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Today, thousands are expected to take to the streets of Lome to protest the government of President Faure Gnassingbe. For months, Togo has been wracked by protests that have resulted in dozens of injuries and numerous deaths. The opposition movement has demanded the resignation of ... police

Anti-government sentiments have been on the rise in the West African country, one of the few that has no term limits for the president. Incumbent Faure Gnassingbe has been in charge since 2005. He "inherited" a seat his father Gnassingbe Eyadema had occupied for 38 years till his death. He is in his ... police
Ethiopia's newly elected prime minister Abiy Ahmed waves to the rally during his visit to Ambo in the Oromiya region, Ethiopia, April 11, 2018. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri Reuters. By Aaron Maasho. AMBO, Ethiopia (Reuters) - Ethiopia's new prime minister pledged on Wednesday to address grievances in ...
As a protest against "government regimentation" that attracted national attention, Laura Ingalls Wilder's daughter, Rose Wilder Lane, stopped writing novels in 1944 and turned to farming at her Connecticut home instead. Lane thought 74 years ago -- like many Americans do today -- that the ...
Laser criminal's anti-government screed might be felonious, prosecutor suggests ... for his illegal role in a nearly $17 million laser-medical scheme may have committed additional felonies recently when he sent an anti-government screed to a federal prosecutor, according to public court documents.
Young and outspoken Abiy Ahmed has been sworn in Monday as Ethiopia's prime minister, amid hopes he can quell the sustained anti-government protests ... Abiy Amhed as prime minister, amid hopes that he will be able to quell sustained anti-government protests in Africa's second most populous nation.
These anti-government protests left at least 12 people dead according to the authorities, a figure that the opposition rejects. “What we want for the victims (that you see on the posters) is justice because enough is enough, it has to stop,” said Halimatou Diallo, a wife to opposition leader Celou Dalen Diallo.
“The solidarity day for Erbil and Duhok,” a white banner with red lettering read on one of the tents, making reference to rare anti-government protests in the two cities where schools and hospitals are still functioning despite protests by some public employees, who vow to boycott work until the KRG ends the ...
... likely in judicial and law enforcement sectors. Ongoing government stability will depend on the progress of the investigation into the murder of an investigative journalist, particularly confirmation of links to members of the senior ruling party, as well as the intensity and frequency of anti-government protests ...
In a series of YouTube videos posted to a channel called "Illinois Patriot" in the last two months, Hari expressed his contempt for the Illinois Department of Child and Family Services, espoused anti-government views and said it's "time for resistance." Michael Hari was arrested on an assault charge in Illinois ...
In the latest twist, Slovakian Prime Minister Robert Fico has offered his resignation in an apparent bid to quell the anti-Government protests that have erupted following the journalist's murder. The protests are the largest the country has seen since the fall of communism in 1989. Mr Fico told reporters he had ...
People gather at Slovak National Uprising (SNP) square during a rally under the slogan "For a Decent Slovakia", against corruption and to pay tribute to murdered Slovak journalist Jan Kuciak and his fiancee Martina Kusnirova on March 9, in Bratislava, Slovakia. Demonstrations were expected to be held in ...
Tens of thousands of Slovaks hit the streets to protest about alleged corruption, with some calling for the resignation of Prime Minister Robert Fico. Now Reading: Slovakia anti-government protest 'biggest since the fall of Communism'. Slovakia anti-government protest 'biggest since the fall of Communism'.
Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko has accused Saakashvili and Dangadze of accepting funding from Serhiy Kurchenko, an ally of ex-President Viktor Yanukovych, to finance anti-government demonstrations and plot a coup d'etat. Saakashvili, who believes the case to be fabricated and political, was ...

Ethiopia's defense minister announced the arrests of the "main instigators" linked to anti-government protests roiling the country, insisting that armed federal patrols were trying to minimize violence. At least a handful of civilian deaths have been reported over the last several days. "If these people were not ...
