Hundreds of retired army officers burned tires blocking main highways into Lebanon’s capital on Thursday to protest cuts to their benefits as part of the 2019 draft budget.
Riot police surrounded Hong Kong’s parliament on Monday after authorities said they would go ahead with a proposed extradition law, which would allow suspects to be sent to mainland China,
Sudanese mediators facilitating talks between the army rulers and protest leaders have proposed the country have two transition councils, with one led by generals overseeing security, a protest leader said on Sunday.
Sudan's army ruler said on Wednesday he was open to negotiations even as gunfire crackled across the capital after a crackdown that doctors close to protesters said left at least 60 people dead.
About 250 demonstrators demanding an end to President Paul Biya's rule squared off with dozens of police, many in riot gear, backed up by armoured vehicles.
Gulf Today spoke to Aliya Izbassarova, a Civil activist based in Astana, said, “We hope the international community can now clearly see the way Kazakhstan's authorities treat their people and forge the election results."
Hong Kong was plunged into a fresh political crisis on Sunday night after hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets to thwart a proposed extradition law.
The planned "million-man" march is seen as a test for protest organisers whose movement has been hit by a deadly June 3 raid on a Khartoum sit-in and a subsequent internet blackout that has curbed their ability to mobilise support.
Kerala-based Mahatma Gandhi National Foundation has sought the urgent intervention of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to withdraw a craft beer carrying the image of India’s independence hero who was a prohibitionist.
Protesters waved witty and sometimes rude placards at a what organizers called a "Carnival of Resistance" in Trafalgar Square while Prime Minister Theresa May was in talks with the president a short distance away in Downing Street.