MAPNEWS24.COM: Top News and Analysis 07:28, 06/12/2019

Tens of thousands paralyze Hong Kong's financial hub over extradition bill

Tens of thousands of demonstrators in Hong Kong surrounded the city's legislature on Wednesday, forcing it to postpone a second round of debate on an extradition bill that would al...

Tens of thousands paralyze Hong Kong's financial hub over extradition bill

Source: reuters.com

Tens of thousands march through Hong Kong to protest Chinese extradition bill Protests against the now-suspended bill have drawn millions of people to the streets in the former British colony in recent weeks, posing the biggest...
18:56, 07/07/2019

Tens of thousands of protesters force delay in Hong Kong extradition bill debate Tens of thousands of Hong Kong demonstrators surrounded the Chinese-ruled city's legislature on Wednesday, forcing it to postpone a second round of d...
10:14, 06/12/2019

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

Thousands rally in Hong Kong suburb Sha Tin against extradition bill Thousands of people took to the streets in Hong Kong's suburban Sha Tin town in the latest protests sparked by the draft law for extraditions to main...
16:14, 07/14/2019

Raw: Hundreds of thousands protest extradition bill in Hong Kong Proposed amendments to a Hong Kong extradition bill that would allow the transfer of criminals to China drew hundreds of thousands of protesters. &#...
12:00, 06/10/2019

Hundreds of thousands are protesting an extradition bill in Hong Kong. Here's why. Crowds of protesters flooded the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday to demonstrate against a proposed extradition bill.       &...
12:00, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong: thousands gather for fresh protest against extradition bill Demonstrators blocks key road and mass outside police headquarters in fourth protest in two weeksProtestors in Hong Kong have blocked a key road thro...
08:28, 06/21/2019

Hong Kong protest draws hundreds of thousands over extradition bill Several hundred thousand people took to the streets in Hong Kong on Sunday night to protest a new extradition law that would allow China to extradite...
19:00, 06/09/2019

Thousands rally as Hong Kong readies for mass strikes over extradition bill Hong Kong braced for mass strikes on Wednesday after thousands braved thunderstorms overnight to stage a wave of fresh protests against a proposed ex...
02:28, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong delays extradition bill debate as thousands take to the streets in protest HONG KONG — Hong Kong delayed a legislative session on a contentious extradition bill as thousands of protesters amassed to block entry to the buildi...
11:14, 06/12/2019

Hundreds of thousands march in Hong Kong to protest China extradition bill Several hundred thousand people jammed Hong Kong's streets on Sunday in the biggest rally for years to thwart a proposed extradition law that would a...
15:14, 06/09/2019

Thousands gather in Hong Kong in latest protest against controversial extradition bill Thousands of people have gathered in sweltering heat in Hong Kong for the latest in a series of mass protests over the extradition bill that sparked ...
10:28, 07/21/2019

Thousands brave rain in fresh protests against Hong Kong extradition bill Thousands braved thunderstorms in Hong Kong on Tuesday for a fresh wave of protests against a proposed extradition bill that would allow people to be...
19:56, 06/11/2019

Hong Kong extradition bill: Thousands march in large-scale protest Tens of thousands of people have taken to the streets in Hong Kong as campaigners look to keep the pressure on the government, despite a move by the ...
13:28, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong gears up for mass strikes as thousands rally overnight against extradition bill Hong Kong braced for mass strikes on Wednesday after thousands braved thunderstorms overnight to stage fresh protests against a proposed extradition ...
22:14, 06/11/2019

Hong Kong locks down as thousands gather for latest anti-extradition bill rally Thousands gathered in sweltering heat in Hong Kong on Sunday for the latest in a series of mass protests over an extradition bill that has plunged th...
10:14, 07/21/2019

Hong Kong protests: Thousands gather to demand leader quits despite government turnaround on extradition bill Thousands of activists have gathered in Hong Kong for another day of protests despite a stunning turnaround by the government on a proposed extraditi...
09:42, 06/16/2019

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

Tens of thousands gather in Hong Kong park for pro-democracy rally Organizers said they hoped the assembly would be peaceful, which would make for a rare calm weekend in a months-long movement marked by violent clash...
13:30, 08/18/2019

Tens of thousands flood Hong Kong park for latest rally Tens of thousands of people are marching from a park in central Hong Kong for what organizers hope will be a peaceful demonstration for democracy fol...
11:28, 08/18/2019

Tens of Thousands of Protesters Take to the Streets in Hong Kong in Defiance of a Police Ban Riot police clashed with demonstrators who defied a ban and staged a march through downtown Hong Kong Saturday to call for greater political freedom....
13:00, 08/31/2019

Hong Kong: tens of thousands turn out to protest against new surveillance tactics Masked protesters gather to voice anger at surveillance culture that includes lampposts equipped with an array of sensorsTens of thousands of demonst...
11:14, 08/24/2019

Hong Kong: tens of thousands protest as China condemns US 'gross interference' More than 100,000 people are expected to join rally after police denied permission for marchHong Kong’s dilemma: fight or resist peacefullyTens of th...
12:14, 08/18/2019

Tens of thousands expected to rally to demand Hong Kong leader steps down Tens of thousands are expected to take to the streets in Hong Kong on Sunday to demand the city's leader steps down, a day after she suspended an ext...
04:56, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong Protests: Police Fire Tear Gas as Tens of Thousands Demonstrate Where Mob Rampaged Despite a police ban, protesters marched on Saturday in Yuen Long, the place where suspected gang members attacked demonstrators and bystanders last ...
16:14, 07/27/2019

Tens of thousands march in Hong Kong, drawing official apology from chief executive Tens of thousands of Hong Kong residents, mostly clad in black despite the sweltering weather, jammed the city’s streets Sunday in a vehement show of...
18:56, 06/16/2019

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

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

Thousands take to Hong Kong streets to protest new extradition laws Tens of thousands of people marched on Hong Kong's parliament on Sunday to demand the scrapping of proposed extradition rules that would allow people...
18:28, 04/28/2019

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: Extradition bill unlikely to be revived Hong Kong’s leader has apologized for an unpopular extradition bill that drew massive protests and indicated that it will not be revived during the c...
11:42, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Say 'Dead' Isn't Enough for Extradition Bill Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam came under pressure to pull a controversial bill to legalize extradition to China, after opponents criticized he...
17:14, 07/09/2019

2 more Hong Kong leaders apologize for extradition bill More Hong Kong leaders are apologizing for a controversial extradition bill that's sparked some of the largest demonstrations the Chinese territory h...
15:14, 06/19/2019

U.S. bill gives ultimatum to Hong Kong over proposed extradition law Several U.S. lawmakers have reintroduced a bill to support more than a million protesters in Hong Kong opposed to a proposed law that would allow Chi...
14:14, 06/14/2019

If Hong Kong extradition bill passes, what will happen? Hong Kong's government will discuss its bill on Wednesday, but hundreds protested Tuesday night – they feel Hong Kong's independence ...
10:00, 06/12/2019

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

Explainer: Hong Kong's extradition bill and the opposition to it Hong Kong's extradition bill, which would cover Hong Kong's 7.4 million residents as well as foreign and Chinese nationals in the city, would allow c...
01:42, 07/01/2019

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

Extradition bill 'is dead,' Hong Kong leader says Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said Tuesday that a controversial extradition bill which spurred weeks of protest "is dead" -- but stopped short of a for...
08:42, 07/09/2019

Hong Kong 'suspends work' on controversial extradition bill City leader Carrie Lam held a press conference saying her government would 'suspend work' on the bill. The proposed law has triggered the biggest pro...
09:42, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong to Kill Extradition Bill That Sparked Protests In a major concession to protesters, Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam plans to withdraw the China extradition bill that sparked months of at time...
11:00, 09/04/2019

Hong Kong leader pulls extradition bill, but too little too late, say some Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Wednesday withdrew an extradition bill that triggered months of often violent protests so the Chinese-ruled city can m...
16:42, 09/04/2019

UK welcomes Hong Kong leader's withdrawal of extradition bill Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has welcomed Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam's withdrawal of an extradition bill that triggered months of often violent pr...
21:56, 09/04/2019

Hong Kong lawmakers brawl over controversial extradition bill A fight broke out between pro-democracy and pro-Beijing lawmakers in Hong Kong's Legislative Council. The proposed law would permit extraditions to C...
14:14, 05/11/2019

Hong Kong Suspends Extradition Bill That Sparked Protests Hong Kong’s leader suspended an extradition bill that sparked the biggest protest since China reclaimed sovereignty over the financial center, a back...
10:14, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong legislators fight physically over extradition bill A fight broke out in the Hong Kong legislature Saturday as some lawmakers literally fought over a proposal allow criminal suspects there to be extrad...
16:28, 05/11/2019

Hong Kong’s Leader Is Set to Delay Extradition Bill Indefinitely Postponing the bill, which would allow extradition to mainland China, would be a remarkable reversal for the city’s leader, who had vowed to press on...
07:42, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong media say controversial extradition bill may be suspended Hong Kong media reported on Saturday the city's government would suspend a proposed law on extradition to mainland China that sparked widespread ange...
09:56, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong: Carrie Lam withdraws controversial extradition bill Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam has caved into pressure from protesters by withdrawing the bill. Speaking in a video statement Lam cited the nee...
19:28, 09/04/2019

Hong Kong’s Carrie Lam formally withdraws extradition bill Carrie Lam, Hong Kong’s embattled chief executive, formally withdrew the controversial extradition bill that sparked months of tense protests that pl...
20:42, 09/04/2019

Hong Kong to Pull Extradition Bill That Sparked Protests In a major concession to protesters, Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said she would withdraw the China extradition bill that sparked unrest in t...
23:00, 09/04/2019

Hong Kong leader withdraws extradition bill, but some say too little too late Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Wednesday withdrew an extradition bill that triggered months of often violent protests so the Chinese-ruled city can m...
14:42, 09/04/2019

Hong Kong’s Leader Publicly Apologizes for Extradition Bill Carrie Lam, the chief executive of Hong Kong, said that she was personally responsible for introducing legislation that set off huge protest marches....
11:42, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong activist vows to resist extradition bill A prominent Hong Kong student activist says many residents were angered by a decision by the territory’s leader to move ahead with a controversial ex...
13:56, 06/10/2019

After Protests, Hong Kong Suspends Divisive Extradition Bill Hong Kong's embattled leader on Saturday said a divisive bill that would allow extraditions to China would be "suspended" in a major climbdown from h...
15:28, 06/15/2019

China Says It Supports Suspension Of Hong Kong Extradition Bill China's government said on Saturday it supported the decision of Hong Kong's leader to suspend an unpopular bill that would allow extraditions to Chi...
15:28, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong’s leader shelves extradition bill but won’t resign Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she would shelve a controversial extradition bill that sparked days of protests by millions of pe...
16:00, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong leader apologizes, suspends extradition bill Moving to restore calm, apparently with Beijing’s backing, Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said Saturday she was putting on hold an extradition ...
14:14, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong Chief Executive halts extradition bill After days of protests, Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam has announced that the government will suspend its controversial extradition bill. ...
21:00, 06/15/2019

