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15 May
As protesters tried to enter Mahinda Rajapaksa's residence overnight, police escorted him out on Tuesday morning. The flare up of violence has left at least five people dead and scores injured.
8 Feb
A panel of experts has said some of the blame for days of looting and arson last year, in which more than 300 people died, lies with the country's leadership.
15 Jan
The new year began in Kazakhstan with the government lifting its price cap on fuel, virtually doubling the cost for people to fill up their cars. Protests spread across the nation of 19 million inhabitants and soon transformed into violent unrest and a bloody crackdown. Over 100 people were killed and thousands were arrested. At the request of Kazakhstan's president, Russia sent paratroopers to help "stabilise" the country. We take a closer look at the former Soviet republic.
26 Nov 2021
Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare said the protesters involve in riots were being misled by foreign powers. Meanwhile, Australian troops have arrived in the capital to help local enforcement restore order.
23 Oct 2021
Protesters sing and chant at a demonstration against police brutality in Manzini, Eswatini. The tiny African country has been rocked by a wave of pro-democracy demonstrations, including workers from the transport sector as well as pupils and students who have boycotted lessons and called for free schooling.
20 Jul 2021
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa says recent violent unrest and looting, which claimed more than 200 lives, united the country as well, as he visits cleanup and rebuilding efforts in Soweto township in Johannesburg.
19 Jul 2021
The corruption trial of the former South African president is set to resume despite violence that shook the country this week. The court will hold a virtual session to "avoid disruption."
16 Jul 2021
tens of thousands of troops are being deployed to hotspots of unrest in South Africa. Communities try to clean up after days of looting as the chaos exacerbates racial tensions. Also, Ethiopia accuses aid agencies of being part of a propaganda campaign. The conflict now sees local TPLF fighters facing off against ethnic Amharas. And as Africa's Covid-19 deaths surge by 43 percent in a week, the continent's chronic shortage of vaccines sees Ivory Coast ramping up efforts to facilitate vaccination. South Africa Jacob Zuma riots
14 Jul 2021
The military is now assisting local law enforcement agencies in the hardest-hit provinces of Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal, but rioting and looting continue.
13 Jul 2021
31 May 2021
Three people have died during anti-government protests in the Colombian city of Cali, authorities said, as the country marks a full month of social unrest that has claimed dozens of lives.
9 Apr 2021
Images show a bus set on fire in west Belfast at an intersectional area between nationalist and unionist communities. Unionist protesters hijacked a bus, petrol-bombed it and threw stones at police officers following protests regarding coronavirus restrictions and tensions over the Brexit deal.

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