Gulf Times - Protester
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 ...

Hong Kong leader invokes emergency powers to ban protester face masks

Hong Kong leader invokes emergency powers to ban protester face masks

Hong Kong's leader invoked colonial-era emergency powers Friday to ban protesters wearing face masks, but the move aimed at quelling months of unrest sparked immediate fresh rallies and vows to defy the new law.

Macron's disgraced former bodyguard admits 'mistake'

Macron's disgraced former bodyguard admits 'mistake'

Le Monde had last week published smartphone videos of Alexandre Benalla hitting one protester and violently wrestling another.

French minister 'informed Macron's office of bodyguard case'

French minister 'informed Macron's office of bodyguard case'

The case has sparked a political storm and bolstered critics who say Macron is a lofty president out of touch with ordinary people.

Israeli ex-policeman jailed for killing Palestinian teen

Israeli ex-policeman jailed for killing Palestinian teen

Defendant Ben Deri had earlier confessed to the negligent manslaughter and aggravated injury of 17-year-old Nadim Nuwara - less serious than the full manslaughter charge he originally faced.

Man killed in security raid in Bahrain, say activists

Man killed in security raid in Bahrain, say activists

Activists said security forces killed a protester during a raid on the home village of Bahrain's Shia spiritual leader on Tuesday.

Protester killed in Uganda clash

Protester killed in Uganda clash

At least one person was killed yesterday as Ugandan police fought running battles with opposition supporters, firing tear gas and briefly detaining a top presidential challenger days ahead of polls to elect the head of state.