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Egypt opposition debates Morsi concession
Egypt opposition debates Morsi concession

Egypt's main opposition parties were to meet late Sunday to decide whether to keep up street protests against President Mohamed Morsi after the Islamist leader made a key concession in the crisis dividing the nation.

Egypt opposition debates Morsi concession
Spanish health workers stage fresh protest against cuts
Spanish health workers stage fresh protest against cuts

Thousands of Spanish health workers clad in white medical garb marched in Madrid on Sunday in a fresh protest against government health cuts and privatisation plans, just days after a similar demonstration.

Spanish health workers stage fresh protest against cuts
Six hurt in Sudan protests over student deaths: AFP
Six hurt in Sudan protests over student deaths: AFP

Six people were injured on Sunday as Sudanese police clashed with hundreds of protesters showing support for four dead students originally from the conflict-plagued Darfur region.

Six hurt in Sudan protests over student deaths: AFP
Myanmar apologises to monks over mine protest injuries
Myanmar apologises to monks over mine protest injuries

Myanmar's government has apologised to senior Buddhist clerics over injuries sustained in a violent police crackdown on a rally at a Chinese-backed copper mine.

Myanmar apologises to monks over mine protest injuries
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Protests turn violent at trade talks in New Zealand

A protest aimed at disrupting Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade talks in New Zealand turned violent Saturday as demonstrators attacked security forces.

Protests turn violent at trade talks in New Zealand
Calm in Cairo after night of protest against Egypt's Morsi
Calm in Cairo after night of protest against Egypt's Morsi

The streets of Cairo were calm early Saturday after a huge but peaceful protest overnight against President Mohamed Morsi, who has greatly expanded his powers and is pushing for disputed constitutional reform.

Calm in Cairo after night of protest against Egypt's Morsi
Police clash with thousands of rioters in south China
Police clash with thousands of rioters in south China

Police in a south China city bordering Vietnam clashed with thousands of rioters who were protesting excessive brutality meted out to a suspected smuggler.

Police clash with thousands of rioters in south China
Shiite Muslims protest Pakistan govt in New York
Shiite Muslims protest Pakistan govt in New York

More than 1,000 Shiite Muslims marched in the streets of New York on Friday to voice their anger at the Pakistani government and the Taliban for what they called a "genocide" in their community.

Shiite Muslims protest Pakistan govt in New York
Obama expresses concern over Egypt deaths to Morsi
Obama expresses concern over Egypt deaths to Morsi

US President Barack Obama expressed "deep concern" Thursday over the recent deadly political protests in Egypt, in a call to his counterpart Mohamed Morsi.

Obama expresses concern over Egypt deaths to Morsi
Egypt's Morsi defies protesters, pushes on with referendum
Egypt's Morsi defies protesters, pushes on with referendum

Egypt's Islamist President Mohamed Morsi has defied calls to curb his sweeping powers or suspend proposed changes to the constitution.

Egypt's Morsi defies protesters, pushes on with referendum
Egypt crisis turns violent as five die in clashes
Egypt crisis turns violent as five die in clashes

Five demonstrators died overnight Thursday in the worst violence since Mohamed Morsi became Egypt's first Islamist president in June.

Egypt crisis turns violent as five die in clashes
Sun rises over Egypt protesters after palace siege
Sun rises over Egypt protesters after palace siege

Hundreds of protesters woke up Wednesday in front of the presidential palace, the new focus of protests against President Mohamed Morsi, as an already-polarised Egypt slipped deeper into crisis.

Sun rises over Egypt protesters after palace siege
Kuwait opposition to stage post-poll demo
Kuwait opposition to stage post-poll demo

The Kuwaiti opposition is to stage a demonstration at the weekend to protest against the new parliament which was elected amid a huge boycott.

Kuwait opposition to stage post-poll demo
South African Archbishop and Nobel Laureate Tutu. ©REUTERS
Desmond Tutu rejects Nobel Peace Prize for EU

Archbishop Desmond Tutu and two other Nobel Peace laureates have written to the foundation in protest at the decision to award the 2012 prize to the European Union.

Desmond Tutu rejects Nobel Peace Prize for EU
Bangladesh arrests fire factory managers amid protests
Bangladesh arrests fire factory managers amid protests

Thousands of workers protested for a third day Wednesday after Bangladesh's worst garment factory fire as police arrested three managers over claims they stopped employees from leaving the burning plant.

Bangladesh arrests fire factory managers amid protests
Egypt's leader under pressure as protesters decry power grab
Egypt's leader under pressure as protesters decry power grab

Tens of thousands have packed Tahrir Square to protest a power grab by Mohamed Morsi, piling pressure on Egypt's Islamist president as he faces his most divisive crisis since taking power in June.

Egypt's leader under pressure as protesters decry power grab
Tensions flare at political rally in Bangkok
Tensions flare at political rally in Bangkok

Thai police fired tear gas and detained dozens of people as tensions flared at an anti-government protest Saturday in Bangkok, the scene of several outbreaks of violent unrest in recent years.

Tensions flare at political rally in Bangkok
Egypt protesters tear-gassed as world concern mounts
Egypt protesters tear-gassed as world concern mounts

Anti-riot police fired tear gas on Saturday to disperse protesters camped out in Cairo's Tahrir Square as Western governments voiced growing concern over Islamist President Mohamed Morsi's assumption of sweeping powers.

Egypt protesters tear-gassed as world concern mounts
Naked protest as San Francisco bans nudity
Naked protest as San Francisco bans nudity

San Francisco lawmakers voted Tuesday to outlaw most public nudity, despite protests in the famously free and easy California city -- including a naked demo outside City Hall.

Naked protest as San Francisco bans nudity
Anti-gay marriage protesters rally in Paris
Anti-gay marriage protesters rally in Paris

Thousands of Catholics and other opponents of French government plans to legalise gay marriage and same-sex adoption marched in Paris on Sunday.

Anti-gay marriage protesters rally in Paris