, but there are signs of links to pro-Beijing officialsAt a pro-government rally on Saturday, one speaker mad...
20:56, 07/22/2019

What's Happening In Hong Kong? Key Questions, Answered. Hong Kong's airport is one of the busiest in the world. On Monday and Tuesday, protesters effectively shut it down with sit-ins that forced officials...
06:14, 08/14/2019

Hong Kong police use tear gas on protesters Hong Kong police used tear gas against protesters who oppose a contentious extradition bill. Wednesday's protests delayed a debate over the legi...
16:42, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong protesters using offline app to get around authorities Protesters in Hong Kong are staying off the grid and making themselves harder for the authorities to trace by using a Bluetooth-based messaging app t...
23:00, 09/03/2019

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...
05:56, 08/22/2019

Hong Kong Chief Carrie Lam Says She Never Tried to Resign Hong Kong’s embattled leader said she has never tendered her resignation to Beijing and is committed to leading the city out of its monthslong politi...
15:56, 09/03/2019

Q&A: Why hundreds of thousands protested in Hong Kong Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets of Hong Kong over the weekend to protest a legislative proposal that would allow criminal suspect...
15:00, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says she would ‘quit’ if she could HONG KONG – Embattled Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said she has caused “unforgivable havoc” by igniting the political crisis engulfi...
11:28, 09/03/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Overwhelm Airport Again Protesters swamped Hong Kong International Airport for a second straight day, blocking the gates to the security and immigration areas and snarling t...
15:42, 08/13/2019

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...
21:56, 07/01/2019

Are Hong Kong protests a warning for Taiwan? One of the largest social movements in Hong Kong's history has also fueled more anti-Beijing sentiment in Taiwan. Do the protests serve as a warning ...
16:42, 07/23/2019

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...
13:56, 06/12/2019

Bill that set off big protest to go to Hong Kong legislature HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s leader says a highly controversial extradition bill will proceed to the territory’s legislature. Carrie Lam&...
06:14, 06/11/2019

Hong Kong Is Unique---China Needs It to Stay That Way Hong Kong’s “one country, two systems” has always been viewed with deep ambivalence in the ultra-capitalist city and Beijing alike, but maintaining t...
17:01, 09/09/2019

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 ...
01:28, 08/19/2019

Who Are Triads and Are They Behind Hong Kong Attacks?: QuickTake Violent attacks against pro-democracy protesters by dozens of masked, stick-carrying men have shocked Hong Kong. The brazen assaults took place over ...
13:00, 07/24/2019

Beijing Meddles With Hong Kong at Its Own Peril The possibility that residents or visitors could be exposed to the mainland’s opaque judicial system is likely to haunt investors and businesspeople ...
18:28, 06/11/2019

Opinion: Hong Kong unrest has no end in sight The Hong Kong government has put a controversial extradition law on ice. But the government's suspension will not solve the unrest, it only means a t...
16:14, 06/15/2019

What Hong Kong's masked protesters fear And the more Hong Kong officials do to quiet the city's unrest, the more their methods are scrutinized by citizens for any whiff of the mainland's mo...
09:14, 09/10/2019

Hong Kong protests: Will Beijing step in? Leader Carrie Lam has admitted defeat over her extradition bill, but opponents want her gone. With protests to continue, will Beijing intervene? DW's...
23:28, 07/11/2019

Hong Kong protesters take aim at Chinese traders Hong Kong activists gathered to protest against mainland Chinese traders in a town near the border on Saturday, seeking to channel energy from huge d...
10:28, 07/13/2019

The Extradition Law That’s Got Hong Kong Protesting: QuickTake Hong Kong’s government is attempting to pass a law that would for the first time allow extraditions to mainland China. The proposal has generated mas...
12:00, 06/11/2019

Hong Kong still has a future as China's middleman Hong Kong has long been a conduit between China and global business and finance. Now that unique status could be under threat from the gradual erosio...
06:14, 07/01/2019

How Hong Kong Protests Could Lead to Internet Cut Off Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Carrie Lam has said all options are on the table as she tries to quell the pro-democracy demonstrations that have rocked ...
18:14, 08/30/2019

Girl, 16, among 44 charged with rioting in Hong Kong Hong Kong police have charged 44 people, including more than a dozen students, with rioting after an illegal protest Sunday spiraled into chaos and b...
15:00, 07/31/2019

Vast protest in Hong Kong against extradition law Critics say law will allow China to pursue political opponents and legitimise abductionHundreds of thousands of people have taken to the streets of H...
14:14, 06/09/2019

Hong Kong protesters shut down airport One of the world's busiest airports canceled all flights after thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators crowded into Hong Kong's main termi...
05:14, 08/13/2019

