UN calls for independent inquiry into Chile protester deaths

Chile's president orders another overnight curfew as violent protests show no sign of let up.

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    Chile's President Sebastian Pinera has promised to meet opposition leaders to create what he calls a "new social contract".

    Pinera is trying to appeal to protesters who have defied a military curfew for a third night.

    The demonstrations began over an increase in metro rail ticket prices, but turned into a movement against the government.

    The United Nations has called for an independent investigation after 11 people were killed in riots over the weekend.

    Al Jazeera's Teresa Bo reports from Santiago.


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