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Latest wave of violent anti-government protests in Venezuela raised the death toll to 39

The latest wave of violent anti-government protests in Venezuela raised the death toll to 39 on Wednesday, prosecutors said. ______ "Miguel Castillo died during a demonstration at Las Mercedes," the Public Ministry (MP) reported, referring to the shopping district in the capital Caracas. Castillo, 27, brought the...

India protest

Kashmiri students throw stones at Indian policemen in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Thursday, May 11, 2017. Students in the region have been protesting since last month against a police raid in a college in southern Pulwama town in which at least 50 students were injured. (AP...

Violence in Venezuela

Violence and unrest are tearing Venezuela apart. Lost somewhere in the spray of bullets and fog of tear gas are the stories of the dead. Here are their stories.  ______ CNN's efforts to reach the Venezuelan government and opposition for comment on this story on Wednesday...

Venezuela protest

Anti-government protesters work together to aim a giant slingshot holding a glass bottle of fecal matter, at security forces blocking their march from reaching the Supreme Court in Caracas, Venezuela, Wednesday, May 10, 2017.  Opponents of President Nicolas Maduro tried to march to the Supreme...

Argentina protest

People raise white handkerchiefs, the signature symbol of the Mothers of Plaza de Mayo human rights group, during a protest against a Supreme Court ruling that benefited a man serving time for crimes against humanity in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, May 10, 2017. In response...

Brazil protest — Clashes broke out between protesting workers and police in Rio de Janeiro

Clashes have broken out between protesting workers and police in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Workers are against freezes on public spending and changes to pensions and job protection. Protesters have erected barricades across the roads and are burning office furniture and tyres. The rally participants have also...

Venezuela protest — Death toll rises to 27

Venezuelan security forces fired scores of tear gas volleys and turned water cannons on rock-throwing protesters on a bridge in Caracas on Wednesday as the death toll from this month's anti-government unrest hit at least 27. The state prosecutor's office said 22-year-old Christian Ochoa became...

Venezuela protest continues

Protesters seized control of the main highway through Venezuela’s capital again Wednesday, but their march toward government buildings downtown was pushed back by police water cannons and a barrage of tear gas. Although the standoff has played out the same way several times this month,...

Serbia protest

A protestor holds a blue smoke bomb during a protest in front of the government building, in Belgrade, Serbia, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Several thousand people have rallied in the Serbian capital, Belgrade, one year after a mysterious demolition in an area marked for a...

Brazil protest

Police officers attempt to break into the Brazilian National Congress during a protest by police officers from several Brazilian states against pension reforms proposed by Brazil's President Michel Temer's government that would end the special pension retirement of police officers, in Brasilia, Brazil, Tuesday,...

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