New Hong Kong Protests, Strikes Planned Against Extradition Bill Opponents of a proposed law that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China called for strikes and further protests this week, after the c...
22:56, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong leader signals extradition bill will go forward Hong Kong’s leader has signaled that her government will go ahead with proposed amendments to its extradition laws after a massive protest against th...
06:28, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong leader to press on with extradition bill despite protests Hong Kong's chief executive has promised to move forward with a controversial extradition bill that it is feared could be used by China to make criti...
07:00, 06/10/2019

Over A Million Protest In Hong Kong Against China's Extradition Bill Hong Kong was plunged into a fresh political crisis on Sunday night after hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets to thwart a proposed ex...
03:28, 06/10/2019

Protesters vow to keep marching in Hong Kong until extradition bill nixed Pro-democracy protesters plan to keep marching in Hong Kong to make sure, they say, that the government makes good on promises to nix a bill giving m...
22:28, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong Legislature Fast-Tracks Extradition Bill Hong Kong’s legislature will fast-track its consideration of a widely unpopular proposed law that would allow people to be extradited to China, as op...
18:56, 06/11/2019

Hong Kong activists renew protest against extradition bill More than 100 people blocked a Hong Kong government building on Monday in protest against proposed legislation allowing extraditions to mainland Chi...
11:56, 06/24/2019

Hong Kong police arrest 11 during protests against extradition bill Hong Kong authorities arrested 11 people during protests against an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to China for trial, police ch...
12:14, 06/13/2019

Pressure on Hong Kong rises over China extradition bill The center of Hong Kong remained tense as opposition to the draft extradition bill allowing people to be sent to China continued. International conce...
10:28, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong Leader Says China Extradition Bill "Dead" Hong Kong's embattled pro-Beijing leader on Tuesday announced a widely loathed China extradition law that has sparked unprecedented political unrest ...
10:28, 07/09/2019

Hong Kong prepares for more China extradition bill protests Hong Kong is preparing for another weekend of protests over a controversial China extradition bill -- just days after police tactics during violent d...
08:56, 06/14/2019

Uneasy calm in Hong Kong after day of violence over extradition bill Hong Kong riot police and protesters braced for possible further clashes across the city's financial district on Thursday after a day of violence ove...
22:28, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam: Extradition bill is 'dead' The pro-Beijing leader said her government's handling of the controversial extradition bill had been a "total failure." Pro-democracy protesters said...
10:42, 07/09/2019

Hong Kong introduces concessions to extradition bill, but critics say not enough Hong Kong will make concessions to a controversial extradition bill, Security Secretary John Lee said on Thursday, but opposition lawmakers called fo...
16:00, 05/30/2019

Hong Kong Leader, Carrie Lam, Says Extradition Bill Is ‘Dead’ Mrs. Lam’s remarks did not satisfy protesters, who have demanded a full withdrawal of the bill that would allow criminal suspects to be sent to mainl...
11:42, 07/09/2019

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says extradition bill 'is dead' Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam declared an extradition law that has caused mass protests throughout the island "dead" Tuesday, while protesters vow to c...
11:56, 07/09/2019

Timeline: Key dates for Hong Kong extradition bill and protests Millions of people have taken to the streets in the past three weeks to protest against a proposed extradition bill that has plunged Hong Kong into p...
06:14, 07/01/2019

Hong Kong Braces for Another Weekend of Protests Despite Extradition Bill Withdrawal Hong Kong is bracing for its latest weekend of unrest, despite the government announcing Wednesday that it will officially withdraw the extradition b...
12:28, 09/06/2019

Hong Kong braces for mass protests over controversial extradition bill HONG KONG — Opponents of legislation in Hong Kong that would allow criminal suspects to be extradited to mainland China are planning more protests an...
22:00, 06/11/2019

Extradition bill that prompted mass protests in Hong Kong is dead, Lam says The extradition bill that sparked Hong Kong’s largest protest in more than a decade was declared dead on Tuesday by the former British colony’s embat...
16:28, 07/09/2019

Hong Kong Leader Announces Withdrawal Of Extradition Bill: Reports 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...
12:42, 09/04/2019

| WATCH: Hong Kong government will not withdraw extradition bill: leader Hong Kong's pro-Beijing leader has said she had no plans to withdraw a controversial plan to allow extraditions to the Chinese mainland, a day after ...
08:42, 06/10/2019

International Pressure Is Growing on Hong Kong Over the Controversial Extradition Bill International pressure on Hong Kong is mounting after police Wednesday deployed tear gas and rubber bullets against protesters opposing a controversi...
10:14, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong Leader Says Extradition Bill Is 'Dead,' Withdrawal Not Mentioned Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said a controversial bill to legalize extradition to mainland China is “dead,” though she didn’t say whether she...
06:00, 07/09/2019

Factbox: What Hong Kong people are saying about controversial China extradition bill At least half a million people in Hong Kong are expected to brave sweltering heat on Sunday to press the government to scrap a proposed extradition l...
01:00, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong Official Predicts Delay on Unpopular Extradition Bill A top adviser to Hong Kong’s chief executive said it would be impossible to rush through the bill after unrest in the wake of clashes between the pol...
10:56, 06/14/2019

Hong Kong leader says extradition bill 'dead', students not satisfied Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday the extradition bill that sparked the city's biggest political crisis in decades was dead and the governm...
07:56, 07/09/2019

Hong Kong’s leader says she won’t revive work on contentious extradition bill unless it can be done “well.” HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s leader says she won’t revive work on contentious extradition bill unless it can be done “well.”...
11:14, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong businesses vow to strike as anger over extradition bill grows Protest groups to stage fresh rally and #612strike movement spreads before MPs scrutinise legislation on WednesdayScores of Hong Kong businesses have...
11:56, 06/11/2019

Hong Kong leader says extradition bill is dead, but critics unconvinced Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday the extradition bill that sparked the Chinese-ruled city's biggest crisis in decades is dead and that gov...
14:00, 07/09/2019

Hong Kong protest continues despite withdrawal of controversial extradition bill About 2,000 angry protesters surrounded the police station in the crowded, working-class district of Mong Kok late Friday for a second straight night...
02:56, 09/07/2019

Hong Kong leader says China extradition bill is effectively ‘dead’ Carrie Lam conceded that her government’s work on the legislation was a “complete failure,” and dismissed fears that the legislature would take up th...
14:00, 07/09/2019

Hong Kong — Extradition bill withdrawal fails to pacify protesters Mass protests in Hong Kong have forced Chief Executive Carrie Lam to withdraw a controversial extradition bill, but pro-democracy activists say they'...
17:14, 09/06/2019

Brusque to bruised: Hong Kong's Lam caves to pressure on extradition bill With an escalating U.S. trade war, a faltering economy and tensions in the South China Sea vexing her bosses in Beijing, Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam ...
21:14, 06/15/2019

What's next for Hong Kong? Controversial extradition bill suspended, not scrapped After almost a week of massive street protests, Hong Kong's chief executive said Saturday that she has suspended a controversial extradition bil...
19:42, 06/15/2019

Britain praises Hong Kong decision to suspend extradition bill Britain's foreign minister Jeremy Hunt welcomed a decision by the Hong Kong government to suspend a proposed law that would allow people to be extrad...
18:28, 06/15/2019

Bowing to pressure, Hong Kong leader suspends extradition bill Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Saturday indefinitely delayed a proposed law that would have allowed extraditions to mainland China, in a dramatic ret...
18:28, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong Rocked by Fresh Protests Over Its Proposed Extradition Bill Thousands of demonstrators poured into streets surrounding Hong Kong’s legislature Wednesday morning, choking major thoroughfares with barricad...
05:00, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong leader signals end to extradition bill but refuses to quit Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Tuesday signaled the end of a controversial extradition bill that she promoted and then postponed after some of the mo...
14:00, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong leader says extradition bill 'dead', but critics not satisfied The extradition bill that sparked Hong Kong's biggest crisis in decades is dead, the territory's leader said on Tuesday, adding that the government's...
09:42, 07/09/2019

Hong Kong leader says extradition bill is dead after mass protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday the extradition bill that sparked the territory's biggest political crisis in decades was dead, admitting...
06:28, 07/09/2019

US briefing: Jeffrey Epstein, Ted Cruz and Hong Kong extradition bill Tuesday’s top story: Calls for Acosta to resign over 2008 plea deal for billionaire accused of sex trafficking. Plus, why Facebook is still ripe for ...
16:14, 07/09/2019

Hong Kong leader withdraws extradition bill that sparked protests The bill sparked massive protests that have become increasingly violent and caused the airport to shut down earlier this month.    &#...
13:56, 09/04/2019

Hong Kong leader presses on with extradition bill undeterred by critics Hong Kong's leader said on Tuesday that her administration was determined to push through an extradition bill that could see individuals sent back to...
09:56, 05/21/2019

Many Hong Kong youths look to flee amid extradition bill fury Immigration consultants in Hong Kong have seen a dramatic surge in inquiries, especially from the young, after mass protests against an extradition b...
11:28, 06/28/2019

Hong Kong leader to meet media after killing extradition bill Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam is due to address the media on Thursday, a day after she withdrew a controversial extradition bill that has triggered mas...
05:14, 09/05/2019

Hong Kong may pause controversial extradition bill after mass protests Hong Kong's leader is expected to make an announcement Saturday on the future of a controversial China extradition bill, in an apparent bid to quell ...
08:28, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong protesters resume chorus of opposition to extradition bill Tens of thousands of Hong Kong people rallied for a second day on Sunday in an area popular with mainland Chinese shoppers, as deep-seated anger and ...
12:42, 07/14/2019

Hong Kong leader suggests end to extradition bill, refuses to resign Amid violent demonstrations protesting an extradition bill, Hong Kong’s leader Wednesday refused to say the bill would be withdrawn but said it would...
06:14, 06/21/2019

Embattled Hong Kong leader Lam suspends China extradition bill Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Saturday delayed indefinitely a proposed law to allow people to be extradited to mainland China for trial after widesp...
09:56, 06/15/2019

Fresh rallies in Hong Kong as protesters defy extradition bill Hundreds of demonstrators rallied on Thursday outside the office of Hong Kong's justice secretary after another night of protests over a suspended ex...
08:28, 06/27/2019

The extradition bill might be ‘dead’ but in Hong Kong, we cannot afford to back down | Nathan Law Anything short of a full withdrawal is not enough. The fight for genuine political reform is far from overOn Tuesday morning, Carrie Lam, Hong Kong’s...
12:28, 07/12/2019

