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Egypt - Society
12/13/2022 4:34:00 PM
On Sunday, Egypt will start implementing Law 154/2019, published by the Official Gazette today, that requires owners of hundreds of thousands of unlicensed shops to legalise their businesses and that introduces restrictions on cafes serving shisha.

World - International
12/7/2022 11:02:00 AM
China announced Wednesday a nationwide loosening of Covid restrictions following protests against the hardline strategy that grew into calls for greater political freedoms.

World - International
12/2/2022 6:12:24 PM
A top official at the World Health Organization said the U.N. agency was ``pleased'' to see China loosening some of its coronavirus restrictions, saying ``it's really important that governments listen to their people when the people are in pain.''

World - International
12/2/2022 1:55:22 PM
Cities across China further unwound Covid restrictions Friday, loosening testing and quarantine rules in the wake of nationwide protests calling for an end to lockdowns and greater political freedoms.

World - International
11/30/2022 7:14:13 PM
China's ruling Communist Party has vowed to ``resolutely crack down on infiltration and sabotage activities by hostile forces,'' following the largest street demonstrations in decades by citizens fed up with strict anti-virus restrictions.

Business - Energy
11/29/2022 5:55:14 PM
Stocks edged mostly higher in unsteady trading on Wall Street Tuesday as some concerns dissipate over protests in China against that country's severe COVID restrictions.

Business - Markets & Companies
11/28/2022 8:19:28 PM
Stocks fell in afternoon trading on Wall Street Monday as protests spread in China calling for President Xi Jinping to step down amid growing anger over severe COVID-19 restrictions.

World - International
11/28/2022 11:59:28 AM
Discontent has brewed for months in China over the country's zero-Covid policy, with relentless mass testing, localised lockdowns and travel restrictions pushing many across the country to the brink.

World - International
11/23/2022 3:45:11 PM
Violent protests have broken out around a huge factory in central China's Zhengzhou, owned by Taiwanese tech giant Foxconn and the world's largest manufacturer of iPhones, over Covid-19 restrictions and working conditions.

World - Region
11/22/2022 11:55:06 PM
Additional restrictions imposed on Palestinian development in Israeli-controlled parts of the West Bank cost the Palestinian economy an estimated $50 billion between 2000 and 2020, the UN said Tuesday.

Business - Economy
11/14/2022 11:33:01 AM
Asian shares were mixed in Monday trading as momentum faded from last week's rally on Wall Street amid varied sentiments about coronavirus restrictions easing in China and global interest rate increases.

COP27 - Climate change
10/28/2022 2:52:39 PM
One of Africa's most prominent and fastest-growing cities has imposed water restrictions as officials blame dry weather and dropping river levels.

COP27 - Focus
10/26/2022 2:05:52 PM
The European Union's executive arm sought on Wednesday to toughen up pollution restrictions to ensure that harmful pollutants are eliminated by 2050 to potentially save the lives of hundreds of thousands of people.

World - International
10/10/2022 12:50:39 PM
Chinese cities were imposing fresh lockdowns and travel restrictions after the number of new daily COVID-19 cases tripled during a weeklong holiday, ahead of a major Communist Party meeting in Beijing next week.

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
9/26/2022 9:49:27 PM
Greece on Monday urged the European Union to lift movement restrictions for refugees recognized by individual nations, accusing the bloc of applying a double standard when dealing with Ukrainians fleeing the war compared with the victims of other conflicts.

World - Region
9/23/2022 7:24:11 PM
Washington announced Friday it was easing export restrictions on Iran to expand access to internet services, which have been curbed by the government amid a crackdown on protesters.

World - Region
9/23/2022 3:36:00 PM
Iranian authorities have imposed tough and targeted restrictions on the use of the internet in a bid to impede protesters gathering and prevent images of crackdowns on their demonstrations from reaching the outside world, observers say.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
9/23/2022 2:17:00 PM
Iran is facing growing internal restlessness with increasing restrictions on personal freedoms and a deepening economic crisis.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
9/20/2022 9:44:25 PM
World leaders convened in person at the UN General Assembly meetings in New York this week after lifting Covid-19 restrictions, but there is little to celebrate in a fractured world.

Books - News
9/16/2022 7:09:04 PM
The wave of attempted book banning and restrictions continues to intensify, the American Library Association reported Friday. Numbers for 2022 already approach last year's totals, which were the highest in decades.

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