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    South Africa battles fresh xenophobic violence

    Agence France-Presse . Johannesburg | Updated at 12:00am on September 04, 2019

    South African police fired rubber bullets and patrolled parts of Johannesburg on Tuesday after the financial capital was hit by a new wave of anti-foreigner...

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    The curse of moral purity

    Chris Hedges | Updated at 12:00am on August 28, 2019

    THE continued inability of America’s liberal democratic establishment to address the ills besetting the country — climate change, unregulated global capitalism, mounting social inequality

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    Hong Kong government warns of great danger after weekend of violence

    Reuters . Hong Kong | Updated at 12:00am on August 27, 2019

    Illegal violence is pushing Hong Kong to the brink of great danger, the city government said on Monday, after a weekend of clashes that included...

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    Hong Kong police fire tear gas as clashes return to city streets

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 12:00am on August 25, 2019

    Hong Kong riot police on Saturday fired tear gas and baton-charged protesters who retaliated with a barrage of stones, bottles and bamboo poles, in another...

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    All must respect Rohingya children’s right to education

    | Updated at 12:00am on August 18, 2019

    THE Rohingyas sheltered in Bangladesh have been in a survival state, especially since 2017 — when the latest large-scale spate of violence against and persecution...

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    Hong Kong mops up after weekend of violence, braces for more protests

    Reuters . Hong Kong | Updated at 09:32am on August 12, 2019

    Metro stations in Hong Kong resumed regular service on Monday and streets were being cleaned of debris as the city recovered from another night of...

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    Trump faces hostility on shooting sites visit

    Agence-France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on August 08, 2019

    President Donald Trump is flying Wednesday to the sites of mass shootings in Ohio and Texas, but the divisive Republican risks meeting protests by Americans...

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    Myanmar NGO worker shot in restive Rakhine

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 12:45am on July 31, 2019

    A Plan International aid worker was shot by Myanmar security forces in Rakhine state, the army said Tuesday, the first time an NGO employee has...

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    Mexico asks UN for more support to tackle Central American migrants

    Agence-France-Presse . United Nations | Updated at 12:15am on June 21, 2019

    Mexico on Wednesday called on the United Nations for more support for its plan to stem the stream of undocumented migrants who are fleeing poverty...

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    Britain’s ethnic minorities face more violence

    Patrick Cockburn | Updated at 12:05am on June 19, 2019

    PICTURES of Daniel Ezzedine show him to be a fresh-faced 17-year-old with a warm cheerful smile. His parents are Lebanese but he was brought up...