Political and civil unrest

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam, center, leaves a mosque in Hong Kong, Monday, Oct. 21, 2019. Lam and other officials apologized to leaders of the Kowloon Mosque after riot police sprayed the building's gate and some people nearby with a blue-dyed liquid from a water cannon as they tried to contain pro-democracy demonstrations Sunday. (AP Photo)
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October 21, 2019 - 6:42 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong officials apologized to Muslim leaders Monday after riot police sprayed a mosque and bystanders with a water cannon while trying to contain turbulent pro-democracy demonstrations in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory. The city's leader, Chief Executive Carrie Lam, and...
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People hold up their phones with the torches switched on during a Catalan pro-independence protest in Barcelona, Spain, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019. Barcelona and the rest of the restive Spanish region of Catalonia are reeling from several days of violent protests for the sentencing of 12 separatist leaders to lengthy prison sentences.Riots have broken out at nightfall following huge peaceful protests each day since Monday's Supreme Court verdict. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
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October 21, 2019 - 5:06 am
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spanish leader Pedro Sánchez is traveling to Barcelona, the protest-struck capital of the northeastern Catalonia region, to visit with injured police officers and talks with officials in charge of security. Clashes between separatists and police waned over the weekend after...
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South Korean Justice Minister Cho Kuk, center, leaves the Gwacheon Government Complex in Gwacheon, South Korea, Monday, Oct. 14, 2019. Cho on Monday offered to step down amid an investigation into allegations of financial crimes and academic favors surrounding his family, a scandal that has rocked Seoul's liberal government and deeply polarized national opinion. (Ryu Hyung-suck/Yonhap via AP)
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October 20, 2019 - 11:37 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Prosecutors said Monday they are seeking to arrest the wife of South Korea's former justice minister, who resigned last week amid allegations of financial crimes and academic fraud surrounding his family that sparked huge protests and dented the popularity of President...
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Tennessee Titans defenders Tennessee Titans defenders Jeffery Simmons (98) and Jurrell Casey (99) celebrate after stopping the Los Angeles Chargers on their final drive of the game in the fourth quarter of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. The Titans won 23-20. (AP Photo/James Kenney)
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October 20, 2019 - 9:40 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans came up with an amazing goal-line stand stopping the Los Angeles Chargers. Not once, twice but thrice. Each time, they needed the replay official to overturn the call on the field turning what the Chargers thought were a pair of go-ahead touchdowns and a...
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A van set on fire by protesters burns in Santiago, Chile, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019. Protests in the country have spilled over into a new day, even after President Sebastian Pinera cancelled the subway fare hike that prompted massive and violent demonstrations. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)
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October 20, 2019 - 9:10 pm
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Protests and violence in Chile spilled over into a new day and raged into Sunday night despite the president cancelling a subway fare hike that has prompted violent demonstrations. Officials in the Santiago region said three people died in fires at two looted supermarkets...
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Protestors set fire on a street to prevent police from approaching in Hong Kong, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019. Hong Kong protesters again flooded streets on Sunday, ignoring a police ban on the rally and setting up barricades amid tear gas and firebombs. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
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October 20, 2019 - 8:33 pm
HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong streets descended into chaotic scenes following an unauthorized pro-democracy rally Sunday, as protesters set up roadblocks and torched businesses, and police responded with tear gas and a water cannon. Protesters tossed firebombs and took their anger out on shops with...
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A protester kicks a tear gas canister launched by police during a protest in Santiago, Chile, Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019. The protests started on Friday afternoon when high school students flooded subway stations, jumping turnstiles, dodging fares and vandalizing stations as part of protests against a fare hike, but by nightfall had extended throughout Santiago with students setting up barricades and fires at the entrances to subway stations, forcing President Sebastian Pinera to announce a state of emergency and deploy the armed forces into the streets. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)
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October 19, 2019 - 10:55 pm
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Chilean President Sebastián Piñera on Saturday announced the suspension of a subway fare hike that had prompted violent student protests, less than a day after he declared a state of emergency amid rioting and commuter chaos in the capital. Soldiers patrolled the streets in...
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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks during the Brexit debate inside the House of Commons in London Saturday Oct. 19, 2019. At the rare weekend sitting of Parliament, Prime Minister Boris Johnson implored legislators to ratify the Brexit deal he struck this week with the other 27 EU leaders. Lawmakers voted Saturday in favour of the 'Letwin Amendment', which seeks to avoid a no-deal Brexit on October 31. (Jessica Taylor/House of Commons via AP)
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October 19, 2019 - 10:54 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 10:15 p.m. The British government has formally asked the European Union for a delay to Brexit — but also sent a letter from Prime Minister Boris Johnson arguing against it. Johnson was forced to request a delay after Parliament voted to delay a...
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Protesters attend a prayer rally at Edinburgh Place in Hong Kong, Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019. Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters are set for another weekend of civil disobedience as they prepare to hold an unauthorized protest march to press their demands. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
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October 19, 2019 - 8:56 pm
HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong anti-government protesters appealed for international help as they prepared to hold an unauthorized protest march Sunday to press their demands. Waving U.S. and British flags, supporters held a prayer rally on Saturday night to call for outside help for their cause. The...
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Anti-government protesters shout slogans against the Lebanese government during a protest in Beirut, Lebanon, Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019. The blaze of protests was unleashed a day earlier when the government announced a slate of new proposed taxes, including a $6 monthly fee for using Whatsapp voice calls. The measures set a spark to long-smoldering anger against top leaders from the president and prime minister to the numerous factional figures many blame for decades of corruption and mismanagement. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
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October 19, 2019 - 5:49 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon's influential Hezbollah leader said Saturday he is against the government's resignation as nationwide protests gained momentum on their third day, calling for the removal of the country's political elite. Hassan Nasrallah said the current unity government should instead bring...
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