Thailand lifts state of emergency in protest-hit capital Oct 23, 2020 0 48 12345 Thailand’s government lifted a state of emergency in Bangkok that failed to halt an ongoing pro-democracy movement that has seen daily protests in the capital. A Thursday announcement published in the Royal Gazette officially lifted the emergency decree that banned public gatherings and also allowed the government to make arrests and detain activists without charges. (dpa) Pages 12 RELATED ARTICLES Hariri named new Lebanon PM, promises reform cabinet Oct 23, 2020 0 1879 Red Cross Karabakh head urges rivals to spare civilians Oct 23, 2020 0 415 Nigerian prison set on fire after shooting of protesters Oct 23, 2020 0 436 Sudan protester killed as police clear streets, say medics AFP Khartoum A Sudanese protester was killed late on Wednesday as security forces moved to disperse demonstrations against the transitional government’s failure to address a deepening economic crisis, doctors close .. Egypt kills 49 in ‘outrageous’ mass executions: HRW Egypt executed 49 prisoners in just 10 days in October, Human Rights Watch said on Thursday, calling for authorities to “immediately halt” carrying out death sentences. “Egypt’s mass executions of scores of people in a .. 11 children killed in Afghan air strike that hit mosque AFP Kunduz, Afghanistan An air strike by the Afghan military killed 11 children and a prayer leader at a mosque, local authorities said on Thursday, in an account disputed by the national government. The strike on a .. Landslide kills 11 miners in Indonesia A landslide sparked by heavy rains has killed 11 miners in Indonesia, authorities said on Thursday, marking the latest in a string of deadly mining accidents across the Southeast Asian archipelago.The victims were ..