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Explainer: Why proposed changes to Hong Kong's extradition law are fueling 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 China for trial for the first time, after chaotic protests by tens of thousands of people....

Explainer: Why proposed changes to Hong Kong's extradition law are fueling protests

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Britain calls on Hong Kong to pause extradition bill, maintain rights Britain urged the Hong Kong government to "pause and reflect" on an extradition bill that has sparked widespread protests, and said the former Britis...
08:16 2019-06-12

Fearing China’s Rule, Hong Kong Residents Resist Extradition Plan The fight against the proposal has become the most serious showdown between the public and the authorities since the Umbrella protests in 2014 demand...
16:48 2019-06-07

Hong Kong lawyers protest "polarizing" extradition bill in rare march More than 3,000 Hong Kong lawyers held a rare protest march on Thursday against a proposed extradition bill that could see individuals sent to China ...
10:48 2019-06-06

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...
07:00 2019-06-15

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...
22:16 2019-06-10

Hundreds of thousands march in Hong Kong to protest China extradition bill Several hundred thousand people jammed Hong Kong's streets on Sunday in a last bid to thwart a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to ...
05:32 2019-06-09

Hong Kong leader suspends extradition bill amid protest pressure Carrie Lam says legislation that would allow suspects to be sent to mainland China ‘caused a lot of division’Hong Kong’s leader, Carrie Lam, has been...
14:48 2019-06-15

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...
02:48 2019-06-10

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...
02:48 2019-06-12

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...
09:48 2019-06-09

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.  ...
16:32 2019-06-16

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...
13:16 2019-06-08

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...
18:32 2019-06-09

| 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...
05:16 2019-06-15

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...
13:48 2019-06-16

Hong Kong protests: pressure builds on Carrie Lam as public rejects apology Calls for government leader to stand down after an estimated two million march over unpopular extradition bill Hong Kong’s political crisis has enter...
00:32 2019-06-17

Telegram says China was behind a powerful attack that disrupted the service during Hong Kong protests Telegram is one of the end-to-end encrypted chat apps out there that offers the same kind of security as iMessage or WhatsApp when it comes to protec...
13:48 2019-06-13

Umbrella Movement leader joins Hong Kong protests after jail time A leading member of Hong Kong's 2014 Umbrella Movement has said he will "join the fight" against the city's leader over her handling of a controversi...
07:16 2019-06-17

Joshua Wong, Leader of Hong Kong Protests in 2014, Is Freed From Prison The release of Mr. Wong, a then teenager who became the face of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement, comes as the city is once again gripped by protes...
06:48 2019-06-17

Hong Kong protests send stocks lower, spark scramble for cash Hong Kong's financial markets came under pressure on Wednesday, with stocks falling and demand for cash surging, as protests against the territory's ...
02:48 2019-06-12

Hong Kong mass protests are just the start of a wider human rights battle The protesters may have won this round, but the fight is far from over. The mass demonstration that flooded downtown Hong Kong on Sunday — the lates...
00:32 2019-06-18

Hong Kong braces for mass protests against bill allowing extraditions to China Hong Kong braced for strikes, transport go-slows and another mass demonstration in protest against a proposed extradition law that would allow people...
08:16 2019-06-11

Support wavers in Hong Kong for bill allowing extraditions to China after protests Cracks appeared on Friday in the support base for a proposed Hong Kong law to allow extraditions to China, and opponents of the bill said they would ...
10:16 2019-06-14

Heated Hong Kong protests dent stocks, spike cash demand Hong Kong's financial markets came under pressure on Wednesday, with stocks falling and demand for cash surging, as protesters clashed with police du...
08:16 2019-06-12

Tens of thousands of protesters force delay in Hong Kong extradition bill debate 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...
02:48 2019-06-12

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...
09:32 2019-06-12

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 ...
03:48 2019-06-10

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...
09:16 2019-06-16

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...
04:32 2019-06-12

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam announces China extradition bill is suspended Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam announced at a press conference on Saturday afternoon that a contentious bill to allow extraditions to mainland ...
04:48 2019-06-15

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 ...
09:16 2019-06-18

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.  ...
12:32 2019-06-16

Chinese President Xi to visit North Korea amid Hong Kong protests, tension with US Chinese President Xi Jinping will be traveling to North Korea for a state visit – the first in 14 years by a Chinese leader, state media said Monday....
09:32 2019-06-17

Hong Kong Police Fire Rubber Bullets As Protests Turn To Violent 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...
11:48 2019-06-12

Hong Kong democracy activist freed from jail, vows to join mass protests Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong walked free from prison on Monday after serving nearly five weeks for contempt of court, pledging to join a ...
02:00 2019-06-17

Pressure builds on Hong Kong leader as democracy activist vows to join protests Activist Joshua Wong, who has become the face of Hong Kong's push for full democracy, walked free from prison on Monday and vowed to join a mass prot...
02:00 2019-06-17

Trump may raise Hong Kong protests with Xi as city remains a thorn in Beijing's side Hong Kong has once again burnished its reputation as a thorn in the side of the Chinese Communist Party and its leader, President Xi Jinping, after p...
23:16 2019-06-17

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...
13:00 2019-05-26

Beijing supports Hong Kong move to delay extradition bill, condemns violent acts The central government in Beijing has expressed its support, respect and understanding for Hong Kong's decision to suspend an extradition bill that w...
07:00 2019-06-15

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...
11:48 2019-06-13

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...
08:32 2019-06-13

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. The post Protesters bl...
23:32 2019-06-11

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...
15:00 2019-06-14

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. The post Hundred...
20:48 2019-06-11

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...
01:48 2019-06-16

| Hong Kong protests | Carter talks Trump: WATCH the top World news videos for today Hong Kong police force back protesters trying to storm parliament | Carter talks Trump, China and leadership at church; here are the top World news v...
01:16 2019-06-10

China Allegedly Conducting Cyber Attacks Against Telegram Messaging App to Suppress Hong Kong Protests The Chinese government is allegedly conducting cyber attacks against the messaging app Telegram in an effort to frustrate this week’s protests in Hon...
07:32 2019-06-13

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. The post Hong Kong d...
23:32 2019-06-11

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...
23:16 2019-06-17

Hong Kong government issues apology over handling of politically-charged legislation that sparked massive protests HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong government issues apology over handling of politically-charged legislation that sparked massive protests. The post Hong Ko...
10:16 2019-06-16

Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong freed from jail, and vows to join mass protests Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong walked free from prison on Monday after serving nearly five weeks for contempt of court, pledging to join a ...
00:48 2019-06-17

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 ...
23:32 2019-06-11

Hong Kong protest: debate on extradition bill delayed after tens of thousands of people protest – live Tens of thousands of people have gathered in Hong Kong for protests as politicians debate legislation critics fear will allow extradition to ChinaFul...
23:32 2019-06-11

