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Macron pension reform: France paralysed by biggest strike in years

France's largest nationwide strike in years has severely disrupted schools and transport. Workers are angry about planned pension reforms that would see them retiring later or facing reduced payouts.

Petrol bombs tossed at police in Hong Kong protests

A group of hardcore protesters threw petrol bombs at a police station as violence flared in Hong Kong during a banned march that drew tens of thousands.

Hong Kong protests: Police and protesters clash

Hong Kong has seen a second day of violent clashes between police and pro-democracy demonstrators who are also angry at alleged police brutality.

Hong Kong police evict Parliament protesters

Police firing tear gas have evicted protesters who ransacked the parliament in a protest on the anniversary of the transfer of sovereignty of Hong Kong to China from Britain

#Justice4Adib: The sorrow of a father

Without a word, Mohd Kassim Abdul Hamid made his was to the Kuala Lumpur Hospital (HKL) from the National Heart Institute (IJN) where the post-mortem will be conducted on his dear son, Muhammad Adib who succumbed to his injuries after being brutally assaulted during the Seafield Sri Maha Mariamman temple riot.

Macron promises wage rises and tax cuts amid Yellow Vest protests

President Emmanuel Macron promised a 100-euro monthly rise in France's minimum wage among a series of measures aimed at placating the Yellow Vest protest movement.

France protests: Eiffel Tower to close on Saturday amid Paris riot...

The Eiffel Tower in Paris is to close on Saturday amid fears of further street violence from "yellow vest" anti-government protests.

Thousands protest violence against women in Tel Aviv

Thousands of people protested violence against women in Tel Aviv on Tuesday evening, after the apparent killings of two young girls last week, local media reported.

French government backs down on tax rises that sparked protests

French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe announced on Tuesday a six-month suspension of fuel tax hikes that have triggered widespread and sometimes violent protests.

55 killed in border protests on Gaza’s bloodiest day in years

At least 55 Palestinians were killed Monday and more than 1,000 others injured when Israeli forces fired on demonstrations along Israel's border with the Gaza Strip.