Why Hong Kong’s Protesters Are Turning to G20 Leaders for Help Beijing has already said that its leaders will not discuss Hong Kong at the upcoming G20 summit. But Hong Kong protesters still hope for global backi...
11:14, 06/26/2019

Hong Kong is not having an existential crisis: Analyst Phillip Zhong of Morningstar Investment Management Asia says the Hong Kong protesters are seeking a higher degree of economic opportunity, and the un...
23:00, 08/27/2019

Thousands march in Hong Kong against extradition law Thousands of protesters marched through downtown Hong Kong amid fear that changes to an extradition law will threaten the territory's independent leg...
19:42, 04/28/2019

EU: Hong Kong developments are 'extremely worrying' The arrest of several prominent pro-democracy activists raised concern among EU foreign ministers. With Chinese soldiers stationed at the border with...
21:28, 08/30/2019

Why Hong Kong's extradition law changes are fueling fears Tens of thousands of people are expected to take to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday in a bid to block changes to the Chinese-ruled city's extradit...
11:42, 06/08/2019

Firebombs set off near 2 Hong Kong police stations HONG KONG (AP) — Authorities in Hong Kong are investigating apparent firebomb attacks outside the police headquarters and a police station. Police sa...
15:28, 06/07/2019

Hong Kong's Government Faces Dissent From Within A contentious extradition bill, and the public unrest it has triggered, have helped provoke a rare wave of dissent from within the government’s own r...
23:56, 08/02/2019

Why China won't send the tanks into Hong Kong There are reasons why the paramilitary troops of the Peoples Armed Police have not yet rolled across the border crossing at Shenzhen to crush the pro...
02:56, 08/16/2019

A recession in Hong Kong is 'inevitable,' says economist Andy Xie, an independent economist, says Hong Kong's business people have political power and are "running the place," and that's what'...
13:56, 08/14/2019

Hong Kong isn't just battling on the streets: There is also a war on misinformation While Hong Kong protesters wage pitched battles with police on the street, fake news and misinformation are being spread online, fueling fear and sus...
21:00, 08/12/2019

Hong Kong’s Approach to Protesters: No More Concessions Carrie Lam’s administration is confident that it can weather further demonstrations, despite recent violent clashes and signs that the economy could ...
15:56, 07/19/2019

Hong Kong protests: 'This discontent is really about China' More than a million Hong Kongers have taken to the streets to protest against a Beijing-backed extradition bill. But are the rallies more about publi...
17:00, 06/13/2019

Businesses Get Caught Up in Hong Kong Protests A broad stripe of businesses from global titan Nike to a local bakery is finding that taking sides, or even appearing to, in Hong Kong’s protests aga...
13:42, 07/17/2019

Clashes during pro-Beijing rally in Hong Kong Another confrontation in Hong Kong on Saturday – this time between a flag-waving flash mob of Beijing supporters and a crowd of locals at a sub...
22:28, 09/14/2019

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...
02:00, 08/24/2019

Hong Kong protesters gather despite police ban Demonstrators marched unauthorized through Hong Kong to mark the fifth anniversary of Beijing's move to curtail elections. Protesters carried religio...
11:28, 08/31/2019

Hong Kong protesters take to streets despite police ban Activists bring traffic to standstill on 13th weekend of protests after wave of arrests on Friday Thousands of demonstrators have defied a police ban...
11:28, 08/31/2019

How we got here: Hong Kong's 13th weekend of unrest Police and protesters faced off from a distance outside central government offices in Hong Kong on Saturday. For only the second time in 13 consecuti...
13:28, 08/31/2019

Hong Kong braces for more protests this weekend After violent protests in Hong Kong this week that involved 2 million people and led to hundreds of injuries and arrests, the city is bracing for mor...
19:00, 07/05/2019

Hong Kong braces for another weekend of protests Hong Kong is bracing for another weekend of mass demonstrations, with a protest march scheduled to take place Saturday in one of the world's most den...
10:14, 08/03/2019

Hong Kong’s Uprising Rattles the Mainland Smelling blood, the protesters thronged in greater numbers. Demonstrations against an extradition bill in Hong Kong swelled on June 16 even after the...
13:28, 06/20/2019

The date which has both Hong Kong and Beijing on edge For months, October 1 has loomed over the mass pro-democracy demonstrations in Hong Kong, as a whispered deadline for the ruling Chinese Communist Pa...
03:14, 09/15/2019

Hong Kong protests pit the city's young against the old Mass protests by Hong Kongers over the past couple of weeks have underlined the yawning gap between the city's old and young. Political differences h...
14:28, 06/28/2019

