Hong Kong police make arrests in Central district

Hong Kong police make arrests in Central district

Riot police make arrests as pro-democracy demonstrators gather in Hong Kong's Central district on Wednesday.
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Venice underwater as exceptional tide sweeps through canal city

Venice underwater as exceptional tide sweeps through canal city

Venice has been hit by the highest tide in more than 50 years, with tourists wading through flooded streets to seek shelter as a fierce wind whipped up waves in St. Mark's Square.
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Office workers in HK's business district show solidarity to protest movement

Office workers in HK's business district show solidarity to protest movement

A few hundred office workers in Hong Kong's business district gather during lunch time to show solidarity towards the pro-democracy movement.
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Police and Morales supporters clash in La Paz as new leader endorsed

Police and Morales supporters clash in La Paz as new leader endorsed

Clashes erupt between Bolivia's police and Evo Morales supporters in La Paz after deputy senate speaker proclaimed herself Bolivia's new interim president.
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Drone images show thousands of protesters in Santiago

Drone images show thousands of protesters in Santiago

Thousands gather at Plaza Italia in Santiago as mass street demonstrations continue, demanding the resignation of President Sebastian Pinera and greater social reform.
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The morning after in Hong Kong following intense protests

The morning after in Hong Kong following intense protests

Hong Kong's major shopping street Nathan Road is strewn with rubble and barricades following Tuesday's fierce protests.
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Bolivia's Morales condemns 'coup' by interim president

Bolivia's Morales condemns 'coup' by interim president

Bolivia's former president Evo Morales condemned what he called "the sneakiest, most nefarious coup in history" Tuesday after deputy Senate speaker Jeanine Anez proclaimed herself the country's new interim president.
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Bolivian senator proclaims herself president

Bolivian senator proclaims herself president

A deputy speaker of the Bolivian senate, Jeanine Anez, proclaimes herself the country's new interim president during a session of Congress that failed to reach a quorum.
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Flooded palace as record high tide hits flooded Venice

Flooded palace as record high tide hits flooded Venice

A palace is flooded in Venice as a record high tide hits the Italian city, with water levels expected to reach or surpass 1.90 metres (six feet) according to the city's tide monitoring centre.
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Pro-independence protesters block roads in Barcelona

Pro-independence protesters block roads in Barcelona

Protesters with the pro-independence movement block roads in Barcelona, causing traffic to come to a standstill. On Monday, hundreds of separatists shut down the busy motorway between France and Spain at the border in protest over the sentencing l...
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Anger, sadness, relief: mixed feelings among La Paz residents after Morales departure

Anger, sadness, relief: mixed feelings among La Paz residents after Morales departure

After two nights of violence across the city, locals in La Paz, where street barriades remain in place, have mixed feelings about Evo Morales leaving the country.
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Why did one Ohio school district decide to arm its teachers?

Why did one Ohio school district decide to arm its teachers?

In rural Shelby County in Ohio, law enforcement has trained teachers to fight back, should an attacker threaten students. They are among the first in the United States to embrace the controversial strategy of arming teachers.
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