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Why coronavirus sparked massive protests in Serbia

Why coronavirus sparked massive protests in Serbia

For many Serbs, it was the last straw: when the president announced the resumption of a weekend curfew to fight the coronavirus pandemic, thousands took to the streets in anger.Who are these protesters and what caused the outrage? And could the demonstrations,

Fourth day of virus protests in Serbia as virus cases spike

Fourth day of virus protests in Serbia as virus cases spike

Thousands protested for a fourth day Friday across Serbia over the government's handling of the coronavirus pandemic as officials condemned the demonstrations and announced a record jump in cases.Some demonstrators threw firecrackers and chanted nationalist s

MLS restarts with sombre ceremony, new virus fears

MLS restarts with sombre ceremony, new virus fears

Major League Soccer returned from its four-month shutdown on Wednesday with a sombre anti-racism demonstration and fresh fears another coronavirus-stricken team may be forced to withdraw.An injury-time winner from Portugal international and former Manchester U

Ethiopia violence death toll rises to 239

Ethiopia violence death toll rises to 239

The death toll from demonstrations and ethnic violence that erupted in Ethiopia last week following the murder of a popular singer from the Oromo ethnic group has risen to 239, according to a tally of police figures.Pop star Hachalu Hundessa, a hero to many Or

Political arrests follow protests that killed 166 in Ethiopia

Political arrests follow protests that killed 166 in Ethiopia

Five senior members of an opposition party representing Ethiopia's largest ethnic group, the Oromo, have been detained in a wave of political arrests following protests last week which left at least 166 dead. Violent demonstrations broke out in the capital Ad

Protestors try to topple statue outside White House

Protestors try to topple statue outside White House

A crowd of protestors tried to topple the statue of a former US president near the White House Monday evening as police responded with pepper spray to break up new demonstrations that erupted in Washington.A wave of nationwide rallies calling for racial justic