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BANGKOK (Reuters) – Social media anger from Chinese nationalists over a Thai internet model’s comments has set off a regional storm uniting pro-democracy campaigners against pro-Beijing cyber-warriors, with insults and mocking memes flying back and forth. A mobile phone displays an internet meme in online fight between Chinese nationalists and Thai netizens and their supporters
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – As the coronavirus pandemic spread across the United States this week, Republicans in Texas and Mississippi sought to further limit abortion access and New Jersey’s Democratic governor refused to declare gun shops an essential service that would stay open. FILE PHOTO: A man holds a semi-automatic handgun at Frontier Arms & Supply
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MILAN (Reuters) – From insults for dog walkers to furious local officials telling residents to stay home and people from other regions to stay out, Italians’ forbearance is fraying as their coronavirus epidemic enters its second month. Coffins of people who have died from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) are seen in a crematorium in the town
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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Authorities warned of extreme fire dangers in several parts of Australia on Friday as scorching heat and erratic winds are expected to fan deadly bushfires burning across the country, and likely spark new ones. Twenty-seven people have been killed and thousands have been made homeless as the monster fires scorched through more
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HONG KONG (Reuters) – Small groups of anti-government protesters gathered in shopping malls across Hong Kong on Sunday amid sporadic scuffles with riot police, with Chief Executive Carrie Lam away on a visit to Beijing. Police officers detain an anti-government protester during a demonstration inside a mall in Hong Kong, China December 15, 2019. REUTERS/Danish
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BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Clashes between police and protesters killed five people in Baghdad on Saturday in a resumption of anti-government unrest, as security forces deployed in their hundreds to keep demonstrations away from central squares in the Iraqi capital. Police and medical sources reported the casualties after days of violence around anti-government protests that killed
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