Saturday , August 17 2019

Politics

HK airport beatings highlight protesters’ fears running wild

Bloomberg The beatings of two men during a tense rally at Hong Kong’s airport highlights protesters’ growing fear of mainland intervention, as well as the risk that demonstrators’ violent tactics could undermine support for their movement. An otherwise peaceful sit-in at Hong Kong International Airport turned ugly when protesters attacked ...

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Tunisian authorities approve 26 presidential candidates

Bloomberg Tunisian authorities said 26 people, including the prime minister, two women and a moderate radical, have preliminary approval to run in next month’s presidential election. The varied line-up, which features former Defense Minister Abdelkarim Zbidi, the deputy head of the radical Ennahda Party, Abdelfattah Mourou, and premier Youssef Chahed, ...

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