People chant slogans during a protest to push for the removal of the current political structure in Algiers, Algeria, on Friday. Reuters
Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s decision to resign before his mandate ends on April 28 is a step in the right direction. A peaceful and democratic transition that addresses the genuine concerns of the Algerian people will be the best way forward.
Hundreds of Algerian protesters gathered on Friday in the capital despite a spate of arrests ahead of the latest weekly rally since the April 2 resignation of longtime president Abdelaziz Bouteflika, correspondents said.
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.
All eyes are on The International Court of Justice that will deliver on Wednesday its verdict on Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav, sentenced to death for alleged espionage by a Pakistani military court.
His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, has issued Emiri Decree No. 21 of 2019, amending Emiri Decree No. 59 of 2015 regarding internal policies and regulations surrounding the Sharjah Consultative Council, SCC, elections.
The Sharjah Police have appealed to members of the society via their social networking platforms in Arabic and English for anyone who has information about the missing Indian boy, Mohammad Parvez, who has been absent from his family’s home since July 7, 2019 to contact on these numbers (80040 or 06-5943210).
The Philippine Consulate General (PCGDXB), in collaboration with sports enthusiasts and in its efforts to continually cement camaraderie among the 400,000 Filipinos in Dubai and the Northern Emirates, is staging a Philippine inter-city basketball tournament from Aug. 9 to Sept. 20.