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Parents of missing Mexico students clash with troops
Parents of missing Mexico students clash with troops

Students and relatives of 43 missing aspiring teachers stormed a Mexican military base in the city where they vanished.

Parents of missing Mexico students clash with troops
25,000 attend German anti-Islam march, but counter-protests bigger
25,000 attend German anti-Islam march, but counter-protests bigger

A record 25,000 people joined an anti-Islamic march in Germany, claiming their stance was vindicated by last week's Paris jihadist attacks.

25,000 attend German anti-Islam march, but counter-protests bigger
Upstart Spanish party vows large Madrid demonstration
Upstart Spanish party vows large Madrid demonstration

Spain's upstart left-wing protest party Podemos said it plans to hold a massive demonstration in Madrid on January 31 to press for political change.

Upstart Spanish party vows large Madrid demonstration
Millions unite against terrorism in historic French demos
Millions unite against terrorism in historic French demos

Millions marched against terrorism in the largest protests France has ever seen, led by world leaders in Paris uniting in tribute to the victims of Islamist attacks.

Millions unite against terrorism in historic French demos
Brazilians detained in protests over bus fare hikes
Brazilians detained in protests over bus fare hikes

Tensions were high in Sao Paulo after police resorted to tear gas and detained some 50 protesters.

Brazilians detained in protests over bus fare hikes
Protesters across Americas rally behind 'I am Charlie'
Protesters across Americas rally behind 'I am Charlie'

Hundreds rallied night in the frigid cold proclaiming "I am Charlie" in solidarity with those killed in a deadly attack on French magazine Charlie Hebdo.

Protesters across Americas rally behind 'I am Charlie'
Thousands bid farewell to murdered New York cop
Thousands bid farewell to murdered New York cop

Thousands of police gathered in New York to bid farewell to a murdered officer where a small number used the funeral to protest against mayor Bill de Blasio once again.

Thousands bid farewell to murdered New York cop
Hungarian protesters hit out at Orban's 'move towards Russia'
Hungarian protesters hit out at Orban's 'move towards Russia'

Hungarians protested at what they see as the country's move towards Russia in the latest demonstration against the government of controversial Prime Minister Viktor Orban.

Hungarian protesters hit out at Orban's 'move towards Russia'
Thousands protest in Mexico City over missing students
Thousands protest in Mexico City over missing students

Some three thousand people took to the streets of downtown Mexico City, three months after the disappearance and likely massacre of 43 students.

Thousands protest in Mexico City over missing students
Protesters defy New York call for moratorium
Protesters defy New York call for moratorium

A national coalition of activists rejected calls to suspend anti-police protests in New York after two officers were murdered.

Protesters defy New York call for moratorium
Embattled New York mayor calls for end to protests
Embattled New York mayor calls for end to protests

Embattled Mayor Bill de Blasio urged New Yorkers to put aside politics and protests to mourn two murdered police officers.

Embattled New York mayor calls for end to protests
Mexican student protesters vandalize SUV carrying mayor
Mexican student protesters vandalize SUV carrying mayor

Dozens of protesting students vandalized an SUV carrying the mayor of the Mexican coastal city of Acapulco, demanding justice over the presumed murder of 43 classmates

Mexican student protesters vandalize SUV carrying mayor
Macau democracy leader says he's being watched before Xi visit
Macau democracy leader says he's being watched before Xi visit

A Macau pro-democracy leader said he is being "watched" by authorities before a visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping.

Macau democracy leader says he's being watched before Xi visit
Hong Kong police prepare to swoop on last protest site
Hong Kong police prepare to swoop on last protest site

Police prepared to clear Hong Kong's last remaining pro-democracy protest site where just a handful of demonstrators remain.

Hong Kong police prepare to swoop on last protest site
Third night of US protests against police killings
Third night of US protests against police killings

Thousands of demonstrators marched in major cities across the United States in a fresh wave of protests against a spate of killings of unarmed black men by white police officers.

Third night of US protests against police killings
Fast-food workers strike across US for $15 minimum pay
Fast-food workers strike across US for $15 minimum pay

Fast-food workers and others in low-pay jobs launched one-day strikes and protests across the United States demanding a $15 an hour minimum wage and union rights.

Fast-food workers strike across US for $15 minimum pay
Hong Kong protest founders to 'surrender', urge students to retreat
Hong Kong protest founders to 'surrender', urge students to retreat

The original founders of Hong Kong's pro-democracy Occupy movement tearfully announced they would "surrender" by turning themselves in to police.

Hong Kong protest founders to 'surrender', urge students to retreat
Spain's Canary islanders protest against oil drilling
Spain's Canary islanders protest against oil drilling

About 200 people, including tourists, formed a giant "SOS" on a beach on Spain's Canary Islands to protest against drilling for oil off the archipelago.

Spain's Canary islanders protest against oil drilling
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Celebrities call for 'Black Friday' boycott

US celebrities called for a boycott to take place- to protest a grand jury's decision not to prosecute a police officer who fatally shot a black teen.

Celebrities call for 'Black Friday' boycott
Hong Kong democracy movement split in protest-weary city
Hong Kong democracy movement split in protest-weary city

Hong Kong's pro-democracy protesters are at a crossroads -- as public support fades after nearly two months of mass sit-ins and gridlocked traffic.

Hong Kong democracy movement split in protest-weary city