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Mexico City assesses damage after violent feminist protest

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Workers erected a wooden wall around Mexico City’s iconic Angel of Independence monument Saturday after feminists defaced it with graffiti during a raucous and violent protest over a string of alleged rapes by police.The disorder Friday night erupted as part of protests that arose this week over a perception that city…

Mexico City assesses damage after violent feminist protest

Workers erected a wooden wall around Mexico City’s iconic Angel of Independence monument Saturday after feminists defaced it with graffiti during a raucous and violent protest over a string of alleged rapes by police. The disorder Friday night erupted as part of protests that arose this week over a perception that city officials were not…

Zimbabwe opposition vows to defy protest ban

Image copyrightGetty ImagesImage caption Nationwide demonstrations erupted in January following a crippling strike over an increase in the price of fuel Zimbabwe’s main opposition group has said it will hold anti-government protests in the capital Harare, …

2 hurt when pickup drives through immigration protest

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island’s attorney general and state police launched investigations Thursday after a truck drove through a group protesting federal immigration policies at a detention center, which has since placed an employee on leave.At least two people were injured, one seriously, Wednesday night outside the Donald W. Wyatt Detention Facility in Central…

Flights resuming at Hong Kong airport after protest chaos

Flights resumed at Hong Kong’s airport Wednesday morning after two days of disruptions marked by outbursts of violence highlighting the hardening positions of pro-democracy protesters and the authorities in the Chinese city that’s a major international travel hub. About three dozen protesters were camped in the airport’s arrivals area, a day after a mass demonstration…

Flights resuming at Hong Kong airport after protest chaos

HONG KONG (AP) — Check-in counters have reopened at Hong Kong’s airport after being shut during protests the previous day.About three dozen protesters remained camped out in the arrivals area Wednesday morning. Flights appeared to be operating normally.The airport closed check-in for remaining flights late Tuesday afternoon as protesters swarmed the terminal and blocked access…