Cathay Pacific CEO Resigns After Beijing Pressure
The CEO of Cathay Pacific Airways has resigned following pressure by Beijing on the Hong Kong carrier over participation by some of its employees in anti-government protests.
Israel Grants Tlaib West Bank Visit on Humanitarian Grounds
Israel’s interior minister says he has received and granted a request by Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib to enter the Israeli-occupied West Bank on humanitarian grounds.
Syrian Media Say Air Defenses Responded to ‘Hostile’ Missile
Syria’s state-run media say the country’s air defenses have responded to a 'hostile target' and destroyed the missile before it reached a central Syrian town.
Belgium Seeks Extradition of Arms Trafficker From Portugal
Belgian authorities are seeking the extradition of a convicted arms trafficker who was arrested in Portugal this week after a year-long run from justice.
Latino Actors, Writers Pen ‘Letter of Solidarity’ Amid Fears
Actresses America Ferrera and Eva Longoria are leading a group of more than 150 writers, artists and leaders who have written a public 'letter of solidarity' to U.S. Latinos after the mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, and an immigration raid in Mississippi.
Slurs and Slingshots: Kashmiris Allege Abuse Amid Lockdown
Farooq Ahmed Wani was driving home on his motorcycle with his 6-year-old niece in Indian-controlled Kashmir when they were stopped by paramilitary soldiers, one of whom he said used a verbal slur.
Aid Group Appeals for Italy to Let 135 Migrants Off Boat
Three migrants and one of their family members have been evacuated from a Spanish humanitarian rescue boat anchored near a tiny southern Italian island.
Amnesty Urges Sudan’s Military to Extradite Ousted Al-Bashir
Amnesty International is urging Sudan’s military rulers to hand over longtime autocrat Omar al-Bashir to the International Criminal Court to stand trial for war crimes and genocide linked to the Darfur conflict.
Boxer Charged With Allowing Pet Cougar to Escape in Florida
Authorities say a professional fighter allowed his pet cougar escape from his Florida home earlier this year.
Police Exercises Across From Hong Kong Seen as Threat
Members of China’s paramilitary People’s Armed Police have been seen marching and practicing crowd-control tactics at a sports complex across from Hong Kong, in what some have interpreted as a threat against pro-democracy protesters.