Students with painted faces hold flags during anti-government protests in Algiers on Tuesday. Reuters
Algeria’s army chief called on Wednesday for dialogue between protesters and state institutions, a day after pushing back against demonstrators’ demands for top politicians to quit.
Hundreds of Algerians rallied on Wednesday outside the offices of the country’s biggest union, calling for its chief to quit over his ties to ousted president Abdelaziz Bouteflika.
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.
The White House is considering cutting taxes or reversing tariffs to head off a recession, US media reported on Monday, despite President Donald Trump’s insistence the economy was in rude health.
Australian firm Oil Search on Tuesday accused Papua New Guinea of backtracking on a deal to build a new liquefied natural gas project and set an August 31 deadline to resolve the dispute.
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she hoped a peaceful weekend anti-government protest was the start of an effort to restore peace and that dialogue with peaceful protesters would