Hong Kong pupils petition against extradition bill as protests build Thousands of Hong Kong secondary school students are expected to boost numbers at a large rally being planned for Sunday to block sweeping legal chan...
14:56, 06/04/2019

Hong Kong activists crowdfund for anti-extradition bill voice at G20 Hong Kong activists have raised more than HK$5 million ($640,606) in a crowdfunding campaign to take out newspaper ads in a bid to get a controvers...
12:28, 06/25/2019

Hong Kong should consult widely on extradition bill: U.N. rights boss United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet urged authorities in Hong Kong on Monday to "consult broadly" before passing or a...
11:56, 06/24/2019

Carrie Lam: A ‘Good Fighter’ in the Crisis Over the Hong Kong Extradition Bill Hong Kong’s chief executive is known for being a workaholic and for practically never backing down in a fight. Faced with protests over the proposed ...
19:14, 06/14/2019

Adviser to Hong Kong leader calls for extradition bill delay Pro-Beijing politician also urges pause and diplomat distances China from lawThe pressure of Hong Kong public opinion against a proposed extradition ...
16:42, 06/14/2019

After months of protests, Hong Kong leader withdraws extradition bill Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam has finally fully withdrawn a controversial bill that allowed extradition to mainland China and sparked three...
18:14, 09/04/2019

Hong Kong’s Carrie Lam says withdrawal of extradition bill own decision, not Beijing’s Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam on Thursday insisted the decision to withdraw the controversial extradition bill that sparked months of tense pr...
16:01, 09/05/2019

| Hong Kong leader refuses to scrap extradition bill despite rally Hong Kong's pro-Beijing leader has refused to scrap a controversial plan to allow extraditions to the Chinese mainland, a day after record crowds cam...
12:42, 06/11/2019

Hong Kong leader apologizes to public after massive protests over extradition bill Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam apologized to the public on Sunday with "utmost sincerity and humility" after the second massive protest in a week over ...
15:28, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong delays debate on extradition bill amid intensifying protests Hong Kong’s city legislature has postponed debating a controversial extradition bill after thousands of protesters blocked entry to the building Wedn...
08:00, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong government apologizes for extradition bill, but defiant crowds pressing on As thousands of Hong Kong residents jammed the city’s streets Sunday, the government apologized for the handling of an extradition bill.  ...
19:56, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong government to formally withdraw extradition bill after months of protests Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam announced the government will formally withdraw an extradition bill that sparked violent protests in the city. ...
20:14, 09/04/2019

Hong Kong slams brakes on extradition bill amid massive protests The afternoon violence marked a major escalation in the semiautonomous Chinese territory’s biggest political crisis in years.   ...
20:56, 06/12/2019

Black-clad protesters in Hong Kong press for extradition bill to be axed Thousands dressed in black marched in Hong Kong on Friday to press for the full withdrawal of a controversial extradition bill that has triggered vio...
09:14, 06/21/2019

Hong Kong Suspends Controversial China Extradition Bill After Massive Protests Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam announced Saturday her government will suspend a controversial bill allowing criminal suspects to be extradited t...
16:14, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong protests: government vows to push ahead with extradition bill Leader Carrie Lam refuses to withdraw law, which critics fear could be abused by BeijingThe leader of Hong Kong’s government has said she remains det...
13:14, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong protesters clash with police and demand withdrawal of extradition bill Protests that began in opposition to a proposed extradition law have swelled to include complaints about an influx of mainland Chinese into Hong Kong...
17:42, 07/14/2019

Hong Kong leader withdraws China extradition bill that fueled protests Demonstrators’ demands have moved beyond just the bill, and even pro-establishment lawmakers believe the concession by Carrie Lam may be insufficient...
20:42, 09/04/2019

Hong Kong's leader withdraws extradition bill that ignited mass protests Chief executive did not concede to other demands including an inquiry into police violenceHong Kong’s leader, Carrie Lam, has said her government wil...
02:14, 09/05/2019

Massive crowds storm Hong Kong’s streets to protest extradition bill A crowd estimated to be larger than 1 million took to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday to voice their opposition to legislation that would allow ​C...
02:00, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong lawmakers clash over what democrats call 'evil' extradition bill Hong Kong legislators clashed on Tuesday over a proposed extradition law that would allow people to be sent to China for trial, after ugly brawls in ...
13:00, 05/14/2019

Hong Kong: Carrie Lam says extradition bill is 'dead' but stops short of withdrawal City’s leader says legislation a ‘total failure’ but does not confirm protester demand that it be scrapped completelyHong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam ha...
05:14, 07/09/2019

Hong Kong falls silent as authorities delay extradition bill debate Streets reopen after 70 injured in Wednesday’s rallies that were condemned by government leader Carrie Lam as ‘blatant riot’ Hong Kong fell silent on...
07:14, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong: Lam withdraws extradition bill that sparked months-long protests Embattled chief executive makes announcement on Wednesday after meeting alliesHong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam formally withdrew an extradition bill on ...
12:42, 09/04/2019

Extradition bill fury likely to fuel numbers at Hong Kong annual rally Hong Kong is gearing up for an annual pro-democracy march on Monday, the anniversary of its handover to Beijing, that could see a big crowd amid wide...
08:56, 06/30/2019

Exclusive: Hong Kong police 'trapped in the middle' by polarizing extradition bill Several senior Hong Kong police officials feel caught between a rock and a hard place as city leader Carrie Lam tries to ram through contentious ext...
09:56, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong protesters create Lennon Walls in opposition to extradition bill Inspired by the Beatles singer, so-called Lennon Walls have become lightning rods for conflict between Hong Kong protesters and police as the fight o...
17:00, 07/11/2019

Hong Kong 'riot' protests force delay of controversial extradition bill Riot-like demonstrations in Hong Kong Wednesday forced the government to postpone a vote on a controversial extradition bill, and drew tear gas and r...
18:42, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong leader says Beijing supports decision to withdraw extradition bill Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam said on Thursday that the decision to formally withdraw the controversial extradition bill that has led to mo...
17:14, 09/05/2019

Large-scale protests return to Hong Kong despite suspension of extradition bill Protesters crammed subway stations and turned roads into a sea of black, in another massive demonstration against a proposal to allow extraditions to...
11:14, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong's embattled leader will reportedly announce the withdrawal of extradition bill Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam will reportedly announce the withdrawal of a contentious extradition bill that has sparked months of mass protests and da...
09:28, 09/04/2019

Hong Kong vows to press ahead with extradition bill despite huge protest Riot police surrounded Hong Kong's parliament on Monday after authorities said they would go ahead with a proposed extradition law, which would allow...
08:00, 06/10/2019

As Hong Kong Erupted Over Extradition Bill, City’s Tycoons Waited and Worried Business titans who have prospered in the global financial center feared the wrath of China. They spoke out only after Beijing wavered. China’s rise ...
21:42, 06/20/2019

Violence rocks Hong Kong protests while China, U.S. clash over extradition bill The afternoon violence marked a major escalation in the semiautonomous Chinese territory’s biggest political crisis in years.   ...
16:42, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong braces for more protests as China extradition bill moves forward Society organizations, labor unions and small businesses are rapidly mobilizing despite warnings from Hong Kong’s chief executive not to take “radica...
13:42, 06/11/2019

| WATCH: Hong Kong's embattled leader suspends divisive extradition bill Hong Kong's embattled leader on Saturday said a divisive bill that would allow extraditions to China would be "suspended" in a major climbdown from h...
14:28, 06/15/2019

EU lodges formal diplomatic note against contentious Hong Kong extradition bill The European Union Office in Chinese-ruled Hong Kong issued a formal diplomatic "demarche" protest note to Hong Kong's leader on Friday over a propos...
10:42, 05/24/2019

Hong Kong leader suspends extradition bill debate after massive protests HONG KONG — Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said Saturday she has suspended indefinitely a proposed extradition bill that sparked the city’...
10:14, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says extradition bill is dead following mass protests In mid-June Lam responded to huge protests by suspending the bill, but that move failed to mollify critics, who continued to demonstrate against the ...
05:00, 07/09/2019

Huge Hong Kong protest expected in last push to scrap extradition bill At least half a million people in Hong Kong are expected to brave sweltering heat on Sunday to press the government to scrap a proposed extradition l...
11:42, 06/08/2019

Hong Kong's leader apologizes after extradition bill fuels massive protests The embattled leader of Hong Kong apologized over the handling of a controversial extradition bill after hundreds of thousands of people took to the ...
20:56, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Demand Police Accountability, Full Withdrawal of Extradition Bill An estimated tens of thousands of protesters withstood sweltering heat in Hong Kong Sunday for the seventh consecutive week of mass demonstrations th...
14:14, 07/21/2019

Hong Kong’s Leader Is to Withdraw the Extradition Bill That Sparked Weeks of Unrest, Reports Say The embattled leader of Hong Kong, Chief Executive Carrie Lam, is to formally withdraw a divisive bill that has caused 13 weeks of unrest, according ...
11:28, 09/04/2019

Hong Kong Leader Formally Withdraws the Extradition Bill That Sparked Weeks of Unrest The embattled leader of Hong Kong, Chief Executive Carrie Lam, has formally withdrawn a divisive bill that sparked the worst political crisis the Chi...
15:28, 09/04/2019

Hong Kong government apologizes for extradition bill as defiant crowds pack streets As thousands of Hong Kong residents jammed the city’s streets Sunday, the government apologized for the handling of an extradition bill.  ...
16:56, 06/16/2019

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

Hong Kong protests: Government buildings closed after days of violence over extradition bill Hong Kong authorities have shut down some government offices in the city's financial district for the rest of the week after another day of violence ...
11:28, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong to push ahead with extradition bill despite mass protests, fears that 'anyone can disappear' A controversial extradition bill that spurred massive protests and shut down the center of Hong Kong on Sunday will go forward, despite fears that ma...
18:00, 06/10/2019

Why Hong Kong Protesters Aren’t Calling It Quits After the Suspension of a Controversial Extradition Bill Twice in as many weeks protesters have thronged to Hong Kong’s streets in unprecedented numbers to demand the government withdraw a proposal th...
10:00, 06/19/2019

Hong Kong police use tear gas against protesters opposing extradition bill outside government building HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police use tear gas against protesters opposing extradition bill outside government building....
12:42, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong leader offers ‘sincere apology’ after massive march against extradition bill Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam will not fully withdraw the legislation as demonstrators have demanded, and said she wants to continue to serve ...
19:56, 06/18/2019

China extradition bill debate postponed as protesters swarm Hong Kong streets Hong Kong lawmakers have postponed a debate over a controversial bill that would allow fugitives to be extradited to China after protesters blocked r...
08:56, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong: Protesters block seat of government, delaying extradition bill reading Thousands of protesters descended on the government headquarters and blocked at least two major roads in central Hong Kong to oppose a new extraditio...
13:28, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong leader may delay extradition bill as Biden warns 'world is watching' Carrie Lam expected to speak on Saturday afternoon for first time since protest crisis erupted in earnestHong Kong’s leader, Carrie Lam, plans to del...
07:28, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong leader ignores protesters' deadline to pull controversial extradition bill Hong Kong's government ignored a Thursday deadline imposed by protesters to scrap controversial extradition legislation, setting the stage for additi...
06:14, 06/21/2019

