Protests and demonstrations

Protesters march past Moulin Rouge cabaret in Paris, France, Saturday, April 6, 2019. Protesters from the yellow vest movement are taking to the streets of France for a 21st straight weekend, with hundreds gathered for a march across Paris, one of numerous protests around the country. (AP Photo/Rafael Yaghobzadeh)
April 06, 2019 - 12:37 pm
PARIS (AP) — Protesters from the yellow vest movement took to the streets of France on Saturday for a 21st straight weekend, with thousands marching across Paris and a group briefly invading the busy beltway around the capital. Riot police rounded up the protesters on the beltway and fired a round...
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Protestors outside The Dorcester hotel on Park Lane in London, demonstrating against the Brunei anti-gay laws, Saturday April 6, 2019. Protesters gather outside the hotel owned by the Sultan of Brunei, to decry Islamic laws in the Southeast Asian nation of Brunei that punish gay sex and adultery by stoning offenders to death. (Sophie Hogan/PA via AP)
April 06, 2019 - 11:47 am
LONDON (AP) — Dozens of people protested in London on Saturday against new Islamic laws in Brunei that punish gay sex and adultery by stoning offenders to death, while the University of Oxford said it will reconsider an honorary degree it awarded the sultan of Brunei following international outcry...
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A policeman kicks a protesting migrant during clashes outside a refugee camp in the village of Diavata, west of Thessaloniki, northern Greece, Saturday, April 6, 2019. Clashes between hundreds of protesting migrants and police continue for a third day outside an overcrowded migrant camp, with migrants throwing rocks at police and the latter responding with tear gas and stun grenades. (AP Photo/Giannis Papanikos)
April 06, 2019 - 8:33 am
DIAVATA, Greece (AP) — Hundreds of protesting migrants clashed with police for a third straight day in northern Greece on Saturday, with migrants throwing rocks at officers who responded with tear gas and stun grenades. Authorities say the demonstrations outside a migrant camp in Diavata have been...
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In this March 23, 2019, photo, a man holds a banner during a protest against President Milo Djukanovic in Montenegro's capital Podgorica. The anti-government demonstrations came as similar protests were already taking place in neighboring Serbia and Albania, where protesters are also seeking ouster of leaders whom they accuse of autocratic rule and corruption despite their proclaimed bids to take their countries into the European Union. (AP Photo/Risto Bozovic)
April 06, 2019 - 7:23 am
PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — It all started with a video posted on social media: a secret recording from 2016 that appears to show a well-known local tycoon hand over an envelope containing bundles of cash to a party associate of Montenegro's long-standing leader. The prominent businessman, a...
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In this Friday March 22, 2019 image, groups of young people roam the streets picking up bottles and other detritus after Algeria's weekly pro-democracy protests, in a powerful demonstration of the movement's peaceful, hopeful spirit. (AP Photo/Fateh Guidoum)
April 06, 2019 - 1:54 am
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Here's one way Algeria's protest movement is unlike any other: After massive pro-democracy demonstrations every week, the protesters themselves roam the streets picking up bottles, papers and other detritus left behind. It's a powerful symbol of the movement's peaceful,...
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Prisoner Franklin Perez, 29, hugs his son and his mother Lidia in his home after he was released to house arrest, in Managua, Nicaragua, Friday, April 5, 2019. Perez is among the 50 people released Friday who had been jailed for protesting against President Daniel Ortega's government. However charges were not dropped against the demonstrators. Instead they were for the most part transferred to a form of house arrest, short of the unrestricted freedom that the opposition has demanded. (AP Photo/Alfredo Zuniga)
April 06, 2019 - 12:00 am
MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Nicaragua on Friday released another 50 people jailed for protesting against President Daniel Ortega's government, bringing the number freed since late February to about 200 in a unilateral action separate from a broader deal covering hundreds considered political...
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April 05, 2019 - 1:58 pm
MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Police in Belarus have arrested an opposition leader and another activist as demonstrators for the second day try to prevent authorities from removing wooden crosses at a site near Minsk where tens of thousands of people were executed under Soviet dictator Josef Stalin. The...
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President Donald Trump speaks with reporters before boarding Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House, Friday, April 5, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
April 05, 2019 - 11:43 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — No, thanks. President Donald Trump says he's got better things to do than attend the "boring" and "negative" White House Correspondents' Association dinner. Trump said Friday he'll hold one of his signature political rallies as counter-programming to the glitzy April 27 press...
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April 05, 2019 - 9:30 am
CAIRO (AP) — Sudan's security forces have killed at least 60 people in more than three months of street protests, an international rights group said Friday as dozens of Sudanese took part in anti-government protests in the capital, Khartoum, and other cities. Physicians for Human Rights said...
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In this image from state TV broadcaster ENTV, Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, sitting in wheelchair, views the document as he presents his resignation to president of Constitutional Council Tayeb Belaiz, during a meeting Tuesday April 2, 2019. Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika stepped down on Tuesday after 20 years in office, following six weeks of massive nationwide public protests aimed at pushing him and his much-criticized inner circle from power in the gas-rich nation. (ENTV via AP)
April 05, 2019 - 8:57 am
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algerians whose pro-democracy movement forced out longtime President Abdelaziz Bouteflika chanted, sang and celebrated their victory Friday — and demanded that other top figures leave too. Tens of thousands of people massed in Algiers boulevards and marched toward the...
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