Protests and demonstrations

A woman with a wounded leg during clashes between protestors and police, is transported in a wheelbarrow, during protests over fuel hikes in Harare, Zimbabwe, Monday, Jan. 14, 2019. Zimbabwean police on Monday fired tear gas in suburbs of the capital an attempt to disperse angry demonstrators who burned tires and threw stones to protest fuel price hikes. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
January 14, 2019 - 11:10 am
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwean soldiers on Monday deployed in some urban areas where police clashed with protesters over fuel hikes, deepening the sense of crisis in a country whose economy is rapidly deteriorating. At least 13 people were injured by gunfire and 12 were arrested, human rights...
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French President Emmanuel Macron poses next to a traditional epiphany cake at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, Friday, Jan. 11, 2019. (Ian Langsdon /Pool Photo via AP)
January 14, 2019 - 10:07 am
PARIS (AP) — Anti-government protesters and political rivals of President Emmanuel Macron criticized a sweeping "letter to the French" he issued after two months of weekly demonstrations, saying Monday his response was inadequate to quell anger over his economic policies. The letter released Sunday...
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January 14, 2019 - 9:57 am
HAIFA, Israel (AP) — An art exhibit in Israel featuring a crucified Ronald McDonald has sparked protests by the country's Arab Christian minority. Hundreds of Christians calling for the sculpture's removal protested at the museum in the northern city of Haifa last week. Israeli police say...
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People march during a protest against populist President Aleksandar Vucic in Belgrade, Serbia, Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019. Critics accuse the president of imposing an autocracy through strict control over the media and promoting hate speech against the opponents. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
January 12, 2019 - 2:38 pm
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Several thousand people have turned out in Belgrade for the sixth week of street protests against populist Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic and his government. Demonstrations first started after thugs beat up an opposition politician in November, prompting calls for more...
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French riot police take positions in the city center during a yellow vest demonstration in Marseille, southern France, Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019. The French Interior Ministry says about 32,000 people have turned out in yellow vest demonstrations across France, including 8,000 in Paris, where scuffles broke out between protesters and police. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)
January 12, 2019 - 2:13 pm
PARIS (AP) — Thousands of yellow vest protesters marched Saturday through Paris and other French cities for a ninth straight weekend to denounce President Emmanuel Macron's economic policies, and repeated tensions broke out with police. Sporadic violence broke out during protests in Paris, Bourges...
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A protestor hold a smoke grande during a demonstration in Bourges, central France, Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019. Paris brought in armored vehicles and the central French city of Bourges shuttered shops to brace for new yellow vest protests. The movement is seeking new arenas and new momentum for its weekly demonstrations. Authorities deployed 80,000 security forces nationwide for a ninth straight weekend of anti-government protests. (AP Photo/Rafael Yaghobzadeh)
January 12, 2019 - 10:58 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on French yellow vest protests (all times local): 4:50 p.m. The French Interior Ministry says about 32,000 people have turned out in yellow vest demonstrations across France, including 8,000 in Paris, where scuffles broke out between protesters and police. The ministry said...
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Riot police throw a tear gas canister at teachers and other protesters, during clashes near the Prime Minister's office in Athens, Friday, Jan. 11, 2019. About 1,500 people took part in the protest. Teachers' unions oppose the government's selection process for the planned hiring of 15,000 new teachers over the next three years. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
January 11, 2019 - 3:08 pm
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's public order minister strongly criticized riot police for their handling of a violent protest Friday by school teachers in Athens who were demonstrating against government plans for hiring new teachers. Riot police fired tear gas to stop protesters from forcing their...
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President Donald Trump tours the U.S. border with Mexico Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019, in McAllen, Texas. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
January 10, 2019 - 11:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the partial government shutdown (all times local): 7:15 p.m. The former head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency says what's happening on the U.S. southern border is no emergency. W. Craig Fugate, who ran the national disaster agency...
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Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir greets his supporters at a rally in Khartoum, Sudan, Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019. Al-Bashir told the gathering of several thousands of supporters in the capital that he is ready to step down only “through election.” The remarks come after three weeks of anti-government protests. (AP Photo/Mahmoud Hjaj)
January 10, 2019 - 12:44 pm
CAIRO (AP) — Three Sudanese protesters were killed in clashes between police and demonstrators calling on longtime President Omar al-Bashir to step down, activists said Thursday, in the most violent protests seen in the Sudanese capital since anti-government demonstrations erupted across much of...
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In this image made from video, woman protesters march with a sign outside the building housing the Saudi consulate in Sydney, Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019. Four women held a topless protest in Sydney on Thursday to support runaway Saudi woman Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun, as Australia began considering her bid to settle in the country as a refugee.(Australia Broadcast Corporation via AP)
January 09, 2019 - 9:27 pm
SYDNEY (AP) — Four women held a topless protest in Sydney on Thursday to support runaway Saudi woman Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun, as Australia began considering her bid to settle in the country as a refugee. Alqunun was on Wednesday deemed a refugee by the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees, after...
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