Sep 1 2015 Lebanese Protesters Stage Environment Ministry Sit-in

Dozens of Lebanese protesters staged a sit-in inside the environment ministry in the capital Beirut on Tuesday, calling on Minister Mohammad Machnouk to resign, a Reuters witness said.
Lebanon has been hit by a series of protests against the government ignited by a dispute over uncollected rubbish in the country.
A Reuters witness said that soldiers watched [...]

 

Sep 1 2015 Lebanese Protesters Stage Environment Ministry Sit-in

Dozens of Lebanese protesters staged a sit-in inside the environment ministry in the capital Beirut on Tuesday, calling on Minister Mohammad Machnouk to resign, a Reuters witness said.
Lebanon has been hit by a series of protests against the government ignited by a dispute over uncollected rubbish in the country.
A Reuters witness said that soldiers watched [...]

 

Sep 1 2015 Malaysian PM’s Tenure Uncertain Following Finance Scandal

Malaysia’s Prime Minister Najib Razak is battling against calls for his resignation over a $700 million financial scandal. Weekend rallies calling for his ouster drew as many as 200,000 people protesting in Kuala Lumpur. Analysts are divided over whether the prime minister can hang on to power.
Allegations of corruption
The trouble for Prime Minister Najib Razak [...]

 

Sep 1 2015 Malaysian PM’s Tenure Uncertain Following Finance Scandal

Malaysia’s Prime Minister Najib Razak is battling against calls for his resignation over a $700 million financial scandal. Weekend rallies calling for his ouster drew as many as 200,000 people protesting in Kuala Lumpur. Analysts are divided over whether the prime minister can hang on to power.
Allegations of corruption
The trouble for Prime Minister Najib Razak [...]

 

Sep 1 2015 Ukraine Protest Death Toll Rises to 3

The death toll from violent protests in Ukraine rose to three on Tuesday when two more National Guard officers died from injuries suffered in a grenade explosion, officials said.
In the worst outburst of violence in Kyiv since the new government took power in 2014, nationalist protesters clashed with police and National Guard troops outside Ukraine’s [...]

 

Sep 1 2015 Ukraine Protest Death Toll Rises to 3

The death toll from violent protests in Ukraine rose to three on Tuesday when two more National Guard officers died from injuries suffered in a grenade explosion, officials said.
In the worst outburst of violence in Kyiv since the new government took power in 2014, nationalist protesters clashed with police and National Guard troops outside Ukraine’s [...]

 

Sep 1 2015 Ethical Investors Challenge Australia’s Secretive Refugee Camps

Investors in the company that runs Australia’s secretive refugee camps are starting to flex their muscles in a way that may achieve what refugee advocates and politicians have failed to for years – greater transparency and oversight.
Australia’s offshore immigration detention system, which involves intercepting refugee boat arrivals and processing applications for protection visas on islands [...]

 

Sep 1 2015 Ethical Investors Challenge Australia’s Secretive Refugee Camps

Investors in the company that runs Australia’s secretive refugee camps are starting to flex their muscles in a way that may achieve what refugee advocates and politicians have failed to for years – greater transparency and oversight.
Australia’s offshore immigration detention system, which involves intercepting refugee boat arrivals and processing applications for protection visas on islands [...]

 

Sep 1 2015 Turkish Police Raid Gulen-linked Conglomerate

Turkish police raided the offices of a conglomerate with close links to U.S.-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen, an ally-turned-foe of President Tayyip Erdogan, company officials said on Tuesday.
Erdogan, who wants to win back a majority for the ruling AK Party in a snap Nov. 1 election, accuses Gulen of seeking to overthrow him by means [...]

 

Sep 1 2015 Turkish Police Raid Gulen-linked Conglomerate

Turkish police raided the offices of a conglomerate with close links to U.S.-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen, an ally-turned-foe of President Tayyip Erdogan, company officials said on Tuesday.
Erdogan, who wants to win back a majority for the ruling AK Party in a snap Nov. 1 election, accuses Gulen of seeking to overthrow him by means [...]

 
 
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