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 ...
17:28, 07/31/2019

Hong Kong's Next-Gen Protesters: 'We Can't Stay Out of the Way Anymore' The demonstrators who have jammed Hong Kong’s streets over the past week or more have been overwhelmingly young and impatient about shaping the futur...
23:14, 06/17/2019

Hong Kong protests halted in memory of 9/11 Hong Kong has been rocked by months of sometimes violent unrest, prompted by anger over planned legislation to allow extraditions to China, but broad...
14:42, 09/11/2019

Hong Kong protests are smaller but uglier Dozens of people were injured Sunday in another night of violence in Hong Kong, as the city marked its fifteenth consecutive weekend of anti-governme...
17:00, 09/16/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Spy a New Enemy: Lampposts Hong Kong protesters, fearing increased government surveillance, recently took down more than a dozen smart lampposts equipped with Bluetooth connect...
13:28, 08/30/2019

More than 20 charged with rioting appear in Hong Kong court A Hong Kong court has heard the charges against more than 20 Hong Kong protesters who have been accused of rioting — the most serious charge brought ...
10:14, 07/31/2019

Hong Kong protests take violent turn Police drew their guns as protesters threw bricks and petrol bombs during one of the most violent nights Hong Kong has seen over 12 consecutive weeke...
09:56, 08/26/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Square Off With Police Violence between protesters and police spread across five districts late Saturday, with several police stations besieged and hundreds of residents po...
19:00, 08/03/2019

U.S. Raises Travel Advisory on Hong Kong The U.S. raised the level of its advisory for citizens traveling to Hong Kong, asking them to exercise increased caution and citing nearly two months...
21:00, 08/08/2019

Alibaba Considers Listing in Hong Kong Chinese e-commerce titan Alibaba is weighing a plan to list in Hong Kong, a move that would create a round-the-clock market for its shares and bring ...
12:42, 05/28/2019

Everything You Need to Know About the Extradition Bill Rocking Hong Kong Hong Kong’s government is attempting to pass a law that would for the first time allow extraditions to mainland China. The proposal has generated mas...
04:00, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong leader says escalation of violence is becoming more serious Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday the escalation of violence in anti-government protests that have rocked the Asian financial center for th...
05:00, 08/27/2019

Hong Kong airport occupied by protesters Hundreds of pro-democracy activists have begun what is intended to be a three-day occupation of Hong Kong's international airport, part of a series o...
01:42, 08/10/2019

Hong Kong violence becoming more serious, but government in control, says Lam Violence in Hong Kong's anti-government protests is becoming more serious but the government is confident it can handle the crisis itself, the city's...
09:00, 08/27/2019

Hong Kong protesters swarm Mong Kok Hong Kong is bracing for another weekend of mass demonstrations, with a protest march happening Saturday in one of the world's most densely populated...
10:14, 08/03/2019

Hong Kong protests: 'We are fighting against a dictatorship' Sunday's anti-extradition bill protest drew record numbers. Talking to DW, one prominent opposition activist expressed hope that people would continu...
05:28, 06/17/2019

Beijing says it won't allow Hong Kong protests to be brought up at G20 A top Chinese Foreign Ministry official said Beijing would "not allow" the Hong Kong protests to be brought up at the G20 meeting in Osaka beginning ...
12:14, 06/24/2019

Hong Kong tollbooths vandalized during protests A small group of what appeared to be protesters on Sunday vandalized a toll station at the Cross-Harbour Tunnel in Kowloon in Hong Kong. (Aug. 26) &...
21:28, 08/26/2019

Hong Kong's Dollar Peg: How It Works and Why It's In Question Hong Kong’s standing as a financial center rests partly on its decadeslong currency peg to the U.S. dollar. But street protests, trade tensions and a...
17:28, 08/26/2019

China 'won't allow' Hong Kong discussion at G20 summit China has insisted that protests in Hong Kong will not be on the G20 agenda in Japan this weekend. US President Donald Trump intends to bring up the ...
12:56, 06/24/2019

In Hong Kong Protests, Faces Become Weapons A technology-driven quest to identify protesters and police officers has people in both groups desperate to protect their anonymity. Some fear a turn...
11:28, 07/26/2019

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...
13:00, 08/14/2019

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...
12:28, 08/23/2019

That viral photo of the Hong Kong protests is not what it seems A stunning nighttime image purporting to show thousands of people amassing Sunday on the streets of Hong Kong to protest a controversial extradition ...
20:00, 06/19/2019

UPDATE 1-Energy Transfer conducting maintenance on West Texas Gulf crude pipeline Energy Transfer LP is in the eighth day of a planned 10-day maintenance on its West Texas Gulf (WTG) crude pipeline, a company spokeswoman confirmed ...
02:56, 08/20/2019

