Algerians mark protest movement anniversary with fresh rallies

Thousands rally in Algiers and elsewhere to mark two years since the beginning of a mass movement that toppled the longtime president. Thousands of protesters marched in the Algerian capital and cities across the country to commemorate two years since the beginning of mass protests that culminated weeks later in the departure of longtime President […]

Huge rallies in Myanmar for ninth day as army steps up arrests

Tens of thousands of people have taken to the streets in Myanmar’s big cities for a ninth day of anti-coup demonstrations, as the country’s new military rulers rolled back laws protecting freedom and stepped up the arrests of politicians and activists. Engineering students marched through downtown Yangon, Myanmar’s biggest city, on Sunday, wearing white and […]

Myanmar protesters defy coup leader’s ban and continue rallies

Protesters in Myanmar have started gathering across the country’s largest city of Yangon for a fourth day, defying a ban on gatherings of five or more people and threats from coup leader Senior General Minh Aung Laing to take “action” against large rallies. In San Chaung township, dozens of teachers marched on the main road, […]

In Pictures: Mass arrests across Russia during Navalny rallies

Thousands of people have taken to the streets across Russia’s vast expanse to demand the release of jailed opposition leader Alexey Navalny, keeping up a wave of nationwide protests that have rattled the Kremlin. The police detained more than 1,000 protesters in cities across Russia’s 11 time zones, according to OVD-Info, a group that monitors […]

EU weighs response to Russian crackdown on pro-Navalny rallies

Tensions between the West and Russia have mounted after thousands were arrested at pro-Navalny rallies. The European Union will consider fresh sanctions on Russian individuals after more than 3,000 people were arrested across Russia on Saturday for protesting to demand the release of Kremlin critic Alexey Navalny. As EU foreign ministers arrived for the meeting […]

Mass Rallies Sweep Russia in Protests Over Navalny’s Arrest

MOSCOW — From the frozen streets of Russia’s Far East and Siberia to the grand plazas of Moscow and St. Petersburg, tens of thousands of Russians rallied in support of the jailed opposition leader Aleksei A. Navalny on Saturday in the biggest nationwide showdown in years between the Kremlin and its opponents. The demonstrations did […]

Turkey: Lira rallies after dramatic interest rate hike #duzline #duzlinenews #follow4follow

Turkey’s lira rallied after the country’s central bank met lofty expectations for a powerful interest rate hike to tame double-digit inflation. Turkey’s central bank ramped up its key interest rate by a whopping 475 basis points to 15 percent and pledged to remain tough on inflation on Thursday, meeting lofty expectations after President Recep Tayyip […]