Hong Kong: ‘It’s too little, too late’

Proposals for a controversial extradition law have been suspended, say Hong Kong’s chief executive Carrie Lam. Some critics are unhappy with the decision, calling for a complete removal, not suspension of the law. The decision follows mass protests in the city, and a previous refusal to halt the proposed law which would have allowed extradition […]

Hong Kong: ‘It’s too little, too late’

Proposals for a controversial extradition law have been suspended, say Hong Kong’s chief executive Carrie Lam. Some critics are unhappy with the decision, calling for a complete removal, not suspension of the law. The decision follows mass protests in the city, and a previous refusal to halt the proposed law which would have allowed extradition […]

Pakistan ex-leader’s supporters gather over arrest

Asif Ali Zardari, the former president of Pakistan, has been arrested at his home in Islamabad over a money laundering case. It followed an appearance at the Islamabad High Court, where his request to have his pre-arrest bail extended was rejected. Mr Zardari and his sister are accused of hiding financial kickbacks in fake accounts. […]

Kohli praised for defending Smith from booing crowds

Image copyright PA India cricket captain Virat Kohli is winning hearts for his gesture defending Australian player Steve Smith, after he was booed by Indian fans during Sunday’s match. Kohli, who was batting as Smith fielded in the deep, walked towards the Indian crowd and motioned for them to applaud instead of booing him. Speaking […]