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"Blockupy" Frankfurt

Supporters of the anti-capitalist “Blockupy” movement and police clashed in Frankfurt on Wednesday (March 18) morning, as cars and buildings were set

Supporters of the anti-capitalist “Blockupy” movement and police clashed in Frankfurt on Wednesday (March 18) morning, as cars and buildings were set

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Hong Kong student leaders detained as police clear protest site

Dozens of people have been arrested in Hong Kong during a police operation to end a pro-democracy protest. Joshua Wong and Lester Shum, two of the

Dozens of people have been arrested in Hong Kong during a police operation to end a pro-democracy protest. Joshua Wong and Lester Shum, two of the

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Hong Kong: Arrests and scuffles as protest site cleared

Scuffles broke out in Hong Kong as police arrested pro-democracy demonstrators who refused to obey a court order to clear a protest site in the

Scuffles broke out in Hong Kong as police arrested pro-democracy demonstrators who refused to obey a court order to clear a protest site in the

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Hong Kong democracy protesters clash with police

Pro-democracy protesters have again clashed with police in Hong Kong as recent demonstrations stretch to their 40th consecutive day. The scuffles

Pro-democracy protesters have again clashed with police in Hong Kong as recent demonstrations stretch to their 40th consecutive day. The scuffles

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Election panel could be 'more democratic' - Hong Kong leader

Pro-democracy campaigners in Hong Kong have been able to watch live coverage of formal talks which have got underway – but Chinese TV is only showing

Pro-democracy campaigners in Hong Kong have been able to watch live coverage of formal talks which have got underway – but Chinese TV is only showing

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Hong Kong protesters deny leader's claims of 'external' infiltration

Hong Kong’s chief executive has accused what he calls “external forces” of involvement in the pro-democracy movement. Leung Chun-ying’s claims were

Hong Kong’s chief executive has accused what he calls “external forces” of involvement in the pro-democracy movement. Leung Chun-ying’s claims were

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UK police break up 'occupy' protest in London

Police in the UK have attempted to break up a three-day protest by Members of the Occupy London movement aimed at highlighting inequality in the

Police in the UK have attempted to break up a three-day protest by Members of the Occupy London movement aimed at highlighting inequality in the

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Clashes in Hong Kong as pro-democracy barricades are removed

Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong have clashed with counter-demonstrators and police, both intent on removing road blocks that have brought parts

Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong have clashed with counter-demonstrators and police, both intent on removing road blocks that have brought parts

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Protesters cellphones light up Hong-Kong

Thousands of pro-democracy protesters chanting and waving smart phones at a rally in Admiralty district

Thousands of pro-democracy protesters chanting and waving smart phones at a rally in Admiralty district

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More police to be sent to Hong Kong protest areas

There has been more brawling on the streets of Hong Kong as pro-democracy protesters held another overnight rally. Police used pepper spray to push

There has been more brawling on the streets of Hong Kong as pro-democracy protesters held another overnight rally. Police used pepper spray to push

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Hong Kong protesters told to leave by Monday

Hong Kong’s top leader has told pro-democracy protesters they must clear the city by Monday. CY Leung’s warning follows fears that the worst unrest

Hong Kong’s top leader has told pro-democracy protesters they must clear the city by Monday. CY Leung’s warning follows fears that the worst unrest

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Tensions rise in Hong Kong

China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs repeated on Monday its opposition to the “Occupy Central” movement in Hong Kong which has blocked main roads

China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs repeated on Monday its opposition to the “Occupy Central” movement in Hong Kong which has blocked main roads

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Istanbul: Police clear 'Occupy Taksim Park' protest

Police descended on Istanbul’s Taksim Gezi Park to remove protesters occupying it. The demonstrators, who had been camping out in the park for three

Police descended on Istanbul’s Taksim Gezi Park to remove protesters occupying it. The demonstrators, who had been camping out in the park for three

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Austerity anger leads to violent clashes in Spain

The effects of the financial crisis have been seen and felt vividly on the streets of Madrid. Protestors, mostly the young, have clashed with

