Students with painted faces hold flags during anti-government protests in Algiers on Tuesday. Reuters
Thousands of protesters gathered in central Algiers on Friday, piling pressure on President Abdel Aziz Bouteflika to resign days after the country's powerful military called for his removal.
Algeria’s magistrates, who play a key role overseeing the country’s elections, said on Saturday they would boycott a July 4 presidential election in support of the protest movement.
Human rights groups on Wednesday called on Southeast Asian leaders to rethink their approach to the Rohingya refugee crisis ahead of a regional summit in Bangkok this week.
The police arrested 12 Asians involved in the racket. The drugs were hidden in different areas of the country. Police said they also seized half a million captagon tablets.
Members of Hong Kong’s legislature met on Wednesday for the first time since the largest anti-government protest in the city’s history, with many opposition lawmakers slamming the pro-Beijing administration’s