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Protesters take to streets in Brazil after Black man beaten to death

 Protests erupted in the southern Brazilian city of Porto Alegre on Monday (November 23) following the death of 40-year-old Joao Alberto Silveira Freitas, who was beaten to death by security guards at a Carrefour Brasil supermarket late...

Pro-Trump protesters chant ‘stop the steal’ outside Georgia State Capitol

With Georgia in the midst of a massive manual recount of votes cast in the Nov. 3 election, pro-Trump supporters were fired up on Wednesday (November 18) and rallied outside the State Capitol in Atlanta.

Police fire tear gas at Beirut protesters angry over explosion

Lebanese riot police fired tear gas at demonstrators trying to break through a barrier to get to the parliament building in Beirut on Saturday (August 8) during a protest over the government's handling of this week's devastating...

Restive Quito under curfew after protesters turn Ecuador’s capital into a war zone

On Saturday (October 12), the highland capital was rocked by a 10th day of clashes over President Lenin Moreno's austerity plan. Moreno has ordered a military-backed curfew in Quito and surrounding valleys starting at 3 p.m. (2000 GMT), blaming the...

Tear gas, rocks fly as Ecuador protesters demand president steps down

With no signs of the tensions abating, Ecuador's government sought foreign mediation via the United Nations or the Catholic Church. The unrest has forced the government to move from the capital and brought hundreds of arrests. Thousands of indigenous demonstrators...

Protesters run from gunfire in Iraq’s Nassiriya where 18 killed since unrest began

Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi called for calm as more than 190 people were wounded in the capital on Friday, but protesters scorned his promises of political reform. Authorities imposed curfews in a number of cities and military convoys were...

Police fire tear gas in Bayonne as G7 protesters clash with police

Police had used water cannons to prevent protesters crossing a bridge after demonstrators held an impromptu march in Bayonne only 8.5 km (5 miles) from the G7 venue. Masked protesters threw stones and other objects at the police and...

Pick-up truck drives into a group of ICE protesters

Protesters including Jewish and social activist groups were sitting down blocking a parking lot entrance at the Donald W. Wyatt Detention Facility in Central Falls, Rhode Island when a pickup truck was seen driving towards people sitting on the...

Hong Kong protesters clash with police outside airport

One police officer was beaten by demonstrators and fell to the floor before being helped to their feet by fellow officers. The officer in question pulled out a gun during the skirmish and pointed it at the protesters but no...

Hundreds rally in El Paso

Gathered in a park a few miles from the Walmart store where 22 people were killed by a gunman on Saturday (August 3), people waved signs and chanted 'El Paso strong' and 'go home, Trump.' Democratic Presidential Candidate Beto...
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Americans on Thursday (November 26) celebrated a Thanksgiving Day transformed by the coronavirus pandemic, with the traditional Macy's parade limited to a...

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Around one million people bid farewell to late football legend Diego Maradona on Thursday, as his body lay in state at Casa...

Biden urge scaled back celebrations in Thanksgiving message

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden and his wife released a video acknowledging the scaled-back Thanksgiving celebrations transformed by the coronavirus pandemic on Thursday...

Trump claims Biden could not have beaten Obama with black voters

U.S. President Donald Trump reiterated his claim on Thursday (November 26) that President-elect Joe Biden could not have beaten former President Barack...