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BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombian police clashed with small numbers of protesters and some public transport infrastructure was damaged in Bogota on Tuesday after a renewal of demonstrations.
VERSAILLES, France (Reuters) - Protesters seeking to scupper reform of France's pension system scuffled with police on Monday near the Palace of Versailles, outside Paris, where President Emmanuel Macron was due later to pitch France as an investment destination to global executives.
Chinese tech giant Tencent Holdings said it will step up its investment overseas and in industries such as smart retail, having already invested in more than 800 companies.
HONG KONG: Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam’s government again pushed back on a key demand of protesters as a downtown rally turned violent, showing the unrest that began last June still has no end in sight.
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanese security forces fired water cannons, rubber bullets and tear gas on Sunday to try to break up stone-throwing protesters in Beirut, which has been rocked by some of the worst violence since unrest erupted in October.
HONG KONG: Hundreds of protesters in China-ruled Hong Kong gathered in a central park on Sunday to call for democratic reforms in a peaceful rally as police stopped and searched people on nearby streets and in metro stations.
BEIJING: A woman who was allowed to drive her luxury Mercedes SUV into Beijing's Forbidden City has sparked outrage in China over the privileges and arrogance of the rich and powerful.
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Cat-and-mouse clashes between Lebanon's security forces and protesters wounded scores of people on a night of violence that rocked central Beirut on Saturday.
HONG KONG: An off-duty riot police officer has become the first from the force to be arrested for suspicion of involvement in anti-government-related activities after a group he was part of were apprehended early Friday morning, police said on Saturday (Jan 18).
BOGOTA (Reuters) - Protests against the social and economic policies of Colombian President Ivan Duque will restart with more intensity this year, a top union leader said.