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Pro-democracy demonstrators holed up in a Hong Kong university campus set the main entrance ablaze Monday after police warned they may use live rounds, deepening fears over how nearly six months of unrest across the city will end.
A 15-year-old girl is killed after a suspension bridge over a river in southwest France collapsed Monday, causing a car, a truck and possibly a third vehicle to plunge into the water, local authorities said.
Videographic on tear gas. Hong Kong riot police swooped on pro-democracy protesters trying to flee a university they had set ablaze Monday, in one of the most violent confrontations seen in nearly six months of unrest.
President Sebastian Pinera condemns for the first time what he called abuses committed by police in dealing with four weeks of violent unrest that have rocked Chile. "There was excessive use of force. Abuses and crimes were committed, and the righ...
A ring once given as a present by the famed Irish writer Oscar Wilde has been recovered. Dutch art detective Arthur Brand, dubbed the "Indiana Jones of the art world", found the item more than 15 years after it was stolen from Oxford University.
Videographic on facial recognition.The experiment was conducted discreetly. Between 2016 and 2018, two surveillance cameras were installed in the Kings Cross area of London to analyse and track passers-by using facial recognition technology.
Smoke can be seen rising from a building at the besieged Hong Kong Polytechnic University where anti-government protesters have been holed up after intense clashes with riot police since the weekend.
Anti-government protesters inside Hong Kong Polytechnic University consider their next move, as riot police surround the building and make arrests outside the campus.
Anti-government protesters try to use their umbrellas to shield themselves as riot police use tear gas and make arrests outside the Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
Anti-government protesters holed up at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University take some rest after intense clashes with the police early on Monday morning. But their respite was cut short when a call to arms was made again to prepare for further bat...
After a night of intense battles, riot police are on standby at the entrance of Hong Kong's Polytechnic University where a fire is also seen raging near a key footbridge.
Hong Kong riot police clash with protesters at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University campus on Monday morning. Earlier, police had warned for the first time in months of unrest that they may use "live rounds" after pro-democracy protesters fired ar...
A large fire burns near an entrance to a besieged Hong Kong campus after protesters threw Molotov cocktails to fend off a police advance on the university, according to AFP reporters at the scene.
Demonstrators arrive at the US embassy in Athens to mark the anniversary of a 1973 uprising against a US-backed junta. The annual march regularly descends into violence and some 5,000 officers were mobilised for the day, backed by drones, a helico...
Protests continue outside the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, which has turned into a base for the pro-democracy movement, with police forces deploying water cannons and armoured vehicles with long-range acoustic devices.
Senegalese President Macky Sall receives French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe at the presidential palace in Dakar to discuss the fight against jihadism in the Sahel.
Iraqis flood the streets of the capital Baghdad in a general strike that bolstered the weeks-long movement demanding a government overhaul. Sit-ins have become the go-to tactic for the rallies that erupted in early October in rage over corruption,...