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Czech farmers take tractors to Prague in protest at EU agriculture policies

Hundreds of tractors blocked a road in Prague in a farmers’ protest on Monday over European Union agriculture policies and what they said were...

Bulgaria’s farmers join Europe-wide protests

Hundreds of angry farmers took to the streets of Bulgaria’s capital, Sofia, on Monday to complain about what they called “the total failure” of...

Bangladesh raises minimum wage for garment workers following weeks of protests

Authorities in Bangladesh have announced a new salary structure for protesting garment factory workers, with a 56 per cent increase in the monthly minimum...

Thousands of Israelis protest against new government’s policies

Thousands of Israelis have taken to the streets to protest against plans by Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s new government that opponents say threaten...

Iran’s president tries to assuage anger as protests continue

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has appealed for national unity and tried to allay anger against the country’s rulers, even as anti-government protests that have...

UN calls on Iran to avoid using ‘unnecessary force’ on protesters

The United Nations Secretary-General has called on Iran to refrain from using “unnecessary or disproportionate force” against protesters as unrest over a young woman’s...

Russian police disperse protests against army mobilisation in Russia

Russian police moved quickly on Saturday to disperse peaceful protests against Russian president Vladimir Putin’s military mobilisation order, arresting hundreds, including some children, in...

At least 26 killed in protests after woman’s death, Iranian state TV suggests

The death toll from protests over the death of a 22-year-old woman in police custody has risen to more than two dozen, Iranian state...

Sri Lanka’s ousted president returns home after fleeing

Sri Lanka’s former president, Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who fled the country in July after tens of thousands of protesters stormed his home and office in...

Iraqi cleric orders followers to continue protest in Baghdad

Influential Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr has told his followers to continue their sit-in inside Iraq’s government zone, and called for the dissolution of the...

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