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Iran: 50% hike in price and rationing of petrol triggers fresh protests

Protests erupted in Iran after the government unexpectedly announced it was rationing petrol and increasing its price. At least two people have been killed. Prices rose by at least 50% on Friday as subsidies on petrol were reduced. Under the new measures, each motorist is allowed to buy 60 litres (13 gallons) of petrol a […]