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Greek PM faces week of protests over new austerity bill
Greek PM faces week of protests over new austerity bill

Greece's prime minister faces protests this week over a bill that must pass for the country to receive a fresh tranche of EU-IMF aid.

Greek PM faces week of protests over new austerity bill
US 'cautiously encouraged' by timeline for Egypt vote
US 'cautiously encouraged' by timeline for Egypt vote

The United States said Tuesday it was "cautiously encouraged" by a timeline proposed by Egypt's interim rulers for elections to replace ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi.

US 'cautiously encouraged' by timeline for Egypt vote
Brazil unrest could flare anew during papal visit
Brazil unrest could flare anew during papal visit

Brazil's social turmoil over poor public services and endemic political corruption appears to have abated but could flare again during Pope Francis' visit later this month.

Brazil unrest could flare anew during papal visit
Five dead in Egypt as protests call for Morsi to go
Five dead in Egypt as protests call for Morsi to go

Five people died as protesters flooded Egypt's streets calling for Islamist President Mohamed Morsi to step down.

Five dead in Egypt as protests call for Morsi to go
Brazil leader pushes for reform as FIFA hails Confed Cup
Brazil leader pushes for reform as FIFA hails Confed Cup

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff on Friday raced to build support for reforms in response to nationwide protests as the head of world football hailed the Brazil-hosted Confederations Cup as the "best ever."

Brazil leader pushes for reform as FIFA hails Confed Cup
Egg-throwing protesters blockade Bulgaria parliament
Egg-throwing protesters blockade Bulgaria parliament

An angry crowd of Bulgarian demonstrators, some throwing eggs and tomatoes, blockaded parliament on Wednesday on the 13th straight day of anti-government protests.

Egg-throwing protesters blockade Bulgaria parliament
Police clash anew with Istanbul protesters
Police clash anew with Istanbul protesters

Turkish police used tear gas, rubber bullets and water cannon as they dispersed several thousand demonstrators who had gathered anew in central Istanbul in the latest flare-up of protests.

Police clash anew with Istanbul protesters
More protests as Brazilian street speaks
More protests as Brazilian street speaks

A new wave of street protests swept Brazil on Sunday amid mounting popular support for demands for wide-ranging institutional reform and investment in crumbling public services.

More protests as Brazilian street speaks
Rousseff says Brazil can do better, slams violence
Rousseff says Brazil can do better, slams violence

Embattled president Dilma Rousseff admitted in a televised address that Brazil can do better and pledged to do more to fight corruption.

Rousseff says Brazil can do better, slams violence
Brazil fare hikes rolled back in victory for protests
Brazil fare hikes rolled back in victory for protests

Brazil's two biggest cities on Wednesday rolled back transit fare hikes that had triggered massive protests as demonstrators clashed with police outside a Confederations Cup match.

Brazil fare hikes rolled back in victory for protests
Rousseff vows to listen to Brazil's protesting youths
Rousseff vows to listen to Brazil's protesting youths

Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff tried to get ahead of a wave of popular protest Tuesday, vowing to listen to the complaints of youths angered by the cost of staging the World Cup.

Rousseff vows to listen to Brazil's protesting youths
Turkey warns it may use army to end protest unrest
Turkey warns it may use army to end protest unrest

Turkey warned on Monday it may bring in the army to help quell nearly three weeks of nationwide anti-government protests as two major union federations went on strike over police violence against demonstrators.

Turkey warns it may use army to end protest unrest
Turkey PM says 'duty' to oust protesters as clashes rage
Turkey PM says 'duty' to oust protesters as clashes rage

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday told a crowd of more than 100,000 supporters it was his "duty" to order a crackdown on an Istanbul protest park.

Turkey PM says 'duty' to oust protesters as clashes rage
Thousands protest in Bulgaria, dismissing PM's olive branch
Thousands protest in Bulgaria, dismissing PM's olive branch

Thousands of people protested in Bulgaria for a third day on Sunday in a show of anger against the government.

Thousands protest in Bulgaria, dismissing PM's olive branch
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Anti-poverty activists gather, but Syria dominates G8 talks

Thousands of protesters are expected on the streets of Belfast to urge G8 leaders to act on global poverty, although the issue looks likely to be overshadowed by concerns over the Syria conflict.

Anti-poverty activists gather, but Syria dominates G8 talks
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Putin foe Navalny nominated for Moscow mayor

Russia's top opposition figure Alexei Navalny faced the uphill battle of getting on the ballot for Moscow mayor on Saturday after being nominated for the post by other leaders of the country's nascent protest movement.

Putin foe Navalny nominated for Moscow mayor
Brazilians back on the street against high travel fares
Brazilians back on the street against high travel fares

Thousands of youths clashed with riot police across central Sao Paulo late Thursday in a fresh round of rowdy protests over higher mass transit fares.

Brazilians back on the street against high travel fares
Turkey PM in emergency talks as protesters defy 'last warning'
Turkey PM in emergency talks as protesters defy 'last warning'

Turkish protest leaders went into emergency talks with Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday.

Turkey PM in emergency talks as protesters defy 'last warning'
Turkey PM floats referendum to end Istanbul park protest
Turkey PM floats referendum to end Istanbul park protest

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he would consider holding a referendum on plans to redevelop an Istanbul park that have sparked nationwide protests.

Turkey PM floats referendum to end Istanbul park protest
Uneasy calm in Turkey's riot square after violence
Uneasy calm in Turkey's riot square after violence

An uneasy calm returned to Istanbul's protest square early Wednesday after running clashes between riot police and protesters.

Uneasy calm in Turkey's riot square after violence