Protests and demonstrations

An investor monitors stock prices at a brokerage in Beijing Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. Shares declined Monday in Asia as investors watched for the latest developments in the China-U.S. trade war sage. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
November 11, 2019 - 4:45 am
BANGKOK (AP) — Shares declined on world markets on Monday as investors awaited developments in the China-U.S. trade war saga after President Donald Trump said Washington had not agreed to gradually roll back tariffs as negotiations progress. Britain's FTSE fell 0.6% to 7,316.49 while the CAC 40 in...
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In this image made from video, a police officer, left, prepares to shoot a protester, center, in Hong Kong Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. The police shot the protester as demonstrators blocked subway lines and roads during the Monday morning commute. (Cupid Producer via AP)
November 11, 2019 - 3:54 am
HONG KONG (AP) — A Hong Kong anti-government protester was shot by police Monday in a dramatic scene caught on video as demonstrators blocked train lines and roads in a day of spiraling violence fueled by demands for democratic reforms. Elsewhere, a man was set on fire following an apparent dispute...
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Anti-government protesters gather during ongoing protests in downtown Baghdad, Iraq, Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)
November 11, 2019 - 3:33 am
BAGHDAD (AP) — A rights group in Iraq says four protesters have been killed and some 130 wounded in clashes between security forces and protesters in a southern city. The semi-official Iraqi High Commission for Human Rights described on Monday the previous day's incidents in the city of Nasiryah as...
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A protester approaches a gas canister deployed in Central district of Hong Kong on Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. A protester was shot by police Monday in a dramatic scene caught on video as demonstrators blocked train lines and roads during the morning commute. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
November 11, 2019 - 3:28 am
HONG KONG (AP) — A Hong Kong anti-government protester was shot by police Monday in a dramatic scene caught on video as demonstrators blocked train lines and roads in a day of spiraling violence fueled by demands for democratic reforms. Elsewhere, a man was set on fire following an apparent dispute...
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A protester approaches a gas canister deployed in Central district of Hong Kong on Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. A protester was shot by police Monday in a dramatic scene caught on video as demonstrators blocked train lines and roads during the morning commute. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
November 11, 2019 - 3:07 am
HONG KONG (AP) — A Hong Kong anti-government protester was shot by police Monday in a dramatic scene caught on video as demonstrators blocked train lines and roads in a day of spiraling violence fueled by demands for democratic reforms. Elsewhere, a man was set on fire following an apparent dispute...
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A protester approaches a gas canister deployed in Central district of Hong Kong on Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. A protester was shot by police Monday in a dramatic scene caught on video as demonstrators blocked train lines and roads during the morning commute. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
November 11, 2019 - 3:01 am
HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on Hong Kong protests (all times local): 3:30 p.m. A man has been set on fire following an apparent dispute over national identity in Hong Kong, where police shot a protester on a day of escalating violence. The man set on fire around midday was in critical condition in...
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An investor monitors stock prices at a brokerage in Beijing Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. Shares declined Monday in Asia as investors watched for the latest developments in the China-U.S. trade war sage. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
November 11, 2019 - 1:51 am
BANGKOK (AP) — Shares declined Monday in Asia as investors watched for the latest developments in the China-U.S. trade war saga. Hong Kong led the retreat, with the Hang Seng falling 2.7% to 26,902.36 after a police officer wounded a protester in a shooting. Demonstrators blocked subway lines and...
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Opponents of Bolivia's President Evo Morales celebrate after he announced his resignation, in La Paz, Bolivia, Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019. Morales resigned Sunday under mounting pressure from the military and the public after his re-election victory triggered weeks of fraud allegations and deadly protests. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)
November 11, 2019 - 1:04 am
LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Bolivia entered a sudden era of political uncertainty on Monday as President Evo Morales, pushed by the military and weeks of massive protests, resigned after nearly 14 years in power and seemingly every person constitutionally in line for the job quit as well. Crowds of...
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Opponents of Bolivia's President Evo Morales celebrate after he announced his resignation, in La Paz, Bolivia, Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019. Morales resigned Sunday under mounting pressure from the military and the public after his re-election victory triggered weeks of fraud allegations and deadly protests. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)
November 11, 2019 - 1:01 am
LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Bolivia has entered a sudden era of political uncertainty with the resignation of President Evo Morales after a push by the military and weeks of massive protests. His foes celebrated in the streets, treating his ouster as a triumph of democracy after he claimed victory in a...
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An anti-government protester is surrounded by tear gas fired by Iraqi security forces in an effort to disperse demonstrators, in central Baghdad, Iraq, Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)
November 10, 2019 - 10:05 pm
BAGHDAD (AP) — The United Nations' mission for Iraq on Sunday proposed a roadmap out of the country's social upheaval, while Amnesty International said Iraq's crackdown on anti-government protests has descended into a "bloodbath." At least 319 protesters have been killed by security forces since...
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