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Top Bangladeshi photographer arrested for interview on teen protests

Top Bangladeshi photographer arrested for interview on teen protests

Bangladesh police said Monday they arrested a prize-winning photographer for “provocative comments” in an Al Jazeerainterview about protests by teenagers that have convulsed the country for over a week. Over the weekend, a heavy-handed response to the protests over road safety left more than 100 injured as police fired tear gas and rubber bullets, and mobs […]

PPP protests move to finalise census results without audit

PPP protests move to finalise census results without audit

ISLAMABAD: The main opposition, Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), has protested against the government’s  from the Council of Common Interests (CCI), terming it a violation of the agreement in which the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) had agreed to conduct a of five per cent of the population blocks. In a statement issued on Saturday, former PPP senator […]

Death toll from south India protests rises to 13

Death toll from south India protests rises to 13

TUTICORIN, India;A protester shot during demonstrations against a copper plant in southern India died of his injuries Thursday, officials said, the 13th victim killed by police fire. A curfew remained in pockets of Tuticorin city in Tamil Nadu state where police used live ammunition to disperse protesters this week, provoking international outrage and demands for […]

Khursheed Shah warns of protests at Punjab’s borders

Khursheed Shah warns of protests at Punjab’s borders

HYDERABAD: The highways connecting Hyderabad to Karachi and Punjab remained clogged on Wednesday for several hours as the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) held protests against load-shedding and water shortage in the province. At a protest held on the Hyderabad bypass, Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah and other PPP leaders fumed with […]

Gaza toll rises to 59 with more protests against Israel planned

Gaza toll rises to 59 with more protests against Israel planned

GAZA CITY, Palestinian Territories:Fresh protests were expected Tuesday a day after Israeli forces killed 59 Palestinians during clashes and protests along the Gaza border against the US embassy opening in Jerusalem in the conflict’s bloodiest day in years. Palestinians on Tuesday mark the Nakba, or “catastrophe,” commemorating the more than 700,000 Palestinians who fled or […]

Israeli forces kill 28 in Gaza protests as anger mounts over US Embassy

Israeli forces kill 28 in Gaza protests as anger mounts over US Embassy

Israeli forces killed at least 28 Palestinians along the Gaza border on Monday, health officials said, as demonstrators streamed to the frontier on the day the United States prepared to open its embassy in Jerusalem. It was the highest Palestinian single-day death toll since a series of protests dubbed the “Great March of Return” began […]

Israeli gunfire wounds at least 28 Palestinians as Gaza border protests build

Israeli gunfire wounds at least 28 Palestinians as Gaza border protests build

Israeli gunfire wounded at least 28 Palestinians along the Gaza border on Monday, medics said, and protesters streamed to the frontier for the climax of a six-week demonstration as the United States prepared to open its embassy in Jerusalem. Protests were expected to escalate during the day, the 70th anniversary of Israel’s founding, as loudspeakers […]

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. […]