Pakistani opposition leader Imran Khan Wednesday called off a four-month long protest movement to topple the government following the massacre of nearly 150 people by the Taliban at a school in the northwest.
The demolition of Hong Kong`s main protest camp ended a pro-democracy occupation that paralysed the city for two months, but the campaign has left the city deeply divided both politically and socially, analysts say.
Hong Kong police said today that they would clear out the third and final pro-democracy protest camp next week, putting an end to demonstrations that have blocked traffic in the southern Chinese city's streets for 2 1/2 months.
Several students on Friday staged a protest at Residency Road here over the acid attack on a 21-year-old girl, a student at a private Law college, demanding strict implementation of laws on crimes against women.
British police said on Thursday they had arrested 76 people at a protest about the death of Eric Garner, an unarmed black man killed in New York in a police chokehold, after demonstrators attacked a shopping centre in west London.
Israeli and Palestinian officials issued conflicting accounts on Thursday over the results of an autopsy on a Palestinian minister who died after being shoved and grabbed by the neck by an Israeli policeman at a West Bank protest on Wednesday.
Hong Kong`s student protest leaders said Wednesday that they would "stay to the end" as police prepared to swoop on the city`s main rally site after more than two months of mass pro-democracy demonstrations.
Scores of Aam Aadmi Party and NSUI workers were on Monday detained when they staged protests outside Home Minister Rajnath Singh's residence over the rape of a 27-year-old woman by a taxi driver on Friday night.
More students in Hong Kong who have been protesting for more than two months for free elections in 2017 are contemplating joining a hunger strike begun by student leader Joshua Wong and two other activists.
Hundreds of students Monday protested and ransacked the office of Veer Kunwar Singh University in Bihar's Bhojpur district against the torture of two student leaders in police custody, an official said.