At least 1 dead, 50 arrested in Cameroon anti-govt protests Sep 23, 2020 0 1118 12345 YAOUNDE: At least one person was killed and 50 others were arrested during anti-government protests in Cameroon, an opposition party said on Tuesday.Several demonstrators were wounded when the protests, which took places in several cities across the West African nation, turned violent, Christopher Ndong, the vice president of opposition party Cameroon Renaissance Movement (CRM), told DPA.Among the arrested were several top CRM leaders, according to Ndong. Police have not responded to requests for comment. (AFP) Pages 12 RELATED ARTICLES Pakistan launches phase 3 trial of Chinese COVID-19 vaccine Sep 23, 2020 0 551 Palestinians quit Arab League role in protest over Israel deals Sep 23, 2020 0 634 Next US leader must cede to Iran demands: Rouhani Sep 23, 2020 0 628 Sri Lanka unveils controversial bill handing more power to president AFP Colombo Sri Lanka’s ruling party Tuesday unveiled a constitutional amendment handing unprecedented power to the president, prompting protests in parliament and opposition claims of a power-grab. The bill .. Two sentenced to death for deadly 2012 Pakistan factory fire KARACHI: Two men were sentenced to death on Tuesday for starting a fire at a Pakistan garment factory that killed over 260 people in 2012. A Karachi court found Mohammad Zubair and Abdul Rehman guilty of arson, ruling the .. India, China agree to ‘stop sending more troops’ to contested border AFP New Delhi Military commanders from India and China have agreed to “stop sending more troops” to their disputed Himalayan border after high-level talks between the nuclear-armed neighbours, New Delhi said late .. Death toll from India building collapse jumps to 26 AFP Mumbai The death toll from an apartment block collapse in western India climbed to 26 late Tuesday, with around a dozen people still believed to be trapped, officials said, as rescuers searched for survivors. .. At least 16 civilians wounded in shelling in embattled Yemeni city SANAA: At least 16 civilians were wounded in shelling in the southwestern city of Taiz, a medical charity said on Tuesday. The shelling occurred on Monday in predominately civilian parts of the embattled Yemeni city of .. ‘28 dead’ as IS militants, govt forces clash in Syria’s Raqa BEIRUT: Clashes in Syria between pro-regime forces and Islamic State group militants, along with air strikes, have killed at least 28 fighters in the northern province of Raqa, a war monitor said on Tuesday. “IS has since .. Blast rocks Hezbollah site in south Lebanon AFP Ain Qana An explosion rocked a Hezbollah site in a village in southern Lebanon on Tuesday, residents said, as a source close to the militant Shiite movement said it was an accident. A resident said the blast at a house .. Europe ‘will not compromise’ with US over Iran sanctions: Macron FRENCH President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday that Europe would not compromise with the United States over Washington’s move to reactivate sanctions on Iran, warning the so-called snapback could undermine the UN ..