Polish teachers rally to demand wage hikes

Teachers demonstrate to demand wage hikes on April 21, 2018 in Warsaw, Poland, a week after the right-wing government announced a raft of generous spending measures in other sectors ahead of local elections this fall. (Photo by AFP) Several thousand teachers rallied in Warsaw on Saturday demanding wage hikes a week after Poland’s right-wing government […]

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Senegal protest against proposed election law turns violent

Senegalese policemen patrol during anti-government demonstrations in Dakar on April 19, 2018. (Photo by AFP) Police in Senegal have clashed with people protesting against a proposed law that would demand more strict requirements for presidential election candidates. Protesters in Senegal’s capital Dakar were confronted by tear gas on Thursday as police arrested several key opposition […]

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Armenians rally against former president Serzh Sargsyan in Yerevan, scuffles erupt

Thousands of Armenians have flocked to the streets in the country’s capital Yerevan against former president Serzh Sargsyan seeking to maintain his hold on power as prime minister in the new administration. An estimated 6,000 demonstrators took to the streets in Yerevan on Monday in protest at a constitutional amendment approved in 2015 that will transfer governing […]

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Germany hit by second day of wage strikes

People stand in the departure hall during a strike at the airport in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, on April 10, 2018. (Photo by AFP) Trade unions in Germany piled more pressure onto public sector employers with a second day of nation-wide wage strikes on Wednesday as thousands of workers staged walkouts at hospitals, childcare centers […]

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Palestinians mark 100th day since US president Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem al-Quds as the “capital” of Israel

Palestinians protest in the Lebanese city of Sidon against US President Donald Trump’s December 2017 decision to announce Jerusalem al-Quds as Israel’s “capital”. Thousands of Palestinian refugees hold a protest rally in southern Lebanon to mark the hundredth day since the US president recognized Jerusalem al-Quds as the “capital” of Israel.  The rally was held […]

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Huge protest in Bangladesh against jailing of opposition leader Khaleda Zia

Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) leaders and supporters protest against the verdict in the corruption case of Bangladesh’s main opposition leader and the Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia in Dhaka on February 12, 2018. (Photo by AFP) Thousands of people have taken to the streets across Bangladesh to protest the imprisonment of former prime minister […]

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