Lebanese security forces contain clashes between demonstrators and counterprotesters in the centre of Beirut on Tuesday. Photo: AFP

Lebanon Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri resigns as crisis turns violent

  • Announcement comes after Hezbollah supporters attack and destroy camp set up by anti-government demonstrators in Beirut
  • Country rocked by protests as it faces worst economic crisis since 1975-90 civil war
Topic |   Middle East

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Lebanese security forces contain clashes between demonstrators and counterprotesters in the centre of Beirut on Tuesday. Photo: AFP
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Hong Kong police clash with anti-government protesters during a demonstration in Causeway Bay on October 6. Photo: Reuters

Hong Kong, Chile, Iraq, Lebanon: protests erupt around the world

  • Protests flare around the world, each with its own trigger, but many of the underlying frustrations are similar
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Hong Kong police clash with anti-government protesters during a demonstration in Causeway Bay on October 6. Photo: Reuters
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