Hong Kong in limbo 25 years after British handover to China

Hong Kong in limbo 25 years after British handover to China

HONG KONG (AP)-When the British handed Hong Kong to Beijing in 1997, it was promised 50 years of self-government and freedoms of assembly, speech and press that are not allowed on the Communist-ruled Chinese mainland. As the city of 7.4 million people marks 25 years under Beijing’s rule on Friday, those promises are wearing thin. … Read more

Paris attacks: Lone surviving attacker gets life, no parole

Paris attacks: Lone surviving attacker gets life, no parole

PARIS (AP) – The only surviving attacker from the 2015 terrorist massacre at the Bataclan theater and other sites in Paris has been convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison without possibility of parole. That is the most severe sentence possible in France, and very rare. Salah Abdeslam was the chief suspect in … Read more

China throws media shield around Xi Jinping’s Hong Kong visit

China throws media shield around Xi Jinping’s Hong Kong visit

Hong Kong CNN Business – Journalists from leading international media organizations, including Reuters and CNN, have been barred from covering official ceremonies during Chinese leader Xi Jinping’s visit to Hong Kong later this week. Xi will be in Hong Kong to mark the 25th anniversary of the city’s handover from Britain to China, and it … Read more

NATO deal between Turkey, Sweden and Finland brings wins for Erdogan

NATO deal between Turkey, Sweden and Finland brings wins for Erdogan

Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan holds a news conference during the NATO summit at the Alliance’s headquarters in Brussels, Belgium June 14, 2021. Facebook Facebook logo Sign up for Facebook to connect with Yves Herman Reuters NATO officials on Tuesday celebrated Turkey’s lifting of its veto against Sweden and Finland joining the transatlantic alliance, a move … Read more

EXCLUSIVE EU nears compromise deal to defuse standoff with Russia over Kaliningrad

EXCLUSIVE EU nears compromise deal to defuse standoff with Russia over Kaliningrad

Kaliningrad depends on rail and road through Lithuania Clampdown on sanctioned freight angers Moscow EU seeks compromise with Lithuania to resume normal trade VILNIUS/BRUSSELS, June 29 (Reuters) – Trade through Lithuania to the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad could return to normal within days, two sources familiar with the matter said, as European officials edge towards … Read more

3 Americans found dead at a Sandals in the Bahamas died due to carbon monoxide poisoning

3 Americans found dead at a Sandals in the Bahamas died due to carbon monoxide poisoning

we have completed the identification Of the three deceased. They are identified as follows. Mr Michael phillips and 68 mill american national and resident of Tennessee. Next deceased is Robbie phillips age 65 female american resident of Tennessee, United States. All of these occupants were the occupants of one villa on the promises of sandals … Read more

Boris Johnson says Putin’s ‘toxic masculinity’ to blame for Ukraine war

Boris Johnson says Putin’s ‘toxic masculinity’ to blame for Ukraine war

Placeholder while article actions load LONDON – What’s to blame for Russia’s invasion of Ukraine? In part, Russian President Vladimir Putin’s “toxic masculinity” – according to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, in remarks that triggered a dose of sarcasm from the Kremlin and apparent approval from other world leaders. “If Putin was a woman, which … Read more