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Sudan protesters to end strike, resume talks with generals: mediator

Sudan protesters to end strike, resume talks with generals: mediator

Protest leaders have agreed to end their civil disobedience campaign launched after a crackdown on demonstrators and resume talks with Sudan's ruling generals, an Ethiopian mediator said Tuesday.

France's 'yellow vests' protest in dwindling numbers, some clashes

France's 'yellow vests' protest in dwindling numbers, some clashes

French police fired tear gas in skirmishes with masked demonstrators in Lyon and Nantes on Saturday, the 26th straight weekend of ‘yellow vest’ protests against President Emmanuel Macron ...

Protests reported as millions without power, one week after India cyclone

Protests reported as millions without power, one week after India cyclone

Millions of people are living without power or shelter in eastern India, a week after a devastating cyclone hit the region, officials said Saturday, as reports emerged of angry survivors protesting over the slow pace of relief.

Protest against arms supply to Saudi Arabia

Protest against arms supply to Saudi Arabia

People attend a demonstration to protest against the loading of weapons aboard the Bahri-Yanbu, a cargo ship operating for Saudi Arabia's defence and interior ministries, in Le Havre, France.

Thousands take to Hong Kong streets to protest new extradition laws

Thousands take to Hong Kong streets to protest new extradition laws

Thousands of people marched on Hong Kong's parliament on Sunday to demand the scrapping of proposed extradition rules that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial ...

Police fire tear gas on Honduras protesters

Police fire tear gas on Honduras protesters

Police fired tear gas Friday to disperse thousands of demonstrators who gathered in the Honduras capital to protest against plans to privatise health and education services.

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.