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Climate change, activists, defy, police, ban, London, protests

Climate change activists defy police ban on London protests

10 October, 2019 4:20 pm 4:20 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Climate change activists, including one of the founders of Extinction Rebellion, defied a police order to end protests on Tuesday after a week of disruption in London, targeting Britain’s transport ministry and security agency MI5. Gail Bradbrook, one of the founders of the group that is half way through two weeks of … Read More

Afghan, voters, defy, attacks, delays, vote, president

Afghan voters defy attacks, delays to vote for president

09 September, 2019 12:26 pm 12:26 pm

KABUL (Reuters) – Afghans braved the threat of militant attacks and delays at polling booths to vote in a presidential election on Saturday, a major test of the Western-backed Afghan government’s ability to protect democracy despite Taliban attempts to derail the polls. More than 9 million registered voters are potentially heading to the polls amid … Read More

Pakistan, convene, International, Diplomatic, Conference, Kashmir issue

Kashmiris defy curfew, hold demo against Indian illegal acts in Srinagar

08 August, 2019 12:48 pm 12:48 pm

SRINAGAR (KMS) – In Occupied Kashmir, hundreds of people defying curfew and other restrictions held a forceful demonstration in Srinagar against India’s illegal occupation and scraping of special status of the territory. Defying strict curfew and other restrictions, nearly 1000 people including men, women and children took part in a demonstration held in Soura area … Read More