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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.

Algeria election may be postponed, protests continue

Algeria election may be postponed, protests continue

Algeria's imminent presidential election looks likely to be postponed, a source said on Friday, as protesters returned to the streets for the 13th successive Friday to demand the removal of the nation's ruling elite.

Fewer turn out for 'Yellow vest' protests in France after May Day clashes

Fewer turn out for 'Yellow vest' protests in France after May Day clashes

Fewer protesters turned out for the 25th straight weekend of ‘yellow vest’ anti-government demonstrations in Paris and elsewhere in France on Saturday, days after a wider May Day rally ...

Sudan judges march in Khartoum, join opposition protests

Sudan judges march in Khartoum, join opposition protests

About 100 Sudanese judges demanding civilian rule marched on Thursday from the Supreme Court in Khartoum towards an opposition sit-in outside the Defence Ministry ...

Sudan protesters pledge 'million march' for civil rule

Sudan protesters pledge 'million march' for civil rule

Sudanese protest leaders raised the pressure on the country's army rulers on Wednesday, threatening a general strike and calling for a million-strong march to demand a civilian government.

London climate-change arrests top 120 on second day of street protests

London climate-change arrests top 120 on second day of street protests

Police have arrested more than 120 people in two days of protests after climate-change activists blocked some of London's most important junctions including Oxford Circus and Marble Arch, causing traffic chaos.

Macron to respond to national debate sparked by Yellow Vest protests

Macron to respond to national debate sparked by Yellow Vest protests

Five months after the Yellow Vest protest movement kicked off in France, President Emmanuel Macron was due on Monday to announce the first measures he plans to bring in to assuage the demands ...

Clashes erupt in 'yellow vest' protests as Macron prepares policy moves

Clashes erupt in 'yellow vest' protests as Macron prepares policy moves

‘Yellow vest’ demonstrators clashed with riot police in the French city of Toulouse on Saturday as President Emmanuel Macron prepares a series of policy announcements aimed at quelling 22 consecutive weekends ...

Protests at Chinese copper mine in Peru continue after local leader freed

Protests at Chinese copper mine in Peru continue after local leader freed

Peruvian police on Friday freed the leader of an indigenous community that has blocked roads to a major copper mine, but hours later arrested his second-in-command, accusing him of running over police officers ...

Macron's party favours pensions boost for poorest amid protests

Macron's party favours pensions boost for poorest amid protests

France should link pension rises for the poorest retirees with inflation again, the head of President Emmanuel Macron's ruling party said on Sunday ...

Algeria museum vandalised during protests: ministry

Algeria museum vandalised during protests: ministry

Algeria's oldest museum, home to some of the country's most valuable art, was vandalised during protests against President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's bid for a fifth term, the culture ministry said Saturday.