HONG Kong's leading democracy activists won an appeal against their jail terms at the city's highest court today, in a case seen as a test for the independence of the city's judiciary, which some feared was under pressure from Beijing. He said the fight for democracy would continue. Nathan Law was found guilty of inciting others to take part in an unlawful assembly. Mr Wong became the global face of the 2014 protests, which were sparked by Beijing's insistence on vetting candidates for ...
Four of Kenya's popular TV channels were switched off last week for attempting to broadcast the "inauguration" of opposition leader Raila Odinga as the "people's president". Transmission was also restored to Nation Television News, said its managing director Linus Kaikai, who said the two broadcasters had been in talks with the government.
In addition, the White House has barred Bannon from speaking about his time on Trump's transition team, his time on the president's staff, and his conversations with Trump after he left the White House, effectively giving investigators very little room to operate.
In the country, the cryptocurrencies ad relating to Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies has scrubbed from search engines and social media in China . Domestic customers began trading on the new exchanges by using virtual private networks (VPNs) that enabled them to bypass government-controlled gateways and connect to exchanges in Hong Kong , Japan and South Korea.
Various security forces have been giving powers to make arrest and ban public gathering following the declaration of the state of emergency . The judges also ordered the government to restore the seats of 12 legislators sacked for defecting from Yameen's party, a move that effectively gave the opposition a majority in parliament and the power to impeach the president .
In 2016, a shallow quake in southern Taiwan killed at least two dozen people. Four other buildings, including two hotels, also tilted during the natural disaster in Hualien, a popular tourist destination on Taiwan's eastern coast, about 120 kilometres south of the capital, Taipei.