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Riots break out in Tel Aviv between Israelis and Sudanese

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In the last few days violent racial riots broke out in Tel Aviv, something that has not been mentioned by the Western media. African migrants, mostly Sudanese, marched in the capital of Israel protesting against the government of Netanyahu. The reason for the protest was the demand for refugees to be given asylum in Israel and for the Israelis to stop treating... 

Ukraine launches massive crackdown on east Russian separatists

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Ukrainian security forces have launched a crackdown on separatist protesters in the eastern town of Slavyansk, where pro-Russian protesters have seized government buildings. “An anti-terrorist operation has begun in Slavyansk. It is being directed by the anti-terrorist center of the state security service. Forces from all the security units of the country... 

Argentina braces for strike over inflation, crime

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Argentina is bracing for a major strike over high inflation and crime levels in the Latin American country. Three of the country’s five major unions are expected to take part in Thursday’s labor action in protest against the government’s attempt to cap salary increases. The 24-hour walkout is expected to severely disrupt the country’s public transportation. The... 

Kharkiv protesters declare independence from Kiev

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People in the Ukrainian city of Kharkiv have declared independence from Kiev following a same move by pro-Russians in Donetsk. Protesters announced on Monday the formation of the Independent People’s Republic of Kharkiv outside the regional administration building. They also held their own election of what they call national lawmakers. Moreover, the demonstrators... 

US blasts Europe’s plan for anti-snooping network as ‘unfair advantage’

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NSA headquarters US officials on Friday slammed plans to construct an EU-centric communication system, designed to prevent emails and phone calls from being swept up by the NSA, warning that such a move is a violation of trade laws. Calling Europe’s proposal to build its own integrated communication system “draconian,” the office of the US Trade Representative... 

Eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk rallies in favor of independence referendum

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At least 1,000 protesters have gathered in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk, the industrial capital of the region, demanding that authorities respect their right for self-determination by allowing them to stage a Crimea-style referendum. The rally was held in the city’s central Lenin Square. Demonstrators held Russian flags and signs which read,... 

Death toll from Venezuela unrest rises to 39

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Anti-government protesters clash with police in Caracas, Venezuela. Two more people have died during demonstrations in Venezuela, pushing the death toll from several weeks of protests to 39. The men died on Saturday in separate incidents, Interior Minister Miguel Rodriguez said on VTV public television. A 44-year-old man died in the western city of San Cristobal... 

8 killed in local election clashes as Turkey splits over rival parties

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15-year-old Berkin Elvan went out to get some bread and got caught in a demonstration crackdown. He later died in hospital of injuries sustained during the clashes. At least eight people have been killed in clashes between rival groups in Turkey’s municipal elections, media reports say. Tensions soared at the polls that will decide the distribution of power... 

Thousands hold anti-austerity demonstration in Athens

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Greek protesters shout slogans during a demonstration outside the parliament in Athens on March 30, 2014. Thousands of people in Greece have held a protest rally outside the parliament in the capital Athens against government’s austerity measures. Over 12,000 people rallied in the capital on Sunday ahead of the parliament vote on a bill for fresh international... 

Anti-government protests continue in Venezuela

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Anti-government demonstrators clash with the National Guard in Caracas on March 28, 2014. Violent protests continue against the government of Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro, despite him having agreed to hold talks with the opposition. Anti-government demonstrators clashed with the National Guard in the capital Caracas on Friday. Maduro has agreed to... 

Egypt police clash with anti-government protesters

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Egyptians throw Molotov cocktails towards riot police vehicles during clashes following a demonstration outside Cairo University on March 26, 2014. Egyptian police have once again clashed with anti-government protesters in various cities across Egypt, following the announcement of Field Marshal Abdel Fattah el-Sisi’s presidential nomination. Tens of anti-coup... 

US Senator Rand Paul takes credit for NSA metadata changes

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US Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) said he takes some credit for President Obama’s decision to end the National Security Agency’s metadata collection program. In an interview after Obama announced the change on Tuesday, Paul was asked on “Fox and Friends” if it would make him happy for phone companies, not the government, to retain the metadata. “Well,... 

Brazil to pass anti-spy bill in victory for net neutrality

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Brazil has scored big for net neutrality after its lower house of Congress approved a groundbreaking post-Snowden bill that protects its users’ privacy rights, albeit with some sacrifices. The measure did not go as smoothly as could have. To ensure success, President Dilma Rousseff had to let it through at the cost of allowing companies such as Google and... 

Albuquerque hit by protests after police executes Homeless Man for Camping

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A large number of demonstrators have poured into the streets of Albuquerque in the US state of New Mexico to protest the fatal shooting of a homeless man by the police. The demonstration was held on Tuesday evening. The protesters marched toward the Police Headquarters chanting “We want justice,” holding signs “APD is guilty,” and demanded... 

Argentineans slam US meddling in Venezuela

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Argentinean people have staged a protest rally in the capital, Buenos Aires, to condemn the United States’ interference in Venezuela’s domestic affairs. The demonstrators gathered outside the US Embassy in the Argentinean capital, criticizing Washington for plotting a coup d’état against the Venezuelan government. The protesters also demanded an end... 
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