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    Protests, strikes in Greece over disputed labour law

    Agence France-Presse . Athens | Updated at 10:55pm on June 16, 2021

    Greece was hit by strikes Wednesday for the second time in a week ahead of street protests over a controversial labour law expected to be...

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    RMG worker killed, 35 injured during protests for dues

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 11:15am on June 13, 2021

    A female readymade garment worker was killed and 35 others injured as the police dispersed workers demonstrating for the payment of arrears on Dhaka-Tangail Highway...

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    Prosecutors seek 30-year sentence in George Floyd murder case

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:35pm on June 03, 2021

    Prosecutors on Wednesday asked a US judge to sentence the white former police officer convicted of murdering George Floyd, an unarmed Black man whose death...

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    Myanmar teachers, students set to defy junta threats

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 09:46am on June 01, 2021

    Schools in Myanmar will open on Tuesday for the first time since the military seized power, but teachers and students are set to defy the...

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    Brazilians stage more protests against Bolsonaro

    Agence France-Presse . Rio de Janeiro | Updated at 10:43pm on May 30, 2021

    Tens of thousands of people in Brazil staged another day of protest against president Jair Bolsonaro, in particular for his chaotic handling of the pandemic,...

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    BWDB engineers protest at attack on engineer

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:57pm on May 25, 2021

    Bangladesh Water Development Board engineers formed a human chain in front of the Pani Bhaban on Green Road in Dhaka on Tuesday to protest at...

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    Journalists to continue protests

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:11am on May 24, 2021

    Journalist bodies on Sunday said that they would continue their protests for establishing rights of journalists and withdrawal of the ‘false’ case filed against journalist...

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    Rozina released on bail amid protests

    Muktadir Rashid . Kashimpur in Gazipur  | Updated at 11:10am on May 23, 2021

    Journalist Rozina Islam on Sunday was released from Kashimpur Central Jail, several hours after a metropolitan magistrate court in Dhaka had granted her bail after...

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    ACC forms committee to probe 50 Hefazat leaders’ wealth

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:07pm on May 19, 2021

    The Anti-Corruption Commission on Wednesday formed a committee to probe into the wealth of over 50 Hefazat-e-Islam Bangladesh leaders, including its chief Muhammad Junayed and...

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    Anti-coup rebels say six dead in Myanmar clashes

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 03:33pm on May 16, 2021

    Six opposition rebels have been killed after days of clashes in Myanmar, an anti-junta defence force made up of civilians said Sunday, as Britain and...

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