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G-20 summit protesters clash as Trump arrives in Germany

Hamburg (AFP) – Germany’s G20 summit host city Hamburg braced for a potentially violent “Welcome to Hell” protest Thursday by anti-capitalist activists as tensions rise in the lead-up to the power meeting. Ugly scenes unfolded Tuesday night as riot police used water cannon and pepper spray to clear an unauthorised …

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Naked protest ahead of Pamplona’s running of the bulls

Protesters have made their voices heard ahead of this week’s opening of the Pamplona running of the bulls festival in Spain. Animal rights activists are calling for a “festival without blood” and staged a protest with a difference. Dozens of men and women stripped off and covered themselves in red …

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Thousands join anti-austerity march in central London

abour leader Jeremy Corbyn, John McDonnell, Diane Abbott, and Owen Jones among the speakers expected at rally’s final stop at Parliament Square Thousands of people have joined an anti-austerity march through central London ahead of an address by Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn in Westminster. Protesters carrying banners and placards, many of which …

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German lawmakers approve same-sex marriage, Merkel voted against

Germany’s parliament backed the legalization of same-sex marriage on Friday in a historic vote hailed by gay activists and leftist parties but criticized by some in Chancellor Angela Merkel’s ruling conservative bloc and by the Catholic Church. The move brings Germany into line with many other European nations including France, …

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