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Contestants turn Miss Peru pageant into protest
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Contestants turn Miss Peru pageant into protest

En Vnexpress - Instead of giving their bust, waist and hip size, the contestants took turns reciting a litany of shocking facts about violence against women in Peru.

Hong Kong activists dress as sharks to protest finning
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Hong Kong activists dress as sharks to protest finning

Yahoo News Dozens of activists Saturday dressed in bloody costumes sprawled outside one of Hong Kong's most popular restaurants linked to the sale of shark fin soup to protest against the killing of

New Silicon Valley perk: paid time off to protest
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New Silicon Valley perk: paid time off to protest

Yahoo News Like thousands of Bay Area residents, software engineer Risha Mars skipped work on International Women’s Day to rally for women’s issues on the steps of San Francisco’s City Hall. About a

Tourist agents, travelers protest ban of Kayak tours in Ha Long Bay
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Tourist agents, travelers protest ban of Kayak tours in Ha Long Bay

EN VietNamNet - Tourist agents, travelers are unhappy for a ban of Kayak tours in Ha Long Bay, which is one of favorite tourist services, lately.

Russian protest leader Alexei Navalny sentenced to 15 days in jail
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Russian protest leader Alexei Navalny sentenced to 15 days in jail

Yahoo News Vocal Kremlin opponent Alexei Navalny is facing a 15-day jail sentence after organizing protests in Russia on Sunday that decried government corruption and led to some 1,000 arrests. Mr.

In Iowa, more constituents flood a GOP town hall to protest Trump policies
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In Iowa, more constituents flood a GOP town hall to protest Trump policies

Yahoo News Sen. Joni Ernst (R) of Iowa jostled with a tense crowd of constituents Friday, becoming the latest GOP leader to field criticism over what voters see as dangerous complacency under

'It feels like spring’: How a protest movement grew to oust South Korea’s president
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'It feels like spring’: How a protest movement grew to oust South Korea’s president

Yahoo News Late on the night of Dec. 3, Joseph Kim was walking home to his apartment in Seoul's Mapo district after another long day of protesting. The weekly demonstrations against the increasingly

Hundreds protest in Anaheim after an off-duty cop fired shots at teens
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Hundreds protest in Anaheim after an off-duty cop fired shots at teens

Yahoo News Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of Anaheim, Calif., Wednesday to express their outrage after a video surfaced that appears to show a local police officer roughing a young teen

The 'Day Without Immigrants' protest returns a decade later. Will it be effective?
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The 'Day Without Immigrants' protest returns a decade later. Will it be effective?

Yahoo News Some restaurants, small businesses, and even schools across the country shut their doors Thursday to show the nation just what a United States without immigrants looks like. Businesses

Immigrant workers, families to protest by staying home
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Immigrant workers, families to protest by staying home

Yahoo News PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Organizers in cities across the U.S. are telling immigrants to miss class, miss work and not shop on Thursday as a way to show the country how important they are to

Residents of Chinese city protest against aluminum plant
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Residents of Chinese city protest against aluminum plant

Yahoo News BEIJING (AP) — Residents in an oil town near China's border with Russia protested Tuesday against a planned aluminum plant over pollution fears, in the latest example of Chinese demanding

Large bomb explodes at protest rally in Pakistan's Lahore
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Large bomb explodes at protest rally in Pakistan's Lahore

Yahoo News LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani police say a large bomb has struck a protest rally in the eastern city of Lahore.

Thousands of Mexicans protest against Trump
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Thousands of Mexicans protest against Trump

Yahoo News Thousands of Mexicans protested Sunday against US President Donald Trump, hitting back at his anti-Mexican rhetoric and vows to make the country pay for his "big, beautiful" border wall.

Japan to protest to North Korea via China over missile launch
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Japan to protest to North Korea via China over missile launch

Yahoo News TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan will make a strong protest to North Korea through diplomatic routes via China, its top cabinet official said on Sunday, after the isolated state fired a ballistic

Rockets hit Baghdad Green Zone after deadly protest
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Rockets hit Baghdad Green Zone after deadly protest

Yahoo News Several rockets fired from inside Baghdad on Saturday struck the capital's fortified Green Zone area that houses most of Iraq's key institutions and main embassies, officials said. The

Poles protest plans to expand Warsaw in apparent power grab
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Poles protest plans to expand Warsaw in apparent power grab

Yahoo News WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Hundreds of protesters with flags and banners are marching in downtown Warsaw against the ruling party's plan to enlarge the Polish capital by incorporating 32

Military police shoot tear gas during violent Rio protest
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Military police shoot tear gas during violent Rio protest

Yahoo News RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Military police in Rio de Janeiro are shooting tear gas to quell a violent protest outside the state legislature.

Zimbabwe protest leader Mawarire released on bail
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Zimbabwe protest leader Mawarire released on bail

Yahoo News A court in Zimbabwe on Wednesday released on bail the pastor who last year led a surge of protests against President Robert Mugabe and is now facing subversion charges. Mawarire, an

Shows of solidarity inspire protest-riven Romania
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Shows of solidarity inspire protest-riven Romania

Yahoo News Until this month, Horia Georgescu had never joined a protest in his life. Many of the banners brandished in Bucharest over the past week were printed without charge in Georgescu's small

Hundreds of Nigerians protest corruption; Buhari ill abroad
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Hundreds of Nigerians protest corruption; Buhari ill abroad

Yahoo News LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Hundreds of Nigerians marched Monday to protest poverty and corruption as President Muhammadu Buhari's prolonged absence abroad for medical tests raises political and

Thousands protest in US, Europe over Trump travel ban
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Thousands protest in US, Europe over Trump travel ban

Yahoo News From London and Paris to New York and Washington, thousands of people took to the streets to protest US President Donald Trump's travel ban amid a fierce legal battle over the order. The

Israel Arabs and Jews protest house demolitions
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Israel Arabs and Jews protest house demolitions

Yahoo News Israeli Arabs and Jews marched arm-in-arm through central Tel Aviv on Saturday night, calling for the government to stop demolishing Arab homes built without permits that it rarely grants.

Thousands of Romanians protest diluted graft law for 4th day
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Thousands of Romanians protest diluted graft law for 4th day

Yahoo News BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Tens of thousands of protesters again took to the streets of Bucharest and other Romanian cities on Friday, blowing whistles, waving giant national flags and

China says Bangladesh power plant protest not aimed at China
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China says Bangladesh power plant protest not aimed at China

Yahoo News A protest this week against a $2.4-billion Chinese-backed power plant in Bangladesh which turned violent was not against Chinese participation in the project but due to residents'

Yemenis close NYC shops in protest of Trump travel ban
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Yemenis close NYC shops in protest of Trump travel ban

Yahoo News NEW YORK (AP) — Hundreds of ethnic Yemeni business owners who operate New York City corner bodegas and neighborhood delis closed shop Thursday in protest of President Donald Trump's travel