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Pakistan’s Shi’ite Hazara protest killing of 11 miners

Members of the Hazara minority in Pakistan's Quetta blocked a road and burnt tyres to protest against the killing of 11 miners from their community early on Sunday (January 3). The...

Teachers Protest Requiring Students to take STAAR Test this year

HOUSTON - Teachers across Houston-area school districts are protesting against the TEA (Texas Education Agency) for decisions to conduct standardized testing this school year. They argue that requiring students to take tests...

Armed anti-Trump protestors rally outside of city hall Wednesday

HOUSTON, TX - A group of demonstrators in T-shirts that read "Houston United Front Against Fascism" gathered outside Houston City Hall Wednesday evening to protest President Donald Trump's efforts to curb vote-counting in the 2020 election.

Multiple protests planned in Houston

HARRIS COUNTY, TX - The race is still ongoing as the entire world waits anxiously to see who will become the winner of the 2020 presidential election. According to officials tens of...

Thousands protest against Pinera government in Santiago

Buses and metro networks were partially restored for people to return to work but many opted instead to join the biggest demonstrations in years in what is normally one of Latin America's most stable countries. The crisis was sparked by...

Protest leaders in Ecuador accept talks with government as unrest roils capital

Minutes later, the mayor of Quito, Jorge Yunda, told local TV channel Ecuavisa that Moreno's government had decided to "analyse" a law Moreno passed last week that ended the fuel subsidies and triggered a backlash. The back-to-back announcements came as...

Shots fired during Venezuela teachers protest

Venezuelan teachers were assembled in front of the country's education ministry to demand higher wages when, according to local media, shots were fired by people driving by on motorcycles. A group of counter protesters also confronted the teachers with skirmishes...

Barricade burnt as Hong Kong protest heats up

The violence came on the fifth anniversary of a decision by China to curtail democratic reforms in the former British colony, which returned to China in 1997. Thousands took to the streets in the afternoon on a largely peaceful, meandering...

Bangladeshi Muslim activists protest against India’s ruling in Kashmir

Gathering outside the national mosque, Baitul Mukarram in the capital after Friday prayers, activists led by the 'Kashmir Solidarity Council Bangladesh' chanted slogans and held banners against Indian Prime Minster Narendra Modi's government, urging freedom in Kashmir. Participants said India's...
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Mayor Turner’s Statement on the States Cancer Cluster in Fifth Ward

HOUSTON -  Mayor Sylvester Turner issued the following statement today about the newly-released State Department of Health...
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Shooting investigation on Westheimer Road

HOUSTON - Houston police are investigating the shooting of a woman at 14027 Westheimer Road about 7 p.m. on Tuesday (January...

TABC suspends several Houston-area club permits due to COVID-19 violations

HOUSTON- The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC) has suspended three Houston businesses' liquor permits after investigators say they violated Governor Greg...

HAVE YOU SEEN HIM? An autistic man reported missing in northeast Houston

HOUSTON- The Houston Police Department is asking for help locating a 26-year-old male with minor autism and a learning disability who...

Indian villagers celebrate inauguration of Kamala Harris

Residents of the ancestral Indian village of Kamala Harris celebrated her inauguration as U.S. vice president on Wednesday (January 20) by setting...