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Hong Kong shopping malls, metro close early ahead of protests

Hong Kong is one of the world`s top shopping cities but four months of often violent protests have severely dented that reputation, with more than 100 shops closed, scores vandalised and malls now becoming sites for sit-ins by protesters.

Oct 10, 2019, 20:29 PM IST

Hong Kong protesters stage peaceful rallies calling for 'liberation'

Hong Kong is struggling to recover from a weekend of violent clashes between police and tens of thousands of protesters, with parts virtually cut off due to a paralysed metro that was a target of vandalism amid four months of often violent unrest.

Oct 09, 2019, 20:25 PM IST

Hong Kong police stage show of force on streets, jeered by residents

Many Hong Kongers say police have used excessive force against protesters - some of them school students and young adults - and want an independent inquiry into police action.

Oct 07, 2019, 22:42 PM IST

Death toll in Iraq unrest passes 100, government issues new promises

The Iraqi Interior Ministry said the toll was now 104 killed and more than 6,000 wounded in violence since Tuesday but denied government forces had shot directly at demonstrators.

Oct 06, 2019, 23:26 PM IST

Chinese soldiers in Hong Kong warn protesters as emergency rules fail to quell unrest

The People`s Liberation Army (PLA) garrison in Kowloon district warned a crowd of a few hundred protesters they could be arrested for targeting its troops and barracks walls with laser lights. 

Oct 06, 2019, 21:56 PM IST

At least 18 killed in Iraq protests overnight, government issues new promises

Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi`s 17-point plan was the result of an emergency cabinet meeting on Saturday night and comes after days of offering only vague reform promises. 

Oct 06, 2019, 20:00 PM IST

Hong Kong protesters to rally after another night of violence

Demonstrators chanted anti-government slogans in a New Territories shopping mall as pro-China demonstrators sang the Chinese national anthem on Victoria Peak under a sweltering sun.

Sep 29, 2019, 13:16 PM IST

Hong Kong protesters block streets at stadium after leader's 'open dialogue'

Inside the British colonial-era Queen Elizabeth Stadium, residents had earlier chastised Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam, accusing her of ignoring the public and exacerbating a crisis that has no end in sight.

Sep 26, 2019, 20:54 PM IST

Hong Kong reopens after violent weekend of clashes and protests

Thousands of anti-government protesters, many clad in black masks, caps and shades to obscure their identity, had raced through the streets, engaged in cat-and-mouse tactics with police, setting street fires and blocking roads in the heart of the former British colony where many key business districts are located.

Sep 16, 2019, 09:44 AM IST

Hong Kong police fire tear gas as clashes erupt after protesters seek help from Donald Trump

Hong Kong police moved on protesters from the Central business district who dispersed to nearby Admiralty, the bar district of Wan Chai and on to Causeway Bay in a now familiar pattern of cat-and-mouse clashes over three months of unrest.

Sep 08, 2019, 20:43 PM IST

Hong Kong on edge after weekend of clashes, airport disruption

Protesters in Hong Kong have called for a general strike on Monday but the city appeared to return to relative calm with shops open, trains operating and workers making their way to offices across the global financial hub.

Sep 02, 2019, 08:38 AM IST

Anti-govt protests again erupt in Hong Kong over extradition bill

Hong Kong began another volatile weekend on Saturday, with anti-government protests taking place across the city, including one at the international airport for a second day. Increasingly violent protests have plunged Hong Kong into its most serious political crisis for decades, posing a serious challenge to the central government in Beijing.

Aug 10, 2019, 13:19 PM IST

Protesters gather in Hong Kong as rival rally supports police

More than a thousand mostly black-clad activists gathered in Hong Kong`s Mong Kok district ahead of a protest march on Saturday, as the Chinese-controlled city braced for another weekend of anti-government demonstrations.

Aug 03, 2019, 14:59 PM IST

Protests across Balochistan against Pakistan

Protests across Balochistan against Pakistan. Watch this video to know more.

Feb 05, 2019, 10:18 AM IST

Police clash with 'yellow vest' protesters in Paris

French riot police clashed with "yellow vest" protesters in central Paris on Saturday during the latest wave of demonstrations against high living costs which have shaken President Emmanuel Macron`s authority.

Dec 08, 2018, 23:20 PM IST

No protests, demonstrations should be held at Sabarimala: Kerala High Court

The Kerala High Court Tuesday ordered that no protests or demonstrations should be held at Sabarimala, holding that it was not a place for such activities.

Nov 27, 2018, 22:41 PM IST

Goa activists to step up protests for ailing CM Manohar Parrikar's resignation

A civil society group demanding the resignation of Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar owing to his ill-health on Saturday decided to intensify their agitation.

Nov 24, 2018, 20:40 PM IST

TDB to meet Friday to find amicable solution to Sabarimala row

The Travancore Devaswom Board will meet on Friday in Thiruvananthapuram to find an amicable solution to the row

Oct 18, 2018, 21:24 PM IST

Sabarimala head priest denies social media reports of closing temple for women, Kerala DGP orders action

A day after Sabarimala Temple was opened for all in Kerala, the Director General of Police ordered the cyber cell to register complaints against people who are spreading hatred posts over social media. 

Oct 18, 2018, 16:14 PM IST

Protesters wave Pakistani and ISIS flags in Srinagar; pelt stones on forces after Eid namaz

Later, massive clashes broke out between the security forces and protestors.

Aug 22, 2018, 10:16 AM IST