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11 Saudi princes arrested over protests

Saudi authorities have detained 11 princes after they gathered at a royal palace in Riyadh in a protest against austerity measures that included suspending payment of their utility bills, Saudi media reported on Saturday.  

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Iran protests continue; 'iron fist' warning

Several Iranians were shot during  anti-government protests late Saturday, sources said even as Iran's Revolutionary Guards have warned protesters they will face the nation's "iron fist" if the unrest continues.

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Hundreds protest in Barcelona against Qatar

Hundreds of protesters gathered in Barcelona, Spain, on Sunday denouncing Qatar’s support of terrorism, a report said. The protesters, who included Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese, German, Dutch, and British citizens, c

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Protests over shootings block roads in US cities, arrests made

Protests against the shootings of two black men by police officers shut down main arteries in a number of US cities on Saturday, leading to numerous arrests, scuffles and confrontations between police and demonstrators. Undeterred

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Thousands take to streets across US to protest police violence

Thousands took to the streets of US cities on Friday to denounce the fatal shooting by police of two black men this week, marching the day after a gunman killed five police officers watching over a similar demonstration in Dallas.

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Thousands gather in London to protest against Brexit vote

Thousands of demonstrators marched through central London on Saturday in a raucous and colourful protest against last week's referendum vote to leave the European Union (EU). The marchers were nearly all young adults, and many

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Protesters cause traffic chaos at Heathrow airport

Activists opposed to the expansion of London's Heathrow Airport blocked an approach tunnel on Thursday by chaining themselves to a parked vehicle, bringing traffic chaos to Europe's busiest airport. Police said they had ar

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UK, India sign $13bn in deals despite protests

Britain and India welcomed more than £9 billion ($13.7 billion) in commercial deals during a visit by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, but his arrival was overshadowed by protests over a perceived rise in intolerance back home.

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Alba staff in row over promotions

Staff at Alba, one of the largest aluminium smelters in the world, are threatening to protest over alleged changes to the promotion system. The Alba Labour Union claims as many as 600 people could be affected by plans to reduce the cap on prom

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Alba staff in row over promotions

Staff at Alba, one of the largest aluminium smelters in the world, are threatening to protest over alleged changes to the promotion system. The Alba Labour Union claims as many as 600 people could be affected by plans to reduce the cap on prom

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