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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,...

South Korea protest

Protesters stage a rally against U.S. deployment of the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier and its battle group to the Korean Peninsula, near U.S. Embassy in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, April 13, 2017. North Korea's parliament convened Tuesday amid heightened tensions on the divided peninsula,...

Nigeria protest

Bring back our girls campaigners hold up placards with the names of some of the missing during a protest calling on the government to rescue the remaining kidnapped girls of the government secondary school who were abducted almost three years ago, in Lagos, Nigeria...

Venezuela protest

Demonstrators march on a highway as Bolivarian National Guard soldiers block their way during an anti-government protest in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, April 13, 2017. Venezuela officials are confirming that a fifth person has died in a two-week old anti-government protest movement. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)

South Africa protest

Members of the opposition parties protest in Pretoria, South Africa, Wednesday, April 12, 2017. South Africa's opposition groups marked the 75th birthday of President Jacob Zuma with a protest against him, pushing for his resignation because of scandals and his dismissal of a widely respected...

Hungary Soros protest

Demonstrators are watched by police as they protest against the amendment of the higher education law that could force a Budapest university founded by billionaire American philanthropist George Soros to close, in front of the Ministry of Human Resources, in Budapest, Sunday, April 9,...

Venezuela protest

Demonstrators throw stones toward the Venezuelan National Guards during a protest in Caracas, Venezuela, Monday, April 10, 2017. Thousands of people in Venezuela's capital are protesting against the government of President Nicolas Maduro, demanding new elections and vowing to stay in the streets during the...

Italy G7 protest

Protesters march towards police during meeting of Foreign Ministers of the G7 countries in Lucca, Italy, Monday, April 10, 2017. Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven industrialized nations are gathering in Lucca for a meeting given urgency by the chemical attack in Syria and...

We need a revolution: Ron Paul

https://youtu.be/pO7Y9VboMn0 Former Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas), who ran three times for The White House, delves deep in this wide ranging conversation on Trump, militarism, healthcare, and the free market. Plus, why he says Trump fails to offer the right kind of revolution for today. --- - 'Zero...

Macedonia protest

People wave national flags protesting in front of the building of the EU mission in Skopje, Macedonia, on Monday, April 3, 2017. The European Council President Donald Tusk arrived Monday to Skopje to discuss with Macedonian President Ivanov the latest developments regarding the migrant crisis,...

Russia protest

Russian police officers stand ready to prevent any opposition action on Red Square in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, April 2, 2017. Russian prosecutors moved Friday to block calls on social networks for more street protests in Moscow and other Russian cities following a wave of rallies...

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