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Teachers protest against education cuts in Hungary

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Demonstrators gather on the Kossuth Square in front of the Hungarian Parliament building during an anti-government demonstration, called Day of Public Outcry in Budapest, Hungary, November. 17, 2014. Thousands of Hungarian teachers have staged an anti-government protest in the capital Budapest to call for dialogue on education reforms and a halt to funding cuts. Some 2,000 teachers said on Saturday... 

Police pepper sprays protest in Germany as activists storm new EU central bank HQ

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German police used pepper spray and clashed with anti-EU protesters, who stormed and vandalized the new European Central Bank building, which is under construction now in central Frankfurt. Calling themselves Blockupy, thousands of activists gathered in the city center on Saturday and marched to the goal of their protest, the new ECB office, which is to be inaugurated next March. The cost of the new... 

Students detained in Thailand for ‘Hunger Games’ salute at PM

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“Who else wants to protest?” PM Prayuth said after 5 students were arrested for showing Hunger Games salute. Five Thai students were held by the police after using a three-finger salute from the Hollywood blockbuster ‘The Hunger Games’, widespread among protesters, in front of Thailand’s new army-backed prime minister. Prime Minister General Prayuth Chan-ocha was making a speech at... 

London student protests turn violent, arrests made

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Police and protesters have clashed during the UK’s largest student demonstration for four years. It is not yet clear how many arrests have been made. The protest, initially a campaign for free university education after the coalition government raised tuition fees, was joined by anarchists who clashed with police after they attempted to stop them entering Parliament Square. Prior to the scuffle... 

Massive anti-corruption rally held in Budapest

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Demonstrators gather on the Kossuth Square in front of the Hungarian Parliament building during an anti-government demonstration, called Day of Public Outcry in Budapest, Hungary, November. 17, 2014. Over 10,000 Hungarians staged a protest in the country’s capital Budapest, calling for the ouster of the head of the tax authority and greater accountability from the government. Monday’s demonstration,... 

Greeks march to commemorate 1973 uprising

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A man holds a burnt US flag in front of the US embassy on November 17, 2014 in the center of Athens at a march commemorating the 1973 students uprising against the military junta. Thousands of Greeks have taken to the streets of the capital, Athens, to commemorate the 1973 student uprising against the country’s US-backed military dictatorship. Over 20,000 demonstrators took part in the peaceful... 

Romania elects 2014 president of German descent

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Newly elected president of Romania 2014, Klaus Werner Iohannis of German descent. Romania has finally come to its senses and elected Klaus Werner Iohannis as its next president, the current mayor of former cultural capital of Europe, Sibiu, which is of German descent. Romania is one of the most poorest and corrupted nations in Europe alongside with the likes of Bulgaria, Albania and Moldova, competing... 

Anti-austerity rally held in France

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Demonstrators hold a banner that reads “No to the austerity, yes to the social Europe” during a rally in Paris on September 30, 2012. Angry people have taken to the streets of French capital Paris in protest to the government’s economic policies, Press TV reports. “Economic policies across Europe are clearly meant to serve high finance and to create tax breaks for businesses. But... 

Police, anti-austerity protesters clash across Italy

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Demonstrators protest in central Rome, Italy, on November 14, 2014. Several Italian cities, including the capital city of Rome and northern city of Milan, have witnessed confrontations between police forces and anti-austerity protesters. On Friday, trade unions and students staged strikes and rallies in more than 20 cities against labor market and other reforms. Officers were pelted with eggs and red... 

Mexican protesters attack government building in Guerrero

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Thousands of protesters have attacked a government building in Mexico’s Guerrero State amid popular anger against the apparent killing of over 40 college students in September. The enraged, masked protesters in Chilpancingo, the capital of Guerrero, threw rocks at the building’s windows and burned around 10 vehicles in the area on Saturday. They said the Mexican government has been involved in... 

Internet has power to bring down regimes – Anonymous

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The Internet is the greatest tool of free speech ever created that gave voice to billions of people along with power to bring down regimes, a member of the Anonymous movement told RT, adding that such power terrifies governments around the globe. Crowds of people wearing masks to hide their faces have marched in hundreds of cities all over the world, marking the Guy Fawkes Day with a global ‘Million... 

Londoners to hold Anti-Austerity and Anti-Surveillance Massive Rally

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People in the British capital of London are preparing to stage a protest rally against the government’s austerity measures, mass surveillance programs, and human rights abuses. The rally, organized by a group called Anonymous, is referred to as the Million Mask March, in which the participants hide their faces to protect their identities, and will begin from Trafalgar Square and end at the Houses... 

Italians in Rome protest government economic policies

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Italian demonstrators protest at government’s austerity measures in Rome. Workers in Italy have staged a nationwide strike to protest against the government’s economic policies including cuts to public services and labor reforms. On Friday, the USB union called the 24-hour walkout that so far has disrupted train services and local transport in several cities across the country including the... 

Thousands of Italians hold massive protests against immigration

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Saturday witnessed gigantic rallies in support of the Italian Northern Secessionist and anti-immigration party “Lega Nord”, as thousands took to the streets of Milan to call for an end to the African and Muslim conquest of their ancestral homeland. A sea of Italians, with many being angered and disenchanted youth, chanted “Stop the Invasion”, and urged the masses of Italy to stand up in solidarity... 

Crowd of Democrats walks out on Obama

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The magic that President Obama once enjoyed at political rallies appears to have vanished into thin air, as a crowd of spectators walked out on the president during a speech for Democrats Sunday in Maryland. During an appearance for Lieutenant Governor Anthony Brown, who is running for governor of Maryland, “early departures of crowd members while he spoke underscored his continuing unpopularity,”... 
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