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China applies Hong Kong’s security law to Hong Kong citizens of the United States

The Hong Kong police have issued arrest warrants for six democracy-friendly activists living in exile. For the first time, the city authorities have implemented a comprehensive new law to target activists living outside of Hong Kong. These include Samuel Chu, a U.S. citizen living in the United States, Nathan Law, a prominent activist who recently moved to Britain after fleeing …

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US citizens shot dead in the Pakistani courtroom during the blasphemy trial

Tahir Ahmed Naseem, 47, died Wednesday in the northwestern city of Peshawar after a member of the public entered the courtroom and opened fire before the judge, according to official information. His attacker was arrested at the scene. Naseem was brought to trial for blasphemy after allegedly claiming to be a prophet, a crime that is punished with death or …

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Phillies cancels all activities in Citizens Bank Park after 2 employees test positive for COVID-19

Two Phillies employees tested positive for COVID-19, the team said on Thursday afternoon. One is a trainer, the other is an employee of the home club house. It’s a worrying development, even though the Phillies have staggered training this week and taken quick action by canceling all activities in Citizens Bank Park until further notice. The results of the tests …

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Tom Hanks & Rita Wilson are officially Greek citizens

Grandpa! Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson are officially Greek citizens. Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced the exciting news on Instagram on Sunday (July 26). “”@ritawilson @tomhanks are now proud Greek citizens, “Mitsotakis wrote next to a photo with his wife Mareva Grabowski and the Hollywood couple showing off their brand new passports. Wilson, although born in the United States, …

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Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson are officially Greek citizens

In a picture posted by the country’s prime minister on social media, the two proudly hold up their brand new passports. The couple and their children became honorary citizens of Greece last year after officials highlighted Hanks’ role in raising awareness of the 2018 fires, devastating areas near Athens and killing more than 100 people. “Tom Hanks is a person …

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Australia suspends extradition from Hong Kong and offers citizens of the city the path to citizenship

“We have officially notified Hong Kong and advised the Chinese authorities,” he said. The prime minister said Australia had also updated its travel advice for Hong Kong and warned Australians of the possibility of being detained in the city under the “vague” law. Morrison also announced a way to get a permanent residence permit for Hong Kong citizens who want …

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The White House prohibits entry of non-US citizens arriving from Brazil, citing concerns about the corona virus

The White House announced on Sunday that the United States would prohibit the entry of non-citizens from Brazil, as coronavirus cases have risen sharply in recent weeks. According to a White House statement, the Trump administration “has determined that the Federative Republic of Brazil is experiencing widespread and sustained human-to-human virus transmission.” Brazil reported over 347,000 COVID-19 cases on Friday, …

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