Sunday’s demonstration drew hundreds of thousands of people to the capital Khartoum to protest against a military coup on October 25 and a November 21 agreement signed to reinstate the Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok. Demonstrators converged on the presidential palace, where they attempted a sit-in before being dispersed after sundown.Continue Reading

LIMA, Peru — The Inter American Commission on Human Rights said Wednesday that Peru’s military and police forces used excessive force to quell violent anti-government protests, and that they should be investigated as possible extrajudicial executions and massacres. The commission, an autonomous arm of the Organization of American States, saidContinue Reading

French workers headed to the streets across the country on Monday, as the annual May Day demonstrations in France coincided with smoldering anger over an unpopular pension overhaul that President Emmanuel Macron pushed through last month. From Le Havre in the north to Marseille in the south, tens of thousandsContinue Reading

BRUSSELS — European Union ambassadors agreed on Friday to allow Ukraine’s grains into the bloc free of tariffs for another year, while granting more than $100 million in aid for farmers in neighboring E.U. countries where crop prices have collapsed with the flood of cheaper imports. Four of those countriesContinue Reading

BRUSSELS — Ukraine’s grains will continue to enter the European Union tariff-free for another year despite protests from neighbors such as Poland, which have seen their own farmers hurt by the influx of cheaper foodstuffs. European Union ambassadors meeting in Brussels on Friday agreed to extend the tariff-free access thatContinue Reading

Riot police guard the Constitutional Council building during a demonstration against pension reform in central Paris, France, on Thursday, April 13, 2023. French unions are held strikes and protests on Thursday against President Emmanuel Macron’s pension reform, seeking to maintain pressure on the government before a ruling on the law’sContinue Reading