The plastic crisis isn't just ugly — it's fueling global warming Plastic, as we know, is everywhere. In waterways, in animals, even in our food. As if that isn't bad enough, a new report shows it's also acceleratin...
15:32 2019-05-21

Countries fueling Libya conflict must be stopped: U.N. envoy Libya is on the brink of a civil war that could "lead to the permanent division of the country," a top U.N. official warned the Security Council on T...
16:16 2019-05-21

‘I can’t convince them to stay’: Falling coffee prices fueling migration to U.S. In western Guatemala, cultivating coffee was once a way out of poverty. As prices fall, a staggering number of growers are abandoning their farms for...
13:16 2019-06-12

Magic Johnson denies fueling reported Lakers dysfunction Reacting to an ESPN report earlier Tuesday that described a toxic culture in the Los Angeles Lakers' front office, Magic Johnson denied mistreating a...
02:48 2019-05-29

Reports: Celtics' Irving changes agents, fueling Durant rumors Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving parted ways with his longtime agent Jeff Wechsler is expected to sign with Jay-Z's Roc Nation, according to multipl...
00:00 2019-06-13

Dershowitz, Concha slam media fueling calls for Trump's impeachment Professor Alan Dershowitz says impeachment "isn't constitutionally permissible," and members of the liberal media should stop calling for Democrats t...
01:32 2019-06-13

|EXPLAINER:TheIvanPillaypensionissue,whatthePPsaysandwhatGordhandenies Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has made adverse findings against Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan. He has, however, taken her findings...
18:16 2019-05-31

|EXPLAINER:Ifyouhave'tippersregret',canyoureallyaskforarefund? A local waitress made headlines when she received a R20 000 tip – and promptly lost it, when the patron's wife requested that it be returned. But wha...
08:48 2019-06-18

Explainer: What would it take for U.S. Congress to impeach Trump? U.S. President Donald Trump, under growing pressure from numerous investigations of him and his administration, last week scorned talk of being remov...
06:48 2019-06-03

Four takeaways from the European elections – video explainer In the UK, the Conservatives and Labour have been decimated over their stance on Brexit, with Nigel Farage's Brexit party and pro-remain parties emer...
15:16 2019-05-28

EXPLAINER-Should Big Tech fear U.S. antitrust enforcers? The arcane topic of antitrust law is getting more attention with the U.S. government gearing up to investigate whether Alphabet Inc's Google, Faceboo...
17:32 2019-06-05

Explainer: Should Big Tech fear U.S. antitrust enforcers? The arcane topic of antitrust law is getting more attention with the U.S. government gearing up to investigate whether Alphabet Inc's Google, Faceboo...
17:32 2019-06-05

EXPLAINER-U.S.-China trade war - the levers they can pull The escalating trade war between the United States and China has gone beyond tariffs as the countries increase pressure on each other to cede ground....
17:32 2019-06-05

Explainer: Impeachment is not a quick 'bye, bye birdie' - Pelosi Impeachment of a U.S. president does not mean an immediate ouster from office, or as House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi put it on Wednesda...
21:32 2019-06-05

Explainer: Why might Israel be heading to another snap election? Israel moved closer towards a new national election on Monday as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu struggled to form a government only six weeks afte...
15:00 2019-05-27

EXPLAINER-Why Google has a target on its back in Washington The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Inc’s Google to determine whether the technology company violated laws to ensur...
13:16 2019-06-02

Explainer: Why Google has a target on its back in Washington The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Inc’s Google to determine whether the technology company violated laws to ensur...
12:16 2019-06-02

Explainer: What next for Austria after government's scandal-tinged demise? Austria's parliament has sacked conservative Chancellor Sebastian Kurz and his government, blaming Kurz in part for the crisis stemming from a video ...
12:32 2019-05-28

Explainer: How the U.S. Congress could challenge Trump tariffs on Mexico If President Donald Trump follows through on his threat to impose across-the-board tariffs on Mexican goods entering the United States, the U.S. Cong...
21:32 2019-06-05

Explainer: How does the situation on the U.S.-Mexico border compare with the past? U.S. President Donald Trump has made immigration a central theme of his administration but has grown increasingly frustrated with the ballooning numb...
21:32 2019-06-06

Explainer: The main players in Israel's next election, the second this year Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to cobble together a coalition government despite weeks of trying and Israel will vote on Sept. 17 in the se...
20:16 2019-05-29

EXPLAINER-Why is Huawei seeking $1 billion patent deal with Verizon? Huawei is demanding Verizon Communications Inc pay $1 billion to license the rights to patented technology, signaling a potential shift in the embatt...
07:32 2019-06-14

Explainer: 'Privacy coin' Monero offers near total anonymity Bitcoin's share of the cryptocurrency market is sliding, with a host of alternative digital coins gaining ground as developers race to create digital...
07:00 2019-06-11

Explainer: U.S. dependence on China's rare earth - Trade war vulnerability Rare earth elements are used in a wide range of consumer products, from iPhones to electric car motors, as well as military jet engines, satellites a...
20:32 2019-06-03

Explainer: Can Trump use executive privilege to block congressional probes? Like numerous U.S. presidents before him, Donald Trump has invoked the legal doctrine known as executive privilege to try to block congressional inve...
07:00 2019-06-13

Explainer: Why is Huawei seeking $1 billion patent deal with Verizon? Huawei is demanding Verizon Communications Inc pay $1 billion to license the rights to patented technology, signaling a potential shift in the embatt...
10:01 2019-06-14

Explainer: China's rare earth supplies could be vital bargaining chip in U.S. trade war Rare earth elements are used in a wide range of consumer products, from iPhones to electric car motors, as well as military jet engines, satellites a...
19:32 2019-05-22

Explainer: Chinese woman arrested at Trump's Mar-a-Lago takes unusual legal path A Chinese woman charged in March with lying to get into U.S. President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort while carrying multiple electronic devices, h...
21:32 2019-06-12

Proposed rules in India could force Uber to go electric Uber has been trying to get more electric vehicles to join its fleet for a while now, but it might have to find a way to speed things up if India pas...
02:48 2019-06-10

Israelis protest proposed Netanyahu immunity bills Tens of thousands of Israelis are protesting proposed legislation granting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu immunity from prosecution on a series of...
16:16 2019-05-25

Columbine High School demolition proposed in Colorado Twenty years after the Columbine High School shooting that killed 13, administrators are suggesting tearing down the facility to discourage people co...
09:32 2019-06-07

Barrier proposed to prevent Verrazzano Bridge suicides A Brooklyn councilman is demanding the MTA look west and rip a page out of the Golden Gate Bridge’s playbook to stop a sudden surge of people l...
23:32 2019-06-04

