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Brazil president's own supporters revolt against her austerity plans
Brazil president's own supporters revolt against her austerity plans

When Brazil's leftist President Dilma Rousseff loses the support of someone like longtime backer Edson Silva, perhaps she had better start worrying.

Brazil president's own supporters revolt against her austerity plans
London march urges UK change of heart on refugees
London march urges UK change of heart on refugees

Tens of thousands of people marched through London in protest against Britain's refugee policy, with new Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn attending in his first political engagement only hours after being elected.

London march urges UK change of heart on refugees
1.4 mn people at Catalan independence demo: city police
1.4 mn people at Catalan independence demo: city police

Some 1.4 million people joined a march demanding independence for the Catalonia region from Spain, Barcelona city police said.

1.4 mn people at Catalan independence demo: city police
Pressure on Malaysian PM mounts as ex-leader backs protests
Pressure on Malaysian PM mounts as ex-leader backs protests

Pressure mounted on Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak as influential former leader Mahathir Mohamad threw his weight behind mass protests.

Pressure on Malaysian PM mounts as ex-leader backs protests
Malaysians gather in capital to demand reform, PM's ouster
Malaysians gather in capital to demand reform, PM's ouster

Malaysians gather in capital to demand reform, PM's ouster
Malaysia PM criticises upcoming demonstration
Malaysia PM criticises upcoming demonstration

Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak criticised organisers of a weekend protest demanding his ouster, saying the timing and venue of the demonstration would clash with independence day parade rehearsals.

Malaysia PM criticises upcoming demonstration
Brazilians rage against president, corruption
Brazilians rage against president, corruption

Hundreds of thousands of protesters demanded Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff's resignation, blaming her and the leftist Workers' Party for runaway corruption,

Brazilians rage against president, corruption
Nepal appeals for calm after deadly clashes over constitution
Nepal appeals for calm after deadly clashes over constitution

Nepali politicians including Prime Minister Sushil Koirala appealed for calm as hundreds protested against a new constitution for a second day.

Nepal appeals for calm after deadly clashes over constitution
Shots fired as Ferguson marks anniversary of teen's death
Shots fired as Ferguson marks anniversary of teen's death

A day of peaceful remembrance marking the anniversary of a black teen's killing by police in the US city of Ferguson came to a violent end Sunday as gunfire left at least one protester injured.

Shots fired as Ferguson marks anniversary of teen's death
Thousands of Iraqis protest corruption, poor services
Thousands of Iraqis protest corruption, poor services

Thousands of Iraqis vented their anger Friday at rampant corruption and abysmal electricity services as the country's first protest movement in years increased pressure for officials to be held accountable.

Thousands of Iraqis protest corruption, poor services
London braces for travel chaos as Tube strike begins
London braces for travel chaos as Tube strike begins

London Underground staff walked off their posts to protest plans to run Tube trains all night at weekends, the second shutdown of the British capital's subway in under a month.

London braces for travel chaos as Tube strike begins
Russian outcry over plan to destroy smuggled Western foods
Russian outcry over plan to destroy smuggled Western foods

Russians hit out against government plans to destroy hundreds of tonnes of Western food smuggled into the crisis-hit country.

Russian outcry over plan to destroy smuggled Western foods
Over 10,000 Finns rally in support of multiculturalism
Over 10,000 Finns rally in support of multiculturalism

Over ten thousand people rallied in Helsinki to support multiculturalism and protest recent controversial statements by a populist legislator, police said.

Over 10,000 Finns rally in support of multiculturalism
Americans pack Times Square to denounce Iran deal
Americans pack Times Square to denounce Iran deal

Protesters poured into New York's Times Square to denounce the Iran nuclear deal as a threat to Israel and global security, demanding that Congress reject the agreement.

Americans pack Times Square to denounce Iran deal
Demonstrators regroup after Armenian police break up energy price protest
Demonstrators regroup after Armenian police break up energy price protest

Hundreds of demonstrators gathered on a central square in the Armenian capital pledging to carry on protests over energy price hikes after police cleared a key artery they had blocked for weeks.

Demonstrators regroup after Armenian police break up energy price protest
Armenia opens probe into police violence against protesters
Armenia opens probe into police violence against protesters

Armenian authorities launched a criminal investigation into police officers involved in a brutal crackdown on demonstrators protesting against electricity price hikes.

Armenia opens probe into police violence against protesters
Hollande condemns violent French protests against Uber
Hollande condemns violent French protests against Uber

French President Francois Hollande on Friday condemned violent protests against ride-booking app Uber after taxi drivers set fire to vehicles and blocked highways.

Hollande condemns violent French protests against Uber
Rick Owens fashion show turns political with anti-Merkel sign
Rick Owens fashion show turns political with anti-Merkel sign

A model at a Rick Owens fashion show in Paris brandished a banner saying "Please Kill Angela Merkel - Not", prompting the designer to note he had nothing to do with the "act of protest."

Rick Owens fashion show turns political with anti-Merkel sign
Armenian PM rejects protesters' demands as anger simmers
Armenian PM rejects protesters' demands as anger simmers

The Armenian government refused to reverse a controversial electricity price hike, sparking fresh anger among thousands of demonstrators.

Armenian PM rejects protesters' demands as anger simmers
Armenia's 'Electric Yerevan' protests enter seventh day
Armenia's 'Electric Yerevan' protests enter seventh day

Rallies in the Armenian capital against electricity price hikes and police violence entered the seventh day with protesters adamant they will not back down.

Armenia's 'Electric Yerevan' protests enter seventh day