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A masked Palestinian boy takes part in a protest marking the 66th anniversary of Nakba

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A masked Palestinian boy takes part in a protest marking the 66th anniversary of Nakba, near the border of east Gaza City with Israel

Anti-government protests in Bangkok

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Thai anti-government protesters face Air Force military soldiers at the Royal Thai Air Force base in Bangkok, Thailand, on Thursday.

Anti-Gas Protesters Celebrate Suspension Of Drilling Permit...LISMORE, AUSTRALIA - MAY 15:  Protesters celebrate at the Bentley blockade site on May 15, 2014 in Lismore, Australia. Anti-gas protesters are celebrating today after a drilling permit allowing mining company Metgasco to set up an exploratory gas well on a private property in Bentley, NSW was suspended due to 'insufficient' community consultation. The suspension comes just days before a planned police operation reportedly involving over 800 officers, was expected to move forward to clear the activist blockade at the property.  (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

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Anti-gas drilling protesters celebrate at the Bentley blockade site on Thursday in Lismore, Australia, after a drilling permit allowing mining company Metgasco to set up an exploratory gas well on a private property in Bentley was suspended because of “insufficient” community consultation. Read more

Anti-government protests in Bangkok...epa04202242 Thai office workers wave to cheer anti-government protesters from the window of a building during a street rally in Bangkok, Thailand, 12 May 2014. Anti-government protesters began moving their rally site in central Bangkok to the area surrounding parliament hoping to pressure the Senate to appoint an interim government to institute reforms before new elections while key Thai institutions are resisting opposition demands to install an appointed government to make political reforms, reports said.  EPA/RUNGROJ YONGRIT

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Office workers cheer anti-government protesters from the window of a building during a street rally in Bangkok, Thailand

SOUTH KOREA PROTEST

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South Korean policemen nab student protesters during a rally against the government in Seoul on Wednesday

Activists wearing masks of German Chance...Activists wearing masks of German Chancellor Angela Merkel and vice chancellor and Economy and Energy Minister Sigmar Gabriel take part in a demonstration in favor of an appearance by fugitive US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden as a witness in German NSA hearings held in the German Bundestag, or lower house of parliament, outside the Reichstag building in Berlin on May 8, 2014. Lawmakers from the opposition Greens and far-left Linke parties had demanded that the parliamentary panel probing mass surveillance by the NSA seek testimony from Snowden, the former contractor with the US National Security Agency (NSA) now living in Moscow.       AFP PHOTO / ADAM BERRYADAM BERRY/AFP/Getty Images

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Activists wearing effigies of German chancellor Angela Merkel and vice-chancellor Sigmar Gabriel take part in a demonstration outside the Reichstag building in Berlin to press for an appearance by fugitive intelligence leaker Edward Snowden before a parliamentary inquiry into surveillance by the US National Security Agency

Pro-Russian supporters demonstrate in front of Ukrainian policemen guarding the entrance of a state city building in Mariupol on May 7, 2014.

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Pro-Russian supporters demonstrate in front of Ukrainian police officers guarding the entrance of a state city building in Mariupol, Ukraine

Anti-government protesters marching in the city centre celebrate shortly after a Thai court delivered its verdict on PM Yingluck, in Bangkok...Anti-government protesters marching in the city centre celebrate shortly after a Thai court delivered its verdict on Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, in Bangkok May 7, 2014. The Thai court found Yingluck guilty on Wednesday of violating the constitution and said she had to step down, although ministers not implicated in the case can remain in office.  REUTERS/

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Anti-government protesters marching in the city centre celebrate shortly after a Thai court delivered its verdict on Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, in Bangkok, Thailand. The Thai court found Yingluck guilty of violating the constitution and said she had to step down, although ministers not implicated in the case can remain in office Read more

TOPSHOTS A police officer stands guard n...TOPSHOTS A police officer stands guard next to a grafffiti of Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos during a May Day protest on May 1, 2014, in Bogota, Colombia.  AFP PHOTO / Guillermo LEGARIAGUILLERMO LEGARIA/AFP/Getty Images

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A police officer stands guard next to graffiti of President Juan Manuel Santos during a May day protest in Bogotá, Colombia on Monday Read more

Turkish protesters run for cover as riot police fire tear gas to disperse a May Day rally near Taksim Square in Istanbul on May 1, 2014. Turkish police used water canon and tear gas to disperse thousands of protesters who tried to defy a Labour Day ban on demonstrations on Istanbul's Taksim Square, the scene of protests that have dogged the government for months.

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Turkish protesters run for cover as riot police fire teargas to disperse a May day rally near Taksim Square in Istanbul on Thursday, the scene of protests that have dogged the government for months