Proposed extradition bill could get Hong Kong entangled in the US-China tussle, research firm says Hong Kong runs the risk of losing its special customs status with the U.S. if its autonomy is seen to be eroded with the contentious extradition bill...
12:00, 06/14/2019

Hong Kong government reportedly set to suspend China extradition bill after mass protests The Hong Kong government is set to suspend a contentious proposal to allow extraditions to mainland China after mass protests and street clashes shoo...
07:28, 06/15/2019

B.C. experts predict ‘mass migration’ of expats from Hong Kong over extradition bill protests Vancouver immigration lawyers say they're preparing for a spike in document requests, as protests against a proposed extradition law rock the country...
07:42, 06/14/2019

Black-clad protesters demand full withdrawal of Hong Kong extradition bill Thousands of people dressed in black rallied in Hong Kong on Friday after the expiry of a deadline protesters set for the government to scrap a contr...
07:14, 06/21/2019

Hong Kong leader apologizes for her handling of unpopular extradition bill, says city needs hope. HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong leader apologizes for her handling of unpopular extradition bill, says city needs hope....
11:14, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong’s Leader Says Extradition Bill to Go Ahead Prompting Calls for Fresh Protests Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam said Monday she will not scrap a contentious extradition plan or step down from her position, following a massive...
13:42, 06/10/2019

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...
17:14, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong braces for more protests as political pressure builds to delay or scrap extradition bill As Hong Kong braces for another round of protests, there were signs among the city's political leaders that the proposed extradition bill that ...
17:28, 06/14/2019

Hong Kong ignores protest deadline to scrap extradition bill, sets stage for further protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam ignored a Thursday deadline set by some protesters to withdraw an extradition bill that she promoted then postponed, sett...
12:14, 06/20/2019

Hong Kong extradition bill debate delayed as police reveal they used over 150 rounds of tear gas on protesters The debate over Hong Kong's controversial extradition bill that has fueled massive and sometimes violent protests was delayed for a second time on Th...
18:42, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong’s Leader, Carrie Lam, Meets Lawmakers Amid Pressure to Pull Extradition Bill The meeting was made public as local media said Mrs. Lam would withdraw an unpopular extradition bill, one of the Hong Kong protesters’ main demands....
11:28, 09/04/2019

Protesters Call for Hong Kong Leader Carrie Lam to Step Down in the Wake of the Failed Extradition Bill Large crowds of protesters began flooding back onto Hong Kong’s streets Sunday to demand that a controversial extradition bill be completely wi...
07:00, 06/16/2019

Protesters block access to government headquarters in Hong Kong in bid to scupper debate on extradition bill HONG KONG (AP) — Protesters block access to government headquarters in Hong Kong in bid to scupper debate on extradition bill....
08:28, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong Legislative Council official says no debate has been scheduled on extradition bill after protest delay HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong Legislative Council official says no debate has been scheduled on extradition bill after protest delay....
08:56, 06/13/2019

Hundreds Of Thousands In Hong Kong Protest Bill On Chinese Extraditions Corporate lawyers and university students, housewives and religious leaders, migrant workers and artists - a seeming cross-section of society - rose ...
03:56, 06/10/2019

‘The Bill Is Dead.’ Hong Kong’s Leader Vows to Kill a Controversial Extradition Plan After Weeks of Protest Bowing to public pressure after weeks of massive demonstrations and other protests, Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam said Tuesday the extradition ...
06:28, 07/09/2019

Hong Kong delays start of legislative session on extradition bill as protesters try to block entry to building HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong delays start of legislative session on extradition bill as protesters try to block entry to building....
08:28, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong extradition bill: Organizers claim 2 million march as protesters demand leader's resignation A temporary calm had returned to Hong Kong Monday Morning, hours after the city stunned its leaders and the world with a second record-breaking prote...
06:42, 06/17/2019

Hong Kong extradition protests: demonstrators vow to keep fighting proposed bill after clashes outside government HQ leave at least 72 injured Hong Kong students and civil rights activists have vowed to continue protesting a proposed bill that would allow extradition to China, following a da...
03:42, 06/13/2019

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

Hong Kong: Riot police block airport demonstrators as protests continue despite extradition bill withdrawal Riot police patrolled Hong Kong's airport as authorities blocked protesters from gathering at the busy transport hub in continued demonstrations acro...
22:28, 09/07/2019

Hong Kong protests: Hundreds block police headquarters in latest protest over extradition bill fallout Hundreds of people have lined the streets outside of Hong Kong's police headquarters in the latest round of protests over the fallout from the contro...
20:56, 06/21/2019

Hong Kong protests: Violent clashes break out on handover anniversary amid extradition bill outrage Hong Kong has been blighted by violent clashes again after protests broke out on the anniversary of its handover to Chinese rule amid widespread ange...
09:56, 07/01/2019

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam announces controversial extradition bill, which has spurred weeks of violent protests, is 'dead' Screenshot/Bloomberg Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday morning local time that a controversial extradition bill that was previously being ...
12:00, 07/09/2019

Hong Kong shelves proposed China extradition bill that caused mass riots in the semi-autonomous territory Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has signalled the end of a controversial extradition bill that ignited some of the most violent protests since the former...
16:28, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong protesters paralyze a range of neighborhoods ahead of a planned general strike The protests, now in their ninth weekend, sent police on a chase through the city Sunday night and showed signs of intensifying ahead of a general st...
21:28, 08/04/2019

Hong Kong police fire tear gas, rubber bullets as strikes paralyze city Hong Kong police fired tear gas and rubber bullets in fresh clashes with protesters after a general strike caused transport chaos on Monday, and as n...
16:14, 08/05/2019

Hong Kong legislature leader limits debate, setting likely June 20 vote on extradition bill that prompted huge protest HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong legislature leader limits debate, setting likely June 20 vote on extradition bill that prompted huge protest....
14:14, 06/11/2019

Hong Kong protests: Hundreds storm government building and spray paint walls as extradition bill demonstrations turn violent Hundreds of activists in Hong Kong smashed their way into one of the territory's main government buildings and spray painted the walls as they protes...
21:42, 07/01/2019

Tens of thousands rally against nationalism before EU votes FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Tens of thousands of demonstrators opposed to right-wing populism and nationalism took to the streets in a number of Europe...
20:14, 05/19/2019

Warsaw: Tens of thousands march for gay rights Mayor Rafal Trzaskowski said he wanted the city to remain "open" and "tolerant." The LGBT community in Poland has come under sustained attack in rece...
05:42, 06/09/2019

Hong Kong 'to ditch controversial extradition bill' after months of protests Hong Kong's government has backed down following months of protests over a controversial law that would have seen extradition to mainland China intro...
10:14, 09/04/2019

Hong Kong leader declares extradition bill 'dead,' but protesters persist Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam declared an extradition bill 'dead' after pressure. Yet protesters remain resolute in their demands. ...
01:42, 07/10/2019

Passenger anger as tens of thousands hit by BA systems failure More than 500 flights cancelled or delayed by IT glitch affecting London airports British Airways was facing passenger anger on Wednesday as more tha...
19:00, 08/08/2019

Tens of Thousands Protest Military Rule in Sudan KHARTOUM, Sudan — Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets in Sudan’s capital and elsewhere in the country on Sunday calling f...
18:28, 06/30/2019

Tens of thousands march to demand change in Algeria Tens of thousands of protesters demanding the removal of Algeria's ruling elite gathered in the capital Algiers for a 12th successive Friday, defying...
17:56, 05/10/2019

Moscow Antigovernment Rally Draws Tens of Thousands Nearly 50,000 people flooded a broad boulevard in Moscow, calling for an end to political controls under Russian President Vladimir Putin and decryin...
09:14, 08/11/2019

Tens of Thousands of Kids Risk Homelessness Under New HUD Rule Tens of thousands of children could be displaced and become at risk for homelessness under the Trump administration’s latest effort to bar undocument...
18:42, 05/10/2019

Romania: Tens of thousands rally against government in Bucharest Over 20,000 took to the streets of Bucharest to protest the Social Democrat-led government. The demonstrations were organized by Romanian expatriates...
06:28, 08/11/2019

Tens of thousands protest army rule in Sudan Tens of thousands of protesters have taken to the streets in Sudan’s capital and elsewhere in the country calling for civilian rule nearly three mont...
16:42, 06/30/2019

German May Day protests draw tens of thousands to the streets Unions called on workers to take to the streets to push for a Europe-wide minimum wage. Organizers are also calling for stronger collective bargainin...
20:14, 05/01/2019

Trump’s ‘sport’ hurt tens of thousands of honest Americans Donald Trump’s callous disregard for others is evident yet again in his series of Tweets on the morning of May 8 responding to the release of ten yea...
07:56, 05/09/2019

Tens of thousands to join Glasgow march for Scottish independence Rally comes as polls indicate SNP likely to make gains in European electionsTens of thousands of people are expected to march in Glasgow on Saturday ...
15:14, 05/04/2019

Tens of thousands rally in Moscow in growing election protest Tens of thousands of demonstrators took to the streets in Moscow Saturday to protest the refusal of authorities to allow a slate of independent candi...
18:56, 08/10/2019

Tens of thousands protest in Sudan to demand civilian rule At least seven people were killed as tens of thousands protested in Sudan's capital, Khartoum, on Sunday, in the largest mass demonstration since the...
06:14, 07/01/2019

Tens of thousands demand civilian rule in Sudan, at least seven killed Huge crowds marched on Sudan's defense ministry on Sunday demanding the ruling military hand over power to civilians, and the authorities said at lea...
01:42, 07/01/2019

The Latest: Istanbul mayor-elect greets tens of thousands Tens of thousands of people have attended an election night celebration after a repeated vote in Istanbul made an opposition candidate mayor-elect of...
23:42, 06/23/2019

Tens of thousands protest to demand civilian rule in Sudan Tens of thousands of people took to the streets in Khartoum on Sunday demanding the ruling military hand over to civilians, in the largest demonstrat...
18:42, 06/30/2019

Facebook now says ‘millions’ of Instagram passwords were exposed, not ‘tens of thousands’ Well, that’s a heck of a revision. Back in March, as part of a disclosure about Facebook having learned that some user passwords were being sto...
13:42, 05/02/2019

Bahamas in 'hour of darkness' as tens of thousands left homeless The prime minister of the Bahamas says the islands are in their "hour of darkness" as conditions "rapidly" deteriorate six days after Hurricane Doria...
08:00, 09/08/2019