DAR ES SALAAM, March 9 (Xinhua) -- Tanzanian President John Magufuli warned on Friday that punitive steps will be taken against anyone who tries to take part in illegal demonstrations planned for next month in the east African nation. "I will never allow my government's economic reforms to be derailed ...
Thiruvananthapuram: Chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday accused "anti-government" forces, including the Sangh Parivar, of unleashing propaganda about law and order breakdown in the state. He also sniped at the slain RMP leader T. P. Chandrasekharan's wife K. K. Rema saying she was ...
An anti-government militia group known as North Dakota Security Force III% was seen shooting up and destroying a mock mosque in a recently publicized video. Screenshot from video. Source: CAIR. Screenshot from YouTube video. Source: CAIR. The group, an armed extremist movement that has been ...
Ethiopia's defense minister announced the arrests of the "main instigators" linked to anti-government protests roiling the country, insisting that armed federal patrols were trying to minimize violence. At least a handful of civilian deaths have been reported over the last several days. "If these people were not ...
Khalid said that Maria, as the head of the organisers, had been unable to control the participants. — Picture by Kamles KumarKUALA LUMPUR, March 7 — The 2012 Bersih 3.0 rally was organised with the intention to overthrow the Barisan Nasional government, Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar claimed in court ...
LORANGER - Authorities say they raided the "fortified compound" of an anti-government extremist in Tangipahoa Parish last week. According to the Ponchatoula Police Department, multiple law enforcement agencies were involved in the raid which stemmed from the Friday arrest of Phillip Guidry. Police ...
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish prosecutors have filed fraud charges against the former leader of an anti-government organization who led a string of street protests starting in 2015. Prosecutors on Tuesday accused Mateusz Kijowski, the former head of the Committee for the Defense of Democracy, ...
Maldives: Anti-government protests intensify, more opposition MPs detained. Protests against President Yameen has intensified in capital Male and other cities, as the joint opposition continues to maintain pressure on the government to implement the Supreme Court ruling of February 1. ANI| Updated: Mar ...
At least 10 people were hurt in clashes in Kiev on Saturday as police moved in to clear an anti-government protest camp near Ukraine's parliament. It was set up last year by supporters of opposition leader and former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili, who was deported from Ukraine to Poland last ...
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia -- Ethiopian lawmakers have approved the state of emergency announced by the government last month to control continuing anti-government protests in various parts of the country. The parliamentarians on Friday passed legislation to keep the emergency in place for six months, ...
Bavarian authorities say about one in four known members of an anti-government extremist group live in the southern state and they're investigating whether there are even more. Bavarian Interior Minister Joachim Herrmann said Wednesday that 3,850 members of the so-called Reich Citizens' Movement ...
Pro-election activists have vowed to hold a major rally on March 10 to protest against the military government and to demand the restoration of democracy. A core leader of the group, Mr Rangsiman Rome, urged members of the public as well as politicians to join their protest on March 10 at a location ...
BEIRUT, Lebanon -- Anti-government activists accused the Syrian government of attacking a Damascus suburb with poison gas on Saturday as Syrian forces stepped up their campaign to retake the last rebel-held pocket near the capital. activists in the suburb of Douma, east of Damascus, shared ...
When FBI got in touch with McWhorter, authorities said he admitted to participating in the attempted bombing of the Champaign clinic and the bombing of the Minnesota mosque. Authorities added it is still unclear why the mosque in Minnesota was targeted. Residents in Clarence say Hari's anti-government militia group is ...
ISTANBUL — When Iran's worst unrest in years broke out in December, the country's president, Hassan Rouhani, saw a rare chance to push for reform. Rouhani had won a second term last year campaigning on a platform for change. But he faced stiff resistance from the country's hard-line clerics, who ...
The planned anti-government rally was to coincide with an international conference in Kabul Wednesday where President Ghani will present his government's comprehensive plan for promoting peace with the Taliban-led armed opposition. Noor said the protest has been postponed to ensure it does not ...
