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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.

Drama in the sky as kite fest draws thousands

Drama in the sky as kite fest draws thousands

The blue skies above Aspire Park were filled with a hundred vivid kite designs, attracting a large number of people to the third edition of the Aspire International Kite Festival.

Thousands stranded in Bangkok as flights affected by India-Pak tensions

Thousands stranded in Bangkok as flights affected by India-Pak tensions

Thousands of travellers were stranded in Bangkok on Thursday when Thai Airways International cancelled more than a dozen flights to and from Europe after Pakistan closed its airspace ...

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.

Thousands of Belgians march against global warming

Thousands of Belgians march against global warming

Thousands of people marched on Sunday in Brussels urging the Belgian government to respect its commitments on countering climate change as a United Nations conference ...

Tens of thousands die in Africa each year due to fake drugs

Tens of thousands die in Africa each year due to fake drugs

When Moustapha Dieng came down with stomach pains one day last month he did the sensible thing and went to a doctor in his hometown of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso's capital.

Thousands march against Australia's offshore refugee policy

Thousands march against Australia's offshore refugee policy

Thousands of people marched in Sydney and Melbourne Saturday demanding the government bring all asylum seekers held on Nauru to Australia, particularly the children.

Thousands stranded as Bali volcano alert raised to highest level

Thousands stranded as Bali volcano alert raised to highest level

Indonesia raised its warning for Bali's Mount Agung volcano to the top level four alert on Monday, closed the holiday island's airport and told residents around the mountain to immediately evacuate ...

Thousands queue to pay last respects to Thailand's late King Bhumibol

Thousands queue to pay last respects to Thailand's late King Bhumibol

Almost 12 million people, or almost one sixth of Thailand's population, have visited the glittering Grand Palace in Bangkok to pay their respects to the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej since he died last October ...

Thousands of homes wrecked by huge Mexican quake, death toll at 91

Thousands of homes wrecked by huge Mexican quake, death toll at 91

A massive earthquake off southern Mexico on Thursday night that killed at least 91 people damaged tens of thousands of homes and afflicted upwards of two million people in the poorer south ...

Thousands protest in Hong Kong over jailing of democracy activists

Thousands protest in Hong Kong over jailing of democracy activists

Thousands of people took to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday to protest against the jailing of three young democracy activists, with many questioning the independence of the Chinese-ruled city's judiciary.

Thousands attend musical programme on second day of Eid al-Fitr

Thousands attend musical programme on second day of Eid al-Fitr

Thousands of Nepalis flooded to an electric music show at Asian Town on the second day of Eid al-Fitr.