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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 ...

Iran on Saturday lifted restrictions on the messaging app Telegram, the state news agency IRNA said, after blocking the popular service as security forces sought to contain the most widespread public protests in the country since 2009. "An informed source announced that the filtering of the Telegram ...
Islamabad, Pakistan - In a rare show of unity, major opposition groups in Pakistan have brought thousands of people into the streets of Lahore in a massive rally to increase pressure on the country's government. Wednesday's demonstration in the eastern city, considered the political heartland of the ruling ...
Lahore (Dunya News) - Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan and Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari confirmed on Friday that they will be attending Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) leader Tahirul Qadri's anti-government protest in Lahore. Both the leaders will join Qadri in ...
police fired warning shots on Friday to disperse a crowd gathered in front of Kinshasa cathedral after a mass by Cardinal Laurent Monsengwo, a prominent critic of Democratic Republic of Congo's President Joseph Kabila. Armed officers arrived at the gates of the cathedral as worshippers were leaving a ...

1 protestor was killed on Monday during clashes between security forces and protesters in a Tunisian town near the capital Tunis, state news agency TAP and residents said. On Monday, protests erupted in more than 10 towns across Tunisia against price and tax increases imposed by the government to ...
An Iranian lawmaker says about 3,700 people have been arrested in anti-government protests across Iran, a much higher number than previously estimated. Tehran lawmaker Mahmoud Sadeghi announced the figure Tuesday in the state-run ICANA news agency. He said the fact that protesters were ...
Leaders of the Iranian anti-government protests have already been identified and will face severe punishment, Deputy Head of Iran's Judiciary System Hamid Shahriari said. "I assuredly announce that all the instigators of recent riots have been identified and arrested and they are awaiting their trials.
Tunisian police officers wave the national flag and posters as they demonstrate outside the presidential palace in Carthage near Tunis. (File photo: AP). Reuters Tuesday, 9 January 2018. Text size A A A. One person was killed on Monday during clashes between security forces and protesters in a Tunisian ...
TUNIS - A demonstration in front of the Tunisian Interior Ministry by about a hundred young activists from the #Fech_Nestanew (What Are We Waiting For) movement, which aims to denounce price hikes and government policy, was broken up by security agents on Sunday evening on the centrally located ...
Tehran University has set up a committee to track the whereabouts of students who have been arrested in anti-government protests in Iran. "Our efforts at the university are aimed at co-operating with the relevant authorities to create the conditions for the return of the detained students to the university and ...
Iran's parliament is set to hold a special session as soon as Sunday to discuss the anti-government protests that began Dec. 28 and continued through this week. Iran's ISNA news agency reported that Iran's interior minister, head of intelligence and Security Council chief are all expected to attend. On the ...
Iran's Red Gold: The Detail That Explains the anti-government protests. This year 800,000 Iranians will join more than 6 million people already unemployed, most of them university graduates. Zvi Bar'el. 06.01.2018 01:37 Updated: 1:38 AM. 0comments Print Zen Subscribe now · Shareshare on facebook · Tweet · send via ...
A state of emergency (SoE) was imposed by the Sudanese government in North Kordofan and Kassala states on 30 December 2017. The SoE provides the National intelligence and Security Services (NISS) with punitive powers that prohibit political assembly and legitimises arbitrary detention. President ...
But even as state television aired footage shot from helicopters of the support for Iran's clerically overseen government, videos emerged showing the anti-government unrest that has swept major cities has also spread to the countryside in the nation of 80 million people. It was unclear however when the ...
anti-government protests appeared to wane Thursday in Iran, with government leaders now faced with trying to improve economic conditions that spawned a week of demonstrations that claimed 21 lives. General Abdolrahim Mousavin, the head of the army, thanked security forces for "putting out the fire of ...