UPDATE 1-Russian c.bank lowers U.S. dollars share in reserves due to possible risks Russia's central bank has lowered the share of dollars in its reserves because of the external risks the country could face, First Deputy Governor Ks...
15:42, 05/20/2019

UPDATE 1-Bank of America ends joint venture with Fiserv's First Data Bank of America Corp said on Monday it would end its electronic payment services joint venture with First Data Corp next June, hours after Fiserv Inc...
01:28, 07/30/2019

UPDATE 2-Deutsche Bank faces investigation for possible money-laundering lapses -NYT U.S. federal authorities are investigating whether Deutsche Bank AG complied with laws meant to stop money laundering and other crimes, the New York ...
10:28, 06/20/2019

UPDATE 2-Brazil's Bolsonaro replaces head of BNDES development bank Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's government has named a 38-year-old banking executive as the head of development bank BNDES, replacing Joaquim Le...
04:14, 06/18/2019

UPDATE 1-China central bank urges calm after Baoshang takeover China's central bank sought to calm investors on Sunday after last month's takeover of Inner Mongolia-based Baoshang Bank, saying regulators are not ...
16:28, 06/02/2019

UPDATE 2-TD Bank profit misses on higher provisions, subdued margins TD Bank Group, Canada's second-biggest lender by market value, fell short of analysts' estimates for third-quarter profit on Thursday, hurt by higher...
16:28, 08/29/2019

UPDATE 3-TD Bank profit rises on U.S. retail, wholesale banking growth TD Bank Group, Canada's second-biggest lender by market value, said third-quarter profit rose as growth in its U.S. retail business outweighed higher...
17:14, 08/29/2019

UPDATE 2-Mexico's president says big bank loan shows confidence in Pemex An $8 billion syndicated loan to Mexico's national oil company Pemex is a sign of confidence by more than 20 banks involved in the operation, Mexican...
10:00, 06/29/2019

UPDATE 1-Mexico must boost Pemex creditworthiness -central bank chief Mexico should reinforce Pemex's creditworthiness after recent downgrades given the state oil company's importance for the economy, public finances an...
22:42, 06/12/2019

As Big Little Lies airs its penultimate episode, what exactly happened this season? Last week, IndieWire released an article called “Big Little Lies Season 2 Turmoil: Inside Andrea Arnold’s Loss Of Creative Control.” The article stat...
08:00, 07/15/2019

Hong Kong leader says extradition bill unlikely to be revived Hong Kong's embattled leader apologized Tuesday for an unpopular extradition bill that drew massive protests and indicated it will not be revived dur...
14:14, 06/18/2019

Protesters Surround Beijing’s Office in Hong Kong Antagonism is growing between protesters and the Hong Kong police force, which is accused of using excessively violent tactics at antigovernment demo...
14:42, 07/21/2019

| Will Hong Kong leader's climbdown calm the chaos? A surprise concession to protesters by Hong Kong's leader may have eased tensions and reduced the likelihood of China sending in troops, but it is un...
15:14, 09/05/2019

Germany’s Merkel says Hong Kong’s rights should be protected Germany’s Merkel says in Beijing that the rights and freedoms of Hong Kong residents should be protected and a solution to the Chinese city’s politic...
10:28, 09/06/2019

Hong Kong protesters disperse one day after storming the legislature A day after angry protesters stormed and vandalized Hong Kong's legislature amid anger over a proposed extradition bill, the exterior of the bui...
05:28, 07/02/2019

Fitch Downgrades Hong Kong After Months of Protests Fitch Ratings downgraded Hong Kong, saying months of unrest were testing the city’s relationship with mainland China and had dented its reputation as...
10:56, 09/06/2019

Hong Kong: Thousands protest extradition bill Thousands of protesters descended on China's representative office in Hong Kong on Sunday, as anger over an extradition bill morphs into a fresh fron...
17:14, 07/21/2019

| WATCH: Chaos as Hong Kong protesters take over parliament It started with an attempt Monday by hundreds of protesters to force a street vendor's trolley through the glass frontage of Hong Kong's parliament b...
01:28, 07/02/2019

Hong Kong at a Standstill as Protesters Return to the Streets Hundreds of thousands marched through city streets as unrest stretched into a seventh weekend, with crowds registering their support for both sides i...
16:00, 07/21/2019

Hong Kong protesters apologize for disrupting lives HONG KONG (AP) — A small group of Hong Kong protesters have handed out flyers and bowed to passers-by to apologize for a demonstration that jammed th...
14:14, 06/25/2019

Why proposed changes to Hong Kong's extradition law fueled protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has delayed indefinitely a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China, in a dramatic retreat after wide...
15:42, 06/15/2019

