Tag : PROTESTS

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Thousands march in Hong Kong on New Year’s Day, pledge to ‘keep fighting’

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HONG KONG (HeadlineNews) – Tens of thousands of anti-government protesters began marching in Hong Kong on New Year’s Day, demanding concessions from the city’s embattled
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Hong Kong police fire tear gas to break up Christmas Eve protest chaos

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HONG KONG (HeadlineNews) – Hong Kong riot police fired rounds of tear gas at thousands of protesters, many wearing masks and reindeer horns, after scuffles
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Paris Opera ballerinas, who retire at 42, kick up a fuss over Macron pension plans

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PARIS (HeadlineNews) – Ballerinas in white tutus danced scenes from Swan Lake on the forecourt of the Paris Opera on Tuesday to protest against President
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Pension protests cause new power cuts at French households: RTE

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PARIS (HeadlineNews) – French power grid operator RTE said on Thursday that an illegal act of sabotage that was likely to be linked to the
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Chinese Premier says Hong Kong not yet out of protest ‘dilemma’

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HONG KONG (HeadlineNews) – Chinese Premier Li Keqiang met with Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam in Beijing on Monday, saying the Asian financial hub was
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Iran says pro-government rally to show who ‘real’ Iranians are

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DUBAI (HeadlineNews) – A pro-government rally planned in Tehran on Monday will show the world who the “real” Iranians are, Iran’s Foreign Ministry said, voicing
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Record numbers vote in Hong Kong amid angry calls for democracy

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HONG KONG (HeadlineNews) – Record numbers of Hong Kong people voted on Sunday in district elections viewed as a barometer of support for city leader

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