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World - Region
7/16/2023 1:53:37 PM
Iranian authorities on Sunday announced a new campaign to force women to wear the Islamic headscarf and morality police returned to the streets 10 months after the death of a woman in their custody sparked nationwide protests.

World - International
7/14/2023 3:28:09 PM
France is celebrating its national holiday Friday with whizzing warplanes and a grand Bastille Day parade in Paris — and with more than 100,000 police deployed around the country to prevent a new outbreak of unrest in underprivileged neighborhoods.

World - Africa
7/13/2023 7:09:20 PM
Kenya's interior ministry on Thursday said more than 300 people had been arrested over anti-government protests that left nine dead as the opposition announced fresh demonstrations next week.

World - Africa
7/12/2023 10:49:36 PM
Six people were killed on Wednesday in clashes between police and demonstrators in Kenya who joined banned opposition protests against tax hikes, police officers told AFP.

World - Africa
7/12/2023 11:57:17 AM
Kenyan officers fired tear gas on protesters Wednesday as they defied a police ban to join demonstrations called by opposition leader Raila Odinga against a raft of tax hikes.

World - Region
7/9/2023 10:46:38 AM
Israel's anti-government protest movement gained new momentum on Saturday night as tens of thousands of people spilled into the streets of cities across the country to oppose Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's contentious plan to overhaul the judicial system.

World - International
7/8/2023 7:27:35 PM
More than 1,000 people defied a ban and on Saturday gathered in central Paris for a memorial rally, with dozens of marches planned throughout France to denounce police brutality and racial profiling.

World - Africa
7/8/2023 3:47:41 PM
The number of people killed in protests in Kenya rose to two on Saturday, a hospital official told AFP, after opposition leader Raila Odinga urged Kenyans to take to the streets against tax hikes.

World - International
7/7/2023 2:47:40 PM
Muslims in Pakistan were holding rallies on Friday to observe a "Day of the Sanctity of Quran” after the South Asian Islamic nation’s Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif issued a call for anti-Sweden protests over last week’s burning of the Islamic holy book in Stockholm.

World - International
7/6/2023 8:40:30 PM
A Quran burning and a string of requests to approve protests involving the destruction of more holy books have left Sweden torn between its commitment to free speech and its respect for religious minorities.

World - International
7/5/2023 1:10:44 PM
Clashes between French police and rioters de-escalated again overnight, the government said Wednesday, eight days after the killing of a teenager by police sparked the worst urban violence in years.

World - War in Ukraine
7/4/2023 3:23:04 PM
Kyiv told Georgia's ambassador to temporarily leave the country on Tuesday, accusing Tbilisi of mistreating jailed ex-president and Ukrainian national Mikheil Saakashvili.

World - International
7/4/2023 1:06:51 PM
French President Emmanuel Macron raised the idea of handing out quick-fire fines to the parents of children caught committing vandalism or robberies as part of the government's response to days of rioting.

World - Africa
7/4/2023 11:38:25 AM
Senegalese President Macky Sall declared Monday evening that he will not run for a third term in next year’s elections, ending years of uncertainty over his political future that had helped fuel deadly opposition protests last month.

World - Region
7/4/2023 11:35:12 AM
A general strike is sweeping through the occupied West Bank cities on Tuesday in firm condemnation of the Israeli operation in Jenin and its camp, which killed 10 Palestinians and injured many more.

World - International
7/4/2023 10:35:26 AM
The death of French teenager Nahel M., killed by a police officer during a traffic stop a week ago, has reignited the anger of young people and brought deeper problems back to the surface, according to residents of Paris's working-class suburbs.

World - International
7/3/2023 10:21:24 AM
France's mayors have called on members of the public and elected officials to gather at town halls across the country on Monday in a show of mass opposition to violent protests that have dragged on for nearly a week.

World - International
7/2/2023 7:34:00 PM
The grandmother of the French teenager whose fatal shooting by police has sparked several nights of unrest issued a plea for calm Sunday as the home of the mayor of a Paris suburb was attacked with a burning car in a new flaring of violence.

World - International
7/2/2023 5:14:11 PM
Six teenagers were arrested following unrest in the Swiss city of Lausanne inspired by the riots in France, Swiss police said Sunday, after more than a hundred youths damaged shops in the city centre.

World - International
7/2/2023 9:56:32 AM
French authorities deployed reinforcements to flashpoint cities and had made hundreds of arrests by early Sunday, on the fifth night of unrest sparked by the fatal police shooting of a 17-year-old who was laid to rest the day before.

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