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Demonstrators against Haiti vote outcome clash with police

Port-au-prince - Haitian police stopped hundreds of demonstrators challenging the presidential election's outcome on Wednesday, blocking them, clashing with stone-throwers and lobbing tear gas to disperse the crowds.

Myanmar crisis sparks Muslim protests in Asian capitals

Dhaka - Angry Muslim protesters took to the streets from Jakarta to Dhaka on Friday to denounce Myanmar over allegations of indiscriminate killing and rape in a military crackdown on the country's Rohingya Muslim minority.

Dakota Access Pipeline protests grow as companies look to courts

The companies behind the Dakota Access pipeline filed papers on Monday night in U.S. District Court, asking the court to intervene in the fight over the pipeline's completion.

More anti-Trump protests in New York, Miami, Portland

New York - Demonstrators took to the streets of Miami, New York, Portland and other US cities for a third straight night of nationwide protests to oppose Donald Trump's election as president.

Donald Trump election win prompts protests across US

Washington - Protesters burned a giant orange-haired head of Donald Trump in effigy, lit fires in the streets and blocked traffic as rage over the billionaire's election victory spilled onto the streets of major US cities.

Buffalo herd appears from nowhere at Standing Rock

A video of a herd of buffalo has been making its rounds online. The clip shows a buffalo heard appearing at the crest of a hill where the Dakota Pipeline protests are taking place.

Thousands march in Europe against EU-Canada trade deal

Paris - Thousands of people demonstrated Saturday in France, Spain and Poland against a EU-Canada free trade deal and a far more ambitious agreement with the United States.

Angry French villagers protest against migrant relocation plan

Paris - Demonstrators took to the streets Saturday in several towns across France to protest the government's plan to relocate migrants from the squalid Calais "Jungle" camp that is being shut down to their communities.

US police release video of fatal shooting of black man

Los Angeles - Following days of protests, police in San Diego on Friday released video footage of the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man, saying the decision was made to counter "misinformation" being circulated about the incident.

Protests after unarmed black man shot dead by US police

Los Angeles - Protesters marched in a California town following the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black man said to be mentally ill, as local officials urged calm and pledged a full investigation.

Charlotte police release video of black man's fatal shooting

Charlotte - Charlotte authorities have released footage of the deadly police shooting of a black man, after days of heavy pressure from politicians and vocal protesters, saying he had a gun and marijuana in his possession.

Family releases shocking video of Charlotte shooting

Charlotte - The family of the African American man whose death has triggered days of unrest in Charlotte, North Carolina has released dramatic video of the police shooting, raising pressure on authorities to make their own footage public.

'Don't shoot!' pleads victim's wife in Charlotte video

Charlotte - The wife of the African American man whose death has triggered days of unrest in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Friday released dramatic video footage of the moments before and after he was shot by police.

Pressure mounts to release police video of Charlotte shooting

Charlotte - Investigators in Charlotte faced mounting pressure Friday to release video footage of the police shooting of an African American man, after protesters defied a curfew and took to the North Carolina city's streets for a third straight night.

Third night of protests in US city amid heavy security

Charlotte - Protesters took to the streets for a third night in the US city of Charlotte on Thursday amid heavy security aimed at preventing more clashes over the fatal police shooting of a black man.

Gunshot, pepper spray: Mayhem on streets of Charlotte

Charlotte - The loud crack of a gunshot startled protesters as they hurled objects and clashed with riot police in Charlotte, North Carolina, where racial tensions soared a day after a black man was killed by officers.

Charlotte under emergency after violence flares anew

Charlotte - Charlotte, North Carolina awoke under a state of emergency Thursday after one person was seriously wounded in a second night of violent protests over the police shooting of a black man.

Violent protests in Charlotte over latest fatal US police shooting

Charlotte - Protests and looting rocked a North Carolina city early Wednesday, following the fatal police shooting of a black man, with a dozen officers and several demonstrators injured in the violence.

Zimbabwe protesters challenge fresh police ban in capital

Harare - Anti-government activists in Zimbabwe vowed Friday to challenge a police order barring protests in the capital Harare, on the eve of mass demonstrations planned across the country against veteran ruler President Robert Mugabe.

