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Russian police detain nearly 300 protesting against pension reform

Russian police detain nearly 300 protesting against pension reform

Thousands of supporters of jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny protested across Russia on Sunday against planned increases to the pension age, with a rights group saying at least 291 of them had been detained by the police.

35 killed in drug violence across Mexico

35 killed in drug violence across Mexico

At least 35 people were killed over the weekend in Mexico, according to local officials, amid a widespread surge in drug gang violence that has driven murders to a level not seen since 2011.