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At least 32 people killed in DRC during two days of violence

At least 32 people have been killed in Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) over the last two days, according to a police spokesman.

At least 32 people have been killed in Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) over the last two days, according to a police spokesman.

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Protests over latest fatal shootings by US police

At least a dozen police officers and several demonstrators have been hurt in violent protests following the fatal shooting of a black man in North Carolina.

At least a dozen police officers and several demonstrators have been hurt in violent protests following the fatal shooting of a black man in North Carolina.

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Protests in North Carolina after African American man shot by police

Several hundred protesters clashed with police in Charlotte, North Carolina, after police officers shot 43-year old Keith Lamont Scott, a black man who was said to be…

Several hundred protesters clashed with police in Charlotte, North Carolina, after police officers shot 43-year old Keith Lamont Scott, a black man who was said to be…

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Fire sweeps through Greek refugee camp as UN holds migrant summit

A large fire swept through the Moria refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos on Monday night, destroying tents and prefabricated homes.

A large fire swept through the Moria refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos on Monday night, destroying tents and prefabricated homes.

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Kyiv: protesters block entrance to Russian embassy

Dozens of protesters gathered around the Russian embassy in Kyiv on Sunday, where a polling station for Russia’s parliamentary elections was set up.

Dozens of protesters gathered around the Russian embassy in Kyiv on Sunday, where a polling station for Russia’s parliamentary elections was set up.

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Pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong protest against Wukan clashes

Dozens of Hong Kong activists protested on Wednesday (September 14) against the Chinese government crackdown against a popular village chief in Wukan.

Dozens of Hong Kong activists protested on Wednesday (September 14) against the Chinese government crackdown against a popular village chief in Wukan.

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Clashes in Naples over Italian PM visit

Clashes broke out on Monday night (Sept 12) in Naples between police and protesters demonstrating against a visit by Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi.

Clashes broke out on Monday night (Sept 12) in Naples between police and protesters demonstrating against a visit by Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi.

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Protesters clash with police in Venezuela

Venezuelan police used tear gas to disperse a crowd of anti government protesters on a highway in Caracas on Thursday.

Venezuelan police used tear gas to disperse a crowd of anti government protesters on a highway in Caracas on Thursday.

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Venezuelans march to demand recall referendum

Hundreds of thousands of anti-government protesters have hit the streets of Venezuela’s capital Caracas to demand a recall referendum on President Nicolas Maduro’s…

Hundreds of thousands of anti-government protesters have hit the streets of Venezuela’s capital Caracas to demand a recall referendum on President Nicolas Maduro’s…

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Gabon rocked by second night of post-election violence

At least three people have died and hundreds have been arrested in a second day of protests in Gabon following the announcement of President Ali Bongo’s re-election, amid accusations that the vote was

At least three people have died and hundreds have been arrested in a second day of protests in Gabon following the announcement of President Ali Bongo’s re-election, amid accusations that the vote was

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Brazilians react to Rousseff ouster

Brazilians have reacted to the ouster of President Dilma Rousseff which ended an impeachment process that polarised the country amid a huge corruption scandal.

Brazilians have reacted to the ouster of President Dilma Rousseff which ended an impeachment process that polarised the country amid a huge corruption scandal.

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Gabon's disputed election plunges it into 'deep crisis'

Riots have erupted in Gabon’s capital Libreville, as anger boils over the country’s disputed presidential election.

Riots have erupted in Gabon’s capital Libreville, as anger boils over the country’s disputed presidential election.

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Roma forced to flee violent mob in Ukraine village

In Ukraine, around a dozen Roma families have reportedly been forced to flee for their lives after locals in a small village in the region of Odessa turned…

In Ukraine, around a dozen Roma families have reportedly been forced to flee for their lives after locals in a small village in the region of Odessa turned…

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Clashes erupt in Bolivia

Miners’ protest over “neoliberal” agenda of Bolivian President Evo Morales ends in clashes with several people injured and hostages taken.

Miners’ protest over “neoliberal” agenda of Bolivian President Evo Morales ends in clashes with several people injured and hostages taken.

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Clashes in Indian Kashmir

Protesters took to the streets of Srinagar in Indian-administered Kashmir, throwing stones at security forces despite curfews.

Protesters took to the streets of Srinagar in Indian-administered Kashmir, throwing stones at security forces despite curfews.

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German court hands suspended sentence to four Russian football fans

Four Russian football fans were handed suspended sentences ranging from ten months to one year by a court in Cologne, Germany after assaulting a group of Spanish…

Four Russian football fans were handed suspended sentences ranging from ten months to one year by a court in Cologne, Germany after assaulting a group of Spanish…

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Armenia: scores of arrests at Yerevan police station protest

There was tension in Yerevan on Wednesday night as hundreds of demonstrators gathered to support gunmen holding several hostages in a police station in the Armenian…

There was tension in Yerevan on Wednesday night as hundreds of demonstrators gathered to support gunmen holding several hostages in a police station in the Armenian…

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Turkey: outrage after deadly fight between residents and refugees

A protest against Syrians living in the Beyşehir district of the Central Anatolian province of Konya took place after the funeral of an 18 year-old boy killed during a fight between refugees and…

A protest against Syrians living in the Beyşehir district of the Central Anatolian province of Konya took place after the funeral of an 18 year-old boy killed during a fight between refugees and…