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Thousands protest lockdown in Sydney, several arrested
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Thousands protest lockdown in Sydney, several arrested

SYDNEY (AP) — Thousands of people took to the streets of Sydney and other Australian cities on Saturday to protest…
Iran’s top leader says he understands protests over drought
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Iran’s top leader says he understands protests over drought

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran’s Supreme Leader leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Friday said he understands protesters’ anger…
Iran’s Khamenei says water crisis protesters cannot be blamed
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Iran’s Khamenei says water crisis protesters cannot be blamed

DUBAI, July 23 (Reuters) – Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Friday that Iranians protesting over water shortages in…
Iran says police officer killed in unrest amid water protest
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Iran says police officer killed in unrest amid water protest

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An Iranian police officer was killed during unrest in the country’s restive southwest amid…
No health pass, no cinema or museum: France tightens COVID-19 rules
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No health pass, no cinema or museum: France tightens COVID-19 rules

PARIS, July 21 (Reuters) – Where’s your health pass? Visitors heading to museums, cinemas or swimming pools in France will…
Belarus raids homes and offices of journalists, rights activists
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Belarus raids homes and offices of journalists, rights activists

KYIV, July 16 (Reuters) – Belarusian police searched offices and homes of independent journalists and human rights activists for the…
UN rights boss calls on Cuba to release protesters
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UN rights boss calls on Cuba to release protesters

The UN’s human rights chief Michelle Bachelet urged Cuba on Friday to release protesters and journalists arrested at anti-government demonstrations.…
South Africa will deploy 25,000 troops to help quell unrest
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South Africa will deploy 25,000 troops to help quell unrest

South African authorities have announced that the country’s military is preparing to mobilize around 25,000 troops to help bring a…
Palestinians shaken but steadfast as PA suppresses dissent
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Palestinians shaken but steadfast as PA suppresses dissent

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Nearly two weeks after he was severely beaten by Palestinian security forces, Akil Awawdeh is…
South African crowds rampage overnight, defying calls for end to violence, looting
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South African crowds rampage overnight, defying calls for end to violence, looting

JOHANNESBURG, July 14 (Reuters) – Crowds looted shops and businesses in South Africa on Wednesday, defying government calls for an…
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