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Students march in Hungary for Soros-founded university

Budapest - Students on Saturday marched in support of a university founded by US billionaire George Soros in Hungary, ahead of a deadline for a legal dispute to be resolved.

Greece marks anniversary of anti-junta uprising

Atenas - At least 12,000 Greeks took to the streets of Athens on Saturday to mark the 45th anniversary of a 1973 student revolt against a US-backed junta, police said.

Italians march against 'pro-life' Verona

Verona - Thousands of protesters marched in the northern Italian city of Verona on Saturday, after the local council passed a motion to fund Catholic anti-abortion groups.

'Hambi stays!': Thousands join German forest demo in anti-coal battle

Deutschland - Thousands of anti-coal demonstrators descended on Germany's Hambach forest Saturday, celebrating an unexpected court victory that suspended an energy company's planned razing of the woodland to expand a giant open-cast mine.

Police clash with Catalan separatists at Spanish rally

Barcelona - Twenty-four people were injured and six detained on Saturday during a rally -- and a counter demonstration -- in Barcelona by police paying tribute to colleagues deployed to prevent the 2017 Catalan independence referendum.

Rival rallies as Erdogan opens mega mosque in Cologne

Cologne - Thousands of demonstrators hit the streets of Cologne Saturday as Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan opened one of Europe's largest mosques at the end of his visit to Germany, with police out in force to manage rival rallies.

18 injured in German rival protests over migrants

Berlin - Eighteen people were injured in rival demonstrations capping off a week marked by xenophobic protests in the eastern city of Chemnitz, prompting Germany's foreign minister to urge Germans to "get off our sofas" and speak up against racism.

18 injured in German protests for and against migrants

Chemnitz - Eighteen people were injured as the anti-migrant far-right and counter-protesters held opposing rallies in the German city of Chemnitz, which was hit by xenophobic demonstrations last week.

German far-right ends anti-Merkel protest peacefully

Chemnitz - German far-right demonstrators gathered in the eastern city of Chemnitz to protest Chancellor Angela Merkel's immigration policy Thursday, but there was no new outburst of the violence that followed a weekend knife killing.

Germany's far-right demos 'shocking': UN rights chief

Geneva - Images of far-right protestors delivering Nazi salutes in Germany this week were "really shocking", the UN rights chief said Wednesday, warning against growing "amnesia" for the horrors of past European wars.

'Hate in the streets' has no place in Germany: Merkel

Berlin - Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday condemned violent far-right protests that degenerated into attacks against foreign-looking people, saying "hate in the streets" has no place in Germany.

Gay groups march in Istanbul pride despite ban

Istanbul - Gay rights groups and activists pressed ahead with the Istanbul Pride parade on Sunday despite Turkish authorities banning the event for a fourth year in a row.

Thousands protest in Romania, saying corruption fight hampered

Bucharest - Thousands of Romanians took to the streets Wednesday to protest against a relaxation of criminal legislation they believe will hamper the fight against corruption.

Slovak president calls on govt to address protesting farmer demands

Bratislava - Slovakia's president on Wednesday called on the government to address the demands of farmers who drove their tractors into the capital to protest against irregularities in EU farm subsidy payments first made public by murdered journalist Jan Kuciak.

Romanian government mobilises against judicial 'abuses'

Bucharest - From busing supporters to Bucharest to mass mailings of party slogans, Romania's left-wing government is pulling out all the stops for a demonstration on Saturday against the country's own judiciary.

Thousands square off in Berlin far-right rally and counter demos

Berlin - Thousands of demonstrators for and against the far-right faced off in mass rival rallies in Berlin on Sunday, where calls of "We are the people" were countered with "Go away, Nazis" and techno beats.

Tens of thousands protest Belgian pension reform

Apo - Tens of thousands of people marched through the Belgian capital Brussels on Wednesday to protest the centre-right government's plans to reform pensions.

Madagascar's president rules out resignation despite protests

Antananarivo - Madagascar's President Hery Rajaonarimampianina on Sunday refused to yield to opposition demands that he resign from office, following eight days of anti-government protests in the capital. "I am president by the will of the Malagasy people.

Tens of thousands of Hungarians rally in new anti-Orban protest

Budapest - Tens of thousands of Hungarians took to the streets in Budapest for a second consecutive Saturday to protest against newly reelected Prime Minister Viktor Orban.

Clashes at Madagascar opposition protest leave one dead, 17 wounded

Antananarivo - One person died and 17 others were injured Saturday in clashes between Madagascar's security forces and thousands of opposition activists protesting against new election laws ahead of a vote later this year in the restive island nation.

Major anti-Orban demo in Hungary

Budapest - Tens of thousands of Hungarians thronged Budapest on Saturday in anger at strongman Prime Minister Viktor Orban's crushing re-election victory.

Ten of thousands of Hungarians in anti-Orban protest

Budapest - Many tens of thousands of Hungarians protested in Budapest on Saturday against newly re-elected Prime Minister Viktor Orban, accusing him of rigging last weekend's vote, AFP reporters said.

Croatia man's 'Way of the Cross' protest against military jets

Zagreb - A Croatian man walked 200 kilometres (130 miles) carrying a heavy wooden cross on his back to protest the country purchasing military jets when, he claimed, it did not have enough money for seriously ill children's medication.

Hundreds rally in Berlin calling for Puigdemont's release

Berlin - Hundreds of Catalan independence supporters marched in Berlin on Sunday to demand the release of ex-regional president Carles Puigdemont, who was arrested in Germany last week and faces extradition to Spain on rebellion charges.

Thousands of Slovak protesters call for snap elections

Bratislava - Thousands of protesters across Slovakia called for snap elections Friday, in a sign that a change of government ministers has not been enough to quell a public backlash triggered by the murder of a journalist probing corruption.

Thousands of Poles protest anti-abortion bill

Warsaw - Thousands of Poles took to the streets Friday to protest plans to tighten the abortion law, as the Council of Europe warned the new measure ran counter to Warsaw's human rights commitments.

Thousands of Slovaks protest govt despite new PM

Bratislava - Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets across Slovakia on Friday to call for snap elections, saying the premier's resignation was not enough to fix what they see as a corrupt government.

Thousands rally for media freedom in Prague

Prague - Thousands of protesters gathered in Prague Wednesday to support media freedom following remarks by President Milos Zeman aimed at public Czech Television."Shame on you!

Thousands rally for media freedom in Prague

Prague - Thousands of protesters gathered in Prague Wednesday to support media freedom following remarks by President Milos Zeman aimed at public Czech Television."Shame on you!

Kurdish protesters clash with police at German airport, disrupt UK stations

Berlin - Pro-Kurdish demonstrators staged protests against Turkey's military offensive in northern Syria on Sunday scuffling with Turks and German police at Duesseldorf airport, while in Britain they temporarily closed two train stations, authorities said.
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Nazi Demo in Berlin on May 1  2010
Nazi Demo in Berlin on May 1, 2010
Nazi Demo in Berlin on May 1  2010
Nazi Demo in Berlin on May 1, 2010
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File photo: Demonstration of the neo-Nazis in Berlin
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Nazi Demo in Berlin on May 1  2010
Nazi Demo in Berlin on May 1, 2010
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Chef Marc Chalopin showing off his impressive knife techniques.
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Students calling for a radical change.