Gulf Times - Violence
Morales leaves for Mexico as Bolivia military pledges to tackle violence

Morales leaves for Mexico as Bolivia military pledges to tackle violence

Bolivia's Evo Morales departed Monday for exile in Mexico, leaving behind a country in turmoil after his abrupt resignation as president.

Hong Kong spirals into rare daylight violence as police shoot protester

Hong Kong spirals into rare daylight violence as police shoot protester

Hong Kong police shot and wounded one protester who hospital officials said was in critical condition on Monday as the Chinese-ruled territory spiralled into rare weekday violence in the 24th straight week ...

Violence spreads across Hong Kong New Territories on 24th weekend of unrest

Violence spreads across Hong Kong New Territories on 24th weekend of unrest

Violence broke out on Sunday across the New Territories of Hong Kong on the 24th straight weekend of anti-government protests, with police firing tear gas to break up rallies as black-clad activists ...

Iraqis gather for more protests after violence kills 40

Iraqis gather for more protests after violence kills 40

Several hundred demonstrators gathered in central Baghdad on Saturday, brandishing Iraqi flags and calling Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi a ‘worm’, after a day of violent protests ...

Around 20 killed in latest wave of Burkina Faso violence

Around 20 killed in latest wave of Burkina Faso violence

Twenty people were killed in an attack by suspected jihadists on a gold-mining site in northern Burkina Faso on Friday, two sources said.

Deadly violence rocks Afghanistan as campaign season ends

Deadly violence rocks Afghanistan as campaign season ends

Candidates in Afghanistan's presidential election pushed their messages for the last time Wednesday as campaigning for weekend polls wrapped up amid deadly violence.

Hong Kong leader warns against interference, escalation of violence

Hong Kong leader warns against interference, escalation of violence

Interference by foreign parliaments in Hong Kong's affairs is deeply regrettable, the leader of the Chinese-ruled city said on Tuesday, adding that an escalation of violence cannot solve social issues in the city.

Hong Kong violence becoming more serious, but govt in control, says Lam

Hong Kong violence becoming more serious, but govt in control, says Lam

Violence in Hong Kong's anti-government protests is becoming more serious but the government is confident it can handle the crisis itself, the embattled leader of the former British colony said on Tuesday.

Over 70,000 displaced by Idlib violence, Syrian officials say

Over 70,000 displaced by Idlib violence, Syrian officials say

More than 70,000 people were displaced from the southern countryside of Idlib province in Syria during August due to a surge in violence, Idlib's health directorate said on Wednesday.

Hong Kong airport grinds to halt; China likens protests to terrorism

Hong Kong airport grinds to halt; China likens protests to terrorism

Hong Kong's airport halted flights on Monday, blaming demonstrators for the disruption, while China said the anti-government protests that have swept the city over the past two months had begun to show "sprouts of terrorism".

20 dead as violence mars Afghan election season start

20 dead as violence mars Afghan election season start

Deadly violence marred the start of Afghanistan's election season on the weekend, after President Ashraf Ghani insisted ‘peace is coming’ to the war-torn nation.

Indian doctors strike over violence from patients and families

Indian doctors strike over violence from patients and families

Tens of thousands of Indian doctors went on strike Monday calling for more protection against violence by patients and their families, as parliament met for the first time since national elections.