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269 killed in Iraq demonstration: OHCHR

269 killed in Iraq demonstration: OHCHR

The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) expressed grave concern over the continuing reports of deaths and injuries resulting from the use of force by security forces against demonstrators.

Thousands of Sudanese call for dissolving Bashir's party

Thousands of Sudanese call for dissolving Bashir's party

Thousands of Sudanese rallied in several cities including the capital Khartoum on Monday, urging the country's new authorities to dissolve the former ruling party of ousted leader Omar al-Bashir.

Hundreds of thousands take over streets as Lebanon's protests grow

Hundreds of thousands take over streets as Lebanon's protests grow

Hundreds of thousands of Lebanese took to the streets to condemn political stasis and corruption Sunday, the largest in four days of demonstrations that have crippled the country and threatened the coalition government.

Ecuador govt, protesters agree deal to end deadly unrest

Ecuador govt, protesters agree deal to end deadly unrest

Ecuador's president and indigenous leaders reached an agreement Sunday to end nearly two weeks of violent protests against austerity measures adopted to obtain a multi-billion-dollar loan from the IMF.

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.

Indonesian leader orders probe after second student dies in legal-reform protests

Indonesian leader orders probe after second student dies in legal-reform protests

Indonesian leader Joko Widodo ordered a probe Friday after a second student protester died from injuries sustained during a wave of nationwide demonstrations against divisive legal reforms ...

Sudan ruler condemns teenagers' killing as UN urges probe

Sudan ruler condemns teenagers' killing as UN urges probe

Sudan's military ruler Tuesday condemned the killing of five schoolchildren at a rally as the United Nations called for an investigation ahead of planned talks between protest leaders and the generals.

Five protesters shot dead in Sudan town: doctors committee

Five protesters shot dead in Sudan town: doctors committee

Five protesters including four students were shot dead and several wounded at a rally in a town in central Sudan on Monday, a doctors committee linked to the protest movement said.

Pilot-less air taxi takes off in Vienna demonstration flight

Pilot-less air taxi takes off in Vienna demonstration flight

As carmakers push ahead with self-driving vehicles, an Austrian aerospace company and its Chinese partner showed off their pilot-less ‘flying taxi’ for the first time in Europe on Thursday.

Yellow vest 'ultimatum' rally turns violent in Paris

Yellow vest 'ultimatum' rally turns violent in Paris

After weeks of declining participation, France's ‘yellow vest’ protest movement attempted to rebound on Saturday with a major rally in Paris which quickly turned violent.

Anti-Bouteflika strikes hit Algeria's schools, transport

Anti-Bouteflika strikes hit Algeria's schools, transport

Thousands of students took to the streets of Algeria on Sunday against President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's bid for a fifth term, as schools shut and transport in the capital halted as part of a protest strike.

Algeria museum vandalised during protests: ministry

Algeria museum vandalised during protests: ministry

Algeria's oldest museum, home to some of the country's most valuable art, was vandalised during protests against President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's bid for a fifth term, the culture ministry said Saturday.