Tag: protesters

Photos: Choking and crying; Hong Kong protesters pinned on campus

Hong Kong police laid siege to a university on Monday, firing rubber bullets and tear gas to pin back anti-government protesters armed...

Photos: Hong Kong police threaten to use live bullets as standoff...

Hong Kong police threatened on Monday to fire live bullets if "rioters" did not stop using lethal weapons in the latest flare...

Bolivians block roads in protest as Morales election win splits nation

Bolivians blocked streets in La Paz on Friday demanding an audit of a controversial election count that handed President Evo Morales an...

Updated: At least 40 killed as fresh protests engulf Iraq

At least 40 protesters were killed in Iraq on Friday when security forces used tear gas and an Iranian-backed militia opened fire...

Lebanon to cut ministers’ pay in bid to ease protester rage

 Lebanon's cabinet is expected to halve ministers' wages on Monday among other reforms in a bid to ease an economic crisis and...

Lebanon protesters keep pressure on government as reform deadline nears

Protesters in Lebanon flooded the streets on Sunday, keeping pressure on Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri as a self-imposed deadline to deliver a...

Hundreds of Algerians protest against proposed energy law

Hundreds of Algerians protested in front of parliament on Sunday against proposed changes to the energy law that they say the caretaker...

Climate-change protesters block BBC headquarters in London

Climate-change protesters from the Extinction Rebellion Group have blocked the entrance to the BBC headquarters in London calling on the broadcaster to...

Photos: Iraq’s unrest hits Baghdad’s Sadr City; death toll climbs

At least 15 people were killed in clashes between Iraqi security forces and protesters in Baghdad's Sadr City district overnight as violence...

Brussels police fire water cannon at ‘yellow vest’ protesters

Belgian police fired water cannon and teargas in central Brussels on Friday to drive back protesters inspired by France's "yellow vest" anti-tax movement who...