Hong Kong police charge four former Apple Daily staff under security law

Hong Kong's national security police charged four former senior staff of shuttered pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily late on Wednesday night (Jul 21).

Hong Kong police charge four former Apple Daily staff under security law
CNA

Thu, 22 Jul 2021 04:12:23 +0800 Source:
Hong Kong police charge four former Apple Daily staff under security law

× CNA

CNA

34 news during 24h before Thu, 22 Jul 2021 04:12:23 +0800

Health service staff in England to get 3% pay rise

Health service staff in England to get 3% pay rise
CNA

Staff in England's National Health Service (NHS), who have been on the frontlines of the battle against the ...

  • Thu, 22 Jul 2021 03:56:28 +0800

Harvey Weinstein pleads not guilty ahead of rape trial in Los Angeles

Harvey Weinstein pleads not guilty ahead of rape trial in Los Angeles
CNA

Former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to charges of rape ...

  • Thu, 22 Jul 2021 03:50:30 +0800

US administers 339.1 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines: CDC

US administers 339.1 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines: CDC
CNA

The United States has administered 339,102,867 doses of COVID-19 vaccines in the country as ...

  • Thu, 22 Jul 2021 03:47:09 +0800

Taliban seem to have 'strategic momentum' in Afghanistan: top US general

Taliban seem to have 'strategic momentum' in Afghanistan: top US general
CNA

The Taliban appear to have the "strategic momentum" in their sweeping offensives across Afghanistan, ...

  • Thu, 22 Jul 2021 03:43:51 +0800

Death toll in South Africa riots rises to 276, minister says

Death toll in South Africa riots rises to 276, minister says
CNA

The death toll from recent riots in South Africa has risen to 276, and police are investigating ...

  • Thu, 22 Jul 2021 03:39:11 +0800

Massive wildfires in US West bring haze to East Coast

Massive wildfires in US West bring haze to East Coast
CNA

Smoke and ash from massive wildfires in the American West shrouded the sky and ...

  • Thu, 22 Jul 2021 03:14:17 +0800

US extends travel curbs at Canada, Mexico land borders through Aug 21

US extends travel curbs at Canada, Mexico land borders through Aug 21
CNA

The US government on Wednesday (Jul 21) extended the closure of land borders with Canada ...

  • Thu, 22 Jul 2021 00:39:21 +0800

Russia extends house arrest of Kremlin critic Navalny's spokesperson

Russia extends house arrest of Kremlin critic Navalny's spokesperson
CNA

A Russian court on Wednesday ordered jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny's spokesperson Kira Yarmysh ...

  • Thu, 22 Jul 2021 00:31:54 +0800

Russia targets 80% COVID-19 herd immunity by November

Russia targets 80% COVID-19 herd immunity by November
CNA

Russia is aiming for 80 per cent COVID-19 herd immunity by November, Deputy Prime ...

  • Thu, 22 Jul 2021 00:25:57 +0800

Pharmacist in deadly US meningitis outbreak resentenced to more than 10 years in prison

Pharmacist in deadly US meningitis outbreak resentenced to more than 10 years in prison
CNA

An ex-pharmacist at a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy whose mold-tainted drugs sparked a deadly fungal ...

  • Thu, 22 Jul 2021 00:06:26 +0800

South African firm to make Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, first in Africa

South African firm to make Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, first in Africa
CNA

South African firm to make Pfizer vaccine, first in Africa

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 22:45:50 +0800

For the first time, Saudi women stand guard in Mecca during haj

For the first time, Saudi women stand guard in Mecca during haj
CNA

Inspired by her late father's career, Mona decided to join the military and the ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 22:04:53 +0800

Delta variant of COVID-19 to dominate within months: WHO

Delta variant of COVID-19 to dominate within months: WHO
CNA

GENEVA: The highly contagious Delta variant of COVID-19 is expected to become the dominant ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 21:30:37 +0800

Israel's National Security Council looking into NSO spyware allegations -source

Israel's National Security Council looking into NSO spyware allegations -source
CNA

Israel has set up a senior inter-ministerial team to "look into" proliferating allegations that ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 20:55:35 +0800

Slump in Australia retail sales in June clouds Q3 growth outlook

Slump in Australia retail sales in June clouds Q3 growth outlook
CNA

SYDNEY: Australian retail sales slumped in June as coronavirus lockdowns and mobility restrictions in ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 20:12:53 +0800

Spanish holiday rental bookings in August exceed pre-pandemic levels

Spanish holiday rental bookings in August exceed pre-pandemic levels
CNA

Spanish holiday rentals for August are more heavily booked than before the COVID-19 pandemic, ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 20:04:17 +0800

