Political And Civil Unrest

Hong Kong suspends trains, appeals to public after rioting

Oct 5, 2019

All subway and trains services are closed in Hong Kong after another night of rampaging violence that a new ban on face masks failed to quell

Violence escalates in Iraq even after top cleric urges calm

Oct 4, 2019

Security forces opened fire directly at hundreds of anti-government demonstrators Friday in central Baghdad, killing at least 17 protesters and injuring dozens

The Latest: Protesters block section of Baghdad airport road

Oct 3, 2019

Iraqi officials say anti-government protesters in the Iraqi capital have blocked a section of Baghdad’s international airport road and torched two local government buildings farther north

Egypt releases 3 foreigners arrested over protests

Oct 3, 2019

Egyptian airport officials say two Jordanians and a Sudanese arrested in Cairo amid the recent crackdown that followed anti-government protests have been released and flown back to their home countries

Hong Kong teen protester shot by police to be charged

Oct 3, 2019

Police say criminal charges will be filed against the 18-year-old Hong Kong student who was the first victim of police gunfire in the pro-democracy protests

Iraqi police fire on protesters in Baghdad; 1 killed

Oct 1, 2019

Iraqi security forces fired live bullets, tear gas and water cannons to disperse hundreds of anti-government protesters in Baghdad Tuesday, triggering hours-long battles in which one person was killed and 200 injured

Angry Dutch farmers descend on The Hague to demand respect

Oct 1, 2019

Thousands of farmers are heading to The Hague, many driving tractors slowly through the morning traffic rush hour, for a national day of protest to demand more respect for their profession

Egyptian president says he'll protect the poor, middle-class

Sep 30, 2019

Egypt's president says he'll protect the poor, middle-class hard hit by his government's austerity measures

Nicaragua's Nuevo Diario paper stops printing after 39 years

Sep 27, 2019

Nicaragua's Nuevo Diario paper suspends printing after 39 years

AP Photos: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

Sep 27, 2019

AP Photos: Indonesia protests, Hong Kong unrest, South Asia floods, Rugby World Cup

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