Guatemala

Thousands protest end of anti-graft body in Guatemala

Thousands block highways in first of week-long actions against president's decision to not renew anti-graft body mandate

Guatemala: Indigenous protest against Morales' CICIG decision

Iraq

In Basra, PM Abadi condemns 'unacceptable' Iran consulate attack

Protests demanding jobs and an end to corruption broke out in July in Basra before spreading to other parts of Iraq.

India

India opposition stages protests against fuel price

School, colleges and businesses shut and highways blocked as part of nationwide strike organised by opposition parties.

India: Opposition parties stage protests against high fuel prices

Nicaragua

UN to debate Nicaragua unrest after human rights team expelled

Turmoil over the last five months has killed nearly 300 people with more than 2,000 wounded after government crackdown.

Yemen

Protests continue in Aden over Yemen's ailing economy

More protests took place in southern Yemen over the government's failure to take measures against rising prices and the collapse of the currency.

Iraq

Deadly Basra clashes as government office torched

Six killed and a dozen wounded as demonstrations escalate over abysmal government services in the southern province.

Iraq: Deadly Basra clashes as protesters torch government office

Nicaragua

Dissident police in Nicaragua: 'Prisoners or dead men'

Police officers speaking out against government's crackdown or asking to resign, face threats, arrest and even death.

Opinion

What should Iraq's government do to address public anger?

An IMF-dictated liberalisation will not solve Iraq's problems. The country needs a 'third way'.

Harith Hasan

by Harith Hasan

Harith Hasan

Egypt

Egypt: Opposition calls for release of former diplomat

Maasoum Marzouk was arrested on Thursday after calling for a referendum on President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi's rule.

Egyptian opposition calls for release of former diplomat Marzouk

Iraq

Iraqi protest against unsafe water in Basra

Anger has again reached the streets of Basra after contaminated water sent hundreds to hospital.

Nepal

One dead in Nepal rally demanding action over teen's rape, murder

Police fired at angry protesters in western city of Mahendranagar, killing a teenage boy and injuring dozens.

One dead in Nepal rally demanding action over teen's rape, murder

Egypt

Egypt: Former diplomat arrested after call for referendum on Sisi

Maasoum Marzouk also proposed release of all political prisoners and protests at Tahrir Square if demands weren't met.

Egypt: Former diplomat arrested after call for referendum on Sisi

Uganda

Uganda: The changing face of political opposition

President Museveni has taken to social media to justify the detention of opposition politicians and their backers.

Uganda: The changing face of political opposition

Uganda

Ugandan police clash with opposition protesters

Officers fire tear gas, live rounds at anti-government demonstrators seeking release of detained politicians.

Ugandan police clash with opposition protesters