Police use water cannon as thousands strike

Police used water cannon on protesters and there were reports of a few injuries Police in Myanmar’s capital Nay Pyi Taw have used water cannon on workers conducting a nationwide strike against a military coup. Thousands are taking part in a third day of street protests, calling for the release […]

Belarus police fire stun grenades at protesters as opposition threatens national strike

KYIV/MOSCOW (Reuters) – Belarusian police used stun grenades against protesters on Sunday as tens of thousands of people headed towards Independence Palace in the capital Minsk demanding that President Alexander Lukashenko resign. Protesters carrying the red-and-white flags of the Belarusian opposition movement scattered as loud bangs and flashes lit up […]