Sri Lanka's President Gotabaya Rajapaksa invokes the tough laws to "ensure public order" after a nationwide strike brought the South Asian island nation of 22 million people to a standstill amid weeks of unrest.
President Pedro Castillo announces lifting of curfew following protests against rising fuel prices, tolls and food prices in the Andean country.
Protests were held across the country this week for the president’s resignation, with thousands joining in immaterial of their status and standing.
Nearly a dozen unions have organised a nationwide two-day strike, with universal security coverage and an increased minimum wage on the list of demands.
Thousands of demonstrators took the streets mainly in the Spanish capital, Madrid, to protest against the rising cost of energy, food and fuel.
Government employees and thousands of public school teachers have rallied across the crisis-hit country in recent weeks, pressing for raises on salaries and better pensions.
Over 2,000 protesters gathered in central Tunis, following President Saied's decree establishing a new judicial watchdog that lets him dismiss judges or block their promotion.
Officers begin clearing the Ambassador Bridge area by taking down tents erected in traffic lanes as renewed demonstrations are expected to draw thousands more protesters out.
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Kazakhstan security forces have deployed on several places in downtown of Kazakhstan's biggest city Almaty amid fresh protests calls.
Questions remain unanswered after bloody Kazakhstan unrest where President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev accused on bandits and foreign militants.
The withdrawal comes only a week after the troops were deployed to the ex-Soviet nation on the request of its president, who was seeking to quell extremely violent mass protests over a hike in gas prices.
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