Hong Kong pro-democracy leaders escape jail on protest charges

Hong Kong - Three leaders of Hong Kong's "Umbrella Revolution" avoided jail Monday over 2014 pro-democracy protests as a court said political tension would not sway its judgement, in a city divided by Beijing's tightening grip.

Protesters try to disrupt Rio marathon

Rio De Janeiro - Protesters sought to disrupt the Olympic women's marathon on Sunday running in front of the leaders near the finish before being intercepted by police on motorcycles.

Brazil cracks down on Olympics protesters

Rio De Janeiro - Rio Olympics organizers on Sunday threw their weight behind a police crackdown on Brazilians holding up signs in stadiums against unpopular interim president Michel Temer, despite accusations of censorship.

Protests planned as Olympic torch approaches the end of its nationwide relay around Brazil

Rio De Janeiro - The Olympic torch approached the end of its nationwide relay around Brazil on Thursday, the day after police clashed with demonstrators and with new political protests planned for the opening ceremony.

Hong Kong student leader pleads not guilty

Hong Kong - A Hong Kong student protester pleaded not guilty Friday to multiple criminal charges over a demonstration against a pro-Beijing figure, a day after the conviction of an "Umbrella Revolution" leader was blasted by rights activists.

Syria activists urge protests over deadly coalition raids

Birut - Syrian activists on Thursday called for widespread protests after dozens of civilians were reportedly killed in US-led coalition air strikes near a northern town held by the Islamic State group.

Hong Kong 'Umbrella Revolution' leader convicted for protests

Hong Kong - A key figure in Hong Kong's 'Umbrella Revolution' was convicted Thursday of participating in a protest that sparked mass pro-democracy rallies, in a prosecution blasted as a "chilling warning" by rights campaigners.

People in China are rioting at KFC locations, shattering iPhones

People are protesting and boycotting KFC locations across China. Following last week's ruling that Beijing had no legal claim in the South China Sea, many Chinese citizens are blaming the US.

Three police officers shot and killed in Baton Rouge, LA.

Baton Rouge - Three police officers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana were shot and killed today and as many as four other officers have been wounded when one or more people opened fire on them in an apparent ambush.

Riots rock South Africa's capital ahead of vote

Pretoria - Buses were torched and roads were barricaded with rocks and burning tyres in South Africa's capital Pretoria Tuesday in riots sparked by upcoming nationwide municipal elections.

Is Paris burning? Recurring violence dogs France's image

Paris - What with protesters and police clashing in Paris, football hooligans brawling at Euro 2016 matches and a deadly jihadist attack, France is hardly a picture-postcard destination these days.
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Hundreds of Toronto activists gathered at Toronto Police Headquarters at 40 College Street in order to show their support for legalizing marijuana
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Hundreds of protesters outside of city hall clashing with Toronto police officers. The peaceful protest became violent after activists wanted to enter city hall.
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Al-Azhar University student supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood and deposed President Mohamed Morsi make the four-finger Rabaa gesture as they hold tear gas canisters during clashes with riot police and residents of the area at the Al-Azhar University campus in Cairo
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Washington: Protest of the partial government shutdown
Washington: Protest of the partial government shutdown
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Cops standing in formation to prevent protesters from walking through the street.
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A Turkish woman reads her freedom declaration to police
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Police in Istanbul
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Scenes from downtown Chicago on the first day of major NATO protests. An intersection is shut down due to a sit-in
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Canadians gather at Ontario Legislature to support Egypt.
Canadians gather at Ontario Legislature to support Egypt.
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A concerned Toronto individual looks on as one billboard reads, "1% Margin of Error."
Protest in Madrid Spain over latest budget cuts and bailout.
Protest in Madrid Spain over latest budget cuts and bailout.
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Occupy Toronto protester holding an "Evict Rob Ford" pamphlet.
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Hundreds of Toronto activists gathered at Toronto Police Headquarters at 40 College Street in order to show their support for legalizing marijuana
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Map showing locations of events on May 12, 2012
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