Tehran, Iran -- Iran on Thursday directly blamed a CIA official for a week of protests calling for the overthrow of the Islamic Republic, as the strength of the demonstrations was uncertain with fewer reports of rallies. The Trump Administration has denied having any hand in the protests, and the CIA declined ...
For the past week Iran has been gripped by protests. Thousands of Iranians have taken to the streets to demonstrate against government corruption, unemployment and a poor economy. Despite heavy restrictions on social media, some videos and pictures have found their way online, including images of ...
A doctor and rights activist in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong lost her job because she made "anti-government" comments online at a time when ... "You posted anti-government and anti-social comments to a government website, which is a very serious matter," the arbitrator told Zhang in a ...
C ongolese security forces killed at least seven people and at least one policeman died amid violence as more than a thousand people demonstrated in the capital against President Joseph Kabila's refusal to step down from power, the United Nations mission in Congo and police said Sunday. UN Congo ...
WATCH ABOVE: President Donald Trump calls Iran's government a "brutal and corrupt regime" as new protests and clashes in the country claimed more lives. CBS News' Gavin Ramjaun reports. X. - A A +. Listen · Iran's supreme leader on Tuesday blamed the protests roiling the country on "enemies of ...
President Trump returned to Washington on Monday night in an upbeat mood after 10 days at his members-only club in Florida, but White House aides are bracing for "the grim reality of 2018," including slim legislative prospects, a potentially brutal midterm election, an expected exodus of White House aides with no ...
A number of Iranians have died amid ongoing nationwide anti-government protests that began last week in various cities across Iran. Nine Iranians were killed in Isfahan province alone during anti-government protests on Monday night. State TV said on Tuesday that six people were killed in Isfahan's ...
Rachel Martin talks to journalist Ali Noorani, who's with Agence France-Presse in Tehran, about ongoing protests and violent clashes with the police. The protests began over economic issues. (SOUNDBITE OF PROTEST). RACHEL MARTIN, HOST: The sound of protests in Iran, which have reached a new ...
With a rising death toll and growing international attention, the anti-government demonstrations present an unpredictable challenge for Iranian authorities, who swiftly blamed the nation's "enemies." As the clashes threaten to drag into a second week, here's an outline of what's happening, and why.
The Iranian authorities have temporarily blocked access to two social media apps in the face of ongoing anti-government protests. Message app Telegram and photo app Instagram are those blocked, reported Iranian state TV on Sunday. "The decision was made to protect citizens' safety and security," an ...
At least 12 people have been killed in the ongoing protests in Iran, and armed protesters have tried to take over police stations and military bases, state TV reported Monday. The protests began Thursday in Mashhad over economic issues and have since expanded to several cities, with some protesters ...
At least 12 people have been killed in anti-government protests in Iran and hundreds of others arrested as demonstrators stormed police stations and military bases "but faced serious resistance from security forces," Iranian state TV reports. The protests, which are the biggest in the country since 2009, ...
In Iran, the last days of 2017 were marked by widespread protests against that country's government. Thousands turned out, and so did the police -- who are shown on video beating protestors. facebook; twitter; Flipboard; email. Get The Stories That Grabbed Us This Week. Delivered to your inbox, ...
In his first speech since anti-establishment protests flared across the country, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Sunday that people were free to protest, the Associated Press reported. Rouhani cited the economy, allegations of corruption and government transparency as "public worries," but added ...
Several people have been killed and more than 120 others arrested in the Democratic Republic of Congo as security forces violently dispersed protests by opposition and religious groups calling for the resignation of the country's president. At least seven people were killed on Sunday after opposition ...
Iranian students scuffle with police at the University of Tehran on Saturday during a demonstration driven by anger over economic problems. Stringer / AFP/Getty Images. Updated at 8:23 a.m. ET Sunday. Two protesters were killed Saturday night as anti-government protests in Iran continued into a fourth ...
If you plan to commit crime against the U.S. government, consider changing your name to Bundy. It's practically a get-out-of-jail-free card that the Department of Justice needs to figure out. The patriarch of the Bundy family, rancher Cliven Bundy, illegally ran his cattle on federal land in Nevada for more than ...