U.S. House panel plans hearing on proposed mpg freeze Heidi King, deputy NHTSA administrator, and Mary Nichols, head of the California Air Resources Board, are likely to testify when two U.S. House subco...
00:32 2019-06-12

These proposed New York City mega-structures would have been crazy New York may be home to the iconic Statue of Liberty and dozens of other monuments, but the city would look very different if a number of epic buildi...
19:48 2019-05-23

How Fiat Chrysler's Proposed Merger With Renault Crashed The deal was doomed by the collision of cold financial logic with politics and pride, leaving mistrust and annoyance on all sides of the 10-day tangl...
02:16 2019-06-07

UTX CEO Greg Hayes on the reaction to the proposed Raytheon merger United Technologies Chairman and CEO Greg Hayes joins CNBC's Phil LeBeau at the Paris Air Show to discuss some of the reactions he's heard ...
13:48 2019-06-17

Proposed legislation could fine those texting while walking in New York While drivers in New York cannot text while behind the wheel, the New York State Senate is working on legislation (via USA Today) that would ticket p...
08:31 2019-05-21

House panel plans hearing on proposed mpg freeze Heidi King, deputy NHTSA administrator, and Mary Nichols, head of the California Air Resources Board, are likely to testify when two House subcommitt...
08:48 2019-06-12

Proposed Swedbank Chairman Persson says new CEO could be hired by autumn end Swedbank's proposed new chairman Goran Persson hopes a new chief executive for the beleaguered bank can be appointed at "end of autumn", he told Dage...
09:48 2019-06-18

Several clubs declare opposition to proposed Champions League reform "Several European clubs from Switzerland, Germany, Italy, France and Portugal have publicly declared their opposition to a proposed creation of a nea...
11:16 2019-06-07

Proposed Space Station ISRO's Most Exciting Project, Says Former Chairman Eminent space scientist G Madhavan Nair on Friday described the ISRO's proposed space station as the "most exciting" project and said it would help I...
06:00 2019-06-14

Internet shocked over proposed Justin Bieber/Tom Cruise throw-down "I wanna challenge Tom Cruise to fight in the octagon," read a tweet shared from Justin Bieber's account.        ...
14:16 2019-06-10

Israelis protest proposed legislation to grant immunity to Netanyahu  Tens of thousands of Israelis gathered in the central city of Tel Aviv Saturday, protesting proposed legislation granting Prime Minister Benjamin Ne...
19:00 2019-05-25

VA Sec. Wilkie: We've 'changed out leadership' at VA centers, proposed largest budget Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie said Thursday he has focused on putting in place people at the V.A. who "understand the cultur...
18:00 2019-05-23

Small businesses are balking at the latest round of proposed tariffs In recent months, business groups have begun to express concern about ongoing trade tensions and the impact frayed relationships may have on the comp...
16:00 2019-06-03

Jumaane Williams wants a ‘racial impact study’ for all proposed rezoning plans Public Advocate Jumaane Williams wants New York City to require a “racial impact study” for all proposed rezoning plans to stem gentrification, even ...
15:16 2019-05-29

U.S. House committee to hold hearing on proposed fuel efficiency freeze The House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee said on Tuesday it planned a June 20 hearing on the Trump administration's proposal to fre...
20:16 2019-06-11

Major Formula 1 timetable change proposed for 2021; teams wary Formula 1 teams will face major restrictions on making car changes after practice begins under a new schedule proposed for 2021, a move Mercedes beli...
16:32 2019-06-07

Hundreds of companies testify about proposed $300B tariffs on Chinese goods The U.S. Trade Representative began a weeklong series of hearings on President Donald Trump's proposed expansion of tariffs on Chinese goods on Monda...
20:16 2019-06-17

UPDATE 2-U.S. House committee to hold hearing on proposed fuel efficiency freeze The House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee said on Tuesday it planned a June 20 hearing on the Trump administration's proposal to fre...
22:48 2019-06-11

Carbon pollution import tax proposed by Biden and Inslee would be unworkable, economists warn Presidential candidates Joe Biden and Jay Inslee both took a shot at China and other heavy-polluting countries this week by releasing climate change ...
02:32 2019-06-07

CBOE HOLDINGS, INC. FILES REGISTRATION STATEMENT FOR PROPOSED INITIAL PUBLIC OFFERING CHICAGO, March 11, 2010 - CBOE Holdings, Inc. announced that it has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the Securities and Exchange Commi...
20:01 2019-05-22

Homeless shelters could deny transgender people under proposed Trump administration rule A Trump administration proposal could allow federally-funded homeless shelters to deny services to transgender people.      ...
03:16 2019-05-23

SEC: Florida businessman agrees to proposed judgment in $27 million 'lucrative market manipulation' Florida businessman Barry Honig agreed to a proposed judgment with the SEC in a case it called "classic pump-and-dump schemes," according to Monday f...
19:32 2019-06-17

Sultan of Brunei returns degree from Oxford after proposed LGBT death penalty Brunei’s Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah has returned an honorary degree awarded by Britain’s Oxford University after a global backlash led by ce...
08:48 2019-05-24

Trump’s proposed tariffs on Mexican imports could impact global auto industry From Mazda Motor Corp in Japan to Volkswagen AG in Germany to General Motors Co in the United States, carmaker stocks took a hit as a new front opene...
15:32 2019-05-31

Companies rush to export goods out of Mexico ahead of Trump’s proposed tariffs Trump says he will impose five per cent tariffs on all goods imported from Mexico starting Monday unless the country does more to stop the flow of Ce...
19:48 2019-06-07

Hollywood threatens to pull productions in Georgia over proposed anti-abortion bill Major film and media companies from Disney to Netflix are no longer remaining silent about what will happen if Georgia passes its anti-abortion bill....
11:32 2019-06-02

HIV/AIDS group concerned over proposed overdose prevention site at Alberta prison The Correctional Service of Canada says it has received a Health Canada exemption that would permit the site at Drumheller Institution by the end of ...
18:32 2019-06-12

Executive director of Puerto Rico's Oversight Board defends proposed restructuring deal The executive director of Puerto Rico's Oversight Board is standing by the restructuring agreement with a portion of bondholders to address $35 ...
12:32 2019-06-17

Indigenous Services Minister and Grassy Narrows chief discuss proposed agreement, medical facility Help for the community experiencing the effects of mercury contamination seemed to be on the way when the federal government promised a specialized t...
01:16 2019-05-30

SEC Extends Review of CBOE Holdings' Rule Filing to Trade SPXpm, Its Proposed New S&P 500 Index Option Product CHICAGO, June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) reported that at the end of business today the Securities and Exchange Commi...
12:32 2019-05-22

A 'Straight Pride' Parade in Boston? These three men have a proposed route and a tentative date Organizers announced they plan to host a "Straight Pride Parade" in August, but its unclear if the city of Boston will allow the event.   ...
00:00 2019-06-05

