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Hong Kong democracy protesters aim for massive turnout at rare sanctioned march

Saturday  23:45,   07 december 2019

Hong Kong protesters are hoping to get out huge crowds later Sunday as they try to keep pressure on the city's pro-Beijing leadership six months into their movement pushing for greater freedoms and police accountability. The semi-autonomous... >>>

Woman in Netherlands says she leaked secret Chinese documents on Uighur 're-education' camps

Saturday  23:15,   07 december 2019

The documents were the foundation of stories last month by NBC News and journalists around the world on the inner workings of the Uighur camps in China.The documents were the foundation of stories last month by NBC News and more than 75 journalists... >>>

Pope meets with embattled Malta PM despite plea to cancel

Saturday  23:00,   07 december 2019

Pope Francis held a private audience with outgoing Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat on Saturday, despite a plea to cancel the meeting over a scandal-hit investigation into the murder of a journalist. Twenty-two Maltese academics sent the pope a... >>>

To reach this Canadian island, mail crosses through Maine. Now U.S. agents are opening it.

Saturday  21:15,   07 december 2019

Campobello Islanders worry CBP agents could find reasons to ban them at the border.But when it arrived at Dale Calder’s home, he found it had been opened by agents of a foreign... >>>

Violence Drives a Swell in Mexican Migration

Saturday  19:50,   07 december 2019

CIUDAD JUÁREZ, Mexico — A crackdown on illegal immigration has sharply curbed the number of Central Americans and others trying to enter the United States. But Mexicans, who have not been bound by some of the same restrictions, have been showing up... >>>

Squad members oppose Israeli-Palestinian 'two-state solution' resolution, aligning with GOP

Saturday  19:49,   07 december 2019

The U.S. House approved a Democrat-backed resolution Friday calling for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict -- but did so without support from the four far-left freshmen congresswomen known as "the... >>>

North Korea's U.N. envoy says denuclearization off negotiating table with United States

Saturday  19:30,   07 december 2019

North Korea's U.N. envoy says denuclearization off negotiating table with United StatesAmbassador Kim Song's comment appeared to go further than North Korea's earlier warning that discussions related to its nuclear weapons program, the central... >>>

Splintered Isle: A Journey Through Brexit Britain

Saturday  19:20,   07 december 2019

SHIREBROOK, England — There used to be a mine at the edge of this small town near the center of England. Now there is only a warehouse. The mine provided coal that powered the country. The warehouse stores tracksuits. The mine meant a job for life.... >>>

Mexico's Journalists Fear Hostile Turn Under President

Saturday  17:25,   07 december 2019

Journalists say President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s harsh criticism of the news media is leading to an increase in harassment and hostility from his supporters.He isn’t a special-operations officer, nor a drug-cartel... >>>

Air strikes kill 12 civilians in northwest Syria: monitor

Saturday  16:15,   07 december 2019

Syrian regime and Russian air strikes on Saturday killed 12 civilians, half of them children, in the country's last major opposition bastion, a Britain-based monitor said. The air raids in the jihadist-run northwest region of Idlib also wounded... >>>

American student freed in prisoner swap after three years in Iran jail

Saturday  13:45,   07 december 2019

Wang was released Saturday in exchange for Iranian Massoud Soleimani, who was held by the U.S. for violating sanctions.Xiyue Wang, 38, was released in Switzerland in exchange for Iranian citizen Masoud Soleimani, who was being held in an Atlanta... >>>

Iraqi officials raise Friday's toll to 25 protesters killed

Saturday  13:25,   07 december 2019

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials raised on Saturday the death toll to 25 protesters killed and over 130 wounded, after a bloody night of attacks by unknown gunmen that targeted anti-government demonstrators in the capital city. The health and security >>>

Good Samaritans helped thousands at sea. Now they're on trial

Saturday  13:05,   07 december 2019

When Sean Binder arrived on the Greek island of Lesbos in October 2017, the migrant crisis facing Europe had changed from a temporary emergency to a long-term political reality. While the number of crossings had dropped dramatically since 2015,... >>>

Indian woman who alleged gang-rape dies after burn attack

Saturday  10:45,   07 december 2019

An alleged rape victim in northern India set on fire on her way to a court hearing in the case she filed died in a hospital in New Delhi, officials said Saturday. © Provided by Associated Press Indian policemen watch the forensic experts investigate >>>

Trump, S.Korea's Moon discuss trying to maintain talks with N.Korea

Saturday  09:55,   07 december 2019

U.S. President Donald Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in held a half-hour phone discussion on ways to maintain diplomacy with North Korea, Seoul said on Saturday, as Pyongyang warns of waning patience with stalled nuclear talks.... >>>