Transformer fire leaves tens of thousands without power in NYC: Officials The New York City Fire Department said a transformer fire at West 64th Street and West End Avenue affected hundreds of thousands of customers along a...
06:14, 07/14/2019

Tens of thousands of palm trees dying from bacterial disease An icon deep rooted in the landscape and heart’s of Florida’s community is in trouble. Florida’s official state trees are dying from a fatal disease....
22:14, 08/28/2019

Tens of thousands flee Russia-led attack on Syrian opposition enclave Ten of thousands of people have fled to Syria's border with Turkey in the last few days as a Syrian army advance pushed further into the opposition's...
03:00, 08/22/2019

Polish 'I am LGBT' campaign attracts tens of thousands of Twitter supporters Tens of thousands of Twitter users have expressed support for gay rights in Poland as part of the #jestemLGBT campaign, aimed at fighting discriminat...
21:00, 07/31/2019

Slack resets tens of thousands of passwords following 2015 data breach Tens of thousands of Slack users will have to change their passwords after the company learned new details about a 2015 data breach. If you created y...
20:56, 07/18/2019

N4T Investigators: UA spends tens of thousands defending transgender healthcare lawsuit TUCSON – The University of Arizona has spent $52,386.10 defending a lawsuit because the state does not include transgender surgeries in its insurance...
10:14, 06/14/2019

Tens of Thousands Take to Streets to Protest Boris Johnson Maneuver in Parliament Protesters in London and dozens of other cities and towns spoke of worries for democracy over the decision to suspend Parliament for several potentia...
18:14, 08/31/2019

State projects leave tens of thousands of lives in the balance in Ethiopia – study Giant dam and irrigated sugar plantations mean people in lower Omo valley face starvation and conflict, says US thinktankA giant dam and irrigated su...
08:56, 06/13/2019

Tens Of Thousands Losing Jobs As India's Auto Crisis Deepens- Report Within this previously unreported figure, car and motorcycle makers have laid off 15,000 and component manufacturers 100,000, with the remaining job ...
08:42, 08/07/2019

Obama petition: Tens of thousands want New York street outside Trump Tower renamed Tens of thousands of people have backed a petition calling for the street outside Trump Tower in New York to be renamed after Barack Obama in a bid t...
16:42, 08/14/2019

Glastonbury 2019 clean up: Major operation under way as tens of thousands of revellers head home from festival Hundreds of volunteers and workers have begun the clean-up operation at Glastonbury Festival, as tens of thousands of people leave the site after the...
11:28, 07/01/2019

Capital One data breach exposes tens of thousands of Social Security numbers, linked bank accounts Capital One says a data breach identified earlier this month exposed personal information of its customers, including social security details and ban...
05:28, 07/30/2019

No 10 'must pay Sajid Javid's fired aide tens of thousands in compensation' Boris Johnson faces embarrassment after lawyers concluded that the special adviser sacked by his top aide Dominic Cummings is entitled to tens of tho...
13:56, 09/09/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 hold new march against extradition law Opponents of a proposed Hong Kong extradition law are staging their latest protest, adding to an outpouring of complaints that the Chinese territory’...
11:28, 07/14/2019

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

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

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

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

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

'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

China says it will support Hong Kong to pass extradition law China said on Monday it will continue to support the Hong Kong government to pass an extradition law, after more than one million people protested in...
11:14, 06/10/2019

Protesters March in Hong Kong Against Proposed Extradition Law The legislation, which would allow renditions to mainland China, has stirred fears of the growing reach of the ruling Communist Party into the semiau...
11:14, 06/09/2019

Hong Kong legislators brawl over contentious extradition law Scuffles broke out in Hong Kong's legislature on Saturday between pro-democracy lawmakers and those loyal to Beijing over an extradition law that wil...
06:56, 05/11/2019

Chaotic scenes at Hong Kong legislature over extradition law HONG KONG (AP) — There have been chaotic scenes at Hong Kong’s legislative assembly as lawmakers for and against controversial amendments to th...
06:28, 05/11/2019

Hong Kong extradition protests turn violent Protests between protestors and Hong Kong police turned violent on Wednesday morning. Protestors of proposed extradition laws occupied the streets. ...
14:14, 06/14/2019

2M at Hong Kong protest want leader out despite extradition apology Around two million people protested in Hong Kong on Sunday, seeking the ouster of the leader's plan to extradite offenders to China though the bill w...
11:00, 06/17/2019

UK PM May says Hong Kong extradition must be in line with Sino-British declaration British Prime Minister Theresa May said extradition rules in Hong Kong had to respect the rights and freedoms set out in the 1984 Sino-British Joint...
17:14, 06/12/2019

Police and protestors clash in Hong Kong over extradition laws Protests between protestors and Hong Kong police turned violent on Wednesday morning. Protestors of proposed extradition laws occupied the streets. ...
16:42, 06/12/2019

Crowds Return to Hong Kong Streets to Protest Extradition Law Tens of thousands marched through Hong Kong in one of the strongest protest turnouts in recent years, a resurgence of activism as opposition grows ov...
21:56, 04/28/2019

Hong Kong protest: Over 150,000 line streets in demonstration against 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...
19:14, 06/10/2019

Huge extradition law protest fills Hong Kong streets A sea of protesters is marching through central Hong Kong in a major demonstration against government-sponsored legislation that would allow people t...
14:56, 06/09/2019

Hong Kong extradition law: protesters rally outside government offices Citywide shutdown expected on Wednesday as hundreds of businesses call for a boycottHundreds of demonstrators have rallied outside government offices...
00:42, 06/12/2019

Organizers: More than 1 million protest in Hong Kong against extradition plan Organizers estimated more than a million people turned out for a protest Sunday in Hong Kong against a government proposal that could allow extraditi...
00:00, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong extradition law seen raising risks for U.S. interests: commission A proposed new extradition law in Hong Kong could extend China's "coercive reach" into the financial hub and create serious risks for U.S. national s...
13:14, 05/08/2019

Hong Kong extradition protesters escalate fight in suburbs Tens of thousands rallied in a large Hong Kong suburb on Sunday, driven by abiding anger at the government's handling of an extradition bill that has...
15:42, 07/14/2019

| WATCH | Hong Kong leader announces withdrawal of extradition law Hong Kong's embattled leader has announced that she will permanently shelve a loathed extradition bill that lit the fuse for three months of pro-demo...
00:42, 09/05/2019

Hong Kong in limbo as extradition protests crisis deepens Hong Kong’s legislature has suspended meetings as leaders consider their next steps following violent clashes between police and protesters who oppos...
11:56, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong’s elite fear extradition law could harm their reputation Business leaders in the region take tentative steps in face of contentious billDays after Hong Kong’s first major protest against its stalled extradi...
07:42, 06/23/2019

UK, Canada express concern over proposed Hong Kong extradition changes Britain and Canada said on Thursday it was vital that extradition arrangements in Hong Kong fully respect the region's high degree of autonomy from C...
14:56, 05/30/2019

China reiterates support for Hong Kong government on extradition law China's central government firmly supports the Hong Kong government in passing an extradition law allowing people to be sent to mainland China for tr...
10:14, 06/12/2019

Exclusive: Hong Kong judges see risks in proposed extradition changes Some Hong Kong judges fear they are being put on a collision course with Beijing as the special administrative region's government pushes for sweepin...
09:14, 05/29/2019

Hong Kong Lawmakers Cancel Extradition-Law Debate for the Week The city’s legislature scrapped plans to debate a contentious extradition law through Friday, as opponents called for another mass demonstration to k...
18:14, 06/13/2019

Massive extradition law protest fills Hong Kong streets Tens of thousands of protesters have marched through Hong Kong to voice their opposition to government-sponsored legislation that would allow people ...
17:00, 06/09/2019

Explainer: Why proposed changes to Hong Kong's extradition law are fueling protests Cracks have appeared in the support base for a proposed Hong Kong law to allow extraditions to China, with local media reporting the city's governmen...
09:56, 06/15/2019

U.S. warns extradition law changes may jeopardize Hong Kong's special status The United States said on Monday it was gravely concerned about proposed amendments to Hong Kong laws that would allow suspects to be extradited to m...
01:42, 06/11/2019

Explainer: Why proposed changes to Hong Kong's extradition law are fuelling protests Hong Kong's government has indefinitely delayed the second round of debate on an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland Chin...
10:14, 06/12/2019

Specter of extradition law spreads as Hong Kong bookseller flees to Taiwan A Hong Kong bookseller who was detained by China is seeking refuge in Taiwan, saying his home city will no longer be safe when new laws are enacted a...
20:00, 04/29/2019

Hong Kong plunged into political crisis after huge protest against extradition law Riot police surrounded Hong Kong's parliament early on Monday after what had been a peaceful million-strong protest against an extradition bill desce...
22:42, 06/09/2019

'We have the voice:' Hong Kong protesters blast China extradition plan Protesters shouting slogans and carrying signs marched through Hong Kong in a mass rally calling for the withdrawal of a proposal that could see fugi...
13:42, 06/09/2019

Hundreds protest outside Hong Kong government headquarters before debate on extradition law Hundreds of protesters surrounded government headquarters in Hong Kong on Wednesday as the administration prepared to open debate on a highly controv...
04:28, 06/12/2019

China warns Canada to stay out of Hong Kong extradition fight The warning came mere hours after Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland put out a statement reiterating Canada’s concerns about the planned law....
21:28, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong extradition law could instill climate of fear, says Taiwan official Chinese-ruled Hong Kong's push for an extradition law with Beijing could further undermine the city's freedoms and rule of law and a instill a climat...
15:42, 05/03/2019

Protesters flood the streets in Hong Kong in march against proposed extradition law The massive protest came three days before Hong Kong’s government plans to bring the bill to the full legislature, bypassing the committee process, i...
16:42, 06/09/2019

Hong Kong gears up for protests, strikes as extradition anger boils over Hong Kong geared for more protests, including strikes, transport go-slows and even picnics, against a proposed extradition law that would allow peopl...
11:42, 06/11/2019

Hong Kong mothers march in support of anti-extradition students Thousands of mothers marched in Hong Kong on Friday in support of students who have taken to the streets in recent weeks to protest against an extrad...
06:02, 07/06/2019

Hong Kong anti-extradition protesters rally again near government offices More than 1,000 people, mostly students dressed in black, rallied outside government offices in Hong Kong on Friday as protests over a controversial ...
20:56, 06/28/2019

| WATCH: Huge Hong Kong crowds protest against China extradition law Huge protest crowds have thronged Hong Kong as anger swells over plans to allow extradition to China, a proposal that has sparked the biggest public ...
15:28, 06/09/2019

Hong Kong anti-extradition protesters fire up fight in the suburbs Tens of thousands rallied in Hong Kong on Sunday driven by deep-seated anger at the government's handling of an extradition bill which has revived fe...
13:56, 07/14/2019

