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Three injured after police fire on Dutch COVID-19 protesters

ROTTERDAM: Three people were being treated in hospital in Rotterdam on Saturday after they were seriously injured when Dutch police fired shots during a violent protest against COVID-19 measures. Crowds of several hundred rioters torched cars, set off fireworks and

Myanmar security forces kill 15 protesters, junta leader blames opposition

YANGON: Troops in Myanmar opened fire on pro-democracy protesters, killing at least 15 people and wounding dozens, the latest victims of a campaign to crush opposition to the ruling military junta. Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, leader of the army

Security tight at Delhi’s Red Fort after clashes with farmers

NEW DELHI: Hundreds of police guarded the historic Red Fort in the heart of the Indian capital on Wednesday following violent clashes between farmers and authorities in which one person was killed and at least 80 were injured. Tens of

Kyrgyzstan protesters storm parliament, free former president

BISHKEK: Protesters seized Kyrgyzstan’s parliament on Tuesday and freed a jailed former president after demonstrations against an election marred by rigging spiralled into violent clashes. Opposition supporters hit the streets of the capital Bishkek the previous evening to demand the

Citizenship act: Death toll rises as police kills two more protesters

NEW DELHI: Indian Police have opened fire on hundreds of protesters in southern India on Thursday, as fresh violence erupted around the country over a controversial citizenship act. The fatalities brought to eight the death toll from more than a

Hong Kong campus protesters fire arrows as unrest spreads

HONG KONG: Hong Kong protesters shot arrows and hurled petrol bombs from a barricaded university on Sunday at police who fired tear gas and water cannon in some of the worst violence since anti-government unrest erupted five months ago. Several

Hong Kong after weekend clashes braces for protests

HONG KONG: Two people in critical condition in Hong Kong, police said, after a weekend of chaotic clashes with anti-government protesters. China has called for a “firm” stance to end months of unrest that have roiled the Asian financial hub.

Azadi March: JUI-F’s deadline for PM’s resignation ends tonight

ISLAMABAD: JUI-F chief Fazlur Rehman – who on Friday gave deadline to Prime Minister Imran Khan to resign within two days ends tonight. Fazlur Rehman has been planning the next course of action for the Azadi march protesters to proceed

Iraqi protesters clash with security forces in capital

Baghdad: Iraqi security forces clashed with anti-government protesters which have rocked Baghdad for a month cost more lives.  The violence has been centred on two bridges linking Tahrir to the Green Zone on the west bank of the Tigris River

Lebanon protesters form 170-KM nationwide human chain

BEIRUT: Lebanese protesters formed a 170-kilometre human chain from the southern port of Tyre to Tripoli in the north to underscore their unity against sectarian politics Tens of thousands of Lebanese protesters successfully formed a human chain running north-south across