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# protests - Thursday 27 March, 2014

From Business ETC BAI says that Bryan Dobson wasn’t being biased when he called protestors ‘idiots’ Fair And Balanced

BAI says that Bryan Dobson wasn’t being biased when he called protestors ‘idiots’

The BAI did acknowledged that Dobson “could have handled the situation in a better manner”.

# protests - Friday 7 March, 2014

Three charged over protests outside European People’s Party congress

The protests took place last night, and four gardaí were injured during the scuffles.

# protests - Saturday 1 March, 2014

Russia approves use of military in Ukraine

British Foreign Secretary William Hague condemned the decision stating that it is potentially grave threat to the sovereignty.

Students hit with water cannons and tear gas in Venezuela protests

Foreign journalists were among 41 arrested as clashes intensified in the capital Caracas.

# protests - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

Students gear up for new rally in Venezuela

The Venezuelan government is set to name its ambassador to Washington today.

# protests - Sunday 23 February, 2014

Fears of further political violence mount after two die in Bangkok grenade attack

It comes a day after dozens were injured in an attack at an anti-government rally.

Ousted Ukrainian President tried to flee but was stopped by border guards

Viktor Yanukovych’s plane was from leaving the country as Yulia Tymoshenko announces a bid for the presidency.

# protests - Saturday 22 February, 2014

Ukraine parliament votes to oust president

A motion to remove Yanukovych received 328 votes in the 450-seat parliament

Orange Revolution leader freed from prison as president leaves Kiev

Yulia Tymoshenko spearheaded Ukraine’s pro-democracy 2004 Orange Revolution.

# protests - Friday 21 February, 2014

Man allegedly ‘raped with gun’ after arrest in Venezuela protests

The death toll has risen to eight with 137 wounded and more than 100 people detained in the protests.

# protests - Thursday 20 February, 2014

Before and After: Pics of Kiev’s Independence Square City Burning This post contains images

Before and After: Pics of Kiev’s Independence Square

At least 26 people died during violence in the Ukranian city this morning.

# protests - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

At least 25 dead as Ukraine president blames protesters

Another 241 people have been hospitalised in fierce clashes between police and anti-government protesters in Kiev.

# protests - Monday 17 February, 2014

300 taxi drivers protest in Dublin city over ads, parking and too many taxis

They said that they are concerned about the affects that the taxi regulations are having on their livelihood.

# protests - Friday 14 February, 2014

UN calls for action over deaths in Venezuelan protests

Three have died and dozens more injured in anti-government protests this week.

# protests - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

Gay rights student protest takes place at Russian Embassy in Dublin

Last year, Russia banned the promotion and providing of information on homosexuality to under 18-year-olds.

# protests - Friday 31 January, 2014

Ukranian activist says he was tortured and crucified

Thirty-five-year-old Dmytro Bulatov appeared on national television today, more than a week after being reported missing.

# protests - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

Ukraine could be on the verge of civil war

“It is a revolution”, a former president warned the country’s parliament today, as they prepare to debate an amnesty for jailed protesters.

# protests - Sunday 26 January, 2014

Kiev protesters seize police base after opposition leaders reject offer

‘Euromaiden’ demonstrators seized the building in an early morning raid as fresh clashes erupted in the Ukrainian capital.

# protests - Saturday 25 January, 2014

Another fatality in Kiev protests as minister warns peace efforts ‘futile’

Protesters in Kiev are warning the conflict will escalate if President Viktor Yanukovych uses force to end the demonstrations.

# protests - Thursday 23 January, 2014

‘If it’s a bullet to the head, it’s a bullet to the head’ says Ukrainian opposition leader

Ukrainian opposition leaders have issued an ultimatum to President Viktor Yanukovych after talks failure.

# protests - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

State of emergency declared in Bangkok as protests continue

As many as 5,000 protestors were gathered across five really points this morning.

Two killed in Ukraine clashes

Ukraine’s long-running political crisis reached a new phase last week after President Viktor Yanukovych pushed through harsh anti-protest legislation.

# protests - Monday 20 January, 2014

Hundreds wounded as police and protesters clash in freezing temperatures in Ukraine

More than 200 people were wounded amid mounting fury over draconian new anti-protest laws.

# protests - Saturday 18 January, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Everyone’s been talking about the death of toddler Mikaeel Kular in Scotland and the fallout from the CRC revelations…

Explainer: What’s happening with electricity pylons and why is it such a big issue?

Heard a lot about pylons in recent weeks, but not sure what it’s all about. Here’s Eirgrid’s projects explained.

# protests - Thursday 9 January, 2014

Toilet brush becomes an unlikely protest symbol in Hamburg demonstrations

The unrest in the German city centres on the eviction of an anarchist community centre.

# protests - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

Morsi trial delayed to February because of weather in Egypt

The former president is accused of inciting the killings of opposition protesters in December 2012 outside the presidential palace.

# protests - Monday 6 January, 2014

Deadline for submissions on Eirgrid’s Gridlink project closes tomorrow

Opposition groups were out protesting against pylon developments yesterday.

# protests - Saturday 28 December, 2013

Student killed as Egypt police clash with protesters

The unrest follows nationwide repression of Islamist protests after the military-installed government listed the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organisation.

# protests - Friday 27 December, 2013

Hunger strikes and pepper spray – 2013 in protests

Abortion, flags and cuts cuts cuts – here’s a round-up of what people stood against this past year.

# protests - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

The 39 photographs that took our breath away this year

From Commander Hadfield to Batkid, here are the most striking photographs from 2013.

# protests - Sunday 15 December, 2013

“America stands with you,” John McCain tells Ukraine protesters

The EU has suspended historic partnership talks with Ukraine today as 200,000 protesters gathered in Kiev.

# protests - Saturday 14 December, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Everyone’s talking about Gerry Adams at Nelson Mandela’s funeral, Commander Chris Hadfield in Dublin, and the weather…

Ukraine suspends mayor after brutal police crackdown on protesters

The suspended officials are being investigated over allegations they pressured Kiev’s police chief to use violence against the protesters.

# protests - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

Ukrainian security forces fail to retake Kiev city hall after clashes

They made a failed bid to retake the building from 200 opposition activists who have occupied it for a week.

# protests - Monday 9 December, 2013

Thailand set for elections as parliament is dissolved

Up to 100,000 protesters remain on the streets of Bangkok, calling for the complete ousting of the current government.

# protests - Monday 2 December, 2013

Ukraine protesters take over mayor’s office and set up ‘Revolution HQ’

Protesters have taken over several buildings in Kiev after the president scrapped a deal with the EU in favour of closer relations with Russia.

# protests - Friday 29 November, 2013

Thai protesters storm army HQ and ruling party offices

Key government buildings have been targeted in the largest demonstrations since 2010’s mass rallies.

# protests - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

Column: Why don’t the Irish protest against austerity?

There is not much coverage of protests in the media, with the result that many people either don’t know about them or don’t feel like joining them, writes Julien Mercille.

# protests - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

Rabbitte: ‘I want Eirgrid to do everything it can to secure community acceptance’

There have been protests recently opposing EirGrid’s plans to upgrade the transmission network though overhead pylons.

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