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Crackdown, demo ban as Egyptians mark revolt anniversary

Cairo - Egyptians on Monday marked the fifth anniversary of the uprising that toppled Hosni Mubarak amid tight security and a warning from the new regime that demonstrations will not be tolerated.

Five years after Mubarak revolt, Egypt uprising crushed

Cairo - Five years after the uprising against Hosni Mubarak erupted, Egypt has returned to iron-fisted rule by a regime that brutally crushes opponents even as it battles a deadly, jihadist-led insurgency.

Thousands on streets of Tunis for revolution anniversary

Tunis - Thousands gathered in the Tunisian capital Thursday to mark the fifth anniversary of the overthrow of longtime dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali in the uprising that inspired the Arab Spring.

Six years on, quake-devastated Haiti mourns its dead

Port-au-prince - Haitians paused Tuesday to mourn the 200,000 people killed six years ago in a devastating earthquake that left the country with wounds that have yet to heal.

Six years after devastating Haiti quake, risks still high

Port-au-prince - Six years after Haiti was devastated by a magnitude-seven earthquake, the government seismologist who predicted it warns little has been done to protect people in the likely event of a repeat disaster.

Defiance as Charlie Hebdo march remembered one year on

Paris - A year after a million and a half people thronged Paris in solidarity with the victims of the attack on satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, the few thousand who attended the anniversary ceremony vowed France would not be intimidated.

One year on, France remembers victims killed at kosher supermarket

Paris - France on Saturday paid hommage to four Jewish hostages killed at a kosher supermarket in Paris a year after a spate of jihadist attacks that began with a deadly assault on the Charlie Hebdo weekly.

Attacks in France since Charlie Hebdo slayings

Paris - Thursday's failed attack on a Paris police station is the latest incident in France inspired by radical Islam since the massacre at satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo exactly a year ago:- January 7-9, 2015: Two men armed with Kalashnikov rifles storm the P...

Paris attacker had pledged allegiance with IS: investigation source

Paris - A man who was shot dead Thursday while trying to attack a Paris police station had pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group, a source close to the investigation said.

Paris attacker identified, had previous theft conviction

Paris - The man shot dead trying to attack a Paris police station on Thursday was convicted of theft in 2013, a source close to the investigation told AFP.

Paris attacker was carrying emblem of Islamic State group: Prosecutor

Paris - A man carrying a meat cleaver who was shot dead as he tried to attack a police station in Paris on Thursday was carrying the emblem of the Islamic State (IS) group, a prosecutor said.

French police kill knife-wielding man on Charlie Hebdo anniversary

Paris - A man wielding a meat cleaver and carrying the emblem of the Islamic State group was shot dead as he tried to attack a police station in Paris Thursday, a year to the day since jihadists killed 12 people at Charlie Hebdo newspaper.

France to mark anniversary of attacks on defiant Charlie Hebdo

Paris - France will on Thursday hold official ceremonies marking a year since a jihadist attack on the offices of Charlie Hebdo, with the French satirical magazine defiantly reasserting its provocative spirit.

Editor vows a Charlie Hebdo 'worthy' of slain colleagues

Paris - From their bunker at an undisclosed address in southern Paris, the staff of French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo are soldiering on a year after coming close to annihilation in a jihadist attack.

A year after attack, Charlie Hebdo pokes fun at God

Paris - One year after a jihadist attack wiped out most of its staff, French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo on Wednesday published a typically provocative special edition featuring a gun-toting God, sparking protests from the Vatican.

Charlie Hebdo widow 'furious' over typo on commemorative plaque

Paris - The widow of one of the cartoonists slain in last year's attack on the French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo said she was "furious" to see her husband's name misspelled on a plaque unveiled Tuesday by President Francois Hollande.

Year after attack, France's Jews learn to live under armed guard

Paris - Ever since a jihadist attack on a kosher store left four people dead a year ago, France's Jews have grown used to soldiers patrolling their neighbourhoods and schools.

France marks first anniversary of Charlie Hebdo attack

Paris - French President Francois Hollande on Tuesday honoured the victims of the jihadist rampage a year ago in Paris that began with an assault on satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, but the widow of a slain police bodyguard said she was taking legal action over...

Accidental hero: the Muslim who saved Jews in Paris attack

Paris - Lassana Bathily was an undocumented migrant from Mali until he became an unlikely hero by saving shoppers' lives during the jihadist attack on a Jewish supermarket in Paris a year ago.

Charlie Hebdo marks year since attack with provocative cover

Paris - French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo will mark a year since the jihadist attack on its offices with a cover featuring a bloodied, gun-toting, bearded God figure, under the headline: "One year on: The assassin still at large".

Disillusion rife five years after Tunisia uprising

Sidi Bouzid - A giant portrait of the Tunisian street vendor who started a revolution watches over the town where he set himself alight in a desperate act of protest. But five years later, pride has been replaced by disillusion."The revolution?

Armero eruption haunts Colombia 30 years on

Ortega - Thirty years after a volcanic eruption wiped out the city of Armero, Colombia is still haunted by the tragedy, and by the wide black eyes of its most iconic victim.

What if Israel's assassinated PM Rabin had lived?

Telavi - Would Israelis and Palestinians now be living in peace with one another if a Jewish extremist had not assassinated prime minister Yitzhak Rabin 20 years ago?

Moamer Kadhafi's legacy still haunts Libya

Tripoli - Four years after Moamer Kadhafi was killed in an uprising, the dictator's legacy continues to haunt oil-rich Libya as it struggles to find its national identity.

Satellite images show scale of planned North Korea parade

Pyongyang - Satellite imagery from North Korea shows it has amassed hundreds of trucks, armoured vehicles, troops and horses for a massive military parade to mark Saturday's 70th anniversary of the ruling Workers' Party.

Sister Bliss of Faithless talks 'Faithless 2.0' package Special

Sister Bliss from the electronica band Faithless chatted with Digital Journal about their 20th anniversary of "Faithless 2.0."

North Korea primes its capital for military spectacular

Pyongyang - Pyongyang was a city of orchestrated mass motion Thursday, as the North Korean capital was primped and primed for the mother of all birthday parties.

North Korea must stop 'predatory' forced labour: HRW

Seoul - Human Rights Watch on Thursday urged North Korea to end forced labour, accusing the reclusive regime of "predatory exploitation" as it prepares to mark the 70th anniversary of the ruling Workers' Party with a lavish celebration.

Party time in North Korea

Seoul - When it comes to grandiose, mass displays of state muscle and military grandstanding, North Korea has few equals.

Milosevic allies in power with new look, 15 years on

Belgrade - When jubilant crowds stormed Belgrade's parliament 15 years ago and ousted Serbian strongman Slobodan Milosevic, few could have imagined that his allies would be in power today -- and firmly backing European integration.
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"Decent Housing - Yes, its possible." Members of Fuengirola Despierta 15m and the group against evictions protested in Fuengirola to celebrate the second anniversary of the 15m movement.
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Members of Fuengirola Despierta 15m and the group against evictions protested in Fuengirola to celebrate the second anniversary of the 15m movement.
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Members of Fuengirola Despierta 15m and the group against evictions protested in Fuengirola to celeb...
Members of Fuengirola Despierta 15m and the group against evictions protested in Fuengirola to celebrate the second anniversary of the 15m movement.
Members of Fuengirola Despierta 15m and the group against evictions protested in Fuengirola to celeb...
Members of Fuengirola Despierta 15m and the group against evictions protested in Fuengirola to celebrate the second anniversary of the 15m movement.