In our news wrap Tuesday, violence broke out in Baghdad as security forces fired on crowds protesting corruption and a lack of jobs. Officials said one person was killed and some 200 hurt. Also, a mass march in Hong Kong…
Tensions between police and protesters in Hong Kong escalated overnight, as officers opened fire. A young activist was shot, but survived. The unrest came just as mainland China marked the 70th anniversary of the Communist state. Nick Schifrin, who has…
By Eileen Ng, Associated Press
Protesters and police clashed in Hong Kong for a second straight day on Sunday.
By Raf Wober, Associated Press
HONG KONG — Protesters in Hong Kong threw gasoline bombs and police fired tear gas Saturday in renewed clashes over anti-government grievances. Reporters saw at least one person arrested after violence erupted following an afternoon march by several thousand people…
By Eileen Ng, Phoebe Lai, Associated Press
Police fired chemical-laced blue water and tear gas at protesters who lobbed Molotov cocktails outside the Hong Kong government office complex Sunday, as violence flared anew after thousands of pro-democracy supporters marched through downtown in defiance of a police ban.
In our news wrap Monday, North Korea says it is willing to restart nuclear talks with the U.S. Previous discussions stalled after President Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un held a failed summit in Hanoi in February, but Trump…
By Eileen Ng, Katie Tam, Associated Press
Hong Kong police thwarted another disruption at the airport by pro-democracy activists but had to battle protesters at subway stations on Saturday, as the months-long unrest showed no signs of abating even after the government offered a concession days earlier.
In our Friday news wrap, U.S. businesses slowed their hiring in August amid global economic weakness and the tariff war with China. The Labor Department announced employers added a net of 130,000 jobs -- fewer than expected. Also, in Afghanistan,…
By Katie Tam, Vincent Yu, Associated Press
Anti-government protesters blocked roads near Hong Kong’s airport with burning barricades and damaged a train station Sunday after a night of violent clashes with police.
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