PARIS, Dec 8: Paris police skirmished Saturday with yellow vest activists who joined a wave of protests against the government’s overhaul of France’s retirement system, as highway blockades and train stoppages by other protesters disrupted weekend travel around the country.
December 8, 2019 07:00 PM NPT
SEOUL, Dec 8: North Korea has carried out a “very important” test at its Sohae satellite launch site, state media KCNA reported on Sunday, a rocket testing ground that U.S. officials once said Pyongyang had promised to close.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Dec 8: A Princeton scholar held for three years in Iran on widely criticized espionage charges was freed Saturday as part of a prisoner exchange that saw America release a detained Iranian scientist, a rare diplomatic breakthrough between Tehran and Washington after months of tensions.
PARIS, Dec 8: French environmental activists brandished stolen portraits of President Emmanuel Macron at a protest Sunday near the Eiffel Tower to try to push the government to do more to fight climate change.
December 8, 2019 05:15 PM NPT
HONG KONG, Dec 8: Here are comments from some protesters at a pro-democracy rally on Sunday that is expected to gauge broad support for anti-government demonstrations that have roiled the Chinese-ruled city for six months.
HONGKONG, Dec 8: Thousands of people took to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday in a march seen as a test of the enduring appeal of an anti-government movement about to mark a half year of demonstrations.
December 7, 2019 07:30 PM NPT
SEOUL, Dec 7 : U.S. President Donald Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in held a half-hour phone discussion on ways to maintain diplomacy with North Korea, Seoul said on Saturday, as Pyongyang warns of waning patience with stalled nuclear talks.
December 7, 2019 05:31 PM NPT
NAIROBI, Dec 7 : Kenyan police officers were among eight people killed when gunmen suspected to be from Somalia’s al Shabaab Islamist militant group attacked a passenger bus on Friday evening, President Uhuru Kenyatta’s office said on Saturday.