Employee of U.K. Consulate in Hong Kong Held in China A Hong Kong citizen working for the British consulate in the partly autonomous Chinese city never returned from an Aug. 8 trip for a conference acros...
16:42, 08/20/2019

Protesters and riot police clash in Hong Kong Clashes broke out between police and pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong on Saturday as tensions boiled over on the city's streets. (August 24...
22:28, 08/24/2019

Beijing reiterates support for Hong Kong's Lam, police China reiterated on Monday its support for Hong Kong's leader, Carrie Lam, and its police, and called on Hong Kong people to oppose violence followin...
16:42, 07/29/2019

China deploys fresh troops to Hong Kong China's military deployed fresh troops to Hong Kong on Thursday in what it called a routine rotation amid speculation that it might intervene in the ...
16:28, 08/29/2019

Employee at UK's consulate in Hong Kong detained in China Detention comes amid more than two months of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong An employee at the UK’s consulate in Hong Kong has been detained by ...
12:56, 08/20/2019

Why aren't Hong Kong's protesters backing down? – podcast Millions of people have taken to the streets over the past three weeks in opposition to an extradition law. The Guardian correspondent Emma Graham-Ha...
05:14, 06/27/2019

Police use tear gas to quell Hong Kong protest Police carrying riot shields and firing tear gas moved in shortly after midnight to clear protesters, who hours earlier, swarmed into the legislature...
22:28, 07/01/2019

Flights out of Hong Kong canceled again amid protests Hong Kong's airport has cancelled all remaining departing flights for the second day after protesters took over the terminals.   ...
21:16, 08/13/2019

Carrie Lam, Hong Kong Leader, Condemns Violence Protesters had mostly cleared out of the Legislative Council building after three hours of occupation. Then a cordon of riot police used tear gas and...
00:14, 07/02/2019

Hong Kong Protesters, Police Clash at Airport Police clashed with protesters at Hong Kong’s international airport late Tuesday, capping a second day of snarled travel plans with a bout of violenc...
22:28, 08/13/2019

After weekend of violence Hong Kong braces for more protests The increasingly violent protests since June have emerged as Hong Kong's most serious crisis in decades and become one of the biggest challenges to C...
12:32, 08/12/2019

Chinese army condemns Hong Kong protests China's military chief in Hong Kong condemned ongoing protests on the island, stating in his first public comments on the months of unrest that they ...
13:28, 08/01/2019

US and China row over 'dangerous' Hong Kong reports on diplomat The US has slammed Chinese-backed media in Hong Kong for their reports on a US envoy who met pro-democracy activists. China is trying to frame mass p...
10:56, 08/10/2019

Hong Kong protesters appear in court on riot charges Authorities have levied the most serious charges — with a 10-year sentence — against protesters since demonstrations began last month. Pro-democracy ...
11:56, 07/31/2019

Protesters urge discussion of Hong Kong issues at G-20 HONG KONG (AP) — Protesters In Hong Kong opposed to contentious extradition legislation are calling on leaders of the U.S., the European Union and ot...
05:14, 06/26/2019

| Merkel in Beijing says Hong Kong freedoms must be 'guaranteed' German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the rights and freedoms of people in Hong Kong "must be guaranteed" after meeting with Chinese Premier Li Keqian...
12:28, 09/07/2019

Hong Kong police fire tear gas as protesters hit and run Weeks of increasingly violent protests have plunged Hong Kong into its biggest political crisis for decades, posing a serious challenge to China'...
22:56, 08/10/2019

"Serious" Hong Kong Violence In Government Control, Says Leader Lam Violence in Hong Kong's anti-government protests is becoming more serious but the government is confident it can handle the crisis itself, the embatt...
15:00, 08/27/2019

'Hong Kong mob' — How mainland Chinese see the democracy movement For weeks now, hundreds of thousands of people have demonstrated in Hong Kong against the increasing influence of the Beijing government over their r...
03:14, 08/20/2019

Activists Call On G20 Leaders To Help "Liberate" Hong Kong More than a thousand protesters marched to major foreign consulates on Wednesday calling on leaders at the upcoming G20 summit to raise the plight of...
09:28, 06/26/2019

| Beijing says will 'firmly support' Hong Kong leader Lam Beijing has reiterated its backing of Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam after a massive demonstration demanding she resigns over a controversia...
13:28, 06/17/2019

Denise Ho, the pop icon of Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement Cantopop singer Denise Ho was successful in the Chinese market until she joined Hong Kong's democracy movement. Although her music is now banned in C...
03:14, 08/20/2019

Hong Kong braces for latest in 14 weeks of demonstrations Hong Kong police were bracing for yet more transportation-crippling demonstrations on Saturday. The city’s Chek Lap Kok airport and its rail an...
13:42, 09/07/2019

