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51 women entered Indian temple in January despite protests

More than 50 women have entered the revered Sabarimala temple in India's southern Kerala state in recent weeks, defying protests from orthodox Hindus.

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Breaking News: Sony Music drops R. Kelly after intense public pressure

After intense public pressure following the release of Lifetime’s explosive docuseries Surviving R. Kelly and protests outside of their New York office this week, Sony Music has decided to dissolve its working relationship with R. Kelly. However, the back catalog for the embattled artist, who faces accusations of sexual assault and ...

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Zimbabwe blocks Facebook, WhatsApp and Twitter amid crackdown

A coalition of human rights groups says at least 12 people have been killed in a week of protests.

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The Saturday Profile: Her Visit to a Men-Only Temple Went Smoothly. Then the Riots Started.

Bindu Ammini found a placid scene in the Sabarimala Temple, which for centuries had barred women of menstruating age. In the ensuing protests, 3,000 ...

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Gilets Jaunes: French 'flash-ball' row over riot-gun injuries

The government faces a wave of anger over police riot guns fired during yellow-vest protests.

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Sudan protests: Doctor and teen 'shot dead' during clashes

Government forces allegedly fired directly at demonstrators demanding the president's resignation.

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What is fueling Zimbabwe's protests?

In the Fall of 2017, Zimbabweans took to the streets in mass protests against a regime that was presiding over a broken economy and collapsing living standards.

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Spanish city protests against 'too friendly' devil sculpture

Residents of the Spanish city of Segovia say the sculpture is "exalting evil" by being so jolly.

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Internet blocked in Zimbabwe social media after protests

Zimbabweans said they were unable to access social media Tuesday after protests erupted over a sharp increase in fuel prices was announced by the government.

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Zimbabwe fuel protests: MDC opposition office torched

Several people have been killed and hundreds arrested following violent protests.

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Zimbabwe fuel hike protests turn violent

Protests have broken out in Zimbabwe's two main cities over a sharp hike in the price of fuel announced by the government.

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Zimbabwe fuel protests after prices more than double

Protesters took to the streets of the capital over the government's sudden fuel price increase.

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Zimbabwe protests after petrol and diesel price hike

President Emmerson Mnangagwa said the doubling of the petrol price hike will address fuel shortages.

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Taliban Official Tells VOA Peace Talks With US Stalled

The fledgling U.S.-initiated dialogue with the Taliban, aimed at ending the war in Afghanistan, has come to a halt, an insurgent spokesperson said Monday, apparently dealing a blow to renewed hopes for a much-needed Afghan peace. The disclosure comes as the chief U.S. negotiator, Zalmay Khalilzad, is visiting regional countries, including China, ...

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American-Founded Liberian Academy's Investigation Looms Over Parents

Parents of students at an all-girl American academy in Liberia are anxiously awaiting an investigation into allegations that the charity failed to act on signs of a staff member’s sexual abuse.  A 2018 expose published by the U.S.-based research ...

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Gilets Jaunes stage ninth round of protests in France

Thousands turn out across France for new "yellow vests" protests, with dozens of arrests.

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Sudan worshippers turn on imam over protests against President Bashir

"Lead us from this mosque!" one man tells the imam as protests against President Bashir grow.

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R. Kelly owes $80k in rent at Chicago studio where #MuteRKelly protests erupt as he parties for his birthday

  R. Kelly may be facing eviction from the Chicago music studio where many of his alleged crimes took place. According to TheBlast, he has two weeks to cough up $80,000 in back rent for the 8,000 square foot studio on Chicago’s West Side. He reportedly missed two balloon payments and failed to pay monthly […] The post R. Kelly ...

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Pompeo Calls for New Spirit of Cooperation Between US, Arab Allies

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Egyptian leaders Thursday on the third stop of his nine-nation tour of the Middle East. The top U.S. diplomat said his country was pulling out of Syria, but remained steadfast in its determination to fight terrorism. In a speech at the American University in Cairo, he maintained that the U.S. was a ...

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Letter from Africa: Why people keep cash under the mattress in Sudan

The wave of protests threatening President Bashir's 30-year rule have been caused by an economic decline.

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Israeli students suspected of terror offenses over Palestinian death

Several Jewish teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of terrorism offenses after a Palestinian mother was killed in a rock-throwing attack. The ...

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New Jersey man dies after begging police for help and water: ‘If I’m dead in an hour…they did it’

A man pleading for his life and seeking emergency help at a Paterson, N.J., police station as he breathed heavily and begged for water, died in a ...

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Kenyans mourn mass camel 'poisoning'

At least 94 animals, revered by pastoralist communities, die after drinking from an abandoned well.

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Pompeo Meets Top Iraqi Officials During Unannounced Visit to Baghdad

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with top Iraqi officials Wednesday during an unannounced visit to Baghdad. Pompeo's visit coincided with ...

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Gilets Jaunes: Head of French national debate Jouanno resigns

Chantal Jouanno steps down ahead of a national debate in response to the yellow-vest protests.

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Eyeing 2020, Harris Addresses Prosecutorial Past in Memoir

As she nears a decision on whether to seek the presidency, Sen. Kamala Harris is taking on what could be a hurdle in a Democratic primary: her past as a prosecutor. In her memoir published Tuesday, the California Democrat describes herself as a "progressive prosecutor" and says it's a "false choice" to decide between supporting the police and ...

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Mahmoud Abbas Fast Facts

Read CNN's Mahmoud Abbas Fast Facts and learn more about the Palestinian president.

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