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As Hong Kong protests cross half-year mark, thousands of anti-govt demonstrators chant ‘fight for freedom’ on streets
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As Hong Kong protests cross half-year mark, thousands of anti-govt demonstrators chant ‘fight for freedom’ on streets

With chants of, 'Fight for freedom, stand with Hong Kong', anti-government activists, young and old, marched from Victoria Park to to Chater Road

Hong Kong protests: Carrie Lam set to hold dialogue with public next week, reiterates need to end violence
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Hong Kong protests: Carrie Lam set to hold dialogue with public next week, reiterates need to end violence

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said she and her team would begin dialogue sessions with the community next week while reiterating that violence that has roiled the city must end.

Allies of Russian Opposition leader Alexei Navalny arrested in Moscow during protest demanding inclusion of their names in September local polls
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Allies of Russian Opposition leader Alexei Navalny arrested in Moscow during protest demanding inclusion of their names in September local polls

Allies of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny were arrested on Sunday during a protest in Moscow. They demanded their names be included on the ballot for local elections in September. The unauthorised protest at the central Pushkin Square was organised by a group of candidates including supporters of Navalny.

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.

UN urges Venezuelan govt to allow citizens to participate in unofficial referendum to rewrite constitution
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UN urges Venezuelan govt to allow citizens to participate in unofficial referendum to rewrite constitution

The United Nations called on Venezuela's government on Friday to let people take part in an unofficial referendum on the constitution and make sure security forces do not use excessive force against protestors

As US Senate gears up to repeal Obamacare, police arrest 80 protesters
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As US Senate gears up to repeal Obamacare, police arrest 80 protesters

Police arrested 80 people at the US Congress, as demonstrators voiced opposition to US lawmakers' latest efforts to make progress on a stalled healthcare bill.

G20 Summit: Protesters clash with police in Hamburg for the third day, set fire to vehicles
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G20 Summit: Protesters clash with police in Hamburg for the third day, set fire to vehicles

Fresh clashes erupted early on Sunday in the streets of Hamburg following the end of the G20 summit, with protesters setting fire to a number of vehicles.

G20 Summit: 13 activists arrested as violent protests continue for second day in Hamburg
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G20 Summit: 13 activists arrested as violent protests continue for second day in Hamburg

Anti-globalisation activists rioted violently for a second night as Hamburg hosted Group of 20 leaders, setting up street barricades, looting supermarkets and attacking police with slingshots and firebombs on Saturday.

GJM supporters set truck on fire along with driver, block arterial roads in Darjeeling
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GJM supporters set truck on fire along with driver, block arterial roads in Darjeeling

The unrest in Darjeeling took a deadly turn on Monday when protesters set ablaze an entire truck along with its driver.

Darjeeling unrest: Dissidents block parts of National Highway to protest death of three GJM supporters
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Darjeeling unrest: Dissidents block parts of National Highway to protest death of three GJM supporters

Protesters on Monday blocked the national highway 31A at some places in Darjeeling district to protest the death of three GJM activists on Saturday.

Jammu and Kashmir Assembly fails to pass GST Bill amid protests by Opposition over pellet guns
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Jammu and Kashmir Assembly fails to pass GST Bill amid protests by Opposition over pellet guns

The Jammu and Kashmir assembly failed to pass the GST bill as opposition MLAs accused the government of "blinding boys and girls by using pellet guns".

Kashmir unrest: 14 people, including LeT militant Junaid Matoo, killed in separate incidents
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Kashmir unrest: 14 people, including LeT militant Junaid Matoo, killed in separate incidents

The Kashmir Valley saw violence as 14 people were killed in three separate incidents. The deceased include militants, civilians, policemen and a soldier.

Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro's plan to rewrite constitution opposed by 85 percent of countrymen
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Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro's plan to rewrite constitution opposed by 85 percent of countrymen

President Nicolas Maduro's plan to rewrite the constitution is opposed by 85 percent of Venezuelans, according to a survey by polling company Datanalisis carried out as protests calling for presidential elections intensified.

Kashmir unrest: Bharat Bhushan Vyas appointed as new Chief Secretary to Mehbooba Mufti government
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Kashmir unrest: Bharat Bhushan Vyas appointed as new Chief Secretary to Mehbooba Mufti government

Bharat Bhushan Vyas, an IAS officer of the 1986 batch, was on Friday appointed the new Chief Secretary of Jammu and Kashmir.

Protesters clash with cops after Friday prayers in Srinagar, six injured
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Protesters clash with cops after Friday prayers in Srinagar, six injured

At least six persons were injured today as clashes broke out between protesters and security forces in Nowhatta area of the city and Pulwama district in south Kashmir.

Kashmir unrest: Chilli-based PAVA shells 'too slow' for crowd-control; Home Ministry announces recall
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Kashmir unrest: Chilli-based PAVA shells 'too slow' for crowd-control; Home Ministry announces recall

Chilli-based Pava shells turn to bee too slow to disperse angry protesters in Kashmir, Ministry of Home Affairs issue recall order

Kashmir unrest: Youth killed in fresh clashes, death toll rises to 66
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Kashmir unrest: Youth killed in fresh clashes, death toll rises to 66

A youth on Wednesday died in fresh clashes between protestors and security forces in Pulwama district of south Kashmir on a day Home Minister Rajnath Singh arrived in Kashmir to review the situation.

The Baton Rouge photograph: An example of how pictures say a thousand words
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The Baton Rouge photograph: An example of how pictures say a thousand words

Sometimes, it takes one powerful image to tell a story a million words might fail to. The Baton Rouge photograph is a perfect example of that.

Two militants killed in gunbattle in Kashmir: Thousands of protesters clash with police
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Two militants killed in gunbattle in Kashmir: Thousands of protesters clash with police

Thousands of protesters clashed with police in Kashmir Thursday after two militants were killed in a gun battle with government forces, the army and witnesses said.