Yemeni’s pass burning tyres on a road during a protest against fuel price hikes in Sana’a, Yemen. The Yemeni government raised fuel prices on Wednesday to reduce the burden on state subsidies following severe fuel shortages
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Riot police use water cannon to disperse protesters in Quezon City, Manila, Philippines during the annual state of the nation address by president Benigno Aquino III. Read more
Rain clouds hang over central Hong Kong as activists vow to shut down its financial district in protest at China’s attempt to hobble democratic elections in the city. Businessman Bernard Chan is preparing for the worst. Chan’s investment company has added backup phone lines, bought in extra laptops and stockpiled instant noodles in case its headquarters downtown is caught in the middle of the protest. Read more
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Protesters set fire to crates of peaches from Spanish trucks during a demonstration at a toll bridge on the A9 motorway near Perpignan in the south of France against the low price of imported fruit Read more
People hold placards and shout slogans while marching through Cape Town to protest Israel’s military campaign in Gaza and show their support to the Palestinian people, on Wednesday
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A Filipino Muslim girl, with the colours of the Palestinian flag painted on her face, stands near her mother during a rally held by the Anak Mindanao (Children of Mindanao) Party List group outside the Israeli embassy in Taguig, Metro Manila July 15, 2014. The rally called on the United Nations to help resolve the ongoing conflict between Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza, and for both sides to agree to an immediate ceasefire, the Anak Mindanao party said in a statement.
Public sector workers march in central London during a 24-hour strike Read more
Tens of thousands gather during an annual protest in Hong Kong. Residents began marching through the streets of the former British colony to push for greater democracy in a rally fueled by anger after China published a white paper reminding Hong Kong that its independence was subject to Beijing’s authority.
Police officers use batons to contain youth wing workers of India‘s ruling Bharatiya Janata party during a protest outside the state assembly in the northern Indian city of Lucknow Read more
Supporters of Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah chant slogans during a protest in Kabul, Afghanistan on Friday