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Armenia police disperse protest over power price hikes
Armenia police disperse protest over power price hikes

Riot police in the Armenian capital early used water cannon to disperse several hundred demonstrators protesting a government hike in electricity prices.

Armenia police disperse protest over power price hikes
Protesters muzzled at Chinese dog meat festival
Protesters muzzled at Chinese dog meat festival

Campaigners protesting China's annual dog meat festival were forcibly dispersed by unidentified men as they attempted to rally outside a government office.

Protesters muzzled at Chinese dog meat festival
Burundi opposition denounces election commission
Burundi opposition denounces election commission

Burundi's opposition late Friday slammed the election commission for steering the country towards a controversial presidential vote next month.

Burundi opposition denounces election commission
Pussy Riot member arrested at Moscow women's rights demo
Pussy Riot member arrested at Moscow women's rights demo

A member of punk protest group Pussy Riot and a fellow activist were arrested at a demonstration in Moscow demanding better conditions for women held in Russian prisons.

Pussy Riot member arrested at Moscow women's rights demo
Kiev gay rights march ends in injuries, arrests
Kiev gay rights march ends in injuries, arrests

At least 10 people were injured and 25 arrested in Kiev as scuffles broke out between members of a rare Ukrainian gay pride march and their nationalist foes.

Kiev gay rights march ends in injuries, arrests
German anti-Islam movement seeks electoral anchor as rallies dwindle
German anti-Islam movement seeks electoral anchor as rallies dwindle

Germany's anti-Islam PEGIDA movement has its sights set on gaining a political foothold when its eastern stronghold city of Dresden goes to the polls.

German anti-Islam movement seeks electoral anchor as rallies dwindle
More than 30,000 rally at anti-G7 kick-off demo in Bavaria
More than 30,000 rally at anti-G7 kick-off demo in Bavaria

More than 30,000 people kicked off protests against a G7 summit starting at the weekend in the southern German state of Bavaria.

More than 30,000 rally at anti-G7 kick-off demo in Bavaria
Brazil protesters demand Rousseff impeachment
Brazil protesters demand Rousseff impeachment

Several hundred protesters gathered in Brasilia to demand the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff after they completed a 1,000-kilometer (650-mile) march on the capital.

Brazil protesters demand Rousseff impeachment
Polls open for Irish referendum on gay marriage
Polls open for Irish referendum on gay marriage

Polls opened in Ireland for a historic referendum on allowing same-sex marriage that is backed by all the main political parties but opposed by the Catholic Church.

Polls open for Irish referendum on gay marriage
Prince to lead peace concert in Baltimore
Prince to lead peace concert in Baltimore

Prince announced a peace concert in Baltimore on Mother's Day after the death in police custody of an African American man sparked sometimes violent protests.

Prince to lead peace concert in Baltimore
Baltimore lifts curfew, National Guard begins pullout
Baltimore lifts curfew, National Guard begins pullout

Baltimore lifted a curfew that was imposed across the US East Coast city following widespread riots, as thousands of National Guard troops began to pull out.

Baltimore lifts curfew, National Guard begins pullout
Malaysian opposition activists held after May Day protest
Malaysian opposition activists held after May Day protest

More than two dozen protesters including a leading human rights activist and opposition politicians were detained overnight in Malaysia.

Malaysian opposition activists held after May Day protest
Hundreds in New York demand justice for Freddie Gray
Hundreds in New York demand justice for Freddie Gray

Several hundred people protested in New York demanding police reform and justice for the African-American man who died from injuries sustained in custody in Baltimore.

Hundreds in New York demand justice for Freddie Gray
Femen and her father ruin France's Marine Le Pen's big day
Femen and her father ruin France's Marine Le Pen's big day

Bare-chested Femen activists making Nazi salutes disrupted a speech by France's far-right leader Marine Le Pen at her National Front party's traditional May 1 rally in Paris.

Femen and her father ruin France's Marine Le Pen's big day
Hong Kong protester 'beaten by police' slams case delay
Hong Kong protester 'beaten by police' slams case delay

A Hong Kong pro-democracy protester apparently assaulted by police -- in a beating captured on video.

Hong Kong protester 'beaten by police' slams case delay
Brazilians march against Rousseff government
Brazilians march against Rousseff government

Hundreds of thousands of Brazilians took to the streets, venting anger over government corruption and economic drift a month after larger protests gathered.

Brazilians march against Rousseff government
Hundreds protest Islamic law in Australia
Hundreds protest Islamic law in Australia

Protesters waving Australian flags and carrying signs such as "Yes Australia. No Sharia" rallied around the country.

Hundreds protest Islamic law in Australia
Mexicans protest six months after 43 students vanished
Mexicans protest six months after 43 students vanished

Thousands marched in Mexico City to mark six months since the disappearance of 43 college students.

Mexicans protest six months after 43 students vanished
Salvadorans march in memory of slain martyr Romero
Salvadorans march in memory of slain martyr Romero

Thousands of Salvadorans marched in memory of slain archbishop Oscar Romero, who was assassinated 35 years ago during the country's civil war.

Salvadorans march in memory of slain martyr Romero
Brazil's Rousseff pledges talks after mass protests
Brazil's Rousseff pledges talks after mass protests

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff pledged to hold talks with her growing number of critics and said her embattled government needed to show humility.

Brazil's Rousseff pledges talks after mass protests