Arrest to decision: A timeline of Hong Kong’s very first security...

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Tong Ying-kit was arrested on July 1, 2020 after riding his bike – a ‘Liberate Hong Kong’ flag billowing from behind – into a group of police.Three Hong Kong judges are expected to deliver their verdict on Tuesday in the trial of Tong Ying-kit – the first person charged under the national security law that…

Is India at war with journalism?

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Move against leading Hindi-language daily Dainik Bhaskar and Bharat Samachar television channel draws criticism.

Trump ally Thomas Barrack pleads innocent in UAE lobbying case

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Federal authorities say Barrack, a longtime friend of Donald Trump, secretly lobbied in the US on behalf of the UAE.The chairman of former President Donald Trump’s 2017 inaugural committee pleaded not guilty Monday and said he was “100 percent innocent” of charges that he secretly lobbied the US on behalf of the United Arab Emirates.…

Wipeout: China stocks in United States suffer greatest 2-day loss because...

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Beijing’s crackdown on its tech and education sectors has erased $769bn in value from US-listed Chinese stocks over the course of just five months.Beijing’s sweeping crackdowns of its technology and education sectors has unleashed shockwaves across global markets, erasing $769 billion in value from U.S.-listed Chinese stocks over the course of just five months. The…

Satellite images show N Korea expanding Yongbyon nuclear facility

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Photos suggest expanded enrichment plant could increase the production of weapons-grade plutonium by as much as 25 percent.Recent satellite images show North Korea is expanding a uranium enrichment plant at its main Yongbyon nuclear complex, a sign that it is intent on boosting the production of bomb materials, experts say. A report from the Middlebury…

Last two escaped Palestinian prisoners recaptured: Israeli police

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Police say the two men, who escaped on September 6, were found in an eastern district of Jenin city.Israel says it captured the last two Palestinian prisoners who escaped from a maximum-security prison more than 10 days ago. The jailbreak embarrassed Israel’s security establishment but delighted Palestinians who see members of armed groups jailed by…