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Protests erupt over Paraguay’s handling of COVID-19

Protesters have clashed with police in Paraguay’s capital, as anger over the government’s handling of the coronavirus crisis boiled onto the streets, with shops ransacked and cars set on fire. Security forces fired rubber bullets and tear gas on hundreds of rioters who gathered around the Congress building in downtown[…]

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Nigerian president warns protestors

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari spoke to the nation about the unrest that has gripped the country in recent days without making any mention of the deadly shooting of peaceful protesters that prompted international outrage. Buhari called on Nigerians to stop demonstrating and engage with the government in a short televised[…]

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Thailand shuts down online TV channel, as protests continue

Thai protesters raised three-finger salutes to the national anthem at public places across Bangkok on Tuesday as anti-government rallies continued and the government ordered an online TV channel to close over its coverage of the demonstrations. The authorities imposed emergency measures banning gatherings of more than four people last Thursday[…]

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