Violence accompanied Freedom as it came one midnight in 1947 but transfer of power from the British to local hands was a smooth affair. Leaders of the Congress and the Muslim League took over from them in New Delhi and Karachi respectively.
Thai opposition party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit called for a peaceful protest on Saturday after asking supporters to mobilise in the face of a possible ban on his Future Forward party.
The extremely provocative act of right-wing extremist Swedish politician Rasmus Paludan burning the copy of Holy Qur’an in front of the Turkiye embassy in Stockholm on Saturday was an act of political hara-kiri for Sweden. Turkiye President Recep Tayyip Erodgan was opposing the entry of Sweden into NATO because he argued
It was one of the largest public demonstrations in recent Mauritian history. SIddick, 65, who declined to give his full name said: “I travelled two hours to get here. I’ve never seen so many people before.”
Jacob Blake, the young black man shot in the back multiple times by a white police officer in Wisconsin, said "it hurts to breathe" and that he was in constant pain in a video message from his hospital bed.
Their rally on the city’s Silom Road was billed as a counterpoint to a fashion show being held on Thursday evening by Princess Sirivannavari Nariratana, a daughter of King Maha Vajiralongkorn.
The NHS employees’ demands for a substantial pay raise with justifications and reluctance on the part of government with even more valid justifications are conflicting (“Pressure mounts on Sunak as hospital agitators turn fiercer,” Feb.7, Gulf Today website). Since NHS nurses are organised, they can present their demands collectively.