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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip | Israeli fire kills 5 Palestinians at Gaza protest

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Gaza’s Health Ministry says five Palestinians have been killed by Israeli fire at a protest near the fence dividing the territory and Israel. The ministry said Friday that 50 other protesters were wounded by live bullets. Thousands of Palestinians marched Friday after convening at five locations along the fence, burning … Continue reading GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip | Israeli fire kills 5 Palestinians at Gaza protest

MOSCOW | Russians rally to stop increase of pension eligibility age

MOSCOW — Russians held rallies throughout the country Sunday to protest a government plan to raise the age for receiving state pensions. Several thousand people gathered in central Moscow for a protest organized by the Communist Party. Another Moscow protest organized by the A Just Russia party attracted about 1,500 people. Other demonstrations were reported … Continue reading MOSCOW | Russians rally to stop increase of pension eligibility age

BEIJING | China blames local officials for protest over mosque razing

BEIJING— A rare public protest by thousands of Hui Muslims this month was caused by local officials’ recklessness, Chinese authorities said Thursday, without settling concerns a large mosque in the northwestern region would be razed. The governor of the region of Ningxia and a regional Communist Party official said tensions had died out in the … Continue reading BEIJING | China blames local officials for protest over mosque razing

BERLIN | Rumors fueled far-right protest after killing in German city

BERLIN  — Far-right protesters in Chemnitz, one giving the stiff-armed Nazi salute, hoisted a large banner showing bloodied women’s faces on Monday, above the words “we’re colorful until the blood flows.” The message to the boisterous crowd was clear: this is what migrants will do to you wives, sisters and daughters. But the women pictured … Continue reading BERLIN | Rumors fueled far-right protest after killing in German city

WARSAW, Poland | Rally held in Warsaw for Ukraine activist banned from Europe

WARSAW, Poland— Dozens of people have rallied in front of the Interior Ministry in Warsaw to protest the deportation and ban of a Ukrainian activist from the Europe’s 26-nation Schengen area on a Polish request. Lyudmyla Kozlovska, 33, who has a lived in Poland for 10 years and has a Polish husband, was detained at … Continue reading WARSAW, Poland | Rally held in Warsaw for Ukraine activist banned from Europe

WASHINGTON | Trump proposes car-mileage rollback; states sue in protest

WASHINGTON— Citing safety, the Trump administration on Thursday proposed rolling back car-mileage standards, backing away from years of government efforts to cut Americans’ trips to the gas station and reduce unhealthy, climate-changing tailpipe emissions. If the proposed rule becomes final, it could roil the auto industry as it prepares for new model years and weaken … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump proposes car-mileage rollback; states sue in protest

SEOUL, South Korea  | South Korean women protest against ‘spy cam porn’

SEOUL, South Korea  — Thousands of South Korean women gathered in Seoul on Saturday to demand stronger government action to fight the spread of intimate photos and video taken by hidden cameras, which they say has women living in constant anxiety and distress. Police said about 18,000 took part in the women-only protest, with demonstrators … Continue reading SEOUL, South Korea  | South Korean women protest against ‘spy cam porn’

BARCELONA, Spain  | The Latest: Columbus statue protest over migrant deaths

BARCELONA, Spain  — The Latest on migration into Europe (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Activists in Barcelona have dressed a statue of 15th-century explorer Christopher Columbus in an orange life-vest to draw attention to the loss of migrant and refugee lives in the Mediterranean Sea. Two volunteer firefighters on Wednesday climbed the 60-meter (197-foot) monument … Continue reading BARCELONA, Spain  | The Latest: Columbus statue protest over migrant deaths