How Trump’s Proposed Mexico Tariffs Could Devastate Trump Country As the 2020 election approaches, more than a few Republican senators are voicing their opposition to opening a new front in the president's trade war...
16:48 2019-06-06

HK leader 'sorry' and 'should have done better' after protests Hong Kong's leader has appeared in public to offer her "sincere apology" following mass protests against a proposed extradition law, but has not said...
06:32 2019-06-18

Beyond the protests, BP starts a new era - but how far does it go? In a deal heralded as a "turning point" for the fossil fuels industry, oil giant BP has accepted that its plans for the future must now embrace the t...
01:16 2019-05-22

Sudanese vow to keep up protests after crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan — Sudan’s pro-democracy movement vowed Thursday to press its campaign of civil disobedience until the ruling military council is oust...
02:16 2019-06-08

| 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...
20:32 2019-05-22

New US charges against Assange may slow extradition from UK WASHINGTON (AP) — A new indictment against Julian Assange could further delay what was already expected to be a protracted battle to get the WikiLeak...
17:32 2019-05-24

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...
08:16 2019-06-14

9 dead in Sudan after violence over sit-in protests Sudanese security forces used live ammunition Monday to break up a sit-in protest against military rule, killing at least nine people and wounding se...
09:48 2019-06-03

US pipelines to get new safeguards against violent protests Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao is proposing sweeping new safeguards to protect the nation’s network of fuel pipelines — even those under constr...
12:48 2019-06-13

Trump supporter hit with milkshake during UK protests An angry throng of protesters doused a President Trump supporter with a McDonald’s milkshake while chanting “Nazi scum!” on Tuesday...
15:16 2019-06-04

35 dead in Sudan after violence over sit-in protests Sudanese security forces used live ammunition Monday to break up a sit-in protest against military rule, killing at least nine people and wounding se...
02:32 2019-06-04

What Tiananmen Square protests mean 30 years later The enduring symbol of the Tiananmen Square protests for Chinese democracy, whose bloodiest stretch began 30 years ago Tuesday, remains the photo of ...
05:48 2019-06-04

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 ...
16:16 2019-06-14

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...
15:01 2019-06-14

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 ...
13:16 2019-06-14

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...
11:32 2019-06-14

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 ...
19:48 2019-06-06

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. ...
05:00 2019-06-10

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...
05:32 2019-06-11

Protests in Albania: Its democracy and EU future at stake Albania's opposition parties hold their latest anti-government protest Saturday with a strong likelihood that it will turn violent, dealing another b...
12:48 2019-06-07

Venice protests against huge cruise ships After a 275-meter cruise ship crashed into a tourist boat, people in Venice are calling for cruise ships to stay away. The issue of giant cruise ship...
12:16 2019-06-08

Somalia protests after its officials deported by Kenya Somalia has criticized neighboring Kenya for deporting two Somali lawmakers and a minister after authorities in Nairobi blocked them from entering th...
17:32 2019-05-22

Protests in Indonesia After Presidential Election Results Violence erupted in Jakarta, Indonesia, after it was announced that President Joko Widodo won re-election. Supporters of his opponent, Prabowo Subian...
20:48 2019-05-22

Nicaraguan lawmakers Ok amnesty for crimes during protests Lawmakers allied to Nicaragua’s president have approved an amnesty bill for crimes related to last year’s anti-government protests, over staunch crit...
17:48 2019-06-08

Honduras street protests go on despite laws' cancellation Thousands of teachers and doctors in Honduras are continuing street protests despite the president's cancellation of decrees that they feared would l...
17:16 2019-06-03

Nicaragua OKs criticized amnesty for crimes during protests Lawmakers allied to Nicaragua's president have approved an amnesty bill for crimes related to last year's anti-government protests, over staunch crit...
07:48 2019-06-09

EU, US urge non-violence as Albanian opposition protests Albanian opposition supporters marched in another anti-government protest to demand the prime minister’s resignation as the European Union and the U....
16:16 2019-05-25

Albania opposition protests again, calls for new election Thousands of Albanian opposition supporters have taken to the streets again to demand new elections despite repeated calls from Western powers to sit...
15:48 2019-06-02

A look at key events in the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests Over seven weeks in 1989, student-led pro-democracy protests centered on Beijing's Tiananmen Square became China's greatest political upheaval since ...
00:48 2019-05-30

Mideast protests in Iran, elsewhere mark 'Jerusalem Day' Iranians have begun rallies across the country to mark Quds, or Jerusalem Day, which will see demonstrations across the Mideast as the Trump administ...
03:32 2019-05-31

| Sudan: Five months of anti-government protests The sit-in protest outside army headquarters in the Sudanese capital, dispersed on Monday, began in April and stayed put even after president Omar al...
22:48 2019-06-03

Tiananmen protests were not 'suppressed,' Chinese government says The massacre of unarmed citizens by soldiers in Beijing's Tiananmen Square in 1989, should not be referred to as "suppression," a Chinese Defense Min...
03:16 2019-05-31

Mideast protests in Iran, elsewhere mark ‘Jerusalem Day’ TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranians have begun rallies across the country to mark Quds, or Jerusalem Day, which will see demonstrations across the Mideast a...
02:01 2019-05-31

Trump visits UK: pomp, circumstance and protests President Donald Trump is on a three day state visit to Britain starting on June 3, 2019 amid protests and a public feud with London Mayor Sadiq Khan...
06:16 2019-06-04

It would be 'very hard' for anything like Tiananmen protests to happen again: Former US diplomat The Chinese embassy in the U.S. says others shouldn't interfere in its domestic situation and that "China's human rights are in the best pe...
21:16 2019-06-04

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...
06:16 2019-05-30

US submits extradition request for WikiLeaks founder Assange WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States government has formally submitted an extradition request to the United Kingdom for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assan...
10:16 2019-06-11

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...
14:00 2019-06-14

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...
18:16 2019-06-06

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 ...
07:16 2019-06-13

UK home secretary favors Assange extradition on US warrant British Home Secretary Sajid Javid says he has signed an extradition order that would send imprisoned WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the United ...
07:32 2019-06-13

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...
11:16 2019-06-13

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...
05:00 2019-06-10

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...
10:32 2019-06-14

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...
13:16 2019-05-23

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...
04:32 2019-05-22

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...
00:32 2019-06-06

Julian Assange extradition hearing to be heard next February An attempt by the US to have Julian Assange extradited from the UK over computer hacking allegations will go to a full hearing next February after Ho...
07:32 2019-06-14

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...
08:00 2019-06-07

WikiLeak's Julian Assange "Too Ill" For US Extradition Hearing From Jail 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...
08:32 2019-05-30

