Police officers during a protest.

Inside the Hong Kong protesters' anarchic campaign against China

The protests, which started as a peaceful rebuke of the Hong Kong government back in April, have evolved into a direct challenge to Communist Party rule 

Woman conducting tests in a chemical laboratory.

Norway detects radioactive iodine by Russian border days after blast

Norway's radiation and nuclear safety authority said it had detected the radioactive iodine at its air filter station in Svanhovd

Policemen on duty as protesters attend an anti-government rally in Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong, China

As Hong Kong braces for protests, Chinese paramilitary holds drills across border

The airport was returning to normal but under tight security after thousands of protesters had jammed its halls on Monday and Tuesday nights

#MeToo media coverage sympathetic but not necessarily empowering for women

"The goal of the movement is to empower women, but according to our computational analysis that's not what's happening in news stories," said one of the analysts

Hong Kong airport suspends flights due to protests.

Hong Kong protesters offer apologies, China doubles down after airport clash

Ten weeks of increasingly violent confrontation between police and protesters have plunged the city into one of its worst crisis

Police officer during a procedure.

FBI seeking to question alleged Al Qaeda operative in Brazil

Brazil's ministries of justice and foreign affairs said the Egyptian had entered Brazil in 2018 and was a legal resident in the country

United States of America passport

New rule would disqualify half of immigrants who apply for a visa in the US

Human rights groups have criticized the plan as an effort to reduce legal immigration without going through Congress to change the law

Woman wearing purple shirt holding smartphone white sitting on chair

Women gain more political and economic power, but gender gap persists

The decline in egalitarian attitude was starkest among highly educated, high-salaried white people in professional jobs, researchers said

Toddlers and pensioners join Hong Kong weekend protests

Campaigners of all ages, from toddlers to pensioners, took to the streets of Hong Kong in a flurry of anti-government protests across the city on Saturday

Geoffrey Berman speaks during a press conference about the arrest of Jeffrey Epstein in New York

Millionaire Jeffrey Epstein found dead in his cell

The 66-year-old man, implicated in a case of sexual exploitation of minors, was found dead in his cell

The president of Germany, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, receives his Portuguese counterpart, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa

German President warns of the internal and external challenges of the EU

"There is nothing to indicate that things will be quieter in the future," said President Frank-Walter Steinmeier

People dancing inside building

From Asia to Africa: Women trafficked to Kenya's Bollywood-style dance bars

A rising number of women and girls are leaving South Asian nations to work in Bollywood-style dance bars in Kenya's adult entertainment industry

Two women stand and pray at a make-shift memorial for victims of the mass shooting at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas

Texas suspect charged with murder in shooting labeled domestic terrorism

El Paso Police Chief Greg Allen said the suspect, Patrick Crusius, was cooperating with investigators

Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) and US President Donald J. Trump (R) meet on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Osaka

Putin to Trump: we will develop new nuclear missiles if the US does

Putin ordered to closely monitor any steps taken by the United States to develop, produce or deploy prohibited missiles in the now defunct treaty

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