David Gilbert

Monsoons

Monsoon Season is Devastating South Asia Right Now

In India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Nepal, hundreds are dead and millions have fled their homes. And monsoon season is just beginning.
David Gilbert
4 days ago
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Pepper Spray, Batons and a Half-Bitten Finger: Hong Kong’s Weekend of Protests

Dozens were hospitalized, including one police officer who had part of his finger bitten off.
David Gilbert
7.16.19
Rodrigo Duterte

Enforcer of Philippines War on Drugs Defends Killing a Toddler: "Shit Happens"

Myka Ulpina was shot dead in a province near Manila last week, during a police sting operation in which her father was also killed.
David Gilbert
7.8.19
iran

Iran Says It's Ready to Resume Making Weapons-Grade Uranium

Tehran warns Europe that unless Iran gets relief from U.S. sanctions, it will resume enriching uranium in violation of the nuclear deal.
David Gilbert
7.5.19
NORTH KOREA

What You Need to Know About Trump's Wild Weekend in North Korea

Meanwhile, the White House is reportedly ready to accept North Korea as a nuclear power, rather than demanding full denuclearization.
David Gilbert
7.3.19
iran

Iran Slams "Idiotic" U.S. Sanctions, Says White House Is "Afflicted by Mental Retardation"

President Hassan Rouhani made the remarks on live television.
David Gilbert
6.26.19
TURKEY

Turkey's President Was Just Rejected by His Own Hometown

Recep Tayyip Erdogan's party demanded a do-over of Istanbul's mayoral election⁠—and lost by an even wider margin the second time.
David Gilbert
6.25.19
Hong Kong

China Warns World Leaders: Don't Talk About the Hong Kong Protests

World leaders will gather for the G20 summit in Japan this week, and China has told them not to mention the massive protests in Hong Kong.
David Gilbert
6.25.19
Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s Massive Protests Are Getting Results

Pressure is mounting on chief executive Carrie Lam to step down over her handling of the protests.
David Gilbert
6.18.19
iran nuclear deal

Iran Says It's 10 Days Away From Breaching the Nuclear Deal

Tehran warned Europe that unless the bloc can soften the blow of U.S. sanctions, it will start growing its stockpile of enriched uranium.
David Gilbert
6.18.19
Facebook

Facebook in India Is Drowning in Anti-Muslim Hate Speech

In the social media platform's biggest market, Islamophobia is widespread.
David Gilbert
6.13.19
Hong Kong

Here's What You Need to Know About Hong Kong's Mass Protests

Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets, and on Monday morning, the protests turned violent.
David Gilbert
6.11.19
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