As Myanmar descends into chaos, smartphone warriors in the anti-coup movement are seeking revenge online against the junta, hounding people with family ties to the military as a form of “social punishment”.
Myanmar’s ousted civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been accused of breaking a colonial-era official secrets law, her lawyer said, as Britain ramped up sanctions against the junta and the UN Security Council condemned the deaths of hundreds of civilians.
The International Criminal Court on Friday welcomed US President Joe Biden’s lifting of sanctions imposed by Donald Trump on the tribunal’s prosecutor, saying it signalled a new era of cooperation with Washington.
China deflected questions over an investigation into the origins of Covid-19 on Wednesday, after the WHO chief revived a theory it may have leaked from a Chinese lab and the United States led concerns over data access.
New York police were searching Tuesday for a man who violently attacked an Asian-American woman as bystanders seemingly looked on without intervening, the latest incident of anti-Asian violence in the United States.
Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez’s brother was sentenced to life in prison by a New York judge Tuesday for large-scale drug trafficking after a trial that implicated the leader of the Central American country.
G Gordon Liddy, a key figure in the 1972 break-in at the Democratic Party’s offices in the Watergate building — the scandal that ended Richard Nixon’s presidency — has died at the age of 90, US media reported Tuesday.
Chinese leaders endorsed a sweeping overhaul of Hong Kong’s electoral system on Tuesday, creating powers to vet anyone standing for public office and slashing the number of directly elected politicians.
The Oscars will not be shown in Hong Kong for the first time in more than half a century, its local broadcaster confirmed Monday, as doubts remained over whether Hollywood’s top awards will air in mainland China.
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