Philippines protests sinking of boat in disputed waters The Philippines' top diplomat said Thursday he has filed a diplomatic protest after an anchored fishing boat was hit by a suspected Chinese vessel wh...
09:48 2019-06-13

Protests hold Albania’s democracy, its EU future at stake TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania’s opposition parties hold their latest anti-government protest Saturday with a strong likelihood that it will tu...
13:48 2019-06-07

Inflatable ‘Tank Man’ in Taiwan marks Tiananmen protests TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — An artist has erected an inflatable display in Taiwan’s capital to mark an iconic moment in the Tiananmen Square pro-demo...
06:48 2019-06-01

Multiple arrests at Moscow protests over journalist's arrest Police warned that a march against alleged police framing of a journalist would be illegal. Protesters marched regardless and were met with a heavy r...
16:00 2019-06-12

Pro and anti-Israel protests draw hundreds in Berlin BERLIN (AP) — Hundreds of people including prominent German politicians and members of the Jewish community are protesting against a larger, anti-Isr...
12:48 2019-06-01

Protests Over Indonesia’s Election Results Have Turned Deadly At least six people are dead and more than 200 are injured after protests turned violent following the announcement of Indonesia’s official pre...
05:01 2019-05-22

The Latest: China envoy says reporting on protests distorted HONG KONG (AP) — Latest on the protests in Hong Kong over proposed extradition legislation (all times local): 7:30 p.m. The Chinese ambassador to Bri...
09:48 2019-06-13

These protests aren’t just about Trump, they’re about everything he stands for | Owen Jones Trumpism is an assault on women, minorities, the climate emergency, and now the NHS. And it is alive and well in BritainEnough of the Donald Trump cl...
04:16 2019-06-04

Political art in China 30 years after the Tiananmen Square protests Contemporary Chinese art dates its beginnings back to 1978 - the year of reform and change. But how free are artists in their expression in China tod...
08:32 2019-06-02

Thousands in Haiti renew protests, clash with police Thousands of protesters in Haiti demanding the resignation of President Jovenel Moïse have clashed with police as some tried to storm barriers at the...
00:16 2019-06-14

Trump promise of new Mexican tariffs brings protests WASHINGTON (AP) — It was a surprise announcement that could derail a major trade deal. President Donald Trump has announced that he is placing a 5% t...
03:16 2019-05-31

| WATCH: Six killed as Indonesia protests turn deadly At least six people were killed as Indonesia's capital erupted in violence when police clashed with protesters opposed to the re-election of Presiden...
15:48 2019-05-22

The Latest: Social media blocked due to Indonesia protests The Latest on post-election protests in Indonesia (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Indonesia's top security minister says authorities will block access t...
03:48 2019-05-22

Reporter’s Arrest Sets Off Widespread Protests in Russia The sense that the police manufactured drug charges against a muckraking journalist, Ivan Golunov, has drawn rebukes from activists, celebrities and ...
12:16 2019-06-10

Protests of Indonesian Election Results Turn Deadly Authorities blocked social media and arrested hundreds of rioters as they struggled to contain deadly protests of a vote count confirming the re-elec...
23:32 2019-05-22

BJP's Meenakshi Lekhi Protests Against "Water Shortage" In Delhi BJP lawmaker from New Delhi Meenakshi Lekhi today protested outside the Delhi Jal Board's RK Puram office against "water woes" being faced by the peo...
08:16 2019-06-11

Russian city cancels cathedral construction after protests The governor of Russia's Urals region said Wednesday that a plan to build a Russian Orthodox cathedral in a popular park will be cancelled after prot...
14:32 2019-05-22

Six dead, 200 injured in protests over Indonesia's election result Six people were killed and more than 200 injured in Indonesia's capital amid angry protests against the results of the country's recent general elect...
06:32 2019-05-22

Kazakh activists call for more protests over presidential vote Anti-government activists called on Monday for more protests in Kazakhstan against what they said was a rigged presidential election result, as polic...
08:16 2019-06-11

Russian investigative journalist freed after days of protests Investigative reporter Ivan Golunov was detained last week on suspicion of dealing drugs. Golunov’s supporters claim he was framed, sparking protests...
19:48 2019-06-11

UK court sets Assange U.S. extradition hearing for February 2020 The full extradition hearing to decide whether Wikileaks founder Julian Assange should be sent to the United States to face accusations including spy...
10:16 2019-06-14

Ecuador president blocks extradition of man accused of Facebook fraud Ecuador's President Lenin Moreno has blocked the extradition to the United States of a New York man charged with trying to defraud Facebook Inc found...
23:32 2019-06-07

The U.S. Just Upped the Ante on Julian Assange’s Extradition With Espionage Charges Julian Assange was indicted by the U.S. under the Espionage Act on Thursday, setting the stage for a dramatic confrontation between U.S. and Swedish ...
00:16 2019-05-25

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 ...
16:16 2019-06-13

Sajid Javid signs US extradition order for Julian Assange British home secretary says final decision on WikiLeaks founder is ‘now with the courts’The home secretary, Sajid Javid, has revealed he has signed a...
10:48 2019-06-13

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange faces extradition hearing WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is expected to appear at hearing in a London court via video link as he continues his fight against extradition to t...
03:00 2019-06-14

Internet Entrepreneur Kim Dotcom Fights U.S. Extradition in New Zealand Court (WELLINGTON, New Zealand) — Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom and three of his former colleagues on Monday took their fight against being extrad...
05:00 2019-06-10

Nirav Modi To Be Produced In UK Court Tomorrow In Extradition Case Fugitive diamond merchant Nirav Modi is set to be produced before a court in London on Thursday as he fights his extradition to India in the nearly U...
11:16 2019-05-29

WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Faces U.S. Extradition Hearing (LONDON) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is expected to appear at hearing in a London court via video link as he continues his fight against...
06:16 2019-06-14

Huawei protests FCC actions to block it in the U.S. on national security grounds Huawei released an ex parte memo today outlining its position against the Federal Communications Commissions national security related ban of its equ...
20:16 2019-06-12

In a rare reversal, Russia has dropped charges against a journalist after protests It was a remarkable and unexpected reversal: On Tuesday, Russian authorities dropped a criminal case against prominent investigative reporter Ivan Go...
21:32 2019-06-11

6 dead, 200 injured in Jakarta protests against presidential election results At least six people were dead and 200 were injured as protests by supporters of a failed presidential candidate turned violent Wednesday in the Indon...
15:00 2019-05-22

Utah officer who pulled gun on black child sparks protests Activists are planning to protest at a police agency in northern Utah after learning an officer who pulled his gun on a 10-year-old child will contin...
01:32 2019-06-14

Trump to Meet May Amid Protests in London: Live Updates On the second day of the president’s three-day state visit to Britain, he is scheduled to meet with Prime Minister Theresa May, while protesters are ...
04:48 2019-06-04

