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Myanmar protests resume, West condemns security response

Myanmar protests resume, West condemns security response

Protesters returned to the streets of Myanmar on Wednesday after the most violent day yet in demonstrations against a coup that halted a tentative transition to democracy under elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

Security tight at India's historic Red Fort as farmers vow to continue protests

Security tight at India's historic Red Fort as farmers vow to continue protests

Hundreds of police guarded the historic Red Fort in the heart of the Indian capital on Wednesday following violent clashes between farmers and authorities in which one person was killed and at least 80 injured.

Trump supporters turn rowdy in protests of still-undecided election

Trump supporters turn rowdy in protests of still-undecided election

Backers of President Donald Trump ramped up demonstrations on Thursday night against an election they believe was rigged or being stolen, in some cases bringing guns or clashing ...

FBI warns of possible US election violence in protest-riven Portland

FBI warns of possible US election violence in protest-riven Portland

The FBI has warned of the potential for armed clashes linked to Tuesday's US election in Portland, as the northwestern city that has become symbolic of the country's stark divisions braces for unrest.

Thai PM revokes emergency decree despite protests

Thai PM revokes emergency decree despite protests

Thailand's premier on Thursday revoked an emergency decree that had been intended to quell pro-democracy rallies despite it failing to stamp out daily protests ...

Wisconsin city center torched amid protests over police shooting of Black man

Wisconsin city center torched amid protests over police shooting of Black man

Arsonists set buildings ablaze and torched much of the Black business district in Kenosha, Wisconsin, during a second night of unrest sparked by the wounding of a Black man ...

Thousands attend Black Lives Matter protests across Australia

Thousands attend Black Lives Matter protests across Australia

Thousands of people across Australia attended Black Lives Matter protests on Saturday wearing masks and practising social distancing amid warnings from state leaders to call off the events ...

Iran suggests up to 225 killed in November protests

Iran suggests up to 225 killed in November protests

Iran's interior minister has suggested that up to 225 people were killed in November protests sparked by a petrol price hike, ISNA news agency reported on Sunday.

Nepal protests new Indian road through disputed territory

Nepal protests new Indian road through disputed territory

Nepal protested India's inauguration of a new road to China that passes through territory claimed by Kathmandu on Saturday, with police arresting dozens demonstrating close to India's embassy.

Europe's virus toll tops 100,000 as protests spread in US

Europe's virus toll tops 100,000 as protests spread in US

Coronavirus deaths surged past 100,000 in hardest-hit Europe on Saturday as hundreds of Americans frustrated by lockdown orders and egged on by President Donald Trump staged protests in several US cities.

Iraq protesters rally for one of their own to become PM

Iraq protesters rally for one of their own to become PM

Hundreds of Iraqis rallied Sunday to support a protest leader they want as prime minister instead of current premier-designate Mohammad Allawi, who they see as too close to the ruling class.

Iraq activist shot dead as anti-regime protesters block roads

Iraq activist shot dead as anti-regime protesters block roads

An anti-government activist was killed in Iraq's south by unidentified gunmen, amid a resurgence of rallies and road closures by protesters pressing authorities to implement long-awaited reforms.