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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.

Explosions rock funeral in tense Kabul, 15 killed

Explosions rock funeral in tense Kabul, 15 killed

At least 15 people were killed and wounded as explosions rocked the funeral of an Afghan politician's son who died during an anti-government protest over spiralling insecurity in Kabul ...

Tunisia protester 'accidentally' killed in south: ministry

Tunisia protester 'accidentally' killed in south: ministry

A young protester was killed Monday after a police vehicle ‘accidentally’ ran him over outside an oil and gas installation in south Tunisia after weeks of social unrest, a ministry said.

Police arrest nine more democracy activists in Hong Kong

Police arrest nine more democracy activists in Hong Kong

Nine democracy protesters were arrested in Hong Kong Thursday over an anti-Beijing rally in the latest swoop by police as activists say they are being persecuted.

Venezuela protesters plan nationwide road blocks

Venezuela protesters plan nationwide road blocks

Protesters plan Monday to block Venezuela's main roads including the capital's biggest motorway, triggering fears of further violence after three weeks of unrest left 21 people dead.

Venezuela braces for new protest in wave of unrest

Venezuela braces for new protest in wave of unrest

Venezuela braced for new marches Saturday against President Nicolas Maduro, after the death toll climbed to 20 in three weeks of violence at protests demanding the leftist leader's ouster.