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World - International
4/5/2023 5:50:00 PM
French unions on Wednesday said last-ditch talks with the prime minister to ease tensions over a divisive pension reform were a "failure" and called for record turnout at protest rallies the next day.

World - Region
4/4/2023 4:58:27 PM
The UN Human Rights Council denounced Tuesday the rising numbers of executions in Iran, including of people who received the capital punishment in connection with protests that have rocked the country.

World - Region
4/4/2023 12:02:48 PM
A Swedish court Tuesday overturned a police decision to ban two Koran burning protests, saying security risk concerns were not enough to limit the right to demonstrate.

World - Region
4/2/2023 8:49:13 PM
Israel’s antisemitism envoy said Sunday that she was fired by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s government, citing her criticism of its planned judicial overhaul as a possible cause.

World - Africa
4/2/2023 7:51:07 PM
Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga on Sunday called off demonstrations planned for Monday and said his party would sit down for dialogue with the government after two weeks of protests.

World - Region
4/2/2023 5:57:36 PM
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government on Sunday gave preliminary approval for the creation of a national guard overseen by an ultranationalist Cabinet minister with a long record of anti-Arab rhetoric and stunts.

World - Region
4/1/2023 11:53:11 PM
Thousands of people demonstrated again in Israel on Saturday despite the government's delay of controversial judicial reforms.

World - International
3/31/2023 1:19:41 PM
France's CGT trade union federation on Friday elected surprise candidate Sophie Binet as secretary general, making her the first woman to hold the post since the body's creation in 1895.

Sports - World
3/30/2023 11:31:54 PM
Indonesian football players, fans and pundits reacted with anger and sadness Thursday after FIFA pulled the Under-20 World Cup from the host nation weeks before it was due to kick off, following protests against Israel's participation.

World - Region
3/30/2023 10:16:58 PM
Thousands rallied Thursday across Israel and the Palestinian territories for Land Day, commemorating a deadly crackdown in 1976 on protests against Israeli plans to seize land owned by Arab citizens.

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 - International
3/29/2023 12:31:21 PM
Sanitation workers in Paris are set to return to work Wednesday amid heaps of trash that piled up over their weekslong strike as protests against French President Emmanuel Marcon’s controversial pension bill appeared to be winding down.

World - Region
3/29/2023 11:14:19 AM
Israel's hard-right government and opposition parties were set for a second day of talks Wednesday on controversial judiciary reforms that sparked a general strike and mass protests in the country's most severe domestic crisis in years.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
3/28/2023 9:10:52 PM
As the protests over reforms to the country’s pensions system continue, the French capital has been looking less and less like it does on television

World - Region
3/28/2023 6:19:34 PM
Caution prevailed in Israel Tuesday ahead of the first talks between the government and opposition after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu paused controversial judicial reforms which sparked a general strike and mass protests.

World - International
3/28/2023 4:20:43 PM
Protests and strikes against unpopular pension reforms gripped France again Tuesday, with many thousands marching and the Eiffel Tower closed and police ramping up security amid government warnings that radical demonstrators intended “to destroy, to injure and to kill."

Sports - World
3/28/2023 4:06:52 PM
Indonesian President Joko Widodo said Tuesday he was sending the country's football association chief for talks with FIFA about its hosting of the Under-20 World Cup after the draw was nixed following protests over Israel's participation.

World - Africa
3/28/2023 2:01:05 PM
The African Union on Tuesday led appeals for calm and political dialogue after anti-government protests in Kenya turned violent, with police firing tear gas and looters going on a rampage.

World - Region
3/28/2023 11:06:23 AM
Israel’s political factions opposed to embattled Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu began setting up negotiating teams Tuesday after he paused a controversial judicial overhaul plan that had set off unprecedented street protests and a spiraling domestic crisis.

World - International
3/27/2023 10:51:58 PM
Since entering the Oval Office, Joe Biden has been eager to avoid a replay of what he saw as an unpleasant episode from his time as vice president -- public brawling with Israel's pugnacious prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu.

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