Security forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo have shot dead an anti-government protester in the capital, Kinshasa. Two other protesters were also injured. Churchgoers had planned to take part in marches against President Joseph Kabila, following Sunday services. But security forces surrounded ...
Thailand's military government has filed criminal charges against 50 activists over a recent protest in which they demanded the army give up power and restore civilian rule through elections, a lawyers' group said Friday. The Lawyers Association of Thailand said Friday that seven leading activists were ...
Musician Skeffa Chimoto has challenged authenticity of a picture showing him and two other top musicians carrying a Malawian flag bearing anti-Peter Mutharika message. The picture which is in circulation on social media shows Chimoto, Lulu and Dan Lu holding a Malawian flag in the name of pride for ...
(ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia) — Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn announced Thursday he has submitted a resignation letter after the worst anti-government protests in a quarter-century, saying he hoped the surprise decision would help planned reforms succeed and create a “lasting peace.”.
“It is something we are looking out to determine which, if any (he may have been involved in),” Dutton said. “There are strong indications he was affiliated with an anti-government group. It's one of those things where these particular groups, until they violate the law, they are free to do what they want to do.”.
African Union-mediated peace negotiations between the Sudanese government and the anti-government Sudanese People's Liberation Movement – North (SPLM-N) led by Abdulaziz al-Hilu were temporarily postponed on 5 February, having resumed on 1–4 February. The SPLM-N stated that both sides ...
The Maldives declares state of emergency after anti-government protests. President Yameen said movement would not be restricted with his opponents calling the order "unconstitutional and illegal". 23:22, UK, Monday 05 February 2018. Protests have continued in the capital Male after a ruling on Thursday by the Supreme ...
Thirty years ago, I was told that destroying public schools was a goal of Republicans. Having now read “Democracy in Chains,” which is carefully documented from original sources, I understand that what I dismissed then as extremist conspiracy theory-not-to-be-taken seriously was fact. Change the ...
In Iran, protests against the hijab are not new, but after anti-government protests in late December they're gaining momentum and a movement called "WhiteWednesdays" is trending online. One video posted on social media on Wednesday showed a mother at a busy traffic intersection in Tehran waving a ...
In Albania, thousands of opposition supporters have hit the streets of Tirana calling on the government to resign. They accuse Prime Minister Edi Rama's administration of corruption and links to organised crime. The huge anti-government rally saw opposition leaders and activists gather along the capital's ...
An Albanian man carrying his belongings on a bicycle passes by a convoy of police vehicles near the main square in Albania, Tirana, Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, where Albania's opposition is to hold an anti-government protest. The protest is accusing the Cabinet of links to organized crime and calling for its ...
A Thai court indicted nine politicians and activists Wednesday on charges of treason and terrorism for fomenting anti-government protests that turned deadly and shut down parts of the capital Bangkok for months ahead of a military coup in May 2014. Suthep Thaugsuban, 68, who founded the People's ...
It says U.N. monitors have recorded at least six deaths and 68 wounded during anti-Government demonstrations in the capital Kinshasa. They also report live ammunition has been used against protesters, 121 people have been arrested and tear gas has been fired into churches in various parts of the ...
Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) must promptly and thoroughly investigate and hold to account those suspected to be responsible for killing and injuring dozens of peaceful protesters in the capital Kinshasa on 21 January, said Amnesty International. Thousands of peaceful protesters ...
KINSHAHA (DR CONGO): Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo blocked the internet in Kinshasa and set up roadblocks throughout the city ahead of planned protests Sunday demanding that President Joseph Kabila leave power. Catholic church leaders have called for a mass peaceful ...
BANGKOK: Hundreds of police in Thailand on Saturday blocked protestors planning to march from Bangkok to Khon Kaen in the northeast of the country in a rare display of public discontent in the military-ruled country. Thailand has been ruled by the military since 2014. Demonstrations have since become ...


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