Hungary appears to back-pedal on Chinese university plans after protests

The government was willing to pay for the construction of Shanghai-based Fudan University's first campus in Europe with a Chinese loan

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Pope defends Colombia's right to peaceful protests

Colombia has been observing continuous protests by locals over proposed tax reforms, which were quickly shelved due to the unpopular reaction

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Saudis to host meeting of Muslim nations' foreign ministers

The gathering is to discuss Israeli acts of violence against Palestinians and the Israeli police's use of force against protesters at Al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem

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UN chief 'dismayed', 'disturbed' by Israel strikes on Gaza

The comments came as Israel pummeled the Gaza Strip with air strikes, killing 10 members of an extended family and demolishing the 13-floor Gaza building housing Qatar-based Al Jazeera and The…

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30 sentenced to death over anti-police clashes in DR Congo

A policeman was killed on Thursday as rival Muslim groups fought over the right to mark the end of Ramadan at a major sports stadium

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Ethiopian Orthodox Church head says genocide is taking place in Tigray

Abune Mathias, who has been head of the church since 2013, did not say who was responsible for this. He spoke in a video message that was posted on Twitter on Friday by an American religious…

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Turkey's Erdogan calls Israel 'terror state' over Palestinian clashes at Al-Aqsa

Speaking at an event in Istanbul, Erdogan called on all Muslim countries and the international community to take 'effective' steps against Israel

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Brazil judge sees signs of 'arbitrary execution' in Rio police raid

The shootout killed a police officer and 24 others in Rio's Jacarezinho neighborhood on Thursday. Police said it was the deadliest operation in Rio state since a 2005 raid on the city's northern…

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Indigenous Colombians topple conquistador statue in capital

Photos shared on social media showed members of the Misak indigenous community standing on the empty pedestal in the center of Bogota with the statue lying on the ground with a broken arm

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Algerian pro-democracy protesters hit streets

Protesters changed route for the first time since marches resumed in February in order to avoid police roadblocks

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Kanye West joins #BlackLivesMatter protest in addition to $2 million fund for relief

The rapper has also pledged to cover legal costs for the Arbery and Taylor families reportedly.

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New York under curfew as looters hit luxury stores

Upmarket fashion store Michael Kors on Fifth Avenue was among the luxury outlets hit, along with Nike, Lego and electronics shops across Midtown.

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Hollywood actor John Cusack shares video of police who 'came at me with batons' during US protests

Cusack also said police were using pepper spray on the crowd, which included press members. 

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From helicopter to horseback, Brazilian President Bolsonaro breaks COVID 19 protocol to join protesters

Opposing the orders, Bolsonaro called this to be "absurd orders", and warned the locals that this decision may “plunge Brazil into a political crisis.”

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Tanker truck drives into George Floyd protests in Minneapolis; driver handed over to police

The police has not commented on whether the driver was beaten up, but have confirmed him being injured with non-life threatening injuries.

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Chinese students hold principal hostage for 30 hours during protests

The Chinese students held the 55-year-old principal hostage on the campus for more than 30 hours and refused to release him

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Hungary appears to back-pedal on Chinese university plans after protests

The government was willing to pay for the construction of Shanghai-based Fudan University's first campus in Europe with a Chinese loan

Read Article

Locals continue demonstrations as Colombia protests complete one month

A month after the controversial tax reforms were introduced and withdrawn, Colombians continue marching against the government

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Pope defends Colombia's right to peaceful protests

Colombia has been observing continuous protests by locals over proposed tax reforms, which were quickly shelved due to the unpopular reaction

Read Article

In pictures: Indonesia backs Gaza as Israel pounds back

Israeli jets kept up a barrage of air strikes against the Palestinian enclave of Gaza Monday evening, as a week of violence that has killed more than…

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'Blood-soaked' naked activists protest against meat consumption in Spain

A group of 'blood-soaked' naked activists staged a protest in Madrid, the capital of Spain, this Saturday denouncing excessive meat consumption.…

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Saudis to host meeting of Muslim nations' foreign ministers

The gathering is to discuss Israeli acts of violence against Palestinians and the Israeli police's use of force against protesters at Al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem

