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Algerians protest against planned presidential vote

Alger - Protesters massed in the Algerian capital on Tuesday to demand the cancellation of a controversial presidential election planned for December 12.

Tribal leaders in Brazil call for legalization of wildcat mining

Members of an indigenous tribe in the Amazon in northern Brazil on Friday called for wildcat miners to be allowed to prospect for gold on their land, saying it was a source of income.

Turnout down at annual Catalan separatist mass rally

Barcelona - Some 600,000 people hit the streets of Barcelona in support of Catalan independence on Wednesday, police said, with the figures significantly lower than 2018 during a mass rally billed as a test of strength for the region's divided separatist movement....

Divided Catalan separatists to rally ahead of court verdicts

Barcelona - Catalonia's separatists plan a big rally on Wednesday that will test the strength of the divided independence movement just weeks before a Spanish court serves verdicts against the leaders of the failed independence bid.

Russia court hands first jail terms to protesters

Moscow - Two Russians were sentenced Tuesday to two and three years in jail respectively in the first major convictions over anti-government demonstrations this summer.

Opposition supporters defy ban, march on Moscow

Moscow - Chanting "This is our city", Russian opposition supporters marched in central Moscow Saturday in defiance of a protest ban, just a week before controversial elections in the capital.

'Queer Olympix' banned in Istanbul

Ankara - Authorities in Istanbul have banned the "Queer Olympix", organisers said Saturday, becoming the latest pro-LGBT event to be cancelled in Turkey.

Family of Palestinian boy wounded in head wants answers from Israel

Ramat Gan - The nine-year-old Palestinian boy lies in a hospital bed without speaking, his wounded head wrapped in bandages, and his father says he wants answers from Israel over how it happened."He wasn't in protests or anything. What was his fault?

One-person protests in Moscow for free elections

Moscow - Russian opposition activists held one-person protests in Moscow Saturday to demand free elections, as the wave of the Russian capital's larger demonstrations took a breather this weekend.

For Russia's detained protesters, rights group is first on scene

Moscow - What started as a Facebook post during a wave of mass protests in Russia eight years ago has turned into a rights group that helps arrested demonstrators -- one in increasing demand as police crack down hard on opposition rallies.

Russian police probe video of officer beating woman

Moscow - Russia's interior ministry opened an investigation Monday after a video showing a riot policeman punching a woman in the stomach during a protest for free elections went viral.

Russian detained over protests in 'serious' condition

Moscow - A Russian man with diabetes was in a serious condition in hospital Sunday after being detained over opposition protests and deprived of insulin, Russian media reported.

Thousands join anti-government protests in Romania

Bucharest - Thousands of people rallied in Bucharest on Saturday calling for the government's resignation, exactly one year after a demonstration was violently suppressed by security forces.

Dozens arrested at huge opposition rally in Moscow

Moscow - Nearly 50,000 opposition supporters rallied and dozens were arrested in Moscow on Saturday at one of the largest authorised protests since President Vladimir Putin's return to the Kremlin in 2012.

Russia freezes assets of Kremlin critic Navalny's anti-graft group

Moscow - Russia on Thursday froze the assets of an anti-corruption group that major opposition figure Alexei Navalny set up to expose the questionable wealth of top government officials, his spokeswoman said.

France, Germany condemn Russia protest crackdown

Paris - France and Germany on Sunday condemneda Russian police crackdown on a banned opposition rally that saw hundreds detained, with Paris criticising an "excessive use of force" after a second weekend of protests over the exclusion of opposition candidates ...

Police detain hundreds at Moscow opposition protest

Moscow - Police detained over 800 people at an opposition gathering in Moscow on Saturday, as authorities upped the pressure on top Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny by launching a criminal probe into his anti-graft group.

Russia arrests five in mass unrest probe

Moscow - Five men were on Friday placed in pre-trial detention in Russia until late September as part of a probe into mass unrest following a peaceful protest urging fair elections.

Sudan arrests paramilitaries for pupils' killing amid new deaths

Khartoum - Sudan's ruling generals announced Friday that nine paramilitaries had been arrested for the killing of four teenage demonstrators earlier this week after four people were killed protesting their deaths.

Doctors say four protesters killed at Sudan rally as talks start

Khartoum - Four protesters were shot dead at a rally in the Sudanese city of Omdurman on Thursday, medics said, as protest leaders and ruling generals started talks to thrash out remaining issues on transitioning to civilian rule.

Guatemalans protest controversial US migrant pact

Guatemala City - Dozens of Guatemalans protested on Wednesday against a controversial pact signed by the government with Washington aimed at curbing migration into the United States.

Hundreds protest killing of students as Bashir trial set

Hundreds of protesters marched through a central Sudanese city on Wednesday to condemn the killing of demonstrators including children, as the trial of ousted leader Omar al-Bashir on corruption charges was set for August.

Angry Sudanese queue for bread in city where pupils shot dead

Sheikh Habibullah - Sudanese vegetable vendor Zain Mohamed is angry as he queues outside a bakery in the city of Al-Obeid, where five schoolchildren were shot dead while protesting against a shortage of bread.

