Protests and demonstrations

Korean Air Lines Co. pilots, cabin crew, other workers and citizens wearing masks, shout slogans during a rally in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, May 4, 2018. Hundreds of Korean Air Lines Co. pilots, cabin crew and other workers staged a rally Friday in Seoul saying they can't take any more abuse from the company's founding family. The banners at center read "Out, Cho Yang-ho." (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
May 04, 2018 - 9:36 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Hundreds of Korean Air Lines Co. pilots, cabin crew and other workers staged a rally Friday night in Seoul saying they can't take any more abuse from the company's founding family. One of the protesters was Park Chang-jin, a crew member who was forced off of a Korean Air...
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Palestinian protesters throw stones at Israeli solders near the fence after they burn tires during a protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel, east of Khan Younis, Friday, May 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)
May 04, 2018 - 2:37 pm
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Black smoke from burning tires mixed with streaks of tear gas fired by Israeli forces Friday as several thousand Palestinians staged a sixth weekly protest on the Gaza-Israel border. At least 70 Palestinians were wounded by Israeli fire, the lowest casualty toll since...
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May 04, 2018 - 9:43 am
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Hundreds of Palestinians headed to Gaza's border fence with Israel on Friday for another weekly protest that organizers from the militant Islamic Hamas group have said might culminate in a mass breach later this month. About 300 Palestinians gathered near one of five...
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Protesters rock a riot police bus in the town of Mytilene on the northeastern Aegean island of Lesbos, Thursday, May 3, 2018. Police used tear gas to disperse the protesters who joined a demonstration against a visit to the island by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. Stores and services were also closed and at the government and European Union migration policy which has left thousands of migrants and refugees stranded on the island. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
May 03, 2018 - 3:36 pm
LESBOS, Greece (AP) — Greek riot police fired tear gas Thursday at 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 2,500 demonstrators who gathered in Lesbos' main port as Prime...
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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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