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Hundreds protest against pension reforms in Saint Petersburg

Hundreds protest against pension reforms in Saint Petersburg

Police were on hand but said the rally passed without any serious violations, putting participants at 500.

Indian opposition calls protests over high fuel prices

Indian opposition calls protests over high fuel prices

The government has largely refused to cut taxes, drawing criticism from the main opposition Congress party for the "fuel loot".

Iraqi PM overhauls electricity ministry after protests

Iraqi PM overhauls electricity ministry after protests

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has sacked a number of electricity ministry officials, his office said on Thursday, in the latest attempt to quell public anger at chronic power cuts.

Indian President signs ordinance on death penalty for child rape

Indian President signs ordinance on death penalty for child rape

Indian President Ram Nath Kovind has signed an ordinance that allows stringent punishments for sexual violence against children, including the death penalty for those convicted of raping girls below the age of 12 years.

China's smoggiest city shuts schools amid public anger

China's smoggiest city shuts schools amid public anger

China's smoggiest city closed schools on Wednesday as much of the country suffered its sixth day under an oppressive haze, sparking public anger about the slow response to the threat to children's health.