Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday the extradition bill that sparked the territory’s biggest political crisis in decades was dead, admitting that the government’s work on the bill
The protests in the former British colony began in June over the bill, which would have allowed extraditions to mainland China where courts are controlled by the Communist Party, but have since evolved into a push for greater democracy.
Finally it dawned on the authorities and the government of Hong Kong that dialogue is a possibility towards amicable sorting out of issues. Strangely or dumbly this idea about having a dialogue didn’t take
The main reason that Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered an invasion of Ukraine on February 24, 2022 was to prevent Ukraine from joining the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO). Ukraine had been seeking NATO membership as did all other east European countries which were bound to the Soviet Union militarily
The first overseas trip by the Prince and Princess of Wales since the death of Queen Elizabeth II begins on Wednesday, an occasion to show the world as much about who they are not as who they are. With their three-day visit to Boston, focused on Prince William’s initiative to find the environmental entrepreneurs of a new generation,
Can Donald Trump win the Republican presidential nomination? The contest is now in full flight, even though only one candidate, Trump, has formally announced. In echoes of 2016, political observers have been debating whether Trump could capture the nomination with a relatively small share of the overall vote. Indeed, it appears
Prospects for the world’s nuclear industry have been boosted by the war in Ukraine and mounting hostility towards climate-wrecking fossil fuels — but Niger, one of the world’s biggest sources of uranium, has yet to feel the improvement. The deeply impoverished landlocked Sahel state is a major supplier of uranium to the European