Chile protests: President sacks whole cabinet after protestsOct 27, 2019 | by Admin
Chile's President Sebastian Piñera has dismissed his whole cabinet in order to form a new government and introduce social reforms demanded by protesters."I have put all my ministers on notice in order to restructure my cabinet to confront these new demands," he said.It is not yet clear what form the reshuffle will take.More than a million people joined a peaceful rally on Friday in the capital Santiago, calling for social justice.Mr Piñera said he had heard the demands from the streets."We are in a new reality," he said. "Chile is different from what it was a week ago."The president also announced that a curfew imposed in cities across Chile a week ago had been lifted.The opposition has called for an ongoing state of emergency to end too.Fearlessness and anger drive Chile protesters What's driving Chile's protests? Why protesters are on the streets worldwideAt least 17 people have been killed and hundreds injured since the anti-inequality protests began just over a week ago.Friday's march came at the end of a week of violent clashes between activists and riot police.
Bangladesh sentences 16 to death over Nusrat Jahan Rafi murderPosted On Oct 27, 2019 58
A court in southern Bangladesh has sentenced 16 people to death over the murder of a student who was set on fire after she accused a teacher at an Islamic school of sexual harassment. The ruling...