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Venezuelans launch general strike to ramp up pressure on Maduro

Jul 20, 2017 - 9:32 PM

Dissident leaders call Thursday's work stoppage after holding an unofficial plebiscite last weekend in which a third of Venezuela's voters cast ballots rejecting Maduro and his policies

Venezuelans launch general strike to ramp up pressure on Maduro

Venezuela opposition calls nationwide strike against Maduro

Jul 18, 2017 - 7:40 AM

The strike call is part of what the opposition calls a 'final offensive' aimed at forcing Nicolas Maduro out through early elections before his term ends in 2019

Venezuela opposition calls nationwide strike against Maduro

Singapore protest demands inquiry into PM family feud

Jul 16, 2017 - 12:18 AM

The rally is the first public protest since the Lee family feud burst into the open in June

Singapore protest demands inquiry into PM family feud

Deadline for 2nd tranche payment of Robredo’s protest fee extended

Jul 11, 2017 - 7:29 PM

Vice President Leni Robredo was earlier required to settle payment of the balance of the protest fee on July 14

Deadline for 2nd tranche payment of Robredo’s protest fee extended

Venezuela opposition leader Lopez released to house arrest

Jul 08, 2017 - 9:30 PM

(UPDATED) His release from prison has been a key demand of Venezuela's opposition and the international community, amid an intensifying political confrontation in the country

Venezuela opposition leader Lopez released to house arrest

Police start to withdraw from restive Morocco cities

Jul 05, 2017 - 8:33 AM

Demands for justice and anger over the region's perceived marginalization snowballed into a grassroots movement centered on Al-Hoceima province, but protests also spread to neighboring cities

Police start to withdraw from restive Morocco cities

Hong Kong activists stage China protest ahead of Xi visit

Jun 26, 2017 - 8:18 AM

High-profile student campaigner Joshua Wong and a dozen demonstrators attach the black cloth to the giant golden bauhinia flower on Hong Kong's harborfront in an early morning protest

Hong Kong activists stage China protest ahead of Xi visit

Anger boils over as London fire toll hits 30

Jun 17, 2017 - 12:07 AM

(UPDATED) There are questions about why the block was not fitted with sprinklers or a central smoke alarm, and whether a recent refurbishment, including new external cladding, helped fuel the flames

Anger boils over as London fire toll hits 30

Navalny jailed, 1,500 arrested after protests across Russia

Jun 13, 2017 - 2:54 PM

The protests were the second mass action since March called by Alexei Navalny, who has announced his intention to run for president next year and has drawn a new generation to the streets through a relentless online campaign

Navalny jailed, 1,500 arrested after protests across Russia

Morocco minister defends crackdown on protest movement

Jun 07, 2017 - 7:40 AM

'The state had no choice but to enforce the law,' Interior Minister Abdelouafi Laftit says, after more than a week of protests in the northern city of Al-Hoceima and dozens of arrests

Morocco minister defends crackdown on protest movement

Sixth night of protests in Morocco's north

Jun 01, 2017 - 12:47 PM

Thousands demonstrated for the sixth straight night as protestors demanded the release of the leader of a popular movement in the neglected Rif region

Sixth night of protests in Morocco's north

Clashes as Venezuela opposition turns up heat on government

May 30, 2017 - 8:47 AM

Monday's (May 29) rally is the first since the weekend announcement of the stepping up of pressure on Nicolas Maduro

Clashes as Venezuela opposition turns up heat on government

Clashes break out again in Venezuela as protesters seek press freedom

May 28, 2017 - 8:25 AM

Saturday's protest in Caracas was held to mark 10 years since the government shuttered a popular television station

Clashes break out again in Venezuela as protesters seek press freedom

The week in photos: May 20-26, 2017

May 27, 2017 - 8:57 AM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

The week in photos: May 20-26, 2017

Venezuela toll rises to 48 dead after protester killed

May 21, 2017 - 11:40 PM

A 23-year-old protester shot in the chest dies – the latest fatality in 7 weeks of anti-government protests

Venezuela toll rises to 48 dead after protester killed

Up to 200,000 protesters march against Venezuela's Maduro

May 21, 2017 - 9:27 AM

Increasing number of gunshot wounds are reported as protests turn violent. Federal prosecutors say they are investigating the role of police and military personnel in the incidents.

