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Venezuela’s growing middle-class revolt – CBC.ca

CBC.caOn Monday, Venezuelans woke up to find barricades of pipes, trash and branches burning in the streets. Improvised roadblocks, cutting off neighbourhoods from each other and from the central core of certain cities, appeared simultaneously in eight states of …Venezuela Protests Continue, National Guardsman KilledVoice of AmericaLittle carnival celebration as tension escalates in VenezuelaeuronewsForeigners detained […]

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Venezuela Protests Continue, National Guardsman Killed – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaAnti-government protesters continued to clash with Venezuela’s security forces overnight, as violent street demonstrations dragged into the third day of a national holiday. Scattered barricades blocked streets Saturday in the capital, Caracas, as student …Foreigners detained in VenezuelaSky News AustraliaMaduro Reaches Out to Critics as Venezuelan Death Toll IncreasesBusinessweekAnti-government protests continue in VenezuelaThe […]

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Death toll from Venezuela street protests rises to 18 – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukScattered barricades blocked streets and protesters battled police in some Caracas neighbourhoods Friday even while life went on as usual in others as a political standoff persisted through the second day of national holidays. In spite of the long weekend …Slum Dwellers in Caracas Ask, What Protests?New York TimesMaduro sends Venezuelans to beach in bid […]

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Slum Dwellers in Caracas Ask, What Protests? – New York Times

New York TimesAntigovernment protesters blocking a street in San Cristóbal, in western Venezuela, decorated their barrier like a beach scene. Credit Meridith Kohut for The New York Times. the main story. the main story. …Jailed Venezuela protest leader mocks Maduro’s talksReutersFrom Prison, Former Mayor Galvanizes Venezuela OppositionWall Street JournalScott, Rubio boost sanctions push, bash Obama […]

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Venezuelan protests persist at start of holiday – Washington Post

Washington PostCARACAS, Venezuela — The start of a weeklong string of holidays leading up to the March 5 anniversary of former President Hugo Chavez’s death did not completely pull protesters from the streets Thursday as the government apparently hoped. Hundreds of …Street Protests Continue in VenezuelaABC News17 Have now died in Venezuela protestsFox News LatinoVenezuela […]

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Venezuela Leader Fights Unrest With Fiesta – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalCARACAS, Venezuela—Some opposition leaders are calling for the unthinkable: a cancellation of Carnival celebrations this year to mourn those who died in recent weeks during the worst civil unrest here in a decade. But President Nicolás Maduro, in an …Carnival holiday may take heat out of Venezuela crisisReutersVenezuelan Protests Mark Start of Six-Day […]

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Pope calls for calm and dialogue amid Venezuela unrest – Reuters

ReutersCARACAS (Reuters) – Pope Francis called on Wednesday for an end to violence in Venezuela that has killed at least 13 people and urged politicians to take the lead in calming the nation’s worst unrest for a decade. Both political camps were demonstrating in …Pope Francis Calls for ‘Sincere Dialogue’ in VenezuelaVoice of AmericaVenezuela Hosts […]

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Militias Hunt Kiev for Looters From Central Bank to Bling Palace – Bloomberg

Bloomberg“The fact that the situation in Kiev is relatively calm is due to the fact the city is in a state of shock,” said Fyodor Lukyanov, head of the Council on Foreign and Defense Policy in Moscow. “They must receive official legal status, otherwise these …Mourners Hold Memorial to Honor Slain Protesters in KievNBCNews.comFollowing Bloody […]

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Tweeting the Revolution: Social Media Use and the #Euromaidan Protests – Huffington Post

Huffington PostAt the Social Media and Political Participation lab at NYU we have been closely following social media activity related to the protests since they began in November, collecting Twitter and Facebook data related to key protest hashtags. Our findings …Social Media and Christian Ministry: Reaching the World for the Kingdom of GodChristianityToday.comStudy shows concern […]

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Army sending paratroopers to restive Venezuela area as security forces try to … – Fox News

Fox NewsCARACAS, Venezuela – Paratroopers are heading to a Venezuelan border area torn by fierce clashes between police and anti-government protesters, while security forces are being accused of turning many parts of the country into free-fire zones in their bid …Protests Swell in Venezuela as Places to Rally DisappearNew York TimesProtests Against Venezuela’s Government Escalate […]

