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    Kremlin: US comments on protests support law-breaking

    The Kremlin’s spokesman says the U.S. Embassy’s statements about the extensive protests in Russia, in which more than 3,500 people reportedly were arrested, interfere in the country’s domestic affairs and encourage Russians to break the law ByThe Associated Press January 24, 2021, 2:25 PM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article […] More

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    Arab Spring exiles look back 10 years after Egypt uprising

    LONDON — The Egyptians who took to the streets on Jan. 25, 2011, knew what they were doing. They knew they risked arrest and worse. But as their numbers swelled in Cairo’s central Tahrir Square, they tasted success. Police forces backed off, and within days, former President Hosni Mubarak agreed to demands to step down. […] More

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    Belarus police arrest 100 in renewed protests

    Police in the capital of Belarus arrested about 100 people who formed human chains in demonstrations calling for the authoritarian president to resign ByThe Associated Press January 23, 2021, 8:35 PM • 1 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article KYIV, Ukraine — Police in the capital of Belarus arrested about 100 people […] More

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    Tunisia bans protests, extends curfew as virus cases jump

    Tunisia is extending its virus curfew and banning demonstrations for three weeks as it tries to stem a rapid rise in infections By BOUAZZA BEN BOUAZZA Associated Press January 23, 2021, 3:30 PM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article TUNIS, Tunisia — Tunisia is extending its virus curfew and banning […] More

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    Russia arrests protesters demanding Alexei Navalny’s release

    Russian police are arresting protesters demanding the release of top Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny at demonstrations in the country’s east ByThe Associated Press January 23, 2021, 8:23 AM • 2 min read MOSCOW — Russian police are arresting protesters demanding the release of top Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny at demonstrations in the country’s […] More

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    Violent youth protests hit Tunisia amid economic turmoil

    Police used tear gas to disperse violent protests led by disgruntled youths in several Tunisian cities overnight, including in the capital of Tunis and in the seaside city of Sousse By BOUAZZA BEN BOUAZZA January 17, 2021, 11:05 AM • 2 min read TUNIS, Tunisia — Police used tear gas to disperse violent protests led […] More

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    Uganda says president wins 6th term as vote-rigging alleged

    Uganda’s electoral commission says longtime President Yoweri Museveni has won a sixth term, while top opposition challenger Bobi Wine alleges rigging and officials struggle to explain how polling results were compiled amid an internet blackout ByThe Associated Press January 16, 2021, 4:59 PM • 5 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article KAMPALA, […] More

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    Uganda’s opposition cites ‘untold violence’ before election

    Opposition figures in Uganda are criticizing widespread violence by security forces ahead of Thursday’s presidential election, while main challenger Bobi Wine says soldiers have raided his home and arrested a security guard By RODNEY MUHUMUZA Associated Press January 12, 2021, 9:44 AM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article KAMPALA, Uganda […] More

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    1 policeman killed, dozens injured in southern Iraq clashes

    Iraqi security officials say a policeman has been killed and dozens of people injured in clashes between security forces and anti-government protesters in southern Iraq By MURTADA FARAJ Associated Press January 10, 2021, 7:12 PM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article BAGHDAD — A policeman was killed and dozens of […] More

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    Protesters detained for criticizing Kazakhstan’s vote

    Dozens of people protesting Kazakhstan’s opposition-free election were detained in the country’s capital and in its principal city, but were released after several hours ByThe Associated Press January 10, 2021, 4:20 PM • 1 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article MOSCOW — Dozens of people protesting Kazakhstan’s opposition-free election were detained in […] More

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    Pakistani Shiites end protests, hold funeral for 11 miners

    Hundreds of Pakistani Shiites are gathering to bury 11 coal miners from the minority Hazara community who were killed by the Islamic State group, ending over a week of protests that sought to highlight the minority community’s plight By ABDUL SATTAR Associated Press January 9, 2021, 8:28 AM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare […] More

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    Hong Kong’s top judge cautious on calls for judicial reform

    Hong Kong’s outgoing top judge says calls for reform of the city’s judiciary cannot be based on dissatisfaction with court rulings, as pro-Beijing figures and state-owned media step up criticism of the city’s legal system By ZEN SOO Associated Press January 5, 2021, 9:01 AM • 3 min read HONG KONG — Hong Kong’s outgoing […] More

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