Historian Rana Mitter puts latest Hong Kong protests in context

With new, mass peaceful protests again taking center stage in Hong Kong, “a small glimmer of compromise might just be on the way”, says Rana Mitter, professor of the history and politics of modern China at the University of Oxford.

Hong Kong protesters gather for mass rally, in test of pro-democracy movement’s support

Tens of thousands of Hong Kong residents protested Sunday for a massive rally that organisers are hoping will mobilise a million people despite warnings from Beijing. Ten weeks of demonstrations are taking their toll on the financial hub.

Suicide attack targeting Kabul wedding kills at least 60

The death toll from a late-night suicide bombing at a crowded wedding party in the Afghan capital rose to at least 63 on Sunday, including women and children, officials said. It was the deadliest attack in Kabul this year.