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    Paris Opera ballet dancers hang up shoes in pension-reform protest

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 10:28pm on December 10, 2019

    When tens of thousands of French workers downed tools and took to the streets in protest against pension reform last Thursday, in their midst was...

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    Hong Kong sees biggest protests

    Reuters . Hong Kong | Updated at 02:02am on December 09, 2019

    Vast crowds of black-clad demonstrators thronged Hong Kong on Sunday in the largest anti-government protests since local elections last month that boosted the pro-democracy movement...

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    Iran unveils budget of resistance

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 11:46pm on December 08, 2019

    Iran’s president Hassan Rouhani announced Sunday what he called a ‘budget of resistance’ to counter crippling US sanctions, weeks after a fuel price hike sparked...

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    Friend to be quizzed for 4 days as protests on

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:53pm on December 08, 2019

    A Dhaka court on Sunday granted investigators four days to question Abdur Rahman Saikat, a friend of Stamford University student Rubaiyat Sharmin Rumpa who was...

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    The poverty of protest

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 08, 2019

    THE Italian Marxist, Antoni Gramsci, in his magnum opus The Prison Notebooks defined a crisis as consisting ‘precisely in the fact that the old is...

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    Raids on press in India

    AG Noorani | Updated at 12:00am on December 08, 2019

    EVER since the Modi government assumed power, it has been persecuting dissent. Latterly, its wrath fell on Amnesty International India and other NGOs whose premises...

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    3rd general strike keeps pressure on Colombia’s Duque

    Agence-France-Presse . Colombia | Updated at 03:25pm on December 05, 2019

    Thousands of protesters took part in anti-government demonstrations in Colombia’s capital Bogota and other cities Wednesday during the country’s third general strike in two weeks....

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    Dhaka University teacher continues protests

    DU Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on December 03, 2019

    Dhaka University economics teacher Rushed Faridi continued demonstration for consecutive five days on Monday demanding to go back to classroom. As the department was not...

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    Students’ most demands remain unmet

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 01:13am on December 02, 2019

    Most of the major demands of the students placed during the countrywide student protests that erupted after the death of two Shaheed Ramiz Uddin Cantonment...

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    Hong Kong police fire tear gas as protesters return to streets

    Reuters . Hong Kong | Updated at 01:37pm on December 01, 2019

    Police fired tear gas to disperse thousands of anti-government protesters in Hong Kong on Sunday, after a rare lull in violence, as residents took to...