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Protesters in India burn trains over military jobs plan

Protesters in India burn trains over military jobs plan

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Protesters were angry over new short-term military scheme, where a majority of recruits will be compulsorily retired after four years with no pension...
Extinction Rebellion climate activists stage sit-down protests in central London

Extinction Rebellion climate activists stage sit-down protests in central London

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Hundreds of protesters gathered at Hyde Park in the morning before moving to Oxford Street and Regent Street, where they sat in the...
Thousands of protesters in Madrid march against new abortion law

Thousands of protesters in Madrid march against new abortion law

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Thousands of people marched though Madrid on Sunday to protest against abortion, as Spain’s leftist government prepares a law to guarantee access to...
Global chains forced to close as Hindu hardliners march in Modi’s home state

Global chains forced to close as Hindu hardliners march in Modi’s home state

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Hundreds of Hindu nationalist protesters marched in the Indian state of Gujarat on Saturday, prompting the closure of stores owned by several multinational...
Kazakhstan death toll topped 225 during recent violent clashes

Kazakhstan death toll topped 225 during recent violent clashes

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A top law-enforcement official in Kazakhstan said Saturday that 225 people died during the violent demonstrations that shook the country this month, a...
Israel finds fourth vaccine boosts antibodies five-fold; Violence at pandemic protests in Germany

Israel finds fourth vaccine boosts antibodies five-fold; Violence at pandemic protests in Germany

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A fourth dose of Covid-19 vaccine boosts antibodies five-fold a week after the shot is administered, Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said on...
Australia peacekeepers secure Solomon Islands’ airport and port after days of violent protests

Australia peacekeepers secure Solomon Islands’ airport and port after days of violent protests

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Australian peacekeepers deployed on Friday to secure the airport and port of the riot-torn Solomon Islands capital Honiara as young men rummaged for...
Coronavirus: violence erupts in Brussels against new Covid-19 measures

Coronavirus: violence erupts in Brussels against new Covid-19 measures

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Violence broke out at a protest against anti-Covid measures in Brussels on Sunday, in which police said tens of thousands of people took...
Thai protesters gather to ‘kick out’ PM Prayuth on anniversary of 2006 coup that toppled Thaksin

Thai protesters gather to ‘kick out’ PM Prayuth on anniversary of 2006 coup that...

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Hundreds of protesters drove through Bangkok’s streets on Sunday to mark the 15th anniversary of a military coup that ousted former premier Thaksin...
Hong Kong lawmakers take financial services chief to task over fund that supported anti-government protesters

Hong Kong lawmakers take financial services chief to task over fund that supported anti-government...

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Hong Kong’s financial services chief has dismissed lawmakers’ suggestions he did not act quickly enough against a fund set up to help anti-government...
As Thailand’s ‘new-breed’ Gen Z protesters dig in, violence mounts and hopes for compromise vanish

As Thailand’s ‘new-breed’ Gen Z protesters dig in, violence mounts and hopes for compromise...

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In front of a police headquarters defended by water cannons, razor wire and a three-deep line of riot officers, stood a 16-year-old girl...
Thousands join convoy protests in Bangkok to demand resignation of Thai prime minister

Thousands join convoy protests in Bangkok to demand resignation of Thai prime minister

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Thousands of protesters in cars and on bikes massed in Bangkok’s central shopping district on Sunday, one of several mobile rallies across Thailand...
Hongkongers fleeing in wake of 2019 protests, national security law boost overseas property markets from UK to Canada

Hongkongers fleeing in wake of 2019 protests, national security law boost overseas property markets...

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Hongkongers moving abroad have bought at least US$100 million worth of property since 2019, a year marked by unprecedented social unrest, according to...
Hong Kong protests film distributor has funding cut after arts council chairman says documentary ‘beautifies riots’, but denies decision linked to national security law

Hong Kong protests film distributor has funding cut after arts council chairman says documentary...

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The city’s arts funding body is pulling its grant to the distributor of a controversial documentary featuring fierce clashes at a Hong Kong...
Argentine farmer groups threaten to deepen protests over beef export ban

Argentine farmer groups threaten to deepen protests over beef export ban

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Argentine rural producers threatened on Saturday to ramp up protest measures if the government did not back down on a meat export ban,...
Hong Kong protests: judge declines request to withdraw from riot case over ‘bias’, says defendants had lost focus

Hong Kong protests: judge declines request to withdraw from riot case over ‘bias’, says...

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A Hong Kong judge presiding over a riot trial stemming from the anti-government unrest in 2019 has hit back at defendants for “losing...
Myanmar protests continue a day after more than 100 killed | Myanmar News

Myanmar protests continue a day after more than 100 killed | Myanmar News

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Protesters in Myanmar have returned to the streets to press their demands for a return to democracy, just a day after security forces killed...
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Early morning protests close Cape Town roads

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(Photo via @CapeTownFreeway, Twitter) Protest action in Cape Town has closed major thoroughfares. The protesting on Tuesday morning has resulted in road closures on the R300...
Coronavirus: German police use water cannon as lockdown protest turns violent

Coronavirus: German police use water cannon as lockdown protest turns violent

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Police deployed water cannon and pepper spray after a gathering of some 20,000 protesters against lockdown and other coronavirus rules in central Germany...
Fresh anti-coup protests hit Myanmar after night of deadly raids | Military News

Fresh anti-coup protests hit Myanmar after night of deadly raids | Military News

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Activists called for more anti-coup protests in Myanmar on Saturday, the death anniversary of a student whose killing in 1988 sparked widespread protests against...