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  • Outrageous payout for the 'pepper-spray cop': Fury we can agree on

    Outrageous payout for the 'pepper-spray cop': Fury we can agree on
    Now that we all live inside hermetically-sealed political feedback bubbles when it comes to receiving and reacting to news, it's never been easier to form an opinion on a given story. That's particularly true of the type of Rorschach-test-like stories for...
  • Thousands march in Moscow, demand release of political prisoners

    Thousands march in Moscow, demand release of political prisoners
    MOSCOW -- Several thousand people demanding the release of political prisoners took to the streets of Moscow on Sunday in the biggest protest action so far this fall. On a gray, overcast afternoon, protesters marched along Moscow's central Boulevard...
  • Russia outraged by Polish nationalist attack on its Warsaw embassy

    Russia outraged by Polish nationalist attack on its Warsaw embassy
    Rising tensions between Poland and Russia flared into a fiery rampage on Polish Independence Day, when masked youths and right-wing radicals veered from a peaceful march to hurl bottles, trash and torches at the Russian Embassy in Warsaw. Russia's...
  • Myanmar releases 69 prisoners in act of 'benevolence'

    Myanmar releases 69 prisoners in act of 'benevolence'
    NEW DELHI -- Rushing to meet a self-imposed year-end deadline to release all political prisoners, Myanmar on Friday announced the release of 69 inmates from over a dozen jails nationwide, explaining in a statement that the move demonstrated the “...
  • Ukraine protesters denounce rejection of EU pact

    Ukraine protesters denounce rejection of EU pact
    KIEV, Ukraine — Ukraine's president faced growing street protests at home Friday after he rejected an agreement to tie his nation's political and economic future to the West, instead keeping intact Ukraine's historical links with Moscow. The...
  • Ukraine protesters try to storm presidential headquarters

    Ukraine protesters try to storm presidential headquarters
    KIEV, Ukraine — The political confrontation between President Viktor Yanukovich and his opposition reached a fever pitch Sunday as protesters, armed with flares, bricks and a bulldozer, were rebuffed as they attempted to storm the presidential...
  • As protesters take square, Ukraine president appears to give ground

    As protesters take square, Ukraine president appears to give ground
    KIEV, Ukraine — President Viktor Yanukovich appeared to give ground Monday in the face of massive demonstrations that threatened to hobble his government, seeking to reopen talks with the European Union about forging a closer economic relationship....
  • Iran's president calls for consensus, but divisions run deep

    Iran's president calls for consensus, but divisions run deep
    TEHRAN — In a speech marking Student Day, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday sought "consensus" for his ambitious goals of political reform, economic growth and improved relations with the outside world. But as he spoke to a gathering at...
  • Ukraine protesters clash with police, demand president's resignation

    Ukraine protesters clash with police, demand president's resignation
    KIEV, Ukraine -- Ukrainian riot police used force in an attempt to disperse protesters in downtown Kiev on Wednesday, further stoking opposition leaders, who vowed to coax hundreds of thousands into the streets, rejected more negotiations and demanded...
  • Iran labor protest: Sign of daunting challenges for next president

    Iran labor protest: Sign of daunting challenges for next president
    TEHRAN -- More than 200 steelworkers staged a demonstration Tuesday in front of the Iranian parliament, protesting layoffs and unpaid salaries in an illustration of the daunting economic challenges facing President-elect Hassan Rouhani. One of the laid-...
  • Veterans, protesters, politicians claim closed monument in D.C.

    Veterans, protesters, politicians claim closed monument in D.C.
    The federal government shutdown has lasted nearly two weeks, but the Washington blame game is still open for business. Hundreds of demonstrators pushed past barricades at the sealed-off World War II Memorial Sunday as part of a "Million Vet March" to...