Six Die, Protests Swell As Indonesia Plunges Into Post-Election Unrest Demonstrations over the outcome of last month's presidential election gripped the heart of Indonesia's capital on Wednesday after an overnight face-o...
07:48 2019-05-22

Sudan Pro-Democracy Groups Vow to Continue Protests After Deadly Crackdown A heavy military presence in the Sudanese capital appeared to deter demonstrations. Citing this week’s killings, the African Union suspended Sudan fr...
14:32 2019-06-06

Memphis protests over police shooting end with teargas and dozens injured Armed officers faced off in the Tennessee city with crowds angered by news that federal marshals had shot dead a local manFierce protests erupted in ...
14:48 2019-06-13

'Trump baby' balloon to fly outside British parliament as big protests expected A giant inflatable blimp depicting Donald Trump as a pouting baby in a diaper will fly outside the British parliament in London on Tuesday ahead of w...
23:32 2019-06-03

Faced with protests, Putin blinks -- but don't expect a Moscow Spring Russian President Vladimir Putin has been in power for nearly two decades, but he still has the capacity to surprise: This week, he unexpectedly show...
03:32 2019-06-15

Guam Catholic group protests recruitment of abortion doctors Group protests Guam governor’s plan to recruit abortion providers to the U.S. territory because no doctors on the island are currently willing to ter...
19:16 2019-06-15

Russian reporter’s lawyer protests alleged police violence MOSCOW (AP) — A lawyer for a Russian journalist detained on charges of drug dealing has filed a complaint that accuses police of using violence again...
12:48 2019-06-09

Dole fruit trucks burned in Honduras as protests spread Protesters burned and looted some 30 shipping containers marked with the logo of the Dole Food Company in Honduras on Sunday, a military official sai...
01:48 2019-06-03

Trump plan for new Mexican tariffs brings business protests WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is pushing past protests from U.S. businesses and Mexico to double down on his threat to slap a 5% tariff on...
06:48 2019-06-01

Protests at the Whitney Over a Board Member Whose Company Sells Tear Gas About 200 people squeezed into the lobby of the Whitney Museum of American Art in the ninth of a series of weekly gatherings that have become part of...
10:48 2019-05-21

Birthright Trips, a Rite of Passage for Many Jews, Are Now a Target of Protests For nearly 20 years, Birthright has bolstered Jewish identity with free trips to Israel. But now some young Jewish activists are protesting the trips...
14:32 2019-06-11

Trump's U.K. visit: What you need to know, from royal ceremony to protests in London While the queen has met 11 of 12 sitting U.S. presidents, only two have made state visits to Britain: George W. Bush in 2003 and Barack Obama in 2011...
07:16 2019-06-03

BP faces climate protests at investor meeting, Shell gets boost Activists disrupted BP's annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday shouting "this is a crime scene" in the latest climate protest against the oil and gas...
13:48 2019-05-21

Saudi teenager could face execution for joining protests as child Murtaja Qureiris, 18, is on trial for charges including ‘sowing sedition’, says AmnestyA young Saudi man, arrested when he was 13, could face executi...
18:32 2019-06-10

Venezuela in crisis as Guaido calls for May Day protests: Live updates More protests are planned in Venezuela on Wednesday following an attempt by opposition leader Juan Guaido to spark an uprising against embattled Pres...
08:37 2019-05-21

Sudan bans Al Jazeera amid protests over military rule Sudan's ruling military government closed media organization Al Jazeera's Khartoum bureau and banned its journalists from reporting from the country,...
12:48 2019-05-31

India To Pursue Zakir Naik's Extradition Request With Malaysia: Centre The External Affairs Ministry today said it would continue to pursue with Malaysia its request for extradition of controversial preacher Zakir Naik, ...
14:16 2019-06-12

Canada court to hear Huawei extradition case details June 6 Canadian authorities have set a June 6 court date to discuss technical issues concerning the extradition case against Huawei Technologies Co Ltd exec...
15:32 2019-06-04

U.S. submits formal extradition request for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange Assange faces an 18-count indictment that accuses him of soliciting and publishing classified information and of conspiring with former Army private ...
02:48 2019-06-12

Britain signs U.S. extradition order for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will receive an extradition hearing after Britain's chief immigration official signed an order Thursday that could u...
12:48 2019-06-13

New Zealand court orders government to reconsider first China extradition decision New Zealand's Court of Appeal on Tuesday ordered the government to reassess its decision to extradite a man to China to face murder charges due to hu...
22:48 2019-06-10

Trump touts trade deal with Britain in visit marked by protests U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday urged British Prime Minister Theresa May not to resign so they can get a trade deal done while crowds of prote...
15:32 2019-06-04

Canada says it has real concerns over China's human rights, Beijing protests Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau marked the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown on Tuesday by expressing "real concerns" about C...
20:32 2019-06-04

Amid London protests, Trump appears in denial over his standing abroad Critics said the president’s efforts to discredit news reports of mass demonstrations reflected his refusal to come to grips with his low popularity ...
19:32 2019-06-04

Police detain hundreds in Moscow during protests over Russian journalist – video Hundreds of people were detained in central Moscow on Wednesday as protesters rallied to demand that charges be brought against the police officers w...
14:48 2019-06-13

Trump, May hail U.S.-British relations amid large-scale protests U.S. President Donald Trump met with British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday -- amid mass protests in London -- on the second of his three-day ...
09:32 2019-06-04

Private border wall construction halts after New Mexico town protests A U.S. group building what it claims is the first private wall on the Mexican border wall on Wednesday said it had stopped construction after a New M...
02:16 2019-05-30

Timeline: From reform hopes to brutal crackdown - China's Tiananmen protests Next Tuesday, June 4, marks 30 years since China bloodily suppressed pro-democracy demonstrations in and around central Beijing's Tiananmen Square, w...
03:16 2019-05-27

10-Point Guide On Protests Over Centre's Hindi Plan In South States The Draft National Education Policy 2019 made by an expert panel led by Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan, former chief of the Indian Space Research Organis...
03:16 2019-06-03

Martellus Bennett: White quarterback would change conversation on NFL player protests Former NFL tight end Martellus Bennett believes the conversation on protests during the national anthem would be different if a white QB participated...
22:48 2019-05-30

Violent Protests Erupt in Kashmir After Indian Forces Kill Militant Thousands took to the streets of the Indian part of the disputed region after Indian forces said they had killed Zakir Rashid Bhat, who was on their ...
14:48 2019-05-24

| New India PM | Abortion protests hit US: WATCH the top World news videos for today Who is India's next PM? Counting starts soon | Abortion rights supporters protest in New Orleans; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH...
03:16 2019-05-23

