Protests and demonstrations

People with flags and balloons walk to mark May Day on Red Square in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, May 1, 2019, with the St. Basil's Cathedral in the background. As in Soviet times, people paraded across Red Square, but instead of red flags with the Communist hammer and sickle, they waved the Russian tricolor. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
May 01, 2019 - 7:03 am
BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on May Day events and rallies around the world (all times local): 1 p.m. Spain's workers are marching on May Day in major cities to make their voices heard days before acting Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez starts negotiating with other parties to form a new government. Spain'...
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Fireworks launched by opponents of Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro land near Bolivarian National Guard armored vehicles loyal to Maduro, during an attempted military uprising in Caracas, Venezuela, Tuesday, April 30, 2019. Opposition leader Juan Guaido took to the streets with a small contingent of heavily armed troops in a call for the military to rise up. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
April 30, 2019 - 7:53 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Opposition leader Juan Guaidó took a bold step to revive his movement to seize power in Venezuela, taking to the streets Tuesday to call for a military uprising that drew quick support from the Trump administration and fierce resistance from forces loyal to embattled...
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Venezuela's self-proclaimed president Juan Guaido, holding megaphone, and opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez, top right, stand before supporters in Altamira Plaza in Caracas, Venezuela, Tuesday, April 30, 2019. Guaidó and Lopez took to the streets with a small contingent of heavily armed troops early Tuesday in a bold and risky call for the military to rise up and oust President Nicolas Maduro. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
April 30, 2019 - 3:46 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 3:40 p.m. Chile's foreign ministry says Venezuelan activist Leopoldo López and his family have sought refuge at the country's diplomatic mission in Caracas. López had been under house arrest, but was...
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Swarthmore College students gather at the Phi Psi fraternity house during a sit-in, Monday, April 29, 2019, in Swarthmore, Pa. Students at the suburban Philadelphia college have occupied the on-campus fraternity house in an effort to get it shut down after documents allegedly belonging to Phi Psi surfaced this month containing derogatory comments about women and the LGBTQ community and jokes about sexual assault. (AP Photo)
April 29, 2019 - 4:47 pm
Student protesters at Swarthmore College occupied an on-campus fraternity house Monday following the leak of documents purportedly describing some members' derogatory comments and sexual assault jokes. The demonstration is aimed at shutting down the Phi Psi chapter at the private liberal arts...
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Thousands of people take part in a march in the centre of Prague, Monday April 29, 2019, to protest the proposed replacement of the justice minister. The protesters said Monday it might compromise the legal system at a time when prosecutors have to decide whether to indict Prime Minister Andrej Babis over alleged fraud involving European Union funds. (Vit Simanek/CTK via AP)
April 29, 2019 - 3:55 pm
PRAGUE (AP) — Thousands of Czechs are rallying in Prague and elsewhere to protest the proposed replacement of the justice minister. The protesters said Monday that might compromise the legal system at a time when prosecutors have to decide whether to indict Prime Minister Andrej Babis over alleged...
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FILE - In this Friday Oct. 12, 2018 file photo, the Ugandan pop star and opposition politician known as Bobi Wine, whose real name is Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, poses next to a mural of himself during a visit to an activists' arts center in Nairobi, Kenya. Wine was remanded to jail on Monday, April 29, 2019 after being charged over his role in a street protest last year against a tax on social media. (AP Photo/Brian Inganga, File)
April 29, 2019 - 11:54 am
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — The Ugandan pop star and opposition politician known as Bobi Wine was remanded to a maximum-security prison on Monday after being charged over his role in a street protest last year against a tax on social media. Wine, whose real name is Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, and others led an...
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In this photo made 27 April 2019, Polish actress Magdalena Cielecka aims a banana like a gun at her head to protest the removal of an art work from the National Museum in Warsaw that features a woman eating a banana with visible pleasure, which the conservative authorities say is obscene. wld (AP Photo/Dario Salina)
April 29, 2019 - 8:30 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's artists and opposition politicians are posting photos of themselves eating bananas in protest after the country's authorities called an artwork featuring the fruit obscene and removed it from a top national gallery. The 1973 video "Consumer Art," by prominent artist...
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Protesters chant against military rule and demand the prosecution of former officials, at the Armed Forces Square, in Khartoum, Sudan, Sunday April 28, 2019. Sudanese protest leaders held talks with the ruling military council on Sunday after the military condemned an attack on an Islamist party close to President Omar al-Bashir, who was removed from power and jailed earlier this month. (AP Photos/Salih Basheer)
April 29, 2019 - 5:04 am
KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Islamists in Sudan who were allied with ousted autocrat Omar al-Bashir say they have cancelled a planned rally for fear of violence from the protesters who drove him from power earlier this month. Ultraconservative preacher Abdel-Hay Youssef said in video posted on Facebook...
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A supporter of Venezuela's president Nicolas Maduro, holds a sign that reads in Spanish "OAS Hypocrites, Criminals" during a government rally in Caracas, Venezuela, Saturday, April 27, 2019. The Trump administration has added Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza to a Treasury Department sanctions target list as it increases pressure on embattled President Nicolas Maduro. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
April 27, 2019 - 5:03 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The government of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro on Saturday staged a rally to celebrate its split with a key regional forum, the Organization of American States. Supporters of Maduro attended the demonstration in the Venezuelan capital to denounce the 35-member OAS,...
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Women from the Philippines react, outside of the presidential palace in Nicosia, Cyprus, Friday, April 26, 2019. Up to 1,000 people turned out in front of Cyprus' presidential palace to remember the five foreign women and 2 girls that a military officer has confessed to killing in what police are again calling "an unprecedented crime." (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
April 27, 2019 - 1:54 am
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Hundreds of people turned up for a protest vigil outside Cyprus' presidential palace Friday to mourn seven women and girls who police say a military officer confessed to killing and to question if authorities failed to adequately investigate when foreign workers were reported...
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