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Sudan PM orders probe into protesters' killing

Khartoum - Sudan's new prime minister has formed a committee to probe an armed June crackdown on a weeks-long protest camp in Khartoum that killed and wounded hundreds of demonstrators, state media reported.

'Braves' on the frontlines of Hong Kong's protests

Fpo - Ryan began the day pretending to his parents that he was off to play football and ended it with a rubber bullet to the leg sustained in clashes with Hong Kong's police.

Leaderless and livid: The youngsters on Hong Kong front lines

Fpo - Young Hong Kongers who marshalled the fight against a police force that was armed with tear gas and rubber bullets have spoken of how they were pushed into embracing more confrontational tactics by the failure of years of peaceful protests.

Sudan protest leaders insist no civilian administration without rebels

Khartoum - Sudanese protest leaders insisted Thursday that the civilian administration they intend to establish must include representatives from armed groups who spent years battling Khartoum during the regime of ousted leader Omar al-Bashir.

'We can get what we want,' French protesters vow

Saint Etienne - A day after President Emmanuel Macron announced measures to help quell a mass revolt over living standards, "yellow vest" protesters picketing outside a shopping centre in central France on Tuesday pledged to stay put.

Opposition march turns to bloodshed after Zimbabwe vote

Harare - The sound of automatic gunfire reverberated through Harare on Wednesday as armoured military vehicles rolled through the Zimbabwean capital and soldiers fired on opposition activists protesting against alleged electoral fraud.

Venezuela's discouraged protesters pull back

Caracas - Ame is taking a break. After four months of going into Caracas streets to demonstrate against Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro, she is frustrated and discouraged by the unending political crisis.

Company says DAPL will be completed, despite the protests

The company at the middle of the Dakota Access Pipeline protests plans on completing the project despite continuing protests, its chief executive officer told PBS NewsHour Wednesday night.

Op-Ed: Maduro calls out troops claiming U.S. plans to invade Venezuela

Caracas - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's embattled socialist government has been dealing with widespread protests, some of them violent, since last Wednesday. To quell the demonstrations, he called out the military.

Hawaii: Hundreds of protesters block controversial telescope

Honolulu - On Hawaii's Mauna Kea volcano, construction on what would be one of the world's largest telescopes was blocked once again by protesters who say that the $1.4 billion dollar project would desecrate sacred land.

Op-Ed: Protester getting 'ready for Ferguson' shoots herself in the head

St Louis - A St. Louis woman and her boyfriend, preparing for increased unrest in Ferguson, purchased a gun for protection and accidentally shot herself in the head on the way home.

Hong Kong protesters add helmets to their umbrellas

Hong Kong - When Anson Lau first joined Hong Kong's pro-democracy rallies he carried little more than a raincoat and a bottle of water.

Taiwan to review minimum wage after thousands rally on Labor Day

Taipei - Dozens of trade union members, labor rights groups and student groups marched in the streets Thursday, protesting against low pay and the use of temporary workers.

Op-Ed: Protesters face 10 years in prison for glitter 'oil spill'

Oklahoma City - Four protesters went to jail Friday at the Devon Energy Center over what turned out to be harmless black glitter. The protesters were staging a mock oil spill. Police originally detained 11 people over the incident.

Thai PM to dissolve Parliament amid heightened political unrest

Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has announced she will ask for the dissolution of the Thai Parliament amid a widespread anti-government protests that could turn violent as thousand of protesters threaten to take over vital government facilities.

Turkish police can detain 'possible' protesters under new law

A new law will allow police in Turkey to detain people who possess the risk of conducting a protest. Possible protesters will be able to be held from 12-24 hours without the demand of a judge or prosecutor.

Op-Ed: Egypt begins its transformation into a terrorist State

The Muslim Brotherhood supporters return to Cairo's streets as the death toll reaches over 600. Egypt’s Brotherhood vows to bring down military takeover of its government. And analysts believe Egypt could transform into a terrorist State by years end.

Op-Ed: Solidarity sing along, peaceful protesters arrested for singing

About 2 years ago, Wisconsin elected a new governor. Governor Walker took office in January of 2011. A month later he introduced a new budget that would change certain rules and could cause many people to lose their jobs.

Egyptian Vice President ElBaradei condemns killing of protesters

Egyptian Interim Vice President Mohamed ElBaradei has condemned the killing of pro-Morsi protesters today, calling it an "excessive use of force".

Op-Ed: Egyptian protesters expose Obama’s failed Mideast policies

A massive wave of anti-Obama sentiment in Egypt has been utterly ignored by the liberal media because the hard left does not want to expose Obama’s failed Mideast policies. The Egyptian protests are probably the largest in Mideast history.

Women protest in Turkey Special

Istanbul - About half of the protesters in Turkey are women, and they often take the forefront as they speak out for their personal freedoms and national democracy.

Turkish doctors protest by striking Special

Istanbul - Today in Turkey, doctors walked off the job to protest the police violence against protesters and the arrest of doctors in Istanbul.

