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Controversy swirls at LIV Golf's first US event
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Controversy swirls at LIV Golf's first US event

Fri 3:05 PM 48,428 Views 26 Comments

A group of family members of people killed in the 11 September, 2001 attacks held a press conference to voice their outrage.

'My body my choice': Thousands rally across US for abortion rights
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'My body my choice': Thousands rally across US for abortion rights

May 14th 2022, 10:30 PM 14,617 Views 45 Comments

Thousands also rallied in Texas and Kentucky, and more protests were planned in other major cities as well as at hundreds of smaller events across the country.

Sri Lanka deploys troops in capital after violence and protests
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Sri Lanka deploys troops in capital after violence and protests

May 11th 2022, 2:03 PM 3,272 Views 0 Comments

In the past few days, eight people have died and more than 200 have been injured in violent attacks in which mobs set fire to buildings and vehicles.

White House warns against violence after abortion protests
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White House warns against violence after abortion protests

May 9th 2022, 5:16 PM 10,727 Views 37 Comments

Press Secretary Jen Psaki called for restraint after reports of demonstrations outside the homes of two Supreme Court justices.

Thousands rally in Armenia against Karabakh concessions
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Thousands rally in Armenia against Karabakh concessions

May 1st 2022, 5:36 PM 25,637 Views 3 Comments

Karabakh was at the centre of a six-week war in 2020 that claimed more than 6,500 lives before it ended with a Russian-brokered ceasefire agreement.

Donald Trump tells court he was afraid he'd be killed if protesters threw tomatoes at him
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Donald Trump tells court he was afraid he'd be killed if protesters threw tomatoes at him

Apr 28th 2022, 8:44 AM 32,250 Views 52 Comments

Donald Trump said that “tomatoes are bad, by the way” – but that “some fruit is a lot worse”.

More than 80 arrested in Essex as climate change protests continue
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More than 80 arrested in Essex as climate change protests continue

Apr 2nd 2022, 8:15 PM 10,643 Views 6 Comments

Police said arrests were made for a variety of offences.

Protests to take place across Britain over cost-of-living crisis
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Protests to take place across Britain over cost-of-living crisis

Apr 2nd 2022, 3:01 PM 18,626 Views 35 Comments

Thousands of people are expected to take to the streets across Britain today.

Hundreds of climate protesters gather across island of Ireland
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Hundreds of climate protesters gather across island of Ireland

Mar 25th 2022, 5:26 PM 11,426 Views 22 Comments

A rally closed off one side of Merrion Square in Dublin, as protesters gathered to demand urgent action to tackle climate change.

Rangers accuse fans’ group of waging ‘propaganda war’ against club
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Rangers accuse fans’ group of waging ‘propaganda war’ against club

Mar 22nd 2022, 3:38 PM 7,818 Views 18 Comments

Influential fans’ group Club 1872 say the club’s executive team have an ‘extremely unhealthy disdain for the Rangers support’.

British royals to face protests and call for slavery reparations in Jamaica
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British royals to face protests and call for slavery reparations in Jamaica

Mar 21st 2022, 7:39 AM 27,490 Views 21 Comments

It is thought a demonstration will be staged outside the British High Commission in Kingston on Tuesday.

Demonstrators protest over 'barbaric' strip-search of black schoolgirl in London
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Demonstrators protest over 'barbaric' strip-search of black schoolgirl in London

Mar 19th 2022, 7:40 PM 33,301 Views 0 Comments

A review found that Met Police officers searched the girl without another adult present and in the knowledge that she was menstruating.

Downing Street warns P&O Ferries it is ‘looking very closely’ at legality of sackings
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Downing Street warns P&O Ferries it is ‘looking very closely’ at legality of sackings

Updated Mar 18th 2022, 2:08 PM 53,749 Views 77 Comments

Demonstrations are being held at ports today, with unions calling for a boycott of the company.

'Choose the side of good': Ukrainian nationals protest outside Chinese Embassy in Dublin
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'Choose the side of good': Ukrainian nationals protest outside Chinese Embassy in Dublin

Feb 28th 2022, 5:46 PM 21,315 Views 12 Comments

Gardaí were on patrol outside the embassy as the protest took place.

