Showing posts with label riots. Show all posts
Showing posts with label riots. Show all posts

Saturday, March 18, 2023

Police clash with pension demonstrators for second night in Paris

Riot police clashed with protesters for a second night in Paris as demonstrations continued against the government’s plans to raise the French pension age.

Wednesday, January 25, 2023

Peru's president calls for 'national truce' after more than a month of protests

Peru's president called Tuesday for a "national truce" as thousands of demonstrators continued to take to the streets to demand her resignation and fresh elections.

Thursday, January 19, 2023

Brazil President Lula says intelligence services failed ahead of Jan. 8 Brasilia riot

Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva said on Wednesday his intelligence services had failed on January 8, when Brasilia buildings were stormed by supporters of far-right former President Jair Bolsonaro.

Saturday, January 14, 2023

Peru President Insists ‘I Will Not Resign’ As Protests Continue

Peruvian President Dina Boluarte insisted Friday she will not step down, after another day of protests and roadblocks throughout the country saw calls for her resignation and the arrest of a trade union leader with supposed links to Maoist rebels.

Former Bolsonaro justice minister arrested over Brazil riots

Brazil’s former Minister of Justice and Public Security Anderson Torres, who was in charge of security in Brasilia during the invasion of government buildings last week, has been arrested on suspicion of “omission” and “connivance”.

Thursday, January 12, 2023

Iran summons Sweden’s ambassador over ‘interventionist statements’ by EU

Iran on Thursday summoned the Swedish ambassador to Tehran, whose country holds the European Union’s presidency, over “interventionist statements” made by EU officials regarding Iran’s internal affairs, state media reported.

Brazil Acts Against Bolsonaro Backers; New Protest Fizzles

 Brazilian federal prosecutors on Wednesday requested the investigation of three congressional allies of former President Jair Bolsonaro for allegedly inciting the worst attack on the country's democratic institutions in decades.

Tuesday, January 10, 2023

Around 1,500 Brazilians Arrested after Storming Capital

Those arrested supported former President Jair Bolsonaro who, like the former US President Donald Trump, pushed a narrative of electoral fraud for months without evidence, SBS News reported.

At least 17 dead in anti-government protests in southern Peru

At least 17 people have been killed in clashes in southern Peru after protests demanding early elections and the release of jailed former President Pedro Castillo resumed.

Monday, January 9, 2023

Brazilian security forces regain control of Congress building, arrest more than 400 protesters

Security forces in Brazil regained control of the National Congress building Sunday and arrested 170 supporters of former President Jair Bolsonaro who were among the hundreds of protesters who stormed inside and ransacked the legislative chambers.

Tuesday, January 3, 2023

Britain to proscribe Iran's Revolutionary Guard as terror group

Britain will officially declare Iran's Revolutionary Guard, which has arrested seven people with links to the United Kingdom over anti-government protests, as a terrorist group, the Telegraph reported on Monday, citing sources.

Saturday, December 24, 2022

Renewed clashes break out in Paris between Kurds, police after killings

Renewed clashes broke out in Paris on Saturday between police and members of the Kurdish community angry at the killing on Friday of three members of their community.

Tuesday, December 13, 2022

Death Toll From Protests In Peru Rises To 7 - Healthcare Authorities

At least seven protesters have been killed in Peru during mass demonstrations taking place across the country, following the impeachment of former President Pedro Castillo, the Peruvian healthcare authorities said.

Monday, December 12, 2022

Two killed in Peru as protests over Castillo’s arrest spread

At least two people have been killed in Peru after police clashed with protesters calling for new elections and the release of detained former President Pedro Castillo.

Sunday, December 4, 2022

Syria: legal measures will be taken against outlaws in Sweida province – SANA

The Interior Ministry said that at 11:30 am on Sunday, December 4, a group of outlaws , some of them carried individual arms , blocked the road with burning tires next to the al-Mashnaqa roundabout in Sweida governorate.

Thursday, November 10, 2022

Iran Raps Germany’s Undiplomatic Stance, Warns of Firm Response - Tasnim

The foreign minister of Iran hit back at his German counterpart for her “provocative and undiplomatic” remarks about the Islamic Republic, warning Berlin that Iran would show a “proportionate and firm” reaction.

Sunday, October 16, 2022

Tunisia police clash with protesters, the second night of protests

Protestors clashed with police in the Tunisian capital of Tunis on Saturday, for the second night after a man died from injuries sustained during a police chase in August.

Tuesday, October 4, 2022

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