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Weeping teenage climate activists in peaceful protest near London’s Heathrow

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Climate change activists attend an Extinction Rebellion protest outside Heathrow Airport in London, Britain April 19, 2019. REUTERS/Simon Dawson LONDON (Reuters) – Teenage protesters staged an emotional protest at political inaction on climate change near London’s Heathrow Airport on Friday, a further day of actions that have caused transport snarl-ups in the British capital. The Read More

Climate change protesters block access to French multinationals

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PARIS (Reuters) – Climate activists blocked hundreds of employees from entering the headquarters of French bank Societe Generale, state-run utility EDF and oil giant Total on Friday, environmental group Greenpeace said. Environmental activists block the entrance of the French bank Societe Generale headquarters during a “civil disobedience action” to urge world leaders to act against Read More

Climate-change protesters say they will target London’s Heathrow Airport

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A person walks across Waterloo Bridge during the Extinction Rebellion protest in London, Britain April 18, 2019. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls LONDON (Reuters) – The Extinction Rebellion group of climate change campaigners said it planned to hold a protest at London’s Heathrow Airport on Friday, opening a new front in its demonstrations that have caused transport snarl-ups Read More

‘Sovereign decision of Ecuadoreans’?! Amid street clashes, Moreno denies Assange arrest was revenge

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Ecuador’s president Lenin Moreno claimed the expulsion and arrest of Julian Assange had nothing to do with the US pressure or himself seeking revenge for damaging leaks, telling RT these are all insinuations by his predecessor. Assange spent almost seven years holed up in the Ecuadorean embassy in London until last week, when Moreno abruptly Read More

Uganda may offer ousted Sudan leader refuge despite ICC warrant

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By Philip Whiteside, international news reporter Uganda will consider an offer of asylum for ousted Sudan leader Omar al Bashir despite an indictment for his arrest by the International Criminal Court. Bashir is wanted by the court in The Hague for crimes against humanity, murder, extermination, torture and rape, among other crimes, in the Darfur Read More

Climate-change protesters disrupt London docklands train service

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LONDON (Reuters) – Two environmental activists climbed onto the roof of a train in London’s Canary Wharf financial district on Wednesday as part of a third day of action to force Britain to take more radical measures to avert climate change. Climate change activists demonstrate during the Extinction Rebellion protest, at Canary Wharf DLR station Read More

‘Out traitor, out!’ Violent clashes as massive pro-Assange protest hits Ecuador’s capital

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Riot police have attacked scores of people who flooded onto the streets of Ecuador’s capital and branded their president a “traitor.” Protesters were venting anger at the decision to hand Julian Assange over to the UK. The massive rally in Quito was held to voice unease over the role Ecuador played in arranging for Julian Read More

Climate change protesters climb on train at London’s Canary Wharf

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Climate change activists demonstrate during the Extinction Rebellion protest, at Canary Wharf DLR station in London, Britain April 17, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls LONDON (Reuters) – Two climate change activists climbed onto the roof of a train at Canary Wharf’s Docklands Light Railway station in London as part of a third day of action to pressure Read More

Climate-change protesters vow to disrupt London underground

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LONDON (Reuters) – Environmental activists vowed to disrupt London underground train services in a third day of action on Wednesday in a bid to force the British government to take more radical measures to avert what they cast as an imminent global climate cataclysm. Climate change activists block Parliament Square during the Extinction Rebellion protest Read More