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says the escalation of violence is becoming more serious Carrie Lam said on Tuesday the escalation of violence in anti-government protests that have rocked the Asian financial center for three months is bec...
12:14, 08/27/2019

Hong Kong lawyers protest proposed extradition law changes Hundreds of legal professionals dressed in black joined a silent march in Hong Kong on Thursday to protest proposed amendments to an extradition law ...
17:42, 06/06/2019

More Than 20 Protesters Charged With Rioting Appear in Hong Kong Court (HONG KONG) — Supporters rallied outside a court in Hong Kong on Wednesday ahead of an appearance by 23 fellow protesters who have been charged...
08:14, 07/31/2019

Hong Kong protesters to take their democracy message to U.S. Consulate Hong Kong protesters calling for democracy for the Chinese-ruled city plan to take their message to the U.S. Consulate on Sunday after another night ...
07:42, 09/08/2019

Police and protesters clash throughout Hong Kong on third day of unrest Authorities fire teargas and rubber bullets at demonstrators who defied ban on rallyingA very modern protest: Hongkongers take struggle to UKHong Kon...
08:14, 07/29/2019

China warns UK over Hong Kong: 'No country has right to intervene' China has dismissed the UK's concerns over Hong Kong, warning "no country has the right to intervene" - and insisted the former British colony was no...
21:14, 07/02/2019

Hong Kong on alert for planned airport protests Hong Kong protesters have said they will disrupt transport to the city's airport following another night of demonstrations and clashes with police. C...
21:42, 09/07/2019

China Releases Employee of U.K. Consulate in Hong Kong Simon Cheng, a Hong Kong citizen who works as a trade and investment officer at the British consulate, has returned to the city after being detained ...
09:28, 08/26/2019

More protests in Hong Kong after dismissal of controversial bill Two days after Hong Kong's government officially withdrew a controversial extradition bill that was at the center of numerous mass demonstrations thi...
18:28, 09/07/2019

Chinese AI start-up Megvii files for Hong Kong IPO of at least $500 mln Chinese artificial intelligence provider Megvii Technology Ltd, backed by Alibaba , has filed for an IPO of at least $500 million in Hong Kong, two p...
06:14, 08/26/2019

Twitter, Facebook Act Against Disinformation on Hong Kong Protests Twitter took down more than 900 accounts that it said were part of a Chinese government campaign to discredit protesters in Hong Kong by spreading mi...
04:28, 08/20/2019

Activists lay flowers at memorial for Hong Kong protester Thousands of people in Hong Kong laid sunflowers and white lilies at a memorial site on Thursday for a man who fell to his death during protests agai...
06:42, 07/12/2019

UK to suspend crowd control supplies to Hong Kong LONDON (AP) — Britain’s foreign secretary says the country will refrain from issuing export licenses for crowd control equipment to Hong Kong u...
18:00, 06/25/2019

Police and protesters clash in downtown Hong Kong Hong Kong police fired tear gas at demonstrators, as petrol bombs exploded in the downtown bar district of Wan Chai on Sunday evening as clashes duri...
15:01, 08/11/2019

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...
11:00, 08/09/2019

'The last fight for Hong Kong': activists gear up over extradition law Fears controversial bill, which has its second reading next week, will allow China to target political enemies with impunityIt has been called “the n...
04:42, 06/07/2019

Timeline: A growing unease in Hong Kong about the future A series of steps by the Chinese and Hong Kong governments in recent years have prompted a growing uneasiness among Hong Kong residents about their f...
17:14, 06/11/2019

| Pro-democracy push causes transport chaos in Hong Kong Peak-hour morning train travel and international flights in Hong Kong were thrown into chaos as pro-democracy protesters launched an attempted city-w...
18:14, 08/05/2019

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam condemns violence Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam condemned violence that broke out Monday when weapon-wielding, masked assailants attacked pro-democracy protesters, journ...
21:28, 07/23/2019

Hong Kong's protests present a 'serious challenge': MTR chief Jacob Kam of MTR says the company respects the Hong Kong protesters' rights and freedom to express their views, but hopes they won't disrup...
07:56, 08/09/2019

Hong Kong police retake parliament from protesters Hong Kong police have regained control of the city's parliament after hundreds of protesters ransacked the building. The city's embattled leader, Car...
06:28, 07/02/2019

Hong Kong Upheaval Puts Beijing in a Bind Massive protests over an extradition bill present a serious challenge to Chinese President Xi Jinping, already facing an economic slowdown and escala...
09:14, 06/17/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Converge on the International Airport for a Three-Day Sit-In Protesters converged on Hong Kong’s international airport Friday, kicking off a three-day sit-in and the first of several rallies planned for t...
11:56, 08/09/2019

