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US, Europe stocks enjoy relief rally after midterm vote

Stock markets on both sides of the Atlantic charged higher Wednesday after the US midterm elections produced no major surprises, triggering a relief rally.

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.

Taxi drivers warned not to violate Peaceful Assembly Act

Police issue warning following a rally planned for next Wednesday by taxi drivers objecting to the e-hailing service.

Tens of thousands stage anti-racism march in Berlin

Organisers said at least 242,000 people turned out for the rally.

Family of Prince demands Trump stop using his music

The complaint adds Prince to a long line of musicians or their representatives who have objected to Trump blasting out their tunes at his public rallies.

Lynas workers, contractors rally to demand fairness in govt’s review

They also want the prime minister to consider their plight as they may lose their jobs.

Thousands gather across Europe to back migrant rescue ship

Frontline state Italy has clamped down on asylum-seekers under far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini.

20,000 rally for Scottish independence as Brexit looms

Representatives from English Scots for Yes, a group set up to dispel the notion that Scottish nationalism is 'anti-English', were also present.

Myanmar youth, journalists demonstrate against jailing of Reuters reporters

The protesters released black balloons printed with the words "Free Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo".

‘Melayu Bangkit’ rally the last thing we need, say ex-servicemen

The National Patriots Association hits out at Umno leaders for claiming Pakatan Harapan does not protect the interests of Malays and the Malay rulers.

Time for all of us to ‘bangkit’, not just the Malays

The “Melayu Bangkit” rally would have been more useful if the organisers had galvanised the Malays to make full use of government initiatives to help uplift the Bumiputeras.

Rule of Law and the ‘Melayu Bangkit’ rally

Something serious has to be done to discourage the stoking and fomenting of issues centred around race and religion.

Only retirees and elitists are against PTMP, says group

A group backing Penang's transport plan presents a memo to the chief minister, saying the state should have gone ahead with the project a long time ago.

Janet Jackson, Cardi B to play festival for foreign aid

Cardi B and Janet Jackson will headline the festival in New York in support of preserving international aid to eradicate extreme poverty.

Hundreds protest over Hong Kong’s move to ban separatist political party

Organizers said 1,200 protested, while the police estimated 600 attended at the peak.

Death toll in Pakistan election rally bombing rises to 149

The suicide attack just outside the town of Mastung was claimed by the Islamic State.

Istanbul’s gay, transgender community hold smaller rally, after pride march banned

The march used to see tens of thousands of people parade down Istanbul's main Istiklal street, but Sunday's rally drew a much smaller crowd.

Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protesters defiant, but rally turnout hits a low

Hong Kong's opposition has lost much steam in the past year, which saw elected pro-democracy legislators disqualified and some of the most prominent activists jailed.

US to send FBI experts to investigate Ethiopia blast

Thirty people have been arrested on suspicion of involvement in the attack that killed two and wounded 156 in Addis Ababa's packed Meskel Square. Nine police officers have also been detained over the security lapse, officials said.

Second person dead, 30 arrested, after Saturday’s grenade attack at Ethiopia...

The attack in Addis Ababa injured over 150.

Cops to probe rally at Batu Caves

A commotion broke out at the rally which was held to express concerns over the temple's internal management problems.

Romanian ruling party leader sentenced, thousands rally

Liviu Dragnea of the Social Democrats was sentenced to three and a half years in prison for inciting others to abuse of office.

Germany’s far-right AfD offers members cash to travel to protest

The protest rally in Berlin is in opposition to mass migration.

Anwar criticises MPs lobbying for Cabinet positions

PKR de facto leader says they should be grateful they had won in this general election.