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COLUMBUS, Ohio | Thousands rally in Ohio for solution to pension crisis

COLUMBUS, Ohio  — The house. Food on the table. Survival. Those are some of the ways workers and retirees who demonstrated in Ohio’s capital Thursday described the pension payments they are fighting to protect. “It’s everything, mostly, because you worked all of them years,” said Duane Ross, 61, of Cadiz, who spent 30 years in … Continue reading COLUMBUS, Ohio | Thousands rally in Ohio for solution to pension crisis

ATHENS, Greece  | Greek financial markets rally on deal paving to bailout exit

ATHENS, Greece  — Greece’s financial markets rallied Friday on news that the country’s creditors have agreed to debt relief measures that pave the way for an end to the nation’s eight-year bailout program in two months. Bond markets rose, leading to a drop in the government’s borrowing rates. The yield on Greece’s benchmark 10-year bond … Continue reading ATHENS, Greece  | Greek financial markets rally on deal paving to bailout exit

Report: 2 protesters in western Iran killed at night rally

TEHRAN, Iran /December 30, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — A semi-official news agency in Iran has quoted a government official as saying two protesters were killed at a rally overnight. The Mehr news agency reported Sunday that the two protesters were killed in Doroud, in Iran’s Lorestan province. Mehr quoted Habibollah Khojastepour, the security deputy of Lorestan’s … Continue reading Report: 2 protesters in western Iran killed at night rally

Thousands rally in Pakistan against Trump’s Jerusalem move

KARACHI, Pakistan /December 17, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) —Thousands of Islamists have rallied in two major cities in Pakistan to condemn U.S. President Donald Trump for declaring Jerusalem Israel’s capital. Supporters of the Jamaat-e-Islami party in Karachi and advocates of U.S.-wanted Islamist Hafiz Saeed in Lahore dispersed peacefully after rallying Sunday for the Palestinian cause. Protests have … Continue reading Thousands rally in Pakistan against Trump’s Jerusalem move

Saakashvili’s supporters rally in Ukrainian capital

KIEV, Ukraine December 17, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — About 5,000 supporters of opposition leader Mikheil Saakashvili rallied in Ukraine’s capital Sunday, pushing for the ouster of the nation’s president and briefly attempting to seize a public building. Saakashvili’s followers marched across Kiev and then rallied with the former Georgian president and ex-Ukrainian governor on Independence Square … Continue reading Saakashvili’s supporters rally in Ukrainian capital

At rally, Hezbollah chief vows to return focus to Israel

BEIRUT /December 11, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — Tens of thousands of Lebanese and Palestinians attended a Hezbollah rally in Beirut on Monday, where the militant group’s leader vowed to return its focus to Israel after years of fighting in Syria’s civil war. Chanting “Oh America, you are the Great Satan,” while pumping their fists in the … Continue reading At rally, Hezbollah chief vows to return focus to Israel

Pakistan Islamists rally on after deadly clashes with police

ISLAMABAD/November 26, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Pakistani Islamists pressed ahead with their rally near Islamabad in even larger numbers on Sunday, a day after clashes with police left six dead and dozens wounded. Angry protesters gathered on the edge of Pakistan’s capital torched a car, three motorcycles and a guard post erected near the rally site … Continue reading Pakistan Islamists rally on after deadly clashes with police

Thousands rally in London to protest Britain’s exit from EU

LONDON/September 9, 2017 (AP)(STL.News)(Keywords: London, protest, EU) — Thousands marched Saturday to Parliament in central London to protest Britain’s plan to withdraw from the European Union. Organizers of the “People’s March for Europe” said the goal was to “unite, rethink and reject” the Conservative government’s plan to implement Brexit by 2019. Some protesters carried the … Continue reading Thousands rally in London to protest Britain’s exit from EU