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Unrelenting transport chaos as French strike bites
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Unrelenting transport chaos as French strike bites

Public transport in France was crippled for a fourth day Sunday as the government prepared to respond to anger over…
No let-up in French strikes with fresh turmoil awaited
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No let-up in French strikes with fresh turmoil awaited

France was on Saturday expecting its most serious nationwide strike in years to paralyse the country over the weekend, with…
Iraqis keep up anti-regime demos despite PM’s vow to quit
Middle East

Iraqis keep up anti-regime demos despite PM’s vow to quit

Iraqis kept up anti-government protests in Baghdad and the south on Saturday, unsatisfied with the premier’s vowed resignation and insisting…
Iraq PM says will resign after bloody protests
Middle East

Iraq PM says will resign after bloody protests

Iraq’s embattled premier announced Friday he would resign in keeping with the wishes of the country’s top cleric, as renewed…
‘Serious’ rights violations during Chile protests: Human Rights Watch
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‘Serious’ rights violations during Chile protests: Human Rights Watch

Chile’s national police committed “serious human rights violations” as weeks of violent demonstrations across the South American country claimed 25…
Colombian protests roll on for third day amid tear gas, injury
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Colombian protests roll on for third day amid tear gas, injury

BOGOTA (Reuters) – Groups of demonstrators were dispersed by tear gas on Saturday during a third day of protests in…
Security forces kill five in southern Iraq as protests continue: sources
Middle East

Security forces kill five in southern Iraq as protests continue: sources

BASRA (Reuters) – Security forces opened fire on protesters in southern Iraq, killing at least five people and wounding dozens…
Police swoop as Hong Kong protesters try to flee
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Police swoop as Hong Kong protesters try to flee

Hong Kong riot police swooped on pro-democracy protesters trying to flee a university they had set ablaze Monday, in one…
Chaos in Hong Kong as pro-democracy protests ‘blossom everywhere’
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Chaos in Hong Kong as pro-democracy protests ‘blossom everywhere’

Pro-democracy protesters Wednesday stepped up a “blossom everywhere” campaign of road blocks and vandalism across Hong Kong that has crippled…
Amnesty calls for urgent end to ‘bloodbath’ in Iraq
Middle East

Amnesty calls for urgent end to ‘bloodbath’ in Iraq

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi security forces put up concrete barriers in central Baghdad Sunday, trying to hamper and block protesters’…
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