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KINSHASA, Congo | Supporters of Congo candidate gather to denounce ‘fraud’

KINSHASA, Congo—Jan 11, 2019—Hundreds of supporters of spurned Congo opposition candidate Martin Fayulu gathered in the capital on Friday to denounce what they called “the people’s stolen victory” in the presidential election. A heavy police presence was on hand as Fayulu was expected to speak. A businessman and vocal campaigner against Congo’s widespread corruption, Fayulu … Continue reading KINSHASA, Congo | Supporters of Congo candidate gather to denounce ‘fraud’

PARIS | The Latest: Paris police, protesters in minor scuffle

PARIS  — The Latest on France protests (all times local): 11:30 a.m. A minor scuffle has broken out between protesters and police in Paris during demonstrations by the “yellow vest” movement, with police briefly using pepper spray to disperse a crowd. The scuffle broke out on the Champs-Elysees boulevard in the French capital late Saturday … Continue reading PARIS | The Latest: Paris police, protesters in minor scuffle

PORTLAND, Ore. | Heavy police presence as right-wing rally begins in Portland

PORTLAND, Ore.— A right-wing group and self-described anti-fascist counter-protesters rallied in Portland, Oregon, Saturday as police tried to prevent the gatherings from turning violent as they have before. Demonstrators aligned with Patriot Prayer and an affiliated group, the Proud Boys, gathered around mid-day in a riverfront park. The hundreds of opposing demonstrators faced them from … Continue reading PORTLAND, Ore. | Heavy police presence as right-wing rally begins in Portland

Tunisian women march for equal inheritance rights

TUNIS, Tunisia/March 11, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Tunisian women have demonstrated to demand equal inheritance rights, amid national debate over the issue that has reverberated around the Muslim world. Under a heavy police presence, they marched to parliament Saturday in Tunis to demand a law guaranteeing equal inheritance for daughters and sons. The current system based … Continue reading Tunisian women march for equal inheritance rights