Iran has summoned the British ambassador to protest his "unconventional behavior and attendance at illegal rallies" in Tehran held days after the shooting down of a Ukrainian passenger plane near the Iranian capital.
Gold’s end-of-year stealth rally is gaining ground even as investors target risk assets including equities and early data suggest that macro-economic conditions are set to be more benign in 2020 than this year.
Thousands of people in Lebanon held a rally in support of President Michel Aoun, after more than two weeks of antigovernment demonstrations that ultimately forced Prime Minister Saad Hariri to step down over a troubled economy.
Angry confrontations broke out around Hong Kong's parliament Sunday as protesters supporting the city's police taunted anti-government demonstrators on the eve of the anniversary of the semi-autonomous territory's 1997 handover from Britain to China.
Hundreds of thousands of protesters choked Hong Kong's streets for a second straight Sunday in a defiant rebuke of a reviled extradition law, piling pressure on the city's embattled leader who apologized for causing "conflict" but refused to step down.
Iranians held nationwide rallies expressing support for the decision of Iran's Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) to suspend the implementation of some of Iran's commitments under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) in response to US withdrawal from the deal.