Zimbabweans call for Robert Mugabe’s resignation at Harare rally

November 18, 2017 12:23 am
Zimbabweans call for Robert Mugabe’s resignation at Harare rally

Thousands of Zimbabweans have taken to the streets in the country’s capital of Harare, calling for the resignation of President Robert Mugabe after nearly four decades in power. An estimated 5,000 elated demonstrators marched through the capital city on Saturday, waving national flags and chanting slogans against the  93-year-old veteran […]

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Hundreds of angry Siemens workers vow fightback against mass job cull in Germany

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Hundreds of angry Siemens workers vow fightback against mass job cull in Germany

Employees of German industrial conglomerate Siemens demonstrate at the famed “Dyanomowerk” site in Berlin to protest against restructuring plans that include mass layoffs, November 17, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Hundreds of angry Siemens workers protested at the industrial behemoth’s historic Berlin factory Friday, in the first revolt against a mass […]

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Greece: Clashes break out on 1973 student revolt anniversary

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Greece: Clashes break out on 1973 student revolt anniversary

Clashes erupted between police and protesters in Greece on Friday during a demonstration marking the anniversary of the bloody Athens Polytechnic Uprising in 1973. Tensions grew in the capital’s district of Exarcheia when Antifa protesters hurled rocks and Molotov cocktails at police who responded with tear gas. More than 5,000 […]

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Turkish Interior Ministry to pay over $271,000 to man blinded in anti-government rally

November 13, 2017 2:00 am
Turkish Interior Ministry to pay over $271,000 to man blinded in anti-government rally

Burak Ünveren, a lecturer at Yildiz Technical University The Turkish Interior Ministry is going to pay over 270,000 dollars to an academic who went blind in one eye during a heavy-handed police crackdown on a demonstration against the ruling Justice and Development Party (AK Party) back in June 2013. Burak Ünveren, […]

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Hundreds of Italians protest against European Union, NATO

November 12, 2017 2:24 am
Hundreds of Italians protest against European Union, NATO

Hundreds of people have taken to the streets in Italy’s capital Rome to protest the policies of the European Union and the US-led NATO military alliance. The protesters rallied in central Rome on Saturday, chanting slogans and carrying placards that read, “No euro, no EU, no NATO,” and “Never Slaves.” […]

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60,000 attend far-right march on Poland’s Independence Day

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60,000 attend far-right march on Poland’s Independence Day

Far-right demonstrators burn flares and wave Polish flags during the annual march to commemorate Poland’s National Independence Day in Warsaw on November 11, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Tens of thousands of nationalist and fascist demonstrators have taken to the streets in the Polish capital of Warsaw, attending a rally on […]

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