Gulf Times - pro-democracy-protests
China says only it can rule on Hong Kong constitution

China says only it can rule on Hong Kong constitution

China insisted Tuesday it alone held the authority to rule on constitutional matters in Hong Kong, as it condemned a decision by the city's high court to overturn a ban on face masks worn by pro-democracy protesters.

Hundreds of pro-China protesters rally amid Hong Kong chaos

Hundreds of pro-China protesters rally amid Hong Kong chaos

Hundreds of pro-China protesters rallied in Hong Kong on Saturday to denounce increasingly violent anti-government unrest in the Chinese-ruled city

Huge Hong Kong rally after student dies and lawmakers arrested

Huge Hong Kong rally after student dies and lawmakers arrested

Tens of thousands of Hong Kongers packed into a park Saturday night to mourn a student who died during recent clashes as police arrested a group of pro-democracy lawmakers, deepening the city's political crisis.

Anger soars over vicious mob attack on Hong Kong protesters

Anger soars over vicious mob attack on Hong Kong protesters

Anger soared in Hong Kong on Monday over a vicious assault against pro-democracy protesters by suspected triad gangsters that left dozens wounded

Nearly 600 dead in S Asia floods

Nearly 600 dead in S Asia floods

Nearly 600 people have died and millions have been affected by monsoon floods in South Asia, officials said yesterday, as relief and rescue operations continued.

Iran pumps more oil as Saudi calls for Opec cuts

Iran pumps more oil as Saudi calls for Opec cuts

West Karoun oil fields in Iran pumping 250,000 bpd; output at area to grow to 1mn bpd: Rouhani

Thailand bars entry to HK activist 'at China's request'

Thailand bars entry to HK activist 'at China's request'

Thailand on Wednesday barred entry to a Hong Kong student activist who helped organise pro-democracy protests in the Chinese-ruled city in 2014, with a newspaper saying he had been "blacklisted" at China's request.

Ugandan army enters South Sudan to evacuate citzens

Ugandan army enters South Sudan to evacuate citzens

A heavily-armed Ugandan military convoy crossed into South Sudan on Thursday to evacuate citizens trapped in the capital Juba as fears persist that days of fierce fighting might reignite despite a ceasefire.

Afghans bid to sign off in style against Windies

Afghans bid to sign off in style against Windies

Afghans bid to sign off in style against Windies

Al Khor Toastmasters celebrate a milestone

Al Khor Toastmasters celebrate a milestone

The organisation marked its 300th meeting while earning the title of President Distinguished Club...

USA advance despite loss

USA advance despite loss

Germany’s Thomas Mueller scored his fourth World Cup goal to pull level with Lionel Messi and Neymar in a 1-0 win over United States yesterday.

Gagged media!

Gagged media!

Yemeni journalists hold posters depicting three Al Jazeera journalists and cover their mouths.