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Opinion  /  Published 10.05.22

Fallen city: Hong Kong China's stronghold

Hong Kong has served as a gateway to China since the British handover of the city a quarter of a century ago. On Sunday, Beijing took its latest step towards slamming that door shut. John Lee, a forme...
By The Editorial Board

World  /  Published 19.04.22

Lanka: 1 dead, many injured

At least one person was killed and over a dozen injured in Sri Lanka after protesters clashed with police in the central town of Rambukkana, a doctor told Reuters, the first fatality since demonstrati...
By Reuters in Colombo

World  /  Published 06.12.21

Soldiers run over Yangon protesters

Five people were killed and at least 15 arrested after Myanmar security forces in a car rammed into an anti-coup protest on Sunday morning in Yangon, local news portal Myanmar Now reported. Witnesses...
By Reuters in Yangon

World  /  Published 24.11.21

S. Korean ex-military dictator dead

Former South Korean military strongman Chun Doo-hwan, who took power in a 1979 coup and brutally crushed pro-democracy protests before going to prison for misdeeds in office, died on Tuesday. He was 9...
By AP/PTI in Seoul

World  /  Published 07.09.21

Kabul: 'Death to Pak' slogans raised

Chanting "death to Pakistan", Afghan protesters, including women, took to the streets of Kabul on Tuesday, as they claimed that Pakistani jets conducted airstrikes in Panjshir province, acco...
By PTI in Peshawar, Kabul

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World  /  Published 04.06.21

Yangon: Activists hold flash mob protest

Around 400 pro-democracy supporters took to the streets of downtown Yangon on Thursday to stage one of the biggest recent demonstrations against military rule in Myanmar’s commercial hub and lar...
By Reuters in Yangon

World  /  Published 04.04.21

5 die in firing as junta plans warrants

Myanmar security forces opened fire on pro-democracy protests on Saturday killing at least five people, a protester and media said, as the military reinforced its bid to end dissent with arrest warran...
By Reuters

World  /  Published 03.12.20

Hong Kong activist gets year in jail

Joshua Wong, a prominent pro-democracy activist in Hong Kong, was sentenced on Wednesday to more than a year in prison for his role in a protest last year, the latest blow to the city’s embattle...
By Austin Ramzy , Tiffany May in Hong Kong

World  /  Published 12.11.20

HK legislators quit in protest

Hong Kong’s pro-democracy lawmakers have resigned en masse following a move by the city’s government to disqualify four pro-democracy legislators. The pro-democracy camp announced their d...
By AP in Hong Kong

World  /  Published 17.08.20

Protests rock Bangkok

More than 10,000 Thai protesters chanting “down with dictatorship” and “the country belongs to the people” rallied in Bangkok on Sunday in by far the biggest anti-government de...
By Reuters in Bangkok


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