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A police officer who fatally shot a black suspect in the US city of Milwaukee appears to have acted lawfully, according to a senior police official.
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The right to breastfeed
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Bernie Sanders supporters threaten to spoil Hillary's nomination party
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Thousands march to say "Black Lives Matter"
Thousands of demonstrators gathered in several cities across the United States, angry about what they say is racial bias by police.
State workers urge Brazilian government to pay their salaries instead of the Olympics
Hundreds of striking state workers march through Rio to urge the Brazilian government to pay their wages instead of hosting the Olympics.
Clashes in Paris
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Gay Pride in London tinged with post-Brexit nerves
Tens of thousands of people take to the streets of London for the city’s annual pride celebration – a festive event, but one tinged with fears that rights may be lost once Britain leaves the European
Mexico City Pride demands an end to discrimination
Tens of thousands of people have paraded along Mexico City's Reforma Boulevard to celebrate Mexico's lesbian,gay, bisexual and transgender community.
A huge French protest is banned - for just four hours
Left-wing supporters had condemned what they said was the first ban of a union-backed protest since the early 1960s.
March climbdown adds humiliation to French Socialists' union worries
Paris will be the People's on Thursday as unions lead a march against new labour laws, but now the embattled Socialist government has alienated its union supporters by trying to ban the march, and ang
France: strike action set to continue after talks fail to break deadlock
Further strikes in France look set to go ahead after the government and trade unions failed to break the deadlock.
Piggy protest in Taiwan parliament
Taiwan’s new premier Lin Chuan failed to give his first administrative report to parliament on Tuesday morning, as members of the opposition Nationalist Party, or Kuomintang (KMT), took to the stage o
French union blockades spark petrol shortages
French police break up protest outside oil refinery Six out of eight refineries blockaded 2000 petrol stations running out of petrol Tourists stranded as petrol shortages bite French police began
Protests against France's labour reforms spread across the country with transport targeted
France is on the brink of an unprecedented social and economic crisis.
Roads, railways and refineries hit in two-day French strike
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