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'We serve the people's right to know, that is why are were fighting hard to defend press freedom. We want to protect their right to be informed,' says Marchel Espina, NUJP-Bacolod chapter president
Protesters have called on Algerians to mobilize to 'disqualify the system's agenda of self-renewal and to lay the foundations for a new republic'
The reshuffle comes after months of political unrest – the starkest challenge to Beijing since the former British colony was returned to Chinese rule in 1997
Armed with nothing more than angry slogans and sticks and stones – and an occasional pillbox or two – those who manned the barricades during the FQS would undergo a baptism of fire that would change their lives forever
Most young protesters have rejected premier-designate Mohammad Allawi as too close to the ruling elite and a product of consensus among much-reviled parties
Demonstrators demand a politically independent successor who had not served in government. For them, ex-communications minister Mohammad Allawi does not make the cut.
At least 17 protesters are wounded, including 6 with bullet wounds, says a police source
The march rattles the separate, months-old protest movement that has gripped the capital and the Shiite-majority south since October, demanding a government overhaul, early elections, and more accountability
'For those of us who have been fighting at the front lines, we feel we have not achieved anything,' says one frequent protestor
The rating downgrade is a major blow to Hong Kong's pro-Beijing leader Carrie Lam, who has struggled to end more than 7 months of huge and often violent pro-democracy protests
'Such appalling acts are not to be condoned,' the police force says
The toll on Saturday, January 18, is the heaviest since the protests erupted 3 months ago
Security officials are called in multiple times to force out pro-democracy lawmakers who shouted slogans and held placards, including one that portrayed the city's chief executive Carrie Lam as a vampire with bat wings
The president of Hong Kong's Professional Teachers' Union says the government is trying to silence teachers
Pro-democracy protesters reward shops and restaurants that support their cause, tagging them 'yellow'. Pro-government and pro-China businesses are tagged 'blue' and frequent targets for vandalism or boycotts.
China's foreign affairs ministry accuses Human Rights Watch and other groups of having a 'great responsibility for the chaotic situation in Hong Kong'
Trump's salvo came as Iran's Islamic regime faced a challenge from angry street protests, having come to the brink of war with the US after a series of tit-for-tat confrontations
The very fact that the protests are still ongoing suggests an acceptance by the populace. Yet, Carrie Lam and the Hong Kong government hold most of the cards in finding real practical solutions, much to Hongkongers' frustration
Mourners suspect the killing of the two reporters by armed men was an 'attempt to scare people' in Basra for protesting graft in the Iraqi government and the lack of jobs in the country
The 'Joker' star gives a speech during Jane Fonda's climate change protest at the Capitol
'One in 5 adults now report probable depression or suspected PTSD, which is comparable to those experiencing armed conflicts, large-scale disasters, or terrorist attacks,' the study says
Critics say the pension overhaul could cut benefits even while requiring people to work longer before retiring
The Vice President argues that her wider lead over Bongbong Marcos in the initial vote recount was enough basis to dismiss his election case against her
Former senator Bongbong Marcos once again asks the High Court to proceed with his motion to nullify votes in 3 Mindanao provinces where he alleges widespread cheating happened
President George Weah is under growing pressure to revive Liberia's dire economy, which is flailing after back-to-back civil wars and the 2014-2016 Ebola crisis
The unrest comes as nationwide protests continue against a citizenship law passed in December that bars Muslims from a measure granting nationality to minorities from 3 neighboring Islamic-majority countries
May, who has regularly attended rallies as a peaceful protester, has seen violence firsthand. But she doesn't believe that her future husband – a frontline riot officer – would hurt anyone.
The marchers are protesting against parallel trading which sees thousands of mainlanders cross the border every day to bulk-buy goods such as infant formula to sell at a profit in China
Luo Huining replaces Wang Zhimin as the head of Hong Kong's Liaison Office
Louis Vuitton plans to shut its shop in the financial hub's Times Square mall
(UPDATED) After a peaceful start, violence erupts near the march within hours, with police and masked protesters facing off in several neighborhoods on the city's main island
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(UPDATED) Hong Kong police retaliate after protesters in the Mong Kong district set fire to barricades just after midnight
China's officially atheist government is wary of any organized movements outside its own control, including religious ones
Demonstrators had gathered to protest on the last Friday of the year despite a heavy police presence
Riot police charge into the mall to reinforce the officers, and use pepper spray to disperse a crowd of residents who gathered to protest against the arrests
'We are going to continue in the struggle until Pinera gives in to the people's demands,' says one protester
India protesters bear placards borrowing famous lines from the TV series 'Game of Thrones' and the Lindsay Lohan movie 'Mean Girls'
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo directly accuses Iran supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei of stopping the public from mourning the killed protesters
The weekly protests began in March 2018, calling for an end to Israel's blockade of the Gaza Strip and for Palestinians to be allowed to return to their ancestral homes inside the Jewish state
The protesters want a technocratic premier who has had no involvement in the political system set up after the US-led invasion that toppled dictator Saddam Hussein in 2003
(UPDATED) Protest groups say they have been left with little choice but to return to the streets because Beijing and Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam continue to dig their heels in
Police use pepper spray and tear gas as activists held small flashmob protests in malls and multiple districts across the city
Riot police use pepper spray and batons to beat back angry crowds after plainclothes officers made arrests inside a luxury mall in Tsim Sha Tsui
Around 460 people have been killed since the protests began nearly 3 months ago
Among the fatalities is an 8-year-old boy who was trampled in a protest
Authorities say a subsequent search of a nearby flat uncovered an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle and more than 250 rounds of ammunition