One more nabbed for allegedly inciting police attack

Police on Monday took a man into custody for allegedly inciting others to attack officers, following two similar arrests the day before. The force said the suspect, 34, planned to stage "chopping attacks" targeting officers on specific days in a post on an online forum on July 2. Police made...

Two arrested for inciting others to attack police

Police on Sunday arrested two people for allegedly inciting others to kill officers and set police premises on fire. Authorities said a 20-year-old woman and a 26-year-old man posted the messages on social media on July 2 – a day after a police officer was stabbed and injured in Causeway...

Man arrested over firebomb attack at Government House

Police said they have arrested a 24-year-old man in connection with a suspected firebomb attack at the Chief Executive's residence in Central in the early hours of Thursday. The force said the jobless man was arrested in Ma On Shan on Friday morning and they're investigating his motive. Authorities were...

Police officer stabbed outside Sogo, suspect dies

A policeman was stabbed outside the Sogo department store in Causeway Bay at about 10 pm on Thursday evening and the suspect died in hospital about an hour later. Police confirmed the alleged attack on their Facebook page, saying the left side of the officer's back was "seriously wounded" and...

Russian spy chief denies cyberattack in BBC interview

Director of Russia's Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR) Sergei Naryshkin delivers a speech during the opening ceremony of the VII Moscow Conference on International Security MCIS-2018 in Moscow, Russia, on April 4, 2018. (ALEXANDER NEMENOV / AFP) LONDON - Russia's spy chief on Tuesday denied responsibility for the SolarWinds cyberattack but...

Student pleads guilty over attack on policeman

A student on Monday pleaded guilty to rioting in connection with an attack on a police officer in Mong Kok last year. The District Court heard that Jeffrey Nou, 20, was among a group of protesters who blockaded a road near Prince Edward MTR Station on February 29, 2020. One...

Police: 12 people beheaded in terror attack in Mozambique

This handout picture from the World Food Programme taken on March 18, 2021 shows two women walking around precarious tents in a temporary settlement center in Palma, Cabo Delgado province, northern Mozambique. (GRANT LEE NEUENBURG / WFP / AFP) JOHANNESBURG - Twelve people, possibly foreigners, were found beheaded following an...

Electoral changes are an attack on HK rights: UK

2021-03-10 HKT 22:24" title="UK Foreign Office minister Nigel Adams says Beijing's planned reform of the SAR's electoral system are a "further attack on Hong Kong's rights and freedoms." Image: Shutterstock"> UK Foreign Office minister Nigel Adams says Beijing's planned reform of the SAR's electoral system are a "further attack on...

US says Legco changes a direct attack on autonomy

2021-03-06 HKT 03:30" title="The United States condemns China's "continuing assault on democratic institutions in Hong Kong," State Department spokesman Ned Price told a news briefing. Photo: Reuters"> The United States condemns China's "continuing assault on democratic institutions in Hong Kong," State Department spokesman Ned Price told a news briefing. Photo:...

‘Patient likely died of heart attack, not vaccine’

'Patient likely died of heart attack, not vaccine' An panel of experts on Wednesday unanimously took the view that a 63-year-old patient likely died of a heart attack on Sunday, and that his death had no direct link with the Sinovac Covid-19 vaccine that he received two days before his...

Italian ambassador to DR Congo killed in attack

Moroccan soldiers of the MONUSCO (United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the DR Congo) patrol the road in the Kibumba area in the Virunga National Park, 25km from Goma, on February 22, 2021, where Italy's ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo was killed earlier when a UN convoy came...

Europol: 10 held for alleged US$100m cryptocurrency theft

AMSTERDAM - Europol, the European police agency, said on Wednesday it had assisted in the arrest of 10 hackers suspected of stealing US$100 million in cryptocurrency in a “SIM-swapping” attack that allowed suspects to gain access to their victims’ phones. “The attacks orchestrated by this criminal gang targeted thousands of...

US Capitol prepared, tense for inauguration

Final preparations are made ahead of the 59th Presidential Inauguration at the US Capitol in Washington, Jan 19, 2021. (CAROLYN KASTER / AP) The turning of the US Capitol into a fortress of fences, concrete barriers and security checkpoints continued on Monday as thousands of National Guard troops and federal...