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Thousands march as Hong Kong protests near half-year mark

GBnews24desk// Chanting "Fight for freedom" and "Stand with Hong Kong," a sea of protesters formed a huge human snake winding through the Causeway Bay shopping district. The protest ground to a standstill at times, with thousands of…

North Korea conducts ‘very important test’

GBnews24desk// North Korea said Sunday it had carried out a "very important test" at its space launch centre, as Pyongyang ramps up pressure on Washington over stalled nuclear talks. The announcement of Saturday's test at the Sohae…

‘Mega fire’ forms north of Sydney

GBnews24desk// Several Australian bushfires have combined to form a "mega fire" that is burning out of control across a swathe of land north of Sydney, authorities said Friday, warning they cannot contain the blaze. New South Wales…

4 killed, 4 people missing in gas blast in Poland

GBnews24desk// Officials in southern Poland say rescuers have found the bodies of four victims and are looking for four missing people after a gas explosion destroyed a house. Silesia provincial Govt. Jaroslaw Wieczorek says the…

France braced for biggest national strike in years

GBnews24desk// France is preparing for severe disruption as millions of workers go on strike in protest at being forced to retire later or face reduced pensions. School and transport workers will join police, lawyers and hospital and…

Bus crash in northern Chile kills 20

GBnews24desk// Authorities say a bus has fallen down a ravine in northern Chile, killing at least 20 people. The bus ran off a winding road Sunday night in the Taltal region and rescuers were still trying to retrieve victims on…

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