Lebanon government in 11th hour reform drive as protests swell

World / Social Issues Oct 21, 2019

Lebanon government in 11th hour reform drive as protests swell

Lebanon's teetering government was expected Monday to approve a belated economic rescue plan as the nation prepared for a fifth day of mass protests against the ruling elite. A proposed tax on mobile messaging applications last week sparked a spontaneous, cross-sectarian mobilization that has brought ...

World Oct 9, 2019

France bans protest over motive of Paris police killer

French authorities on Wednesday banned a demonstration by activists claiming the police staffer who stabbed four colleagues to death was not an Islamist radical but a man discriminated against because he was partially deaf. The killing last week of the four police employees at the ...