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Thousands join biggest protest for years in Thai capital

Thousands join biggest protest for years in Thai capital

Thousands of people joined Bangkok's biggest protest since a 2014 coup on Saturday, after authorities in Thailand moved to ban a party

Iraq's deadly unrest closes roads, schools across south

Iraq's deadly unrest closes roads, schools across south

Iraqi anti-government protesters blocked roads in the country's south with burning tyres on Wednesday, as schools and public offices stayed shut a day after deadly clashes with security forces.

Protester killed in Baghdad, dozens wounded across Iraq: medics

Protester killed in Baghdad, dozens wounded across Iraq: medics

An Iraqi protester was killed on Tuesday in the capital Baghdad and dozens more wounded across the country's restive south as sit-ins turned violent, medics told AFP.

Indian police battle baton charge students over fee protests

Indian police battle baton charge students over fee protests

Indian police fought street battles in New Delhi on Monday with thousands of students who stepped up protests over fee increases at one of the country's top universities.

French 'yellow vests' shut down top Paris department store

French 'yellow vests' shut down top Paris department store

French ‘yellow vest’ demonstrators occupied a top Parisian department store on Sunday, a day after clashes in the capital on the first anniversary of the protest movement.

Protest forces UK PM Johnson to cancel campaign visit

Protest forces UK PM Johnson to cancel campaign visit

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson cancelled a planned campaign visit to a bakery in southwest England on Thursday after protesters gathered outside, the BBC reported.

Delhi police protest after brawl with lawyers over parking lot row

Delhi police protest after brawl with lawyers over parking lot row

Hundreds of policemen demonstrated outside their headquarters in New Delhi on Tuesday to demand action be taken against lawyers involved in brawl with officers over a parking dispute at a court complex.

Zimbabwe police give unions green light for public sector protest

Zimbabwe police give unions green light for public sector protest

Zimbabwe police have given public sector workers permission to march for better pay on Wednesday in what is widely seen as a test of President Emmerson Mnangagwa's willingness to tolerate dissent.

Defying crackdown, hundreds of Iraqis protest for third day

Defying crackdown, hundreds of Iraqis protest for third day

Hundreds of Iraqi protesters remained in Baghdad's central Tahrir Square on Sunday, defying a bloody crackdown that killed scores over the weekend and an overnight raid by security forces ...

Catalan leaders demand talks with Madrid after violent clashes

Catalan leaders demand talks with Madrid after violent clashes

Separatist Catalan leaders on Saturday called on the Spanish government to enter into talks as Barcelona braced for fresh violence after days of clashes between police and protesters.

Facing pressure, Baghdad ups probes into protest bloodshed

Facing pressure, Baghdad ups probes into protest bloodshed

Iraqi authorities, under pressure from the streets as well as political and religious forces, on Saturday increased the number of commissions to investigate the deaths of more than 100 people in recent protest.

Russia jails two men for six years over 'mass riots'

Russia jails two men for six years over 'mass riots'

A Russian court on Friday sentenced two men to more than six years in a strict-regime penal colony for trying to organise ‘mass riots’ after they held protest signs outside a local government building.