Hong Kong Police Say Protesters Murdered a 70-Year-Old Man With a Brick
Pro-democracy protests and the police response to them have become increasingly violent this week, and Hong Kongers worry that Beijing will soon intervene directly.
a day ago
China Is Running Out of Options In Hong Kong
As protests enter their sixth month and become increasingly violent and disruptive, Beijing's under pressure to get the situation under control.
2 days ago
Hong Kong Police Fired Tear Gas at Student Protesters. They Responded With Flaming Arrows.
Students clashed with police using petrol bombs and bows and arrows stolen from the school sports complex.
3 days ago
Tear Gas, Petrol Bombs, and Javelins: How Protesters and Police Turned a Hong Kong University Into a War Zone
Protesters are trying to shut the whole city down with a general strike, and police are resorting to tear-gassing the crowded business district in the middle of the work day.
4 days ago
Moscow Is About to Build a Surveillance System to Rival China's Dystopian Nightmare
A court ruling clears the way for the city to install hundreds of thousands of cameras and build a system inspired by the one China uses to surveil Muslims.
Brexit Is Helping Revive Republican Violence in Northern Ireland
In the former IRA stronghold of Derry, there is a growing sense among working-class communities that they've been forgotten.
About Three Billion Social Media Users Are Being Spied On by Their Governments
And governments are using what they find to suppress dissent, spread disinformation and subvert elections, even in democracies, a new report says.
8chan Is Back With a New Name – and QAnon Is Already Posting
Thanks to a Russian web hosting service 8chan is back, as 8kun.
Delhi Is Taking Cars Off the Road Because The City's Become a 'Gas Chamber'
Air pollution levels are still eight times higher than the maximum safe level.
Facebook Has Become a 'Megaphone for Hate' Against Muslims in India
As millions of Indians are being stripped of their citizenship, rights groups say Facebook has given free rein to Hindu nationalist hate speech.
The Brexit Saga Is Never Going to End and There's Nothing You (or Boris) Can Do About It
The EU approved a deadline extension to January, even though Boris Johnson says he'd "rather be dead in a ditch" than delay it past this week.
Trump Says ISIS Leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi Blew Himself Up 'Whimpering and Crying'
"He died after running into a dead-end tunnel, whimpering and crying and screaming all the way," Trump said.