German Chancellor Angela Merkel is vowing to increase military spending in response to U.S. plans to pull troops from her country.
President Trump is calling on China to find a peaceful solution for Hong Kong amid reports of a possible military crackdown. One America’s Kristian Rouz has the latest.
The Hong Kong airport grounds all flights for the second day in a row as protesters continue to swarm the terminals. Airport officials made the announcement Monday as thousands of pro-democracy protesters remain seated in the world’s most busy terminal.
Chinese officials issued a sharp warning to protesters in Hong Kong amid ongoing anti-government demonstrations. On Tuesday, a government spokesperson said demonstrators should not underestimate the strength of the Chinese government.
Business in Hong Kong remains sluggish as protests continue to plague the streets for the eighth consecutive week.
Protesters in Hong Kong clash with police, as demonstrations continue in the Chinese territory. Reports Saturday said thousands rallied in a town near the border with mainland China, opposing Chinese traders who make trips into Hong Kong to buy goods to sell in Beijing. Demonstrators chanted for the traders to go home, saying they’ve fueled inflation, driven up property prices, and dodged taxes. They said they aren’t against the travel and buying, but want it to be orderly and legal.
Britain and the U.S. are expressing support for the protesters in Hong Kong amid reports of a possible Chinese military crackdown on the city-state. One America’s Kristian Rouz looks into the matter.