Protests and demonstrations

Protestors take cover during clashes police officers as part of a demonstration against the country's leadership, in Algiers, Algeria, Friday, April 12, 2019. Heavy police deployment and repeated volleys of water cannon didn't deter masses of Algerians from packing the streets of the capital Friday, insisting that their revolution isn't over just because the president stepped down. (AP Photo/ Fateh Guidoum)
April 12, 2019 - 3:25 pm
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Police fired intense volleys of tear gas and used water cannons in clashes in the Algerian capital during the eighth week of massive Friday demonstrations that forced the president to resign and now aim to rid the nation of its interim leadership. Police arrested 108 people...
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Sudanese celebrate after officials said the military had forced longtime autocratic President Omar al-Bashir to step down after 30 years in power in Khartoum, Sudan, Thursday, April 11, 2019. (AP Photo)
April 12, 2019 - 2:04 pm
CAIRO (AP) — The Latest on the situation in Sudan (all times local): 9:05 p.m. The U.N. Security Council has been briefed on the situation in Sudan but has taken no action. Germany's U.N. Ambassador Christoph Heusgen, the current council president, told reporters after Friday's closed-door briefing...
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People holds placards reading "Get out" as they protest against the country's leadership, in Algiers, Friday, April 12, 2019. The protest movement has been overwhelmingly peaceful but police were out in larger than usual numbers Friday and the atmosphere was strained. (AP Photo/Fateh Guidoum)
April 12, 2019 - 11:02 am
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — The Latest on the protests in Algeria (all times local): 5 p.m. Police have moved in on a crowd in a small square in the Algerian capital, firing tear gas and what appeared to be rubber bullets after some demonstrators tossed bottles and rocks at them. Tension mounted on the...
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April 11, 2019 - 11:29 pm
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Two Indian men who were force-fed during a hunger strike inside a Texas immigration detention center are out of government custody. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokeswoman Leticia Zamarripa confirmed Thursday that Jasvir Singh and Rajandeep Singh were released on...
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FILE - In this file image taken from video, Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir speaks at the Presidential Palace, Friday, Feb. 22, 2019, in Khartoum, Sudan. Tens of thousands of Sudanese were making their way to the center of the country’s capital on Thursday, April 11, 2019, cheering and clapping in celebration as two senior officials said the military had forced longtime autocratic President Omar al-Bashir to step down after 30 years in power.(AP Photo/Mohamed Abuamrain, File)
April 11, 2019 - 5:10 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — He was the world's only sitting head of state wanted for genocide. He lost a third of his country, a quarter of its population and most of its oil resources when South Sudan broke away. Yet Sudan's Omar al-Bashir, who came to power in a military coup in 1989, was able to keep his grip...
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Sudanese celebrate after officials said the military had forced longtime autocratic President Omar al-Bashir to step down after 30 years in power in Khartoum, Sudan, Thursday, April 11, 2019. (AP Photo)
April 11, 2019 - 4:12 pm
CAIRO (AP) — Sudan's military overthrew President Omar al-Bashir on Thursday after months of bloody protests against his repressive 30-year rule. But pro-democracy demonstrators vowed to keep up their campaign in the streets after the military said it would govern the country for the next two years...
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Protesters celebrate in Khartoum, Sudan, Thursday, April 11, 2019. Tens of thousands of Sudanese were making their way to the center of the country’s capital on Thursday, cheering and clapping in celebration as two senior officials said the military had forced longtime autocratic President Omar al-Bashir to step down after 30 years in power. (AP Photo)
April 11, 2019 - 3:43 pm
CAIRO (AP) — The latest on developments in Sudan (all times local): 10:40 p.m. Sudan's state-run broadcaster says Defense Minister Awad Mohammed Ibn Ouf is being sworn in as head of a new military council that will run the country for two years. The move is being taken after the military ousted...
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Kashmiri women voters stand in a queue to cast their votes outside a polling station at Shadipora, outskirts of Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Thursday, April 11, 2019. Voters in 18 Indian states and two Union Territories began casting ballots on Thursday, the first day of a seven-phase election staggered over six weeks in the country of 1.3 billion people. (AP Photo/Mukhtar Khan)
April 11, 2019 - 11:44 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — At least four people were killed in clashes Thursday on the first day of polling in India's general elections, a six-week process that's seen as a referendum on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party, officials said Thursday. Police said two...
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Julian Castro, a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate acknowledges supporters after delivering comments during a rally in San Antonio, Wednesday, April 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
April 11, 2019 - 12:57 am
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro is using President Donald Trump's visit to his hometown as a chance to give a jolt to his campaign. Castro held a rally in San Antonio on Wednesday night, hours after Trump was in town for a fundraiser. Castro was San Antonio mayor...
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An elderly woman confronts security forces during a demonstration in Algiers, Algeria, Wednesday, April 10, 2019. The Algerian senator Abdelkader Bensalah named to temporarily fill the office vacated by former President Abdelaziz Bouteflika said he would act quickly to arrange an "honest and transparent" election to usher in an "Algeria of the future." (AP Photo/Mosa'ab Elshamy)
April 10, 2019 - 1:33 pm
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algeria's newly appointed interim leader on Wednesday set the date for a presidential election as July 4, the day before the nation celebrates its independence day. Abdelkader Bensalah was appointed on Tuesday to replace former President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who was...
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