Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Tuesday signaled the end of a controversial extradition bill that she promoted and then postponed after some of the most violent protests since the former British colony returned to Chinese rule in 1997.
Palestinian youths have gathered in protest near the Gaza Strip’s border with the occupied territories, setting fire to pictures of US and Israeli leaders as well as the Arab rulers, whom they blamed for betraying the Palestinian cause.
A Palestinian paramedic has died more than a month after being critically injured during clashes between Israeli troopers and a group of Palestinian protesters participating in an anti-occupation rally along the fence separating the besieged Gaza Strip from the Israeli-occupied territories.
Sudanese military forces have detained leading opposition members after they met with visiting Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, who was in the capital Khartoum to help end the ongoing political impasse in the country.
Tens of thousands of Czechs took to the streets on Tuesday, June 4, to demand the resignation of billionaire Prime Minister Andrej Babis over alleged conflicts of interest involving his former business empire and an investigation into a decade-old EU subsidy.
Iran has expressed concern about the ongoing political tensions in Sudan, calling for a swift transfer of power to civilians in the North African country a day after a sit-in protest in Khartoum against the ruling junta turned deadly.