The latter part of Leung Chun-ying’s five-year term has been marked by growing separatist sentiment following massive 2014 pro-democracy protests that failed to sway the government’s position on restricting electoral reform.
It was in Africa that he signalled a historic opening toward Cuba, took aim at the twin scourges of corruption and dictatorship and sent thousands of troops to fight one of the most terrifying disease outbreaks in decades.
China’s mining industry has long been one of the world’s deadliest due to outdated safety standards.
The White House drew a distinction between the unapologetic Snowden and Manning, whom officials noted has expressed remorse and served several years already for her crime.
The gunman, who media reports identified as Uzbekistan national Abdulgadir Masharipov, was caught late Monday in a police operation at a luxury residential complex in Istanbul.
The pendant belonged to Karoline Cohn – a Jewish girl who perished at Sobibor and may have been connected to the famous diarist.
The controversial bill was approved by a majority of lawmakers who voted in favour of the final article to turn Turkey into a presidential democracy.
The latest string of gang violence across Brazil’s overcrowded prisons began early January when 56 inmates were killed in the northern state of Amazonas.
Counter terrorism officials in Bangladesh have arrested Jahangir Alam for questioning, another suspected mastermind of the July attack on a bakery in Dhaka.
John Lotter, murderer who inspired the 1999 movie ‘Boys Don’t Cry’ has joined a fellow death row inmate in challenging Nebraska’s three-judge method for determining death sentences.
The outburst occurred Wednesday night when 51 workers were underground at the mine in the city of Dengfeng in Henan province, state broadcaster CCTV said.
Of the 158 who escaped after suspected heavily armed Muslim rebels stormed a jail in the country’s south, 43 have been recaptured and eight were killed.
The slow pace of distributing government grant money for rebuilding has left many people to spend their second winter without a home.