Protesters are persisting in their demands for the bill to be formally withdrawn and an investigation opened into heavy-handed tactics used by police against demonstrators.
By Samy Magdy, Associated Press
The main breakthrough appears to have happened at a secret meeting involving diplomats from the U.S., Britain, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.
By Fay Abuelgasim, Noha Elhennawy, Associated Press
The emerging deal could break the political impasse that has gripped the country since the military ousted the longtime autocrat Omar al-Bashir in April.
By Johnson Lai, Associated Press
China said the occupation and vandalizing of the city's legislature by pro-democracy protesters amounted to "serious illegal acts" that endangered the social order.
By Katie Tam, Veta Chan, Associated Press
A court handed down prison sentences of up to 16 months to leaders of the massive pro-democracy protests on public nuisance offenses.
In our news wrap Thursday, the leader of Hong Kong’s government defied calls for him to step down and warned protesters not to storm buildings. Gwen Ifill speaks with Demetri Sevastopulo on what’s driving young protestors. Also, as many as…
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