“Unrest” in the news

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civil unrest
labor unrest
political unrest
social unrest
unrest among

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Washington Post
· Protests live updates: Calm returns to Portland after federal agents pull back  
PORTLAND, Ore. — The protests that have stretched on for 66 straight nights in downtown Portland may be reaching a turning point: The weekend brought none of the large-scale clashes, fueled by tear gas and fireworks, that marked the previous two months of unrest, a potential sign of calming tensions after the Trump administration pulled back federal law enforcement officers.
The Independent
· What is the latest Foreign Office travel advice?  
The FCO keeps individual country pages on its website regularly updated, with all the latest information and warnings about potential risks, such as political unrest, natural disasters and terror attacks.
· HSBC profit slump adds to bank sector virus woes  
It vocally backed a draconian national security law that Beijing imposed on Hong Kong in June to end a year of unrest and pro-democracy protests.
Washington Post
· When fascist aggression in Ethiopia sparked a movement of Black solidarity  
The New York City Police Department deployed 1,200 extra policemen on “war duty” to address the unrest.
The New York Times
· John Hume, Nobel Laureate for Work in Northern Ireland, Dies at 83  
His efforts were recognized when he shared the Nobel with the Protestant leader David Trimble in 1998, the year of the Good Friday peace agreement, which crowned his commitment to ending the seething unrest that had claimed more than 3,000 lives.
The New York Times
· These Conservatives Have a Laser Focus: ‘Owning the Libs’  
Republicans and the Trump campaign are pushing those themes again today, trying to use images of unrest from protests in Portland, Ore., and Seattle to paint a picture of lawlessness and disorder in Democratic-run cities.
· On Diversity, Silicon Valley Failed to Think Different  
The wave of national unrest around ingrained racism has called attention to the dearth of people of color across corporate America.
Washington Post
· Israel says it thwarted an attack on its northern border with Syria  
Israel said Hezbollah was behind that attack and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused the group’s patron, Iran, of stoking the unrest by “entrenching its military in our region.”
Hong Kong Free Press
· Exclusive: Wanted by Beijing, activist in-exile Wayne Chan says he won’t stop fighting for Hong Kong independence  
Having witnessed the protests and unrest over the ill-fated extradition bill last year, Chan said he had confidence in what Hongkongers can achieve.
· Outlander season 6 release date, cast, trailer, plot: When will series 6 be released?  
This will pick up after the fifth book which saw the political unrest heighten while the Frasers attempted to lead a peaceful life in North Carolina.