Up to 200,000 protesters march against Venezuela's Maduro

The week in photos: May 13-19, 2017

May 20, 2017 - 7:42 AM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

The week in photos: May 13-19, 2017

The week in photos: May 5-12, 2017

May 13, 2017 - 8:00 AM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

The week in photos: May 5-12, 2017

WATCH: Violinist keeps playing through clashes in Venezuela

May 10, 2017 - 3:20 PM

A protester plays Venezuela's national anthem on the violin in the streets of Caracas while riot cops fire tear gas to break up a protest in Venezuela

WATCH: Violinist keeps playing through clashes in Venezuela

Clashes at fresh Venezuela anti-government demos

May 09, 2017 - 8:09 AM

Riot cops fire tear gas at protesters in Venezuela as thousands demonstrated against President Nicolas Maduro's efforts to reform the constitution in a deadly political crisis

Clashes at fresh Venezuela anti-government demos

Women march to keep pressure on Venezuela's Maduro

May 06, 2017 - 11:53 PM

The protest is being led by Lilian Tintori, wife of jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez

Women march to keep pressure on Venezuela's Maduro

The week in photos: April 29-May 5

May 06, 2017 - 7:42 AM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

The week in photos: April 29-May 5

Young man dies in Venezuela unrest, toll hits 36

May 05, 2017 - 11:53 PM

Hecder Lugo Perez dies after being hit in the head by a projectile in the northwestern city of Valencia, sources at the Valles de San Diego medical clinic say

Young man dies in Venezuela unrest, toll hits 36

Venezuela protests rage, death toll hits 33

May 05, 2017 - 12:13 AM

Scores of students begin marching in the sunshine in Caracas in the latest rallies against President Nicolas Maduro's plan to rewrite the constitution

Venezuela protests rage, death toll hits 33

Flames, fatality at Venezuela demo over leader's crisis maneuver

May 04, 2017 - 8:16 AM

Protesters were enraged by the socialist president's launching of procedures by the electoral council to draw up a new constitution

Flames, fatality at Venezuela demo over leader's crisis maneuver

Constitution bid inflames deadly Venezuela crisis

May 03, 2017 - 7:08 AM

Nicolas Maduro's plan, announced May 1, inflames the opposition, which is calling for even bigger demonstrations to demand elections

Constitution bid inflames deadly Venezuela crisis

Police hurt in Paris May 1 clashes with youths – police

May 01, 2017 - 10:55 PM

'Masked individuals threw objects and Molotov cocktails at police' who responded by firing teargas, authorities say

Police hurt in Paris May 1 clashes with youths – police

IN PHOTOS: Protests, job fairs also mark Labor Day in the provinces

May 01, 2017 - 8:48 PM

Here are the scenes and the voices from Northern Luzon, Southern Luzon, and Northern Mindanao

IN PHOTOS: Protests, job fairs also mark Labor Day in the provinces

Venezuela marks one month of deadly violence

May 01, 2017 - 1:41 PM

Protesters took to the streets from April 1 to demand elections after the courts tried to strengthen President Nicolas Maduro's grip on power

Venezuela marks one month of deadly violence

Venezuela defies international powers, Trump weighs in

Apr 28, 2017 - 10:20 AM

'I am proud to say I took the decision... to free our country from interventionism,' Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro says in a speech

Venezuela defies international powers, Trump weighs in

Venezuela opposition defiant as protesters shot dead

Apr 25, 2017 - 8:38 AM

(UPDATED) Maduro's center-right rivals plan to push on with a three-week wave of street protests that have seen 25 people killed in clashes involving protesters and security forces

Venezuela opposition defiant as protesters shot dead

Death toll spikes to 20 in Venezuela protests

Apr 22, 2017 - 1:09 PM

The opposition accuses the government of sending gangs of armed thugs to attack them

Death toll spikes to 20 in Venezuela protests

New Venezuela clashes as Maduro seeks help in Cuba

Apr 11, 2017 - 7:58 AM

In the latest clashes in the once-booming oil exporter, riot police in Caracas fired tear gas at stone-throwing demonstrators – whose leaders vowed not to let up the pressure on Maduro

New Venezuela clashes as Maduro seeks help in Cuba

1 dead as Venezuela police, protesters clash

Apr 07, 2017 - 11:46 AM

(UPDATED) Street protests are among the few options left for the center-right opposition to pressure Maduro, whom they blame for the country's descent into economic calamity