Lack Of Extradition Process From Hong Kong To China Flagged By Watchdog The lack of a mechanism in Hong Kong to extradite suspects to other parts of China was cited as an obstacle to tackling money laundering and terroris...
21:28, 09/04/2019

Hong Kong Protester Dies After Unfurling Anti-Extradition Banner A man has died after unfurling a banner protesting Hong Kong’s extradition bill on the side of a shopping mall, local media reports. The man, d...
21:42, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong pushes ahead with extradition law changes despite protest, fears over China role Chief Executive Carrie Lam said the legislation is important and will help Hong Kong uphold justice and fulfill its international obligations.  ...
13:14, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong police fire pepper spray at anti-extradition protesters Hong Kong police have fired pepper spray at protesters angry about an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial...
10:42, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong citizens stage huge rally against China extradition plan Pro-democracy groups are eyeing the biggest single-day rally since 2003 against the government's extradition bill. International pressure against the...
11:14, 06/09/2019

Massive Protest Held in Hong Kong Against Proposal to Ease Extradition to China Protesters flooded the streets of Hong Kong Sunday to oppose a bill that would allow China to extradite fugitives from the semiautonomous region, bri...
14:28, 06/09/2019

Hong Kong Protests Live Updates: Legislature Postpones Extradition Debate Again In the wake of clashes between protesters and riot police, officials said lawmakers would not meet on Thursday to discuss the bill that would allow e...
06:42, 06/13/2019

Black-clad, anti-extradition protesters flood streets of Hong Kong Thousands dressed in black blocked Hong Kong roads and surrounded police headquarters on Friday in the latest wave of demonstrations over an extradit...
11:42, 06/21/2019

Protesters seek Hong Kong leader's ouster despite apology on extradition plan Protesters turned out in immeasurable numbers Sunday in Hong Kong seeking the ouster of the leader's plan to extradite offenders to China though the ...
17:28, 06/16/2019

U.S. State Department Expresses ‘Grave Concern’ Over Hong Kong Extradition Proposal The U.S. State Department expressed “grave concern” over a proposed law in Hong Kong that would allow extraditions to mainland China, war...
01:28, 06/11/2019

Hundreds of Hong Kong protesters storm key road as extradition protests mount Hundreds of demonstrators tried to occupy an important arterial road near the offices of the Hong Kong government on Wednesday as protests mounted ag...
07:28, 06/12/2019

Activists in Hong Kong make pitch to extradition protesters: register to vote Campaigners in Hong Kong have registered thousands of new voters during mass protests against controversial extradition law reform, pouncing on an op...
10:56, 06/20/2019

What Hong Kong's unrest means for Asia's largest financial hub Hong Kong has witnessed clashes between police and young people since April, after the city attempted to amend extradition laws to allow criminal sus...
19:28, 08/07/2019

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

Protests over worker deaths paralyze production at some Coal India mines Members of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have mounted protests that have paralyzed production at one of India's ...
10:14, 07/29/2019

Outrage in Hong Kong as Extradition Plan Exposes Deep Fears of China’s Rule Petitions have drawn support from lawyers, teachers and even anime fans. Groups say the plan could hurt Hong Kong’s reputation as an international bu...
18:00, 06/07/2019

Hong Kong leader vows to go ahead with contentious China extradition law despite mass protest Hong Kong's top official doubled down on a plan to allow extraditions to the Chinese mainland after hundreds of thousands of protesters took to ...
10:42, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong police say 11 protesters arrested, 22 officers injured in Wednesday demonstration against extradition law HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police say 11 protesters arrested, 22 officers injured in Wednesday demonstration against extradition law....
14:14, 06/13/2019

Crowds demand Hong Kong's top official quit after only pausing on China extradition plan Hong Kong protesters took to the streets Sunday to demand the city's top official resign a day after she suspended — but did not withdraw —conte...
12:42, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong riots: Further clashes between police and protesters as hundreds remain on the street in protest over extradition law Further clashes broke out between protesters and police in Hong Kong on Thursday as hundreds of people continued to protest against a planned extradi...
11:28, 06/13/2019

Exclusive: Hong Kong tycoons start moving assets offshore as fears rise over new extradition law Some Hong Kong tycoons have started moving personal wealth offshore as concern deepens over a local government plan to allow extraditions of suspects...
16:14, 06/14/2019

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam signals extradition law that drew big protests will go forward; says it’ll “uphold justice” HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam signals extradition law that drew big protests will go forward; says it’ll “uphold justice&#...
05:56, 06/10/2019

Hundreds of protesters surround government headquarters in Hong Kong as officials prepare to table extradition law HONG KONG (AP) — Hundreds of protesters surround government headquarters in Hong Kong as officials prepare to table extradition law....
02:42, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong: thousands of protesters clash with police at airport Activists try to choke city’s international hub by blocking roads and filling bus terminusThousands of pro-democracy demonstrators have descended on ...
11:14, 09/01/2019

Thousands of protesters shut down Hong Kong International Airport Protesters occupied the Hong Kong International Airport Monday, forcing officials to cancel flights. The airport is the eighth largest in the world. ...
05:14, 08/13/2019

Hundreds of thousands turn out for peaceful Hong Kong protest Hong Kong enjoyed a rare calm weekend after 10 weeks of civil unrest, with no violent clashes reported Sunday as up to 1.7 million protesters turned ...
01:28, 08/19/2019

Hong Kong: Thousands mobilize for anti-triad rally Defying a police ban, protesters rallied through a New Territories town where a mob brutally attacked people last week. Riot police fired dozens of r...
07:28, 07/28/2019

Hong Kong: thousands of protesters face off against police at airport Activists try to choke city’s international hub by blocking roads and filling bus terminusThousands of pro-democracy demonstrators have descended on ...
13:00, 09/01/2019

Hundreds of thousands in Hong Kong protest law to allow extraditions to China The city has been shaken by the growing reach of Chinese security forces, which have abducted dissident publishers and businessmen off Hong Kong’s st...
14:00, 06/09/2019

Thousands march in Hong Kong to commemorate June 4 protests HONG KONG (AP) — More than 2,000 people are marching in Hong Kong to mark 30 years since a pro-democracy protest in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square ...
18:00, 05/26/2019

Thousands Of Pro-Democracy Protesters In Hong Kong Defy Rally Ban Tens of thousands of pro-democracy protesters flooded Hong Kong's financial and shopping districts Saturday, defying a police ban and a sweeping crac...
13:00, 08/31/2019

Thousands defy police ban, march in Hong Kong district Defying police warnings, thousands of protesters are marching in a Hong Kong neighborhood where six days earlier a mob apparently targeting demonstra...
12:00, 07/27/2019

Lack of extradition process from Hong Kong to mainland China flagged by anti-money laundering body The lack of a mechanism in Hong Kong to extradite suspects to other parts of China was cited as an obstacle to tackling money laundering and terroris...
18:42, 09/04/2019

Hong Kong braces for Typhoon Wipha; schools, financial markets shut early Hong Kong on Wednesday raised a tropical cyclone signal 8, its third highest level, as schools and financial markets closed and office workers left w...
09:00, 07/31/2019

Watch as hundreds of thousands of protesters fill Hong Kong streets A time-lapse video from June 9 shows hundreds of thousands of protesters streaming into Hong Kong’s Causeway Bay area to protest the government’s pro...
22:42, 06/10/2019

Thousands in pro-police rally as Hong Kong braces for another mass protest Tens of thousands gathered in Hong Kong on Saturday to voice support for the police and call for an end to violence, after a wave of protests against...
15:42, 07/20/2019

Thousands back on streets of Hong Kong 24 hours after violent clashes Riot police fired tear gas and rubber bullets at pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong Sunday, as the two groups fought pitched battles in residentia...
19:00, 07/28/2019

Hundreds of thousands gather in Hong Kong park for pro-democracy rally Organizers said they hoped the assembly would be peaceful, which would make for a rare calm weekend in a months-long movement marked by violent clash...
21:28, 08/18/2019

Hong Kong protests: Thousands march through Yuen Long despite police ban Thousands of protesters have taken to the streets of Hong Kong in defiance of a police ban in the latest round of civil action over the Chinese extra...
13:56, 07/27/2019

Clashes erupt as thousands march in Hong Kong against Chinese traders Several thousand people marched in Hong Kong on Saturday against traders from mainland China in what is fast becoming a summer of unrest in the semi-...
18:42, 07/13/2019

Thousands Of Protesters In Hong Kong Defy Police Ban, Begin March Thousands of pro-democracy protesters defied a police ban and began marching through Hong Kong on Sunday, a day after riot police fired rubber bullet...
14:14, 07/28/2019

Thousands of Hong Kong students protest, call for democratic reforms Thousands of Hong Kong students boycotted the first day of school Monday to continue a series of protests that began in June over calls for autonomy ...
01:42, 09/03/2019

Hong Kong Protest Hit by Police Tear Gas as Thousands Gather in Yuen Long Despite a police ban, protesters marched on Saturday in Yuen Long, the place where suspected gang members attacked demonstrators and bystanders last ...
03:56, 07/28/2019

Hong Kong airport continues to see delays; thousands of protesters occupy terminals for fifth day More than 100 flights were canceled at Hong Kong International Airport Tuesday as thousands of demonstrators flooded the airport’s main terminal for ...
14:00, 08/13/2019

Thousands of Hong Kong civil servants defy government to join protests Thousands of civil servants joined in the anti-government protests in Hong Kong on Friday for the first time since they started two months ago, defyi...
19:28, 08/02/2019

Thousands gather in Hong Kong for China's lone Tiananmen Square memorial Tens of thousands of people gathered in Hong Kong on Tuesday for the lone memorial in China commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Squar...
07:42, 06/05/2019

Joshua Wong released from prison day after hundreds of thousands march in Hong Kong A day after organizers said 2 million Hong Kongers took to the streets to march against an extradition bill with China, one of the city's pro-democra...
10:42, 06/17/2019

Hong Kong: thousands march in Yuen Long, scene of thug attacks Activists defy police ban to stage protest at site where attacks took place last weekendThousands of defiant protesters are marching in Yuen Long whe...
10:28, 07/27/2019

Armoured Vehicles, Thousands Of Chinese Soldiers Reach Hong Kong Border Thousands of Chinese military personnel waving red flags paraded at a sports stadium in a city across the border from Hong Kong on Thursday, an AFP r...
12:00, 08/15/2019

Hong Kong: police fire teargas as thousands march in Yuen Long Activists defy police ban to stage protest at site of attacks last weekendHong Kong riot police have fired teargas and pepper spray at thousands of p...
20:42, 07/27/2019

Thousands Dressed In Black Rally To Demand Hong Kong Leader Steps Down Tens of thousands of people took to the streets in Hong Kong on Sunday dressed in black to demand the city's embattled leader steps down, a day after...
11:56, 06/16/2019

