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Dozens detained as Kazakhs protest against former president, China

Police detained dozens of protesters in Kazakhstan Saturday for rallying against Chinese economic expansion and former strongman president Nursultan Nazarbayev, who is still a powerful force in the former Soviet nation.
Hundreds of demonstrators have faced the police in a tense standoff in the French city of Nantes in a new wave of yellow vest protests against the government.

Yellow Vest protesters in Paris face tear gas, multiple arrests

Hundreds of members of the “Yellow Vest” protest movement demonstrated in Paris on Saturday, leading to the arrest of at least 90 people in the French capital, police said.
FILE - Yellow vest protesters wait near the Seine River for other members to join them, Sept. 7, 2019. (L. Bryant-VOA)

Dozens arrested in Paris ‘Yellow Vest’ protests

Dozens of demonstrators were arrested at yellow vest protests in Paris on Saturday as more than 7,000 police were deployed to quell any violence by the movement and its radical, anarchist "black blocs."

Anti-Sisi protests break out in Egypt, several arrested

Rare small protests broke out on Friday in Cairo and other Egyptian cities calling for the removal of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi but police quickly dispersed them, AFP journalists reported.
In his speech that was published by the Defense Ministry, Gaid Salah said that, for some people, coming into Algiers from other regions has become a ``pretext to justify dangerous behavior'' and a way to swell crowds.

Thousands protest in Algiers despite tight security

Thousands of protesters took to the streets of the Algerian capital on Friday in defiance of a heavy security presence to demand the ouster of the country's army chief.
Suspected serial killer, Gracious David West, who was arrested by the Police in Rivers State on Thursday has shared how he attacked his latest victim.

‘Notorious serial killer’ arrested after 8 women killed

Nigerian police investigating the murders of at least eight women lured to hotels in the southern city of Port Harcourt on Thursday arrested a man they described as a "serial killer".
In his speech that was published by the Defense Ministry, Gaid Salah said that, for some people, coming into Algiers from other regions has become a ``pretext to justify dangerous behavior'' and a way to swell crowds.

Algeria army chief orders clampdown on protesters

In his speech that was published by the Defense Ministry, Gaid Salah said that, for some people, coming into Algiers from other regions has become a ``pretext to justify dangerous behavior'' and a way to swell crowds.
West Rail Line Long Ping Metro Station (MTR), Hong Kong

Hong Kong reopens after weekend of clashes, protests

Hong Kong’s businesses and metro stations reopened as usual on Monday after a chaotic Sunday when police fired water cannon, tear gas and rubber bullets at protesters, who blocked roads and threw petrol bombs outside government headquarters.
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 police deny street brawl ‘double standards’

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.
Pro-democracy protesters react as police fire water cannons outside the government headquarters in Hong Kong on September 15, 2019. - Hong Kong riot police fired tear gas and water cannons on September 15 at hardcore pro-democracy protesters hurling rocks and petrol bombs, in a return to the political chaos plaguing the city. (Photo by Isaac LAWRENCE / AFP)

Hong Kong returns to violence with tear gas and Molotovs

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.
French President Emmanuel Macron delivers his speech to honor Japan’s architect Arata Isozaki at the Elysee Palace in Paris on May 24, 2019. Isozaki is the laureate of the 2019 Pritzker architecture prize.-br --Francois Mori - POOL - AP - AFP

Eight on trial in Paris for stealing Emmanuel Macron portraits

Eight protesters go on trial in Paris on Wednesday for stealing official portraits of French President Emmanuel Macron from public buildings as part of a protest over climate change.
IMN Ashura procession in Yobe — in pictures

Police: IMN members attacked us, we didn’t kill them

The police have accused members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) of attacking their men with stones, iron bolts and catapults during their procession in Kaduna on Tuesday.
Hong Kong's government has suspended a proposed law that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China for trial after mass protests.

Hong Kong warns foreigners not to interfere in internal affairs

Hong Kong’s Government on Monday warned foreign governments not to interfere in the city’s “internal affairs,” following weekend protests that called for U.S. support in the three-month-old crisis.
In latest attacks, South Africans have begun looting and burning of properties belonging to foreigners and in the process killed three people, while another is still receiving treatment for smoke inhalation.

Xenophobia: South Africans chant ‘foreigners must go’ in fresh protest

South Africans, residing in eastern Johannesburg, on Sunday, marched along Jules Street in the area, demanding that foreign nationals leave their country.
Hong Kong's government has suspended a proposed law that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China for trial after mass protests.

Hong Kong protesters take message to US consulate

A huge crowd of pro-democracy activists marched to the United States consulate in Hong Kong on Sunday in a bid to ramp up international pressure on Beijing following three months of huge and sometimes violent protests.

Facts on Robert Mugabe’s lives and times

Robert Mugabe, former President of Zimbabwe, and one of the longest serving presidents African Continent has produced died early hours of Friday at the age of 95 in Singapore while receiving medical care.

P&ID: Protesters want British court ruling against Nigeria reversed

Dozens of protesters, on Tuesday, in Abuja expressed their dissaproval over the $8.9 billion arbitral award granted against Nigeria by a U.K court over a botched gas deal with a foreign firm, P&ID.
MTN office in Bodija, Ibadan vandalised — in pictures and videos 3

Xenophobia: Protesters burn MTN mast in Abuja, surround Shoprite Lugbe

Hundreds of protesters are currently burning MTN mast in Lugbe over killings in South Africa.

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