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Hong Kong's pro-democracy protesters defiant, but rally turnout hits a low

Hong Kong's pro-democracy protesters defiant, but rally turnout hits a lowBy Venus Wu HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong’s annual pro-democracy protest saw one of the lowest turnouts in history, as thousands braved sweltering heat to protest against Beijing’s tightening grip over the city on Sunday, the 21st anniversary of its return to Chinese rule. Hong Kong’s opposition has lost much steam in the past year, which saw elected pro-democracy legislators disqualified and some of the most prominent activists jailed. Against the fall of Hong Kong.” “Now the government is already siding with the Communist Party.



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'I beg skies to show mercy': Thais rally behind cave rescue

'I beg skies to show mercy': Thais rally behind cave rescueMAE SAI, Thailand (AP) — It's a simple melody sung to the plucking of acoustic guitars by schoolchildren sitting around candles: "I beg the skies to show mercy and empathy/ My brothers are in Tham Luang Khun Nang Non/ Let them pass this danger, I beg."



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Immigration Protesters Rally Outside Stephen Miller's Apartment

Immigration Protesters Rally Outside Stephen Miller's ApartmentAbout 20 people gathered in front of White House aide Stephen Miller's



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Second person dies following Saturday's grenade attack at Ethiopia rally – minister

Second person dies following Saturday's grenade attack at Ethiopia rally - ministerA second person has died after a deadly grenade attack in Ethiopia’s capital on Saturday which injured more than 150 people at rally attended by new prime minister Abiy Ahmed. Nine police officials, including the deputy head of the capital Addis Ababa’s police commission, have been arrested for what authorities said were security lapses. Health Minister Amir Aman said on Twitter that as of 11 am on Sunday, two people had been killed and 156 wounded, with five of them in critical condition.



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Second person dies following Saturday's grenade attack at Ethiopia rally: minister

Second person dies following Saturday's grenade attack at Ethiopia rally: ministerA second person has died after a deadly grenade attack in Ethiopia’s capital on Saturday which injured more than 150 people at rally attended by new prime minister Abiy Ahmed. Nine police officials, including the deputy head of the capital Addis Ababa’s police commission, have been arrested for what authorities said were security lapses. Health Minister Amir Aman said on Twitter that as of 11 am on Sunday, two people had been killed and 156 wounded, with five of them in critical condition.



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1 dead after attack at huge rally for Ethiopia's new PM

1 dead after attack at huge rally for Ethiopia's new PMADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — A thwarted attempt to hurl a grenade at Ethiopia's reformist new prime minister led to a deadly explosion Saturday at a massive rally in support of sweeping changes in Africa's second most populous country. Nine police officials were arrested, state media reported.



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Immigration rally in NYC to mark 'World Refugee Day'

Immigration rally in NYC to mark 'World Refugee Day'Hundreds of New Yorkers from refugee, immigrant, religious and advocacy communities held a march in observance of World Refugee Day. Marchers laid out 85 pairs of shoes to represent 85,000 refugees who were not allowed into the U.S. in 2018, carried orange rafts symbolizing refugee ocean crossings and read the names of refugees who died in transit.



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Jennifer Hudson sings 'Amazing Grace' at the March for Our Lives: Road to Change rally

Jennifer Hudson sings 'Amazing Grace' at the March for Our Lives: Road to Change rallyChance the Rapper and former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords also participated in the Chicago rally on Friday.



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The Latest: Hamas says it will proceed with mass rally

The Latest: Hamas says it will proceed with mass rallyJERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the opening of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem and protests along with Israel-Gaza border (all times local):



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Russian protest leader Navalny detained at anti-Putin rally

Russian protest leader Navalny detained at anti-Putin rallyRussian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was detained on Saturday at an unsanctioned rally in central Moscow, two days ahead of Vladimir Putin’s inauguration for a fourth Kremlin term. The 41-year-old protest leader was detained along with a number of his supporters as a huge crowd packed a central square in Moscow to protest Putin’s swearing ceremony on Monday. As police grabbed Navalny some supporters shouted “Shame” in Ukrainian, a famous slogan of the Kiev uprising that ousted a Kremlin-backed regime in 2014.



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