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    24th anniversary of Yasmin killing today

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:18am on August 24, 2019

    The 24th anniversary of the killing of Yasmin by some policemen after gang-rape would be observed today. The killing on this day in 1995 pivoted...

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    Turkish police use water cannon, batons on Kurdish protesters

    Reuters . Diyarbakir | Updated at 12:00am on August 21, 2019

    Riot police fired water cannon and tear gas to disperse protesters demonstrating in southeast Turkey on Tuesday against the ousting of three Kurdish mayors five...

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    Hong Kong protesters flood city streets

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 05:06pm on August 18, 2019

    A sea of democracy activists flooded the streets of Hong Kong Sunday in a defiant show to the city’s leaders that their movement still pulls...

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    Sudan military, protesters sign transition deal

    Agence France-Presse . Khartoum | Updated at 12:00am on August 18, 2019

    Sudan’s military council and protest leaders on Saturday signed a hard-won ‘constitutional declaration’ that paves the way for a transition to civilian rule. The agreement...

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    Hong Kong protesters occupy airport

    Reuters . Hong Kong | Updated at 11:55am on August 09, 2019

    Hong Kong’s protests are hitting its economy, the city’s leader Carrie Lam said on Friday, echoing warnings from business leaders including powerful local property developers,...

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    China warns Hong Kong protesters against playing with ‘fire’

    Agence-France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:00am on August 07, 2019

    China warned Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protesters Tuesday that ‘those who play with fire will perish by it’, a day after the most widespread unrest of...

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    HK Protesters demand democracy, liberty, equality at press meet

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 03:09pm on August 06, 2019

    Three masked youngsters from Hong Kong’s anti-government movement took the unusual step on Tuesday of holding a press conference to demand democracy, liberty and equality...

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    HK police fire tear gas as strikes paralyse city

    Reuters . Hong Kong | Updated at 12:00am on August 06, 2019

    Hong Kong police fired tear gas and rubber bullets in fresh clashes with protesters after a general strike caused transport chaos on Monday, and as...

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    HK protesters to stage twin rallies to realise demand

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 12:11pm on August 04, 2019

    Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong are set to defy Chinese authorities with another two major rallies later Sunday, a day after police fired...

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    Russian opposition to stage demo amidst govt crackdown

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow, Russia | Updated at 02:42pm on August 03, 2019

    The Russian opposition vowed to stage another mass rally Saturday despite increasing pressure from...