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Sudan activists warn of attempt to clear protest camp

Sudan activists warn of attempt to clear protest camp

Activists warned of an attempt to disperse a 10-day-old mass protest outside army headquarters Monday, as Sudan's new military rulers came under rising pressure to hand power to a civilian government.

Algeria protest leaders tell army to stay out of politics

Algeria protest leaders tell army to stay out of politics

A new group headed by political leaders, opposition figures and activists called on Algeria's powerful generals to stay out of politics as it pressed President Abdelaziz Bouteflika and the government to quit.

Thousands of Russians protest against internet restrictions

Thousands of Russians protest against internet restrictions

Thousands of people took to the streets of Moscow and two other cities on Sunday to rally against tighter internet restrictions, in some of the biggest protests in the Russian capital in years.

Three UK Conservatives quit party in protest at ‘disastrous Brexit’

Three UK Conservatives quit party in protest at ‘disastrous Brexit’

Three pro-EU lawmakers from Britain's governing Conservatives quit over the ‘disastrous handling of Brexit’ on Wednesday, in a blow to Prime Minister Theresa May's attempts to unite her party ...

Tens of thousands in Madrid call for new elections, protest president

Tens of thousands in Madrid call for new elections, protest president

Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of the Spanish capital Madrid on Sunday to call for national unity and protest against the socialist minority government of Pedro Sanchez.

France debates riot bill after 'yellow vest' unrest

France debates riot bill after 'yellow vest' unrest

French MPs on Tuesday began debating a controversial anti-rioting bill which aims to crack down on the sort of street violence that has marred ‘yellow vest’ anti-government protests since November.

Extras paid $100 to protest against Qatar outside UN HQ

Extras paid $100 to protest against Qatar outside UN HQ

Qatar has found evidence of an “international smear campaign” after extras were offered $100 to take part in a demonstration against the country outside the United Nations headquarters in New York.

Macron's debate put to test as 'yellow vests' stage tenth protest

Macron's debate put to test as 'yellow vests' stage tenth protest

France's ‘yellow vests’ took to the streets on Saturday for a 10th straight weekend of anti-government protests, defying attempts by President Emmanuel Macron to channel their anger into a series of town hall debates.

Bangladesh revises wages after garment worker protest

Bangladesh revises wages after garment worker protest

Authorities in Bangladesh have announced revised wages in the garment sector after thousands of workers rallied to demand the implementation of a pay scale approved last year, officials said on Sunday.

'Yellow vest' anger as French boxer who hit police denied bail

'Yellow vest' anger as French boxer who hit police denied bail

Supporters of the French boxer filmed punching police officers during a ‘yellow vest’ protest reacted angrily Thursday after he was denied bail at a court hearing where he expressed regret for his outburst.

Versailles closes ahead of 'yellow vest' protest as numbers fall

Versailles closes ahead of 'yellow vest' protest as numbers fall

French ‘yellow vests’ prepared for a sixth Saturday of nationwide demonstrations, but numbers on the streets are falling fast as the police clear protest camps in the run-up to the Christmas holidays.

Tourist buses block Rome traffic in protest against ban

Tourist buses block Rome traffic in protest against ban

Hundreds of tourist buses blocked Rome traffic for several hours on Thursday, as drivers protested a plan to ban their vehicles from the centre to reduce air pollution and noise.