Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Search results

1-10 results from 1000 for query «protest»

January 13, 2019 3:53 PM Security forces clash with demonstrators in three Sudanese cities

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudanese security forces clashed with protesters in three cities on Sunday as demonstrations against Omar al-Bashir’s rule continued for a fourth week, witnesses said. In Khartoum North, across the Blue Nile from the center of the capital, security forces chased groups of protesters down side streets and fired tear gas to disperse 151

January 13, 2019 11:20 AM 'Yellow vest' protesters vandalize more than half of France's speed cameras, official says

French officials said members of the “yellow vest” protest movement vandalized or destroyed more than half of the country’s speed camera network, which were seen by some as a cynical revenue-generating measure aimed at the middle and lower classes. Speaking to the BBC, French Interior Minister Christophe Castaner said 60 percent – or about 3,200 – of the speed 141

January 13, 2019 11:02 AM Greek right-wing coalition partner says will not back government in a confidence vote

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greek right-wing coalition partner Panos Kammenos said on Sunday he would not support Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras in a confidence vote in parliament. Kammenos, whose Independent Greeks party props up the government, resigned on Sunday from the defense minister’s post in protest at a deal ending a long running dispute with Macedonia 126

January 9, 2019 9:38 PM In post-Franco first for Spain, far-right party becomes kingmaker in Andalusia

BARCELONA (Reuters) - A far-right party on Wednesday took a role in the formation of a regional government in Spain for the first time since the Franco dictatorship ended in 1975. The anti-immigrant Vox agreed to support a center-right coalition in Andalusia. It became kingmaker in Spain’s most populous region - a traditional Socialist Party stronghold 123

January 6, 2019 2:07 PM Palestinians protest patriarch ahead of Orthodox Christmas

BETHLEHEM, West Bank – Dozens of Palestinians are protesting the arrival of the Greek Orthodox patriarch of the Holy Land at an Orthodox Christmas celebration in Bethlehem. The protesters shouted "traitor" at Patriarch Theophilos III as he made his way under heavy guard Sunday toward the Church of the Nativity, revered by Christians as the traditional 112

January 5, 2019 8:13 PM Thousands brave snow to rally against Serbia populist leader

People march during a protest against populist President Aleksandar Vucic in Belgrade, Serbia, Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019. Thousands of people have protested in Serbia for a fifth consecutive week over what they say has been a stifling of democratic freedoms under President Aleksandar Vucic. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic) A man holds a Serbian flag during a protest 103

December 29, 2018 6:52 PM Dutch mounted police break up 'yellow vest' protest in The Hague

THE HAGUE (Reuters) - Dutch police on horseback broke up a protest on Saturday by “yellow vest” demonstrators who threw rocks and fireworks at them, a statement said. The police statement said the mounted officers “carried out several charges” to end the demonstration in The Hague, which had not been approved by authorities and had turned violent 86

December 27, 2018 10:06 AM Congolese soldiers fire in air to disperse election protesters

KINSHASA (Reuters) - Soldiers in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo city of Beni fired in the air on Thursday to disperse people protesting outside the electoral commission’s office about their exclusion from Sunday’s presidential vote, a witness told Reuters. Dozens of people had taken to the streets of Beni, where they have barricaded roads and burned 92

December 22, 2018 6:36 PM The Latest: Hamas says dissolving parliament invites chaos

Relatives of 16 year-old Palestinian Mohammed Jahjouh, who was shot and killed by Israeli troops during a protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel, mourn at the family home during his funeral in Gaza City, Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra) Relatives of 16 year-old Palestinian Mohammed Jahjouh, who was shot and killed by Israeli troops 116

December 17, 2018 8:19 AM Indian troops enforce lockdown to foil Kashmir public march

Kashmiri protesters clash with Indian paramilitary soldiers in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018. A security clampdown and a strike sponsored by separatists fighting against Indian rule shut most of Indian-administered Kashmir on Sunday, a day after chaotic protests and fighting killed seven civilians and four combatants in the disputed 116