Anti-government demonstrators perform in front of burning barricades as they attend a protest against a constitutional amendment, known as PEC 55, that limit public spending, in front of Brazil’s National Congress in Brasilia, Brazil. Picture REUTERS/Adriano Machado
People wearing fox masks take part in the ‘Day without fur’ demonstration near the Polish Sejm headquaters in Warsaw, Poland. Photo Bartlomiej Zborowski/EPA
Russian police officers stand guard as people take part in a demonstration on National Unity Day in central Moscow, Russia. Photo Maxim Zmeyev/Reuters
Protestors hold a smoke bomb and a placard of the French General Confederation of Labour (CGT) worker’s union of the dockers branch during a demonstration against the French government’s planned labour law reforms in Marseille, France
Demonstrators with a physical disability stand in front a riot police barricade during a protest calling on the government to provide a monthly subsidy for the physically disabled rather than an annual one, in El Alto, Bolivia, on Friday
Sheriffs on horseback and police break up a group of demonstrators outside Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump’s campaign rally in Costa Mesa, California.
Visitors watch a robot demonstration during the World Robot Conference in Beijing on Tuesday
Jordanian protesters hold up pictures of the country’s King Abdullah and pilot Muath al-Kasaesbeh, as they chant slogans during a march after Friday prayers in downtown Amman. Thousands of Jordanians gathered to show their loyalty to the king and to show solidarity with the family of the pilot, Muath al-Kasasbeh, who was killed by Isis.
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Demonstrators from grassroots environmental network Friends of the Earth Europe stage a protest against the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Pact (TTIP) in front of the European institutions in Brussels, on Wednesday. US and EU negotiators began their latest round of talks on February 2 seeking to push through the world’s biggest-ever free trade deal, which after nearly two years remain bogged down by public opposition.
A demonstrator protests recent grand jury decisions not to indict police officers in the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner, at Boston Common in Boston
Pro-democracy demonstrators display placards as they gather near a ceremony marking China’s 65th National Day in Hong Kong on Wednesday
Lightning flashes over protesters on the streets of Ferguson, Missouri. A grand jury has begun hearing evidence as it weighs possible charges against the Ferguson police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown.
Police officers aim their weapons at demonstrators, having fired tear gas and stun grenades at protesters in Ferguson, Missouri.
Public sector workers and members of the Unison union gather outside the Houses of Parliament in central London as they take part in the one-day walkout as part of disputes over pay, pensions, jobs and spending cuts.
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A protester wearing a gas mask holds a smartphone and gestures during a demonstration by striking employees of the French state rail company SNCF near the transport ministry in Paris
Protesters scuffle with police outside the closed entrance of Ana Rosa station during the fifth day of metro workers’ strike in São Paulo on Monday morning.
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A Filipino student protests outside the US embassy in Manila, Philippines, in a rally condemning the docking of the USS Blue Ridge and the upcoming visit of US President Barack Obama. Activists also called for an end to the presence of US troops in the country and the Visiting Forces Agreement.
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An armed policeman watches the demonstration by anti-government protesters near the Government House building in Bangkok
Portraits of 12 anti-government protesters standing at a road block in Kiev on Friday.
An anti-government protester during a rally in Bangkok, Thailand on Monday. A protest leader was shot and killed in Bangkok on Sunday when violence erupted as demonstrators blocked early voting in many areas of the capital ahead of a disputed election next week.