Former Algerian prime minister Ahmed Ouyahia was questioned on Tuesday over corruption allegations, state TV reported, as the army chief vowed a widening investigation into deposed president Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s circle will not descend into score settling.
Hundreds of workers at Sudan’s banks and government offices, including the key oil ministry, went on strike for a second day on Wednesday to demand the country’s ruling generals step down.
Millions of Cubans took to the streets on Wednesday in protest over new sanctions imposed on the Caribbean island by the Trump administration and US efforts to topple the government of socialist ally Venezuela.
Demonstrations were held across the Bangladesh capital on Saturday for the tenth consecutive day after a teenager who accused a head teacher of sexually harassing her was burned to death.
French yellow vest protesters set fires along a march route through Paris on Saturday to drive home their message to a government they see as out of touch with the problems of the poor: that rebuilding the fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral isn’t the only problem France needs to solve.
The protesters were marking the 23rd straight weekend of “Yellow Vest” actions against economic inequality and President Emmanuel Macron's government, which they see as favoring the wealthy and big business at the expense of ordinary workers.
Sudanese demonstrators are expected to stage a “million-strong” march on Thursday to press for a civilian administration after talks with military rulers hit a snag.
The poorest 50 per cent of the global population are being hit hardest by climate change — but have done the least to cause it, the leaders of a protest that has paralysed parts of London said on Wednesday.
Protestors have torched businesses, hurled stones, and smashed the windows of government buildings. Police fired tear gas to break up crowds, and protestors tried to throw some canisters back.