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Hong Kong protests: Triad linked arrests of mob attacks | World news

Six men, some with Triad connections, have been arrested after violent attacks on protocratic protesters in Hong Kong. A spokesman for the police said the men were aged 24 to 54, and several had triad backgrounds, while others were drivers, hawkers, renovation workers or unemployed. Triader are organized criminal networks that work and are also known as the Chinese mafia. …

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Russian LGBT activist Yelena Grigoryeva was murdered in St. Petersburg

Copyright copyright Reuters Captions Grigoryeva, a well-known activist, was arrested in April for taking part in a prohibited protest A prominent LGBT rights campaign has been found dead with several stab wounds and signs of suffocation in the Russian city of St. Petersburg. The body of a 41-year-old woman was found in bushes near her home in the city on …

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South Korea fires warning shot against Russian military aircraft

Copyright copyright Getty Images Captions South Korean F-15K jet flights were sent to capture the Russian planet South Korea fired warning shots against a Russian military A-50 aircraft that entered its airspace on Tuesday, its defense ministry said. Officials said the plane violated the airspace over the islands Dokdo / Takeshima, which were occupied by Seoul but also claimed by …

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Why are so many people getting shot on California highways? | US news

D emarcus Doss and his girlfriend, Joanna Oller, were stuck in rush hour traffic on the Interstate 80 highway in Richmond, California, when the dark gray Dodge Charger had been ominously following them pulled into the exit lane alongside their minivan. A man was leaning waist-deep in the back driver's side window, a black semi-automatic pistol in hand. Boxed in …

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Person of interest sketch released in Northern B.C. homicide

Mounties has released a sketch of a man whom they call a person of interest in their investigation of the murders of Lucas Fowler and Chynna Deese on the Alaska Highway last week. Police released sketch Monday afternoon (July 22), saying that he was seen talking to Fowler in the evening on Sunday, July 14. They ask for public help …

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South Korean jets fire warning shots at Russian planes after airspace violation | World news

South Korean fighter jets have fired warning shots after a Russian military plane violated the country's airspace, officials in Seoul said, in the first such incident between the countries. Chinese military aircraft also entered South Korean airspace in the incident on Three Russian military plans initially violated South Korea's so-called aerial identification zone off its eastern coast on Tuesday morning, …

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Hong Kong police criticized "not protecting" protesters from suspected gang attack

Latest headlines your inbox The latest headlines your inbox Hong Kong police have been accused of not protecting protesters after dozens of masked men started an attack on a train station Men , suspected tri-gangsters, flooded into the rural Yuen Long station and stormed a train where they started a scary attack, films have shown. Eyewitnesses said that white-skinned attackers …

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Venezuela blackout: Power failure throwing land in the dark

Image copyright AFP Captions Most of Caracas have suffered the latest blackout Venezuela has suffered a further severe power outage, with the capital Caracas among the affected areas. It is believed that at least 18 of the country's 23 states have lost power. Minister of Information Jorge Rodrigues claimed the power outage was caused by an "electromagnetic attack" and officials …

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