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World - Africa
3/30/2023 1:34:28 PM
Sporadic violence broke out in Kenya on Thursday, the third day of opposition demonstrations to protest at the government and the high cost of living.

World - Region
3/27/2023 8:34:16 PM
The White House on Monday welcomed the pause in plans for controversial judicial reforms by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

World - Region
3/27/2023 8:06:29 PM
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday announced a pause to divisive judicial reforms moving through parliament, after months of street rallies that drew tens of thousands.

World - Region
3/27/2023 6:08:50 PM
A powerful partner in Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s government says the country's proposed judicial overhaul has been delayed for at least several weeks.

World - Region
3/27/2023 10:27:51 AM
Iraq's parliament voted Monday to restore electoral laws that were scrapped after 2019 anti-government demonstrations, sparking anger from independent lawmakers who see it benefiting larger parties.

World - Africa
3/26/2023 2:02:57 PM
Kenya's police chief announced Sunday a ban on fresh opposition demonstrations called for Monday, after protests last week degenerated into riots.

World - International
3/24/2023 10:28:24 PM
The Council of Europe, the continent's leading human rights watchdog, on Friday criticised French police's "excessive use of force" during demonstrations against an unpopular pension reform.

World - International
3/23/2023 11:14:24 AM
French unions on Thursday are holding their first mass demonstrations since President Emmanuel Macron inflamed public anger by forcing a higher retirement age through parliament without a vote.

World - Region
3/23/2023 10:56:44 AM
Israel's parliament on Thursday passed the first of several laws that make up its contentious judicial overhaul as protesters opposing the changes staged another day of demonstrations aimed at ringing an alarm over what they see as the country's descent toward autocracy.

World - International
3/17/2023 7:36:56 PM
France, where President Emmanuel Macron is facing intensified protests after forcing a contentious pension reform through parliament without a vote, is no stranger to mass demonstrations.

World - International
3/11/2023 5:19:22 PM
Thousands of farmers and other demonstrators are protesting in a park in The Hague against Dutch government plans to reduce nitrate emissions.

World - International
2/28/2023 3:51:38 PM
Around a dozen demonstrators stormed a stage where Taipei's new mayor was speaking on Tuesday, calling him a murderer and demanding he apologies for the bloodshed during a 1947 massacre in Taiwan.

World - International
2/11/2023 8:06:47 PM
Police were out in force across France on Saturday as protesters held a sometimes restive fourth round of nationwide demonstrations against President Emmanuel Macron's plans to reform the country's pension system.

World - International
1/31/2023 12:55:50 PM
France woke up to a day of paralysis Tuesday with transport blockages, mass strikes and demonstrations hitting the country for the second time in a month to protest a planned reform to raise the retirement age.

World - International
1/29/2023 12:47:17 PM
Turkey issued a travel warning late Saturday for its citizens living in or planning on going to European countries, citing Islamophobia and anti-Turkish demonstrations.

World - International
1/28/2023 8:23:13 PM
The shocking death of Tyre Nichols after a police beating has reopened anguished debate across the United States about police violence, fueling a sense that the huge, nationwide demonstrations of 2020 have done little to solve the problem.

World - Africa
1/21/2023 2:48:27 PM
Chad has lifted the suspension of political activities by several opposition parties imposed following a violent crackdown on demonstrations three months ago, a government official told AFP on Saturday.

World - Region
1/11/2023 8:39:39 PM
Brazil's capital prepared for the possibility of more violent demonstrations Wednesday by people seeking to overturn the presidential election, with local security officials blocking access to buildings trashed four days earlier by a horde of rioters.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
1/10/2023 10:18:43 PM
Tunisia is facing continuing political and economic instability with the country’s opposition parties calling for demonstrations and unions calling for a series of strikes, reports Karam Said

World - International
1/10/2023 11:42:50 AM
Pope Francis on Monday broke his silence on the nationwide protests convulsing Iran, denouncing the recourse to the death penalty there and seemingly legitimizing the rallies as demonstrations "demanding greater respect for the dignity of women.''

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