Protests and demonstrations

A man waves flares while protesters gathering in the center of Yerevan, Armenia, Wednesday, April 25, 2018. Several thousand protesters took to the streets of the Armenian capital on Wednesday morning after talks between the opposition and the acting prime minister were called off. (Karo Sahakyan/PAN Photo via AP)
April 26, 2018 - 8:56 am
YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — The Armenian parliament on Thursday called for an extraordinary session next week to vote for a new prime minister after the country was plunged into a political crisis with the abrupt resignation of its leader. Serzh Sargsyan, who ruled the country for 10 years, surprised...
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A kid holds a poster of Palestinian Fadi al-Batsh portrait at a mosque in Selayang, on the outskirt of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Wednesday, April 25, 2018. The Palestinian envoy in Malaysia says the body of the Hamas militant killed last week in Kuala Lumpur will be repatriated to the Gaza Strip for burial. Fadi al-Batsh, an electrical engineering lecturer at a Malaysian university, was gunned down by two men on a motorcycle as he was on his way to a mosque early Saturday. (AP Photo/Sadiq Asyraf)
April 26, 2018 - 7:17 am
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Hundreds of Palestinians have participated in the funeral of a Gaza journalist who died after being shot by Israeli troops while covering a border protest. Ahmed Abu Hussein, 24, died Wednesday at an Israeli hospital, nearly two weeks after he was shot on April 13. Abu...
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Protesters gathered at Republic Square in Yerevan, Armenia, Wednesday, April 25, 2018. Some tens of thousands of opposition supporters surged into the central square of the Armenian capital again on Wednesday, calling for the leader of their protests to become prime minister as the country labored through a dramatic political crisis. (Narek Aleksanyan/PAN Photo via AP)
April 26, 2018 - 7:12 am
YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — The Armenian parliament on Thursday called for an extraordinary session next week to vote for a new prime minister after the country was plunged into a political crisis with the abrupt resignation of its leader. Serzh Sargsyan, who ruled the country for 10 years, surprised...
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Teachers from Highland Arts Elementary School stage a final walk-in Wednesday, April 25, 2018, in Mesa, Ariz. Communities and school districts are preparing for a historic statewide teacher walkout on Thursday that could keep hundreds of thousands of students out of school indefinitely. (AP Photo/Matt York)
April 26, 2018 - 2:56 am
DENVER (AP) — Tens of thousands of schoolteachers plan to walk off the job in Arizona and Colorado on Thursday, shuttering classrooms in pursuit of better pay and school funding. But there are key differences between the protests in the two states, which share below-average spending on public...
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Armenian protest leader Nikol Pashinian, center, leads a march to attend a memorial service at the monument to the victims of mass killings by Ottoman Turks, to commemorate the 103rd anniversary of the massacre in Yerevan, Armenia, Tuesday, April 24, 2018. Waving the Armenian flags and chanting their leader's name, some 10,000 opposition supporters marched on Tuesday with protest leader Nikol Pashinian to a hilltop memorial complex in Yerevan, the capital of this Caucasus Mountains country, to mark the massacre of 1.5 million Armenians a century ago by Ottoman Turks. (Karo Sahakyan/PAN Photo via AP)
April 25, 2018 - 5:23 am
YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Several thousand protesters took to the streets of the Armenian capital on Wednesday morning after talks between the opposition and the acting prime minister were called off. Protest leader Nikol Pashinian had been expected to sit down for talks with acting Prime Minister...
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FILE - In this April 11, 2018, file photo, Stefanie Lowe, a teacher at Tuscano Elementary School, smiles as she joins other teachers, parents and students as they stage a "walk-in" for higher pay and school funding in Phoenix. Tens of thousands of Arizona teachers are poised to participate in a statewide job action this week in an unprecedented walkout to demand more funding for public education. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
April 25, 2018 - 2:23 am
PHOENIX (AP) — Tens of thousands of Arizona teachers are poised to walk off the job this week to demand more funding for public education, an unprecedented action in this conservative state without many union protections. Educators who are among the lowest-paid in the U.S. have organized weeks of...
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Law enforcement officers stand guard at the driveway entrance to the emergency room at Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas. Two Dallas policemen were reportedly shot at a nearby Home Depot and reportedly were transported to the Dallas hospital on Tuesday, April 24, 2018. (Louis DeLuca/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
April 24, 2018 - 10:20 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Two Dallas police officers were critically wounded in a shooting Tuesday outside a home improvement store, authorities said. Police Chief U. Renee Hall said a store loss-prevention officer also was shot in the incident about 4:15 p.m. outside a Home Depot in northern Dallas. In a...
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Employees of Amazon protest in front of German publisher Axel Springer's headquarters, where CEO Jeff Bezos is to be presented with an award for his "visionary entrepreneurship" in online business and digitalization strategy at the Washington Post, in Berlin, Tuesday, April 24, 2018. The new leader of one of Germany's governing parties says she plans to join a protest against working conditions at Amazon during a visit by company CEO Jeff Bezos to Berlin. Andrea Nahles, the chairwoman of the center-left Social Democrats, argued that Amazon's tax practices and working conditions aren't worthy of a prize. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
April 24, 2018 - 2:35 pm
BERLIN (AP) — The new leader of one of Germany's governing parties said she supports a protest against working conditions at Amazon during CEO Jeff Bezos' visit to Berlin on Tuesday. Andrea Nahles, the chairwoman of the center-left Social Democrats, said she would take part in the demonstration...
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FILE - In this April 11, 2018, file photo, Stefanie Lowe, a teacher at Tuscano Elementary School, smiles as she joins other teachers, parents and students as they stage a "walk-in" for higher pay and school funding in Phoenix. Tens of thousands of Arizona teachers are poised to participate in a statewide job action this week in an unprecedented walkout to demand more funding for public education. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
April 24, 2018 - 12:34 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey pushed state lawmakers Monday to approve big teacher raises as school districts make plans to close if educators who call his proposal insufficient launch the first-ever statewide strike this week. The Republican governor has stuck to his plan to increase...
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Armenian officials lay flowers at the monument to the victims of mass killings by Ottoman Turks, to commemorate the 103rd anniversary of the genocide in Yerevan, Armenia, Tuesday, April 24, 2018. ( Tigran Mehrabyan, PAN Photo via AP)
April 24, 2018 - 7:49 am
YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Armenia's government and the country's opposition are taking part in events to mark the massacre of 1.5 million Armenians a century ago by Ottoman Turks. Tuesday's commemoration of the massacre that began 103 years ago —viewed by Armenians and many historians as genocide —...
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