Tag Archives: mass


Algerian, president, Bouteflika, ends, 20-year rule, mass, protests

Algerian President Bouteflika ends 20-year rule after mass protests

04 April, 2019 1:17 pm 1:17 pm

ALGIERS (Reuters) – Algeria’s ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika resigned on Tuesday, succumbing to six weeks of largely peaceful mass protests driven by youth and pressure from the powerful army against his 20-year rule. Hundreds took to the streets of the capital after the announcement of the 82-year-old’s departure, capping protests which called for the removal … Read More


Palestinians, mass, Gaza, border, mark, protest anniversary

Palestinians mass at Gaza border to mark protest anniversary

03 March, 2019 11:56 pm 11:56 pm

GAZA (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of Palestinians rallied at the Israel-Gaza border on Saturday, facing off against Israeli tanks and troops on the first anniversary of the ‘Great March of Return’ demonstrations. Israeli forces had massed the other side of the fortified frontier, with tensions already high after a rocket attack from Gaza and … Read More


New Zealand, bans, semi-automatic, weapons, mosque, mass, shooting

New Zealand bans types of semi-automatic weapons used in mosque mass shooti...

03 March, 2019 9:44 am 9:44 am

CHRISTCHURCH (Reuters) – New Zealand will ban military-style semi-automatic and assault rifles under tough new gun laws following the killing of 50 people in the country’s worst mass shooting, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Thursday. In the immediate aftermath of Friday’s shootings at two mosques in Christchurch, Ardern labeled the attack as terrorism and … Read More