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.
'Serious patients will not be left untreated as the senior doctors have not stopped the emergency treatment'
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.
Saudi Arabia on Tuesday reiterated that any peace deal should be based on the Saudi-led Arab peace initiative that has been the Arab consensus on the necessary elements for a deal since 2002. Riyadh voiced support for “international efforts aimed at improving prosperity, investment and economic growth in the region.”