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    Protests held against gender violence in Spain

    Agence-France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 12:00am on September 22, 2019

    Protesters took to the rain soaked streets of Madrid and dozens of other cities across Spain on Friday to raise the alarm against violence against women and demand tougher...

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    Suu Kyi lies about Rohingyas, alleges Cameron

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:11am on September 22, 2019

    Myanmar’s state counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi, during her conversation with former British prime minister David Cameron, claimed that Rohingyas are not from her country...

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    ‘Millions’ protest in youth-led global climate strike

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 12:28am on September 22, 2019

    Masses of children skipped school to join a global strike against climate change that teen activist Greta Thunberg said was ‘only the beginning,’ ahead of...

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    Two Indian states to hold elections in October

    Reuters . Mumbai | Updated at 12:40am on September 22, 2019

    Two Indian states will go to the polls in October, the election commissioner said on Saturday, in a test of prime minister Narendra Modi’s popularity...

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    Hong Kong police, protesters clash in 16th weekend of rallies

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 12:48am on September 22, 2019

    Riot police and protesters in Hong Kong fought brief skirmishes near the Chinese border on Saturday, the latest clashes during huge pro-democracy protests that have...

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    Thousands protest in Algiers despite tight security

    Agence-France-Presse . Algiers | Updated at 12:00am on September 22, 2019

    Thousands of protesters took to the streets of the Algerian capital on Friday in defiance of a heavy security presence to demand the ouster of the country’s army chief...

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    Dozens arrested in Egypt after rare anti-Sisi protests

    Agence-France-Presse . Cairo | Updated at 12:00am on September 22, 2019

    Rare small protests were staged overnight in Cairo and other Egyptian cities calling for the removal of president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, but authorities quickly dispersed them and...

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    Activists get down, dirty clearing rubbish mass cleanup day

    Agence-France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 12:00am on September 22, 2019

    Thousands of activists fanned out across beaches and rivers throughout Asia Saturday, picking up rubbish and drawing attention to the amount of trash that is dumped worldwide, a day after...