Society

  1. China has urged the US and Canada to "clarify" the arrest of Meng Wanzhou, Huawei's chief financial officer.

    Top Huawei executive arrested on U.S. request

    The daughter of Huawei’s founder, a top executive at the Chinese technology giant, was arrested in Canada and faces extradition to the United States, roiling global stock markets as it threatened to inflame Sino-U.S. trade tensions afresh.

    Region:
    World
    Category:
    Society
  2. Members of the Central American migrant caravan began scaling border fences and walls after becoming frustrated with their attempts to apply for asylum in the U.S.

    Migrants from caravan breach U.S. border

    Central American migrants stuck on the threshold of the United States in Mexico breached the border fence on Monday, risking almost certain detention by U.S. authorities but hoping the illegal entry will allow them to apply for asylum.

    Region:
    Mexico
    Category:
    Society
  1. George H.W. Bush, the 41st U.S. president has died at age 94

    George Herbert Walker Bush, the president who managed the end of the Cold War and forged a global coalition to oust Iraqi forces from Kuwait, has died at age 94. In a political career that spanned three decades, he lost his bid for re-election and lived to see his son win the Oval Office.

    Region:
    United States
    Category:
    Society
    George H.W. Bush, the 41st U.S. president has died
  2. U.S. fires tear gas into Mexico to repel migrants

    Mexico will deport up to 500 migrants who attempted to storm the US border, according to its interior ministry.
    The group were rounded up after trying to cross the border "violently" and "illegally" on Sunday, the ministry said in a statement.

    Region:
    America
    Category:
    Society
    U.S. fires tear gas into Mexico to repel migrants.  Mexico to deport group which stormed US border
  3. Alok Nath: Rape case registered against Bollywood actor

    Deepika Amin said, “Everyone in the industry knows that Alok Nath is an obnoxious drunkard who harasses women.” Police in India have registered a case against Bollywood actor Alok Nath after a complaint by producer Vinta Nanda who has accused him of raping her.

    Region:
    India
    Category:
    Society
    Police in India have registered a case against Bollywood actor Alok Nath after a complaint by producer Vinta Nanda who has accused him of raping her.