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Millions turn out for second day of Women’s March to protest Trump

January 22, 2018 4:36 am
Millions turn out for second day of Women’s March to protest Trump

Protesters at the Women’s March Anniversary “Power To The Polls” event, January 21, 2018 at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by AFP) Millions of protesters have turned out for the second day of the Women’s March, a nationwide series of protests against US President Donald Trump marking the […]

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Thousands of Greeks protest over Macedonia name row

January 21, 2018 12:23 am
Thousands of Greeks protest over Macedonia name row

People holding flags of Greece take part in a demonstration to protest against the use of the name Macedonia following the developments on the issue with the neighboring country, in Thessaloniki, January 21, 2018. (Photo by AFP) More than 50,000 protesters massed in the streets of northern Greece’s biggest city […]

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Mexicans protest United States President Donald Trump’s anti-immigration policies

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Mexicans protest United States President Donald Trump’s anti-immigration policies

Protesters have staged a peaceful rally in the Mexican capital against United States President Donald Trump’s immigration policies, which have adversely affected Mexicans and people from many other countries. The protesters gathered outside the US Embassy in Mexico City on Saturday, marking the end of Trump’s tumultuous first year in […]

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Thousands of protesters march across US to protest President Donald Trump, promote women’s rights

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Thousands of protesters march across US to protest President Donald Trump, promote women’s rights

Thousands of protesters have taken to the streets and landmarks in major cities across the US, including its capital of Washington, DC, to rally against President Donald Trump and show support for women’s rights, calling on citizens to get engaged on issues such as racial equality, sexual abuse, gun violence and […]

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Romanians protest corruption after parliament passes contentious law

January 20, 2018 12:01 am
Romanians protest corruption after parliament passes contentious law

Protesters hold Romanian flags to welcome protesters arriving from the western town of Timisoara, at the Gara de Nord, the main railway station in Bucharest, Romania, January 20, 2018. (Photo by AP) Romanians are gathering to protest against legislation passed by the parliament which critics say will make it harder […]

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French police clash with striking prison guards

January 19, 2018 1:52 am
French police clash with striking prison guards

French police (R) stand near prison guards and burning wooden pallets as the guards block access to Vendin-le-Vieil prison to demand tighter security, January 16, 2018. (Photo by AFP) French police fired tear gas to break up a picket line of striking prison guards outside Europe’s biggest prison on Friday […]

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Tunisian government proposes reforms after unrest

January 14, 2018 11:39 pm
Tunisian government proposes reforms after unrest

Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi (C) attends a meeting with representatives of political parties, unions, and employers on January 13, 2018 in the capital, Tunis. (Photo by AFP) The Tunisian government has proposed a range of socioeconomic reforms to the parliament in an apparent attempt to ease public discontent, which […]

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Greek capital of Athens comes to standstill amid strike

January 12, 2018 2:18 am
Greek capital of Athens comes to standstill amid strike

Police guard a side exit of the Greek Ministry of Finance in Athens on January 11, 2018, during a protest by All-Workers Militant Front (PAME) unionists against a law submitted to the parliament that includes strike restrictions as part of the Greek austerity measures. (Photo by AFP) The Athens subway […]

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Thousands demand President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski’s ouster in Peru

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Thousands demand President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski’s ouster in Peru

Protesters march during a rally against the pardon granted by Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski to former dictator Alberto Fujimori, in Lima, Peru, January 11, 2018. (Photo by AFP) Thousands of Peruvians took to the streets nationwide on Thursday to demand that President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski step down over his […]

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Iran interior minister tasked with preparing report on recent violence by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani

January 10, 2018 1:39 am
Iran interior minister tasked with preparing report on recent violence by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani (C) chairs a cabinet meeting in Tehran on January 10, 2018. (Photo by president.ir) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says he has tasked the interior minister with preparing a detailed report on the recent wave of violence that hit some areas of the country. During a cabinet […]

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Greek protesters storm into labor ministry

January 9, 2018 3:28 am
Greek protesters storm into labor ministry

Protesters from the Communist-affiliated trade union PAME chant slogans after storming the Greek Labor Ministry premises during a demonstration against changes to laws about calling strikes in Athens, Greece, January 9, 2018. (Photo by Reuters) Demonstrators with Greek Communist-affiliated group PAME stormed into the labor ministry on Tuesday protesting over […]

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Sudan students, police clash on third day of protests

January 8, 2018 2:06 am
Sudan students, police clash on third day of protests

This file photo shows Sudanese students protest. Hundreds of Sudanese students from the University of Khartoum threw stones at anti-riot police Monday on a third day of protests against soaring bread prices, an AFP correspondent reported. Bread prices more than doubled last week as flour manufacturers raised prices on dwindling […]

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Saudi Arabia charges royals arrested for protesting austerity

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Saudi Arabia charges royals arrested for protesting austerity

Saudi Arabia has charged 11 princes, who were arrested recently for protesting the government’s austerity measures. Saudi Arabia has charged 11 princes, who were arrested recently for protesting the government’s hiking of domestic gas prices and introducing value-added tax (VAT). “A group of 11 princes staged a sit in at the historic Qasr Al-Hokm […]

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Nine people wounded in clashes between protesters, police in Cairo

January 6, 2018 12:37 am
Nine people wounded in clashes between protesters, police in Cairo

Protesters shout slogans during a demonstration against US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem al-Quds as the “capital” of Israel at the al-Azhar Mosque in Egypt’s capital, Cairo, December 8, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Clashes have erupted between dozens of protesters and police in the Egyptian capital of Cairo […]

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Thousands of doctors in Poland protest against overtime deals

January 3, 2018 11:45 pm
Thousands of doctors in Poland protest against overtime deals

The photo taken on October 14, 2017 shows young doctors, medical students and supporters demonstrating in front of the government building in Warsaw, Poland, to demand better working conditions. (Photo by AFP) Thousands of doctors have disrupted services at some hospitals in Poland, including children’s wards, in protest against overtime […]

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