Week in pictures: From may day rallies to Mosul clashes
A photo round-up of some of last week’s key events, including protests in Indonesia, Brazil and Venezuela.
Police clash with protesters as Paris demonstrations turn violent
Fierce clashes between police and protesters on the streets of Paris left riot officers injured after the fringes of an annual trade union demonstration turned violent. A water cannon was deployed and tear gas filled the air on the sidelines of the march as masked youths threw Molotov cocktails at security forces.
Violent clashes break out at may day march in Paris
Heavy clashes erupt at May Day demonstrations in Paris ahead of a historic election that will see the neoliberal Macron square off against the neo-fascist Le Pen.
Tear gas, over 200 arrests at may day clashes in Istanbul (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)
May Day rallies in Tukey’s most populous city descended into clashes with the police, as several activist groups tried to get into cordoned-off areas of the city. Over 200 people have been detained, and at least one man was reportedly killed.
One French police officer was seriously burnt and two others injured in clashes at a may day demonstration in Paris on Monday in which protesters threw Molotov cocktails and other missiles, the police said.
Peaceful rallies give way to May Day clash, injuries on Capitol Hill
Police fired pepper spray and flash bangs to disperse the crowds after reportedly being assaulted with rocks and other objects thrown by black-clad protesters, who also smashed windows, overturned trash bins and damaged cars along Broadway.
At least nine protesters were arrested and five police officers injured during May Day clashes in Seattle.
Police uniforms catch fire at Paris May Day clashes
Police and protesters clashed, May 1 in Paris, during demonstrations tied to a May Day march. Protesters threw gasoline bombs at police, who reacted with tear gas.
Turkey: More than 200 detained in May Day clashes
May Day turned ugly in Turkey on Monday as protesters clashed with police.
May Day clashes in Paris leave police officer with serious burns
Protesters throw petrol bombs and missiles in running street battle with riot police
Also: A study on political divisions among white evangelicals; President Trump will speak with President Putin by phone today; and the threat of heavy rain and flooding persists in the central U.S.
May Day marches see large crowds, some clashes with police
A May Day march in Paris turned violent less than a week before the runoff French presidential election, while other marches around the world also saw clashes with police.
Dozens of activists gathered at Moore Square Park in Raleigh this morning for a May Day rally. May Day is International Workers Day and activists said the rally was about defending all workers.
May Day protesters clash with police in Paris, Istanbul
PARIS — May Day is a time to celebrate workers around the world and the gains made by labor advocates, but it’s also a time when police are on high alert as the gatherings in many cities are known to get violent. Though May Day was originally a celebration of spring — replete with flowers and dancing — it has, since the late 19th century, become known for labor rallies.
May Day Clashes in Paris, BBC OS – BBC World Service
May Day clashes in the French capital between protesters and riot police
France labour unrest: Clashes erupt at May Day march – BBC News
French police clash with demonstrators in Paris during a May Day parade organised by trade unions to protest against a controversial labour bill.
MAY DAY CARNAGE: Havoc across Europe as protestors clash with police in violent scenes
ANNUAL May Day protests have descended into violence as thousands took to the streets across many European cities.
Riot in Paris as protesters clash with police and Front National supporters at May Day workers’ march
Six riot police officers have been injured, two "very seriously" in clashes between masked protesters on the fringes of May Day marches in Paris.
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