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World 02 Oct 2020 | 10:17 PM

Russian journalist dies after setting herself on fire

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Russian journalist died on Friday after setting herself on fire in front of the local branch of the interior ministry in the city of Nizhny Novgorod, a day after her apartment was searched by police, her news outlet said.

Nation 14 Jul 2020 | 7:00 AM

Sisters die following self-burning attempt

TWO sisters who were seriously injured in a self-immolation attempt following an argument have died, Makkal Osai reported.

Nation 13 Jul 2020 | 7:00 AM

Impoverished family living in shipping container

POVERTY has forced a family to live in a shipping container in Port Dickson, Negri Sembilan, Makkal Osai reported.

World 03 Dec 2019 | 6:37 AM

Tunisia's police and demonstrators clash in third night of protests

TUNIS (Reuters) - Clashes erupted on Monday between protesters and Tunisian police who fired tear gas to disperse them in the southern town of Jelma, the third consecutive night of protest against poverty and lack of opportunity, witnesses said.

World 01 Dec 2019 | 2:15 PM

Tunisians protest in southern town after man sets himself alight

TUNIS (Reuters) - Tunisian police used tear gas to disperse dozens of protesters who blocked roads in the southern town of Jelma on Saturday following the death of a young man who burned himself to death, witnesses said.

World 13 Sep 2019 | 11:07 PM

Tunisians prepare for the polls as unpredictable election looms

TUNIS (Reuters) - Tunisia's presidential election on Sunday is the most unpredictable in its short experience of democracy, a contest with no overwhelming front-runner at a time of economic angst.