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Iranians hold nationwide protests against US Jerusalem al-Quds decision

December 8, 2017 11:48 pm
Iranians hold nationwide protests against US Jerusalem al-Quds decision

Large groups of Iranians have taken to the streets across the country to protest against US recognition of Jerusalem al-Quds as Israel’s “capital.” Protesters in the capital city of Tehran and other cities across the country staged anti-Israeli rallies after Friday prayers. US President Donald Trump on Wednesday defied global […]

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45,000 Catalans march in Brussels to support exiled leader

December 7, 2017 11:30 pm
45,000 Catalans march in Brussels to support exiled leader

A sea of around 45,000 pro-Catalonia protesters have demonstrated in Brussels to show support for the region’s deposed president Carles Puigdemont and urge the European Union to back its drive for independence from Spain. Demonstrators chanted “Wake up Europe!” and waved Catalonia’s red, yellow and blue Estelada separatist flag on […]

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Violence erupts in Honduras as vote results remain unclear

December 1, 2017 9:38 am
Violence erupts in Honduras as vote results remain unclear

Police in Honduras have violently clashed with the supporters of the main opposition presidential candidate, Salvador Nasralla, who has alleged that the vote results are being manipulated by his rival, incumbent President Juan Orlando Hernandez. Nasralla’s supporters poured onto the streets on Thursday and remained outside the electoral court’s headquarters […]

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About 300,000 protest proposed tax, pension reforms in Argentina

November 30, 2017 9:13 am
About 300,000 protest proposed tax, pension reforms in Argentina

Hundreds of thousands of Argentinean people have flocked to the streets in the country’s capital of Buenos Aires to express discontent over government-proposed labor, tax, and pension reforms. An estimated 300,000 protesters gathered outside the Argentine Congress in central Buenos Aires on Wednesday, denouncing what they called President Mauricio Macri’s […]

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Religious Pakistani group calls off protests after deal with government

November 27, 2017 2:18 am
Religious Pakistani group calls off protests after deal with government

Pakistani protesters from the Tehreek-i-Labaik Ya Rasool Allah group shout slogans during a protest in Islamabad on November 26, 2017. (Photo by AFP) A Pakistani religious group, whose supporters have been holding sit-ins and clashing with police, has ended the protests after the Islamabad government agreed to its demand for […]

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Dozens arrested at anti-war protest in Belgium

November 24, 2017 10:00 pm
Dozens arrested at anti-war protest in Belgium

Police in Belgium have arrested dozens of people protesting in the capital, Brussels, against the European Union (EU)’s plan to spend 40 billion euros on arms research and development amid the bloc’s austerity measures, Press TV reports. Dozens of anti-war activists staged a protest outside the venue of an arms […]

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More than 200,000 Spaniards urge ban on National Francisco Franco Foundation

November 23, 2017 10:30 pm
More than 200,000 Spaniards urge ban on National Francisco Franco Foundation

A man holds a sign reading “Rajoy, Mussolini, Hitler and Franco, the people are no longer here. Yes.” next to protesters during a protest outside the Generalitat Palace in Barcelona on November 2, 2017. (Photo by AFP) More than 200,000 Spaniards have signed a petition filed in parliament asking the […]

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Greek islanders protest detention of refugees on Lesbos

November 21, 2017 5:00 pm
Greek islanders protest detention of refugees on Lesbos

The residents of the Greek island of Lesbos hold banners as they demonstrate in the town of Mytilene, during a general strike to protest the long-lasting detention of asylum-seekers at a refugee center on the island, on November 20, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The residents of the Greek island of […]

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DC protesters march in unity with hurricane-hit Puerto Rico

November 20, 2017 10:00 pm
DC protesters march in unity with hurricane-hit Puerto Rico

Hundreds of protesters have marched in Washington, DC, to draw attention to the situation in hurricane-stricken Puerto Rico amid criticism that the Trump administration’s response has been inadequate.  Dubbed “The Unity for Puerto Rico March,” the event was attended by San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz and politicians like Representative Luis Gutierrez […]

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Clashes erupt in Kenya after discovery of 4 bodies in Nairobi slum

November 19, 2017 10:53 am
Clashes erupt in Kenya after discovery of 4 bodies in Nairobi slum

Supporters of Kenya’s opposition party National Super Alliance (NASA) clash with police during a demonstration on November 17, 2017 in Nairobi. (Photo by AFP) Clashes have once again erupted between Kenyan police and protesters after at least four dead bodies, allegedly belonging to opposition supporters, were found in a slum […]

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