Pressure in New York against partner birth ban

Protests have mounted against a ban on partners being present during births in New York due to coronavirus. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skynews Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/skynews For more content go to http://news.sky.com and download our apps: Apple: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/sky-news/id316391924?mt=8 Android … Read more Pressure in New York against partner birth ban

Donald Trump warns of possible quarantine in hot-spot areas

US President Donald Trump revealed he was mulling over a possible quarantine of New York, New Jersey and certain parts of Connecticut. Trump said such a lockdown would be announced “one way or the other fairly soon”. Read more about the possible new measures that could help towards stopping the spread of coronavirus from reaching … Read more Donald Trump warns of possible quarantine in hot-spot areas

Violent protests erupt in China as Hubei natives blocked from leaving

Residents of China’s coronavirus-stricken Hubei province appeared to clash with police as they were blocked from crossing a bridge to neighbouring Jiangxi. Video clips widely circulated online showed rare protests apparently sparked over fears that travellers could spread the infectious disease. China lifted tough restrictions this week that prevented people from leaving Hubei – where … Read more Violent protests erupt in China as Hubei natives blocked from leaving

‘Ming’: ‘If you mess around with us, you will end up badly.’

“Ming” is a 15 year-old growing up in Hong Kong in 2019. The Special Administrative Region of China may be one of the most cosmopolitan cities in Asia, but like countless of his generation, “Ming” is frustrated, dissatisfied and unhappy. Speaking to CGTN’s Liu Xin about the protests that he had taken part in, “Ming” … Read more ‘Ming’: ‘If you mess around with us, you will end up badly.’

Lost in Hong Kong – Liu Xin’s Perspective

The Hong Kong protests which erupted in June 2019 against the fugitive bill rocked the city and quickly dominated headlines. Many have tried to understand and make sense of the situation. Adding a voice to this understanding is China Global Television Network’s (CGTN) senior host and journalist Liu Xin. Liu Xin joined CCTVNEWS, the predecessor … Read more Lost in Hong Kong – Liu Xin’s Perspective

Coronavirus crisis is a ‘media trick’, says Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro

Brazil’s far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro has dismissed coronavirus threat as media ‘hysteria’ over coronavirus, he said he would only catch a ‘little cold’ and was not concerned about the virus. Bolsonaro claimed a wave of pot-banging protests, which entered their sixth night on Sunday, were a part of a media-backed plot to topple him as … Read more Coronavirus crisis is a ‘media trick’, says Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro

Guinea referendum: Vote could allow president to extend term in power

Guinea’s opposition says at least 10 people have died in violence with police following a controversial referendum and parliamentary vote. Critics of President Alpha Conde say the new constitution would impose a limit of two six-year terms. which could see him in power for another 12 years. Anti-government protests against the polls started in October. … Read more Guinea referendum: Vote could allow president to extend term in power

Nirbhaya Case: India Hangs 4 Convicts for 2012 Gang Rape and Murder

Four convicts were hanged in India for the 2012 gang rape and murder of a 23-year-old physiotherapy student on a moving bus in New Delhi. The men were hanged at Tihar Jail in New Delhi, Press Trust of India reported, quoting jail authorities. Flag waving demonstrators gathered outside the prison gates with one man carrying … Read more Nirbhaya Case: India Hangs 4 Convicts for 2012 Gang Rape and Murder

Delhi gang rape: Four sentenced to death

The four men involved in the Delhi gang-rape died this Friday morning after their death sentence was executed. An Indian court had sentenced them for the gang rape and murder of a student in the capital Delhi in December 2012, a case that led to violent protests across India and new laws against rape. The … Read more Delhi gang rape: Four sentenced to death

India hangs four men over 2012 Delhi bus gang rape and murder

Four men convicted of raping and murdering a student in India have been executed. They attacked the 23-year-old physiotherapy student on a bus in New Delhi in 2012 then left her to die on a road. The case set off mass protests in the country, which has one of the highest cases of sexual violence … Read more India hangs four men over 2012 Delhi bus gang rape and murder