Tear gas fired in Hong Kong with no end in sight to protests Police have fired tear gas in confrontations with protesters in three parts of Hong Kong, as another evening of clashes began playing out in the Asia...
15:00, 08/11/2019

British PM May raises Hong Kong protests with China's Hu British Prime Minister Theresa May discussed the continuing protests in Hong Kong, a former British colony, in a meeting at her office with China's v...
21:42, 06/17/2019

Pompeo meets with Hong Kong pro-democracy leader U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Hong Kong pro-democracy leader Martin Lee on Thursday, the State Department said, as Hong Kong activists...
06:14, 05/17/2019

China backs police in Hong Kong unrest Beijing has urged protesters to renounce violence, saying it's having a "disheartening" effect on the economy. The mainland government said it "stron...
11:28, 07/29/2019

Ai Weiwei has ‘no trust’ UK can intervene in Hong Kong crisis Artist fears Britain will take no responsibility and is seen by China as ‘nothing’ Ai Weiwei, the Chinese dissident artist and activist, has said he ...
17:28, 08/09/2019

What Happens to Hong Kong When ‘One Country, Two Systems’ Expires in 2047 When China regained sovereignty over Hong Kong from the British in 1997, it was under an agreement to allow the city a “high degree of autonomy” for ...
09:00, 08/28/2019

What Hong Kong's Protestors Can Teach Us About the Future of Privacy Something odd happened in Hong Kong last week. Protestors against a controversial proposed extradition bill were afraid to use their metro cards. Ins...
17:42, 06/21/2019

China accuses G7 of 'meddling with ill intentions' in Hong Kong China condemned a joint statement by leaders of the Group of 7 who called for calm amid ongoing protests in Hong Kong, warning that the semi-autonomo...
11:56, 08/28/2019

Why a pro-Beijing Hong Kong lawmaker raised the ire of protesters A pro-Beijing lawmaker who has become a figure of hate among pro-democracy circles in Hong Kong has issued a direct threat to his opponents after van...
09:28, 07/24/2019

What Happens to Hong Kong When ‘One Country, Two Systems’ Expires in 2047 When China regained sovereignty over Hong Kong from the British in 1997, it was under an agreement to allow the city a “high degree of autonomy” for ...
14:14, 08/28/2019

Hong Kong's protesters dig in for long summer of discontent Hong Kong's extradition bill demonstrations have mutated into a much bigger and more complex animal, ripping open old wounds and expanding a politica...
19:28, 07/18/2019

Chinese intervention in Hong Kong would be a 'catastrophe', Patten says Hong Kong’s last British governor Chris Patten on Tuesday cautioned that if China intervened in Hong Kong it would be a catastrophe and that Chinese ...
10:28, 08/13/2019

Hong Kong demonstrators rally after activist arrests This is the 13th consecutive weekend of protests in Hong Kong. It all started in June over a controversial extradition bill, but evolved into a broad...
00:42, 09/01/2019

Hong Kong banks take out newspaper ads to call for order Major Hong Kong banks including HSBC and Standard Chartered have published newspaper ads calling for the preservation of law and order and condemning...
14:42, 08/22/2019

Hong Kong's Carrie Lam: I 'never contemplated' discussing resignation Hong Kong's beleaguered leader Carrie Lam has said she would quit if she had a choice and blamed herself for causing "unforgivable havoc" that has le...
05:42, 09/03/2019

Hong Kong students plan second day of pro-democracy rallies Hong Kong school and university students on Tuesday are due to boycott classes and hold pro-democracy rallies for the second straight day, further fu...
04:56, 09/03/2019

Hong Kong leader says has never tendered resignation to Beijing Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she has never asked the Chinese government to let her resign to end the city's political crisis, respondi...
04:56, 09/03/2019

YouTube shuts down 210 channels posting about Hong Kong Google announced Thursday that it had disabled 210 YouTube channels that were uploading videos "in a coordinated manner" about the ongoing protests i...
15:14, 08/23/2019

30 Years Later, Hong Kong Still Harbors the Spirit of Tiananmen The center of one of the densest metropolises in the world fell momentarily quiet Tuesday night, as well over a hundred thousand people gathered in H...
19:14, 06/04/2019

Mob attacks demonstrators at Hong Kong train station Dozens were injured in Hong Kong early Monday after authorities said a mob of masked men used batons and bamboo rods to beat protesters at a train st...
17:00, 07/22/2019

'Mom Says Come Home': Hong Kong Protests Divide Families Public unrest over China’s authority is taking a personal toll, worrying parents of the young protesters who are propelling the opposition movement a...
04:28, 09/03/2019

