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Hundreds protest against Nepal's coronavirus response; 7 foreigners arrested

Hundreds protest against Nepal's coronavirus response; 7 foreigners arrested

Police in Nepal arrested 10 people, including seven foreigners, on Saturday as demonstrations against the government's handling of the coronavirus crisis ...

Police fire rubber bullets, tear gas to disperse peaceful protest near White House

Police fire rubber bullets, tear gas to disperse peaceful protest near White House

President Donald Trump on Monday vowed to use the US military to halt protests over the death of a black man in police custody, before law enforcement officers fired rubber bullets and tear gas ...

Seven killed, around 150 injured in Indian protest violence: police official

Seven killed, around 150 injured in Indian protest violence: police official

At least seven people were killed and around 150 were injured in clashes between opposing groups in the Indian capital, a police official told Reuters on Tuesday, the deadliest riots in the city ...

Azerbaijan police detain opposition leaders, block protest against election result

Azerbaijan police detain opposition leaders, block protest against election result

Police in Azerbaijan detained three opposition party leaders and more than 100 activists on Sunday before they were due to take part in a protest against the results ...

Nine arrested in Greenpeace protest at BP in London

Nine arrested in Greenpeace protest at BP in London

British police arrested nine Greenpeace campaigners on Wednesday who blockaded BP's London headquarters with solar panels and oil barrels to mark the new boss's first day at the energy giant.

Student injured as man fires at citizenship law protest in India

Student injured as man fires at citizenship law protest in India

A student was shot after a man opened fire during a protest against a controversial citizenship law in New Delhi on Thursday, police said.

One protester killed in south Iraq as anti-govt tents torched

One protester killed in south Iraq as anti-govt tents torched

One protester was killed early Monday in Iraq's flashpoint city of Nasiriyah, a medic told AFP, as gunmen stormed the square where anti-government demonstrators had been camped out for months.

Thousands protest in Iraq as deadline for new PM looms

Thousands protest in Iraq as deadline for new PM looms

Thousands of protesters blocked roads and public buildings in southern Iraq Sunday, as the latest deadline for choosing a new prime minister loomed.

Hong Kong police say suspect fired shot during protest-related arrest

Hong Kong police say suspect fired shot during protest-related arrest

Hong Kong police on Saturday said an armed suspect fired a live round at officers as they tried to arrest him in an operation linked to the months of pro-democracy protests engulfing the city.

Iraq deadline to appoint PM looms, protesters unyielding

Iraq deadline to appoint PM looms, protesters unyielding

Iraqi political leaders faced a midnight deadline Thursday to choose a new prime minister to run a country shaken by months of unprecedented street protests that have left hundreds dead.

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.