Five Hong Kong democracy protesters who reportedly fled to Taiwan have arrived in the United States intending to seek asylum, an activist group said on Saturday.
A Chinese court on Wednesday jailed 10 Hong Kong democracy activists for up to three years over a bid to flee the city by speedboat to Taiwan, as a crackdown on dissent in the territory intensifies.
Indian movie superstar Rajinikanth on Tuesday cancelled his plans to enter politics, saying a health scare had been ‘a warning from god’.
The European Union and Britain will return to the negotiating table on Monday after agreeing to abandon a supposed make-or-break deadline for a post-Brexit trade pact.
Food shortages, tailbacks and congested ports: as talks with Brussels remain unresolved three weeks before leaving the EU single market, the UK is preparing for a chaotic ‘no-deal’.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and EU chief Ursula von der Leyen will hold talks Saturday to try to break the deadlock in post-Brexit trade deal negotiations, with time running short.
Indian film superstar Rajinikanth on Thursday became the latest in a long line of big-name actors to enter politics, vowing to bring in ‘corruption-free’ government to his home state.
Former French president Valery Giscard d'Estaing, a leading advocate of European integration who led his country into a new modern era, has died of Covid-19, his family said. He was 94.
Three prominent Hong Kong activists are facing jail on Wednesday after pleading guilty to inciting an ‘illegal assembly’ outside the city's main police station during last year's huge pro-democracy protests.
President-elect Joe Biden presented his economic team on Tuesday and pledged they would lead the charge on a plan to provide more relief for the faltering US economy, which his nominee for Treasury secretary called an ‘American tragedy.’
Seven people died in violent protests that erupted in Kampala on Wednesday after Ugandan presidential candidate Bobi Wine was arrested, police said.
Donald Trump on Tuesday fired the government's top election security official, who had rejected the president's unsubstantiated claims of ‘massive’ fraud in the vote he lost to Joe Biden.