Political and civil unrest

FILE - In this Saturday, March 23, 2019 file picture, anti-globalization activist Genevieve Legay, 73, lies unconscious after collapsing on the ground during a protest in Nice, southeastern France, as part of the 19th round of the yellow vests movement. Genevieve Legay was waving a rainbow flag marked "Peace" and a yellow vest when riot police carrying shields suddenly pushed toward the group of a few dozen protesters Saturday. (AP Photo/Claude Paris, File)
March 25, 2019 - 5:42 am
PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron has told a newspaper he hopes a 73-year old yellow vest protester who suffered serious head injuries after being charged by police in Nice, gains "wisdom" over the incident. Anti-globalization activist Genevieve Legay remains in hospital Monday after...
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Several thousand Moroccan teachers carrying posters marched across the streets of Rabat, Morocco, Sunday March 24, 2019. The protesters demand respect for their profession and higher wages. The banner in arabic reads "They were forced to contract" . ( AP Photo/Amira El Masaiti)
March 24, 2019 - 2:08 pm
RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Several thousand Moroccan teachers have staged a protest in the capital Rabat, in the latest outbreak of anger at low-wage, temporary teaching contracts that do not cover health care or provide for pensions. Sunday's march came the day after police used water cannon to...
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Holding flags of opposition parties people attend celebration in Minsk, Belarus, Sunday, March 24, 2019, on the eve of March 25, a traditional day of demonstration for the opposition. Many people gather to mark what they call Freedom Day, on the 101st anniversary of the 1918 declaration of the first, short-lived independent Belarus state, the Belarusian People's Republic lasted until 1919. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)
March 24, 2019 - 11:56 am
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — About 2,000 opponents of Belarus' authoritarian government have rallied in the country's capital of Minsk. The Sunday rally marked the 101st anniversary of the formation of the short-lived Belarusian People's Republic, an attempt to form an independent state amid the chaos of...
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Teargas is used to disperse demonstrators during minor clashes with police in Paris, Saturday, March 23, 2019. The French government vowed to strengthen security as yellow vest protesters stage a 19th round of demonstrations, in an effort to avoid a repeat of last week's riots in Paris. (AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu)
March 23, 2019 - 7:38 pm
PARIS (AP) — Scattered yellow vest protesters clashed with French police firing tear gas Saturday after a peaceful march through Paris, but tougher security measures and protest bans in high-risk neighborhoods prevented the kind of rioting that devastated the capital a week ago. The 4-month-old...
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Marchers move through the streets Saturday, March 23, 2019 in Pittsburgh, Pa. The group was calling for justice the day after former East Pittsburgh police officer Michael Rosfeld was acquitted in the homicide trial where he was charged with shooting and killing 17-year-old Antwon Rose II last summer near Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
March 23, 2019 - 5:56 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The father of a slain black teenager pleaded for peace Saturday after the acquittal of a white police officer triggered an apparent retaliatory shooting at the defense attorney's office and touched off protests in the streets of Pittsburgh. Police put officers on 12-hour shifts...
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People shout slogans during a protest against the emergence of a far right party in Spain ahead of next month's national elections in Barcelona, Spain, Saturday, March 23, 2019. Spain hadn't had a far-right party for years until Vox erupted onto the political scene by winning representation in regional elections in the country's south in December. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
March 23, 2019 - 4:26 pm
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Several hundred people have marched in Barcelona to protest the emergence of a far-right party in Spain ahead of next month's national elections. The protesters gathered Saturday behind a banner that read "Stop Vox, for a world without racism and fascism" in reference to the...
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Protesters light candles as they gather in front of the state TV building in Belgrade, Serbia, Saturday, March 23, 2019. Thousands of people have rallied in Serbia against populist president Aleksandar Vucic after political tensions soared last weekend when protesters burst into the state TV building angry over the station's reporting that they view as biased. (AP Photo/Marko Drobnjakovic)
March 23, 2019 - 4:22 pm
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Thousands of people have rallied in Serbia against populist President Aleksandar Vucic after political tensions soared last weekend when protesters burst into the state TV building angry over the station's reporting that they view as biased. Whistle-blowing crowds on...
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A demonstrator faces police officers during minor clashes with police in Paris, Saturday, March 23, 2019. The French government vowed to strengthen security as yellow vest protesters stage a 19th round of demonstrations, in an effort to avoid a repeat of last week's riots in Paris. (AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu)
March 23, 2019 - 3:09 pm
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on French yellow vest protests (all times local): 8:05 p.m. France's interior minister says more yellow vest protesters took to the streets around the country than in recent weeks and more than 200 people were arrested. Christophe Castaner told reporters Saturday that...
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Far-right demonstrators attend rally against corruption in downtown Kiev, Ukraine, Saturday, March 23, 2019. The placard reads "While we fought, the Svinarchuk and Poroshenko robbed". (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)
March 23, 2019 - 2:35 pm
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — About 5,000 nationalist demonstrators have held a protest in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev calling for arrests in a defense industry corruption case. The Saturday protest was the latest in several weeks of demonstrations by supporters of the far-right focusing on corruption. A...
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A police officer is taken away on a stretcher after falling ill while policing a demonstration in Paris, Saturday, March 23, 2019. Paris police say the officer suffered a heart incident during yellow vest protests and is in "very serious" condition. The Paris police headquarters said Saturday that the policeman was hospitalized and that the police chief is following the situation closely. (AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu)
March 23, 2019 - 2:34 pm
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on French yellow vest protests (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Paris police say an officer has suffered a heart problem during yellow vest protests and is in "very serious" condition. The Paris police headquarters said Saturday that the policeman was hospitalized and that the...
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