The Trump Administration is condemning the arrest of anti-government protesters in Iran and urging the international community to support their demands. "There are many reports of peaceful protests by Iranian citizens fed up with the regime's corruption and its squandering of the nation's wealth to fund ...
A court in Vietnam has sentenced nine people to a total of 83 years in prison for anti-government activities, according to state media, as authorities continue a crackdown on dissent in the one-party Communist nation. On Dec. 28, the People's Court of Binh Dinh Province convicted four defendants on ...
Watch: Chelsea Manning releases first campaign ad -- it's very dark and anti-government Chelsea Manning, who was convicted under the Espionage Act for leaking documents to Wikileaks, has released her first campaign ad for her Senate campaign in Maryland. (Image source: YouTube screenshot).
(CNN) Iran has released more than 400 people detained in anti-government protests that broke out across the country in late December, state-run media reports. Twenty-one people died and an unknown number were detained during six days of demonstrations, which were the biggest challenge to the ...
A doctor and rights activist in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong lost her job because she made "anti-government" comments online at a time when ... "You posted anti-government and anti-social comments to a government website, which is a very serious matter," the arbitrator told Zhang in a ...
Congolese boys take part in a protest against President Joseph Kabila's refusal to step down from power in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017. Congolese security forces shot dead two men outside a church on Sunday while dispersing demonstrators protesting in the ...
Dubai: Iranian police dispersed anti-government protesters in the western city of Kermanshah on Friday, the Fars semi-official news agency said, as protests spread to Tehran and apparently several other cities a day after rallies in the northeast. The outbreak of regional unrest reflects growing discontent ...
On 28 December 2017, important demonstrations took place in Khorasan (that region of Iran located at Iran's border with Afghanistan). The protestors denounced the unemployment, corruption within the government and a drop in the people's standard of living. The main cities that have been affected are: ...
Woman branded "a hero" for removing hijab during anti-government protests in Iran. Until this week, women who failed to observe strict Muslim dress codes in Iran faced being arrested but now they will likely be made to attend classes run by police instead. Share; 1Comment. By. Suz Elvey. 16:17, 30 DEC 2017. News.
The pro-government rally is an annual event, while the anti-government rally is unauthorized protest that's in its third day. ShareTweetEmail · SMS ... But this year's anniversary celebration comes alongside the third day of anti-government protests in the country. Many of those opposing the government are ...
A court in Vietnam has sentenced nine people to a total of 83 years in prison for anti-government activities, according to state media, as authorities continue a crackdown on dissent in the one-party Communist nation. On Dec. 28, the People's Court of Binh Dinh Province convicted four defendants on ...
Demonstrations that began Thursday in the northeastern city of Mashhad spread on Friday to cities nationwide. About 300 people gathered in the western city of Kermanshah. Footage posted on the internet shows police using water cannons as youths hurl rocks at them. riot police were also called to deal ...
If you plan to commit crime against the U.S. government, consider changing your name to Bundy. It's practically a get-out-of-jail-free card that the Department of Justice needs to figure out. The patriarch of the Bundy family, rancher Cliven Bundy, illegally ran his cattle on federal land in Nevada for more than ...
A New York man accused of running a mortgage fraud scheme begged a judge to release him from jail to fight the charges -- even though he's been deemed a flight risk who doesn't believe U.S. laws apply to him. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by Teads. Bruce Lewis has spent Christmas behind bars ...
Iranian police have dispersed anti-government demonstrators in the western city of Kermanshah, as spontaneous protests spread to Tehran and apparently several other cities a day after rallies in the north-east. The outbreak of unrest reflects growing discontent over rising prices and alleged corruption, ...
anti-government demonstrations that began in one city on Thursday have now spread to several major cities in Iran. Large numbers are reported to have turned out in Rasht, in the north, and Kermanshar, in the west, with smaller protests in Shiraz, Isfahan and Hamadan. The protests began against rising ...


 

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