Brazil oil workers join pension reform protests with strike action Oil workers at state-run Petroleo Brasileiro SA have begun a strike in eight Brazilian states as part of nationwide protests against a government pen...
07:32 2019-06-14

Trump's UK visit turns to Brexit and Huawei as protests planned in London Donald Trump will plunge into Britain's Brexit crisis on Tuesday and is likely to demand that Prime Minister Theresa May's successor ban China's Huaw...
23:32 2019-06-03

Venezuela's Guaido vows protests as Oslo talks produce no deal Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido vowed to press ahead with street protests after talks with government officials hosted by Norway ended on We...
22:48 2019-05-29

Abortion rights activists hold protests in all 50 states to ‘stop the bans’ Supporters of abortion rights flooded state capitols, town squares and courthouses around the country Tuesday to protest a wave of new laws restricti...
03:16 2019-05-22

Donald Trump turns to Brexit and Huawei as protests planned in London Donald Trump will plunge into Britain's Brexit crisis on Tuesday and is likely to demand that Prime Minister Theresa May's successor ban China's Huaw...
04:32 2019-06-04

'Trump Baby' Balloon Flies Outside British Parliament, Protests Expected A giant inflatable blimp depicting Donald Trump as a sneering baby in a diaper flew outside the British parliament in London on Tuesday ahead of what...
07:32 2019-06-04

Tiananmen Square protests: crackdown intensifies as 30th anniversary nears Authorities expand detention of activists and censorship ahead of 4 June Chinese authorities have detained dozens of people as part of a ramped-up an...
07:16 2019-05-31

Hundreds arrested in Moscow protests over how police handled journalist case A day after investigative journalist Ivan Golunov went free, protesters in Moscow sought greater punishment for the police officers who allegedly fra...
13:16 2019-06-12

Ally of Kazakhstan’s Longtime Ex-Leader Wins Presidency Amid Protests (MOSCOW) — Preliminary results show an ally of Kazakhstan’s former president has won the presidential election. The Central Election Comm...
05:00 2019-06-10

Protesters, police clash in second night of post-election protests in Indonesia Indonesian police fired water cannon and rubber bullets at protesters setting fires and trying to breach barbed wire barricades on Wednesday as demon...
12:48 2019-05-22

Prague's 'biggest protests since fall of Communism' demand Czech PM's exit Tens of thousands of Czechs took to the streets of Prague on Tuesday, taking part in what its organizers described as "the biggest protest since the ...
09:16 2019-06-05

Venezuelan opposition leader says street protests to continue: Fox Business Network Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said in a television interview on Wednesday that street protests will continue after talks with President Ni...
22:48 2019-05-29

Swedish Court Rules Against Detaining Julian Assange, Leaving Extradition in Limbo A Swedish court has ruled that Julian Assange should not be detained in absentia, the first step necessary under Swedish law before a formal bid of ...
13:00 2019-06-03

Canada rejects idea of halting extradition of top Huawei executive to United States Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland on Thursday dismissed a suggestion that Ottawa block the extradition of a top executive from China's Huaw...
16:00 2019-06-13

Julian Assange's Electronics Reportedly Shared With U.S. Prosecutors, Despite Pending Extradition Hearing WikiLeaks editor in chief Kristinn Hrafnsson has issued a warning that any information recovered by U.S. authorities from Julian Assange’s devices—se...
19:32 2019-05-21

WikiLeaks' Julian Assange too sick to appear by video link for U.S. extradition hearing WikiLeaks' founder was too sick to appear by video link for a court hearing related to his U.S. extradition case, his lawyer says.   ...
08:16 2019-05-30

UPDATE 1-Brazil oil workers join pension reform protests with strike action Oil workers at state-run Petroleo Brasileiro SA have begun a 24-hour strike in eight Brazilian states as part of nationwide protests against a govern...
08:48 2019-06-14

Germans urged to wear Jewish skullcap ahead of anti-Israel protests Germany's anti-Semitism commissioner has asked all citizens to wear the kippah in solidarity with the Jewish community, in the run-up to planned anti...
13:48 2019-05-28

Trump supporter pops massive balloon depicting POTUS as baby at UK protests A woman popped the massive balloon depicting President Trump as a baby in London on Tuesday, berating protesters for disrespecting the "best presiden...
19:16 2019-06-04

UPDATE 1-Canada says it has real concerns over China's human rights, Beijing protests Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau marked the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown on Tuesday by expressing "real concerns" about C...
21:16 2019-06-04

| WATCH: Protests as court weighs fate of Missouri's sole abortion clinic A US court has weighed the fate of the last abortion clinic in Missouri, which risks becoming the first state in 45 years without access to the proce...
03:32 2019-06-01

Minor clashes break out on 30th weekend of French 'yellow vests' protests Minor clashes broke out on Saturday during the 30th consecutive weekend of "yellow vests" anti-government protests in France, although the numbers of...
18:48 2019-06-08

While Thousands March, President Trump Dismisses London Protests as ‘Fake News’ Thousands of protestors gathered in central London’s Trafalgar Square on Tuesday to show their anger over U.S. President Trump’s visit to...
18:48 2019-06-04

Venezuela's Maduro claims to have defeated 'coup,' as rival Guaido urges more protests Venezuela's embattled President Nicolas Maduro has claimed his troops have defeated a "coup" attempt amid calls by opposition leader Juan Guaido for ...
08:37 2019-05-21

Joe Concha: Trump gets mostly glowing reviews from UK media, while US coverage focuses on Baby Blimp, protests While President Trump has received largely positive local coverage of his visit to the United Kingdom, the American media has stayed focused on the n...
10:16 2019-06-05

Protests, violence in Haiti prompts international call for ‘realistic and lasting solutions’ to crisis Opposition-led protests in Haiti calling for the president to step down, which sparked violence last week, have prompted a group of senior diplomats,...
08:37 2019-05-21

Sudan military admits security forces committed 'violations' after protests turned deadly Sudan’s longtime genocidal dictator may be gone, but violence and repression continue to wreak havoc across the country as the ruling military counci...
14:01 2019-06-14

UN expert criticizes States for ‘ganging up’ on Wikileaks’ Assange; warns against extradition, fearing ‘serious’ rights violations After visiting Julian Assange in a London prison, an independent UN human rights expert expressed urgent concern on Friday, for the Wikileaks co-foun...
14:16 2019-05-31

British Official Signs U.S. Extradition Order For Julian Assange Despite Hostility Between UK Home Secretary and Trump Regime Britain’s Home Secretary Sajid Javid told BBC Radio today that he has signed the extradition order for Julian Assange, paving the way for the WikiLea...
07:32 2019-06-13

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: mental health, conflict prevention, Ebola in Uganda, Sudan protests, child labour This Wednesday’s top stories are: one-in-five conflict-affected people suffer from a mental illness; the Security Council holds a special session on ...
16:16 2019-06-12