More protesters against Covid measures enter Canada capital
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More protesters against Covid measures enter Canada capital

Feb 5th 2022, 5:45 PM 20,535 Views 47 Comments

Similar protests were planned for other Canadian cities including Toronto and Winnipeg.

Dozens arrested to suppress protests on Myanmar coup anniversary
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Dozens arrested to suppress protests on Myanmar coup anniversary

Feb 1st 2022, 7:12 AM 6,938 Views 5 Comments

Opponents of military rule in the country have called for a “Silent Strike” aimed at emptying the streets of Myanmar’s cities and towns.

Kazakh leader says Russian-led troops will pull out after quelling unrest
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Kazakh leader says Russian-led troops will pull out after quelling unrest

Jan 11th 2022, 2:07 PM 6,874 Views 17 Comments

President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has blamed the unrest on foreign-backed “terrorists”.

Albanian opposition supporters clash over party leadership
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Albanian opposition supporters clash over party leadership

Jan 8th 2022, 3:00 PM 10,256 Views 8 Comments

Police used a water cannon and tear gas on protesters who had stormed the ground floor of the centre-right Democratic Party’s headquarters.

Hong Kong votes on new 'patriots only' legislature
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Hong Kong votes on new 'patriots only' legislature

Dec 19th 2021, 1:13 PM 16,523 Views 21 Comments

It is the first legislature poll under the new political blueprint China imposed on Hong Kong following massive pro-democracy protests two years ago.

Four face trial over toppling of Bristol statue of slave trader Edward Colston
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Four face trial over toppling of Bristol statue of slave trader Edward Colston

Dec 13th 2021, 7:20 AM 12,367 Views 0 Comments

Rhian Graham, 29, Milo Ponsford, 25, Jake Skuse, 36, and Sage Willoughby, 21, will go on trial at Bristol Crown Court accused of criminal damage

French fishermen block ports in spat with UK
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French fishermen block ports in spat with UK

Nov 26th 2021, 6:03 PM 15,368 Views 7 Comments

Fishing crews blocked ports and ferry traffic across the Channel in the continuing row over post-Brexit fishing licences.

Unrest and protests spread over Europe as new Covid-19 restrictions come in
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Unrest and protests spread over Europe as new Covid-19 restrictions come in

Updated Nov 22nd 2021, 4:15 PM 42,965 Views 32 Comments

Austria reported over 15,000 new Covd-19 cases on Saturday.

Violent clashes in Belgium as tens of thousands march against country’s Covid measures
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Violent clashes in Belgium as tens of thousands march against country’s Covid measures

Nov 21st 2021, 5:44 PM 33,260 Views 107 Comments

There have been many anti-vaccination marches in European nations in recent days as one government after another tightened restrictions.

'An orgy of violence': Injuries reported after Dutch police open fire during Rotterdam Covid riot
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'An orgy of violence': Injuries reported after Dutch police open fire during Rotterdam Covid riot

Updated Nov 20th 2021, 12:35 PM 55,754 Views 108 Comments

The country has seen record numbers of infections in recent days and a new partial lockdown came into force a week ago.

Thousands protest against Covid restrictions in New Zealand
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Thousands protest against Covid restrictions in New Zealand

Nov 9th 2021, 7:46 AM 27,288 Views 45 Comments

The protest was peaceful, with demonstrators dispersing after performing a massed haka on the grounds of parliament.

Protesters set to take to the streets worldwide in climate marches
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Protesters set to take to the streets worldwide in climate marches

Nov 6th 2021, 8:05 AM 11,625 Views 30 Comments

Protests are taking place in the middle weekend of the international Cop26 conference in Glasgow.

Nationwide order for extra Garda patrols at homes of politicians and State officials
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Nationwide order for extra Garda patrols at homes of politicians and State officials

Oct 23rd 2021, 12:05 AM 25,311 Views 0 Comments
  • The move follows a number of protests outside the homes of high profile politicians and State figures.
  • Sources said the direction was drawn up having received detailed intelligence on the activities of anti-vaccine activists.
Protesters fill streets across Brazil to demand impeachment of president
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Protesters fill streets across Brazil to demand impeachment of president

Oct 3rd 2021, 9:39 AM 12,750 Views 3 Comments

Jair Bolsonaro has come under fire for his government’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic.

