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Two shot dead as Kenyan protests turn violent

Two shot dead as Kenyan protests turn violent

Jun 07, – Kenya’s opposition CORD alliance has staged protests almost every Monday since April to demand a shake-up of the country’s electoral commission ahead of presidential polls in August next year. At least two protesters were shot dead in Kenya on Monday as anti-government rallies turned violent, with police opening fire to disperse demonstrators […]

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Erdogan blames ‘dissidents’ as two die during protest in Turkey

Erdogan blames ‘dissidents’ as two die during protest in Turkey

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Thousands have joined anti-government rallies across Turkey since Friday, when police launched a pre-dawn raid against a peaceful sit-in protesting plans to uproot trees in Istanbul’s main Taksim Square. Since then, the demonstrations by mostly secular-minded Turks have spiraled into Turkey’s biggest anti-government disturbances in years, and have spread to many […]

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