Read Article

UN chief 'dismayed', 'disturbed' by Israel strikes on Gaza

The comments came as Israel pummeled the Gaza Strip with air strikes, killing 10 members of an extended family and demolishing the 13-floor Gaza building housing Qatar-based Al Jazeera and The…

Read Article

30 sentenced to death over anti-police clashes in DR Congo

A policeman was killed on Thursday as rival Muslim groups fought over the right to mark the end of Ramadan at a major sports stadium

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Myanmar's military government completes 100 days after coup

It has been 100 days of turmoil for Myanmar since its Military seized power, ousting the civilian government and arresting its leader, Aung Sung Suu…

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Ethiopian Orthodox Church head says genocide is taking place in Tigray

Abune Mathias, who has been head of the church since 2013, did not say who was responsible for this. He spoke in a video message that was posted on Twitter on Friday by an American religious…

Read Article

Turkey's Erdogan calls Israel 'terror state' over Palestinian clashes at Al-Aqsa

Speaking at an event in Istanbul, Erdogan called on all Muslim countries and the international community to take 'effective' steps against Israel

Read Article

Brazil judge sees signs of 'arbitrary execution' in Rio police raid

The shootout killed a police officer and 24 others in Rio's Jacarezinho neighborhood on Thursday. Police said it was the deadliest operation in Rio state since a 2005 raid on the city's northern…

Read Article

Indigenous Colombians topple conquistador statue in capital

Photos shared on social media showed members of the Misak indigenous community standing on the empty pedestal in the center of Bogota with the statue lying on the ground with a broken arm

Read Article

Algerian pro-democracy protesters hit streets

Protesters changed route for the first time since marches resumed in February in order to avoid police roadblocks

Read Article

Fight against leadership: Peru residents protest against President impeachment

Thousands took to streets after the former Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra was impeached over allegations of bribery.

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Colourful backdrop for ugly clashes: Chile sets up museum for deadly protests

In memory of months-long protest in Chile, a Museum of Social Uprising has been set up in the capital city Santiago, to highlight the brutality…

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Fight against crown: Thailand locals stages biggest pro-democracy protest in Bangkok

Thousands of protestors took to streets in the capital city of Thailand Bangkok to protest against the rule of monarch and the ruling government's '…

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Pro-democracy demonstrators in Thailand mark end of absolute monarchy

Political activists from several groups across Thailand staged peaceful protests around the country on Wednesday to mark the anniversary of the 1932…

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Kanye West joins #BlackLivesMatter protest in addition to $2 million fund for relief

The rapper has also pledged to cover legal costs for the Arbery and Taylor families reportedly.

Read Article

Chinese students hold principal hostage for 30 hours during protests

The Chinese students held the 55-year-old principal hostage on the campus for more than 30 hours and refused to release him

Read Article

Hungary appears to back-pedal on Chinese university plans after protests

The government was willing to pay for the construction of Shanghai-based Fudan University's first campus in Europe with a Chinese loan

Read Article

Pope defends Colombia's right to peaceful protests

Colombia has been observing continuous protests by locals over proposed tax reforms, which were quickly shelved due to the unpopular reaction

Read Article

Saudis to host meeting of Muslim nations' foreign ministers

The gathering is to discuss Israeli acts of violence against Palestinians and the Israeli police's use of force against protesters at Al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem

Read Article

UN chief 'dismayed', 'disturbed' by Israel strikes on Gaza

The comments came as Israel pummeled the Gaza Strip with air strikes, killing 10 members of an extended family and demolishing the 13-floor Gaza building housing Qatar-based Al Jazeera and The…

Read Article

30 sentenced to death over anti-police clashes in DR Congo

A policeman was killed on Thursday as rival Muslim groups fought over the right to mark the end of Ramadan at a major sports stadium

Read Article

Ethiopian Orthodox Church head says genocide is taking place in Tigray

Abune Mathias, who has been head of the church since 2013, did not say who was responsible for this. He spoke in a video message that was posted on Twitter on Friday by an American religious…

