Suspend Hong Kong status in event of China crackdown: U.S. commission

Suspend Hong Kong status in event of China crackdown: U.S. commission

The U.S. Congress should enact legislation that would suspend the special economic status Hong Kong enjoys under U.S. law should China deploy forces to crush protests in the territory, a congressional advisory body said on Thursday.div class=”feedflare”
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How Evo Morales lost control of Bolivia

Last Friday night, with Bolivia’s most important city paralyzed by demonstrations against leftist President Evo Morales, the police unit tasked with securing the presidential palace met to help decide the nation’s future.div class=”feedflare”
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Lack of forecast rains to prolong Australian bushfires threat

Official weather forecasts for Australia out on Thursday showed no substantial rains for at least three months, providing grim news as firefighters battle to get more than 100 bushfires raging across the east coast under control.div class=”feedflare”
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Nigeria to form border force with neighbors Benin and Niger to fight smuggling

Nigeria and neighboring countries Benin and Niger have agreed to set up a joint border patrol force to tackle smuggling between the West African countries, they said in a communique on Thursday.div class=”feedflare”
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Farage says Brexit Party candidates under massive pressure to quit election

Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage said on Thursday that Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party was using an array of “disgraceful” tactics to try to prevent his candidates from standing in the Dec. 12 election.div class=”feedflare”
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