Hong Kong riot police fired tear gas at a university campus on Tuesday and residents of the Asian financial center struggled to get to work as territory-wide transport disruptions wreaked commuter havoc and activists planned flash protests.
Bolivia’s ousted president Evo Morales was flying to political asylum in Mexico on Monday night, the latest step the once-beloved leader’s rapid fall, while military and police deployed in the streets of La Paz to quell violence.
Bolivia’s outgoing president Evo Morales announced his departure for asylum in Mexico on Twitter just after 9:30 p.m. (0130 GMT) on Monday night, vowing to return “with more strength and energy.”
An explosion ripped through the home of a Palestinian militant commander in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, residents said, and the health ministry said one person was killed and three others wounded in the incident.
Hong Kong riot police fired tear gas at a university campus on Tuesday, a day after a protester was shot and a man set on fire in some of the worst violence to rock the Chinese-ruled city in more than five months of anti-government demonstrations.
Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter was admitted to an Atlanta hospital on Monday for a procedure to relieve brain pressure from bleeding caused by recent falls, the Carter Center said in a statement.
The Rally of Australia was canceled on Tuesday due to the threat of bushfires near the Coffs Harbour-based event in eastern New South Wales (NSW) state.
Australian officials warned soaring heat and high winds are already exceeding forecast “catastrophic” conditions on Tuesday as millions of people across the country’s east coast braced for the worst bushfires in at least a decade.
Bolivia´s military and police readied on Monday to quell acts of “vandalism” posing a threat to citizens as La Paz braced for violent clashes with thousands of supporters of ousted president Evo Morales marching toward the capital city, where opposition protesters and police set up barricades.
Bolivia’s former President Evo Morales has boarded a plane to Mexico, where he has been granted asylum, Mexico’s top diplomat said on Monday night, as unrest shook the South American nation.