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HONG KONG, Aug 4 (AFP): China's new security law has cast a threatening shadow over Hong Kong's dynamic book industry, with anxious publishers combing through back catalogues for potentially "subversive" material, and looking to Taiwan as a safe haven for printing fresh titles.
LISBON (Reuters) - Hundreds of anti-racism protesters took over one of Lisbon's main squares on Friday to demand justice for Bruno Cande, a Black actor shot dead in a busy street last weekend.
ROME (Reuters) - Italy's Senate lifted the immunity of former Interior Minister Matteo Salvini on Thursday, opening the way for a trial of the right-wing leader on charges of kidnapping over the detention of those on a migrant ship at sea last year.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian police have warned universities and Chinese officials about a spurt in "virtual kidnapping" scams that coerce foreign students to fake their own abductions and trick families overseas into paying ransoms.
GEORGE TOWN: A clinic assistant and two factory workers were sentenced to three years and six months jail each by the High Court for the abduction and wrongful confinement of a seven-year-old girl two years ago.
GEORGE TOWN: The High Court here has sentenced three people to three years and six months jail each after they pleaded guilty to an alternative charge of kidnapping a seven-year-old girl two years ago.
Twitter’s decision to crack down on the conspiracy-theory mongering of QAnon underscores the loose-knit group’s increasing reach into the mainstream of US politics.
ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Men in plainclothes and uniforms of Pakistan's anti-terrorism police on Tuesday abducted a senior journalist who has been a vocal critic of the powerful military, according to his family and the information minister.
LAGOS (Reuters) - Pirates have kidnapped seven Russian sailors from the crew of a ship in the Gulf of Guinea, the Russian Embassy in Nigeria said on Monday.