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Two killed in Iran protests: deputy governor

Two killed in Iran protests: deputy governor

Two people were killed overnight in the town of Dorud in western Iran as protests spread across the country, the province's deputy governor confirmed on Sunday.

Riot police break up anti-government protest in western Iran

Riot police break up anti-government protest in western Iran

Iranian riot police dispersed protesters shouting anti-government slogans in the western city of Kermanshah on Friday, a day after similar protests in the country's northeast, the semi-official news agency Fars reported.

Singapore activist charged for protesting without permit

Singapore activist charged for protesting without permit

A Singaporean activist was charged Wednesday for organising public protests without a permit, sparking calls for the tightly controlled city-state to stop treating peaceful demonstrations as crimes.

Pakistan capital tense as military silent on protests

Pakistan capital tense as military silent on protests

Pakistan's capital was tense Sunday after attempts to disperse anti-blasphemy protests by Islamists ended in deadly violence, as the military appeared hesitant to respond to a government call for help.

Clashes as Pakistani police try to disperse anti-blasphemy sit-in

Clashes as Pakistani police try to disperse anti-blasphemy sit-in

A policeman was killed and over 100 people wounded as Pakistani forces fired rubber bullets and lobbed tear gas in a bid to disperse an anti-blasphemy sit-in that has virtually paralysed the country's capital for weeks.

Russian police detain 380 at anti-Putin protest: monitors

Russian police detain 380 at anti-Putin protest: monitors

Russian police detained at least 380 activists across the country on Sunday for holding unauthorised protests against President Vladimir Putin, a monitoring group said.

Ukraine makes first move to meet protester demands

Ukraine makes first move to meet protester demands

Ukrainian lawmakers on Thursday moved towards meeting one of the demands of anti-corruption protesters who have set up the first tent city in Kiev since the pro-EU revolt of 2014.

French sheep farmers protest against protection of wolves

French sheep farmers protest against protection of wolves

Farmers trucked hundreds of sheep into a central square in the French city of Lyon on Monday in protest against the government's protection of wolves, which they blame for livestock deaths ...

Singaporeans hold rare protest over presidential vote

Singaporeans hold rare protest over presidential vote

Hundreds of Singaporeans angered by the walkover victory of their first female president held a ‘silent sit-in’ in a park Saturday in a rare political protest denouncing the lack of an election.

Jailed Hong Kong activist Wong back in court

Jailed Hong Kong activist Wong back in court

With hair newly shaven in accordance with Hong Kong prison rules, jailed pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong was in court again Tuesday on more protest-related charges.

Thousands protest in Hong Kong over jailing of democracy activists

Thousands protest in Hong Kong over jailing of democracy activists

Thousands of people took to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday to protest against the jailing of three young democracy activists, with many questioning the independence of the Chinese-ruled city's judiciary.

German police use water cannon on G20 protestors

German police use water cannon on G20 protestors

Riot police used water cannon overnight Tuesday to disperse several gatherings of protestors ahead of the G20 summit in Hamburg.