Lebanon: Violence erupts as rival protesters flood Beirut
09 June 2020 | 8:53 am
Fighting broke out between rival protest factions after some chanted anti-Hezbollah slogans. Demonstrators also threw stones and smashed storefronts, angry at Lebanon's deepening economic woes.
29 Oct 2017
Kenyan police descend on the Nairobi slum of Kawangware where opposition supporters went on the rampage after shops and businesses were torched and homes looted.
15 Apr 2018
Catalan protesters call for the return of jailed sepratist leaders and wave banners that say 'Puigdemont President.'
24 Dec 2019
Hundreds of protesters blocked the road and blew whistles to prevent NPD supporters from rallying. The members of the far-right party had intended to drive through Eschede with flags, protest signs and a loudspeaker.
2 Feb 2020
Palestinian demonstrators protest against the U.S. Middle East peace plan, in Gaza City, as Palestinian prime minister Mohammed Shtayyeh urges international powers to boycott US President Donald Trump's "peace plan" which they see as biased towards Israel.
14 Nov 2020
Dozens of protesters gather in front of the Legislature of Quintana Roo in Mexico City to protest against the murder of Bianca Alejandrina Lorenzana Alvarado, "Alexis", and against police firing shots in the air to disperse a demonstration in Cancun earlier this week.
18 Nov 2020
Athens residents defy a government ban on all gatherings to demonstrate for the anniversary of the 1973 Polytechnic uprising, which killed 24 people. Greek riot police used teargas and water cannons to disperse the crowd.
10 Jan 2021
Demonstrators march through the streets of Chicago in memory of victims of gun violence. The number of victims has risen dramatically in the third-largest US city in 2020. Police in the Windy City recorded 762 homicides in 2020, up 55 percent from 2019, according to a December 27 count.
9 Apr 2021
Deportation flights of asylum-seekers to Afghanistan remain controversial, due to the precarious security situation there.
10 Apr 2021
Police in Goma, in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, fire tear gas and arrest demonstrators calling for the departure of the UN's MONUSCO peacekeeping mission, who they accuse of having failed to stop civilian massacres.
7 Oct 2021
Climate activists burst onto the catwalk brandishing banners reading "Overconsumption = extinction" at Louis Vuitton's Paris Fashion Week show. Extinction Rebellion, Friends of the Earth and Youth For Climate said in a statement that around 30 people were involved in planning the protest, with two arrested. They called on the government to enforce "an immediate cut in production levels in the sector, given that 42 items of clothing were sold per person in France in 2019".
13 Nov 2021
The protesters are angered by October's election results, which saw pro-Iran groups lose seats in parliament. Security forces have been deployed to disperse the demonstrators.
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In Ivory Coast's Assinie, coastal erosion and rogue waves are destroying homes and businesses - a problem that U.N. experts warn is only going to get worse.
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Humanitarian aid workers from Doctors Without Borders, the Red Cross and the IFRC (International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies) are the latest victims of the Israel-Hamas disinformation war; their organisations have been accused of supporting either Hamas or Israel in viral videos shared online. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
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The number of people killed by floods from heavy rains in Somalia has climbed to 96, state news agency SONNA said on Saturday, as the East Horn of Africa is battered by heavy rains.
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The New York Times looks at Dubai's particularly fragile position in terms of climate change.
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Cristiano Ronaldo is facing a class-action lawsuit in the US due to promoting Binance, the world's largest cryptocurrency exchange. The plaintiffs claim that his endorsement led them to make loss-making investments and are seeking $1bn in damages.
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