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Over 100,000 acclaim Erdogan at Istanbul rally against "terrorism"
Over 100,000 acclaim Erdogan at Istanbul rally against "terrorism"

More than 100,000 people attended an "anti-terrorism" rally in Istanbul Sunday to back President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's controversial offensive against Kurdish rebels.

Over 100,000 acclaim Erdogan at Istanbul rally against "terrorism"
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
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
Hong Kong police arrest 33 after anti-mainland march
Hong Kong police arrest 33 after anti-mainland march

Hong Kong police arrested 33 people and fired pepper spray during clashes with demonstrators that disrupted traffic.

Hong Kong police arrest 33 after anti-mainland march
Protesters gather at America's biggest shopping mall
Protesters gather at America's biggest shopping mall

Hundreds of demonstrators filed into America's largest shopping mall as part of an ongoing wave of protests against racially charged police violence.

Protesters gather at America's biggest shopping mall
Spanish students march against spending cuts, reforms
Spanish students march against spending cuts, reforms

Thousands of chanting students, teachers and parents took to the streets across Spain to protest against government spending cuts.

Spanish students march against spending cuts, reforms
Fathers' rights activists held after four-day London protest
Fathers' rights activists held after four-day London protest

Two fathers' rights campaigners were arrested for a four-day demonstration on top of the main entrance to London's Hyde Park.

Fathers' rights activists held after four-day London protest
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
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
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Saudi jails Shiites over flag insult

A court in Saudi Arabia sentenced five young Shiites to jail terms ranging from three to six years for insulting the kingdom's flag during protests, an official source said.

Saudi jails Shiites over flag insult
Religious right looks beyond gay marriage to next battles
Religious right looks beyond gay marriage to next battles

"We are in a war."

Religious right looks beyond gay marriage to next battles
Haiti announces legislative elections for October
Haiti announces legislative elections for October

The Haitian government announced that legislative elections will be held in October, three years behind schedule amid a slow earthquake recovery process and gargantuan logistical woes.

Haiti announces legislative elections for October
Clashes near Sao Paulo airport 27 days from World Cup
Clashes near Sao Paulo airport 27 days from World Cup

Dozens of protesters clashed with police late Friday, throwing fireworks and torching at least two vehicles near Sao Paulo's airport, which has just opened a new international terminal ahead of the World Cup.

Clashes near Sao Paulo airport 27 days from World Cup
Taiwan uses water cannon to disperse anti-nuclear protesters
Taiwan uses water cannon to disperse anti-nuclear protesters

Taiwan police on Monday used water cannon to dislodge hundreds of overnight sit-in demonstrators, demanding the scrapping of a nearly completed nuclear power plant, one of the most controversial issues to have gripped the island for 30 years.

Taiwan uses water cannon to disperse anti-nuclear protesters
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Canadians rally to legalize marijuana

Several thousand people came out in Canada's biggest cities on Sunday to call for the legalization of marijuana -- a yearly protest that happens internationally on April 20.

Canadians rally to legalize marijuana
Clashes break out in east Ukraine flashpoint city
Clashes break out in east Ukraine flashpoint city

Clashes broke out in the flashpoint eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk on Wednesday following rival demonstrations by thousands of pro- and anti-Russian protesters, leaving around 10 people injured.

Clashes break out in east Ukraine flashpoint city
Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "Shorty" Guzman. ©Reuters
In Mexico, 2,000 protest for drug lord's release

Some 2,000 people demonstrated in support of Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman in his northwestern home state Wednesday, chanting "release him" following his weekend arrest.

In Mexico, 2,000 protest for drug lord's release
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Egypt court bans all Muslim Brotherhood activities

An Egyptian court on Monday banned the Muslim Brotherhood from operating and ordered its assets seized, in the latest blow to the Islamist movement of deposed president Mohamed Morsi.

Egypt court bans all Muslim Brotherhood activities
Mass demo in Tunis demands Ennahda-led government quit
Mass demo in Tunis demands Ennahda-led government quit

More than 40,000 people massed Tuesday outside Tunisia's National Constituent Assembly to demand the resignation of the government led by the moderate Islamic movement Ennahda.

Mass demo in Tunis demands Ennahda-led government quit