Thousands protest in Hong Kong's largest demonstration in 5 years, political group says Protesters in Hong Kong have staged their biggest demonstration since the 2014 Occupy protests, against a proposed law they say will make it easier f...
09:28, 04/29/2019

Hong Kong on security alert as thousands march in fresh wave of protests Tens of thousands marched in sweltering heat in Chinese-ruled Hong Kong on Sunday as anti-government protests show no signs of let-up, with anger ove...
11:42, 07/21/2019

Hundreds of thousands march for democracy in latest Hong Kong protest against China Heavy rain failed to keep hundreds of thousands of protesters from swarming Hong Kong streets Sunday to rally against the Beijing government.  ...
01:28, 08/19/2019

Thousands Besiege Hong Kong’s Police Headquarters After a Day of Anti-Government Protests A day of mostly peaceful protests in Hong Kong turned ugly Friday as crowds laid siege to the city’s police headquarters, barricading officers ...
16:56, 06/21/2019

Thousands of protesters shut down Hong Kong airport as Beijing condemns 'terrorism' Almost 200 flights were canceled to and from Hong Kong Monday, as thousands of pro-democracy protesters shut down one of the busiest airports in Asia...
21:00, 08/12/2019

Hundreds of thousands take to streets in renewed Hong Kong protests – video report Protesters dressed in black have marched through central Hong Kong demanding a full retraction of the China extradition law. The huge new rally comes...
19:42, 06/16/2019

Thousands march in Hong Kong against proposed law allowing extraditions to mainland China Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday to demand the local government scrap a plan that would allow extraditions to mainl...
09:14, 04/29/2019

Hong Kong police fire tear gas as clashes erupt after thousands appeal to Trump Hong Kong police fired tear gas to disperse protesters in the upmarket Causeway Bay shopping district on Sunday, after demonstrators had rallied at t...
17:42, 09/08/2019

Thousands march in Hong Kong to mark 30 years since 1989 Tiananmen Square protests More than 2,000 people marched in Hong Kong on Sunday to mark 30 years since a pro-democracy protest in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square ended in bloodshed...
17:28, 05/26/2019

Clashes Erupt in Hong Kong as Thousands March on the U.S. Consulate to Call for Washington’s Support Clashes took place in the heart of Hong Kong Sunday as thousands of protesters marched on the U.S. consulate, calling for Washington’s help in ...
19:42, 09/08/2019

Thousands of Hong Kong protesters gather, government offices shut after violent protests A few thousand protesters in Hong Kong on Thursday readied for potentially more clashes with police over a planned extradition law with mainland Chin...
06:28, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong protests: Riot police hit the streets after thousands march through city for latest demonstration Riot police took to the streets of Hong Kong today after thousands of schoolteachers marched through the Chinese territory in the latest weekend of p...
05:56, 08/18/2019

Hong Kong protest: Hundreds surround government HQ in protest against controversial extradition law Hundreds of protesters have surrounded Hong Kong's government headquarters in a bid to block a debate on a highly controversial law that would allow ...
05:14, 06/12/2019

Parents, friends remember Hong Kong protester 'Raincoat Man' who died fighting extradition law Parents of Hong Kong man who plunged to his death putting up banners against extradition legislation urged young people to continue their struggle. ...
15:42, 07/11/2019

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

Q&A: Why bill proposed in Hong Kong set off huge protests Thousands of protesters blocked entry to Hong Kong's government headquarters Wednesday, delaying a debate over a legislative proposal that would allo...
11:56, 06/12/2019

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

Hong Kong leader delays unpopular bill; activists want more Hong Kong leader suspends extradition bill that sparked the city’s biggest public protests in years, but activists say new demonstration will go forw...
23:56, 06/15/2019

100s of protesters surround Hong Kong HQ before bill debate HONG KONG (AP) — Hundreds of protesters have surrounded government headquarters in Hong Kong as the territory’s legislature prepare to open dis...
04:14, 06/12/2019

After bill fiasco, Hong Kong chief fights for political life Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has found herself in a precarious position after she was forced to back down from an unpopular extradition bill seen as e...
05:00, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong again shelves debate on divisive bill amid more protests For the second day in a row Thursday, Hong Kong's legislature tabled a debate on a controversial extradition bill after protesters took to the street...
20:28, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong to push ahead with bill that sparked huge protest HONG KONG — A highly controversial legislative measure in Hong Kong that would allow criminal suspects to be extradited to mainland China has pushed ...
23:42, 06/10/2019

The Latest: Hong Kong sets June 20 vote on contentious bill HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on the controversy over Hong Kong’s extradition laws (all times local): 5:30 p.m. The head of Hong Kong’s leg...
14:14, 06/11/2019

Hong Kong to push ahead with bill that sparked huge protes Hong Kong's leader signaled Monday that her government will push ahead with amendments to extradition laws despite a massive protest against the...
18:42, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong on edge as pressure grows to delay fugitive bill Pressure on Hong Kong's chief executive Carrie Lam has been mounting, with signs emerging that she may delay an unpopular extradition bill that has d...
05:42, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong delays bill debate as protest crowds amass at HQ Hong Kong delayed a legislative session to debate extradition bill as protesters amassed to block entry to the building out of concern the measure si...
08:56, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong Leader Says She Won’t Back Down on Bill That Provoked Huge Protest Carrie Lam, Hong Kong’s chief executive, said the government was pursuing a law that would allow extraditions to mainland China “out of our clear con...
13:14, 06/10/2019

Banker blamed in 2008 financial crisis sues co-op for causing ‘severe financial hardship’ Former Bear Stearns CEO James Cayne — the Wall Street exec whose “weak corporate governance” has been blamed in the 2008 financial crisis...
00:14, 08/30/2019

REPORT: Ant Financial and Tencent are rapidly growing their financial services ecosystems — here's exactly what they offer and where we think they'll go next (TCEHY) This is a preview of the Fintech Disruptors from the East research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access...
00:00, 06/08/2019

Hong Kong Leader Suspends Extradtion Bill; Activists Say Sunday Protest Still On Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Carrie Lam speaks at a press conference in Hong Kong Saturday, June 15, 2019. Lam said she will suspend a proposed ...
13:28, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong: Opponents to crime bill fight police, smash windows Activists opposed to a proposed Hong Kong law allowing extraditions to China marked an annual protest tradition Monday with violence, vandalism and c...
18:42, 07/01/2019

Hong Kong suspends controversial proposed bill allowing extraditions to China Following days of protests and street clashes, Hong Kong's chief executive is prepared to suspend a controversial bill Saturday that would allow...
13:42, 06/15/2019

Support wavers in Hong Kong for bill allowing extraditions to China after protests Cracks appeared to emerge on Friday in the support base for a proposed Hong Kong law that would allow extraditions to China as opponents of the bill ...
11:56, 06/14/2019

For now, Hong Kong leader backs off bill allowing extraditions to mainland China After days of sustained protests, Hong Kong’s government said it would indefinitely delay plans for a bill that would allow fugitives to be transferr...
11:00, 06/15/2019

U.S. Lawmakers Reintroduce Bill Supporting Democracy in Hong Kong in the Wake of Violent Unrest Members of Congress have reintroduced a bill defending Hong Kong’s autonomy in the wake of violent protests over a controversial proposal to am...
11:28, 06/14/2019

'The bill is dead': Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam speaks after mass protests – video Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said an extradition bill that sparked the territory's biggest political crisis in decades was 'dead', admitting that the ...
16:14, 07/09/2019

Hong Kong protesters push ahead with mass rally despite suspension of controversial bill Hong Kong is preparing for another day of protest as campaigners look to keep the pressure on the government, despite a move by the city's embattled ...
09:28, 06/16/2019

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi backs bill aimed at protecting Hong Kong rights U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi, a longtime critic of China's human rights record, on Wednesday threw her influence behind biparti...
18:42, 06/19/2019

Hong Kong pushes bill allowing extraditions to China despite biggest protest since handover Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam vowed on Monday to push ahead with amendments to laws allowing suspects to be extradited to mainland China a day after th...
11:14, 06/10/2019

CBOE CHAIRMAN WILLIAM J. BRODSKY TESTIFIES ON OBAMA ADMINISTRATION'S FINANCIAL REGULATORY REFORM PROPOSAL BEFORE U.S. HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCIAL SERVICES Chicago, July 17, - William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), today testifies before the U.S. House of Repr...
20:00, 05/02/2019

CBOE CHAIRMAN WILLIAM J. BRODSKY TO TESTIFY ON OBAMA ADMINISTRATION'S FINANCIAL REGULATORY REFORM PROPOSALS BEFORE U.S. HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCIAL SERVICES Chicago, July 16, - William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO of Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), on Friday, July 17 will testify before the U.S. H...
20:00, 05/02/2019

Hong Kong protest: Council delays reading of controversial bill as protesters clog streets near legislature Thousands of protesters outside the Legislative Council in Hong Kong forced lawmakers Wednesday to postpone the second reading of a controversial ext...
09:56, 06/12/2019

Environmental Financial Products, LLC (EFP) and CBOE Holdings (CBOE) Announce December 11 Launch of American Financial Exchange (AFX) CHICAGO, IL -- November 10, 2015 -- Environmental Financial Products, LLC (EFP) and CBOE Holdings, Inc. (CBOE) today announced plans to launch the Am...
04:56, 05/02/2019

Blackout affects tens of millions in South America A massive blackout left tens of millions of people without electricity in Argentina and Uruguay on Sunday after an unexplained failure in the neighbo...
01:42, 06/17/2019

Tens of millions without power in South America blackout BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — A massive blackout left tens of millions of people without electricity in Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay on Sunday in what...
01:00, 06/17/2019

Massive blackout hits tens of millions in South America A massive blackout left tens of millions of people without electricity in Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay after an unexplained failure in the neighbo...
02:00, 06/17/2019

Hong Kong chief's 'bill is dead' pledge fails to satisfy protest leaders Protest leaders have vowed to keep up pressure on Hong Kong's administration despite its leader today declaring that a highly contentious extradition...
20:56, 07/09/2019

Bernie Sanders, Bill de Blasio, Bill Weld take 'soapbox' at Iowa State Fair The fourth day of "soapbox speeches" at the Iowa State Fair featured Democratic candidates Bernie Sanders and Bill de Blasio, who told fair-goers the...
03:14, 08/13/2019

Bill Maher joked about Bill Clinton joining Jeffrey Epstein on ‘sex island’ back in 2015 HBO’s “Real Time” host Bill Maher made a crude joke in 2015 implying that former President Bill Clinton knew about Jeffrey Epstein’s alleged sex crim...
19:56, 07/10/2019

The trailer for Netflix's Bill Gates docuseries seems like a pretty great commercial for Bill Gates Bill Gates is a man with a complicated legacy in the public eye: part uber nerd, part Machiavellian schemer, part publicly celebrated philanthropist...
10:42, 08/30/2019

