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Hong Kong protests turn festive after tear gas chaos
Hong Kong protests turn festive after tear gas chaos

Tens of thousands of pro-democracy protesters turned parts of Hong Kong into a massive street party on Monday night.

Hong Kong protests turn festive after tear gas chaos
Protesting Hong Kong students storm government complex
Protesting Hong Kong students storm government complex

Dozens of protesters took part in an ongoing student demonstration against Beijing's refusal to grant the city unfettered democracy.

Protesting Hong Kong students storm government complex
Tens of thousands join London climate march
Tens of thousands join London climate march

Tens of thousands of people in London joined a global day of protest to demand action on climate change.

Tens of thousands join London climate march
Thousands protest delays to tough new Spanish abortion law
Thousands protest delays to tough new Spanish abortion law

Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Madrid, accusing the government of betrayal.

Thousands protest delays to tough new Spanish abortion law
Tens of thousands expected at New York climate march
Tens of thousands expected at New York climate march

Celebrities, activists and political leaders are expected to join people in New York for what could be the largest climate change protest in history.

Tens of thousands expected at New York climate march
Humiliated pro-Ukraine woman still bears scars of abuse
Humiliated pro-Ukraine woman still bears scars of abuse

Irina Dovgan stood on a street of the rebel-held city of Donetsk as passers-by punched, kickedand spat, sometimes crushing tomatoes in her face.

Humiliated pro-Ukraine woman still bears scars of abuse
Barcelona locals rebel at drunken, naked tourist high jinks
Barcelona locals rebel at drunken, naked tourist high jinks

Residents of one seaside neighbourhood in Barcelona are fighting back, complaining that the Spanish city has fallen victim to its own tourism success.

Barcelona locals rebel at drunken, naked tourist high jinks
Ukraine fighter triggers protest for reinforcements in besieged town
Ukraine fighter triggers protest for reinforcements in besieged town

A leading volunteer commander in Ukraine triggered protests against the government after a series of angry Facebook messages.

Ukraine fighter triggers protest for reinforcements in besieged town
HK pro-government activists rally against Occupy protest
HK pro-government activists rally against Occupy protest

Thousands of people marched through Hong Kong to protest against a pro-democracy campaign to blockade the business district .

HK pro-government activists rally against Occupy protest
Thousands of anti-government marchers reach Islamabad
Thousands of anti-government marchers reach Islamabad

Thousands of protesters led by Pakistan's opposition leader arrived in Islamabad to try to topple the government he alleges was elected by fraud

Thousands of anti-government marchers reach Islamabad
New Yorkers protest after black Missouri teen's death
New Yorkers protest after black Missouri teen's death

Several hundred people protested in New York against police brutality after the shooting death of a black teenager in Missouri .

New Yorkers protest after black Missouri teen's death
Cambodian police fire tear gas to break up protest clashes
Cambodian police fire tear gas to break up protest clashes

Cambodian police Tuesday fired tear gas to disperse demonstrators demanding authorities reopen the country's main protest venue, as clashes left at least 30 people injured, rights groups said.

Cambodian police fire tear gas to break up protest clashes
Clashes in Paris as thousands march against Israel offensive
Clashes in Paris as thousands march against Israel offensive

Clashes erupted in Paris on Sunday as thousands of people protested against Israel and in support of residents in the Gaza Strip, where a six-day conflict has left 168 Palestinians dead.

Clashes in Paris as thousands march against Israel offensive
Police arrest 500 after huge Hong Kong protest
Police arrest 500 after huge Hong Kong protest

Hong Kong police arrested more than 500 protesters at a sit-in early Wednesday following a huge pro-democracy rally that organisers said mobilised half a million people demanding the right to choose their next leader.

Police arrest 500 after huge Hong Kong protest
Thousands gather for Hong Kong pro-democracy march
Thousands gather for Hong Kong pro-democracy march

Carrying banners and chanting slogans, thousands of protesters gathered for a pro-democracy rally in Hong Kong that organisers say could be the largest since the city was handed back to China.

Thousands gather for Hong Kong pro-democracy march
Police arrest 21 in Hong Kong new town protest
Police arrest 21 in Hong Kong new town protest

Police used pepper spray to scatter protesters at Hong Kong's government headquarters in an angry rally against plans for a new town development, with 21 arrested, officials said.

Police arrest 21 in Hong Kong new town protest
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Angry protests in India's capital over power blackouts

Angry protests broke out in India's capital overnight over power blackouts as summer temperatures soar, fuelling concerns of a repeat of an electricity crisis two years ago, police said.

Angry protests in India's capital over power blackouts
France hit by national train strike
France hit by national train strike

French commuters faced traffic chaos Wednesday amid a national train strike called by trade unions in protest against a proposed railway reform aimed at containing the sector's soaring debt.

France hit by national train strike
Protests after Nigeria's ousted central bank chief named new emir
Protests after Nigeria's ousted central bank chief named new emir

Hundreds of youths took to the streets of Nigeria's second biggest city on Sunday to protest against naming the ousted central bank chief Sanusi Lamido Sanusi as Emir of Kano, the country's number two Muslim leader.

Protests after Nigeria's ousted central bank chief named new emir
Thousands call for elections in Haiti
Thousands call for elections in Haiti

Thousands of Haitians took to the streets of the capital Port-au-Prince Thursday to demand that President Michel Martelly step down and new elections be held.

Thousands call for elections in Haiti