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HK-protesters

Tenth straight weekend: HK police, protesters refine battle tactics

08 August, 2019 1:14 am 1:14 am

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong police and protesters clashed in cat-and-mouse encounters across the city on Sunday, marking a shift in tactics during a tenth straight weekend of unrest in the former British colony where many are chafing at Chinese rule. Seeking to clear streets more quickly than before, police fired tear gas and … Read More



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Pro-democracy protesters aim to choke Hong Kong with city-wide strike

08 August, 2019 5:48 am 5:48 am

HONG KONG – Pro-democracy protesters hope to ramp up pressure on Hong Kong’s embattled pro-Beijing leaders by launching a city-wide strike on Monday in a bid to show there is still broad public support for their movement despite weeks of chaos. At least 14,000 people from more than 20 sectors had already committed to the … Read More



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Hong Kong protesters march near border to target traders from China

07 July, 2019 3:12 pm 3:12 pm

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Several thousand Hong Kong people marched on Saturday to protest against mainland Chinese traders in a border town, tapping into sentiment behind huge demonstrations against an extradition bill to highlight another problem they see as having been mismanaged. The protest in the town of Sheung Shui is the latest in a … Read More



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Hong Kong, protesters, extradition bill

Extradition bill: HK protesters march again, hope to explain grievances to ...

07 July, 2019 3:44 pm 3:44 pm

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets of one of Hong Kong’s main tourism districts on Sunday to explain to mainland Chinese visitors their opposition to an extradition bill that has plunged the city into political turmoil. Protests against the now-suspended bill have drawn millions of people onto the … Read More



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Paris, protest

Hundreds protest in Paris against deadly domestic violence

07 July, 2019 9:36 am 9:36 am

PARIS (Reuters) – Hundreds of protesters gathered in central Paris on Saturday to raise awareness and demand tougher action on femicides in France. Yelling “Enough” and carrying signs reading “Stop femicides” or “The planet needs women alive”, the crowd took to the Place de la Republique square as part of the demonstration organized by various … Read More



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Protesters, set ablaze, checkpost, citizen, tortured to death, police

Protesters set ablaze checkpost after citizen tortured to death by police

07 July, 2019 11:43 pm 11:43 pm

FAISALABAD (92 News) – Protesters set ablaze a checkpost after a citizen was tortured to death by the police during a raid in Makkoana area on Tuesday. The officials, however, left the place and remained unhurt. The protesters also continued their protest on Jaranwala Road for several hours. The protesters refused to hold talks with … Read More



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Hong Kong police fire tear gas in running battles after protesters trash le...

07 July, 2019 11:56 pm 11:56 pm

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong police fired tear gas in running battles with hundreds of protesters, some of whom stormed the legislature, destroyed pictures and daubed walls with graffiti, on the anniversary of the city’s 1997 return to Chinese rule on Monday. Police arrived in a convoy of buses as about a thousand protesters, … Read More



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Fate, Hong Kong, protesters, hangs, balance, anger, turns, police

Fate of 24 arrested Hong Kong protesters hangs in balance as anger turns on...

06 June, 2019 5:06 pm 5:06 pm

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong protesters have managed to pull off an unlikely victory, forcing the city’s Beijing-appointed leader to suspend an extradition bill that would have allowed individuals to be sent to China for trial. But the victory has come at an uncertain cost for 24 people arrested during the largely peaceful demonstrations, … Read More



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Protesters, paralyse, Hong Kong, financial, hub, extradition, bill

Thousands of protesters paralyse Hong Kong’s financial hub over extra...

06 June, 2019 8:31 am 8:31 am

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Chaotic scenes erupted in Hong Kong on Wednesday as tens of thousands of demonstrators stormed key roads next to government offices to protest against a proposed extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial. Thousands of protesters rallied in and around Lung Wo Road, an … Read More



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Sudan Sudan military machine guns protesters Sit-in Boody masscare heavy gunfire

Sudan military, with machine guns, break up protesters’ sit-in, leaving 1...

06 June, 2019 8:16 pm 8:16 pm

KHARTOUM (AFP) Sudan’s military rulers forcefully broke up a weeks-long sit-in outside Khartoum’s army headquarters on Monday, leaving at least 13 dead, a doctors’ committee said as gunfire echoed from the site. Heavily-armed security forces in pick-up trucks mounted with machine guns were deployed in large numbers all around the capital, while gunshots were heard … Read More



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Protesters fire us embassy honduras demonstration Hernandez President Juan Orlando Hernandez.

Protesters set fire to US Embassy in Honduras in second day of demonstratio...

06 June, 2019 8:37 am 8:37 am

TEGUCIGALPA (Reuters) – Protesters torched the access gate to the US Embassy in the Honduran capital during a second day of major protests against President Juan Orlando Hernandez. The protesters set fire to the entrance of the building in downtown ​​Tegucigalpa with about a dozen tires after dousing them with fuel, Reuters witnesses and fire … Read More



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anti-polio, drops, protesters, berserk, kids, condition, worsens

Anti-polio drops: Protesters go berserk as kids’ condition ‘worsens’

04 April, 2019 3:58 pm 3:58 pm

PESHAWAR (92 News) – Protesters stormed hospital and broke doors after condition of over 50 children allegedly deteriorated after being administered anti-polio drops in Mashokhel area on Monday. After the rampage, the protesters set hospital building ablaze. The protesters alleged that the condition of children had deteriorated after they were administered anti-polio drops. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa … Read More



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Protesters, flood, Sudan, sit-in, demand, civilian rule

More protesters flood Sudan’s sit-in to demand civilian rule

04 April, 2019 8:36 pm 8:36 pm

KHARTOUM (Reuters) – Thousands of protesters demanding an end to military rule flocked to the sit-in outside Sudan’s Defence Ministry on Friday, in the biggest turnout in the center of the capital since last week when former President Omar al-Bashir was ousted and a military council took over. Protesters waved the Sudanese flag and chanted … Read More



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Dialogues underway, no intention to launch an operation: Fawad Ch

11 November, 2018 11:35 am 11:35 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry has said that the government has no intention to launch an operation against protesters. He tweeted that the rumours about the operation on the social media are fake. “The government will protect life, property and independence of the people,” he said. The minister … Read More



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