Protests and demonstrations

A police van used to transport prisoners stands in front of a migrant shelter in Ellwangen, southern Germany, Thursday, May 3, 2018. Hundreds of police officers have raided a migrant shelter after authorities were prevented from deporting a 23-year-old man from Togo days ago. (Stefan Puchner/dpa via AP)
May 03, 2018 - 1:46 pm
BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on migration issues in Europe (all times local): 7:40 p.m. Greek riot police have fired tear gas to disperse angry protesters on the island of Lesbos who tried to topple a police bus during a demonstration against a European Union migration policy. The protesters were among...
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Railway workers gather to protest in Paris, France on Thursday, May 3, 2018. French rail workers set up street protests across France on Thursday as they resumed their rolling strike against President Emmanuel Macron's plans to revamp national railway company SNCF. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
May 03, 2018 - 11:42 am
PARIS (AP) — French rail workers set up street protests across France on Thursday as they resumed their rolling strike against President Emmanuel Macron's plans to revamp national railway company SNCF. Rail unions notably called for a rally in Paris' city center to "put pressure on the government"...
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Takehiko Nakao, President of Asian Development Bank, Asia's premier lending institution, listens to a reporter's question during a news conference at the ongoing 51st ADB Annual Governor's Meeting Thursday, May 3, 2018 in suburban Mandaluyong city northeast of Manila, Philippines. About 4,000 delegates, from finance ministers, central bank governors to non-governmental organizations from 67-member nations, are attending the annual meeting to discuss ADB's Strategy 2030 to "achieve a prosperous, inclusive, resilient, and sustainable Asia and the Pacific." (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
May 03, 2018 - 6:00 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Trade in Asia has been growing at a consistently fast clip since 2017 but could be disrupted if disputes escalate, Asian Development Bank President Takehiko Nakao said Thursday as the regional lender began its annual meeting. Asked at a news conference about friction...
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May 03, 2018 - 2:43 am
CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — Students across the U.S. participated in a school walkout Wednesday to support gun ownership. The walkout was organized by New Mexico student Will Riley. More than 200 of his classmates walked out with him. Riley said in the days before the walkout that about 300 schools...
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Opposition lawmaker Nikol Pashinian gestures as he addresses his supporters in Republic Square in Yerevan on Wednesday, May 2, 2018. Pashinyan has urged his supporters to block roads, railway stations and airports on Wednesday after the governing Republican Party voted against his election as prime minister. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)
May 02, 2018 - 1:10 pm
YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — The Latest on Armenia's political crisis (all times local): 8:30 p.m. The opposition lawmaker who has spearheaded mass protests in Armenia says all three opposition parties in parliament will nominate him for prime minister, which would oblige the ruling party lawmakers to...
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Supporters of opposition lawmaker Nikol Pashinian shout out as they protest in Republic Square in Yerevan on Wednesday, May 2, 2018. Pashinyan has urged his supporters to block roads, railway stations and airports on Wednesday after the governing Republican Party voted against his election as prime minister. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)
May 02, 2018 - 10:44 am
YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — The opposition leader spearheading weeks of protests in Armenia warned the government Wednesday not to deploy troops as his supporters blocked roads, cut access to the country's main airport and occupied at least one municipal building. Nikol Pashinian told The Associated...
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This photo combo of images provided by the Lonoke County, Ark. Sheriff's Office and Charlottesville, Va. Police Department, respectively, shows Jacob Scott Goodwin, left, and DeAndre Harris. Goodwin was found guilty of malicious wounding, Tuesday, May 1, 2018, for an August 2017 attack on Harris during a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va. (Lonoke County Sheriff's Office and Charlottesville Police Department via AP)
May 02, 2018 - 9:38 am
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A white Arkansas man charged in the beating of a black man during a violent white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, has been found guilty of malicious wounding. News outlets report 23-year-old Jacob Scott Goodwin was found guilty Tuesday for the August...
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A man runs past a burning car and scooter set on fire by activists activists during the traditional May Day rally in the center of Paris, France, Tuesday, May 1, 2018. Each year, people around the world take to the streets to mark International Workers' Day, or May Day. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
May 02, 2018 - 8:41 am
PARIS (AP) — Some 109 people were in custody in Paris Wednesday suspected of offenses including carrying prohibited weapons and firing projectiles after May Day protests against reforms by French President Emmanuel Macron turned violent, French authorities said. Interior Minister Gerard Collomb...
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Supporters of opposition lawmaker Nikol Pashinian react standing on top of a vehicle as they protest in Republic Square in Yerevan on Wednesday, May 2, 2018. Pashinyan has urged his supporters to block roads, railway stations and airports on Wednesday after the governing Republican Party voted against his election as prime minister. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)
May 02, 2018 - 8:17 am
YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — The opposition leader spearheading weeks of protest in Armenia warned the government Wednesday not to deploy troops and said the country's political crisis can't be solved by force. Nikol Pashinian told The Associated Press that the ruling party effectively was suicidal for...
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Opposition lawmaker Nikol Pashinian holds a megaphone during an interview with the Associated Press in Yerevan on Wednesday, May 2, 2018. Opposition protesters on Wednesday blocked the road leading from Armenia's capital, Yerevan, to its airport, as well as several subway stations and government ministries after Pashinian their leader called for a national strike. (AP Photo/Mstyslav Chernov)
May 02, 2018 - 7:34 am
YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — The Latest on Armenia's political crisis (all times local): 3:30 p.m. The opposition leader spearheading weeks of protest in Armenia is warning the government not to deploy troops and says the country's political crisis can't be solved by force. Nikol Pashinian told The...
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