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Protests banned as 120 snipers line up to protect Spanish crown

Madrid - As Prince Felipe gets ready to be crowned the new King of Spain, two demonstrations and two concentrations planned for Thursday have been banned, thousands of extra police officers brought in and 120 snipers prepped to protect the ceremonial event.

'No more monarchy' protests hit the streets of Spain (Video)

Madrid - Yesterday morning, King Juan Carlos I announced his abdication from the throne. By that evening, thousands were in the streets, demanding an end to the monarchy and a return to the republic.

28 Thailand protesters hurt in Bangkok blast

Bangkok - At least 28 people have been injured in a bomb blast at about 1 p.m. Friday in Bangkok, Thailand. The unidentified attackers set the bomb against the protesters seeking to oust the government of Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.

Bangkok demonstrators threaten to shut down city starting Monday

Despite government efforts to calm down restive demonstrators by promising to dissolve parliament to give way for new elections, protesters are now threatening to shut down the capital city of Bangkok beginning January 13.

Spain: Heavier fines for 'illegal protests' than serious crimes

Madrid - The government of Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy is about to impose heavier fines for protests in front of Congress and other government buildings, than for serious crimes such as prostitution in the presence of children or the cultivation of narcotic drugs.

Imminent Egyptian security crackdown on pro-Morsi camp sites

Egyptian security services will begin their task of dispersing pro-Morsi supporters from the streets of Cairo starting Monday.

Egypt's government vows to clear anti-government demonstrators

Egypt's Interior Minister Mohamed Ibrahim speaking at a press conference today, vowed that security forces would soon disperse and end the pro-Mursi demonstrations in the country.

Op-Ed: Protests in Brazil — What really lies behind

It all started with the 20-cent increase of the bus fares. A small increase that was going to have some serious consequences on people’s budget. A just cause worth fighting for.

Video: RT reporter hit by water cannon in Ankara, Turkey

Ankara - It seems even the press is unwelcome in Turkey right now. RT's Tom Barton was reporting on a demonstration in Ankara when a water cannon sprayed him and knocked him off his feet, right in front of the cameramen and crew.

250,000 people protest in cities across Brazil

Protests against price hikes and massive expenditure on sporting events snowballed yesterday as hundreds of thousands of people demonstrated in cities across Brazil.

Turkey: Unions call national strike and march on Taksim Square

Unions representing nearly a million workers in Turkey have called a national strike on Monday in protest at the government's heavy-handed treatment of demonstrators over the weekend.

Turkey's ongoing protests could be good for Spain's 2013 tourism

While Turkey insists that all is well and safe in that country for tourists this summer, people are changing their vacation plans and thinking of heading to Spain instead.

Worldwide protests mark 1,000 days in prison for Bradley Manning

Bradley Manning, accused whistleblower, has been imprisoned without trial for 1,000 days. Protests, rallies, marches and performances were held in in his honor in 70 cities worldwide on February 23.

Op-Ed: South African revolution — Taking back South Africa 2012

The people of South Africa have had enough. Enough of the government, which gives them nothing. Enough of the corporations taking from their country, and giving nothing back.

Op-Ed: Is the Spanish PP government losing its legitimacy? (Video)

Barcelona - As Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy goes back on one campaign promise after another, is his government losing credibility with the people of Spain?

Anonymous-linked hactivists attacked City of Chicago websites

Chicago - It wasn't only the physical protesters targeting Chicago yesterday. Anonymous-related hacktivists also did their part by taking down the CPD's website and the City of Chicago's website.

Amnesty International demonstration supports Arab Spring Special

London - Crowds gathered in London's Trafalgar Square on Saturday afternoon to show solidarity with the ongoing revolutions sweeping across the Middle East.

Gorbachev calls Russian election fraudulent, advises rerun

Moscow - Mikhail S. Gorbachev, the last leader of the Soviet Union, is speaking out against the results of the increasingly questioned parliamentary elections last weekend. He's calling for the results to be scrapped, and a completely new election held again.

Op-Ed: Defining Occupy Wall Street by what it is not

Magicians, that other group of professionals who make their living by fooling the public with sleight of hand and smoke and mirrors, have as their unofficial motto: mundus vult decipi, decipi decipiatur (the world wants to be deceived, so deceive it).