Bill Belichick gave the most Bill Belichick answer when asked if he's pumped for the season The legendary coach spoke for all of us football fans when he was asked a simple question about getting excited for opening night.    ...
19:14, 09/05/2019

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

Huawei CFO's extradition case: Everything you need to know Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou's fight against extradition to the U.S. continues on Wednesday as she takes one step in what could be a long and drawn o...
10:42, 05/08/2019

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

| Mozambique welcomes ex-minister's extradition Mozambique has welcomed South Africa's decision to extradite former finance minister Manuel Chang to Maputo, rather than the United States, over a go...
21:56, 05/22/2019

Ex-Venezuelan spymaster won’t waive extradition to US Venezuela’s former military spy chief has told a Spanish court that he won’t waive extradition to the U.S. to face drug trafficking and other charges...
06:14, 09/13/2019

Julian Assange will fight extradition to the US Julian Assange refused on Thursday to surrender to US authorities on conspiracy charges — kicking off an extradition battle that officials say ...
14:42, 05/02/2019

Canada won't stop Huawei CFO extradition to US The Canadian government says it has no intention of suspending the extradition of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou to the US.Meng was arrested in Canada on De...
15:00, 06/14/2019

| Assange begins UK fight against US extradition WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange told a court he would oppose extradition to the United States as the legal process began in London, a day after he w...
18:56, 05/02/2019

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

The Latest: WikiLeaks’ Assange to fight extradition to US LONDON (AP) — The Latest on WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange (all times local): 11:40 a.m. A British judge has said a U.S. extradition case against J...
13:56, 05/02/2019

New Zealand court rules against extradition to China In a landmark case, the court of appeal ruled New Zealand's justice minister must address the evidence of torture in China. The ruling would 'resonat...
10:28, 06/11/2019

Extradition hearing for Huawei executive set for January A Canadian court says an extradition hearing will begin in January for a top executive of the Chinese tech company Huawei wanted by the U.S on fraud ...
22:56, 06/06/2019

Assange extradition hearing set for February 2020 The 47-year-old WikiLeaks founder faces charges in the United States under the Espionage Act. The UK must now determine whether he can be extradited ...
22:42, 06/14/2019

US extradition case against Julian Assange set for next year LONDON — A British court has set a date early next year for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to face a US extradition attempt over his role in reveal...
19:28, 06/14/2019

Nirav Modi's Extradition Trial Likely In May Next Year Fugitive diamond merchant Nirav Modi, wanted in India in connection with the nearly USD 2 billion Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud and money launderi...
15:14, 07/25/2019

| Former Mozambique finance minister's extradition from SA halted The extradition of former Mozambique finance minister Manuel Chang has been halted, after it emerged that Chang enjoys double immunity under Mozambic...
12:56, 07/13/2019

Kim Dotcom fights US extradition in New Zealand’s top court WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom and three of his former colleagues are fighting against being extradited to the U.S. ...
09:00, 06/10/2019

Julian Assange’s U.S. Extradition Hearing Is Set for February A British judge on Friday set a 2020 date for a hearing to determine if the WikiLeaks founder would be sent to the United States to face numerous cha...
15:56, 06/14/2019

The Latest: Investigators won’t seek extradition of suspects THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Latest on the probe into the downing of flight MH17 (all times local): 1:50 p.m. The international team investigati...
13:56, 06/19/2019

Julian Assange vows to fight extradition to the U.S. WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange told a London court on Thursday that he wouldn’t agree to be extradited to the United States, where he is accused of...
18:00, 05/02/2019

Assange extradition trial set for February 2020 The 47-year-old WikiLeaks founder faces charges in the United States under the Espionage Act. The UK must now determine whether he can be extradited ...
18:42, 06/14/2019

Keep These Financial Records in Your 'Go Bag' But even if you don’t live in a hurricane-prone area like I do, there’s no excuse for not having an emergency kit ready for the worst-case scenario, ...
18:56, 07/01/2019

Kentucky man accused in murder-for-hire awaits extradition BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man accused in a murder-for-hire plot is awaiting extradition in the Philippines, where he was arrested on charg...
10:14, 05/22/2019

Sweden Won't Seek Warrant for Assange, Easing U.S. Extradition Bid A Swedish judge on Monday rejected a request to issue an arrest order for Julian Assange, a move that could ease efforts by the U.S. to extradite the...
14:00, 06/04/2019

Julian Assange to face US extradition hearing in UK next year WikiLeaks founder, indicted on 18 counts in US, will have a five-day hearing in FebruaryJulian Assange will face a five-day US extradition hearing in...
13:56, 06/14/2019

Julian Assange starts extradition fight from prison Julian Assange appeared in a London court by videolink from a high-security prison on Thursday as his battle against extradition to the United States...
00:14, 05/03/2019

Hungarian court rejects extradition of Macedonia ex-leader BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A Budapest court has rejected an extradition request from North Macedonia for its former prime minister, Nikola Gruevski. Gr...
13:00, 06/27/2019

Huawei CFO to challenge extradition in hearing set for Jan 2020: company Lawyers for Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou will bring a motion to challenge her extradition to the United States in January 2020, the co...
23:14, 06/06/2019

Brazil's top court denies extradition of Erdogan opponent Brazil's Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected a request for the extradition of an opponent of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan saying there was no guara...
07:56, 08/07/2019

UK Approves US Request For Julian Assange's Extradition: Report The US is seeking WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's extradition on charges of violating the Espionage Act and conspiring to hack into a classified g...
14:56, 06/13/2019

UK arrests Manchester bomber's brother after Libya extradition The brother of a suicide bomber who attacked a concert in the British city of Manchester in 2017 was extradited from Libya on Wednesday and arrested ...
01:42, 07/18/2019

WikiLeaks Founder Assange Pledges to Fight U.S. Extradition Julian Assange pledged to fight extradition to the U.S. in a brief hearing in a British court, kicking off what is set to be a lengthy battle to brin...
17:28, 05/02/2019

Pak Trying To Stop Extradition Of Dawood Ibrahim's Top Aide To US: Report Pakistani diplomats in London are making all-out efforts to prevent the extradition of D-Company's top lieutenant Jabir Motiwala to the United States...
09:28, 07/02/2019

Judge sets Assange extradition hearing for February A full extradition hearing for WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange will not be heard until February, a London judge ruled Friday, as U.S. officials c...
17:00, 06/14/2019

WikiLeaks' Assange too ill to appear via video link in U.S. extradition hearing WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was too ill on Thursday to appear via video link from a British prison in a hearing on an extradition request from t...
12:28, 05/30/2019

French court approves extradition of Iranian engineer to U.S. A French court approved the extradition of an Iranian engineer to the United States to face charges of attempting to illegally import U.S. technology...
18:56, 05/23/2019

WikiLeaks's Assange too ill to appear via video link in extradition hearing WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is too ill to appear via a video link from a British prison in a hearing on an extradition request from the United S...
11:28, 05/30/2019

UK home secretary favors Assange extradition on US warrant LONDON (AP) — British Home Secretary Sajid Javid says he has signed an extradition order that would send imprisoned WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange ...
14:14, 06/13/2019

Edmonton man appeals extradition to U.S. to face terrorism charges Abdullahi Ahmed Abdullahi, who is 34, has been charged in the U.S. with conspiring to provide and providing material support to terrorists engaged in...
01:56, 06/06/2019

US begins extradition case against Julian Assange in London WikiLeaks founder declines to consent to being taken to US to face chargesJulian Assange has declined a chance to consent to his extradition to the U...
18:28, 05/02/2019

Kentucky man accused in murder-for-hire fights extradition BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man in Filipino custody is challenging extradition to the U.S. where he’s being charged with complicity to...
14:14, 06/25/2019

Julian Assange Could Face Extradition Requests From 2 Countries. What Happens Next? With WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange likely about to face two separate extradition requests — one already made by the United States on hacking...
20:28, 05/14/2019

Huawei Executive Seeks Dismissal of U.S. Extradition Request Lawyers for senior Huawei Technologies executive Meng Wanzhou told a Vancouver court they would ask it to dismiss the U.S. request to have her extrad...
05:14, 05/09/2019

Huawei CFO Meng's lawyers seek stay on U.S. extradition The defense team for Huawei Technologies CO.'s chief financial officer delayed formal extradition proceedings Wednesday, saying the Canadian governme...
15:14, 05/09/2019

Next step in Assange extradition case due in UK court on Friday WikiLeaks' founder Julian Assange is due before a London court on Friday, facing the next stage of a U.S. attempt to try him on spying charges after ...
13:42, 06/13/2019

Julian Assange Faces US Extradition Hearing In London WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Friday faces his first British court hearing since the US submitted a formal extradition request on espionage cha...
06:42, 06/14/2019

Julian Assange to remain in jail pending extradition to US WikiLeaks founder’s custody will be extended after current prison terms comes to endJulian Assange will stay in prison after the custody period on hi...
15:28, 09/14/2019

Julians Assange gets 50 weeks in prison, will fight extradition A British judge has sentenced WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to 50 weeks in prison for jumping bail in 2012.        ...
21:56, 05/01/2019

Spain seeks ex-ETA boss' extradition from France: source Spain has officially requested the extradition of Basque separatist group ETA's long-time leader Josu Ternera following his arrest in France last mon...
22:42, 06/19/2019

WikiLeaks’ Assange facing hearing on US extradition request LONDON (AP) — WikiLeaks’ founder Julian Assange is facing a court hearing over a U.S. request to extradite him for alleged computer hacking. As...
12:14, 05/02/2019

Kim Dotcom enters final fight to avoid extradition to US New Zealand's top court has begun hearing Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom's appeal against extradition to the US. Dotcom faces charges of copyright inf...
10:56, 06/10/2019

Swede facing extradition to US over $11M Bitcoin investment scam A Swedish citizen has been charged with securities, wire fraud, and money laundering in a scheme that saw him encourage victims to invest using crypt...
13:42, 06/20/2019

Huawei CFO extradition hearing to begin in January 2020 Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou will challenge her extradition to the United States on fraud charges at hearings set to begin Jan. 20, 20...
23:42, 06/06/2019

Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou's extradition hearing set for next year A British Columbia Supreme Court judge accepted a proposal by the defence of Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou to begin her extraction hear...
12:42, 06/07/2019

Huawei Executive Returns to Court in Extradition Case Relations between Canada and China continue to fray as Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of the Chinese tech giant Huawei, awaits a decision ...
12:56, 05/08/2019

Canadian official dismisses suggestion to block Huawei CFO’s extradition Chrystia Freeland said move would set a dangerous precedent while Meng Wanzhou will challenge extradition requestCanada’s foreign minister, Chrystia ...
22:42, 06/13/2019

Vijay Mallya Allowed To Appeal Against Extradition By UK Court: Report The Royal Courts of Justice in London has given fugitive businessman Vijay Mallya permission to appeal against a lower court's verdict for his extrad...
18:14, 07/02/2019