The effects of the financial crisis have been seen and felt vividly on the streets of Madrid. Protestors, mostly the young, have clashed with

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Protest turns ugly as police and demonstrators clash

It started as what organisers had said would be a peaceful protest outside the Spanish Parliament. Within hours clashes had broken out between

It started as what organisers had said would be a peaceful protest outside the Spanish Parliament. Within hours clashes had broken out between

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Occupy Wall Street marks first anniversary

Occupy Wall Street protesters marked the movement’s one-year anniversary on Monday by taking to the streets of New York’s financial district. The

Occupy Wall Street protesters marked the movement’s one-year anniversary on Monday by taking to the streets of New York’s financial district. The

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Police presence at Occupy Wall Street’s first anniversary party

On Monday, exactly a year after putting economic inequalities under the global spotlight with its rallying cry of “We are the 99%”, Occupy Wall

On Monday, exactly a year after putting economic inequalities under the global spotlight with its rallying cry of “We are the 99%”, Occupy Wall

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Police clear Occupy Hong Kong camp

Police cleared a few remaining Occupy Hong Kong protesters from an open-air plaza beneath HSBC’s Asian headquarters, nearly a year after the

Police cleared a few remaining Occupy Hong Kong protesters from an open-air plaza beneath HSBC’s Asian headquarters, nearly a year after the

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Occupy Movement marches at Democratic Convention

Occupy movement protesters took to the streets of Charlotte, North Carolina, during the Democratic National Convention, to protest against President

Occupy movement protesters took to the streets of Charlotte, North Carolina, during the Democratic National Convention, to protest against President

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Court orders Occupy to quit Hong Kong camp

A court in Hong Kong has ordered the final members of the Occupy protest movement to leave the area in the heart of the city’s financial district

A court in Hong Kong has ordered the final members of the Occupy protest movement to leave the area in the heart of the city’s financial district

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Police move in on Occupy Frankfurt camp

Police have cleared anti-capitalist protesters from the Occupy Frankfurt camp set up 10 months ago. While some left voluntarily, others had to be

Police have cleared anti-capitalist protesters from the Occupy Frankfurt camp set up 10 months ago. While some left voluntarily, others had to be

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The Olympics: white elephant or cash cow?

The Olympic Games are a time for the world to come together to celebrate its athletes. The winning of gold, silver and bronze medals decided on a

The Olympic Games are a time for the world to come together to celebrate its athletes. The winning of gold, silver and bronze medals decided on a

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Demonstrators march in Frankfurt

In Frankfurt, Germany’s financial capital at least 20,000 demonstrators took to the streets to protest against austerity measures aimed at tackling

In Frankfurt, Germany’s financial capital at least 20,000 demonstrators took to the streets to protest against austerity measures aimed at tackling

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'Blockupy' Frankfurt protest: 400 arrested

Police detained at least 400 people on Friday amid anti-capitalist protests in Frankfurt, the city that houses the European Central Bank. Since

Police detained at least 400 people on Friday amid anti-capitalist protests in Frankfurt, the city that houses the European Central Bank. Since

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Spain's 'indignados' accuse Bankia of unfair repossessions

A small number of Spain’s “indignados” protesters demonstrated outside the Madrid headquarters of the country’s fourth largest bank, accusing it of

A small number of Spain’s “indignados” protesters demonstrated outside the Madrid headquarters of the country’s fourth largest bank, accusing it of

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Madrid square cleared on eve of 'Indignados' anniversary

Police moved in to evict protesters from central Madrid on Monday morning, on the eve of the first anniversary of the grassroots ‘Indignados’

Police moved in to evict protesters from central Madrid on Monday morning, on the eve of the first anniversary of the grassroots ‘Indignados’

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Spain's 'indignados' demand release of arrested protesters

Protesters once again filled Madrid’s Puerta del Sol square on Sunday night, this time calling for the release of around 18 of their number, detained

Protesters once again filled Madrid’s Puerta del Sol square on Sunday night, this time calling for the release of around 18 of their number, detained