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Ukraine flags fly in Europe, US against Putin's 'surreal war'
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Ukraine flags fly in Europe, US against Putin's 'surreal war'

Demonstrations were held in cities across the globe, including Athens, Barcelona, Bern, Istanbul, Beirut, Lisbon, Sofia, Tokyo, Warsaw and Washington, DC

Kazakhstan unrest: How Vladimir Putin again seizes on unrest in an attempt to expand Russian influence
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Kazakhstan unrest: How Vladimir Putin again seizes on unrest in an attempt to expand Russian influence

If the turmoil in Kazakhstan has exposed the vulnerability of the strongman leaders whom the Kremlin has trusted to keep order, it has also presented Russia with a chance to reassert its influence

In pictures: Myanmar's civil disobedience movement turns violent after military open fires on protesters
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In pictures: Myanmar's civil disobedience movement turns violent after military open fires on protesters

After four weeks of protests, the military in Myanmar opened fire on demonstrators in several cities on 28 February, killing at least 18 people, the United Nations said, in the most vicious effort yet to extinguish the unrest roiling the nation.

US election: Joe Biden pulls ahead in Pennsylvania, Georgia as country awaits a winner
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US election: Joe Biden pulls ahead in Pennsylvania, Georgia as country awaits a winner

In Arizona, Biden's advantage shrank slightly, but not by as much as Republicans had hoped. In Nevada, Biden nearly doubled his lead Friday to around 20,000 votes

Donald Trump delivers divisive culture war message at Mount Rushmore in bid to win second term, barely mentions pandemic
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Donald Trump delivers divisive culture war message at Mount Rushmore in bid to win second term, barely mentions pandemic

The scene at Mount Rushmore was the latest sign of how Trump appears, by design or default, increasingly disconnected from the intense concern among Americans about the COVID-19 crisis gripping the country

How does India protest? A look at trends in demonstrations across the country over the past three decades
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How does India protest? A look at trends in demonstrations across the country over the past three decades

Article 19 of the Indian Constitution states that citizens of this country have the fundamental right to express themselves, in adherence to the law. A typical way in which citizens have historically expressed displeasure with a law or policy is via protest

Sudan crisis: Egypt to chair African foreign ministers’ meet in Ethiopia today in bid to facilitate direct dialogue between revolting parties
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Sudan crisis: Egypt to chair African foreign ministers’ meet in Ethiopia today in bid to facilitate direct dialogue between revolting parties

Egypt is all set to chair a meeting of foreign ministers from African nations on the Sudan crisis in Ethiopia's Adis Ababa on Thursday. 'The meeting called for by Egypt comes within its efforts to coordinate regional visions that seek to provide a suitable environment, urging different Sudanese parties to resume direct negotiations,' said the Egyptian ministry's spokesman, Ahmed Hafez. Protests, first against the Omar al-Bashir regime and now the Transitional Military Council, have been ongoing since months in Sudan.

Thousands in Spain march against terror attacks in Barcelona
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Thousands in Spain march against terror attacks in Barcelona

Tens of thousands of Spaniards and foreigners staged a defiant march against terror through Barcelona on Saturday following last week's deadly vehicle rampages

Venezuela crisis: Four killed in anti-govt protests; 15-year-old boy among victims
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Venezuela crisis: Four killed in anti-govt protests; 15-year-old boy among victims

Venezuela's chief prosecutor says a 15-year-old boy and a 34-year-old man are the latest victims killed during anti-government demonstrations, bringing the number killed during a 24-hour nationwide strike to four

 Students clash with police on second day of Hong Kong democracy protests
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Students clash with police on second day of Hong Kong democracy protests

A scuffle broke out in Hong Kong on Tuesday as students took their pro-democracy protest to government headquarters and called on the city's chief executive to honour his election promise of listening to the people.

Thousands of Hong Kong students to protest in city's democracy battle
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Thousands of Hong Kong students to protest in city's democracy battle

Thousands of Hong Kong students are gearing up to boycott classes over Beijing's decision to restrict electoral reforms in the former British colony.