Sudan’s protests point to weaknesses in Bashir’s rule

World 12/27/18, 01:32

Sudan's Omar Bashir fended off a march by opponents on his presidential palace in the capital, Khartoum, unleashing his security forces in hopes of putting an end to an Arab Spring-style uprising. But nearly a week of protests has pointed to the weaknesses threatening his 29-year hold on power.Despite the ...

Lawmakers call for detention camp reforms

Texas 11/29/18, 14:27

Lawmakers Thursday called for stricter background checks, more mental health support and a public hearing to further investigate problems at a massive detention camp for migrant teens raised by a federal watchdog report and an Associated Press investigation earlier this week. In this Nov. 15, 2018 photo provided by Ivan Pierre ...

5,000 French protesters angry over fuel taxes clash with police

Europe 11/24/18, 10:44

French police fired tear gas and water cannons to disperse protesters in Paris on Saturday, as thousands gathered in the capital and staged road blockades across the nation to vent anger against rising fuel taxes and Emmanuel Macron’s presidency. Thousands of police were deployed nationwide to contain the demonstrations, including a ...

Iran braces for oil sanctions after currency crash, protests

World 11/02/18, 02:09

Iran is bracing for the restoration of U.S. sanctions on its vital oil industry next week, as it grapples with an economic crisis that has sparked sporadic protests over rising prices, corruption and unemployment. The oil sanctions, set to take effect on Monday, will target the country's largest source of revenue ...

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