Hong Kong says US legislation backing protesters sends wrong signal
The Hong Kong government on Thursday expressed strong opposition to U.S. legislation backing protesters in the Chinese-ruled city, saying the bill will send the wrong signal to demonstrators.
U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed into law congressional legislation backing protesters in Hong Kong despite angry objections from Beijing, with which he is seeking a deal to end a damaging trade war.
(Reporting By Clare Jim and Twinnie Siu, Writing by Anne Marie Roantree; Editing by Kim Coghill)
A four-day "extreme heat" warning came into force across England, Wales, and parts of Northern Ireland and Scotland on Thursday as temperatures are expected to breach 35 degree Celsius. The amber warning follows Britain's first-ever red "extreme heat" warning in July, following months of minimal rainfall. Even England's famously lush countryside went from shades of green to yellow. England's heatwave warning comes amid a devastating wildfire in southern France.
Local police is investigating an attack by three armed people on a Punjabi media host in Joti Mann, a radio host and real estate agent residing in the town of Brampton in the Greater Toronto Area's own driveway in a suburb of Toronto. The graphic video of the assault went viral in Canada, as the victim was identified as Joti Mann, a radio host and real estate agent residing in the town of Brampton in the Greater Toronto Area. The incident was captured by a security camera at the front entrance of Mann's home.
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Britain's prime ministerial candidate Rishi Sunak has insisted that he would rather lose the Conservative Party leadership race to replace Boris Johnson than win on a false promise on how he plans to tackle the economic crisis. “I would rather lose than win on a false promise,” Sunak, 42, said. Sunak also promised to "go further" than what he has already announced if elected Prime Minister.
Forty-two Malian soldiers were killed and 22 injured in an attack near the town of Tessit on Sunday, Mali's government said on Wednesday, blaming an Islamic State affiliate. It was one of the deadliest attacks in recent years for the Malian army, which has been battling a decade-long insurgency by militant groups that have spread across West Africa's Sahel region. Soldiers killed 37 combatants during several hours of heavy fighting, it added.