Kazakhs rally against car ban in rare protest

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ALMATY, Nov 26 (Reuters) - Kazakhs waved banners, shouted "Freedom of choice!" and briefly scuffled with police on Sunday in a rare public outcry against state policies -- but this time the rally had little to do with politics. It was a government plan to ban cars with right-hand steering wheels that led dozens of protesters to defy strict rules on public gathering and rally in the commercial capital as temperatures plunged to -10 Celsius (14 Fahrenheit). Public protests are rare in the ...

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