News Brief: Tankers Attacked, Hong Kong Protests, Power Grid Outage
Monday, 17 June 2019 The U.S. blames Iran for the attack on 2 oil tankers in the Gulf Of Oman. Protests in Hong Kong continue over extradition bill. A massive power outage rolled across Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay.
Over the recent days more than a million ordinary Hong Kongers swarmed the streets of the city and shut the government down in stiffer-than-expected resistance to the growing power of China's Communist Party. Business Insider reports that this is a stinging blow to Chinese President Xi Jinping, who...
Hong Kong's protests have drawn millions of people to the city's streets in recent months and thrown the former British colony into its biggest political crisis... Reuters Also reported by •Reuters India •News24 •Eurasia Review •FT.com
HONG KONG (AP) — It's still the world's "freest" economy, one of the biggest global financial centers and a scenic haven for tycoons and tourists, but the... SeattlePI.com Also reported by •Newsy •Seattle Times •Christian Science Monitor
The massive protests that have rattled Hong Kong in recent weeks will put hundreds of thousands of mainland Chinese tourists off visiting the city this year,... WorldNews Also reported by •Christian Science Monitor •Seattle Times •euronews