Tens of thousands of protesters force delay in Hong Kong extradition bill debate

Tens of thousands of demonstrators in Hong Kong surrounded the city’s legislature on Wednesday, forcing it to postpone a second round of debate on an extradition bill that would allow people to... Read more »

Nineteen killed in attack in northern Burkina Faso: government

Unidentified assailants killed 19 people and wounded 13 others in an attack on and around the town of Arbinda in northern Burkina Faso on Sunday, the government said in a statement. Burkina... Read more »

Six, including priest convicted for rape/murder of a minor in Jammu & Kashmir

An Indian court, on Monday, has convicted six Hindu men of involvement in the rape and murder case of an eight year-old Muslim child that took place in India’s Jammu and Kashmir... Read more »
Protesters march during a rally against a controversial extradition law proposal in Hong Kong on June 9, 2019. // AFP PHOTO

A million Hong Kong people protest China extradition law, Hong Kong ‘vows to proceed’

The streets of Hong Kong erupted on Sunday and continued well towards Monday after pro-Beijing leaders agreed to pass a controversial extradition law. Hong Kong’s parliament is pushing for a bill that... Read more »
L: Turkish President ERdogan attending Ozil's wedding, Image: Reuters, R: Ozil and wife announcing their grand gesture. Image: Facebook.

Ozil – Gulse wedding: President Erdogan as best man, surgery for 1,000 children as wedding gift

Ozil-Gulse wedding:  German footballer and Arsenal star, Mesut Ozil tied knots with his fiance, Amine Gulse, former Miss Turkey in a luxury hotel on the banks of the Bosphorus, Turkey. Amid the celebrations,... Read more »

Who killed Noa Pothaven?

A 17 year old Dutch teenager passed away this week. Her last post on Instagram read: “I will get straight to the point: within a maximum of 10 days I will die.... Read more »

Mexico meets migrants at southern border with armed forces

Mexican soldiers, armed police and migration officials blocked hundreds of migrants after they crossed the border from Guatemala in a caravan into southern Mexico on Wednesday, and detained dozens of them, a... Read more »

‘Trump baby’ balloon to fly outside British parliament as big protests expected

A giant inflatable blimp depicting Donald Trump as a pouting baby in a diaper will fly outside the British parliament in London on Tuesday ahead of what is expected to be one... Read more »
The figure in this image, known only as "tank man," became a symbol of resistance. REUTERS/Arthur Tsang/Files

Every Nepali should know about the 1989 Tiananmen Square incident

30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square incident evokes different memories in me. To a large extent, the learning of the incident, and the resulting learning of the oppression of the Chinese regime... Read more »

Sudanese forces storm protest camp, nine people dead: medics

Security forces stormed a protest camp in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Monday morning and at least nine people were reported to have been killed in the worst violence since the overthrow... Read more »