Protests and demonstrations

Workers prepare for a President Donald Trump campaign rally at El Paso County Coliseum, Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, in El Paso, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
February 11, 2019 - 8:16 pm
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and Beto O'Rourke in Texas (all times local): 7:15 p.m. Donald Trump Jr. is telling a crowd in Texas that Democratic lawmakers are fighting more for immigrants in the U.S. illegally than they are for the American people. Trump Jr. spoke...
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A supporter of Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro holds a poster of him during a rally in Urena, Venezuela, Monday, Feb. 11, 2019. Nearly three weeks after the Trump administration backed an all-out effort to overthrow Maduro, the leader's hold on power appears shaken, but he's far from losing grip. The world watches now whether Maduro’s government will let humanitarian aid from the United States cross its borders. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
February 11, 2019 - 6:01 pm
CUCUTA, Colombia (AP) — Nearly three weeks after the Trump administration backed an all-out effort to force out President Nicolas Maduro, the embattled socialist leader is holding strong and defying predictions of an imminent demise. Dozens of nations have recognized opposition leader Juan Guaido's...
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In this Feb. 7, 2019 photo, President Donald Trump speaks during the National Prayer Breakfast, in Washington. Trump is trying to turn the debate over a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border back to his political advantage as his signature pledge to American voters threatens to become a model of unfulfilled promises. Trump will hold his first campaign rally since November’s midterm elections in El Paso, Texas, on Monday. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
February 11, 2019 - 7:09 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is trying to turn the debate over a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border back to his political advantage as his signature pledge to American voters threatens to become a model of unfulfilled promises. Trump will hold his first campaign rally since November's...
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February 10, 2019 - 6:05 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Protesters in several Russian cities have taken to the streets in solidarity with an opposition activist. Anastasia Shevchenko from the southern city of Rostov-on-Don last month became the first person to be charged under a new Russian law that carries a prison term for "participation...
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Riot police run past burning dustbins set on fire by yellow vest protesters as they keep pressure on French President Emmanuel Macron's government, for the 13th straight weekend of demonstrations, in Paris, France, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu)
February 09, 2019 - 1:36 pm
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French yellow vest protests in Paris (all times local): 6 p.m. French Interior Minister Christophe Castaner has gone on Twitter to express his "disgust" as French yellow vest protesters set alight an anti-terror military car at a protest in Paris. Such vehicles have...
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A burning command car belonging to France's anti-terror 'Vigipirate' squad, dubbed 'Operation Sentinelle', is pictured during a demonstration as yellow vests protesters keep pressure on French President Emmanuel Macron's government, for the 13th straight weekend of demonstrations, in Paris, France, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu)
February 09, 2019 - 11:38 am
PARIS (AP) — A French yellow vest protester's hand was ripped apart Saturday during violent clashes in Paris as demonstrators tried to storm the French National Assembly in a 13th consecutive week of unrest. Police said the injured protester lost four fingers as police swooped in to stop protesters...
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February 08, 2019 - 8:09 am
CAIRO (AP) — A governmental committee probing protester deaths in Sudan says a slain teacher who became an iconic figure in the recent uprising died of wounds sustained from beatings. Amer Ibrahim, the head of the Supreme Investigation Committee, said on Thursday that forensic reports showed that...
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FILE - In this Nov.9, 2018 file photo, Italian deputy Premier and Labor Minister Luigi Di Maio talks to reporters during a press conference at the Foreign Press Association headquarters, in Rome. France is recalling its ambassador to Italy amid mounting tensions, after Di Maio met with French yellow vest protesters and offered to support their anti-government movement. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini, File)
February 07, 2019 - 10:37 am
PARIS (AP) — France recalled its ambassador to Italy on Thursday amid mounting tensions after Italy's deputy prime minister met with French yellow vest protesters and Italian leaders made a string of critical public comments about French President Emmanuel Macron's government. French Foreign...
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Some thousands of students gather to join a march in support of more ambitious climate policies in The Hague, Netherlands, Thursday Feb. 7, 2019. Organizers of the demonstration say they want to send a wake-up call to politicians in the Netherlands who are wrestling with how best to rein in greenhouse gas emissions. (AP Photo/Michael Corder)
February 07, 2019 - 9:06 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Thousands of students skipped classes Thursday and marched past the Dutch parliament, calling for more ambitious climate policies in the Netherlands. The noisy but peaceful demonstration by Dutch students follows similar marches in recent weeks in neighboring Belgium...
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Lyndsay Burtonshaw, center, one of the 'Stansted 15' talks to the media outside Chelmsford Crown Court in Essex, England, Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019. Fifteen protesters who locked themselves together around a plane at London's Stansted Airport to stop migrants being deported have been spared prison sentences. He gave three protesters suspended jail terms and sentenced 12 to community service. (John Stillwell/PA via AP)
February 06, 2019 - 11:03 am
LONDON (AP) — Fifteen protesters who locked themselves together around a plane at London's Stansted Airport to stop migrants from being deported were spared prison sentences on Wednesday. The demonstrators cut through the airport's perimeter fence on March 28, 2017, then used expanding foam,...
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