Read Article

Turkey's Erdogan calls Israel 'terror state' over Palestinian clashes at Al-Aqsa

Speaking at an event in Istanbul, Erdogan called on all Muslim countries and the international community to take 'effective' steps against Israel

Read Article

Brazil judge sees signs of 'arbitrary execution' in Rio police raid

The shootout killed a police officer and 24 others in Rio's Jacarezinho neighborhood on Thursday. Police said it was the deadliest operation in Rio state since a 2005 raid on the city's northern…

Read Article

Indigenous Colombians topple conquistador statue in capital

Photos shared on social media showed members of the Misak indigenous community standing on the empty pedestal in the center of Bogota with the statue lying on the ground with a broken arm

Read Article

Algerian pro-democracy protesters hit streets

Protesters changed route for the first time since marches resumed in February in order to avoid police roadblocks

Read Article

Kanye West joins #BlackLivesMatter protest in addition to $2 million fund for relief

The rapper has also pledged to cover legal costs for the Arbery and Taylor families reportedly.

Read Article

New York under curfew as looters hit luxury stores

Upmarket fashion store Michael Kors on Fifth Avenue was among the luxury outlets hit, along with Nike, Lego and electronics shops across Midtown.

Read Article

Hollywood actor John Cusack shares video of police who 'came at me with batons' during US protests

Cusack also said police were using pepper spray on the crowd, which included press members. 

Read Article

From helicopter to horseback, Brazilian President Bolsonaro breaks COVID 19 protocol to join protesters

Opposing the orders, Bolsonaro called this to be "absurd orders", and warned the locals that this decision may “plunge Brazil into a political crisis.”

Read Article

Tanker truck drives into George Floyd protests in Minneapolis; driver handed over to police

The police has not commented on whether the driver was beaten up, but have confirmed him being injured with non-life threatening injuries.

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Arrest of Minneapolis police officer fails to restore peace; people demand justice

Police, who created a two-block buffer area around the precinct house, opened fire with tear gas, plastic bullets and concussion grenades, sending the crowd scattering.

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Activists, experts raise issue of human rights abuse in Balochistan at Geneva conference

Baloch political activists highlighted the atrocities committed by the Pakistan Army as they have launched operations in Balochistan, killing civilians and destroying their houses.

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Nepal: Tharu community stages protest in Kathmandu as demands remain unaddressed

Demonstrators gathered in the capital with the demand that the Lal Commission Report - which was formed to investigate atrocities during movement in Southern Plains in the year 2015 - be made…

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Locals continue demonstrations as Colombia protests complete one month

A month after the controversial tax reforms were introduced and withdrawn, Colombians continue marching against the government

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In pictures: Indonesia backs Gaza as Israel pounds back

Israeli jets kept up a barrage of air strikes against the Palestinian enclave of Gaza Monday evening, as a week of violence that has killed more than 200 people pushed world leaders to step up medi

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'Blood-soaked' naked activists protest against meat consumption in Spain

A group of 'blood-soaked' naked activists staged a protest in Madrid, the capital of Spain, this Saturday denouncing excessive meat consumption. Spain is second in Europe for meat consumption.

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Myanmar's military government completes 100 days after coup

It has been 100 days of turmoil for Myanmar since its Military seized power, ousting the civilian government and arresting its leader, Aung Sung Suu Kyi.

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Fight against leadership: Peru residents protest against President impeachment

Thousands took to streets after the former Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra was impeached over allegations of bribery.

Read Article

Colourful backdrop for ugly clashes: Chile sets up museum for deadly protests

In memory of months-long protest in Chile, a Museum of Social Uprising has been set up in the capital city Santiago, to highlight the brutality against the civilians during the months which left mo

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Fight against crown: Thailand locals stages biggest pro-democracy protest in Bangkok

Thousands of protestors took to streets in the capital city of Thailand Bangkok to protest against the rule of monarch and the ruling government's 'unjustified' restrictions and repeated tries of s

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Pro-democracy demonstrators in Thailand mark end of absolute monarchy

Political activists from several groups across Thailand staged peaceful protests around the country on Wednesday to mark the anniversary of the 1932 revolt which ended the absolute monarchy in the

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