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Iraqi protesters shut roads to ports, oil fields

Iraqi protesters shut roads to ports, oil fields

Anti-government demonstrators in southern Iraq shut roads to two major ports and a key oil field Wednesday, port officials and AFP correspondents said, leading to a brief operational halt.

120 demonstrators injured in Umm Qasr: Iraq

120 demonstrators injured in Umm Qasr: Iraq

Iraqi High Commissioner for Human Rights (HCHR) said 120 demonstrators were injured at Umm Qasr in Basra province.

Dozens arrested in Paris 'yellow vest' protests

Dozens arrested in Paris 'yellow vest' protests

Dozens of demonstrators were arrested at yellow vest protests in Paris on Saturday as more than 7,000 police were deployed to quell any violence by the movement and its radical, anarchist ‘black blocs’.

115 students injured in clashes as Bangladesh teen protests turn violent

115 students injured in clashes as Bangladesh teen protests turn violent

More than 100 people were injured in Bangladesh Saturday after police fired rubber bullets at students protesters, a doctor and witnesses said ...

Thousands protest in Armenian capital as Sarksyan approved as PM

Thousands protest in Armenian capital as Sarksyan approved as PM

Tens of thousands of demonstrators rallied in the centre of the Armenian capital on Tuesday to protest as parliament voted to allow former president Serzh Sarksyan to become prime minister in the former Soviet republic.

Hundreds detained as Indian caste protest turns violent

Hundreds detained as Indian caste protest turns violent

Protests by an Indian caste demanding the release of one of its leaders turned violent on Sunday, as police fought running street battles with stone-throwing demonstrators and detained hundreds.

India caste protesters accept state government offer

India caste protesters accept state government offer

Indian protesters demanding better conditions for their caste said Monday they had accepted a state government offer aimed at ending days of riots that have killed at least 19 people ...