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# Exploitation
Northern Ireland paramilitaries coercing young people into crime
Young people were being ordered to take part in rioting during unrest in 2021, the Children’s Commissioner said.
# Riots
Iran doubles official toll for Tehran prison fire deaths to eight
An government news agency claimed clashes at the prison were unrelated to protests about the death of Mahsa Amini
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Iran tells Europe to take a 'realistic approach' to Mahsa Amini protests
Iran is preparing for another day of unrest today, as demonstrators are expected to take to the streets in large numbers.
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Nigerian forces hunt gunmen who killed 50 at church
No-one has claimed responsibility for the killings.
# Civil Unrest
Shoot-on-sight orders issued in Sri Lanka amid deadly violence
Sri Lanka is suffering its worst economic crisis since independence in 1948.
# Armenia
Thousands rally in Armenia against Karabakh concessions
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.
# Kazakhstan
Russia-led troops begin pullback from Kazakhstan after quelling unrest
Peacekeepers were deployed to the country after protests over fuel prices turned into unprecedented violence.
# Almaty
Kazakhstan detains nearly 1,700 more after violent unrest
The additional detentions, reported by authorities in Almaty, which was hardest hit by the turmoil, takes the total number of arrests to about 12,000.
# Kazakhstan
Kazakh leader says Russian-led troops will pull out after quelling unrest
President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has blamed the unrest on foreign-backed “terrorists”.
# unrest
Explainer: What led to the crisis in Kazakhstan and what's happening now?
Order has been restored in the former Soviet state after dozens of deaths and the deployment of Russian troops.
The protests began after fuel prices doubled and tapped into wider discontent in the oil-rich Central Asian nation.
A harsh clampdown saw a 'shoot to kill' policy implemented and the deployment of Russian troops in Kazakhstan.
The Department of Foreign Affairs issued advice to Irish citizens in the country.
# Kazakhstan
More than 160 reported dead in Kazakhstan following week of unrest
Fuel price rises sparked the unrest that broke out in the country a week ago.
# Kazakhstan
Putin and Kazakhstan's president discuss steps 'to restore order' following unrest
It comes after the former head of the country’s domestic security agency was detained on suspicion of treason.
# Fuel Prices
Kazakhstan's president rejects calls for talks and tells forces to 'shoot to kill' without warning
The interior ministry said earlier that 26 “armed criminals” had been killed and 18 wounded in the unrest.
# Kassym-Jomart Tokayev
Violent protests break out in Kazakhstan as President vows 'tough' response
Hundreds have been arrested in protests that started after a fuel price hike.
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# Protests
Unrest and protests spread over Europe as new Covid-19 restrictions come in
Austria reported over 15,000 new Covd-19 cases on Saturday.
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Liverpool ‘satisfied Naby Keita is safe’ as they work to get him out of Guinea
The 26-year-old was on international duty in his homeland when an apparent military coup took place.
# Afghanistan
Taliban claim to capture Kandahar, Afghanistan's second-largest city
The UK government is also sending troops to Afghanistan to help its embassy staff leave the country.
# Kais Saied
Tunisia on edge as president suspends parliament and fires prime minister
Police intervened on Monday to prevent clashes outside the parliament building.
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Israeli police face off with Palestinians as Jerusalem violence continues
Israeli nationalists plan to parade through the Old City today in an annual flag-waving display for Jerusalem Day.
# unrest
Arlene Foster: Loyalist concerns cannot be dismissed as ‘nonsense’
Foster said some claims of unfair treatment were not true but she said perceptions must be addressed.
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Trump backers demand that Michigan vote centre ‘stop the count’
Protests by Trump supporters took place in multiple locations, whereas other marchers demanded every vote must be counted.
# unrest
Thailand’s prime minister refuses to quit in face of mass protests amid state of emergency
The emergency was declared in the capital following months of protests.
# Hong Kong
China passes controversial Hong Kong security law after anti-government protests
Human rights groups have warned the law could target opposition politicians.
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Sam Burgess accuses ex-coach Mike Ford of trying to 'sabotage' Stuart Lancaster as England boss
Burgess called Ford a ‘snake’ as he opened up about England’s dreadful 2015 World Cup campaign.
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13-year-old boy killed as fifth week of violence begins in Chile
23 people have now been killed during weeks of unrest in the country.
# Protests
Hong Kong police officer shot with arrow as violence escalates
Protesters also set an overhead footbridge on fire.
# unrest
One million Chileans take to streets to demand resignation of president Sebastian Pinera
It was the seventh day in a week of protests that has seen 19 people killed.
# unrest
Explainer: How did protests over metro fares in Chile lead to days of violent fatal clashes?
Yesterday, a four-year-old child was killed during the latest round of protests.
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Pochettino 'realistic' about Tottenham situation after big Champions League win
The Spurs boss isn’t letting it distract him from recent issues, but believes the club have learned from tough times.
# Santiago
Chile orders new curfew as unrest death toll hits 11
The unrest started after protests against a public transport price hike escalated.
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Chile extends state of emergency as unrest death toll hits seven
The unrest started after protests against a public transport price hike escalated.
# unrest
Teenager in serious condition after being shot in fresh Hong Kong protests
The incident is understood to have triggered another wave of mass protests overnight.
# unrest
Hong Kong police fire tear gas as clashes return to city following days of peace
The protests ended a nearly week-long period of peace in the semi-autonomous region.
# unrest
US 'deeply concerned' by Chinese paramilitary on Hong Kong border
The US also urged Beijing to honour the territory’s autonomy as pro-democracy protests continued.
# Explainer
How escalating tensions in Hong Kong have brought one of the world's busiest airports to a standstill
Tensions have been simmering for months in Hong Kong, sparked by a proposed extradition bill with China.
# democratic transition
Sudan wants the international community to back its new military rulers
The plea came from its foreign ministry.
# unrest
'Your move': Seven cabin crew unions write to Ryanair shareholders demanding an end to unrest
The letter sent to the shareholders was signed on behalf of seven cabin crew unions – two Spanish, two Belgian and, two Italian and one Portuguese.
# unrest
Iran warns protesters they will 'pay the price' after third night of mass demonstrations
Two people have been killed and dozens injured.
# unrest
'We are profoundly sorry': Spanish government apologises for Catalan referendum violence
Spanish police have been criticised for violent scenes during Sunday’s referendum.
# unrest
Barcelona win behind closed doors amid referendum turmoil
Goals from Messi and Busquets sealed the victory, while some Barca fans threatened a peaceful pitch invasion.