UK holds #StopTheCoup rallies against Johnson’s suspension of Parliament
07 September 2019 | 12:08 pm
Thousands of protesters have condemned Boris Johnson for taking an "undemocratic" decision to suspend Parliament. But he has defended his actions, saying he needed a clean slate to prioritize "our domestic agenda."
Thousands of Iranians taking part in the ongoing mass anti-regime protests have been arrested. In many cases, families and friends don't even know where the detainees are being held.
Over a thousand protesters marched through downtown Accra on Saturday, calling for the resignation of Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo amid an economic crisis that has hammered the cedi currency and seen fuel and food costs spiral to record levels.
They're throwing soup and sticking themselves to art and buildings. Across Europe, climate protesters are resorting to increasingly extreme methods to grab attention. In Germany, one climate group's daily protests are divisive.
Iranian officials and state-run media have slammed Berlin for its support for the anti-regime protest movement, warning that it would cause "damage over the long-term."
Workers at Foxconn, the largest supplier for Apple's iPhone, were attacked after protesting living conditions. The company is working within a closed-loop system, in line with China's restrictive COVID-19 measures.
The UN Human Rights Council was considering an international investigation into the human rights situation in Iran. Tehran said the West "lack the moral credibility" to criticize it.
European Parliament President Roberta Metsola said the attack was claimed by a pro-Kremlin group. It comes after lawmakers voted to name Russia a "state sponsor" of terror.
We take a look at how the press is covering the anti-Covid protests in China. We also discuss the anti-regime movement in Iran and a controversial World Cup move to support it. In food news, we find out the challenges facing the EU chocolate industry and how dolphins aren't put off by the taste of hot peppers.
Parliament scrapped a rarely enforced colonial-era law criminalizing sex between men. However, it introduced a constitutional amendment that stands in the way of marriage equality.
The brawl occurred during a budget presentation. One female MP was stuck, sparking a melee between lawmakers.
A violent brawl broke out in Senegal's parliament on Thursday after a male opposition lawmaker slapped a female politician in the face, television pictures showed.
A female MP in Senegal is slapped, kicked and knocked to the ground in the country’s National Assembly, this after allegedly insulting a pro-opposition religious leader. Also, South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to fight for his position after a preliminary investigation found he may have committed serious crimes. Finally, we bring you all the football news from the World Cup in Qatar.
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