Beirut police tell peaceful protesters to leave so they can deal with rioters

Protesters In Beirut

Riot police have broken up an anti-government protest in Beirut where at least 10,000 people had gathered to demonstrate against a services crisis. The police chased men and women from the city’s Riad al-Solh square shortly after 10pm, beating both men and women as they cleared the area. Several protesters were arrested. The demonstrators had More...

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Indian village council orders rape of sisters after brother runs off with high-caste woman

Indian village council orders rape of sisters

An Indian village has ordered two young sisters be paraded naked through the town and then raped — all as punishment for their brother eloping with a married woman. The ruling by the all-male village council More...

Legendary turf trainer dies at 87

Legendary turf trainer dies at 87

Australian racing legend James Bartholomew Cummings has died. He was 87. Cummings’ son, Anthony, tweeted that his father died peacefully in his sleep with family around him at Prince’s Farm at Castlereagh, More...

Christchurch

One arrested, 3 in custody after Christchurch tavern robbed for liquor

A group of men stole alcohol after attacking the attendant at a Christchurch bar on Saturday. Police said they have already identified an address in Jollie Street which the men may have retreated to after robbing More...

Top panel urges Guatemalan president face graft trial

Top panel urges Guatemalan president face graft trial

A legislative committee on Saturday recommended that Guatemalan President Otto Perez be stripped of his immunity and face prosecution for a multimillion-dollar corruption scheme he allegedly led. Perez has been More...

Al Jazeera condemns Egypt verdict

Al Jazeera condemns Egypt verdict

Following today’s retrial verdict in Cairo, Al Jazeera Media Network’s Acting Director General Dr Mostefa Souag said: “Today’s verdict defies logic and common sense. Our colleagues Baher More...

A new Israeli war will not be a picnic

Islamic Jihad official: A new Israeli war will not be a picnic

The Secretary General of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad Movement said on Friday that a new Israeli war will not be a picnic, Qudsnet has reported. Ramadhan Shallah added that there is nothing “holy” about the More...

Yemeni president pays surprise visit to Saudi monarch in Morocco

Yemeni president pays surprise visit to Saudi monarch in Morocco

Yemen’s President in exile, Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi has paid a surprise visit to the Saudi monarch in Morocco. King Salman Bin Abdul-Aziz is in the North African city of Tangier for a private summer break, Arabi More...

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