Indonesia security minister says authorities will block social media in certain areas as election protests rock capital JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia security minister says authorities will block social media in certain areas as election protests rock capital. Th...
04:32 2019-05-22

Hong Kong’s Autonomy Hong Kong is an island of free speech and civil liberties in an authoritarian sea. It is not, however, a democracy. Citizens have never had the power...
00:48 2019-06-10

Opinion: Hong Kong wants democracy More than one million people took to Hong Kong's streets on Sunday to protest the new extradition-to-China law. What they're calling for is totally l...
09:32 2019-06-12

The US must stand with the people of Hong Kong But for policies to be effective we must keep in mind how US actions affect the debate within China, where there is vigorous struggle over the countr...
14:48 2019-06-15

Trump dismisses British protests as 'fake news' as thousands march against him in London Thousands of demonstrators Tuesday showed their discontent with President Donald Trump's state visit to Britain.      ...
14:00 2019-06-04

Here's how an American photographer got the famous 'Tank man' image during China's Tiananmen protests, and why he says China should 'just come clean on what happened' Associated Press Jeff Widener arrived in Beijing in mid-1989 to help cover the growing student-led pro-democracy protests in the country. While ther...
17:32 2019-06-03

Donald Trump protests: Massive security operation begins with '250,000' protesters set to descend on London A massive security operation today came into force in central London as protesters said up to 250,000 demonstrators will take to the streets to "disr...
06:16 2019-06-03

Hong Kong's Next-Gen Protesters: 'We Can't Stay Out of the Way Anymore' The demonstrators who have jammed Hong Kong’s streets over the past week or more have been overwhelmingly young and impatient about shaping the futur...
19:32 2019-06-17

Hong Kong police use tear gas on protesters Hong Kong police used tear gas against protesters who oppose a contentious extradition bill. Wednesday's protests delayed a debate over the legi...
12:32 2019-06-12

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&...
23:32 2019-06-10

Trump says he is sure Hong Kong and China 'will be able to work it out' U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was sure China and Hong Kong would be able to "work things out" after mass protests in the city agai...
16:48 2019-06-12

Sea of protesters bring Hong Kong to a standstill Hong Kong is preparing for another day of protest as campaigners look to keep the pressure on the government, despite a move by the city's embattled ...
21:32 2019-06-16

Alibaba Considers Listing in Hong Kong Chinese e-commerce titan Alibaba is weighing a plan to list in Hong Kong, a move that would create a round-the-clock market for its shares and bring ...
07:16 2019-05-28

Firebombs set off near 2 Hong Kong police stations HONG KONG (AP) — Authorities in Hong Kong are investigating apparent firebomb attacks outside the police headquarters and a police station. Police sa...
07:48 2019-06-07

Opinion: Hong Kong unrest has no end in sight The Hong Kong government has put a controversial extradition law on ice. But the government's suspension will not solve the unrest, it only means a t...
19:32 2019-06-15

Beijing Meddles With Hong Kong at Its Own Peril The possibility that residents or visitors could be exposed to the mainland’s opaque judicial system is likely to haunt investors and businesspeople ...
10:32 2019-06-11

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...
09:48 2019-06-10

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo 'smears' China on 30th anniversary of Tiananmen Square protests China stepped up security Tuesday around Tiananmen Square in central Beijing, as its embassy in Washington criticized a senior U.S. official.  ...
06:16 2019-06-04

| Beijing says will 'firmly support' Hong Kong leader Lam Beijing has reiterated its backing of Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam after a massive demonstration demanding she resigns over a controversia...
08:48 2019-06-17

| China tells US to stop trying to 'mess up' Hong Kong Beijing on Friday denounced what it called "violent interference" by US lawmakers critical of what they see as a worsening human rights environment i...
16:00 2019-06-14

Carrie Lam, Hong Kong’s Leader, Retreats, but Her Critics Want More The extradition bill has been suspended, but calls for new protests foreshadow more upheaval in Hong Kong and signal that Mrs. Lam’s troubles are not...
14:32 2019-06-15

Protesters in Black Crowd Hong Kong Streets Again The day after Hong Kong’s leader indefinitely suspended a bill that would have allowed extraditions to mainland China, hundreds of thousands of prote...
08:32 2019-06-16

Protesters block seat of Hong Kong government Thousands of protesters have descended on the government headquarters and blocked at least two major roads in central Hong Kong. Students, teachers, ...
23:32 2019-06-11

Timeline: A growing unease in Hong Kong about the future A series of steps by the Chinese and Hong Kong governments in recent years have prompted a growing uneasiness among Hong Kong residents about their f...
11:32 2019-06-11

Hong Kong leader says sorry as protesters insist she quits Hong Kong's leader Carrie Lam apologized to its people on Sunday as an estimated 1 million-plus black-clad protesters insisted that she resign over h...
15:16 2019-06-16

Hong Kong Upheaval Puts Beijing in a Bind Massive protests over an extradition bill present a serious challenge to Chinese President Xi Jinping, already facing an economic slowdown and escala...
03:16 2019-06-17

Hong Kong Police Fire Tear Gas at Protesters Police fired tear gas and used rubber bullets on protesters in Hong Kong, in an attempt to drive away thousands of demonstrators who had blocked road...
07:16 2019-06-12

The Latest: Hong Kongers, in black, jam streets in protest HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong against an extradition bill (all times local): 3 p.m. Thousands of Hong Kong residents, mostly i...
03:16 2019-06-16

Massive Crowds Take to Streets in 'Last Fight' for Hong Kong Huge crowds of demonstrators took to the streets Sunday to protest a proposed law that would allow Beijing to take people from Hong Kong to stand tri...
10:48 2019-06-09

Opinion: China pulling the strings in Hong Kong The message of the mass protests in Hong Kong is clear: China's interference is not welcome. But city leaders aren't listening. The basic principle o...
13:48 2019-06-16

How China Can Recover Even If Hong Kong’s Carrie Lam Quits A historic series of protests has left Hong Kong’s Beijing-backed leader, Carrie Lam, fighting for her political life. Hundreds of thousands of peopl...
01:32 2019-06-18

Hong Kong looks to raise up to $1 billion in green bonds Hong Kong is looking to raise between $500 million and $1 billion in five-year green bonds as the former British colony looks to establish itself as ...
08:48 2019-05-21

Hong Kong opposition movement largely without leaders HONG KONG (AP) — The largely youth-driven movement challenging Hong Kong’s government over an unpopular extradition bill is a coalition operati...
00:32 2019-06-18

Alibaba files for Hong Kong listing - Bloomberg Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has filed confidentially for a Hong Kong initial public offering, Bloomberg reported https://bloom.bg/2ICeJNR on Thursday, ...
05:00 2019-06-13