Protests and demonstrations

Attendees take part in a rally by mothers in Hong Kong on Friday, July 5, 2019. Hong Kong's societal divide showed no sign of closing Friday as students rebuffed an offer from city leader Carrie Lam to meet and a few thousand mothers rallied in support of young protesters who left a trail of destruction in the legislature's building at the start of the week. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
July 05, 2019 - 9:00 pm
HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's political divisions showed no sign of closing as students rebuffed an offer from city leader Carrie Lam to meet and a few thousand mothers rallied in support of young protesters who left a trail of destruction in the legislature's building at the start of the week. "Don...
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Soldiers march during a military parade marking Independence Day in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday July 5, 2019. Venezuela is marking 208 years of their declaration of independence from Spain. (AP Photos/Ariana Cubillos)
July 05, 2019 - 5:21 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's President Nicolás Maduro oversaw a grand military parade to mark the country's independence day Friday, reveling in his might as commander in chief as the embattled socialist leader comes under mounting criticism for using brutal tactics to crush his opponents...
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Soldiers march during a military parade marking Independence Day in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday July 5, 2019. Venezuela is marking 208 years of their declaration of independence from Spain. (AP Photos/Ariana Cubillos)
July 05, 2019 - 5:10 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's President Nicolás Maduro oversaw a grand military parade to mark the country's independence day Friday, reveling in his might as commander in chief as the embattled socialist leader comes under mounting criticism for using brutal tactics to crush his opponents...
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A Sudanese woman celebrates in the streets of Khartoum after ruling generals and protest leaders announced they have reached an agreement on the disputed issue of a new governing body on Friday, July 5, 2019. The deal raised hopes it will end a three-month political crisis that paralyzed the country and led to a violent crackdown that killed scores of protesters. (AP Photo)
July 05, 2019 - 2:25 pm
KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan's ruling military council and its pro-democracy movement both welcomed a new power-sharing agreement reached Friday, raising hopes that the deal would end a three-month political crisis that has paralyzed the country and led to scores of deaths following a violent...
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Sudanese people celebrate in the streets after the Sudan’s ruling military council and its pro-democracy movement both welcomed a new power-sharing agreement, Friday, July 5, 2019 in Khartoum, Sudan. The deal raised hopes it will end a three-month political crisis that paralyzed the country and led to a violent crackdown that killed scores of protesters. (AP Photo/APTN)
July 05, 2019 - 1:05 pm
KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan's ruling military council and its pro-democracy movement both welcomed a new power-sharing agreement reached Friday, raising hopes that the deal would end a three-month political crisis that has paralyzed the country and led to scores of deaths following a violent...
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A man holds a card while joining a rally by mothers In Hong Kong on Friday, Jan. 5, 2019. Student unions from two Hong Kong universities said Friday that they have turned down invitations from city leader Carrie Lam for talks about the recent unrest over her proposal to allow the extradition of suspects to mainland China. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
July 05, 2019 - 12:03 pm
HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's societal divide showed no sign of closing Friday as students rebuffed an offer from city leader Carrie Lam to meet and a few thousand mothers rallied in support of young protesters who left a trail of destruction in the legislature's building at the start of the week. "...
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ARCHIVO - En esta fotografía de archivo del 30 de junio de 2019, manifestantes sudaneses gritan consignas durante una protesta contra el consejo militar, en Jartum, Sudán. (AP Foto/Hussein Malla, archivo)
July 05, 2019 - 9:01 am
KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Leaders of Sudan's pro-democracy movement on Friday welcomed a new power-sharing agreement with the ruling military council as a victory for their "revolution," raising hopes for an end to the three-month standoff with the generals and deadly violence. The emerging deal could...
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July 05, 2019 - 6:59 am
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Thousands of Algerians took to the streets Friday to demand new democratic leadership and celebrate their country's hard-fought independence from colonial France. Amid extra-high security and resurgent anger at authorities, crowds wearing Algerian flags on their shoulders,...
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A policeman stands guard behind barriers outside the Central Government Office building in Hong Kong, Friday, July 5, 2019. Student unions from two Hong Kong universities said Friday that they have turned down invitations from city leader Carrie Lam for talks about the recent unrest over her proposal to allow the extradition of suspects to mainland China. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
July 05, 2019 - 6:38 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Student unions from two Hong Kong universities said Friday that they have turned down invitations from city leader Carrie Lam for talks about recent unrest over her proposal to allow the extradition of suspects to mainland China. The invitations followed a pledge by Lam to do a...
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ARCHIVO - En esta fotografía de archivo del 30 de junio de 2019, manifestantes sudaneses gritan consignas durante una protesta contra el consejo militar, en Jartum, Sudán. (AP Foto/Hussein Malla, archivo)
July 05, 2019 - 5:45 am
KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Leaders of Sudan's pro-democracy movement welcomed on Friday the power-sharing agreement with the ruling military council as a victory for their "revolution," raising hopes for an end to the three-month standoff with the generals and deadly violence. "Today, our revolution...
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