The streets of Switzerland, South Korea, Isreal, Italy and countries around the globe filled with protestors demanding action Friday -- the second week of climate change marches led by Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg and her Fridays for Future movement.
SOUNDBITE) (English) GRETA THUNBERG, TEENAGE SWEDISH CLIMATE CHANGE ACTIVIST, SAYING: "It is very moving to see everyone, everyone who is so passionate to march and strike.
People of all ages, all generations.
So, yeah, it is very.
It is very good day, I would say." Thunberg spoke ahead of a march in Montreal where U.N.
Aviation leaders are gathering to debate plane emission targets.
The 16-year-old sat down with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, less than a month before a federal election where the environment is one of the top issues for voters.
Her activism has drawn criticism from conservative political leaders.
Earlier this week, U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted sarcastically that Thunberg seemed like "a very happy young girl" after she gave an impassioned speech at the United Nations Climate Summit.
(SOUNDBITE) (English) GRETA THUNBERG, TEENAGE SWEDISH CLIMATE CHANGE ACTIVIST, SAYING: "I don't understand why grown-ups would choose to mock children and teenagers for just communicating and acting on the science when they could do something good instead.
But I guess, they must feel like their worldview or their interests or whatever it is is threatened by us." Thunberg said she views the attempts to silence her as a sign the movement is gaining traction.
A massive anti-China protest was held outside the Chinese Consulate in Canada's Toronto. The protest was organised on the 71st National Day of People's Republic of China. Members of Hong Kong, Tibetan, Vietnamese, Mongolian, Taiwanese and other communities took part in the protest. Members of Indian diaspora in Toronto were also present on Thursday. The protesters chanted 'Free Hong Kong', 'Free Tibet', 'Free Vietnam' among other slogans. During the protest, they also tore the flag of Chinese Communist Party (CCP). The protesters also urged international communities to intervene and take measures to tackle Chinese oppression. A series of anti-China protests have taken place since late June. The protests were also staged in solidarity with India against China's actions in Ladakh. Earlier, protests were also held in Canada's Vancouver and Montreal.
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Warner Bros. Games Montreal has announced its new game set within Batman's world, 'Gotham Knights', at DC Comics' FanDome. During the event, the developers brought nearly eight minutes of gameplay footage for fans to watch. The open-world game is set within Gotham City. The gameplay footage in particular sees Batgirl and Robin team up to take on classic Batman villain Freeze. This is just one of several villains encounters that the vigilantes-turned-heroes will happen upon in the game, according to Warner Bros. Games Montreal's description of the game. Both Robin and Batgirl will "use a variety of abilities, weapons, and unique combat moves to neutralize their foes," the description read. Gotham Knights will be released in 2021.
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[NFA] The U.S. Justice Department said on Monday it has indicted six Russian intelligence agency hackers for a four-year long hacking spree that included attacks against the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics and 2017 French elections. Freddie Joyner has more.
Photo by Mikhail Svetlov/Getty Images The United States accused six Russian government officials of orchestrating a string of high-profile cyberattacks that caused billions of dollars in damage in indictments unsealed on Monday. The alleged cybercrimes include attacks that took down parts of Ukraine's power grid, disrupted the Olympic games in South Korea, and disrupted the computer systems of several US hospitals.