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Police face protesters in Nantes as ‘yellow vest’ marches resume

Police face protesters in Nantes as ‘yellow vest’ marches resume

Hundreds of demonstrators faced police in a tense stand-off in the French city of Nantes on Saturday as revived ‘yellow vest’ protests against the government of President Emmanuel Macron took place across the country.

Hong Kong protesters march to US Consulate, call on Trump to ‘liberate’ city

Hong Kong protesters march to US Consulate, call on Trump to ‘liberate’ city

Thousands of Hong Kong protesters on Sunday chanted the Star Spangled Banner and called on US President Donald Trump to ‘liberate’ the Chinese-ruled city ...

Russia jails two more protesters ahead of Sunday's Moscow vote

Russia jails two more protesters ahead of Sunday's Moscow vote

A Russian court sentenced two men to up to three and a half years in jail on Wednesday for using violence against police officers at a political protest calling for a free election on Sunday.

Protesters trigger second day of Hong Kong airport chaos, hundreds of flights cancelled

Protesters trigger second day of Hong Kong airport chaos, hundreds of flights cancelled

Hundreds of flights were cancelled or suspended at Hong Kong's airport on Tuesday as pro-democracy protesters staged a second day of hugely disruptive rallies ...

Sudan protesters, generals reach 'full' agreement on civilian rule

Sudan protesters, generals reach 'full' agreement on civilian rule

Protest leaders have reached "full agreement" with Sudan's ruling generals on Saturday on a hard-won constitutional declaration, the African Union said, paving the way for a promised transition to civilian rule.

Hundreds of protesters detained in central Moscow

Hundreds of protesters detained in central Moscow

More than 300 protesters were detained at a political opposition rally in central Moscow on Saturday, an independent monitoring group told dpa.

Hong Kong protesters appear in court to face ‘riot’ charge

Hong Kong protesters appear in court to face ‘riot’ charge

More than 40 people appeared in a Hong Kong court on Wednesday charged with rioting for their role in a recent protest that turned violent when thousands of activists clashed with police ...

Hong Kong protesters disrupt train services, cause commuter chaos

Hong Kong protesters disrupt train services, cause commuter chaos

Hundreds of Hong Kong protesters blocked train services during the early morning rush hour on Tuesday, causing commuter chaos in the latest anti-government campaign to roil the former British colony.

Five protesters shot dead in Sudan town: doctors committee

Five protesters shot dead in Sudan town: doctors committee

Five protesters including four students were shot dead and several wounded at a rally in a town in central Sudan on Monday, a doctors committee linked to the protest movement said.

Hong Kong protesters defy police again and begin banned march

Hong Kong protesters defy police again and begin banned march

Tens of thousands of pro-democracy protesters defied authorities to hold an unsanctioned march through Hong Kong on Sunday, a day after riot police fired rubber bullets and tear gas ...

Tens of thousands of protesters force delay in Hong Kong extradition bill debate

Tens of thousands of protesters force delay in Hong Kong extradition bill debate

Tens of thousands of demonstrators in Hong Kong surrounded the city's legislature on Wednesday, forcing it to postpone a second round of debate on an extradition bill ...

Thousands of Algerian protesters demand presidential vote delay

Thousands of Algerian protesters demand presidential vote delay

Thousands of Algerians demanded a delay to the country's presidential election in renewed anti-government protests on Friday.