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US lifts hold on military aid to Bahrain after crackdown

The United States said Monday it was resuming security aid to Bahrain`s military forces, citing "meaningful progress" on human rights four years after the kingdom`s deadly crackdown on anti-government protesters.

One killed in ongoing Bangladesh protests

Anti-government protesters in Bangladesh targeted policemen with petrol bombs in the capital Dhaka and attacked public transport buses elsewhere, as the death toll in the ongoing political unrest today rose to 27.

Anti-government protesters clash with Haiti police

Thousands of people marched through Haiti's capital demanding that long-delayed elections be held and calling for the president and prime minister to resign.

Protesters press fresh murder charges against Pakistan PM

 Anti-government protesters in Pakistan have pressed fresh murder charges against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, police confirmed Wednesday, as demonstrations that rocked the capital last month appear to lose steam.

Police fire tear gas at Istanbul anti-government protesters

Turkish riot police fired tear gas and water cannon to disperse thousands of demonstrators in Istanbul protesting against corruption allegations that have ensnared cabinet ministers.

Police clash with anti-government protesters in Dhaka

Police in Bangladesh fired rubbers bullets and tear gas shells to disperse protesters.

Malawi appoints new Army chief after crackdown

The appointment raises speculation about the loyalty of the impoverished African nation`s military.

Over 200 Indians met Bahrain`s foreign minister

Over 200 members of the Indian community in Bahrain met the country`s FM and expressed concern over the situation in the country, which has been marked by clashes between security forces and anti-government protesters.

Anti-government protesters head for Bangkok

Thousands of red-shirted, anti-government demonstrators converged on the Thai capital from the north and northeast on Saturday, vowing to oust the government in a mass, do-or-die display of muscle.

Iran puts 16 anti-government protesters on trial

Iran put on trial on Saturday 16 anti-government protesters, including two women, who were arrested on the Shi’ite mourning day of Ashura, the official IRNA news agency reported.