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Provincial Government has decided to deploy Rangers troops in Kasur following deadly protests over rape, and murder of a seven-year-old girl

Provincial Government has decided to deploy Rangers troops in Kasur following deadly protests over rape, and murder of a seven-year-old girl

Lahore (Special Correspondent)The provincial government has decided to deploy Rangers troops following deadly protests in Punjab’s Kasur district over the kidnapping, rape, and murder of a seven-year-old girl. At least two people have been killed and scores injured after police resorted to aerial firing to disperse hundreds of demonstrators who stormed the DC Office on […]

Thousands join pro-government rallies after protests die down in Iran

Thousands join pro-government rallies after protests die down in Iran

Tens of thousands gathered across Iran on Wednesday in a massive show of strength for the regime after days of deadly unrest, with state television showing vast crowds marching through several cities. Chants of “Leader, we are ready” were heard as images showed thousands rallying in the cities of Ahvaz, Kermanshah, Gorgan and elsewhere. The demonstrators […]

Romanians stage fresh anti-corruption protests.

Romanians stage fresh anti-corruption protests.

BUCHAREST: More than 10,000 people Sunday braved biting cold to stage protests across Romania to denounce the left-wing government for backtracking on efforts to fight corruption. The demonstrators want the withdrawal of proposed legislation that would overhaul Romania’s justice system and reduce the powers of the respected anti-corruption directorate, the DNA. Critics say the changes would […]

First woman on trial in Saudi Arabia over Shia protests

First woman on trial in Saudi Arabia over Shia protests

By AFP RIYADH:  The trial has begun in Saudi Arabia of the first woman accused of involvement in protests in a Shia-majority area of the kingdom, a newspaper reported Tuesday. The Okaz daily did not name the accused, but gave her age as 43. It said she is “the first woman accused of being involved […]

Three people killed, several injured during protests in India-held Kashmir

Three people killed, several injured during protests in India-held Kashmir

REUTERS Three people were killed and more than a dozen injured on Sunday when police clashed with protesters during a by-election in Srinagar in India-held Kashmir (IHK), an official said. Suspected separatist factions in Kashmir had called for a boycott of the by-polls, resulting in heightened security and low voter turnout when the polling began. […]

Washington braces for massive protests as Trump becomes US president

Washington braces for massive protests as Trump becomes US president

Tens of thousands of law enforcement officers and miles of barriers were in place in Washington on Friday, as officials braced for hundreds of thousands of people planning to celebrate or protest Donald Trump’s inauguration as president of the United States (US). About 900,000 people were expected to pack central Washington, including the grassy National […]