Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Asia Politics

New Russian cabinet: Lavrov remains foreign minister

After the resignation of Dmitry Medvedev and his cabinet, Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin introduced new Russian cabinet in the presence of Kremlin leader Vladimir Putin on Tuesday. Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, who has been in office for almost 16 years,...

Hong Kong: Police brutality peaks with baton charge, pepper spray and rubber bullets

Tens of Thousands of people demonstrated in Hong Kong against Chinese human rights abuses. However, 90 minutes after the start of the approved protest march on Sunday, the police used tear gas, pepper spray and rubber bullets against the...

Violent clashes between security forces and demonstrators in central Tehran

Iranian security forces arrested a number of demonstrators after violent clashes broke out in central Tehran, which resulted in many injuries, according to the Al-Arabiya Al-Hadath news channel. The channel pointed out, on Sunday evening, to the outbreak of demonstrations...

Taiwanese defy Beijing after the victory of Tsai Ing-wen

On Saturday evening a few deliberate sentences and a shy smile from victorious Tsai Ing-wen were enough to inspire her followers. Tens of thousands had gathered outside the headquarters of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) to celebrate the re-election...

Iran: Mehdi Karroubi holds Khamenei responsible for Ukrainian plane

The leader of the reformist opposition, Mehdi Karroubi, criticized the accident that the Revolutionary Guards shot down a Ukrainian plane by mistake, blaming the Iranian Supreme Leader as the commander in chief of the armed forces, after confessions of...

Wang Yi: US must seek solution through dialogue instead violence

The United States (US) should not be "abusing violence" and instead seeking a solution through dialogue, China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi said while contacting his Iranian counterpart. "US dangerous military operations violate norms of international relations that will further worsen...

Maria Zakharova: Russian hardcore diplomat and a skillful dancer

The official spokesperson for the Russian Foreign Ministry, Maria Zakharova, attended a work ceremony, which included entertainment vocals, during which compositions played by a music band that revived the ceremony, she appeared in a video clip, dances gracefully despite...

Erdogan regime continues to crack down: Turkey jails 7 journalists

Seven journalists and other employees of the opposition newspaper were sentenced to prison terms on Friday for helping a network that Ankara says is the mastermind behind the 2016 coup attempt, the Turkish newspaper Suzhou reported. The newspaper, which is...

Huge fire devoured historic Ramsar Hotel in Iran

On Thursday morning, the Iranian authorities seized control of a fire that broke out in the Ramsar Hotel cinema in the city of Ramsar, which is located in the west of Mazandaran Province, on the slopes of the Alborz...

Hong Kong demonstrators continue protests at Christmas

Anti-government protesters in Hong Kong marched in several shopping malls chanting pro-democracy slogans Wednesday, after a day of violent clashes with police leaving a major tourist area decorated for Christmas, covered with tear gas. The protests that escalated in June...

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