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Anti-Bouteflika strikes hit Algeria's schools, transport

Anti-Bouteflika strikes hit Algeria's schools, transport

Thousands of students took to the streets of Algeria on Sunday against President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's bid for a fifth term, as schools shut and transport in the capital halted as part of a protest strike.

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.

Students at Algiers rally say 'No' to Bouteflika 5th term

Students at Algiers rally say 'No' to Bouteflika 5th term

Hundreds of students from universities across Algeria on Tuesday marched in the capital to protest against ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's determination to run for a fifth term in April elections.

Algeria students demonstrate against 5th term for Bouteflika

Algeria students demonstrate against 5th term for Bouteflika

Thousands of students Tuesday joined a growing protest movement in Algeria against ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's bid for a fifth term, with rallies in and around the capital and other cities.

Venezuela troops fire tear gas on demo at Colombia border

Venezuela troops fire tear gas on demo at Colombia border

Venezuelan forces on Saturday fired rubber bullets and tear gas to break up a crowd demanding to cross a closed border bridge to Colombia, AFP journalists reported.

Cameroon opposition party cancels protests

Cameroon opposition party cancels protests

The main opposition Movement for the Rebirth of Cameroon called off demonstrations planned in several cities on Saturday, a party leader said, following a government ban on protests.

Tear gas fired as hundreds march to Sudan presidential palace

Tear gas fired as hundreds march to Sudan presidential palace

Sudanese police fired tear gas at hundreds of protesters marching towards the presidential palace in Khartoum on Thursday, as demonstrations demanding President Omar al-Bashir's resignation ...

Sudan police tear gas anti-government protest in Kassala: witnesses

Sudan police tear gas anti-government protest in Kassala: witnesses

Sudanese police Wednesday fired tear gas at crowds of anti-government protesters in Kassala, witnesses said, in the first such demonstration held in the eastern town bordering Eritrea.

Amnesty says 37 protesters killed in Sudan crackdown

Amnesty says 37 protesters killed in Sudan crackdown

Amnesty International said it has received ‘credible reports’ that Sudanese security forces have shot dead 37 protesters in a crackdown on demonstrations roiling the country.

Hungarian public broadcaster becomes focus of wave of protests

Hungarian public broadcaster becomes focus of wave of protests

The headquarters of Hungary's public broadcaster became the focus of a wave of anti-government protests Monday, with the opposition galvanised by the reaction to a controversial new labour law ...

Paris police fire tear gas, water cannon against 'yellow vest' protesters

Paris police fire tear gas, water cannon against 'yellow vest' protesters

Police fired tear gas and water cannon Saturday in central Paris against ‘yellow vest’ protesters demanding French President Emmanuel Macron roll back tax hikes on motor fuel.

Macron's disgraced former bodyguard admits 'mistake'

Macron's disgraced former bodyguard admits 'mistake'

Le Monde had last week published smartphone videos of Alexandre Benalla hitting one protester and violently wrestling another.