Child killed, several injured as rockets fired at Baghdad’s Green Zone

Four Katyusha rockets landed in Baghdad’s heavily fortified Green Zone and security officials said the attack targeted the U.S. embassy, Iraqi police and security sources said on Tuesday. Sirens blared from the embassy inside the zone, which houses government buildings and foreign missions. One security source said at least four rockets were fired and some… Read More Child killed, several injured as rockets fired at Baghdad’s Green Zone

U.S. President Donald Trump fires top cybersecurity official over election defense

President Donald Trump on Tuesday fired top cybersecurity official Chris Krebs in a message on Twitter, accusing him without evidence of making a “highly inaccurate” statement affirming the November 3 election was secure and rejecting claims of fraud. Trump has made debunked allegations that the election was “rigged” and has refused to concede defeat to… Read More U.S. President Donald Trump fires top cybersecurity official over election defense

Hong Kong police arrest three former lawmakers over May, June legislative protests

Police in Hong Kong said they had arrested three former lawmakers on Wednesday morning over May and June incidents in which foul-smelling liquid was thrown in the city’s legislature, an act police said was intended to cause harm. Pro-democracy activists Ted Hui, Ray Chan and Chu Hoi-dick confirmed the arrests on their Facebook pages. The… Read More Hong Kong police arrest three former lawmakers over May, June legislative protests