1 dead as Venezuela police, protesters clash

Kremlin critic Navalny gets 15 days in jail after protest

Mar 27, 2017 - 5:58 PM

(UPDATED) A Moscow district court orders Navalny to serve 15 days in jail after having found him guilty of disobeying police orders

Kremlin critic Navalny gets 15 days in jail after protest

Opposition leader among hundreds arrested at Moscow protest

Mar 26, 2017 - 9:40 PM

(UPDATED) Police detain prominent Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny as thousands of Russians take to the streets to denounce corruption

Opposition leader among hundreds arrested at Moscow protest

Thousands march in London against looming Brexit

Mar 25, 2017 - 11:47 PM

On Wednesday, Prime Minister Theresa May will trigger Article 50 of the EU's Lisbon Treaty, starting a two-year countdown to Britain's exit

Thousands march in London against looming Brexit

Turkey furious as Kurds rally in Frankfurt with PKK insignia

Mar 19, 2017 - 8:31 AM

Turkey angrily denounces the demonstration as 'unacceptable'

Turkey furious as Kurds rally in Frankfurt with PKK insignia

#BreakFree2017: PH environmentalists kick off global action vs coal plants

Mar 13, 2017 - 6:57 AM

This marks the second year that Filipino advocates are leading the global wave of Break Free actions against fossil fuels

#BreakFree2017: PH environmentalists kick off global action vs coal plants

South Korea protesters demand impeached president Park's arrest

Mar 11, 2017 - 7:54 PM

Park is obliged to move out of the presidential palace, where she has been cloistered after the National Assembly voted for her impeachment in October

South Korea protesters demand impeached president Park's arrest

#ThewRap: Videos you need to watch this week, February 20-26, 2017

Feb 26, 2017 - 12:35 PM

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#ThewRap: Videos you need to watch this week, February 20-26, 2017

Schedule: EDSA 31st anniversary rallies

Feb 23, 2017 - 4:30 PM

Aside from marking the 31st anniversary of the uprising that toppled dictator Ferdinand Marcos, some protesters plan to speak out against extrajudicial killings and other 'abuses'

Schedule: EDSA 31st anniversary rallies

Thousands of anti-Trump protesters say 'not my president'

Feb 21, 2017 - 11:55 AM

Rallies against US President Donald Trump are held in New York, Atlanta, Chicago, Los Angeles, Washington, and other cities

Thousands of anti-Trump protesters say 'not my president'

FAST FACTS: What is active non-violence?

Feb 18, 2017 - 3:28 PM

(UPDATED) This form of peaceful protest has been employed in many countries, including the Philippines, in response to issues ranging from racism to oppression

FAST FACTS: What is active non-violence?

Hong Kong police jailed over attack on democracy protester

Feb 17, 2017 - 2:00 PM

'The multiplicity of the injuries and the damage to Hong Kong's reputation... make this a very serious case,' says judge David Dufton, noting the incident had made international headlines

Hong Kong police jailed over attack on democracy protester

Rival rallies jam Seoul over Park impeachment

Feb 12, 2017 - 7:52 AM

The protests come as the Constitutional Court in Seoul is deliberating whether to approve the impeachment, which would trigger new elections, or to allow her to see out her 5-year term

Rival rallies jam Seoul over Park impeachment

Romanian president lambasts gov't over crisis

Feb 08, 2017 - 7:38 AM

Romanian President Klaus Iohannis rebukes the leftwing government for doing 'too little' to resolve the crisis rocking the country over a corruption decree, but stops short of calling for its resignation

Romanian president lambasts gov't over crisis

Romania protests rage on despite scrapping of corruption law

Feb 05, 2017 - 8:13 AM

(3rd UPDATE) The protesters welcome the repeal of a decree that would have decriminalized certain corruption offenses, but say they will remain vigilant

Romania protests rage on despite scrapping of corruption law

Protesters at U.S. airports: 'Refugees welcome here!'

Jan 29, 2017 - 1:03 PM

'This is the land of the free,' a female protester says during their rally at a Washington DC airport to denounce US President Donald Trump's entry ban

Protesters at U.S. airports: 'Refugees welcome here!'

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Jan 23, 2017 - 11:56 AM

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