Political And Civil Unrest

Police secure stadium ahead of Hong Kong leader's town hall

Sep 26, 2019

Riot police are securing a stadium in Hong Kong for a town hall session by embattled city leader Carrie Lam aimed at cooling down months of protests for greater democracy in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory

Lawyers: 3 Egyptian activists detained amid wave of arrests

Sep 25, 2019

Egyptian lawyers say security forces arrested 3 political activists known for their outspoken criticism of Egypt's government and the president

Death toll rises to 32 in protests in Indonesia's Papua

Sep 24, 2019

The death toll from violent protests in Indonesia's restive Papua province has risen to 32 after more bodies were found under burned buildings

PGA Tour cancels China Series event in Hong Kong for safety

Sep 24, 2019

Tour cancels Hong Kong event on PGA Tour China out of safety, to end season a week earlier in Macau

AP photographer wounded in Haiti shooting

Sep 23, 2019

An Associated Press photographer has been wounded in a shooting that erupted outside Haiti's Senate when a senator fired a pistol during a confrontation with opposition protesters

Egypt: Lawyers say police arrested hundreds over protests

Sep 23, 2019

Egyptian rights lawyers say security forces have rounded up hundreds of people following small but rare anti-government protests

Sudan's new PM launches probe into protesters' deaths

Sep 22, 2019

Sudan's newly appointed prime minister has established an independent committee to investigate the deadly crackdown on the protesters earlier in June

Hong Kong readies for more protests after night of clashes

Sep 22, 2019

Hong Kong braces for another day of protest after a night of violent clashes in which the police used tear gas and 40mm rubber rounds against protesters who threw gasoline bombs toward them and set fires in streets

Traffic around England's Port of Dover disrupted by protest

Sep 21, 2019

Traffic around the Port of Dover, England's major sea connection with France, has been disrupted as a result of a protest by environmental activists

The Latest: Hong Kong police, protesters clash

Sep 21, 2019

Protesters have burned a Chinese flag and police fired pepper spray during a march in an outlying district of Hong Kong in renewed clashes over anti-government grievances

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