Crowds of protesters in Belarus swarmed the streets and thousands of workers rallied outside industrial plants Thursday to denounce a police crackdown on demonstrations over a disputed election that extended the 26-year rule of authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko.
By Yuras Karmanau, Associated Press
Thousands of people turned out in Hong Kong to commemorate the 31st anniversary of the brutal crackdown in Beijing's Tiananmen Square, defying a ban demonstrating during the pandemic. Their aim? To rally against China's moves to impose its legal will…
By Divya Gopalan
A Hong Kong police officer was hit in the leg by an arrow and protesters set an overhead footbridge on fire Sunday as they fought to keep police using tear gas and water cannons from advancing on their university campus…
By Ken Moritsugu, Associated Press
Protests in Hong Kong again turned violent Monday, as people stormed government buildings, breaking windows and defacing walls, in a fiery denunciation of the city's chief executive, Carrie Lam, and her attempts to cede new power to mainland China. Some…
By Nick Schifrin, Dan Sagalyn
The Pakistani government denounced a move by the British Commonwealth suspending its membership and speculation continued over when President Gen. Pervez Musharraf will step down as army chief. Margaret Warner reports from Pakistan on public reaction to the turmoil.
Pakistan remains under emergency rule despite President Pervez Musharraf's pledge to hold parliamentary elections in January. A nuclear security analyst and a Pakistani physicist assess how the political turmoil will affect the security of Pakistan's nuclear program.
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