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Hundreds of demonstrators angered by a deepening economic crisis rallied Saturday across Lebanon for a third consecutive day, after violent overnight riots sparked condemnation from the political elite.
Security forces shot live rounds to clear protest hotspots in Baghdad and southern Iraq for a second day Sunday, sparking skirmishes with demonstrators determined to keep up their movement.
Protesters clashed with police as thousands took to the streets of Chile’s capital Friday for a demonstration that marked 50 days since the outbreak of the country’s worst civil unrest in decades.
China on Thursday summoned the US ambassador and threatened retaliation after US President Donald Trump signed legislation supporting Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters, just as the world’s top two economies edge towards a trade truce.
A dwindling core of hardline protesters held their ground on Thursday at a Hong Kong university besieged for days by police, as the US passed a bill lauding the city’s pro-democracy movement, setting up a likely clash between Washington and Beijing.
It was a rare public appearance by the People's Liberation Army on the streets of the semiautonomous territory, where the local government's inability to end more than five months of often violent protest has fueled speculation that Beijing could deploy its troops.
A march in the Hong Kong satellite town of Tuen Mun escalated on Saturday as riot police fired tear gas at anti-government protesters who fled down side streets and into surrounding shopping malls.
Hong Kong police on Monday denied accusations their officers showed comparative lenience towards gangs of pro-Beijing men who attacked pro-democracy supporters during a weekend marked by multiple bloody street brawls.
Hong Kong riot police fired tear gas and water cannons at hardcore pro-democracy protesters hurling rocks and petrol bombs on Sunday, tipping the violence-plagued city back into chaos after a brief lull in clashes.
Hong Kong police used water cannon for the first time Sunday, raising the stakes against protesters who have staged sometimes violent rallies that have rocked the city for the past three months.
Crisis was averted in the Dei-Dei axis of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, when hoodlums attacked the campaign convoy of the All Progressives Congress on Saturday.
Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, has condemned the killing of Shiites by the Nigerian Army.
At least three people were killed when supporters of an imprisoned Shiite cleric clashed with security forces during a protest march in Abuja, prompting warnings to the government that a heavy-handed approach could radicalise elements in the group.
Authorities in Riyadh have called on drone enthusiasts to register with authorities prior to operating the aerial devices, after a toy drone was reportedly shot down near the royal palace in the capital.
An Egyptian court on Tuesday sentenced 20 people to 10 years in prison for burning a church, official news agency MENA reported.
A third night of unrest has shaken Tunisia where authorities said Thursday more than 600 people have been arrested this week as anger at austerity measures boils over on the streets.
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The Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo, has described the controversy surrounding the planned employment of 774,000 Nigerians as an attempt by the National Assembly to bypass him in the implementation of the project.
Eleven of the 13 striking nurses arrested in Zimbabwe during a protest for higher pay were freed on bail Tuesday by a court in the capital Harare, their lawyers said.
A proposal that women working in the public sector be granted six months maternity leave at full pay has been thrown up, on the floor of the Oyo State House of Assembly.
Over six hundred shops belonging to Nigerian traders in Ghana had been re-opened to business by the Ghanaian government said the President, National Association of Nigerian Traders (NANTS), Dr Ken Ukaoha.
The Senate, on Tuesday, passed a bill which amended the Police Act and prescribed among others, a four-year single tenure for the office of the Inspector-General of Police.
The Reds boss Jurgen Klopp has showered praise on the former Barcelona midfielder after Liverpool’s Premier League win against Aston Villa.
The President, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Reverend Samson Ayokunle, has congratulated Reverend Yakubu Pam on his appointment as the Executive Secretary of Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC) by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Nigeria has been named interim co-chair of the Alliance for Poverty Eradication launched by the United General Assembly on Tuesday.
The Police Service Commission has dismissed 10 senior police officers and demoted eight others for misconduct in the line of duty.
Lacazette has two more years left on his current contract with the Gunners, but manager Mikel Arteta has preferred Eddie Nketiah for some games since the restart.