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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.

India's top court gives govt more time to explain divisive citizenship law

India's top court gives govt more time to explain divisive citizenship law

India's Supreme Court declined calls to suspend the implementation of a new citizenship law on Wednesday, deciding that a constitutional bench of five judges was needed to hear all the challenges to legislation

India's opposition parties hold protests against citizenship law

India's opposition parties hold protests against citizenship law

Opposition parties in India are holding protest rallies on Monday against a controversial citizenship law backed strongly by the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi ...

Hong Kong gears up for Christmas holiday protests

Hong Kong gears up for Christmas holiday protests

Hong Kong is gearing up for demonstrations over the Christmas week with protesters planning to gather in districts across the city, including in prime shopping malls ...

Strikes, protests as French unions seek momentum to halt pension reform

Strikes, protests as French unions seek momentum to halt pension reform

French trade unions crippled transport, shut schools and brought hundreds of thousands of demonstrators into the streets on Tuesday in a redoubled effort to force President Emmanuel Macron ...

UN peacekeeping chief visits restive eastern DR Congo after protests

UN peacekeeping chief visits restive eastern DR Congo after protests

The United Nations peacekeeping chief arrived on Saturday in eastern DR Congo where anti-UN protests have erupted after militia attacks that have left more than 100 people dead since the start of the month.

17 killed in anti-government protests in Iraqi city: Witnesses

17 killed in anti-government protests in Iraqi city: Witnesses

At least 17 people have been killed in clashes between security forces and anti-government protesters in a flashpoint Iraqi city, witnesses said on Thursday.