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Lebanon protesters to form nationwide human chain

Lebanon protesters to form nationwide human chain

Tens of thousands of Lebanese protesters were to attempt a human chain running across the entire country Sunday to symbolise newfound national unity.

Hong Kong protesters gather in force in banned harbour-front rally

Hong Kong protesters gather in force in banned harbour-front rally

Hong Kong riot police turned out in force on Sunday as thousands of protesters, many wearing now-banned face masks, converged on the Kowloon harbour front ...

Hong Kong makes police housing areas off limits to protesters

Hong Kong makes police housing areas off limits to protesters

A Hong Kong court has granted an injunction to ban anyone from blocking or damaging areas used to house married police officers and other disciplined services that have been targeted ...

Thousands rally in Moscow to demand release of jailed protesters

Thousands rally in Moscow to demand release of jailed protesters

More than 20,000 Russians took to the streets of Moscow on Sunday to demand the release of protesters jailed over the summer in what opponents of the Kremlin say is a campaign to stifle dissent.

Police face protesters in Nantes as ‘yellow vest’ marches resume

Police face protesters in Nantes as ‘yellow vest’ marches resume

Hundreds of demonstrators faced police in a tense stand-off in the French city of Nantes on Saturday as revived ‘yellow vest’ protests against the government of President Emmanuel Macron took place across the country.

Hong Kong protesters march to US Consulate, call on Trump to ‘liberate’ city

Hong Kong protesters march to US Consulate, call on Trump to ‘liberate’ city

Thousands of Hong Kong protesters on Sunday chanted the Star Spangled Banner and called on US President Donald Trump to ‘liberate’ the Chinese-ruled city ...

Russia jails two more protesters ahead of Sunday's Moscow vote

Russia jails two more protesters ahead of Sunday's Moscow vote

A Russian court sentenced two men to up to three and a half years in jail on Wednesday for using violence against police officers at a political protest calling for a free election on Sunday.

Protesters trigger second day of Hong Kong airport chaos, hundreds of flights cancelled

Protesters trigger second day of Hong Kong airport chaos, hundreds of flights cancelled

Hundreds of flights were cancelled or suspended at Hong Kong's airport on Tuesday as pro-democracy protesters staged a second day of hugely disruptive rallies ...

Sudan protesters, generals reach 'full' agreement on civilian rule

Sudan protesters, generals reach 'full' agreement on civilian rule

Protest leaders have reached "full agreement" with Sudan's ruling generals on Saturday on a hard-won constitutional declaration, the African Union said, paving the way for a promised transition to civilian rule.

Hundreds of protesters detained in central Moscow

Hundreds of protesters detained in central Moscow

More than 300 protesters were detained at a political opposition rally in central Moscow on Saturday, an independent monitoring group told dpa.

Hong Kong protesters appear in court to face ‘riot’ charge

Hong Kong protesters appear in court to face ‘riot’ charge

More than 40 people appeared in a Hong Kong court on Wednesday charged with rioting for their role in a recent protest that turned violent when thousands of activists clashed with police ...

Hong Kong protesters disrupt train services, cause commuter chaos

Hong Kong protesters disrupt train services, cause commuter chaos

Hundreds of Hong Kong protesters blocked train services during the early morning rush hour on Tuesday, causing commuter chaos in the latest anti-government campaign to roil the former British colony.