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World 29 Oct 2017 | 9:40 PM

Trump and Netanyahu share a kiss on West Bank wall mural

BETHLEHEM, West Bank (Reuters) - Another Donald Trump mural believed to be the work of Australian graffiti artist Lushsux has popped up on Israel's barrier in the occupied West Bank, this time depicting the U.S. president sharing a kiss with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

World 04 Aug 2017 | 6:51 PM

Bethlehem graffiti lampoons Trump embrace of Israeli wall

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's promised wall along the Mexican border may be a tall order, but at least he has left his mark on the Israeli security barrier that he has promoted as a model.

World 20 Aug 2016 | 11:11 PM

Police pull down 'favela' built on Copacabana to protest Games

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - A mock favela built on Copacabana beach to protest the lack of an Olympic legacy for Rio de Janeiro's poor was broken up by police on Saturday, who said it was blocking access to the beach.

World 13 Jul 2015 | 10:20 PM

Pope offers rare 'mea culpa' about neglect of middle class

ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (Reuters) - Pope Francis acknowledged on Monday he had neglected problems of the middle class and said he was willing to have a dialogue with Americans who disagree with his criticism of capitalism.

World 24 Jun 2015 | 12:55 PM

Hong Kong's pro-democracy street camps come to a quiet end

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong authorities began clearing away the last pro-democracy encampments near government headquarters on Wednesday, watched by a handful of demonstrators in a quiet but poignant end to nine months of street protests.

World 25 Mar 2015 | 2:40 PM

Hong Kong ready for fresh 'Occupy' protests says city leader

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong's leader said on Wednesday the city was prepared for a fresh flareup of pro-democracy street protests, while issuing a call to arms against opposition democratic lawmakers who have disrupted government policy-making in the legislature.

AseanPlus News 31 Oct 2014 | 10:40 AM

For Hong Kong youngsters, protests bring taste of freedom

HONG KONG, Oct 31, 2014 (AFP) - A month on the streets has given young Hong Kong democracy protesters a taste of life outside the city's cramped shoebox apartments - and away from the prying eyes of overprotective parents.

AseanPlus News 23 Oct 2014 | 3:29 PM

Hong Kong protests: saving the movement's art

HONG KONG (AFP) - A band of Hong Kong art guardians are on constant standby at the city's sprawling protest site. Their mission: to swoop in and save a vast array of creative works -- including the towering "Umbrella Man" statue -- if the police move in.

World 11 Oct 2014 | 11:50 PM

Pitching tents, Hong Kong democracy protesters dig in for long haul

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hundreds of student activists camped overnight at major protest sites in Hong Kong as the democracy movement sought to re-gather momentum after the government called off talks on defusing unrest in the global financial hub.

World 20 Feb 2014 | 8:21 PM

Pussy Riot mocks Russia's Olympics in music video

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) - Protest group Pussy Riot published their first music video since two members were freed from jail, mocking President Vladimir Putin's hosting of the Olympics as a public relations stunt papering over human rights violations in Russia.