A politician who forced Armenia’s prime minister to resign led thousands of people on a march yesterday after which he said he was ready to take the reins of power and would keep up pressure on the ruling elite until they agreed to real change.
The Philippines apologised yesterday for what Kuwait viewed as violation of its sovereignty after the Southeast Asian nation’s embassy “rescued” several domestic workers from their employers’ homes amid reports of abuse.
Police with assault rifles patrolled entry points to Boracay island yesterday just days before a six-month shutdown and clean-up of one of the Philippines’ top tourist attractions.
Nicaragua was sliding into unchartered territory yesterday with protests against longtime President Daniel Ortega swelling to outpace a robust police crackdown in which at least 27 people have been killed.
Hundreds of Bangladeshis staged protests and tearful tributes at Rana Plaza yesterday on the fifth anniversary of one of the world’s worst industrial disasters, when a textile factory complex collapsed and killed at least 1,130 people.
Five years on from the industrial disaster that killed over 1,130 clothing factory workers in Bangladesh, high street fashion giants have invested millions in developing more socially responsible practices.