Protests and demonstrations

In this handout photo from Qatar News Agency, Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, center left, meets with with Qatar's ruling emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, in Doha Qatar, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019. Sudan's embattled president is in Qatar looking for support amid weekslong protests against his 29-year rule in the African nation. The two men are expected to discuss possible aid to Sudan, which is suffering from deep economic problems that sparked the protests. (Qatar News Agency via AP)
January 23, 2019 - 12:02 pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Sudan's embattled president on Wednesday met the ruler of the tiny, energy-rich nation of Qatar, likely looking for financial support amid weekslong protests challenging his 29-year rule in the African nation. Both Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir and Qatar's...
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Discontinued Venezuelan bank notes hang above a cigarette stand in the San Jose del Avila neighborhood in Caracas, Venezuela, Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019. Working class neighborhoods in Venezuela's capital sifted through charred rubble and smoldering trash on Tuesday, following a day of isolated protests in response to the arrest of National Guardsmen who mounted an uprising against President Nicolas Maduro. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
January 23, 2019 - 10:39 am
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Latest on nationwide protests in Venezuela (all times local): 11:35 a.m. Venezuelans are marching in the streets and waving their nation's flag as they demand that President Nicolas Maduro step down from power. Members of the National Guard launched tear gas at...
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Discontinued Venezuelan bank notes hang above a cigarette stand in the San Jose del Avila neighborhood in Caracas, Venezuela, Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019. Working class neighborhoods in Venezuela's capital sifted through charred rubble and smoldering trash on Tuesday, following a day of isolated protests in response to the arrest of National Guardsmen who mounted an uprising against President Nicolas Maduro. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
January 23, 2019 - 10:19 am
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Latest on nationwide protests in Venezuela (all times local): 11:15 a.m. The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights is telling the administration of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro that social protest and freedom of expression are "fundamental values" in any...
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A motorist is helped to push his car into a garage after it ran out out of fuel, in the capital Harare, Wednesday, Jan, 23, 2019. The Southern African nation remained tense as President Emmerson Mnangagwa's call for national dialogue is met with skepticism, and reports of abuses by security forces continued. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
January 23, 2019 - 9:17 am
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe faces a new wave of unrest as the group representing government workers announced on Wednesday that civil servants across the country will go on strike after salary negotiations failed. David Dzatsunga, secretary of the Civil Service Apex Council, said the strike by...
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A motorist is helped to push his car into a garage after it ran out out of fuel, in the capital Harare, Wednesday, Jan, 23, 2019. The Southern African nation remained tense as President Emmerson Mnangagwa's call for national dialogue is met with skepticism, and reports of abuses by security forces continued. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
January 23, 2019 - 8:23 am
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe faces a new wave of unrest as the group representing government workers announced on Wednesday that civil servants across the country will go on strike after salary negotiations failed. David Dzatsunga, secretary of the Civil Service Apex Council, said the strike...
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In this Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019 handout photo from Qatar News Agency, Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, center left, and his delegation are greeted by Qatari officials at Hamad International Airport, Doha Qatar. Sudan's embattled president is in Qatar looking for support amid weekslong protests against his 29-year rule in the African nation. Al-Bashir will meet Wednesday with Qatar's ruling emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani. The two men are expected to discuss possible aid to Sudan, which is suffering from deep economic problems that sparked the protests. (Qatar News Agency via AP)
January 23, 2019 - 8:08 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Sudan's embattled president on Wednesday met the ruler of the tiny, energy-rich nation of Qatar, likely looking for financial support amid weekslong protests challenging his 29-year rule in the African nation. Both Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir and Qatar's...
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Bolivarian National Police stand behind a burning roadblock set up by anti-government protesters who are showing support for a mutiny by some National Guard soldiers in the Cotiza neighborhood of Caracas, Venezuela, Monday, Jan. 21, 2019. Venezuela's government said Monday it put down the mutiny. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
January 23, 2019 - 6:44 am
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's re-invigorated opposition faces a crucial test Wednesday as it seeks to fill streets nationwide with protesters in an appeal to the military and the poor to shift loyalties that until recently looked solidly behind President Nicolas Maduro's socialist...
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Bolivarian National Police stand behind a burning roadblock set up by anti-government protesters who are showing support for a mutiny by some National Guard soldiers in the Cotiza neighborhood of Caracas, Venezuela, Monday, Jan. 21, 2019. Venezuela's government said Monday it put down the mutiny. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
January 23, 2019 - 12:01 am
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's re-invigorated opposition faces a crucial test Wednesday as it seeks to fill streets nationwide with protesters in an appeal to the military and the poor to shift loyalties that until recently looked solidly behind President Nicolas Maduro's socialist...
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Guy Jones, left, and a supporter of President Donald Trump named Don join hands during a gathering of Native American supporters in front of the Catholic Diocese of Covington in Covington, Ky., Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019. Jones organized Tuesday's gathering. (AP Photo/Bryan Woolston)
January 22, 2019 - 8:20 pm
COVINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky boys' school shut down its campus Tuesday as a precaution and a small protest was held outside their diocese as fallout continued over an encounter involving white teenagers, Native American marchers and a black religious sect outside the Lincoln Memorial last week...
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Protestors gather outside the Catholic Diocese of Covington Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019, in Covington, Ky. The diocese in Kentucky has apologized after videos emerged showing students from Covington Catholic High School mocking Native Americans outside the Lincoln Memorial on Friday after a rally in Washington. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
January 22, 2019 - 7:01 pm
COVINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky boys' school shut down its campus Tuesday as a precaution and a small protest was held outside their diocese as fallout continued over an encounter involving white teenagers, Native American marchers and a black religious sect outside the Lincoln Memorial last week...
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