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Physical abuse, rape threats: Women combating Sudan's civil crisis face untold violence
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Physical abuse, rape threats: Women combating Sudan's civil crisis face untold violence

Women in Sudan bear scars of physical and sexual abuse by security forces during anti-government protests

Thousands hit Iran's streets protesting rising inflation and unemployment
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Thousands hit Iran's streets protesting rising inflation and unemployment

Iran has seen its largest anti-government protests since the disputed presidential election in 2009, with thousands taking to the streets in several cities.

Maharashtra loan waiver: Nashik farmers raise anti-govt slogans at Devendra Fadnavis' programme
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Maharashtra loan waiver: Nashik farmers raise anti-govt slogans at Devendra Fadnavis' programme

A group of farmers on Sunday raised anti-government slogans in support of complete loan waiver demand, during a programme of Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis at Lasalgaon, police said.

Ethiopia declares state of emergency after violent anti-govt protests
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Ethiopia declares state of emergency after violent anti-govt protests

Ethiopia declared a state of emergency on Sunday following months of violent anti-government protests, according to an official statement.

HRW states 'over 400' killed in Ethiopia protest crackdown
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HRW states 'over 400' killed in Ethiopia protest crackdown

More than 400 people have been killed in Ethiopia since November in a crackdown on anti-government protests, Human Rights Watch said on Thursday.

Pakistan MP Sharif condemns anti-government protests
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Pakistan MP Sharif condemns anti-government protests

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today criticised his political rivals for going ahead with their plans to hold anti-government protests and promised that he will resist any move to topple his government formed through people's mandate.

Vegas shooter had threatened cops before, held anti-govt views
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Vegas shooter had threatened cops before, held anti-govt views

He told neighbors, television reporters and the Internet. Once, on the phone with the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles, he threatened to "start shooting people."

Day after coup, Thai army chief summons ousted PM for talks
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Day after coup, Thai army chief summons ousted PM for talks

Later, the military summoned ousted Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and 22 associates including powerful relatives and ministers in her government, to a meeting at an army facility at 10 a.m. on Friday.

Thai Army Chief: Coup not a solution to end political turmoil
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Thai Army Chief: Coup not a solution to end political turmoil

Army chief Prayuth Chan-ocha called on all parties involved to end the current unrest in Thailand through legal means and not to resort to violence, Xinhua reported.

Thailand government supporters gather to defend democracy
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Thailand government supporters gather to defend democracy

"We are here to show that we don't agree with the anti-government protesters' mission to install their own unelected prime minister," Thanawut Wichaidit, a spokesman for pro-government activists known as red shirts, told Reuters.

Venezuelan govt fears denouncement from Hollywood at Oscars
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Venezuelan govt fears denouncement from Hollywood at Oscars

Rocked by its worst unrest in a decade, the rising violence in Venezuela has already drawn comments from singers Madonna and Cher who criticized the President on social media.

Thai anti-govt protesters criticised for targeting business linked to PM
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Thai anti-govt protesters criticised for targeting business linked to PM

The protests have already taken a toll on the economy, on tourism in particular, with arrivals in Bangkok sharply down.

Thai Elections: PM offers to hold fresh polls, opposition MPs to resign
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Thai Elections: PM offers to hold fresh polls, opposition MPs to resign

Thailand's embattled PM Yingluck Shinawatra today offered to dissolve Parliament and hold fresh elections within 60 days, opposition MPs decided to resign and join protests.