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Hong Kong police battle protesters in university siege

November 18, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — As night fell in Hong Kong, police tightened a siege Monday at a university campus as hundreds of anti-government protesters trapped inside sought to escape. more »»

Catalan chief on trial over display of secessionist symbols

November 18, 2019

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The regional president of Catalonia was on trial Monday for allegedly disobeying Spain’s electoral board by not removing secessionist symbols from public buildings in the... more »»

North Korea says it won’t give Trump a summit for free

November 18, 2019

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Monday responded to a tweet by U.. more »»

Gotabaya Rajapaksa sworn in as Sri Lanka’s new president

November 18, 2019

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Former defense secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa was sworn in as Sri Lanka’s president on Monday and appealed to minority Tamils and Muslims who voted against him to give... more »»

The Latest: Hong Kong police urge students to surrender

November 18, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on Hong Kong protests (all times local):

5 p.m. more »»

Hong Kong police battle protesters trying to escape arrest

November 18, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police using tear gas and batons fought off protesters Monday as they tried to break through a police cordon that is trapping hundreds of them on a university campus. more »»

Burkina Faso: 32 Islamic extremists killed, sex slaves freed

November 18, 2019

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Burkina Faso’s army says 32 Islamic extremists were killed over the weekend in the country’s north and several women used as sex slaves were free. more »»

Kim Jong Un supervises another N. Korean military drill

November 18, 2019

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un supervised a parachuting drill of military sharpshooters and vowed to build an “invincible army,” displaying more defiance even as the... more »»

Iran’s top leader warns ‘thugs’ as protests reach 100 cities

November 18, 2019

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran’s supreme leader on Sunday cautiously backed the government’s decision to raise gasoline prices by 50% after days of widespread protests, calling those who... more »»

3rd record tide enters Venice as Italy hit with snow, rain

November 18, 2019

VENICE, Italy (AP) — Venice was hit Sunday by a record third exceptional tide in the same week while other parts of Italy struggled with a series of weather woes, from rain-swollen rivers to high... more »»

Hong Kong police storm university held by protesters

November 18, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — Police breached a Hong Kong university campus held by protesters early Monday after an all-night siege that included firing repeated barrages of tear gas and water cannons. more »»

The Latest: University asks HK protesters to leave campus

November 18, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on the protests in Hong Kong (all times local):

8 a.. more »»

Terry O’Neill, whose images captured ‘60s London, dies at 81

November 17, 2019

LONDON (AP) — British photographer Terry O’Neill, whose images captured London’s Swinging ‘60s and who created iconic portraits of Elton John, Brigitte Bardot and Winston Churchill, has died at... more »»

Hong Kong police storm university held by protesters

November 17, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — Police stormed into a Hong Kong university campus held by protesters early Monday after an all-night siege that included firing repeated barrages of tear gas and water cannons. more »»

The Latest: Hong Kong police enter campus held by protesters

November 17, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on the protests in Hong Kong (all times local):

6 a.m.

Hong Kong police have stormed into a university campus held by protesters after an all-night standoff. more »»

Greece marks 1973 student uprising anniversary; 28 arrested

November 17, 2019

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Heavy police presence in Athens appeared to have prevented serious clashes Sunday with anarchists and other extreme leftists on the 46th anniversary of a student uprising... more »»

TS Raymond fizzles, heavy rain forecast for Mexico’s Baja

November 17, 2019

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Tropical Storm Raymond has fizzled into a remnant low-pressure system over the Pacific off western Mexico and is forecast to likely avoid a direct hit on the resorts of Los... more »»

Iran’s top leader warns ‘thugs’ as protests reach 100 cities

November 17, 2019

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran’s supreme leader on Sunday cautiously backed the government’s decision to raise gasoline prices by 50% after days of widespread protests, calling those who... more »»

France’s yellow vests stage new protests for anniversary

November 17, 2019

PARIS (AP) — Yellow vest activists staged peaceful demonstrations across France on Sunday, a day after scuffles between Paris police and protesters marred the anniversary of their movement for... more »»

Hong Kong police launch operation to flush out protesters

November 17, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — Police launched a late-night operation Sunday to try to flush about 200 protesters out of a university campus on a day of clashes in which an officer was hit in the leg with an... more »»

 
 

 

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