A Kuwaiti court has ordered two newspapers to stop printing for a second time in less than two months over articles about a secret probe into allegations of a coup plot to overthrow the Gulf monarchy`s government.
The leader of a movement aimed at ousting Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra announced that protests in Bangkok will be shut down this weekend but made it clear that the fight against the government was far from over.
Karimnagar district of Telangana region is observing a shutdown Wednesday to protest Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy`s move in taking away the legislative affairs portfolio from Civil Supplies Minister D Sridhar Babu.
Two persons were shot dead as Bangladesh`s main opposition BNP and its allies today began a 72-hour nationwide blockade to push for the postponement of general elections, a day after ending another protest that claimed 22 lives.
The dawn-to-dusk state-wide shutdown Monday, called by the Left to protest an order on implementation of the Kasturirangan panel report on conserving Western Ghats environment, has virtually confined people indoors.
Terming the current debt crisis in America as "mission-critical", the International Monetary Fund has warned the US that its impending debt crisis could damage not only its domestic economy, but the entire global economy.