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Hong Kong protesters come out as 47 pro-democracy figures appear in court

Tue, 03/02/2021 - 04:21
Hundreds of protesters risked arrest to demonstrate outside a Hong Kong court, where 47 pro-democracy activists appeared Monday charged with subversion under the national security law, as authorities step up their crackdown against opposition voices.

Leader of Tigray's forces accuses Ethiopian and Eritrean governments of genocide

Mon, 03/01/2021 - 22:18
The ousted leader of Ethiopia's Tigray region has accused the federal government and its Eritrean allies of genocide and other crimes against humanity, calling on US President Joe Biden to dial up the pressure against "invader forces."

Prince Philip moved to new hospital

Mon, 03/01/2021 - 18:36
Britain's Prince Philip, the husband of Queen Elizabeth II, was moved from one London hospital to another on Monday for treatment of an infection and observation of a preexisting heart condition, Buckingham Palace announced.

Suu Kyi hit with another charge as protests return

Mon, 03/01/2021 - 10:20
Myanmar's ousted civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi was hit with another charge Monday, as protesters returned to the streets in a show of defiance following the deadliest day since the military seized power in a coup in early February.

Footage shows tear gas, flash bangs used on protesters in Myanmar

Mon, 03/01/2021 - 09:34
Protesters in Myanmar continued to take to the streets in defiance after the deadliest day since the military seized power in a coup last month. At least 18 died and dozens were injured on Sunday, according to the United Nations Human Rights Office. CNN's Ivan Watson reports.

At least 18 people killed during Myanmar protests, UN says

Mon, 03/01/2021 - 05:11
At least 18 people were killed and more than 30 injured in Myanmar on Sunday as police and military forces "confronted peaceful demonstrations," the UN Human Rights Office said.

Indians are telling their 18 million-strong diaspora to keep out of their affairs

Mon, 03/01/2021 - 03:44
When American author Meena Harris tweeted criticism of the Indian state's clampdown on farmers protesting agricultural reforms, nationalist counter-protesters responded by burning her portrait. Hundreds of Indians barraged her with abuse on Twitter, telling her to stay out of their country's affairs.

Correspondent speaks to migrants making dangerous journey to US

Mon, 03/01/2021 - 01:12
The US has seen a significant spike in migrants fleeing their native countries and making their way to the US, hoping to have a better chance of getting in with a new administration in charge. CNN's Matt Rivers spoke to some of them.

US calls for withdrawal of Eritrean forces in Ethiopia following investigation into massacre

Mon, 03/01/2021 - 00:17
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken called Saturday for the withdrawal of Eritrean and Ethiopian regional forces from the Tigray region of Ethiopia and urged an end to killings and human rights violations there.