The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has revealed that persons who hold visas issued by the United Kingdom, United States of America or the Schengen (Europe) would now be eligible for visa-on-arrival when visiting the country.
Pro-democracy lawmakers in Hong Kong on Thursday jeered Carrie Lam, the embattled leader and called for her to resign during a legislative session that was repeatedly suspended. It was the second day of chaos in Hong Kong’s Legislative Council as leader Lam tried to answer questions about her annual policy address, which she was forced to deliver by video link on Wednesday after a similar disruption in the assembly.
Tunisia's former autocratic president, Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali has on Thursday died in exile in Saudi Arabia at 83, Tunisian state news agency reports. Ben Ali ruled Tunisia for 23 years, delivering stability and economic growth. He, however, was ousted in 2011, after a series of mass street protest accusing him of suppressing political freedom and corruption.