Call for new laws as group that protested at Tánaiste's home pledges to target every politician
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Call for new laws as group that protested at Tánaiste's home pledges to target every politician

Sep 22nd 2021, 12:05 AM 49,030 Views 70 Comments
  • Individuals who organised and attended these protests have pledged to continue with these types of demonstrations on a weekly basis, Michelle Hennessy reports.
  • The demonstrations have been widely condemned by both government and opposition politicians.
Israeli warplanes bomb Gaza after border clashes
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Israeli warplanes bomb Gaza after border clashes

Aug 22nd 2021, 11:25 AM 12,566 Views 23 Comments

The escalation comes three months since Israel and Hamas reached a truce following their deadliest fighting in years.

Fears grow Taliban are breaking promises to pardon opponents
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Fears grow Taliban are breaking promises to pardon opponents

Updated Aug 20th 2021, 5:59 PM 34,880 Views 44 Comments
  • US President Joe Biden is set to make a televised address about the evacuation effort.
  • A German civilian was shot on his way to the airport.
  • The Taliban conceded that some of their fighters were breaking into properties.
Protests following alleged rape and murder of nine-year-old girl in Indian capital
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Protests following alleged rape and murder of nine-year-old girl in Indian capital

Aug 5th 2021, 2:22 PM 23,350 Views 8 Comments

The nine-year-old girl was allegedly killed in a crematorium in south-west New Delhi – four men have been arrested.

Violence and protests continue ahead of funeral service for slain Haitian leader
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Violence and protests continue ahead of funeral service for slain Haitian leader

Jul 23rd 2021, 7:58 AM 6,874 Views 8 Comments

Jovenel Moise was assassinated in his private home on 7 July.

Cuba lifts customs restrictions on food and medicine after unprecedented protests
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Cuba lifts customs restrictions on food and medicine after unprecedented protests

Jul 15th 2021, 7:14 AM 13,575 Views 4 Comments

The change will be in effect until the end of the year.

Cuba blames US for unprecedented anti-government protests
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Cuba blames US for unprecedented anti-government protests

Jul 12th 2021, 8:27 PM 10,727 Views 24 Comments

The protests began on the weekend with large numbers taking to the streets on Sunday.

Thousands protest in Dublin calling for 100% redress for homeowners hit by Mica scandal
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Thousands protest in Dublin calling for 100% redress for homeowners hit by Mica scandal

Updated Jun 15th 2021, 5:45 PM 43,283 Views 71 Comments
  • The mica mineral present in concrete has caused cracks and fissures to form in 5,000-6,000 homes in primarily Donegal and Mayo.
  • The Mica Action Group (MAG) have called government action so far "disappointing and insulting".
Junta trial of Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi gets underway
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Junta trial of Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi gets underway

Jun 14th 2021, 1:45 PM 7,173 Views 0 Comments

The Nobel Peace Prize laureate is being charged with accepting illegal payments of cash and gold, among other charges.

Proposal to pardon jailed Catalan separatists sparks protests in Madrid
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Proposal to pardon jailed Catalan separatists sparks protests in Madrid

Jun 13th 2021, 5:25 PM 13,848 Views 13 Comments

As many as 25,000 people attended.

Second night of protests in Minneapolis over fatal shooting of man by US marshals
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Second night of protests in Minneapolis over fatal shooting of man by US marshals

Jun 5th 2021, 12:17 PM 25,673 Views 24 Comments

Winston Boogie Smith Jr died on Thursday night in Minneapolis.

Brazilians stage more protests against Bolsonaro
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Brazilians stage more protests against Bolsonaro

May 30th 2021, 10:27 AM 13,860 Views 19 Comments

The protests are focused on the Bolsonaro regime’s pandemic response, which has claimed more than 461,000 lives here.

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