Trump says he might attend Russia Victory Day events in May

World / Politics Nov 9, 2019

Trump says he might attend Russia Victory Day events in May

U.S. President Donald Trump said Friday he was considering attending Russia's May 9 Victory Day commemorative events after President Vladimir Putin extended an invitation. "I appreciate the invitation. It is right in the middle of political season, so I'll see if I can do it, ...

Frozen in time, U.S. Embassy in Tehran a monument to Iran hostage crisis

World Nov 3, 2019

Frozen in time, U.S. Embassy in Tehran a monument to Iran hostage crisis

The U.S. Embassy in Tehran remains frozen in 1979 as the 40th anniversary of the Iran hostage crisis approaches, a time capsule of revolutionary graffiti, Underwood typewriters and rotary telephones. On Nov. 4, 1979, the diplomatic compound was overrun by students angered when Washington allowed ...

Hong Kong on edge ahead of sensitive Chinese anniversary

Asia Pacific Sep 30, 2019

Hong Kong on edge ahead of sensitive Chinese anniversary

Hong Kong's metro stations and roads re-opened on Monday after a chaotic weekend that saw police fire water cannons, tear gas and rubber bullets at protesters who set fires and threw petrol bombs outside government offices and across central districts. Residents of the former British ...