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Charlotte shooting: family releases video of Keith L Scott's last moments

The family of Keith Lamont Scott, a 43-year-old black man who was shot dead by a black policeman in Charlotte, North Carolina, have released a video of the last moments of his…

The family of Keith Lamont Scott, a 43-year-old black man who was shot dead by a black policeman in Charlotte, North Carolina, have released a video of the last moments of his…

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Abortion laws in Poland

The Polish parliament has rejected draft legislation to allow abortion until the end of the 12th week of pregnancy by 240 votes to 173.

The Polish parliament has rejected draft legislation to allow abortion until the end of the 12th week of pregnancy by 240 votes to 173.

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Charlotte protests: Calmer but defiant mood over police shooting

For the third night running, there have been protests in Charlotte, North Carolina over the fatal shooting of a black man by a black police officer.

For the third night running, there have been protests in Charlotte, North Carolina over the fatal shooting of a black man by a black police officer.

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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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Congolese opposition HQ burns down as deadly violence intensifies

The headquarters of the main opposition party and other political groups in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been destroyed by fire – leaving a number of people…

The headquarters of the main opposition party and other political groups in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been destroyed by fire – leaving a number of people…

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Belarus activists risk the wrath of Lukashenko over flag

In a rare open protest against the government in Belarus, hundreds of activists have called for the nation’s flag to be changed back to the one adopted after the collapse of the soviet…

In a rare open protest against the government in Belarus, hundreds of activists have called for the nation’s flag to be changed back to the one adopted after the collapse of the soviet…

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At least 17 dead in anti-Kabila protests in DR Congo

At least 17 people have been killed in the Democratic Republic of Congo following a violent anti-government rally.

At least 17 people have been killed in the Democratic Republic of Congo following a violent anti-government rally.

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Crucial German vote looms on huge CETA trade deal

Opponents of the parallel CETA and TTIP agreements organised mass protests in seven cities across Germany on Saturday.

Opponents of the parallel CETA and TTIP agreements organised mass protests in seven cities across Germany on Saturday.

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French unions stage last-ditch street protests against new labour law

Unions in France have vowed to keep fighting the country’s new labour law, but admitted on Thursday that dwindling support meant months of street protests were now…

Unions in France have vowed to keep fighting the country’s new labour law, but admitted on Thursday that dwindling support meant months of street protests were now…

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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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'Black Lives Matter' protest paralyses London City Airport

Campaign group ‘Black Lives Matter’ brought London City Airport to a standstill on Tuesday morning after activists set up a wooden tripod and locked themselves together on the…

Campaign group ‘Black Lives Matter’ brought London City Airport to a standstill on Tuesday morning after activists set up a wooden tripod and locked themselves together on the…

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Myanmar: Annan faces anger as he probes plight of Rohingya Muslims

Hundreds of people rallied in Myanmar on Tuesday to denounce an advisory commission, led by visiting former UN chief Kofi Annan, which is charged with probing the plight of the country’s Muslim…

Hundreds of people rallied in Myanmar on Tuesday to denounce an advisory commission, led by visiting former UN chief Kofi Annan, which is charged with probing the plight of the country’s Muslim…

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Locals disrupt Calais traffic in call for demolition of "jungle" migrant camp

Some of the protesters who came to block the motorway approaches to Calais on Monday have vowed to stay and fight on until the migrant camp there dubbed the “jungle” is…

Some of the protesters who came to block the motorway approaches to Calais on Monday have vowed to stay and fight on until the migrant camp there dubbed the “jungle” is…

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Pro-Rousseff protesters demand Temer's removal in Brazil

There was tension and some clashes as tens of thousands took to the streets of Sao Paulo – in the latest protest against the new Brazilian President Michel Temer following the Senate’s decision to ous

There was tension and some clashes as tens of thousands took to the streets of Sao Paulo – in the latest protest against the new Brazilian President Michel Temer following the Senate’s decision to ous

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Ukraine Inter TV set on fire in Kyiv

Ukrainian television station Inter has been forced to make an outside broadcast after its studios caught fire amid a protest in Kyiv.

Ukrainian television station Inter has been forced to make an outside broadcast after its studios caught fire amid a protest in Kyiv.

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Thousands of pro-EU campaigners march through central London

Thousands of pro-Europe campaigners gathered in cities across the UK on Saturday to protest against Brexit, the UK’s decision to leave the European Union following a June…

Thousands of pro-Europe campaigners gathered in cities across the UK on Saturday to protest against Brexit, the UK’s decision to leave the European Union following a June…

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Vigil held in UK for Polish man killed in attack

The organisers say members of the 850,000-strong Polish community from across the UK travelled to the town of Harlow in Essex to take part.

The organisers say members of the 850,000-strong Polish community from across the UK travelled to the town of Harlow in Essex to take part.

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Kurds hold mass rally in Cologne

They are angry about Turkey's military intervention in northern Syria and what they say is the Turkish president's "dictatorial behaviour".

They are angry about Turkey's military intervention in northern Syria and what they say is the Turkish president's "dictatorial behaviour".

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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 post-election crisis: Continued protests and reactions

Over a thousand people have been arrested during two days of post-election violence in Gabon after the announcement of the results for the 2016 presidential election.

Over a thousand people have been arrested during two days of post-election violence in Gabon after the announcement of the results for the 2016 presidential election.

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Malaysians protest

Hundreds of protesters marched in the heart of the Malaysian capital on Saturday (August 27) calling for the arrest of an unnamed high-ranking government official who…

Hundreds of protesters marched in the heart of the Malaysian capital on Saturday (August 27) calling for the arrest of an unnamed high-ranking government official who…

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Malaysian protesters call for PM's arrest

Students and anti-corruption activists in Malaysia have taken to the streets of the capital Kuala Lumpur calling for the arrest of Prime Minister Najib Razak.

Students and anti-corruption activists in Malaysia have taken to the streets of the capital Kuala Lumpur calling for the arrest of Prime Minister Najib Razak.