Swazi government keeps distance as democracy demonstrations swell Special

Manzini - In contrast to its heavy-handed response to previous demonstrations, the Swazi government is mostly staying clear of protestors during this week’s Global Week of Action protests across the country.

Op-Ed: No whitewash this time, thanks to mobile phone cameras

An article relating to the aftermath of the death of the innocent bystander Ian Tomlinson at the April 2009 G20 protests in London

Inquest rules Ian Tomlinson killed unlawfully during UK's G20

The inquest on newspaper vendor Ian Tomlinson and the background to the incident that led to his death in April 2009 has determined PC Simon Harwood caused the man's death.

Syria violence continues despite lifting of emergency law

Despite the lifting of Syria's decades-old emergency law, violence continues in the streets of Damascus, Daraa, Douma and other towns and cities were anti-government protests are taking place.

Yemen President decides to step down from power within 30 days

After several days of mediation by the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh has agreed Saturday to step down from power within 30 days.

France detains women wearing face veils

At least two women have been detained in France for wearing Islamic face veils in violation of a recent law prohibiting women from wearing face veils in a public place.

Yemen security forces attack demonstrators in two cities

Government security forces loyal to Yemen's longtime President Ali Abdullah Saleh attacked demonstrators in two cities Saturday in a desperate effort by the government to put an end to the country's escalating civilian uprising

Mounting death toll in Yemen uprising worries world leaders

Over 100 people have been killed in Yemen's civil uprising since January and world leaders are getting worried about the escalating violent confrontation between the protesters and government security forces.

Ammunition factory explosion kills 70 people in Yemen

A strong explosion at an ammunition factory has killed at least 70 people in southern Yemen after a reported group of 30 armed men looted the explosives factory Sunday.

Five Yemeni Ambassadors want Yemen President to resign

At least five Yemeni ambassadors posted in different parts of Europe have asked their president to step down from power following violent dispersal of protesters that killed at least 45 people over the weekend.

Yemen president fires cabinet amid continuing protest

Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh has fired his cabinet in the wake of the violent dispersal of angry protesters last Friday which resulted in the killing of at least 45 people.
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Anti-government protesters rest near an open fire, as temperatures reach minus 20 degrees Celsius (minus 4 degrees Fahrenheit) at a barricade near Independence Square in Kiev, January 30, 2014
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A Starbucks window smashed at Yonge and College.
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Police vehicle on fire near Queen and Spadina.
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Police vehicle on fire near Queen and Spadina.
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Trade unionists demonstrating in Lyon France, October 2010
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A cop in riot gear during one rally in Toronto.
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Michel de Souza  Brazilian photojournalist  caught images and video of the recent protests in Rio de...
Michel de Souza, Brazilian photojournalist, caught images and video of the recent protests in Rio de Janeiro in a unique and artistic way.
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Police vehicle on fire near Queen and Spadina.
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A woman holds a protest sign as demonstrators gather outside St. Louis County police headquarters in Clayton, Mo., a few days after the police shooting of an armed black teen in nearby Ferguson.
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Police forcing protesters to move back at the Queen and Spadina rally.
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Cops in fully prepared riot gear.
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Michel de Souza  Brazilian photojournalist  caught images and video of the recent protests in Rio de...
Michel de Souza, Brazilian photojournalist, caught images and video of the recent protests in Rio de Janeiro in a unique and artistic way.
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Tim Horton s window smashed at Yonge and College.
Tim Horton's window smashed at Yonge and College.
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Protesters flock to Cairo's streets to protest the Egyptian government
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Cops standing in formation to prevent protesters from walking through the street.
Cops standing in formation to prevent protesters from walking through the street.
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Cops standing in formation to prevent protesters from walking through the street.
Cops standing in formation to prevent protesters from walking through the street.
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Three members of the Russian punk band Pussy Riot on trial in Moscow
Three members of the Russian punk band Pussy Riot on trial in Moscow
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Demonstrations against the Gadaffi regime in Bayda
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Cops in the middle of a large demonstration on Queen Street.
Cops in the middle of a large demonstration on Queen Street.
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