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Gaza teen dies of wounds from Israel border clash

Gaza teen dies of wounds from Israel border clash

Ahmad Abu Tayoor, 17, was shot late on Friday on the border close to the southern city of Rafah, the ministry said.

Romania to probe alleged police violence at protest

Romania to probe alleged police violence at protest

Romania has opened an enquiry into alleged police violence at a mass anti-corruption protest against the leftwing government last week where hundreds were injured ...

New protests hit southern Iraq, a month into unrest

New protests hit southern Iraq, a month into unrest

Protesters flooded the streets of southern Iraq again on Sunday, nearly a month into a wave of unrest over corruption and decaying public services, AFP correspondents said.

Iraq PM sacks electricity minister after weeks of protest

Iraq PM sacks electricity minister after weeks of protest

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Sunday sacked his minister of electricity, his office said, following weeks of protests against corruption and chronic power outages.

British foreign secretary quits in protest at May's Brexit plan

British foreign secretary quits in protest at May's Brexit plan

Prime Minister Theresa May's strategy for leaving the European Union hung in the balance on Monday after two leading eurosceptic ministers resigned in protest at her plans to retain close EU ties after Brexit.

Thousands march in Hong Kong as restrictions grow

Thousands march in Hong Kong as restrictions grow

Protesters marched through central Hong Kong on Sunday in one of the city's major annual pro-democracy rallies as organisers said the event was coming under unprecedented pressure from authorities.

Kazakhstan detains dozens gathering for opposition rally

Kazakhstan detains dozens gathering for opposition rally

Police detained dozens of opposition protesters in Kazakhstan's largest city on Saturday after the exiled nemesis of long-time leader Nursultan Nazarbayev called for rallies across the country.

Vietnam police break up protest over controversial draft law

Vietnam police break up protest over controversial draft law

At least a dozen people were detained in Vietnam's capital on Sunday, according to an AFP correspondent on the scene, as anger mounts over a proposal to grant companies lengthy land leases.

India court halts expansion of Vedanta's copper smelter after protest killings

India court halts expansion of Vedanta's copper smelter after protest killings

One person died and others were wounded by gunfire in southern India on Wednesday in fresh violence related to protesters' demands that a copper smelter be shut on environmental grounds.

Armenian opposition leader calls for strike after losing PM vote

Armenian opposition leader calls for strike after losing PM vote

Armenia's political crisis deepened Wednesday as opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan called for protesters to block key transport links after lawmakers rejected his bid to become prime minister.

Philippine workers march in protest at short-term contracts

Philippine workers march in protest at short-term contracts

Thousands of Philippine workers and activists marched in a May Day rally in Manila on Tuesday in protest against what they said was President Rodrigo Duterte's failure ...

'I was wrong': Armenia PM quits after mass protests

'I was wrong': Armenia PM quits after mass protests

Armenia's Prime Minister Serzh Sarkisian resigned on Monday after mass protests against his election, seen as a blatant power grab by the opposition.