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Russia's ruling party loses a third of seats in Moscow election after protests

Russia's ruling party loses a third of seats in Moscow election after protests

Russia's ruling United Russia party, which backs President Vladimir Putin, has lost one third of its seats in the Moscow parliament, near complete data cited by Russian news agencies ...

Hong Kong school children form human chain after weekend of protests

Hong Kong school children form human chain after weekend of protests

Hundreds of uniformed school students, many wearing masks, formed human chains in districts across Hong Kong on Monday in support of anti-government protesters after another weekend of clashes ...

Hong Kong police check for air tickets to stop new airport protests

Hong Kong police check for air tickets to stop new airport protests

Hong Kong police checked people travelling to the city's international airport for passports and air tickets on Saturday, preventing protesters gathering for another ‘stress test’ of road and rail links in the Chinese-ruled city.

12-year-old among 86 arrested during weekend protests in Hong Kong

12-year-old among 86 arrested during weekend protests in Hong Kong

Hong Kong police said on Monday they had arrested 86 people in total over an intense weekend of anti-government protests, including a 12-year-old child.

Hong Kong police arrest 29 after overnight clashes, more protests planned

Hong Kong police arrest 29 after overnight clashes, more protests planned

Hong Kong's police said on Sunday they arrested 29 people after clashes overnight in which volleys of tear gas were fired to disperse anti-government protesters ...

Syrian jailed for Germany knife killing that sparked far-right protests

Syrian jailed for Germany knife killing that sparked far-right protests

A 24-year-old Syrian man was sentenced to nine and a half years in jail Thursday for a knife killing that sparked racist street violence and far-right protests in the eastern German city of Chemnitz.

Thousands rally in Hong Kong in fresh protests, marchers defy police ban

Thousands rally in Hong Kong in fresh protests, marchers defy police ban

Thousands of Hong Kong protesters rallied on Sunday, defying a police ban on marches in the Chinese-controlled territory and continuing a restive weekend of demonstrations which saw police fire teargas overnight.

Hong Kong braces for another weekend of protests

Hong Kong braces for another weekend of protests

Hong Kong was bracing for another volatile weekend, with anti-government protests planned across the city on Saturday, including one at the international airport for a second day.

More Hong Kong protests planned as US raises travel warning

More Hong Kong protests planned as US raises travel warning

The United States raised its travel warning for Hong Kong, urging increased caution by visitors to the Chinese territory in the face of what it described as civil unrest after months of sometimes violent street protests.

Hong Kong police fire tear gas as protests descend into chaos

Hong Kong police fire tear gas as protests descend into chaos

Hong Kong police fired tear gas to disperse protesters in chaotic scenes late on Sunday as anger over an extradition bill morphs into a fresh front against what many see as a broader erosion of freedoms by the city...

Kazakh authorities arrested 670 during election protests

Kazakh authorities arrested 670 during election protests

Authorities in Kazakhstan arrested 670 people in protests accompanying the election of the country's first new president in three decades, according to a local media report.

Thousands rally in Hong Kong in fresh protests against extradition bill

Thousands rally in Hong Kong in fresh protests against extradition bill

Thousands braved thunderstorms in Hong Kong on Tuesday for a fresh wave of protests against a proposed extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial, but the Chinese-ruled city's leader said she would not back down.