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Women’s Day march organisers probed for sedition

Police inform committee members they are also being investigated under the Peaceful Assembly Act.

Thousands march against Duterte on International Women’s Day

President Rodrigo Duterte has repeatedly made jokes about rape and said last year that when he was a teen he indecently 'touched' the family maid.

Australian rallies demand safe streets for women after Israeli student murder

The marches gathered some 3,000 people in Sydney, who in their chants demanded safe streets for women in Australian cities.

Trump, Pence lend support to thousands at anti-abortion demo

Trump says he will veto any legislation Congress sends to his desk that weakens the protection of human life.

Students march against traffic, demand PH fulfil PTPTN promise

They want the government to ease problems faced by students.

Iranian marchers chant “Death to America” on eve of US oil...

Thousands of students burned the Stars and Stripes, an effigy of Uncle Sam and pictures of President Donald Trump.

Massive Taiwan Gay Pride parade pushes key referendum vote

The theme of this year's march was to support pro-gay rights referendums.

Worried Britons to rally for new Brexit vote

The march on parliament is set to be a noisy and festive affair uniting tens of thousands in the seemingly hopeless task of convincing Prime Minister Theresa May to hold a second Brexit referendum.

Stand-off between police, pro-Umno group at Bukit Aman

Some 100 supporters of Pemantau Malaysia Baru are attempting to march to Parliament to protest alleged attempts to undermine Islam and the rights of Malays.

Thousands join London march to demand Brexit deal referendum

Protesters packed the main arteries of the capital, waving British, Irish and European flags and colourful banners to call for a "People's Vote" on the eventual deal in which Britain leaves the world's biggest trading bloc.

Guatemalan shop owners march in support of president

President Jimmy Morales has been accused of corruption for suspected illegal electoral campaign financing.

Chile’s students launch first protest under Piñera administration

The protest was targeted at profit-making in higher education.

Thousands march in Barcelona to protest jailing of separatist leaders

The march had been called by a platform set up in March to "defend Catalan institutions" and "the rights and fundamental freedoms" of its citizens.

Vigils, marches, prayers for 4th anniversary of Chibok kidnap

Fifty-seven escaped in the immediate aftermath and four years on, 112 are still being held -- a global symbol of the Islamist insurgency that has devastated the region.

French march against anti-Semitism after elderly woman’s death

Mourners were to gather in Paris on Wednesday for a silent march to condemn the gruesome killing of an 85-year-old Jewish woman, the latest of several anti-Semitic attacks that have rattled France's Jewish community.

Thai protesters demand army stop supporting ruling junta

The marchers demand that soldiers end their backing for the junta, which took power following a May 2014 coup, but also says they did not want another military takeover.

Report: Parliament to be dissolved between March 28 and 30

Daily says a new government will be in place before mid-May.

Thousands of Indian farmers march to Mumbai seeking government support

The 180-kilometre march from Nashik to Mumbai was organised by All India Kisan Sabha.

Women’s Day marches fill Latin America capitals to denounce femicide

Tens of thousands took to the streets of Buenos Aires and capital cities across Latin America Thursday to mark International Women's Day and protest against gender-based violence.

Our country’s progress is our progress, too

Sunday's Women Against Toxic Politics march saw women from every race, age and background making a stand for equality in Malaysia.

Street demo: 3 activists ordered to enter defence

They are alleged to have taken part in a street protest in front of Sogo shopping centre in 2015.

Tourism tax to be enforced from Sept 1

Only foreign tourists will be charged the RM10 tax for their stay in all types of hotels.

First Wednesday, and petrol prices come down

Price drops 17 sen for RON95, 19 sen for RON97 and 9 sen for diesel.

Petrol prices unchanged in March

Diesel however will cost 5 sen more at RM2.20 per litre.