Lebanon deploys security forces in Beirut before parliamentary session

Lebanon deploys security forces in Beirut before parliamentary session

Demonstrators gesture near Lebanese police during the ongoing anti-government protest, in Beirut, Lebanon, November 19, 2019. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir BEIRUT (Reuters) – A heavy deployment of Lebanese security forces fanned out in central Beirut on Tuesday, ahead of a parliamentary session protesters have vowed to prevent as they demonstrate against the ruling elite. Banks reopened for […]

New HK police chief urges locals to ‘condemn the violence’ as 600 students surrender in university siege standoff — RT World News

New HK police chief urges locals to ‘condemn the violence’ as 600 students surrender in university siege standoff — RT World News

Hong Kong’s new police chief has taken aim at “fake news” which he claimed has fueled heated protests in the city and harmed the reputation of his officers. He urged locals to reject all violent action. The new police commissioner, Chris Tang, gave his first-ever press conference soon after he was sworn in on Tuesday, […]

Malta arrests suspected middleman in journalist’s murder-source

Malta arrests suspected middleman in journalist’s murder-source

FILE PHOTO: A tourist looks at a makeshift memorial to assassinated anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia after an anti-corruption protest against the government of Prime Minister Joseph Muscat in Valletta, Malta, November 16, 2019. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi/File Photo VALLETTA (Reuters) – – A man suspected to have been the middleman in the murder of Maltese […]

Sydney Pollution “Hazardous”, Comparable To Delhi, Amid Bushfire Threat

Sydney Pollution “Hazardous”, Comparable To Delhi, Amid Bushfire Threat

Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge get dreary against the haze. (AFP) Sydney:  Sydney was shrouded in dangerous haze on Tuesday as smoke from bushfires blazing along Australia’s eastern seaboard sent pollution levels soaring in the country’s biggest city. Official data showed that pollution had reached “hazardous” levels across Sydney, with the highest readings of […]

Nawaz Sharif, Former Pakistan Prime Minister, Flown To London In High-End Air Ambulance After Lahore Court Nod

Nawaz Sharif, Former Pakistan Prime Minister, Flown To London In High-End Air Ambulance After Lahore Court Nod

Nawaz Sharif would be taken to Harely Street Clinic upon arrival in London for his treatment. Lahore:  Pakistan’s former prime minister Nawaz Sharif today left for London in an air ambulance for medical treatment for multiple diseases after the Lahore High Court allowed him to travel abroad for four weeks and rejected the Imran Khan […]

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