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Tuesday 7 February 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# political unrest

Last month
January 2023
# Lima
Peru declares state of emergency in capital following severe protests
A state of emergency will be in effect for 30 days in response to the weeks-long protests which have killed 42.
All time
# political unrest
El Clasico postponed for security reasons
Next Saturday’s meeting between Barcelona and Real Madrid has been called off due to the Catalonia protests.
# Oxford Dictionaries
The Oxford Dictionary's word of the year is... 'Youthquake'
It has been used to describe young people driving political change.
# Robert Mugabe
Thousands of protesters turn out in Zimbabwe calling for resignation of Robert Mugabe
The marches will cap an unprecedented week in which generals seized power and put Mugabe under house arrest.
# Anti-government
Coordinator for Irish rights group among 57 arrested ahead of protests in Belarus
The head of the main opposition party was also arrested by police ahead of the protests in Minsk.
# pets on a plane
In an emergency situation your pet can now travel without its passport
Dog and cat owners can rest assured that if a natural disaster strikes or they are caught up in political unrest, they can now bring their pets home without clearing the usual inspections.