Hong Kong police briefly turn water cannon on protesters, fire tear gas

Hong Kong police briefly fired water cannon and volleys of tear gas to force back brick-throwing protesters on Sunday after violent clashes a day earlier during which police also fired tear gas for the first time in more than a week. People march during a protest in Kwai Fong, in Hong Kong, China August 25, …

Hariri: Israeli drones in Beirut threaten Lebanon’s sovereignty

Lebanon’s prime minister said two Israeli drones which fell in the Hezbollah-dominated southern suburbs of Beirut amounted to an open attack on the country’s sovereignty and an attempt to foment regional tensions.In the first such incident in more than a decade, one drone fell and second exploded near the ground and caused some damage when …

Trump, Abe at odds on North Korea missile launches

U.S. President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe showed their differences over the seriousness of North Korea’s series of short-range missile launches on Sunday, while maintaining that they would remain in synch on the issue. Trump, who prizes his relationship with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, said the launches did not violate an …

Hong Kong police briefly turn water cannon on protesters, fire tear gas

Hong Kong police briefly fired water cannon and volleys of tear gas to force back brick-throwing protesters on Sunday after violent clashes a day earlier during which police also fired tear gas for the first time in more than a week. People march during a protest in Kwai Fong, in Hong Kong, China August 25, …

Hariri: Israeli drones in Beirut threaten Lebanon’s sovereignty

Lebanon’s prime minister said two Israeli drones which fell in the Hezbollah-dominated southern suburbs of Beirut amounted to an open attack on the country’s sovereignty and an attempt to foment regional tensions.In the first such incident in more than a decade, one drone fell and second exploded near the ground and caused some damage when …

Trump, Abe at odds on North Korea missile launches

U.S. President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe showed their differences over the seriousness of North Korea’s series of short-range missile launches on Sunday, while maintaining that they would remain in synch on the issue. Trump, who prizes his relationship with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, said the launches did not violate an …