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Commissioner’s office of Chinese foreign ministry in HK condemns U.S. politicians colluding with violent extremist offenders

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Commissioner’s office of Chinese foreign ministry in HK condemns U.S. politicians colluding with violent extremist offenders

Passengers are seen at Hong Kong International Airport in Hong Kong, south China, Aug. 14, 2019. Airport Authority Hong Kong said earlier Wednesday that it has obtained an interim injunction to restrain persons from unlawfully and willfully obstructing or interfering with the proper use of the airport. (Xinhua/Wang Shen) HONG KONG, Aug. 15 (Xinhua) — […]

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Syria in Past 24 Hours: Army Purges Terrorists from 1000 sq/km of Territories in Hama, Idlib

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Syria in Past 24 Hours: Army Purges Terrorists from 1000 sq/km of Territories in Hama, Idlib

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Syrian Army continued its mop-up operations to purge the demilitarized zone in Northern Syria of terrorists, and regained full control of over 30 regions there. Idlib, Hama The Syrian Documents Center news website reported that the Syrian Army has liberated 34 towns and villages covering an area of 1000 square kilometers in […]

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Some blood groups more vulnerable to cancer, study says

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Some blood groups more vulnerable to cancer, study says

File Photo There is a relation between a person’s blood group and the possibility of developing cancer, a recent study by Swedish scholars has revealed. Scientists from the Karolinska Institute of Sweden have evaluated and analyzed the data of more than one million people over a period of 35 years, a report said. The findings […]

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Trump resists aides’ pressure to back Hong Kong protesters The president is singularly focused on cutting a trade deal with Xi Jinping, officials say.

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Trump resists aides’ pressure to back Hong Kong protesters The president is singularly focused on cutting a trade deal with Xi Jinping, officials say.

President Donald Trump has ignored advice from national security adviser John Bolton and others on China. | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Donald Trump’s top aides are urging him to back Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protesters, but the president isn’t interested, multiple people familiar with the administration’s internal debates say. In recent days, national security adviser John Bolton, […]

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US markets plummet in their worst day of 2019 The Dow tumbles 800 points as investors worry about the global economy, the US-China trade war and Brexit.

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US markets plummet in their worst day of 2019 The Dow tumbles 800 points as investors worry about the global economy, the US-China trade war and Brexit.

All three major US indexes closed down about three percent on Wednesday as recession fears gripped the market [Eduardo Munoz/Reuters] Wall Street sold off sharply on Wednesday as recession fears gripped the market after the United States Treasury yield curve temporarily inverted for the first time in 12 years. All three major US indexes closed down […]

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Plane crash landing in Moscow region leaves 23 injured The plane struck a flock of birds shortly after takeoff

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Plane crash landing in Moscow region leaves 23 injured The plane struck a flock of birds shortly after takeoff

© Olga Shavrova/TASS MOSCOW, August 15. /TASS/. A total of 23 people were taken to the hospital following the crash landing of an Ural Airlines flight en route from Moscow to Crimea’s Simferopol in the Moscow region, the Russian Health Ministry said in a statement. Outpatient assistance has been provided to 22 people who suffered […]

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Aftermath of arms depot explosions in Russia: One killed, 33 injured

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Aftermath of arms depot explosions in Russia: One killed, 33 injured

As a result of two series of explosions of ammo on the territory of the military unit near the city of Achinsk, the Krasnoyarsk region (Siberia), 33 people were injured, one was killed. Explosions that ripped through the arms depot on August 5 killed one person on the scene and injured 15 others. Explosions continued […]

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1400th weekly ‘comfort women’ rally draws thousands in Seoul By Lee Suh-yoon, Hong Seo-hyun

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1400th weekly ‘comfort women’ rally draws thousands in Seoul By Lee Suh-yoon, Hong Seo-hyun

Gil Won-ok, one of the survivors of Japanese military’s sexual slavery, thanks protestors for participating in the 1400th weekly protest in front of the former Japanese embassy in Seoul, Wednesday, asking them to “fight to the end.” Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chul The 1,400th weekly protest against Japan’s wartime sex slavery drew thousands of […]

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Jailed Saudi activist ‘told to deny torture in release deal’ Family says Loujain al-Hathloul has rejected proposal to deny she was tortured in custody in exchange for release.

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Jailed Saudi activist ‘told to deny torture in release deal’ Family says Loujain al-Hathloul has rejected proposal to deny she was tortured in custody in exchange for release.

Loujain al-Hathloul is among several detainees who have accused interrogators of torture and sexual harassment [File: Marieke Wijntjes/Reuters] Prominent Saudi women’s rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul has rejected a proposal to secure her release from prison in exchange for a video statement denying she was tortured in custody, her family has said. “The Saudi state security has visited my […]

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Sydney incident: man arrested over knife attack had history of mental illness– as it happened

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Sydney incident: man arrested over knife attack had history of mental illness– as it happened

A woman’s body has been found and a second woman taken to hospital with a stab wound after passersby restrain a man wielding a large knife. This blog has now closed Sydney stabbing: one woman killed and one injured in ‘terrifying carnage’ What we know so far about the CBD knife attack  Sydney stabbing: knife-wielding […]

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