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Iran Forcefully Clamps Down on Protests Against Growing Water Shortages

For two weeks the Iranian government tolerated growing protests over scarce water supplies in the central Iranian city of Isfahan,…

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Solomon Islands Protests: What’s Behind the Unrest?

MELBOURNE, Australia — Protests rocked the capital of the Solomon Islands on Thursday for the second straight day as rioters…

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2 Canadian Journalists Arrested at Indigenous Protest Are Freed on Bail

OTTAWA — Two journalists arrested at an Indigenous protest against a pipeline last week in western Canada were released Monday…

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As Covid Sweeps Europe Again, Nations Tighten Rules and Protests Erupt

BRUSSELS — Austria went into a major lockdown on Monday to try to break the strong fourth wave of Covid…

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Your Monday Briefing

Good morning. We’re covering the reinstatement of Sudan’s prime minister and the global race for cobalt. Abdalla Hamdok, Sudan’s prime minister…

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Thousands in Austria Protest Virus Lockdown and Vaccine Mandate

VIENNA — Chanting “freedom” and “resistance,” thousands of Austrians marched through the heart of Vienna on Saturday, united in their…

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How India’s Farmers, Organized and Well Funded, Faced Down Modi

NEW DELHI — Om Prakash relied on relatives and neighbors to tend his wheat and vegetable fields. He ate food…

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Thousands rally against coronavirus restrictions in Australia.

Thousands rallied in Melbourne and other Australian cities on Saturday to protest pandemic restrictions and vaccine mandates. In Melbourne, the…

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In Cuba, Desires for Food and Freedom May Spark a Rare Day of Protest

HAVANA — The line starts during the day and stretches into the night. In the dark before dawn, there are…

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Sudanese Security Forces Fire on Protesters as Military Tightens Grip

NAIROBI, Kenya — Sudanese security forces fired tear gas and live gunfire into crowds of demonstrators on Saturday, killing one…

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