Hong Kong man accused of 'terrorism' under new Chinese law

Tong Ying-kit first person to face charges of inciting secession and ‘terrorism’ under national security law. A man carrying a “Liberate Hong Kong” sign as he drove a motorcycle into police at a protest against the territory’s Chinese rulers has

Selma 'Bloody Sunday' bridge renaming efforts cause divides

Residents of Selma have criticised moves to rename the bridge where voting rights marchers were beaten in 1965. Thousands gathered in Selma, Alabama, a United States river city in 1940 to dedicate a new bridge in honour of white supremacist

Pakistani foreign minister tests positive for COVID-19

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said on Friday he had tested positive for COVID-19, days after holding high profile meetings including one with U.S. special representative on Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad in Islamabad. “This afternoon I felt

Khashoggi murder trial begins in Turkey

Twenty Saudi nationals have gone on trial in absentia in Turkey over the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. He was killed inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul in October 2018. Those being tried include two former top aides to

High-flying facemasks arrive at Mexican hospitals by drone

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – To eliminate the risk of contagious human beings, a Mexican company has launched a drone delivery service to get clean medical supplies to hospitals during the coronavirus pandemic. Mexico-City based firm Sincronia Logistica has begun deploying