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Hong Kong suspends school sessions until Sunday due to protests

All schools will be suspended from Friday to Sunday due to transportation and transportation problems, the Hong Kong Education Office said. The office made the announcement in a statement and urged students to stay away from violence. Anti-government protests paralyzed parts...

Turkey’s iron woman Miral Akchnar slams Erdogan’s son-in-law on economic downturn

Miral Akchnar, head of Turkey's opposition Al-Khair Party, nicknamed "Iron Woman", launched a fierce attack on Finance Minister Berat Albayrak and brother-in-law of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. According to the Turkish newspaper Yenicag, Miral Akchnar criticized Erdogan's brother-in-law, because of the...

Hong Kong police fires tear gas at City University campus amid unrest

Hong Kong riot police fired tear gas at the City University campus in Kowloon Tong on Tuesday, a day after a protester was shot and a man set on fire amid unrest in the city more than five months...

Gantz will meet Yisrael Beiteinu party head to avoid new elections

Benny Gantz, head of the Blue-White coalition, said Monday that he will meet with Yisrael Beiteinu leader Avigdor Lieberman on Tuesday as part of efforts to form a new government. "We will be ready to consider some compromises as long...

Thousands gather to pay tribute to martyrs of Hong Kong protests

Hong Kong protesters held a memorial service for "martyrs" on Saturday and many demanded "revenge" for a student who died in hospital last week after falling from a high place, sparking anger among pro-democracy protesters who began protests in...

Facebook assigned 40 teams to monitor Taiwan elections

Facebook has vowed to increase its monitoring of any attempt to use its platform to intervene in the Taiwan election when the island authorities say they are facing increasing intervention from China. Taiwan will elect a new president and Parliament...

Hong Kong unrest: More than 200 protesters arrested overnight

Hong Kong police arrested more than 200 people in one night for various offenses, including participating in illegal gatherings, possessing dangerous weapons and wearing  mask. In the incident late Saturday, police had to release tear gas, rubber bullets and water...

Pakistan: Opposition assembles in capital, demands PM to resign in 48 hours

Tens of thousands of religious party supporters along with the leaders of the main opposition parties attended a series of protests across Pakistan to demand Prime Minister Imran Khan to resign in two days. According to the local media, security...

China supports Joshua Wong to compete in Hong Kong

Beijing has voiced 'truth and support' over Hong Kong administrator's actions to oust democratic activist Joshua Wong from participating in local elections after months of protests in the city. Wong is a well-known figure in the pro-democracy movement without a...

Arab League prompts Turkey to withdraw the troops from Syria

Arab League foreign ministers condemned the Turkish invasion of Syria, following military action against Kurd militia, prompted Ankara to withdraw the troops from the country. The statement was issued at a special session of the Arab League, following requests from...

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Buyers flock to the Pakistan Lifestyle furniture expo

Over ten thousand buyers visited the 35th Lifestyle Furniture Exhibition on the first day and bought goods from a long...
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