Protests and demonstrations

Senate second Vice President Jeanine Anez, center right, arrives to Congress in La Paz, Bolivia, Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. Bolivian President Evo Morales' Nov. 10 resignation, under mounting pressure from the military and the public after his re-election victory triggered weeks of fraud allegations and deadly demonstrations, leaves a power vacuum and a country torn by protests against and for his government. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
November 11, 2019 - 2:47 pm
LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Clashes rocked Bolivia on Monday following the resignation of former President Evo Morales, with his supporters and foes facing off in the streets and a tearful opposition leader laying out a possible path toward new elections. Morales stepped down Sunday following weeks of...
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A teacher marches with a Chilean flag covered with the Spanish message: "Be strong professors." outside La Moneda presidential palace in Santiago, Chile, Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. A plan by Chilean President Sebastián Piñera's to draft a new constitution has been criticized by the opposition and even his own political ranks. Students in Chile began protesting nearly a month ago over a subway fare hike. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)
November 11, 2019 - 2:03 pm
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A plan by President Sebastián Piñera to draft a new constitution for Chile was criticized Monday by the opposition and even his own political ranks. The proposal unveiled Sunday by Interior Minister Gonzalo Blumel is one of a series of measures aimed at quelling weeks of...
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks to supporters on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. (Bryon Houlgrave /The Des Moines Register via AP)
November 11, 2019 - 1:48 pm
LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — The latest on the political crisis in Bolivia (all times local): 5:45 p.m. U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders is raising concerns about the Bolivian military's involvement in the resignation of President Evo Morales. Morales resigned Sunday after Bolivia's military chief called on him...
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People take part in the March of Independence organized by far right activists to celebrate 101 years of Poland's independence, in Warsaw, Poland, Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
November 11, 2019 - 10:16 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Tens of thousands of Poles joined on Monday in a yearly Independence Day march organized by nationalist groups, an event that has grown over the past decade as the far right across Europe has strengthened and gained a degree of social acceptance. Participants burned flares and...
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Pro-Catalan independence demonstrators hold banners reading in Catalan "everyone to La Jonquera" as they block a major highway border pass near La Jonquera between Spain and France, Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. Protesters following a call to action by a secretive pro-Catalan independence group have closed off both sides of the AP7 highway at the major transportation hub of La Jonquera between France and Spain. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
November 11, 2019 - 9:44 am
MADRID (AP) — A general election called to end political deadlock in Spain has only deepened uncertainty about the future of the European Union's fifth-largest economy and raised the possibility of yet another ballot — the fifth in five years — next year. No party achieved a clear mandate to govern...
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A protester with an umbrella runs away from tear gas fired by riot police on a street scattered with bricks during a protests in Hong Kong, Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. Hong Kong's leader Carrie Lam has pledged to "spare no effort" in bringing an end to anti-government protests that have wracked the city for more than five months, following a day of violence in which one person was shot and another set on fire. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
November 11, 2019 - 8:57 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Following a day of violence in which one person was shot by police and another set on fire, Hong Kong's leader pledged Monday to "spare no effort" to halt anti-government protests that have wracked the city for more than five months. The comments by Carrie Lam are likely to fuel...
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Anti-government protesters gather during ongoing protests in downtown Baghdad, Iraq, Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)
November 11, 2019 - 4:16 am
BAGHDAD (AP) — The United Nations top envoy to Iraq, seeking support for a roadmap to resolve massive anti-government protests, said Monday that the country's most powerful Shiite religious leader backs serious reforms but is concerned politicians will not carry them out. Overnight, four protesters...
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Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam speaks during a press conference in Hong Kong, Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. A protester was shot by police Monday in a dramatic scene caught on video as demonstrators blocked train lines and roads in a day of spiraling violence fueled by demands for democratic reforms. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)
November 11, 2019 - 3:00 am
HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on Hong Kong protests (all times local): 6 p.m. Hong Kong's leader says her administration will "spare no effort" in bringing an end to anti-government protests that have wracked the city for more than five months. Carrie Lam spoke to reporters Monday during a day of...
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An anti-government protester is surrounded by tear gas fired by Iraqi security forces in an effort to disperse demonstrators, in central Baghdad, Iraq, Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)
November 10, 2019 - 7:05 pm
BAGHDAD (AP) — The United Nations' mission for Iraq on Sunday proposed a roadmap out of the country's social upheaval, while Amnesty International said Iraq's crackdown on anti-government protests has descended into a "bloodbath." At least 319 protesters have been killed by security forces since...
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Opponents of Bolivia's President Evo Morales celebrate after he announced his resignation, in La Paz, Bolivia, Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)
November 10, 2019 - 5:11 pm
LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Bolivian President Evo Morales announced his resignation Sunday under mounting pressure from the military and the public after his re-election victory triggered weeks of fraud allegations and deadly protests. The decision came after a day of fast-moving developments,...
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