Honiara, the Solomon Islands capital, has been hit by civil unrest since Wednesday, with protests, looting and burning of shops and businesses. Defying a previous 36-hour curfew, thousands of demonstrators have come out onto the streets calling for Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare’s resignation. The new curfew will last from 7Continue Reading

Demonstrators from the country’s most populous island, Malaita, had traveled to the capital in a spillover of anger about a host of domestic issues including unrealized infrastructure promises, media reported. They demanded the resignation of Prime Minister Manasseh Sogevare. The Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) said between 2,000 andContinue Reading

New Interim Richmond Police Chief William “Jody” Blackwell adresses a press conference at the Richmond Police Academy in Richmond, VA Thursday, June 18, 2020. William “Jody” Blackwell, who temporarily took the helm of the Richmond Police Department at the height of civil unrest in the summer of 2020, is suingContinue Reading

Protests against fresh Covid-19 restrictions have rocked Europe over the weekend, with demonstrations breaking out in places such as Brussels, Vienna, Rome and Amsterdam. There were protests in Vienna on Sunday after Austria entered its fourth national lockdown due to the current pandemic wave, with people now being asked toContinue Reading

Image source, Getty ImagesImage caption, A vandalised painting depicting a political figure lies on a room at the National Congress By Aoife Walsh and Daniel Gallas BBC News When thousands of rioters ransacked Brazil’s monumental government buildings on Sunday, political leaders condemned the grave attack on the country’s democratic fabric.Continue Reading

“Today I have come to tell you, the whole country, that we have decided to withdraw all three agricultural laws,” Modi said in an address to the nation, adding the process will be completed in a parliamentary session later this month. Modi acknowledged the importance of farmers and the challengesContinue Reading

The Italian police on Friday searched the homes of four people in Milan affiliated with the “No Green Pass” movement, a mixed group that has been protesting for weeks over a nationwide coronavirus health-pass mandate. The four people, whose names were not immediately released, are being investigated on accusations ofContinue Reading