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Protests Against Venezuela’s Government Escalate — Update 2 – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalCARACAS, Venezuela–Protests against President Nicolás Maduro’s government escalated Thursday, with thousands of demonstrators burning tires and cars and security forces fighting back to gain control of the streets in the capital and in other cities.Will Venezuela’s protests fizzle out? (+video)Christian Science MonitorProtests Swell in Venezuela as Places to Rally DisappearNew York TimesProtesters and […]

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Leader of Protests in Venezuela Turns Himself In – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalLeopoldo López gets into a National Guard vehicle Tuesday after delivering a fiery speech to supporters as he gave himself up to authorities. Reuters. CARACAS, Venezuela—Opposition leader Leopoldo López, facing accusations from Venezuela’s …Venezuela Opposition Leader Jailed Over ProtestsABC NewsVenezuela protest leader Leopoldo Lopez surrenders, 4th person dies in unrestNew York Daily NewsProtests […]

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4 Killed, Including a Police Officer, as Thai Police Move In on Protests – New York Times

New York TimesBANGKOK — Four people, including a police officer, were killed and at least 64 were injured on Tuesday as antigovernment demonstrators resisted attempts by thousands of riot police officers to dislodge them from the streets surrounding the prime minister’s …At Least Four Dead in Bangkok ClashesWall Street JournalThai police clash with protesters, leaving […]

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Thai riot police, protesters, face each other at government headquarters – The Star Online

The Star OnlineSoldiers stands guard at the temporary office of Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra during a protest in Bangkok February 17, 2014. REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom. BANGKOK (Reuters) – Lines of Thai riot police confronted anti-government protesters …Defiant Thai protesters besiege government buildingsTimes of IndiaThai Protests Heat Up, Hurting Economy: 2nd UpdateWall Street JournalDefiant Thai protesters […]

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Venezuela Protests Leave 5 Injured in Fourth Day of Unrest – Businessweek

BusinessweekAt least five protesters were injured today in Venezuela’s capital as opposition groups and government supporters marched for the fourth day. Tear gas shot by national police around the Plaza Altamira in Caracas after student protesters blocked access to a …Venezuela Political Tensions Rise amid Protests, ClashesVoice of AmericaManhunt underway for Venezuelan opposition leaderTelegraph.co.ukJohn Kerry […]

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Venezuela Political Tensions Rise amid Protests, Clashes – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaVenezuelan President Nicolas Maduro responded Saturday to ongoing opposition protests with a counter-demonstration by thousands of his supporters. President Maduro used the pro-government rally in Caracas to denounce opposition leader Leopoldo …Pro and anti-Maduro marches gather thousands in VenezuelaBBC NewsEntrenched positions, deep rifts in VenezuelaBusiness RecorderVenezuela music star Dudamel targeted by opposition criticsThe […]

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Venezuela: Pro and anti-Maduro marches go ahead in Caracas – BBC News

BBC NewsSupporters and opponents of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro have taken to the streets of the capital, Caracas, in rival marches. The demonstrations come at a time of growing political tension in Venezuela. Three people were killed during …‘Chavistas’ march in Venezuela, opposition protests continueReutersCritics blast Venezuelan classical maestro DudamelWashington PostVenezuela & Social Media: Nation […]

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Venezuela frees some student protesters, unrest continues – Reuters

ReutersCARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuelan authorities freed 25 student protesters on Friday pending trial and said that 74 others arrested after this week’s deadly political turmoil would be processed within hours. Demonstrators gathered in various cities as they have …Protests, violence continue in VenezuelaCNNVenezuela Media Largely Ignored ProtestsWall Street JournalAnti-Maduro protests renew Venezuela turmoilChannel News AsiaABC […]

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Protests in Venezuela continue as dozens remain jailed – Washington Post

Washington PostCARACAS — President Nicolas Maduro’s government kept dozens of student protesters behind bars Friday as unrest continued across Venezuela after this week’s deadly political violence. Student demonstrators gathered again in various cities to denounce …Anti-Maduro protests persist in Venezuela, dozens jailedReuters UKStudents launch fresh protests in VenezuelaDaily TimesStudents gather for another protest in VenezuelaChannel […]

