Politics

Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong promises new protests - 05/23/2020

Rome ) - Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong says there will be new street protests against national security laws seen as a fresh crackdown by China on its autonomous province. "The law...

Several killed in Afghanistan as militants attack checkpoints - 05/16/2020

Kabul - At least eight government forces were killed and nine others wounded in overnight Taliban attacks at security checkpoints in Afghanistan’s south-eastern province of Paktia, officials said on...

Trump pushes for schools to reopen, rebukes Fauci's words of caution - 05/14/2020

Washington - US President Donald Trump pushed for schools to reopen and sharply disagreed with the nation's top infectious disease expert, who warned this week against sending students back to class...

Chinese ships pursue Japanese fishing boat near disputed islands - 05/09/2020

Tokyo - Chinese ships pursued a Japanese fishing boat close to a disputed group of islands in the East China Sea, according to Japan's coastguard on Saturday. A patrol ship was sent to protect the...

Germany bans Hezbollah in move hailed by Israel and the US - 04/30/2020

Berlin (dpa) - The Islamist Hezbollah movement has been banned from operating in Germany following a decision by the interior minister, in a move welcomed by Israel and the United States as an...

EU and G5 Sahel meet to strengthen commitment to fight terrorism - 04/28/2020

Cape Town/Brussels (dpa) – The European Union and the G5 Sahel nations were set to meet Tuesday with the United Nations and African Union Commission to strengthen their commitment to fighting...

'Dehumanizing' images slammed as El Salvador gets tough on prisoners - 04/28/2020

Mexico City - By Nick Kaiser, - Photos of tightly packed prisoners in El Salvador have horrified human rights defenders, with Amnesty International's chief media officer for the region calling the...

Yemeni government slams separatists' self-rule declaration - 04/26/2020

Sana'a - By Amal Al-Yarisi, – Yemen's Saudi-backed government on Sunday warned of "catastrophic consequences" after southern separatists said they were establishing self-rule in regions under their...

Second lockdown legal case against New Zealand's Prime Minister fails - 04/24/2020

Wellington (dpa) - A New Zealand judge has dismissed a second man’s claims that the country’s coronavirus lockdown is keeping him unlawfully detained. In a judgement released on Friday, Justice Mary...

Pelosi, McConnell name oversight board members - 04/18/2020

Washington (tca/dpa) - Republican and Democratic leaders on Friday filled out most of the five-member panel to oversee coronavirus-related federal spending, leaving only the chairperson role that has...
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