Canada miner apologizes for violating Guatemala protesters' rights

Montr - A Canadian mining firm has apologized after reaching an agreement with demonstrators shot and wounded while protesting the company's Guatemalan gold and silver mine, according to statements Tuesday from both sides.

Anger and sorrow on Khartoum streets after teenagers killed

Khartoum - With school bags on their backs and Sudanese flags in their hands, hundreds of pupils marched in the capital Khartoum on Tuesday to denounce the killing of teenage protesters.

Sudan talks cancelled as teenagers' killing triggers outrage

Khartoum - Sudanese protest leaders cancelled planned talks with the country's ruling generals on Tuesday as hundreds of schoolchildren demonstrated in Khartoum against the shooting dead of five pupils at a rally.

Russia launches criminal probe after mass protest for fair elections

Moscow - Russian investigators on Tuesday launched a probe into "mass unrest", a crime punishable by up to 15 years in prison, after thousands took to the streets at the weekend to demand fair elections.

Sudan talks cancelled as army ruler condemns teenagers' killing

Khartoum - Sudanese protest leaders cancelled planned talks with the country's ruling generals on Tuesday as they visited a town where five teenaged protesters were shot dead.

Five protesters shot dead in Sudan town: doctors committee

Khartoum - Five protesters including four students were shot dead and several wounded at a rally in a town in central Sudan on Monday, a doctors committee linked to the protest movement said.

Sudan police tear gas rally urging impartial probe into deadly raid

Khartoum - Sudanese police fired tear gas Sunday at scores of protesters demanding an independent probe into a deadly June raid on a Khartoum sit-in, despite an investigation identifying eight officers it said were involved.
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As part of the G20 resistance in downtown Toronto  the Aboriginal people  organizers and supporters ...
As part of the G20 resistance in downtown Toronto, the Aboriginal people, organizers and supporters of the Natives protested and marched from Queen's Park to downtown Toronto and back.
Women protest Namibian police intention to arrest girls wearing mini-skirts.
Women protest Namibian police intention to arrest girls wearing mini-skirts.
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Since Israel s raid of a Gaza-bound aid flotilla  the world s attention has been captured and focuse...
Since Israel's raid of a Gaza-bound aid flotilla, the world's attention has been captured and focused on the Middle East. Supporters of Israel and Palestine stood in front of the Israeli Consulate in Toronto to show their support of their respective side.
Since Israel s raid of a Gaza-bound aid flotilla  the world s attention has been captured and focuse...
Since Israel's raid of a Gaza-bound aid flotilla, the world's attention has been captured and focused on the Middle East. Supporters of Israel and Palestine stood in front of the Israeli Consulate in Toronto to show their support of their respective side.
Ukrainian Parliament adopted the bill No.9073 on the principles of state language policy in the firs...
Ukrainian Parliament adopted the bill No.9073 on the principles of state language policy in the first reading. Several parallel rallies of supporters and opponents of this bill were held in downtown Kyiv.
Inhabitants of Prey Lang  demonstrating against the destruction of their forest.
Inhabitants of Prey Lang demonstrating against the destruction of their forest.
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Four detainees who were arrested during the havoc from the G20 protests on Jun. 26-27 discussed thei...
Four detainees who were arrested during the havoc from the G20 protests on Jun. 26-27 discussed their tragic experiences.
Citizens! Forgive us for not arresting those truly responsible for this crisis: bankers and politici...
Citizens! Forgive us for not arresting those truly responsible for this crisis: bankers and politicians.
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Getting ready for the march to the town hall.
Getting ready for the march to the town hall.
Saturday s anti-G20 Queen s Park Rally where tens of thousands of people gathered.
Saturday's anti-G20 Queen's Park Rally where tens of thousands of people gathered.
On February 7  British and British and Polish supporters rallied in front of the Polish Embassy in c...
On February 7, British and British and Polish supporters rallied in front of the Polish Embassy in central London against the sale of prime Polish farmland to foreign multinationals for possible cultivation of GMO crops.
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Iranian activist holding a sign.
Iranian activist holding a sign.
Global demonstrations took place to protest the imprisonment of Malachi York who many believe to be ...
Global demonstrations took place to protest the imprisonment of Malachi York who many believe to be innocent of his charges. Some think that his arrest is part of a grander scheme.
Ukrainian Parliament adopted the bill No.9073 on the principles of state language policy in the firs...
Ukrainian Parliament adopted the bill No.9073 on the principles of state language policy in the first reading. Several parallel rallies of supporters and opponents of this bill were held in downtown Kyiv.
Ukrainian Parliament adopted the bill No.9073 on the principles of state language policy in the firs...
Ukrainian Parliament adopted the bill No.9073 on the principles of state language policy in the first reading. Several parallel rallies of supporters and opponents of this bill were held in downtown Kyiv.
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McDonald"s Corp. corporate headquarters in Oak Park, Ill.
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