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World - International
3/12/2023 1:39:35 PM
Thousands of demonstrators staged fresh protests in Greece on Sunday as anger grows over the country's deadliest rail crash, ratcheting up pressure on the government over the tragedy.

World - International
3/11/2023 5:27:57 PM
Demonstrators in France took to the streets Saturday for a seventh day of protest against President Emmanuel Macron's pension reform plans, with police expecting up to a million people at rallies nationwide.

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 - Region
3/1/2023 4:24:06 PM
Weeks of anti-government protests in Israel turned violent on Wednesday for the first time as police fired stun grenades and a water cannon at demonstrators who blocked a Tel Aviv highway. The crackdown came shortly after Israel's hard-line security minister urged a tough response to what he said were "anarchists."

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 - Region
2/3/2023 7:29:48 PM
Iranian security forces have been systematically targeting the eyes of demonstrators in their crackdown on the protests that have swept the country since September, a human rights group said Friday.

World - International
1/14/2023 9:40:02 PM
Climate activist Greta Thunberg condemned moves to demolish a German village to make way for a coal mine expansion as police clashed with demonstrators at the site on Saturday.

World - International
1/8/2023 9:08:00 PM
Thousands of demonstrators bypassed security barricades, climbed on the roofs, broke windows and invaded all three buildings, which are connected through the vast Three Powers square in Brasilia. Some are calling for a military intervention to restore the far-right Bolsonaro to power.

World - War in Ukraine
12/19/2022 11:10:30 PM
The United Nations chief expressed strong hopes Monday that the Ukraine war will end in 2023 and on other global hotspots condemned the Iranian government's crackdown on demonstrators, urged all countries to fight terrorist threats from the extreme right and called on the international community to tell Israel's new right-wing government that "there is no alternative to the two-state solution.''

World - International
12/3/2022 10:10:02 AM
Thousands of demonstrators representing organized labor marched in South Korea's capital on Saturday denouncing government attempts to force thousands of striking truckers back to work after they walked out in a dispute over the price of freight.

World - Region
11/28/2022 6:58:38 PM
Students in Hong Kong chanted ``oppose dictatorship'' in a protest against China's COVID rules Monday after demonstrators on the mainland issued an unprecedented call for President Xi Jinping to resign in the biggest show of opposition to the ruling Communist Party in decades.

World - International
11/13/2022 6:40:46 PM
Hundreds of thousands of demonstrators rallied in Madrid on Sunday in defence of the region's primary care services, warning that plans to overhaul the system would "destroy" local healthcare.

World - Region
11/10/2022 11:13:10 AM
Protests in Iran raged on streets into Thursday with demonstrators remembering a bloody crackdown in the country's southeast, even as the nation's intelligence minister and army chief renewed threats against local dissent and the broader world.

World - Africa
10/30/2022 2:57:20 PM
Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of the Sudanese capital on Sunday demanding a return to civilian rule, AFP correspondents said.

World - International
10/29/2022 11:18:46 PM
Thousands of demonstrators defied an official ban to march on Saturday against the deployment of new water storage infrastructure for agricultural irrigation in western France, according to organisers.

World - War in Ukraine
10/22/2022 10:30:13 PM
In Romania, protesters blew horns and banged drums to voice their dismay over the rising cost of living. People across France took to the streets to demand pay increases that keep pace with inflation. Czech demonstrators rallied against government handling of the energy crisis. British railway staff and German pilots held strikes to push for better pay as prices rise.

World - Region
10/12/2022 2:52:34 PM
Iran suffered a "major disruption'' in internet service Wednesday as calls for renewed protests again saw demonstrators on the streets weeks after the death of a 22-year-old woman who had been detained by the country's morality police, an advocacy group said.

World - Region
8/31/2022 1:40:10 PM
A months-long political crisis in Iraq showed little sign of abating Wednesday despite a fresh push for negotiations after nearly 24 hours of deadly violence between rival Shia factions ended.

World - Region
8/29/2022 5:46:00 PM
Iraqi caretaker Prime Minister Mustafa Kadhimi ordered the cabinet to suspend its sessions after hundreds of followers of influential Shia cleric Muqtada Al-Sadr stormed Iraq's government palace.

World - Region
7/30/2022 12:30:19 PM
Supporters of powerful Iraqi cleric Moqtada Sadr penetrated Baghdad's heavily fortified "Green Zone" and occupied parliament on Saturday in a deepening political crisis.

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