Germans question handling of floods as hopes of finding survivors fade

Germans question handling of floods as hopes of finding survivors fade
CNA

Rescue crews are unlikely to find any more survivors among the rubble of villages ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 18:39:32 +0800

France requires COVID-19 pass for Eiffel Tower, tourist venues

France requires COVID-19 pass for Eiffel Tower, tourist venues
CNA

PARIS: Visitors need a special COVID-19 pass to ride up the Eiffel Tower or ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 18:27:54 +0800

Swiss hiker defies Parkinson's, plans new challenge

Swiss hiker defies Parkinson's, plans new challenge
CNA

A Swiss man with Parkinson's who hiked more than 1,100 km across the Alps ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 18:26:23 +0800

Russia and Myanmar cooperating on military equipment supplies: Report

Russia and Myanmar cooperating on military equipment supplies: Report
CNA

Russia is cooperating closely with Myanmar to supply military hardware including aircraft, the Interfax ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 18:11:26 +0800

Vietnam makes test batch of Russia's Sputnik V COVID-19 jab

Vietnam makes test batch of Russia's Sputnik V COVID-19 jab
CNA

MOSCOW: Russia announced on Wednesday (Jul 21) that a batch of its Sputnik V ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 17:53:25 +0800

Cheers, fireworks as Brisbane awarded 2032 Olympics

Cheers, fireworks as Brisbane awarded 2032 Olympics
CNA

Brisbane was awarded the 2032 Olympics on Wednesday (Jul 21), triggering celebratory fireworks as it ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 17:23:51 +0800

Man in Australia ties bedsheets together to escape 4th floor hotel quarantine

Man in Australia ties bedsheets together to escape 4th floor hotel quarantine
CNA

SYDNEY: A man in the Australian city of Perth escaped mandatory quarantine in a ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 16:06:03 +0800

US, Japan, South Korea send clear message to North Korea: US diplomat

US, Japan, South Korea send clear message to North Korea: US diplomat
CNA

The United States, Japan and South Korea are sending a clear message with their ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 15:34:49 +0800

Russia unveils stealth fighter jet to compete with F-35s

Russia unveils stealth fighter jet to compete with F-35s
CNA

ZHUKOVSKY, Russia: Russia on Tuesday (Jul 20) unveiled its new Sukhoi stealth fighter jet designed ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 14:10:16 +0800

Australia retail sales June slump cloud Q3 growth outlook

Australia retail sales June slump cloud Q3 growth outlook
CNA

SYDNEY: Australian retail sales slumped in June as coronavirus lockdowns and mobility restrictions in ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 12:00:37 +0800

Australia, under lockdown, sees jump in COVID-19 cases

Australia, under lockdown, sees jump in COVID-19 cases
CNA

SYDNEY: Australia's two largest states reported sharp increases in new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 11:35:45 +0800

Israel PM warns Unilever of 'severe consequences' from Ben & Jerry's decision

Israel PM warns Unilever of 'severe consequences' from Ben & Jerry's decision
CNA

JERUSALEM: Israel warned consumer goods giant Unilever Plc on Tuesday (Jul 20) of "severe ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 11:31:01 +0800

Roiled by presidential assassination, Haiti swears in new PM

Roiled by presidential assassination, Haiti swears in new PM
CNA

Haiti's new prime minister Ariel Henry took office Tuesday in the aftermath of the ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 07:04:42 +0800

US eases COVID-19 travel advisories for India, Pakistan

US eases COVID-19 travel advisories for India, Pakistan
CNA

WASHINGTON: The US State Department has lowered its COVID 19-related travel advisory for India to ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 06:29:31 +0800

Mexico's Veracruz state votes to allow abortion, joining three other regions

Mexico's Veracruz state votes to allow abortion, joining three other regions
CNA

MEXICO CITY: Mexico's southeastern state of Veracruz will become the fourth state in the ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 06:15:51 +0800

Commentary: Mask-wearing was unnecessarily delayed in Western countries. Its withdrawal is also premature

Commentary: Mask-wearing was unnecessarily delayed in Western countries. Its withdrawal is also premature
CNA

Masks have been proven to work against the spread of COVID-19, yet in some ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 06:10:37 +0800

US eases COVID-19 travel advisory for India, Pakistan

US eases COVID-19 travel advisory for India, Pakistan
CNA

WASHINGTON: The US State Department has lowered its COVID 19-related travel advisory for India to ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 05:42:08 +0800

Brazil's Bolsonaro says he will veto lawmakers' US$1 billion electoral fund

Brazil's Bolsonaro says he will veto lawmakers' US$1 billion electoral fund
CNA

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Tuesday that he would veto a new 5.7 ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 04:20:12 +0800