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Riot policemen prevent university students from marching during a demonstration in which they demand political change in Algiers on Monday, May 2.
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Anti-government protesters watch as fellow protesters ride motorcycles during a demonstration demanding the ouster of Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh in the southern city of Taiz, on Monday, May 2. Yemeni activists urged street protesters on Monday not to raise banners of Osama bin Laden to avoid inviting a harsher crackdown on demonstrations seeking democratic change in the al Qaida leader's ancestral homeland.
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Anti-nuclear protesters march towards the Grafenrheinfeld nuclear power plant near the southern German city of Bergrheinfeld on Monday, April 25. Several Easter Monday protests took place throughout the country on the eve of the 25th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster and after Japan's nuclear accident at Fukushima.
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Anti-nuclear activists sit in front of a nuclear power plant during an Easter protest march in Grohnde, Germany, on Monday. Tomorrow, April 26, 2011, marks the 25th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster - a date that sparks anti-nuclear protests all over Germany.
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Anti-nuclear protesters take part in a march near in the northern German city of Kleinensiel on Monday.
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A police car burns during clashes between demonstrators and police patrol in the city of Tyre, in southern Lebanon, Tuesday, April 21.
According to media sources, a Lebanese and a Palestinian were killed and two others injured during a clash April 21 between Lebanese security forces and residents in the southern port city of Tyre over attempts to ban illegal construction. According to police reports, the clash started when residents attacked a convoy of the security forces and set one of the military vehicles on fire.
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Relatives gather around a wounded youth who was injured during a demonstration in Charikar on Monday. A protest against the arrest of a mullah in Parwan province turned violent with protesters and police shooting at each other — killing at least one person, officials said.
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Afghan locals walk past a burned out building of the Parwan information and culture department after a protest in Charikar on Monday. One person died and ten others were wounded when shooting broke out at a protest north of Kabul on Monday against the detention of an alleged insurgent by foreign and Afghan forces, officials said. About 3,000 people rallied in Charikar, the capital of Parwan province about 30 miles (50 kilometres) north of the capital, after the arrest of three men by NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) and Afghan forces.
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Ugandan police beat up a protester on Thursday, April 14, in Kampala, Uganda. Witnesses in Uganda say police fired tear gas into a hospital during a skirmish with stone-throwing protesters.
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A Ugandan policeman kicks a protester, in Kampala, Uganda, Thursday, April 14.
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Supporters of Uganda's Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) leader Kizza Besigye participate in a protest along the road in the Kasangati suburb of the capital Kampala on Thursday.
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Uganda's opposition leader Dr. Kizza Besigye (on stretcher) is taken to hospital in Kampala on Thursday. Besigye was shot in the arm when police on fired tear gas and rubber bullets to stop groups of protesters from marching towards the capital Kampala, the Red Cross said.
Ugandan opposition leader Kizza Besigye, President Yoweri Museveni's closest rival in February elections, was injured while taking part in a protest against high food and fuel prices, he said on Thursday.
Military police fired rubber bullets and tear gas to disperse a crowd of more than 1,000 led by Besigye marching to the center of the capital Kampala, Reuters witnesses said.
"Shortly after the firing began I was hit and I suspect it was a rubber bullet. I had sharp pain and so this ring finger started bleeding," Besigye told reporters at the Kampala Hospital before he was taken for treatment.
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A supporter of the Mexican Electricians Union is confronted by policemen at the former headquarters of the state-owned Central Light and Power Company located in Mexico City on April 11, 2011. Protesters set fire to at least four vehicles and disrupted traffic. The demonstrators are demanding the reinstatement of the company that supplied electricity to the city and its surrounding areas. It was closed in Oct. 2009.
Even under the best conditions motorcycle riding can be a little dangerous. Wearing a long cape to the protest only complicates things.
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Anti-government protesters react during a demonstration demanding the resignation of Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh, in Sanaa on Wednesday, March 30.
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Residents watch youth groups gather for a crimes against young people march in the slums of Medellin, Colombia, on Tuesday March 29. The peaceful demonstration was organized in response to the shooting death of 17-year-old rapper Mario Alejandro Sierra on Saturday. Since January, 340 people have been killed in Medellín - a city of just over two million inhabitants - said Yesid Henao, deputy secretary of the youth services department.
This is one of those pictures that make you smile. Then you read the caption and realize the scene is a small part of a bigger, tragic story.
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A demonstration in support of Syrian President Bashar Assad in Damascus, Syria on March 29. Pledging allegiance for President Assad as he faces the biggest challenge to his 11-year rule, hundreds of thousands of Syrians gathered in a central Damascus square Tuesday, waving his picture and chanting support.
DAMASCUS, Syria — Hundreds of thousands of supporters of Syria's hard-line regime poured into the streets of the capital Damascus and at least four other major cities Tuesday, waving pictures of the president and flags as the government tried to show it has mass support in the face of protests demanding more freedoms in this tightly controlled Arab state.
President Bashar Assad, whose family has controlled Syria for four decades and has a history of brutally crushing dissent, is trying to calm these protests with concessions. He is expected to address the nation in the next 24 hours to announce he is lifting a nearly 50-year state of emergency and moving to annul other harsh restrictions on civil
It's difficult to keep track of everything that's happening in the Mideast. We've been producing multiple stories and slideshows to provide a record of what is being reported in Libya, Bahrain, Yemen and Syria. See links to our slideshows below.
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Hundreds of Syrians march from the Omayyed Mosque in the center of Damascus' Old City towards Souk Al-Hamadiyeh Street on March 25, 2011 chanting "Daraa is Syria" and "We will sacrifice ourselves for Syria," as protests spread in Syria from the opposition's southern epicenter of Daraa to Damascus and a town south of the capital, where authorities moved to arrest at least five demonstrators. Click here to read more.
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Anti-government protesters shout slogans during a rally to demand the ouster of Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh outside Sanaa University on March 25, 2011. Saleh said on Friday he was ready to cede power to prevent more bloodshed in Yemen but only to what he called "safe hands" as a massive "Day of Departure" street protest against him began. Click here to see our “Political unrest in Yemem” slideshow.
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Libyans shout anti-government slogans during a protest following Friday prayers in Benghazi, Libya on March 25, 2011. NATO is planning to take control of all United Nations-mandated military operations against Libya, fully replacing the United States-led coalition that has carried out airstrikes so far, officials in Brussels said Friday. Click here to see our “Conflict in Libya” slideshow.
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Hundreds of residents of the western Shiite Muslim village of Karzakan, Bahrain, march against the Bahraini government after Friday prayers on March 25, 2011. Opponents of the regime, most of them Shia, attempted coordinated large-scale protests Friday, but government forces were prepared with checkpoints around most villages and a heavy police and tank presence. Fighter jets were heard flying over villages. Click here to see our "Bahrain uprising" slideshow.
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Anti-government protesters throw a fellow protester into the air during a rally demanding the ouster of Yemen's President Saleh outside Sanaa University on Thursday, March 17.