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French police disperse protesters blocking motorway construction

French police disperse protesters blocking motorway construction

Regional authorities gave the green light in August to the plan for the construction of the 24-kilometre stretch of motorway.

Police disperse protesters at entrance to Iraqi oilfield

Police disperse protesters at entrance to Iraqi oilfield

Officials at the field in the southern oil hub of Basra said operations were running normally.

Police fire tear gas on students as Dhaka protests enter eighth day

Police fire tear gas on students as Dhaka protests enter eighth day

Bangladeshi police fired tear gas on students occupying an intersection in central Dhaka on Sunday as thousands of protesters took to the streets for an eighth day to demand road safety measures.

Indian police detain 450 after violent Maratha protests

Indian police detain 450 after violent Maratha protests

The Marathas, who make up around 30% of Maharashtra state's 110 million people, want quotas or "reservations" to ensure they get jobs in the government.

New clashes on Gaza-Israel border after deadly violence

New clashes on Gaza-Israel border after deadly violence

The number of protesters was smaller than in previous weeks, though still substantial and with Gaza's health ministry reporting dozens more Palestinians wounded by Israeli gunfire.

Israeli forces kill 12 Palestinian protesters on Gaza border

Israeli forces kill 12 Palestinian protesters on Gaza border

Tens of thousands of Palestinians, pressing for a right of return for refugees to what is now Israel, gathered at five locations along the fenced 65-km frontier.

Sudanese protest in Khartoum against rising bread prices

Sudanese protest in Khartoum against rising bread prices

Bread prices have more than doubled after a jump in the cost of flour due to dwindling wheat supplies, after the Sudanese government decided to stop importing grain and allow private companies to do so.

Police fire tear gas to halt opposition protests in two Kenyan cities

Police fire tear gas to halt opposition protests in two Kenyan cities

Kenyan police used tear gas to disperse opposition protesters on Monday in the capital Nairobi and another city as demonstrations against a presidential vote re-run continued despite a government ban.

Tear gas fired at Kenyan protesters as crowds gather

Tear gas fired at Kenyan protesters as crowds gather

Crowds had gathered in Nairobi, the port of Mombasa and Kisumu, the western stronghold of the opposition, for the second time this week.

Twenty tourists robbed at Paris airport hotel

Twenty tourists robbed at Paris airport hotel

Masked men armed with tear gas robbed around 20 tourists who were waiting for shuttle buses outside a Paris airport hotel at the weekend, sources close to the investigation said on Monday.

Three women held in London under anti-terrorism laws

Three women held in London under anti-terrorism laws

Three young women were arrested under anti-terrorism laws in east London on Monday in connection with a security operation in the capital last week, police said.

Greek police fire tear gas at pensioners during Athens protest

Greek police fire tear gas at pensioners during Athens protest

Greek police on Monday fired teargas to control a demonstration of pensioners protesting over cutbacks to their benefits, part of an austerity drive dictated by international lenders.