07/17 Public Protest Highlights

July 17, 2019

Here is  a selection of recent reports of public protests and democratic challenges around the world for this day.

Please look at tomorrow's or refer to yesterday's Newsography for additional reports. 

ASIA

  • Protests hammer Hong Kong economy: air travel, retail sales, hotels all hit
  • Dozens clash with police at gas price protest in Bangladesh capital

AMERICAS

  • Puerto Rico governor vows to remain in office after violent protests
  • Protesters block roads in Ecuador’s capital amid nat’l strike
  • Fresh opposition to Southern Copper’s billion-dollar project in Peru

CENTRAL ASIA

  • Participants of anti-Putin picket banned from leaving Kyrgyzstan
  • Kazakh Mothers Clash With Police Outside President's Offices

AFRICA

  • Zimbabwe’s civil servants protest pay as inflation hits 176%
  • US Issues Alert, Warns Citizens in Nigeria to Avoid Shiite Protest, Large Crowds

EUROPE

  • Clashes Erupt at New Garbage Protests in Moscow Suburb
  • France arrests 21 after hundreds of African migrants occupy Pantheon

MIDDLE EAST

  • Artists pull work from UK museum over Saudi arms sales
  • Pakistani traders strike over IMF austerity measures

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07/17 Climate Change Report

July 17, 2019

Here is  a selection of recent reports on our World Environment for this day.

Please look at tomorrow's or refer to yesterday's Newsography for additional reports. 

MIDDLE EAST

  • Heat in Kuwait high during coming days, moderate at nights
  • Israel: Brush fires rage throughout country, forcing residents from their homes

AFRICAS

  • New species of tree discovered in Tanzania mountains

ASIA & OCEANIA

  • S. Korea: Monsoon rain is back to wet the peninsula
  • Melting of Himalayan glaciers has doubled in recent years
  • More than three million children hit by severe flooding across India, Bangladesh and Nepal
  • Indonesia prepares for battle with fall armyworm
  • HCM City, Vietnam builds new climate-change response plan
  • Food Security: African Swine Fever Rapidly Spreading In Asia
  • Flood fury grips all of Assam, Indian Army called in for rescue
  • Taiwan: 30,000 troops placed on standby for tropical storm Danas

  • New Zealand Forest mast significantly boosts breeding of rare kākāriki
  • Parts of the Marshall Islands are more radioactive than Chernobyl and Fukushima, study finds

    EUROPE

    • Iceland Poised to Regrow Woods Hacked Out by Vikings
    • European farms, wildlife parched in post-heatwave drought
    • Zurich calls for help in fight against tiger mosquitoes
    • Yellow weather warning for Lisbon and Leiria
    • 3.9 earthquake felt in Albufeira
    • Drought alerts in France: Braces for new heatwave with mercury set to reach 40C 

    AMERICAS

    • Canada needs to triple the amount of protected land and water to tackle 'nature emergency': report
    • Quebec Islands has closest ever visit from a rare guest: the great white shark Brunswick
    • Dodging a Bullet This Time: Louisianans Worry Another Katrina Would Doom Them
    • Small quake hits Mexico City, no damage reported

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    07/17 Military Flashpoint Report

    July 17, 2019

    Here are the latest reports of Armed Conflicts around the world for this day.

    Please look at tomorrow's or refer to yesterday's Newsography for more. 

    ASIA

    • Pakistan arrests US-wanted terror suspect linked to Mumbai attacks
    • 9 dead, many injured in clash over land dispute in UP's Sonbhadra

    AFRICA

    • Nigeria: 10 Turkish Sailors Kidnapped Off Coast
    • South Africa: Troop Deployment to Cape Townships Vague, for 'Element of Surprise'

    MIDDLE EAST

    • Taliban militants suffer heavy casualties in Kandahar operations in past 4 days: 205th Atal Corps
    • Special Forces kill, detain 6 Taliban militants, rescue 3 civilians in Pul-e Khumri city
    • Afghan Special Forces detain 3 Taliban militants, destroy weapons cache in Faryab and Logar

    • Explosion in south Syria kills six soldiers: monitor
    • UAE Denies Reports of Oil Tanker Loss in the Strait of Hormuz

    • Yemen’s Houthis say they launched drone attack on Jizan airport
    • Saudi Arabia intercepts Houthi drone launched towards Jizan

    • PKK announces death of senior member, four fighters in Turkish airstrikes
    • Three people, incl Turkish Deputy Consul-General, killed in Erbil, Iraq shooting

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