Gulf Times - state-of-emergency
Malaysia's PM faces calls to quit after failed bid for emergency rule

Malaysia's PM faces calls to quit after failed bid for emergency rule

Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin faced calls to resign on Monday as doubts swirled over the support that he commands, after the king rejected his request to declare a state of emergency to fight the coronavirus epidemic.

Sudan opposition to keep up protests despite emergency

Sudan opposition to keep up protests despite emergency

Sudan's main opposition party on Saturday dismissed President Omar al-Bashir's declaration of a state of emergency, saying protesters would keep up their campaign until his three-decade rule was ended.

Turkey to extend state of emergency for seventh time

Turkey to extend state of emergency for seventh time

Turkey's top security body on Tuesday recommended extending the state of emergency imposed since a failed July 2016 coup for a seventh time, despite mounting calls from Ankara's partners to lift it.

Maldives protesters held after court validates emergency rule

Maldives protesters held after court validates emergency rule

The Maldives' top court last week validated a 30-day extension of the state of emergency sought by President Yameen over what he has called a national security threat and constitutional crisis.

30 killed as wildfires rage in Portugal and Spain

30 killed as wildfires rage in Portugal and Spain

In Portugal, Prime Minister Antonio Costa declared a state of emergency as more than 4,000 firefighters fought some 20 major fires still raging on Monday.

IBPN hosts high-level CII delegation

IBPN hosts high-level CII delegation

A high-level Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) delegation was hosted at a networking and business meet...