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San Jose Seeks San Francisco Tech Firms Amid Protests Against Techies – CBS Local

San Jose Seeks San Francisco Tech Firms Amid Protests Against TechiesCBS LocalSAN JOSE (KPIX 5) — As protests heat up in San Francisco over so-called “Google buses” and tax breaks for tech companies, San Jose officials are hoping to lure companies with a friendlier business climate. Thousands of new housing units are coming … …read […]

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As Olympics Open, Social Media Is a Prism for Protests Against Russia’s Ant … – New York Times (blog)

As Olympics Open, Social Media Is a Prism for Protests Against Russia’s Ant …New York Times (blog)As my colleagues in Sochi write in their live-blog, the Winter Olympics have officially begun with the completion of the opening ceremony, and social media is again being used as a stage for expressions of L.G.B.T. rights. Many on […]

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Thai Vote Fails to Ease Tensions as Protests Disrupt Poll – Bloomberg

BloombergAngry residents yell at police and officials protesting against not being able to cast… Read More. Angry residents yell at police and officials protesting against not being able to cast their ballot as many polling stations were blocked by protesters during the …Thailand’s nationwide elections free of violence despite fearsWashington PostThailand election disrupted by protestsBBC […]

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Tense Thai Elections Go Ahead Despite Protests – ABC News

ABC NewsProtesters trying to derail Thailand’s national elections forced the closure of hundreds of polling stations in a highly contentious vote that has become the latest flashpoint in the country’s deepening political crisis. Around the country, the vast majority of voting …Bangkok gunmen appeared to be military trainedSydney Morning HeraldThai protesters join final anti-govt march […]

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Ukraine’s President Goes on Sick Leave as Protests Roil – New York Times

New York TimesKIEV, Ukraine — Viktor F. Yanukovych, the president of Ukraine, went on sick leave on Thursday, leaving negotiated efforts to resolve the country’s political crisis hanging. A statement on the president’s website said Mr. Yanukovych, 63, was taking time off …Why is Ukraine torn between East and West?BBC NewsYanukovych taken ill as protesters […]

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Ukraine to debate amnesty for protesters – BBC News

BBC NewsUkraine’s parliament is due to debate a possible amnesty for scores of protesters arrested in anti-government demonstrations. President Viktor Yanukovych has said he wants to make the amnesty conditional on protesters leaving official buildings and taking …Ukraine President Fails to Quell Protests After Ally Quits (2)BusinessweekUkraine’s Prime Minister Resigns, but Protesters Don’t CareTIMEUkraine opposition […]

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Ukraine crisis: Protests to continue despite PM post offer – BBC News

BBC NewsUkrainian opposition leader Arseniy Yatsenyuk says protests will continue despite President Viktor Yanukovych’s offer to appoint him as prime minister. Mr Yatsenyuk said the opposition was generally ready to accept leadership, but several key demands must …Ukraine President Offers Posts to Opposition LeadersWall Street JournalOpposition Says No to Ukraine on Power ShareNew York TimesUkraine […]

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Protests in Ukraine – The Economist

The EconomistInstead, it was a day of civil unrest and perhaps the biggest test of Ukraine’s post-Soviet integrity. After two months of largely peaceful encampment on the Maidan in Kiev, the protests turned violent. Five people were reported killed and hundreds …Kiev Truce Falls Apart, and Unrest ResurgesNew York TimesClashes Rage in Kiev, 2 Police […]

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Ukraine unrest: President Yanukovych offers ‘concessions’ – BBC News

BBC NewsUkrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has offered what appear to be concessions to the opposition as anti-government protests spread. Mr Yanukovych pledged to amend recently approved tough anti-protest laws, reshuffle the government and grant an …Ukraine Protests: Behind Kiev’s barricadesTelegraph.co.ukUkraine unrest spreads beyond KievFinancial TimesAnti-government protests turn deadly in Kiev, UkraineLos Angeles TimesRT –CHANNELS –Wall […]