A small but determined group of protesters remained holed up on Nov. 21 inside a Hong Kong university campus as the city’s largest pro-Beijing political party urged voters to “kick out the black force” in upcoming elections seen as a key gauge of public support for anti-government protests.
House impeachment investigators will hear from two key witnesses on Nov. 21 who grew alarmed by how President Donald Trump and others in his orbit were conducting foreign policy in Ukraine, capping an intense week in the historic inquiry.
Tuvalu’s foreign minister said the South Pacific nation had rejected offers from Chinese companies to build artificial islands to help it cope with rising sea levels, an approach viewed as undermining Taiwan’s influence in the region
The Israeli military said it struck dozens of Iranian targets in Syria on Nov. 20, carrying out a "wide-scale'' strike in response to rocket fire on the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights the day before.
Amnesty International said on Nov. 19 that more than 100 protestors had been killed in 21 cities in Iran during unrest that broke out over a rise in fuel prices.
A Swedish prosecutor dropped a rape investigation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, ending the near decade-old case that had sent the anti-secrecy campaigner into hiding in London’s Ecuadorian embassy to avoid extradition.
The former British military officer who was found dead in front of his house in Istanbul’s Beyoğlu district was not actually the founder of the White Helmets group, an executive of the group officially known as the Syria Civil Defense has said.
An Iranian intelligence official has threatened to crack down on leaders of protests against a recent government decision to hike fuel prices
US reversed course on its position regarding Israeli settlements built in the occupied West Bank
An airstrike that killed at least seven workers at a biscuit factory in the Libyan capital, Tripoli, is under investigation and could amount to a “war crime,” the UN envoy to the North African nation Ghassan Salame said on Nov. 18.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un supervised a parachuting drill of military sharpshooters and vowed to build an "invincible army,'' displaying more defiance even as the United States and South Korea called off their own exercises to create space for nuclear diplomacy.
Hong Kong police fought off protesters with tear gas and batons on Nov. 18 as they tried to break through a police cordon that is trapping hundreds of them on a university campus.
Bolivians languished in long lines on the streets of La Paz on Nov. 17 to secure chicken, eggs and cooking fuel as supporters of ousted President Evo Morales crippled the country's highways, isolating population centers from lowland farms.