Will Israel’s new PM Naftali Bennett be worse than Bibi? | Middle East News

The chances of a serious dialogue between Israel and the Palestinians under Benjamin Netanyahu as Israel’s prime minister have been bleak. Yet the ascension of Naftali Bennett, his protégé at…

‘Space Dream’: China astronauts blast off for new space station | China News

China on Thursday launched a spacecraft that transported three astronauts to a part of a space station still under construction for the longest stay in low-Earth orbit by any Chinese…

As the drug war turns 50, the US is still public enemy number one | US & Canada

Fifty years ago, on June 17, 1971, US President Richard Nixon convened a press conference with a serious message to his fellow citizens: “America’s number one public enemy, in the…

Hong Kong democracy activists trying to ‘start over’ in the UK | Europe News

“This is not immigration, this is exile!” Many Hong Kongers who have left the area since China imposed the livestock National Security Act (NSL) was uncertain almost a year ago…

‘I’m somewhere safe’: Journalists hiding from Myanmar’s military | Human Rights

Three months ago I was forced to leave Myanmar, the place I’ve been calling home for almost a decade. Following a military coup on February 1, a deadly repression of…

Myanmar security forces blamed for burning down village in Magway | Military News

The fire on Tuesday in Kin Ma, a village of about 800 people, left an estimated 200 homes reduced in piles of ashes and bricks. The army set fire to…

Rights groups urge Canada to end ‘abusive’ immigration detention | Human Rights News

Montreal, Canada – The indefinite nature of Canada’s immigration detention system is causing psychological damage to thousands of people detained annually, including refugees, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch said…

Hong Kong police arrest Apple Daily editor, directors, raid HQ | Freedom of the Press News

DEVELOPMENT OF THE STORY Police accuse five of ‘conspiracy with foreign forces’ during the latest spate of arrests under national security legislation, with dozens of officers sent to the media…

China’s Shenzhou-12 with three astronauts blasts into space | Space News

Spacecraft lifted from northwestern China at about 1:22 GMT on Thursday, further strengthening the country’s space program to compete with the United States. China has successfully launched the Shenzhou 12…

South Carolina high court blocks two electric chair executions | Courts News

Prisoners must have the choice of death by a shooting group, according to the court, as U.S. states seek alternatives to lethal injection amid drug shortages. The Supreme Court of…