Hong Kong protesters in fresh standoff with police Demonstrators went ahead with a banned march to mark the fifth anniversary of Beijing's move to curtail elections. A hard core of protesters threw pe...
13:28, 08/31/2019

Hong Kong consulate employee 'detained for prostitution' A British consulate employee detained in China was arrested for soliciting prostitutes, the country's state-backed Global Times newspa...
12:14, 08/22/2019

Hong Kong protests against extradition law spill into Sydney Anger in Hong Kong over a move to allow extraditions to mainland China spilled over into Sydney on Sunday, with migrants gathering for a protest and ...
15:14, 06/09/2019

Tens of thousands of Hong Kong protesters defy ban Tens of thousands of Hong Kong protesters defied a police ban Saturday against the march on the five-year anniversary of Bejing's decision to limit e...
16:42, 08/31/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Clash With Police After Defying Ban In the most intense day of clashes since June, the police unleashed tear gas, pepper spray and blue dye against demonstrators who ignored warnings to...
18:14, 08/31/2019

China Says It Firmly Supports Hong Kong Leader Beijing on Tuesday threw its backing behind Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam after an audio recording emerged of her saying she wanted to quit over three ...
18:14, 09/03/2019

Violence Erupts in Hong Kong as Protesters Defy Ban Police fired blue dye from water cannons and volleys of tear gas to disperse protesters besieging Hong Kong’s government headquarters, as tens of tho...
19:28, 08/31/2019

Massive Crowds Take To Streets in 'Last Fight' For Hong Kong Huge crowds of demonstrators took to the streets Sunday to protest a proposed law that would allow Beijing to take people from Hong Kong to stand tri...
13:00, 06/09/2019

Hong Kong ex-JPMorgan princeling case gets personal A case by Hong Kong’s ICAC against an individual on bribery charges is another example of Asia-Pacific regulators targeting the person as well as the...
15:28, 05/20/2019

Mass Hong Kong protest against 'evil' extradition law Hundreds of thousands of protestors have taken to the streets of Hong Kong in a final bid to block a law it is feared could be used by China to make ...
13:56, 06/09/2019

China, Hong Kong double down on extradition bill Beijing warned against "outside interference" in Hong Kong politics as it promised to support the city's government. Hundreds of thousands took to th...
15:14, 06/10/2019

How we got here: Hong Kong's fiery 13th weekend of unrest Police and protesters faced off in Hong Kong for the 13th consecutive weekend of pro-democracy protests, amid plumes of tear gas and scattered fires....
21:00, 08/31/2019

The Latest: Hong Kong activist angry over decision on law HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on a protest in Hong Kong against amendments to its extradition laws (all times local): 6:45 p.m. Prominent Hong Kong act...
14:28, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong leader says she'd quit if she could, according to leaked tape Hong Kong's beleaguered leader Carrie Lam has said she would quit if she had a choice and blamed herself for causing "unforgivable havoc" that has le...
04:00, 09/03/2019

Meet the Students Fueling Hong Kong’s Protests: ‘We May Die’ Antigovernment protests have raged all summer, aided by student activists. How will they be heard after they go back to school? Here’s what they told...
15:00, 08/22/2019

Hong Kong looks to raise up to $1 billion in green bonds Hong Kong is looking to raise between $500 million and $1 billion in five-year green bonds as the former British colony looks to establish itself as ...
12:42, 05/21/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Squeeze Access to the Airport A day after clashes between the police and protesters, including inside a subway car, demonstrators tried to disrupt service at a critical Asian trav...
16:42, 09/01/2019

Opponents of Hong Kong extradition law plan another protest HONG KONG (AP) — Opponents of a proposed extradition law plan a protest Monday as Hong Kong marks the anniversary of the former British colony’...
14:42, 06/29/2019

'We must defend our city': A day in the life of a Hong Kong protester As demonstrations entered their 11th week, the Guardian shadowed a protester for the day at a major anti-government rally banned by the police It is ...
08:28, 08/23/2019

Hong Kong's summer of dissent: After five weeks of protest, where to next? For five weeks, Hong Kong has been rocked by large protests sparked by a proposed bill that would allow extradition to China, and the city's summer o...
12:00, 07/15/2019

China Will Not Allow Hong Kong Issue To Be Discussed At G20 Summit China's Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs Zhang Jun said on Monday that China will not allow the Group of 20 to discuss the Hong Kong issue at it...
10:14, 06/24/2019

'They will definitely take revenge': how China could respond to the Hong Kong protests Hong Kong has seen its biggest political crisis in decades, but Beijing cannot afford to let the dissent go unpunishedThe Communist Party has always ...
04:00, 06/30/2019