Tuesday, 21 May 2019

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Sudanese security forces kill six in clashes with protesters

KHARTOUM: Members of the Sudanese security forces have shot and killed six people, including an army officer, in overnight clashes with protesters behind the uprising that drove Omar al-Bashir from power last month, a medical union said. The killings took place after nightfall on Monday, when protests in Sudan usually ...

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Petrol bombs hurled at Albania’s PM office

TIRANA:Anger against Albanian prime minister Edi Rama mounted on Saturday as thousands of protesters took to the streets in the capital city of Tirana, some of whom hurled petrol bombs at his office gate. For the past three months, protests have erupted all over the country calling for Rama to ...

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Macron leads crisis meeting after Paris riots

PARIS: French President Emmanuel Macron led a crisis meeting on Sunday after a day of riots in Paris by anti-government protesters left hundreds injured nationwide and widespread destruction around the capital. Macron held emergency talks with the prime minister, interior minister and top security service officials at the presidential palace ...

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Macron slams protesters after violence breaks out in France

PARIS: French President Emmanuel Macron has lashed out at demonstrators who clashed with police in Paris during the latest protests sparked by rising fuel prices. He tweeted: “Shame on those who attacked officers,” BBC reported. “There is no place for violence in the (French) Republic.” More than 100,000 people took ...

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Over 400 hurt in French fuel price protests

  PARIS-Xinhua: French Interior Minister Christophe Castaner on Sunday said more than 400 protesters had been injured countrywide as discontent people gridlocked motorways and tunnel entrances across French cities to oppose an increase on fuel tax. 409 people were injured in Saturday’s demonstrations, including 14 seriously as drivers not taking ...

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Protesters block route of Serbian leader in Kosovo

MITROVICA: Hundreds of Kosovar Albanians blocked access to a village due to be visited by Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic Sunday, an AFP journalist said, as a festering row over Kosovo independence clouds hopes that the war foes can normalise relations. Demonstrators used vehicles and tree trunks to create a barricade ...

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Protesters flood US cities to fight Trump immigration policy

Activists march to protest the Trump administration’s approach to illegal border crossings and separation of children from immigrant parents, Saturday, June 30, 2018, in Washington. (Photo: AP)   Activists, including one holding a “Star Wars”-themed sign, gather during a rally to protest the Trump administration’s approach to illegal border crossings ...

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Indian police kill 12 anti-pollution protesters

NEW DELHI: Police in India, killed 12 demonstrators after opening fire on thousands of people demanding the closure of a copper factory due to pollution concerns, a police officer said. Protesters rampaged for hours in the southern state of Tamil Nadu calling for the closure of the plant owned by ...

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Protest against Sunny Leone’s New Year party in Bengaluru

BENGALURU: The members of Karnataka Rakshana Vedike Yuva Sene, the youth wing of Karnataka Rakshana Vedike, on Friday held protests in Bengaluru against an upcoming event in the city, where Bollywood actor Sunny Leone is due to perform on the eve of New Year. The pro-Kannada activists alleged that such ...

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Palestinians clash with Israeli troops

RAMALLAH, West Bank: Palestinian protesters and Israeli soldiers clashed in Jerusalem, Ramallah and other places in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, with some demonstrators burning American flags and posters of President Trump a day after he sided with Israel by announcing U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as its capital. But at nightfall, ...

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