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World - Region
3/28/2024 5:26:11 PM
The French parliament's lower house on Thursday approved a resolution condemning as "bloody and murderous repression" the killing by Paris police of dozens of Algerians in a crackdown on a 1961 protest to support Algerian independence.

Business - Economy
3/7/2024 6:23:25 PM
Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly explained the government’s plan to eliminate the dollar gap, the crackdown on the parallel market, and the expected decrease in commodities prices, in a press conference after overseeing goods release at the Alexandria Port on Thursday.

World - Region
2/22/2024 9:39:57 PM
Candidates for Iran's parliament began campaigning Thursday in the country's first election since the 2022 crackdown on nationwide protests that followed the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini in police custody.

World - International
1/23/2024 10:18:06 PM
Environmental activists face a severe crackdown in Britain, a UN expert warned Tuesday, lamenting that peaceful protesters face long prison terms and are the targets of "toxic discourse".

World - Region
1/1/2024 1:29:00 PM
More than 4,360 people, including combatants and civilians, were killed in Syria's civil war in 2023, in the thirteenth year since fighting began, a war monitor said on Sunday.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
11/3/2023 4:40:56 PM
Israel has expelled thousands of Palestinian workers back to the besieged Gaza Strip, intensifying its crackdown on labourers from the territory.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
10/24/2023 6:20:48 PM
Israeli occupation forces apprehended 51 Palestinians from various areas on Tuesday, marking an escalation in the crackdown on Palestinian civilians in the occupied West Bank, as reported by the Palestinian news agency WAFA.

World - Region
9/5/2023 9:31:42 AM
The United Nations' rights chief said Monday he was "alarmed" by the high number of injuries during recent clashes in Israel involving Eritrean protesters.

World - Africa
8/31/2023 4:59:05 PM
At least 48 people have been killed in a crackdown on an anti-UN protest in eastern DR Congo, according to local sources and official documentation seen by AFP on Thursday.

World - War in Ukraine
8/29/2023 3:32:00 PM
Russia on Tuesday handed 11-year jail terms to two exiled journalists accused of spreading misinformation about the military, pursuing a historic crackdown on criticism of the conflict in Ukraine.

World - Africa
8/23/2023 10:30:38 AM
Zimbabweans on Wednesday began voting in closely-watched presidential and legislative elections after a campaign tainted by a crackdown on the opposition, fears of vote rigging and public anger at the economic crisis.

World - International
8/19/2023 7:31:26 PM
The vice-chairman of jailed Pakistani former prime minister Imran Khan's party was arrested on Saturday, a spokesman said, part of a widening crackdown on the former ruling party.

World - War in Ukraine
7/26/2023 6:27:16 PM
European Union member states agreed Wednesday to toughen sanctions on Belarus for helping Russia's invasion of Ukraine and for Minsk's crackdown on the opposition, officials said.

World - Region
7/26/2023 10:50:31 AM
Iranian authorities have in the last months launched an intensified crackdown against women deemed to have violated the Islamic Republic's strict dress rules, Amnesty International said on Wednesday.

World - Africa
7/24/2023 2:51:30 PM
Lagos state government has annouced plans for a mass burial of more than 100 people killed during Nigeria's 2020 anti-police brutality rallies, sparking renewed criticism over a crackdown on protesters.

Arts & Culture - Screens
7/20/2023 1:18:01 PM
Netflix on Wednesday said subscriptions to the media streaming service climbed by nearly 6 million in the wake of its crackdown on password sharing.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
7/15/2023 5:46:00 PM
Tunisian security forces have expelled hundreds of black African migrants to desert border zones.

World - Region
5/2/2023 8:59:29 PM
A multi-continental crackdown has halted a major "dark web" drugs marketplace, with international police arresting 288 suspects and recovering more than 50 million euros ($54.8 million) in cash and virtual currency, Europol said Tuesday.

World - International
5/2/2023 12:03:42 PM
China’s foreign minister called for stability and a crackdown on cross-border criminal activity along the country’s border with Myanmar, during an unusual visit to the volatile region on Tuesday.

Business - Tech
4/25/2023 9:46:10 PM
TikTok, Twitter, Facebook, Google, and Amazon are facing rising pressure from European authorities as London and Brussels advanced new rules Tuesday to curb the power of digital companies.

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