Erdogan begins crackdowns against Turkish protesters Special

Istanbul - In a pre-dawn raid, police drove protesters out of Taksim square in Istanbul as Prime Minister Erdogan rallies his supporters, arrests lawyers, and issues threats.

Social media worst menace to society, says Turkey's Erdogan

Turkish police detained 25 people and were searching for 13 more on accusations of using social media networks such as Twitter to spread false details about the anti-government protests and police reaction to them.

Erdogan’s Deputy PM apologizes to protesters, blaming opposition

What started as a peaceful sit-in over plans to demolish a park in central Istanbul has grown to become the biggest protest movement against Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan since he was elected more than 10 years ago.

Madrid — European protest capital with 1,628 demos so far in 2013

Madrid - It's only May, and already the Spanish capital has had the highest number of European street protests, surpassing even Berlin, with 1,628 street demonstrations so far in 2013.

IMF chief heckled by students at University of Amsterdam (video)

Amsterdam - Christine Lagarde barely got a chance to open her mouth when giving a lecture at the University of Amsterdam, when student hecklers rose up and started a typical Occupy mic check.

Canada: Mining company sues Idle No More protesters

HudBay Minerals Inc. is in a legal battle with northern Manitoba First Nation over two Idle No More rallies that were held this past winter.

Actor David Hasselhoff stands with protesters at Berlin wall

Berlin - On Sunday, American actor David Hasselhoff joined thousands of protesters at the Berlin wall against plans to remove a section of wall to build a luxury apartment block.

Health experts continue to debate on safety of self-diagnosing

San Diego - Access to a medical physician isn't always within the realm of possibility. At certain times, individuals may want to know what their blood type is, if they're missing certain vitamins in their diet or even if they have diabetes.
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Protesters in Madrid  Spain - 29 March 2012
Protesters in Madrid, Spain - 29 March 2012
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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 in full riot gear on Queen Street in a large crowd.
Police in full riot gear on Queen Street in a large crowd.
Act Up protesters storm House Speak John Boehner s office
Act Up protesters storm House Speak John Boehner's office
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Protesters put a police barricade over burning tires during clashes with Israeli police during a dem...
Protesters put a police barricade over burning tires during clashes with Israeli police during a demonstration showing solidarity with Bedouin Arabs who are against a government displacement plan for Bedouins in the Southern Negev desert in the village of Hura in southern Israel November 30, 2013
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Israeli police use a water cannon to disperse Israeli Arab protesters during a demonstration showing...
Israeli police use a water cannon to disperse Israeli Arab protesters during a demonstration showing solidarity with Bedouin Arabs who are against a government displacement plan for Bedouins in the Southern Negev desert in the northern city of Haifa November 30, 2013
With permission by Reuters / Baz Ratner
Lawyers protest the arrest of their fellow lawyers in Istanbul
Lawyers protest the arrest of their fellow lawyers in Istanbul
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Protesters wave flags inside Gezi Park
Protesters wave flags inside Gezi Park
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Shia men sit at a protest in Pearl Roundabout  Manama.
Shia men sit at a protest in Pearl Roundabout, Manama.
 Koch Party  - Protesters outside Koch s Southampton  N.Y.  estate to demonstrate against the Koch b...
"Koch Party" - Protesters outside Koch's Southampton, N.Y., estate to demonstrate against the Koch brothers and their wealthy friends they feel are trying to buy the election for the 1%.
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Some of the shops in Taksim were closed because of protests
Some of the shops in Taksim were closed because of protests
Toronto is host to the G20 conference June 26-27  2010. The city has erected 6-foot steel and concre...
Toronto is host to the G20 conference June 26-27, 2010. The city has erected 6-foot steel and concrete fences around a "hot zone" in the downtown core to keep protesters out.
Protesters in Raleigh.
Protesters in Raleigh.
Activist saluting peace to the police at Queen and Spadina.
Activist saluting peace to the police at Queen and Spadina.
Protesters on behalf of Swedish Journalists
Protesters on behalf of Swedish Journalists
Demonstraters storm Macy's on 34th Street protesting the Staten Island  New York grand jury&apo...
Demonstraters storm Macy's on 34th Street protesting the Staten Island, New York grand jury's decision not to indict a police officer involved in the chokehold death of a black man, December 5, 2014 in New York City
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"Romneymobile Cadillac, with Seamus the dog on top.
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Bystanders greeted Izmit protesters to show their support.  One banner reads  Everywhere is Taksim. ...
Bystanders greeted Izmit protesters to show their support. One banner reads "Everywhere is Taksim." Notice the woman in red.
Toronto is host to the G20 conference June 26-27  2010. The city has erected 6-foot steel and concre...
Toronto is host to the G20 conference June 26-27, 2010. The city has erected 6-foot steel and concrete fences around a "hot zone" in the downtown core to keep protesters out.
Protesters donning umbrellas
Protesters donning umbrellas

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