World

Protesters clash with riot police as they try to leave the surrounded campus of Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU), in Hong Kong, China November 18, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
Protesters clash with riot police as they try to leave the surrounded campus of Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU), in Hong Kong, China November 18, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Hong Kong protesters pinned back on campus amid fears of crackdown

HONG KONG,  (Reuters) – Hong Kong police laid siege to a university today, firing rubber bullets and tear gas to pin back anti-government protesters armed with petrol bombs and other weapons and stop them from fleeing amid fears of a bloody crackdown.

Cuba cries foul as doctors head home from Bolivia

HAVANA (Reuters) – The first of around 700 Cuban doctors were scheduled to fly home from strife-torn Bolivia yesterday as officials railed against what they charged was slander and mistreatment by Bolivia’s conservative interim government.

The ePaper edition, on the Web & in stores for Android, iPhone & iPad.

Included free with your web subscription. Learn more.