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Rebellions and uprisings
September 16, 2020
Russian spymaster accuses US of fomenting Belarus protests
Russia's intelligence chief on Wednesday accused the United States of fomenting massive demonstrations against Belarus' ...
September 07, 2020
Climate activists block Warsaw street, decry govt inaction
A few hundred Polish climate activists blocked traffic in downtown Warsaw on Monday to spur the conservative government into ...
September 05, 2020
Environment activists blockade UK newspaper printing plants
Police arrested more than 70 environmental activists who blockaded two British printing plants, disrupting the distribution ...
September 01, 2020
London police arrest 65 people during climate demonstration
Police in London said 65 people were arrested Tuesday during climate change protests near the Houses of Parliament.
August 31, 2020
Sudan, rebel alliance reach deal in ongoing peace efforts
Sudan’s transitional authorities and a rebel alliance signed a peace deal on Monday following months of tortuous negotiations ...
August 23, 2020
AP Explains: Why revolt in Belarus is different from Ukraine
A former Soviet republic on the fault line between Russia and Europe is boiling with revolt this summer. Sounds familiar — ...
August 21, 2020
'Telegram revolution': App helps drive Belarus protests
Every day, like clockwork, to-do lists for those protesting against Belarus' authoritarian leader appear in the popular ...
August 18, 2020
How the AP covered ratification of the 19th Amendment
The bulletin moved just after 1 p.m. on Aug. 18, 1920, conveying the breaking news that the 19th Amendment had been ratified ...
August 13, 2020
As Hong Kongers seek to emigrate, some simply can’t leave
Pamela Lam’s 6-year-old son fell in love with the Hong Kong protest anthem, “Glory to Hong Kong,” the first time he heard it, ...
August 10, 2020
55 years after riots, Watts neighborhood still bears scars
There were no fires this time in Watts. There was no looting, no shooting and no National Guard troops patrolling.
August 07, 2020
Eminent scholar of early U.S., Bernard Bailyn, dies at 97
Bernard Bailyn, a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and educator of lasting influence whose “The Ideological Origins of the ...
August 03, 2020
Protests in the long term: How is a lasting legacy cemented?
What sort of staying power does it take for a protest movement to be judged a success? This year, without a centralized team ...
July 26, 2020
Cease-fire in war-torn eastern Ukraine to begin at midnight
Ukrainian and rebel forces in war-torn eastern Ukraine have started preparing for a “full and comprehensive” cease-fire ...
July 08, 2020
Editorial Roundup: US
Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ July 7 The Washington Post on a new U.S.
July 03, 2020
Russian FM hosts speaker of Libya's east-based parliament
Russia's top diplomat met Friday with the speaker of the parliament based in eastern Libya to discuss a political settlement ...
July 03, 2020
Activist leaves Hong Kong after new law to advocate abroad
Prominent Hong Kong democracy activist Nathan Law has left the city for an undisclosed location after testifying in a U.S.
July 02, 2020
Photo of toddler sitting on slain grandpa angers Kashmiris
A photo of a toddler sitting on the chest of of his dead grandfather has outraged residents of Indian-controlled Kashmir ...
June 29, 2020
In NYC, marking 50th anniversary of Pride, no matter what
There were protests, rainbow flags and performances — it was LGBTQ Pride, after all. But what was normally an outpouring on ...
June 26, 2020
Climate activists disrupt reopening of Paris' Orly Airport
Twenty-nine environmental activists were arrested Friday after breaking onto a runway of Paris’ Orly Airport to protest plane ...
June 18, 2020
Paris protesters cloak colonial-era statue with black cloth
French anti-racism activists draped a black cloth over the statue of a colonial commander in central Paris on Thursday, ...
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