Protests and demonstrations

Demonstrators hold Algerian flags during a protest in Bordj Bou Arreridj, east of Algiers, Friday, April 26, 2019. Algerians are massing for a 10th week of protests against their country's ruling class, calling for the ex-president's brother to be put on trial. (AP Photo/Toufik Doudou)
April 26, 2019 - 3:51 pm
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — The powerful chief of Algeria's army became a top target of demonstrators who massed Friday for a 10th week of largely peaceful protests against their country's ruling class. As in previous weeks, marching protesters shouted "System, get out," a reference to the entourage...
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A young boy points a camera he was playing with towards a new piece of street art believed to be by street artist Banksy on a wall where Extinction Rebellion climate protesters had set up a camp in Marble Arch, London, Friday, April 26, 2019. Extinction Rebellion ended its remaining blockades in London on Thursday evening with a closing ceremony, after disrupting the British capital for 10 days. The non-violent protest group is seeking negotiations with the government on its demand to make slowing climate change a top priority. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
April 26, 2019 - 1:28 pm
LONDON (AP) — Officials in London are trying to determine if a stenciled mural that appeared at a base camp for climate protests was created by the street artist Banksy. The mural is on a wall at Marble Arch, where the group Extinction Rebellion had an encampment for 10 days until Thursday and...
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In this Tuesday, April 23, 2019, photo, Sudanese protesters crowd a train in the capital Khartoum. Sudanese activists were holding nationwide protests on Tuesday to press the military to hand over power to a civilian authority after the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir earlier this month.(AP Photo)
April 26, 2019 - 11:29 am
KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Islamists in Sudan long allied with ousted president Omar al-Bashir's regime called Friday for a rally to support military-backed Islamic rule in the face of alleged attempts by protesters to abolish it. Islamist preachers have been seeking to discredit protest leaders in...
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President Donald Trump boards Air Force One for a trip to Indianapolis to speak at the National Rifle Association annual meeting, Friday, April 26, 2019, in Andrews Air Force Base, Md. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
April 26, 2019 - 10:54 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is trying once more to defend his remarks about racial violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. Trump was asked Friday about his 2017 comments, when he said there were "very fine people on both sides" of a clash between white supremacists and anti-racist...
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People listen to speeches near the European Commission headquarters, background, during a protest by European trade unions in Brussels, Friday, April 26, 2019. Thousands of trade union demonstrators protested outside of European Union headquarters to demand better protection and working conditions in the wake of next month's EU-wide elections. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
April 26, 2019 - 8:38 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Thousands of trade union members protested outside European Union headquarters to demand better working conditions and protections for employees after next month's EU-wide elections. Union delegates from across many of the bloc's 28 nations gathered for the peaceful march in...
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April 25, 2019 - 2:14 pm
TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albanian opposition members have blocked national highways in their latest protest of a government they accuse of being corrupt and linked to organized crime, claims the government denies. Supporters of the center-right Democratic Party-led opposition blocked five separate...
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CodePink co-founder Medea Benjamin sits for an interview with The Associated Press, Wednesday, April 24, 2019, in the shuttered Venezuelan Embassy in Washington. Activists have been staging a round-the-clock vigil inside the embassy, occupying it to prevent representatives of Juan Guiado, opposition leader and self-proclaimed interim president, from taking over the building. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
April 25, 2019 - 1:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. supporters of embattled Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro were warned on Thursday to end a sit-in protest at the country's shuttered embassy in Washington. The U.S. envoy for Venezuela, Elliott Abrams, said the protesters who have camped out at the embassy for more than two...
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Police remove an Extinction Rebellion climate change protester who blocked a road outside the Goldman Sachs office in the City of London, Thursday, April 25, 2019. The non-violent protest group, Extinction Rebellion, is seeking negotiations with the government on its demand to make slowing climate change a top priority. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
April 25, 2019 - 8:00 am
LONDON (AP) — Environmental activists who have disrupted the British capital for 10 days blocked the main entrance to the London Stock Exchange on Thursday, gluing themselves to the doorway while wearing LED displays reading "climate emergency." Small groups of demonstrators also climbed atop a...
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FILE - In this April 23, 2019 file photo, French President Emmanuel Macron waits for Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the Elysee Palace in Paris. Macron is unveiling long-awaited plans to quell the yellow vest anti-government protests that have marred his presidency. He is planning to respond to yellow vest demonstrators' concerns over their loss of purchasing power with tax cuts for lower-income households and measures to boost pensions and help single parents (AP Photo/Thibault Camus, File)
April 25, 2019 - 7:24 am
PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron is set to unveil long-awaited plans Thursday to quell five months of yellow vest protests that have damaged his presidency. Macron will make a speech at the Elysee presidential palace based on three months of national debate aimed at addressing the...
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A young Extinction Rebellion climate change protester holds a banner as they briefly block a road in central London, Wednesday, April 24, 2019. The non-violent protest group, Extinction Rebellion, is seeking negotiations with the government on its demand to make slowing climate change a top priority. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
April 24, 2019 - 12:30 pm
LONDON (AP) — Climate change protesters who have brought parts of central London to a standstill for days say they will lift their blockades. The group Extinction Rebellion says it will end its remaining demonstrations at Marble Arch and Parliament Square on Thursday. Last week, the protesters...
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